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Sokoto: Police arrest 12 thugs, caution against violence during supplementary polls

The Sokoto State Police Command has paraded 12 suspected thugs in the state, just as it warned against violence in the forthcoming supplementary election. The spokesman of the command, Sadiq Abubakar, yesterday said the suspects were arrested on March 23 at different locations within Sokoto city. He said they were …

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Sokoto: What we’re doing ahead of rerun election – Police

The Sokoto State Police Command has promised to ensure a peaceful rerun governorship election scheduled by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on March 23 in the state. The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the state, ASP Muhammad Sadiq, gave the assurance while briefing newsmen on Monday in Sokoto, …

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Tambuwal leads in 12 local government areas

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced results of 20 out of 23 Local Government Areas of Sokoto State in Saturday’s governorship election. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that LGAs Collation Officers announced the results before the state’s Chief Returning Officer, Prof Fatima Muktar on Sunday in …

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Polls: APC, PDP chiefs strategise for run-offs in Sokoto, Adamawa

Femi Atoyebi, Success Nwogu, Tobi Aworinde, Adeniyi Olugbemi, John Charles, and Ted Odogwu The All Progressives Congress and the Peoples Democratic Party have begun aggressive mobilisation  of voters ahead of the March 23 supplementary elections in Adamawa, Bauchi, Benue, Kano, Plateau and Sokoto states. The March 9 governorship election in …

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As PDP, APC Prepare For Battle In Sokoto

ANKELI EMMANUEL captures the intrigues ahead of the supplementary governorship election in Sokoto State. The recent governorship and State Houses of Assembly elections, held across the country was intriguing but froth with challenges. While some states are done with the process and the governor’s-elect beginning to adjust to the reality …

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Sokoto Governorship: Tambuwal in early lead; wins 5 of 6 LGAs

The Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal, is coasting home to victory in the results of the governorship elections announced thus far in the state Sunday afternoon. Mr Tambuwal, who is seeking re-election on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has won five of the six local governments results …

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INCONCLUSIVE POLLS:Who wins Kano, Sokoto, Bauchi, Adamawa, Benue Plateau?

After 9th March 2019 Governorship and State Assembly Elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission declared six state’s exercise inconclusive. This week, electoral body announced that it would hold supplementary elections in the affected states on 23rd March 2019. In this report, Assistant Editor, Dare Odufowokan, reports on how the extra …

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Sokoto laments as bandits kill two police

Adeniyi Olugbemi, Sokoto The police in Sokoto State  on Wednesday confirmed the killing of two policemen by suspected bandits. Addressing a press conference in Sokoto,  the state Commissioner of Police, Aminu Koji,   said Abdullahi Maisaje,  an Assistant Superintendent of Police,   and Sergeant  Usman Ibrahim, were killed on Friday   by unknown …

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