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Saraki calls for arrest of perpetrators of Sokoto killings

By Chibisi Ohakah [Abuja] President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has decried the gruesome killing of dozens of innocent Nigerians by suspected bandits in Sokoto state and called on security agencies to immediately secure the area and apprehend the perpetrators of the despicable acts. Saraki described the killings …

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Saraki condemns Sokoto killings, wants perpetrators arrested

Sunday Aborisade,  Abuja President of the Senate,  Bukola Saraki, has condemned  the killing of  no fewer than 26 persons  by suspected bandits in Sokoto State on Sunday. He also called on security agencies to secure the area and apprehend the perpetrators of the killings. Saraki described the loss of lives …

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Python Dance: Army apprehends hoodlums in Sokoto state

– Seven suspected hoodlums have been arrested by the troops of the Nigerian Army in Sokoto state – The suspects were accused of causing mayhem, extorting and threatening the lives of innocent citizens along Sokoto-Gusau road – Five machetes, two knives, two catapults, two long sticks, one tyre ream, three …

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God has crowned next Sokoto gov – Tambuwal

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, yesterday, urged political parties to discourage their supporters from carrying weapons to campaign venues, just as he said God has already crowned the next governor of Sokoto State. “So it is not a do or die affair,” Tambuwal said. “We should know that only one person …

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Sokoto Assembly passes N169.652 billion 2019 budget

The Sokoto State House of Assembly on Thursday passed the state’s 2019 budget of N169.652 billion as presented by Governor Aminu Tambuwal. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Appropriation Bill was passed following a motion moved by the Assembly’s Majority Whip Habibu Modachi (PDP- Isa). The motion …

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Group to Revive Sokoto Leather Industry

Chineme Okafor in Abuja Sokoto Investment Company Limited (SICL) – a publicly-owned investment facilitator in Sokoto State, has partnered with Pan African Leather to revitalise the traditional leather industry in the north-west region with the creation of a leather tannery and a shoe-making factory in Sokoto over the coming two …

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TAMBUWAL, WAMAKKO AND SOKOTO POLITICS

Monday comment1 Kassim Afegbua writes that there are questions begging for answers in the state’s administration There has been some kind of ding-dong affair between the former Speaker of the House of Representatives and current Governor of Sokoto State Aminu Waziri Tambuwal and his predecessor in office and current Senator Aliyu …

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Saraki speaks on Sokoto killings, tells Northern governors what to do next

President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, has condemned the gruesome killing of dozens of innocent Nigerians by suspected bandits in Sokoto State. DAILY POST reported that suspected armed bandits Sunday killed 26 persons, including a one-year-old girl at Warwana, Tabkin Kwasa and Dutsi villages in Gandhi District of Rabah Local …

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Buhari condemns bandit killings in Sokoto State

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned latest bandit attacks in Gandi District of Rabah Local Government Council, Sokoto State, which reportedly claimed 30 people. President Buhari, in a statement by the Senior Special Assistant on Media, Garba Shehu, said that he was shocked and saddened by the latest violence which he …

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