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Wamakko admonishes new Cadet ASPs to put National interest above personal

The Chairman of the Northern Senators Forum, Senator Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko,  has admonished the newly graduated Cadet Assistant Superintendents of Police ( ASPs),  from the State to put National Interest and Security above their personal interests. Senator Wamakko, who represents Sokoto North Senatorial District,  spoke at his Gawon Nama, residence, …

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Election petition: PDP candidate reduces number of witnesses

<!– –> Rep. Aminu Shagari (PDP-Sokoto) on Thursday said he has reduced the number of witnesses he intends to call from 95 to 46, during the hearing of his petition against the victory of the APC in the Shagari/Yabo Federal Constituency. Shagari, who is a son of late President Shehu …

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Bandits Kidnap 3 Month-Old Baby, Kill 2 In Zamfara Village

Bandits have kidnapped a 3 month-old baby while killing 2 others in Kanoma village in Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara State. The bandits also kidnapped seven people. An eye witness, Malam Ibrahim Muhammed told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Gusau on Wednesday that the bandits in their …

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New police officers tasked on national interest

Newly graduated Cadet Assistant Superintendents of Police (ASPs) have been urged to give priority to national interest. Senator  Aliyu Wamakko, who represents Sokoto North Senatorial District, gave the advice  yesterday when he received the 10 Cadet ASPs who hail from Sokoto State, and  were among the 2018/2019 graduands of the …

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I Have Been Vindicated by Supreme Court, Says Umeh

Mike Umeh EFCC CASE Former Acting President of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Chief Mike Umeh, has been discharged and acquitted by the Supreme Court in the case of money laundering. The former Chairman of Anambra FA was charged alongside former Sokoto State governor, Attahiru Bafarawa. The Supreme Court in a …

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Tambuwal to inaugurate projects ahead of May 29

Adeniyi Olugbemi, Sokoto Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal, is scheduled to inaugurate some projects in the state as part of activities slated to mark the end of his first tenure in office. The governor’s Special Adviser, Dahiru Yabo, disclosed this to journalists on Thursday. Yabo, who is also a member …

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Nigeria farmers form vigilante groups to confront bandits

Moriki, Nigeria – When bandits attacked Moriki – a small farming community in Nigeria‘s northwestern state of Zamfara – last year and killed 25 villagers, Shamsu Musa did not weep. He stood beside their graves, feeling the weight of Moriki’s sorrow on his shoulders. Few days after, he surveyed the …

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Tambuwal sets to commission multiple projects before May 29

Ahead of the May 29, 2019, swearing-in ceremony, there are indications that Sokoto State Governor,  Aminu Waziri Tambuwal will roll out the commissioning of multiple projects across the state, as part of activities slated to celebrate the end of his first tenure in office. A Special Adviser to the governor, …

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Governor Tambuwal approves N380m for feeding of Sokoto residents at Ramadan

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto has approved the sum of N380 million for the feeding of Islamic residents in the state just as he also gave permission for the creating of more food centres during the Ramadan. Tambuwal disclosed this in Sokoto, according to a report by Daily Trust. The …

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Despite Ramadan, Sokoto records glut in millet, beans

Grain dealers in Sokoto State are experiencing a glut despite the commencement of the Holy month of Ramadan and they attribute it to delay in the payment of the state’s civil servants. The demand for beans, commonly used for kosai or akara (bean cake), and millet, for kunun tsamiya (tamarind …

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