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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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Lagos Assembly rejects governor’s commissioner-nominees

The Lagos State House of Assembly, on Monday, confirmed 35 out of the 38 nominees of Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu for appointment as Commissioners and Special Advisers in the state.

Cross River guber: Ex-minister accuses Adams Oshiomhole of refusing to submit his name as...

A former Minister of Niger Delta, Pastor Usani Uguru Usani has accused the National Chairman of All Progressive Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, of personally refusing to submit his name as the governorship candidate of the party in the March 9, 2019 election.
Opeyemi Bamidele

Senate to partner NCC on copyright matters

The Chairman, Senate committee on Judiciary, Senator Opeyemi Bamidele, on Monday said the Senate will partner with the Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC) to ensure that owners of copyright get adequate reward for their labour.
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US partners Akwa Ibom government to fight HIV/AIDs, other diseases

The United States of America has sought the support of the Akwa Ibom State Government to fight HIV/AIDs and other diseases in the next one year.
Juventus coach Maurizio Sarri has been diagnosed with pneumonia, the Serie A champions have confirmed, and his status for the club's league opener is unknown.

Juventus coach Maurizio Sarri diagnosed with pneumonia

Juventus coach Maurizio Sarri has been diagnosed with pneumonia, the Serie A champions have confirmed, and his status for the club's league opener is unknown.