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Sultan of Sokoto to Inaugurate Osogbo Central Mosque Friday

Sa’ad-Abubakar Yinka Kolawole in Osogbo The Sultan of Sokoto and President-General of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, is expected to be in Osogbo, Osun State, today, to inaugurate the Osogbo Central Mosque, following its completion and remodeling by Alhaji Hammed Adewole Omidiran. Speaking to journalists, …

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9th NASS leadership: North-west lawmakers battle for majority leader

– The battle for who succeeds Hon Femi Gbajiamiala as the Leader of the House of Representatives is taking shape – Several lawmakers from the north-west geo-political zone are eyeing the plum job in the green chambers – The primary functions of a Majority Leader in the House of Representatives …

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Sokoto gov’ship: Tribunal grants leave to serve Tambuwal through substituted means

The Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal in Sokoto State has given the candidate of the APC, Ahmad Aliyu Sokoto, and his party the leave to serve Gov. Aminu Tambuwal through substituted means. It also granted the applicants’ prayer to physically inspect materials, photocopy some of them, and obtain true certified copies …

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Sokoto: Tribunal Grants APC Governorship Candidate’s Request

The re-run was conducted on March 23, and Tambuwal won with a slim margin of 342 votes. Unsatisfied with the outcome, Aliyu approached the tribunal challenging the return of Tambuwal as the governor-elect, on the grounds that the election was marred with irregularities. Source

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Sokoto police arrest Nigerien gun fabricator, Alhassan

The Sokoto state police command on Thursday confirmed the arrest of a gun fabricator, Ibrahim Alhassan. Alhassan who was arrested in Runbukawa village in neighbouring Niger republic was found in possession of two locally made Revolver Pistol with 18 rounds of live ammunition. In a release issued to press, the …

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Take Fight To Bandits’ Den, IGP Tells Police In Zamfara, Sokoto

Mr Mohammed Adamu during a visit to Zamfara State on April 9, 2019.   The acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has challenged police personnel deployed in Zamfara and Sokoto to take the battle to bandits’ camp in the states. He stated this while addressing the officers and men …

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BUA Group Orders 48MW Power Plant For Sokoto Cement Factory

The BUA Group has placed an order for a 48 megawatt (MW) power plant from Finland’s Wärtsilä to improve power supply on the new production line at its Sokoto cement plant. The power plant will operate without connection to the country’s electricity grid and it would operate on five Wärtsilä …

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Sokoto election tribunal grants Ahmad Aliyu leave to inspect election materials

The Governorship and National Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal in Sokoto state on Thursday granted All Progressive Congress (APC) Governorship candidate, Ahmad Aliyu, leave to inspect used election materials and serve Governor Aminu Tambuwal through substituted means. Tribunal Chairman, Justice Abbas Abdullahi granted the prayers made by led Petitioner’s Counsel, Mr …

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‘We’ll Change Our Style Soon’, Shi’ites Warn Nigerian Govt As They Mark El-Zakzaky’s Birthday With Protest

Members of Islamic Movement Of Nigeria (IMN) on Tuesday in Abuja warned the Nigerian Government not to push them to the wall in their demand for the release of their spiritual leader, Sheik Ibraheem El-Zakzaky.  The group disclosed this during a procession to mark the 68th birthday of El-Zakyzaky and …

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EFCC Nabs Galaxy Boss, Sokoto Voodoist over…

EFCC Nabs Galaxy Boss, Sokoto Voodoist over Frauds How Galaxy Boss Pulled-off N7bn Fraud on Nigerian Investors The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested the Chief Executive Officer of Galaxy Transportation and Construction Services Limited, Babagana Dalori, who defraud 27,400 Nigerians to the tune of about N7billion through …

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