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Sokoto State House of Assembly
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 State House of Assembly has accepted the resignation of the Deputy Governor, Ahmad Aliyu.
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.
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 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.
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.
Syridio Dusabumuremyi, a prominent opposition politician in Rwanda, has been stabbed to death, BBC reports quoting the victim’s FDU-Inkingi party.
Leilana Fartha, UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights to Adequate Housing, on Monday urged the federal government to impose vacant home taxes with a view to addressing housing challenges in the country.
Super Eagles team B goalkeeper Theophilus Afelokhai has urged Nigerians to continue backing the team, as they look to qualify for CHAN next year.
The 14 passengers travelling in a commercial bus kidnapped on Sunday at Ajeokun junction, Otan Ile/Imesi Ile road in Obokun Local Government Area of Osun state have been rescued by the police.
The ad-hoc committee set up by the House of Representative to determine why Eastern Ports are not put to maximal use has invited the heads of some key security agencies operating in Calabar seaport to appear before it in Abuja on Wednesday, September 26.
Anambra State House of Assembly has urged the Federal Government to make Air Peace Airline a National Carrier for its contributions in the evacuation of stranded Nigerians in South Africa.
Alternate Chairman of the Board of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr Thomas John, has called on shareholders of the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) to maximize Nigeria’s abundant gas resources and generate more revenue for the nation.
The Nigeria Copyright Commission (NCC) says it has advanced strategic measures to check circulation of pirated books in the country.
The oil sector workers on Tuesday rejected a move by the Federal Government to incorporate its workers wage into the Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System (lPPIS).
The Presidency has described the 74th United Nations General Assembly, which begins fully on Monday, as Nigeria’s “day in the sun’’.