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PDP: APC’s U-turn on Sultan an afterthought

The Sokoto state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described the All Progressive Congress (APC) reversal of its threat to remove Sultan Sa’ad Abubakar, from his office as an afterthought.
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Sokoto APC receives more defectors from PDP, SDP

With barely 24 hours to the Presidential and National Assembly elections, the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Sokoto state has received no fewer than 100,000 defectors from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), and the Social Democratic Party (SDP).
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Sokoto APC rally records large turnout as 6,441 PDP members defect

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Sokoto State, has again recorded a massive turnout in Yabo, the hometown of its deputy gubernatorial candidate, Mr. Malami Faruku Yabo, in the ongoing campaign rally across the state.
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Sokoto APC alleges threat to supporters in state civil service

The Chairman of All Progressive Congress (APC) Campaign council in Sokoto State, Alhaji Maigari Dingyadi, has accused the state government of coercing civil servants to vote for PDP supporting the party in the state.
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Election: Sokoto ex-chief whip, 3 council chairmen, others defect to APC

A former chief whip of the Sokoto State House of Assembly, Alhaji Bello Yahayya Wurno, three former elected chairmen of Rabah Local Government, a former special adviser to Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal and a former caretaker councilor have defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state.

Sokoto APC candidate assures defectors of fair treatment

Alhaji Ahmad Aliyu, the All Progressives Party (APC) Governorship candidate in Sokoto State, has assured defectors from other political parties to the ruling party of fair treatment.

N15bn fraud trial: Appeal Court nullifies Aminu Tambuwal’s pardon for accused persons

A five-man panel of the Court of Appeal sitting in Sokoto and presided over by Justice Hannatu Sankey has, in two separate rulings, voided the state pardon granted to some former officials of the state who were prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC at the Sokoto state High Court.
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Sokoto guber: Ahmad Aliyu emerges APC candidate

The Deputy Governor of Sokoto State, Alhaji Ahmad Aliyu, has emerged flag-bearer of All Progressives Congress (APC) for the 2019 governorship election.

Governor Tambuwal pledges to provide basic social amenities, infrastructure, not flyovers

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has promised to provide basic social amenities and infrastructure to improve the lives of the people.

N15bn fraud: Ex-Governor Attahiru Bafarawa knows fate January 25

The embattled former governor of Sokoto State, Attahiru Bafarawa, will on January 25 know his fate in the criminal charge of corruption brought against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission before the Sokoto State High Court.

Governor Aminu Tambuwal didn’t pardon any indicted official – Sokoto govt replies EFCC

The row between the Economic and a Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Sokoto State Government over the fate of five persons from the state, standing trial for alleged financial misdeeds continued, on Wednesday.

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Kaduna elections: Police arrest 172 suspects for electoral offences

The Kaduna State Police Command said it has arrested no fewer than 172 suspects over alleged involvement in various forms of malpractices during the just concluded general election in the state.

Boko Haram: Troops construct water, bread factories to support soldiers

Troops of 115 Task Force Battalion, Operation Lafiya Dole, Nigerian Army in Askira-Uba, have constructed bread and sachet water factories to support soldiers fighting Boko Haram insurgents in Borno.

PDP: No need for supplementary elections in Bauchi

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has tackled the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) over its decision to conduct supplementary governorship election in Bauchi state.

Nigeria election: US expresses disappointment over military’s interference in polls

The United States has expressed disappointment over reports of military interference, in the 2019 general election.
Nobel Peace Prize-winner Malala Yousafzai Friday urged Japan and its fellow Group of 20 nations to pledge new funding for educating girls at June's G20 summit, hosted by the Japanese.

Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai urges G20 to boost funds for girls’ schooling

Nobel laureate, Malala Yousafzai on Friday urged Japan and its fellow Group of 20 nations to pledge new funding for educating girls at June’s G20 summit, hosted by the Japanese.