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APGA rejects Zamfara governorship, assembly polls

The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has announced its rejection of the Governorship and state House of Assembly elections held on March 9, 2019.
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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.
Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State, has promised to accept the outcome of the Governorship and State House of Assembly elections in the state in good faith.

Sokoto elections: I’ll accept outcome in good faith – Governor Tambuwal

Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State, has promised to accept the outcome of the Governorship and State House of Assembly elections in the state in good faith.

Police: Bandits kill 30 in Zamfara

At least 30 people have been killed by armed bandits who raided a village in northwest Nigeria, police and residents said Tuesday.

Senator Wamakko retains senatorial seat

The Independent National Electoral Commission has declared Senator Aliyu Wamakko of the All Progressives Congress as the winner of the February 23 Sokoto North Senatorial District election.
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President Buhari in early lead in Sokoto

President Muhammadu Buhari seems to be coasting home to victory in Sokoto state from the results of 13 local government areas released so far from the 23 local government areas 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.

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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Sokoto psychiatric hospital receives donation of power supply systems

The Federal Neuro Psychiatric Hospital, Kware in Sokoto State has received a boost of complete sets of alternative power supply system.

Sokoto police parade 19 kidnappers, bandits suspect, two corpses

The Nigeria Police Force, Sokoto command has paraded 19 suspects, for participating in criminal activities ranging from kidnapping, armed robbers, Cattle rustling, banditry and other forms of criminal activities within the state.

Expert lauds federal government plan to integrate mental health into primary healthcare

A Consultant Psychiatrist, Dr Shehu Sale, has commended Federal Government effort at integrating mental health into Primary Health Care (PHC) system to improve mental health coverage and services in the country.

Sokoto Assembly receives nominees for principal offices

The Sokoto State House of Assembly on Tuesday received letters of nomination of Principal officers from both Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and All progressives Congress (APC), following the defection of 19 members from the APC.

Governor Tambuwal decries drug addiction among married women

Sokoto State Governor, Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal, has decried the rising cases of drug abuse among married women in the North.

Sokoto’s Kware/Wamakko bye-election manipulated – PDP

A Peoples Democratic Party member in Sokoto state has disagreed with the election result of the just concluded bye-election in Kware/Wamakko federal constituency.

APC’s Ahmed Kalambaina wins Sokoto by-election

The All Progressives Congress has won the Sokoto State by-election held in Kwara/Wamakko Federal Constituency on Saturday in an exercise that further strengthens the party’s grip on the key northern state.

Sokoto bye-election: Senator Aliyu Wamakko, candidates express satisfaction

Sen. Aliyu Wamakko (APC- Sokoto), Abdullahi Kalambaina (APC candidate) and Aminu Kware, (PDP candidate) for the Sokoto bye-election have expressed satisfaction with Saturday’s voting process.

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World Water Day: Diarrhoea kills more children than violence In conflict countries – UNICEF

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