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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.

Commissioner: Why Sokoto is experiencing water shortage

Lack of planning and poor maintenance has been identified as the major factors militating against adequate water supply in Sokoto.

Governor Tambuwal appoints advisers on infrastructure, poultry development, others

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has approved the appointment of Hon Umar Bature and Architect Ibrahim Al-Mustapha as Special Advisers on Cooperation and Integration and Infrastructure respectively.

Sokoto’s first female professor named commissioner

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has sworn in Sokoto’s first female professor and three others as commissioners into the state executive council.

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Leganes have not given up on Kenneth Omeruo despite seeing their offer turned down by premier league side, Chelsea who are demanding for six million euros to release the Nigerian side ahead of next season.

Court fixes July 3 for ruling in suit challenging NAU ASUU election

A High Court sitting in Awka on Thursday fixed July 3 for ruling in a suit seeking the removal of the Executive of the Academic Staff Union of Nigerian (ASUU), Nnamdi Azikiwe University (NAU) branch held in 2018.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been jailed for 50 weeks for violating his U.K. bail conditions in 2012 at a sentencing hearing at Southwark Crown Court today.

WikiLeaks: UK minister signs US bid to extradite Julian Assange

Britain’s interior minister said Thursday he had certified the US request to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on espionage grounds in a procedural move that opens the way for a court battle.
The Institut Francais du Nigéria says it will mount a public viewing of the 8th edition of the FIFA Women’s World Cup on June 17.

WWC: French Institute to mount public viewing of France-Nigeria group match

The Institut Francais du Nigéria says it will mount a public viewing of the 8th edition of the FIFA Women’s World Cup on June 17.