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President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, presiding over the plenary in the upper chamber on Thursday, 3rd October, 2019.

Senate calls for commencement of works on oil, gas museum at Oloibiri

The Senate on Tuesday, urged the Federal Government to direct the Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) and concerned contractors to begin immediate construction of the oil, gas and research centre at Oloibiri in Bayelsa.
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Police urge Sokoto residents to be security conscious

The Commissioner of Police in Sokoto, Mr Ibrahim Kaoje, has urged the public to be more security conscious in order to secure the state and the country at large.

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.
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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.

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.
The All Progressive Congress (APC) as it is today is only but a safe haven for those with skeleton in their cupboards, Sokoto state govenror. Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has said.

Governor Tambuwal: We’ll deliver 100 percent votes to PDP in Sokoto

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has declared that the state will deliver 100 percent victory to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at all levels of election despite effort of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state to distract the government from pursuing its goals and objectives.

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.

Over 50,000 PDP members defect to APC in Sokoto

In a major blow to the second term ambition of Sokoto Governor Aminu Tambuwal, 50,000 members of his Peoples Democratic Party have switched allegiance to the All Progressives Congress (APC).
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50,000 Sokoto PDP members join APC

In a major blow to the second term ambition of Sokoto Governor Aminu Tambuwal, 50,000 members of his Peoples Democratic Party have switched allegiance to the All Progressives Congress (APC).

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.

Senate passes bills establishing federal polytechnics in Aba, Silame

The Senate on Tuesday in Abuja passed two bills establishing Federal polytechnics in Aba, Abia and Silame, Sokoto State.

Governor Tambuwal advises women to take their children to hospitals for immunisation

The Sokoto State Governor, Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal, Saturday urged women in the state to always take their children to the hospital for routine immunisation.

Senator Wamakko sponsors 52 students to Kwara universities

The newly elected Chairman of the Northern Senators Forum, Sen. Aliyu Wamakko, has sponsored 52 indigent students to two Universities in Kwara state.

Sokoto govt distributes 45,000 desks to schools

Sokoto state government said it has distributed a total of 45,926 desks to various schools across the 23 local government areas of the state from 2015 to the end of 2017.

Sokoto distributes 22 boats to enhance transportation

Sokoto State Government has provided 22 boats to enhance inland water transportation in the state, an official said on Tuesday.

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Protest rocks Yenagoa as flood sweeps away two siblings

Protest on Sunday rocked Yenagoa, Bayelsa State capital, over the death of two brothers at Agudama area while trying to cross the flooded Epie Creek that stretched from Igbogene to Yenagoa.
Shanghai Shenhua forward. Odion Ighalo, has scored his first goal in the Chinese Super League since May when he left to represent Nigeria at 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.

Odion Ighalo keeps Shanghai alive in China

Shanghai Shenhua forward Odion Ighalo has scored his first goal in the Chinese Super League since May when he left to represent Nigeria at 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.

Kogi West elders endorse Governor Bello’s second term bid

Some leaders from the Kogi West Senatorial district have declared supporting Governor Yahaya Bello’s second term bid will better position the zone for the governorship position in 2023.

Purveyors of hate speech should not expect rest – minister

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says no amount of attacks, sponsored or otherwise, will stop the implementation of approved recommendations on reform of broadcasting code.

No Nigerian bank is distressed – central bank chief

Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele, yesterday, allayed fears on speculations of alleged insolvency in about seven banks following their failure to scale through a recent stressed conducted by industry regulators.