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Sokoto Assembly confirms Governor Tambuwal’s 26 commissioner nominees

Tambuwal, who is of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), secured a second term in office after he defeated the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Alhaji Ahmad Aliyu, with a slight margin of 342 votes in the 2019 governorship election.
Sokoto State Governor, Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal

Governor Tambuwal dissovles cabinet, seeks forgiveness

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto state on Tuesday announced the dissolution of members of his cabinet, Special Advisers and all political appointees whose tenure have expired as he seeks forgiveness of all.
Staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) confirm ballot papers for house of representatives during the electoral preparation at a local office of INEC in Port Harcourt, southern Nigeria, on February 22, 2019, a day before postponed voting day.Yasuyoshi CHIBA / AFP

Supplementary elections: Chaos in Sokoto as party bigwigs clash at polling units

Some notable party Chieftains have engaged in popularity supremacy at Magajin Gari ward ‘B’ Shiyyar Danfarijo polling unit 005 and 009, where supplementary polls are taking place.
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Sokoto rerun: Police step in as PDP, APC supporters clash over vote-buying allegation

As supplementary elections took off on Saturday at a polling unit in Sokoto South Local Government Area in Sokoto State, supporters and agents of the two major political parties, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and All Progressives Congress (APC) were seen exchanging blows over an allegation of vote-buying as voting process turned rowdy.

Aminu Tambuwal assign portfolios to new commissioners

Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has assigned portfolios to the 26 new commissioners and members of the State Executive Council swore-in on Friday.
Sokoto State Governor, Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal

Aminu Tambuwal swears-in 26 new commissioners

Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state on Friday swore-in 26 new commissioners in the state and urged them to work towards meeting the expectations of the people.

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Shareholders seek more mergers, acquisitions in cement industry

Shareholders under the aegis of Constance Shareholders’ Association of Nigeria (CSAN) on Saturday said that mergers and acquisitions would improve cement industry activities on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE).
North Korea has conducted another “crucial test” at its Sohae satellite launch site, state media reported Saturday, as nuclear negotiations between Pyongyang and Washington remain stalled with a deadline approaching.

North Korea conducts ‘crucial test’ at Sohae launch site

North Korea has conducted another “crucial test” at its Sohae satellite launch site, state media reported Saturday, as nuclear negotiations between Pyongyang and Washington remain stalled with a deadline approaching.

Tony Momoh: Anyone who calls President Buhari derogatory names will be dealt with

Prince Tony Momoh, a former Minister of Information on Saturday said Punch newspaper did nothing wrong by referring to President Muhammadu Buhari as a Major General.
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Edo government begins revalidation exercise for pensioners in 18 local councils

The Edo State Government has announced the commencement of the revalidation exercise for pensioners in the 18 Local Governments Areas (LGAs) of the state.

Ondo governor presents staff of office to Olowo of Owo

Royal fathers from far and near who graced the occasion include Oba Adeyeye Enitan Babatunde Ogunwusi, Ooni of Ife, Oba Aladetoyinbo Aladelusi, Deji of Akure, Oba Victor Kiladejo, Osemawe of Ondo Kingdom and other prominent traditional rulers in the state.