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EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / Members of Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) wave flags and chant slogans as they take part in a demonstration to protest against the imprisonnement of a Shiite, in Abuja, on October 29, 2018. - The army and police confronted members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), the group's spokesman Ibrahim Musa told AFP, amid reports of casualties. Rights groups have accused Nigeria's military of killing more than 300 IMN supporters and burying them in mass graves during the 2015 confrontation, a charge the military strongly denies. (Photo by Sodiq ADELAKUN / AFP)

IMN: 12 Shiites ‘killed’ across Nigeria on Ashura Day

A Nigerian Shiite organisation, Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), said 12 of its members were killed in a nationwide crackdown on Tuesday.
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President Buhari vows to tackle insecurity, sympathizes over killings in Sokoto

President Muhammadu Buhari has again vowed with a renewed pledge to tackle insecurity in various parts of Nigeria following recent bandits attacks on residents in Goronyo local Government of Sokoto state.
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President Buhari sympathises with victims of Sokoto bandits attack

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday sympathised with victims of banditry attack in Goronyo Local Government Area of Sokoto state, while also promising to do everything possible to tackle insecurity in the country.
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Goronyo attacks: President Buhari condoles with victims, vows new security measures

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the killing of 37 innocent people by bandits in Goronyo Local Government Area of Sokoto State and vowed to respond fiercely against “these brutal and remorseless enemies of humanity”.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

President Buhari threatens ‘fiercest force’ against killer bandits in Sokoto

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the killing of 37 innocent people by bandits in Goronyo Local Government Area of Sokoto State and vowed to respond fiercely against “these brutal and remorseless enemies of humanity”.

Over 20 feared dead as bandits attack Sokoto villages

Among the villages noted were Kamitau Mala Faru, and Dan Tatsako Some residents of one of the affected areas Kamitau said, the bandits attacked the area around 5:45am yesterday.

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”.
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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.

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The Federal Government has approved the appointment of Prof. Ikpeme Ikpeme as the new Chief Medical Director (CMD), University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar, Cross River.

Panic as two ‘Lassa fever’ cases reported in Calabar

There was trepidation, Monday among residents of Calabar, the Cross River State capital over reported case of Lassa fever at University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, UCTH.

Lagos to begin full enforcement of ban on Okada, tricycles February 1

Lagos State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Gbenga Omotosho, has disclosed that the state would from February 1, commence full implementation of the ban on all motorcycles and tricycles in some major parts of the metropolis.
The inauguration of the much-talked about South West security outfit, Operation Amotekun, is about to begin at the Oyo State Governor’s Office, State Secretariat in Agodi, Ibadan.

Amotekun a covert effort to Christianise Southwest Nigeria – Muslim group

A Muslim group, Supreme Council for Sharia in Nigeria has described the Western Nigeria Security Outfit tagged “Operation Amotekun” has a subtle effort to Christianise the region.
Yoruba World Congress (YWC), an umbrella body of all Yoruba socio-cultural groups, has threatened to hold a peaceful protest in support of the recently launched Western Nigeria Security Network code-named Amotekun.

Osun government, Muslim group disagree over Amotekun

A Muslim group, Supreme Council for Sharia in Nigeria has described the Western Nigeria Security Outfit tagged “Operation Amotekun” has a subtle effort to Christianise the region.
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Ondo council poll: 101 APC aspirants vie for 18 chairmanship seats at screening

No fewer than 101 aspirants on the platform of All Progressives Congress, Ondo State are vying for the 18 chairmanship seats in the ongoing screening exercise of the party in Akure, the state capital in preparation for the April 18, 2020 local government election.