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Sokoto Assembly urges government to upgrade model school

The Sokoto State House of Assembly on Thursday urged the State Government to upgrade the Kasuwar Kanawa Model School in Sokoto South Local Government Area (LGA), of the state to a junior secondary school.

Tribunal sacks PDP lawmaker, orders rerun

The Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Sokoto, on Tuesday, ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), to conduct supplementary elections in Binji Constituency of the State House of Assembly.

Sokoto elections: Tribunal dismisses petitions against Senator Wamakko, others

The Governorship, National and State Houses of Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal in Sokoto on Friday dismissed the petition of Sen. Ahmad Maccido challenging the election of Sen. Aliyu Wamakko of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Sokoto Assembly confirms Governor Tambuwal’s 26 commissioner nominees

Tambuwal, who is of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), secured a second term in office after he defeated the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Alhaji Ahmad Aliyu, with a slight margin of 342 votes in the 2019 governorship election.

Sokoto APC lawmakers, members-elect reject plan to amend Assembly’s standing rules

Serving and members-elect of the Sokoto State House of Assembly under the banner of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have unanimously rejected the plan by the outgoing 8th Assembly in the state to amend the existing House standing orders.
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Yusuf Suleiman: We will soon retrieve our mandate from Governor Tambuwal

Alhaji Yusuf Suleiman, Director General APC Gubernatorial Campaign Organisation in Sokoto lauded members of the party for coming out to vote for the party’s candidates in the just concluded general elections.

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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Sokoto residents celebrate APC’s state victory in streets

Some residents of Sokoto metropolis, on Tuesday took to the streets, dancing and voicing out different slogans in celebration of the victory of the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidates at the Presidential and National Assembly elections in the state.
Aliyu Wamakko of Sokoto

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 State Governor, Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal

Aminu Tambuwal presents N169.65 billion 2019 budget estimates

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State on Monday presented the state’s 2019 budget estimates of N169.652billion to the State House of Assembly for consideration.

Sokoto Assembly confirms Manir Dan-Iya as new deputy governor

The Sokoto State House of Assembly on Thursday confirmed the appointment of Alhaji Manir Dan-Iya as the new deputy governor of the state.

Sokoto Assembly accepts deputy governors resignation

Sokoto State House of Assembly has accepted the resignation of the Deputy Governor, Ahmad Aliyu.

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.

Sokoto assemblyman quits APC after losing primary

A member of Sokoto State House of Assembly, Alhaji Muhammad Bashir, who lost in the bid to secure the All Progressive Congress (APC) ticket for the House of Representatives, has dumped the party.
FARUK MALAMI YABO

Sokoto lawmakers purchase guber form for APC aspirant

Twelve members of Sokoto House of Assembly under the platform of the All Progressive Congress (APC) have purchased a gubernatorial form for Hon. Faruk Malami Yabo, an aspirant for state governor.

Market men and women buy nomination form for Governor Sani-Bello

Market men and women from across all the local government councils in Niger state on Friday besieged the national Secretariat of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to purchase a N22.5 million nominations and expression of interest form for Niger state Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello.

Senator Wamakko: Nigerians’ll soon know who’s in charge of Sokoto politics

A former governor of Sokoto and Chairman, Northern Senators Forum, Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko, has said the recent defection of his successor in office, Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal from APC, would not affect the party victory in the State.
Ahmed Aliyu

Governor Tambuwal’s deputy vows to remain in APC

The Deputy Governor of Sokoto State, Ahmed Aliyu, has vowed to remain in the ruling All Progressives Congress on whose platform he and Governor Aminu Tambuwal were elected into office.

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