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Governor Tambuwal appoints former Sultanate counsellor as information commissioner

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has appointed a former Sultanate Counsellor, Alhaji Isah Bajini Galadanci, as the State Commissioner for Information.

Ex-NSA Dasuki’s absence stalls alleged N19.4 billion fraud trial

The trial of a former National Security Adviser (NSA), Sambo Dasuki, in the alleged misappropriation of N19.4 billion arms funds was on Tuesday stalled before a Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court, Maitama, due to his absence.

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.

Insecurity: Attahiru Bafarawa accuses governors of inflating security votes

A former Governor of Sokoto State, Attahiru Dalhatu Bafarawa, has alleged that governors have been cashing on the growing spate of insecurity across the Nigeria to inflate their security votes.
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Former Governor Bafarawa asks federal government to address insecurity, tighten borders for illicit weapons

The former Sokoto State governor, Attahiru Bafarawa, has called on the federal government to change its strategy in addressing the nations numerous security challenges.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

What is Atiku Abubakar’s real motive with alternative facts?

The realities begin to unravel when one takes an honest look at the official presidential results released by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and a different result presented by Atiku Abubakar — with special attention to the National Assembly figures.

Court rejects ex-NSA Dasuki’s application for indefinite adjournment

An FCT High Court on Wednesday rejected an application by former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, praying for an indefinite adjournment, pending the compliance of a bail order by the Federal Government

Court declines ex-NSA Dasuki’s request for intervention of ‘friends of the court’ in trial

A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in Maitama, Abuja, has refused to grant the prayers of former National Security Adviser (NSA), Col. Sambo Dasuki (Rtd), seeking the intervention of ‘friends of the Court’ (Amicus Curiae) In his trial.

Election: Governor Tambuwal solicits more support for PDP in Sokoto

Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State on Saturday solicited for more support for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidates in the country.

Governor Tambuwal lauded for N3 billion loan to Sokoto traders

The National Youths Council of Nigeria (NYCN), Sokoto State chapter, has lauded Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State over the N3 billion loan earmarked for traders across the state.
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Governor Tambuwal: Sokoto traders to get another N1 billion direct loan soon

Traders in Sokoto State would yet again, benefit from another N1bn direct loan from the state government, Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has disclosed.
The All Progressive Congress (APC) as it is today is only but a safe haven for those with skeleton in their cupboards, Sokoto state govenror. Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has said.

Election: Vote leaders that will secure Nigeria’s future – Governor Tambuwal

Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state on Saturday called on Nigerians to vote leaders that will protect and secure Nigeria’s future.

Sokoto buries 26 victims of armed bandits’ attack

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State led others dignitaries to attend the funeral prayers of 26 people killed by armed bandits in three communities of Gandi district in Rabah local government of Sokoto State.

Governor Tambuwal: APC afraid of losing elections

Sokoto State Governor Aminu Tambuwal has accused the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) of being afraid to lose the forthcoming general elections.

PDP presents flags to candidates in Sokoto

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has presented flags to its Governorship, Senate, House of Representatives and State Assembly candidates in Sokoto State ahead of the general elections.
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Former Governor Bafarawa drags Senator Wamakko to EFCC

Former governor of Sokoto State, Alhaji Attahiru Dalhatu Bafarawa, has asked the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to investigate his successor, Senator Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko, over N13 b he allegedly left behind for him in government’s coffers.
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Muhammadu Buhari promises suitable memorial for Shehu Shagari

President Muhammadu Buhari has visited the family of former President Shehu Shagari who died last Friday at the National Hospital, Abuja.
Remains of former President Shehu Shagari as it was conveyed into his personal residence in Shagari town of Shagari Local Government Area. Photo by Abubakar Imam

Former President Shehu Shagari laid to rest in Sokoto

The remains of former President, Alhaji Shehu Shagari, who passed on Friday evening, has been laid to rest at his private residence in his hometown, Shagari Local Government Area of Sokoto state.

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NSE: Investors react positively to ministers’ inauguration, assignment

Investors on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Wednesday reacted positively to the inauguration and assignment of ministers to various portfolios by President Muhammadu Buhari.
Presidential media aide, Malam Garba Shehu, says the Buhari administration is working with state governments across the Northwest to pursue an urgent revamp of the national security apparatus in the subregion.

President Buhari warns cabinet members against unnecessary altercation

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday in Abuja, cautioned new cabinet Ministers against unnecessary altercation while discharging their responsibilities.
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Kaduna election: Tribunal dismisses Shehu Sani’s petition for lack of merit

The National Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal in Kaduna has dismissed the petition challenging the election of Senator Uba Sani as the lawmaker representing Kaduna Central Senatorial District at the National Assembly.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday appointed his wife, Aisha, and the wife of the Vice-President, Mrs Dolapo Osinbajo, to serve on the Presidential Advisory Committee on the Elimination of Drug Abuse in the country.

President Buhari approves appointment of aides for First Lady

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of aides for the Office of the First Lady, occupied by Hajia Aisha Buhari.
Rwanda's President Paul Kagame and Uganda's Yoweri Museveni were once close allies but their relations have turned deeply hostile in a dispute that damaged trade between the neighbours.

Ugandan, Rwandan leaders sign pact to end months-long standoff

The presidents of Rwanda and Uganda on Wednesday signed an agreement in Angola to end months of tensions after the two leaders exchanged accusations of spying, political assassinations and meddling.