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Governor Tambuwal receives nine captives released by bandits

No fewer than nine persons including a housewife with her eight months old baby under the captivity of bandits in Zamfara state were Thursday afternoon received after their release by their captors.

Teacher, 25 others arrested for alleged homosexuality

No fewer than 26 persons, including an Almajiri school teacher have been arrested by Sokoto State Police Command over alleged homosexuality, murder and other crimes.

Sokoto elections: APC has 16 assembly seats, PDP 14

The Peoples Democratic Party and the All Progressives Congress almost shared equally the 30 seats available in the Sokoto State House of Assembly, a reflection of the tight race for the governorship seat.

Sokoto elections: PDP attacks APC, ask party to accept defeat

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in Sokoto State, has advised the opposition party in the State, All Progressive Congress (APC), to accept the outcome of the election and the popularity of its candidate.

Sokoto elections: PDP asks APC to concede

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Sokoto state has asked the All Progressives Congress (APC) to accept defeat in the governorship election and stop “hallucinating with false accusations”.
Troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE have been charged to be alert, courageous and more decisive in the fight against Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) in North East Nigeria. Twitter-HQNigerianArmy

Sokoto elections: Nigerian Army extends show of force to six violence-prone local councils

The Nigerian Army on Friday extended its “Show of Force Exercise” to six violence-prone local government areas in Sokoto State preparatory to the Saturday supplementary elections in the state.
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Elections: APC, PDP, seven other parties to constitute 9th House of Reps

Going by the official list of members-elect for the 9th House of Representatives assembly, a total of nine political parties will have representatives in the chamber.

Sokoto elections: Why we can’t declare Governor Tambuwal as winner of gubernatorial poll –...

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared March 9 Governorship election in Sokoto state inconclusive.

Sokoto elections: Governorship poll inconclusive – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared March 9 Governorship election in Sokoto state inconclusive.
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Observers rate Sokoto elections free, fair

Domestic Election Observers that monitored Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly elections in Sokoto state have rated the elections as free and fair.
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NEMA: Flood ravages 5,000 houses in Zamfara, 2 other states

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has disclosed that about 5000 houses were ravaged by flood in Zamfara State and two other northwest states of Sokoto and Kebbi during the current raining season.

NEMA: Flood affects over 5,000 households in Sokoto, Kebbi, Zamfara

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says that over 5,000 households in 16 local governments of Sokoto, Kebbi and Zamfara States have been affected by flood in this year’s rainy season.

Official: Suspected stomach flu kills nine in Sokoto

The Sokoto State Government has confirmed nine deaths due to what an official described as suspected cases of gastroenteritis in seven local government sreas of the state.

Sokoto flood victims protest alleged diversion government’s support

Victims of the 2010 flood disaster in Goronyo Local Government Area of Sokoto state on Friday protested the alleged diversion of government’s assistance and package intended for them.

Sokoto Assembly calls for assistance for rainstorm victims

The Sokoto State House of Assembly has urged the State Government to provide relief materials to victims of rainstorm in Goronyo Local Government Area (LGA) of the state.

Sultan Abubakar asks Nigerians to pray for leaders

The Sultan of Sokoto Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, on Saturday urged Nigerians to pray for leaders to succeed in delivering the mandate entrusted in them by the people.

Security agencies in Sokoto, Kaduna, Katsina, Zamfara collaborate to tackle crime

Security agencies in Sokoto, Katsina, Kaduna and Zamfara states say they are collaborating to tackle criminality in their areas of operation.

Governor Tambuwal: How we’re tackling water shortages in Sokoto

Sokoto state government said it has devised strategies to tackle the current water scarcity bedevilling the state capital and parts of some major towns across the state.

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Nigeria can’t achieve success with violence, criminality – UNN chief

Vice-Chancellor of the University of Nigeria Nsukka, UNN, Prof, Charles Igwe, yesterday condemned excessive killing and criminality in Nigeria, noting that no society can achieve success in an atmosphere of violence and criminality.

Tribunal rejects move to amend petition against President Buhari, others

The Presidential Election Petition Court (PEPC) has rejected move by the Hope Democratic Party (HPD) to effect some amendments to the petition it filed, challenging the outcome of the last presidential election won by President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Driver arraigned for stealing N10m household items

A driver, Chinazo Onoh, was brought before a Yaba Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Thursday for allegedly stealing household items worth N10 million.

France to lead EU talks on new IMF chief

French Economy Minister, Bruno Le-Maire, will lead informal talks to produce a European candidate to head the International Monetary Fund (IMF), a European official at G7 talks near Paris said on Thursday.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan presiding over the second plenary of the 9th Senate having been inaugurated on Tuesday, the 11th Of June, 20198

Senate confirms NCC nominee rejected by Bukola Saraki-led 8th senate

Also confirmed are Eng Uba Maska, executive commissioner (North West) for reappointment, Professor Millionaire Abowei, non-Executive director (South