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5 Sokoto schools get computers from NCC

Five secondary schools in Sokoto State are to receive 500 sets of e-pad tablet computers under the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) Schools Support Project. The schools include Government Secondary School, Wamakko, Government Girls Secondary School, Gidan Madi, Government Science College, Sokoto, Government Secondary School, Silame and Government Secondary School, Runjin …

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Nigeria’s Judicial Council Recommends Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad As Nation’s Chief Justice To Buhari

  The National Judicial Council (NJC) on Wednesday recommended Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad to President Muhammadu Buhari for appointment as substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN). The decision which was conveyed in a statement by Soji Oye, director of information for the group on Wednesday in Abuja. Oye said, “Subsequently, …

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Zamfara: Bandits release 9 kidnapped victims

Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has received nine freed kidnapped victims released by Bandits from neighbouring Zamfara. The victims, including 7 men and a woman with her nursing baby, secured their release following a dialogue between the bandits and reconciliation committee. The committee, established by Sokoto, Kebbi and Zamfara …

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Sokoto governor receives freed kidnapped victims

<!– Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State. –> Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State. Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has received nine freed kidnapped victims released by Bandits from neighbouring Zamfara. The victims, including 7 men and a woman with her nursing baby, secured their release following a dialogue …

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ActionAid partners Sokoto State on poverty reduction and social justice

Mrs Ene Obi, its Country-Director in Nigeria, made the promise on Thursday in Birnin Kebbi during a three-day workshop on Fiscal Governance Training for selected officials from the state’s Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs). She said ActionAid was in collaboration with Sokoto State Government on girl child education which had …

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Nigerian gangs kill 43 in several attacks: police

Nigerian gangs kill 43 in several attacks: police KANO, Nigeria: Gunmen on motorbikes killed 43 people in waves of attacks in northern Nigeria, police said Monday, the latest violence by criminal gangs raiding villages and stealing livestock. The string of attacks, carried out overnight Saturday to Sunday in Nigeria´s far …

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Sokoto SDP expels chairman over ‘cheating, abandonment’

The Sokoto State chapter of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) has dismissed its chairman, Abubakar Muhammad Sadiq, over alleged cheating and abandonment. Sadiq was also the governorship candidate of the party during the last election. A statement signed by 21 of the 23 local government chairmen of the party alleged …

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Police arrest suspected abductor of OAU lecturer

Bola Bamigbola, Osogbo The Osun State Police Command, on Tuesday, said one of the suspected abductors of Prof. Olayinka Adegbehingbe, an orthopaedic surgeon at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, had been arrested. Adegbehingbe, who was returning to Ile-Ife from Lagos on Sunday, May 5, 2019, was abducted by suspected Fulani …

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Sokoto: NOA moves to boost patronage of Made-in-Nigeria goods

Director ,National Orientation Agency (NOA) Sokoto state ,Alhaji Maude Danchadi, has  stressed the need to reverse the negative trend of addiction to foreign goods and poor patronage of locally produced goods . He made the call at a community awareness campaign programme tagged “Change Begins with Me: Patronise Made-in-Nigeria Products,” …

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