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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.
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Senate confirms Festus Keyamo as NDIC board member

The senate has confirmed Festus Keyamo, spokesman of the President Muhammadu Buhari 2019 campaign, as a board member of the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC).
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Aisha Buhari: Political leaders should do more for ordinary Nigerians

The Wife of the President, Aisha Muhammadu Buhari, has called on political leaders in Nigeria, especially those closer to the people, to do more in the lives of ordinary Nigerians whose requirements are basic amenities like potable water, healthcare and education.
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Aisha Buhari urges advocacy for good governance

The wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari, has urged supporters of President Muhammadu Buhari to continue the advocacy for transparency, good governance and nation building.

Sokoto Assembly rejects independent candidature

The Sokoto State House of Assembly on Tuesday, rejected the alteration of constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 to provide for independent candidature in election.

Over 90% of Nigerians not captured by NHIS – Usman Yusuf

Prof. Yusuf Usman, the Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), has said that over 90 per cent of Nigerians eligible for the scheme have not been covered.

Nigerian Air Force takes delivery of additional 5 Super Mushsak aircraft

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Sunday took delivery of five Super Mushsak aircraft from Pakistan meant to enhance its training and operational efficiency.

Sokoto Assembly approves Governor Tambuwal’s request to vire N540m

The Sokoto State House of Assembly, on Wednesday approved Gov. Aminu Tambuwal’s request for a Virement Warrant amounting to N540 million for the year 2017.

FRC faults handling of N734 million irrigation project in Barkin-Ladi

A project verification team from the Fiscal Responsibility Commission has expressed dissatisfaction over the handling of the N734 million Barkin-Ladi Irrigation Scheme project in Plateau.

Gunmen kill FRSC marshal on Abuja-Kaduna highway, abduct two others

The Federal Road Safety Corps has confirmed the killing of one of its marshals by suspected armed kidnappers on the Abuja-Kaduna highway.

Governor Tambuwal gets Sokoto Assembly’s approval to appoint 6 new special advisors

Sokoto State House of Assembly on Wednesday approved the appointment of six new Special Advisers for Gov. Aminu Tambuwal.

Sokoto assembly impeaches deputy leader

The Sokoto State House of Assembly says it has impeached its Deputy Leader, Alhaji Kabiru Ibrahim (APC-Kware), following a no-confidence vote passed by members.

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DSS: Only Omoyele Sowore’s sureties can effect his release

The Department of State Services has defended the continued detention of Omoyele Sowore, convener of the #RevolutionNow protests.

Brexit: Boris Johnson will probably win this election – Nigel Farage

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will probably win the Dec. 12 election with a small majority but the campaign has so far been uninspiring with a host of unrealistic promises on both sides, Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage said on Tuesday.
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Pastor Adeboye donates dialysis machine to UCH Ibadan

As the University College Hospital, Ibadan marked its 62nd founder’s day yesterday, the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye donated a dialysis machine worth N10m to help patients with kidney problems across the country.

Court adjourns Senator Suswam’s fraud trial till November 26

Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, adjourned the fraud trial of former Benue State Governor, Gabriel Suswam, till November 25 and 26.

Bayelsa guber: Governor Dickson tenders ‘video evidence’ of electoral fraud, violence in Nembe, Ogbia,...

Governor Seriake Dickson has tendered a video evidence in support of the killings and election violence that characterised the conduct of last Saturday’s governorship election in Nembe local government area and some other parts of the state.