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Sokoto Assembly passes Bill to amend hospital services

Arzika-Sarki (PDP-Sokoto North II), who sponsored the bill, said that the state hospital services board law 1992 was obsolete and needed urgent review. “As such the purpose of sponsoring the amendment to generally review the laws in order to suit the present age. “Moreover, base on the recommendations of the …

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500 vigilante, hunters join Operation Puff Adder in Sokoto

Five hundred members of vigilante group and local hunters have joined the operation puff adder which was launched in Sokoto state on Thursday. The Assistant Inspector General of Police, Muhammad A. Mustapha said no better time to deal with bandits in the state than now. According to him, the operations …

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How Buhari administration is tackling Nigeria’s security challenges – Presidency

As Nigerians continue to grapple with multi-faceted security crises in different parts of the country, the Buhari administration has released some measures being taken by the police and security forces to address the challenges. Violent crimes, especially armed robbery, banditry and kidnapping, have taken a heavy toll on the country …

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Sokoto Mobile Money, Bank Agents Visits CBN

The leadership of Sokoto state  association of mobile money and bank agents on Thursday paid formalization visit to the branch controller of Central Bank (CBN) in the state.   Making known the rationale behind their visit, state publicity secretary of the asscosition, Aminu Abdullahi Abubakar said both the excos and …

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Sokoto govt earmarks N380n for Ramadan feeding programme

Tunde Omolehin, Sokoto Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State has approved the sum of N380 million for the 2019 Ramadan feeding programme in the state. The governor disclosed this at the flag-off of distribution of the 2018 Zakkat, Sokoto State 2019 Ramadan package and Qatar Charity for the poor …

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Nigeria launches defence against Boko Haram claims

By MOHAMMED MOMOH More by this Author Nigeria has launched its defence against allegations of complicity after it appeared after it appeared Boko Haram had overrun the northern part of the country where the terrorists claim killings and kidnappings almost on a daily basis. Between January 2019 and May 7, …

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Kano Emirates: Former lecturer calls on Sultan, others to resist Ganduje

– The Sultan of Sokoto has been urged to speak up against the creation of new emirates by Governor Abdullahi Ganduje in Kano state – Umar Ardo, a former lecturer and historian said the new creation of emirates will destroy the caliphate – Ardo said the Emirates were created from …

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FRSC wants ‘Okada’ business regulated in Sokoto

Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Muhammad Kaigama Kabo has advocated for law that would regulate the activities of commercial motorcyclists, otherwise known as Okada riders, in Sokoto State. He made the call in an interview with journalists as part of activities to commemorate United Nation Global Road Safety …

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Sokoto APC Wants Election Tribunal to Quash Order Granting PDP to Use Forensic Experts

Onuminya Innocent in Sokoto The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Sokoto State, Alhaji Ahmed Aliyu Sokoto, and the party have filed an application before the 2019 Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Sokoto, seeking to quash some parts of the order it had earlier granted to Governor …

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