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26 arrested over alleged homosexuality, murder in Sokoto

No fewer than 26 persons, including an Almajiri school teacher, have been arrested by Sokoto State Police Command over alleged homosexuality, murder and other crimes. Addressing newsmen on Monday in Sokoto, the State Commissioner of Police, Mr Ibrahim Kaoje said the suspects were apprehended at various locations in the state …

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Famine imminent as farmers abandon farms

Tunde Omolehin (Sokoto), Linus Oota (Lafia), Mohammed Munirat Nasir (Gusau), Noah Ebije (Kaduna), and Gyang Bere (Jos) As states in the Northwest and North-central geopolitical zones of the country grapple with the rising challenge of armed banditry, kidnapping and herdsmen attacks, farmers in the states have alerted of imminent famine. …

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Sokoto: Tambuwal Speaks On ‘Plot To Stop His Second Term Inauguration’

Sokoto state governor, Aminu Tambuwal. The Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal, has warned the opposition in the state to desist from spreading lies and creating confusion among the citizens. He vowed to resist any attempt to stop his inauguration for second term in office. The governor in a statement on …

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Children’s Day: NUT bemoans worsening state of public primary schools

Tare Youdeowei, Ada Wodu, Bakam Armstrong, Chidiebube Okeoma, Adeniyi Olugbemi, Chima Azubuike, Abiodun Nejo, Ogbonna Casmir, John Charles, Peter Dada, James Abraham and Bola Bamigbola Today, Nigerian children will join their counterparts across the world to celebrate this year’s Children’s Day. But while their mates in other climes are learning …

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15000 IDPs from Zamfara, Sokoto taking refuge in Niger Republic

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), has disclosed that it has found over fifteen thousand (15000) Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) from twenty-seven communities affected by banditry attacks from Zamfara and Sokoto States in Guidan Roumji about five kilometers away from Maradi in the Republic of Niger. The Head of NEMA’s …

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Tambuwal seeks closer ties with incoming Zamfara govt

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has said he would work closely with the incoming government in Zamfara State to promote the interest of the two states. Tambuwal said this in a statement by his media aide, Malam Abubakar Shekara, issued to newsmen in Sokoto on Saturday while reacting to …

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Supreme Court Sacks Zamfara APC Candidates, Says Party Held No Primaries

  The Supreme Court on Friday nullified the elections of all the candidates of the All Progressives Congress in Zamfara State in the 2019 general elections. Delivering the judgement, Justice Adamu Galunje held that the Appeal Court in Sokoto was right when it agreed with the respondents that the party …

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Nigerian Army says 22 suspected criminals arrested in Sokoto

The Nigerian Army has said its synergy with sister security agencies in Sokoto State is yielding positive results after its men arrested 22 criminals in three days. “The reinvigorated approach of joint operations in the state has so far resulted in the arrest of 22 criminals between the 19th and …

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Sokoto: IRI wants more women in politics, governance

Tunde Omolehin, Sokoto The International Republican Institute (IRI) has called for greater participation of women in the politics and governance of Sokoto State. IRI Coordinator in Sokoto State Aishat Muhammad Ahmed made the call during a summit women to review women’s participation in the 2019 general elections in the state, …

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