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APC files petition against Tambuwal’s re-election

Adeniyi Olugbemi, Sokoto The Sokoto State chapter of the All Progressives Congress and its governorship candidate, Alhaji Ahmed Aliyu, have filed a petition at the election petitions tribunal. They are challenging the re-election of Governor Aminu Tambuwal of the Peoples Democratic Party. The tribunal on Thursday granted an order to …

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Sokoto APC members-elect boycott govt-sponsored orientation

Adeniyi Olugbemi, Sokoto Members-elect of the Sokoto State House of Assembly elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress have boycotted the orientation organised by the state government. While the orientation is taking place in Kaduna, the APC lawmakers-elect are attending a parallel workshop organised by the state chapter …

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Go and look for your origin elsewhere – Sokoto based group tells Atiku

– A Sokoto based group faults Atiku Abubakar’s claim that his paternal origin could be traced to Sokoto state – The Sokoto state coordinator of the group, Aminu Bala Sokoto, says it is false and atrocious for Atiku to trace his lineage to the state now that he is facing …

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NYSC praises Sokoto state government for supporting scheme

Sokoto State Government has been commended for its sustained support to the youths corps members deployed to the state. The chairperson of the national governing board of NYSC, Ambassador Fatima Balla Abubakar made the commendation when she paid a courtesy visit to the Sokoto State Governor, Rt hon Aminu Waziri …

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Heat takes toll on Sokoto fruits markets

Fruit merchants in Sokoto are incurring heavy losses as the hot weather takes a toll on their business. Orange, mango, pineapple, pawpaw and watermelon are among commodities that are adversely affected by the heat. A fruit seller, Mallam Aminu, said, “We always dread the heat period due to serious losses …

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Sokoto: Tambuwal’s re-election abolished politics of godfatherism, says Maigori

Tunde Omolehin, Sokoto Alhaji  Mukthari Umar Maigori is the Chief of Staff to Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State. He spoke on the re-election of the governor, the intrigues that characterised his emergence at the poll and what Tambuwal re-election means to the people of Sokoto State among others issues. …

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Aide threatens to sue people peddling lies against Gov Tambuwal on social media

Senior special assistant on special duties to Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State, Yusuf Dingyadi on Sunday threatened to sue those peddling lies against the state governor Aminu Tambuwal . He said soon they will begin to take some of them to court if they don’t  desist ‎from  mischief. The …

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How PDP manipulated Sokoto governorship poll –Dingyadi

Tunde Omolehin, Sokoto Alhaji Muhammadu Maigari Dingyadi is the Chairman 2019 Campaign Organisation of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Sokoto State. He was Secretary to Sokoto State Government (SSG), and former governorship candidate of Democratic Peoples Party (DPP) in the state. He speaks on the just concluded governorship election …

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Hospital Decries Abandonment Of Psychiatric Patients

The Federal Neuro Psychiatric Hospital, Kware in Sokoto State, has expressed concern over rising number of abandoned psychiatric patients at the hospital largely due to stigmatisation. The hospital’s Medical Director, Dr Shehu Sale, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), on Wednesday in Kware that the situation has placed additional …

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‘Mercenary’ arrested in Sokoto for writing JAMB for multiple candidates

A man described as a professional examination mercenary, who allegedly specialises in writing JAMB tests for multiple candidates, has been arrested in Sokoto State. Officials of the Joint Examination Matriculation Board (JAMB) told PREMIUM TIMES Umar Sani was arrested at about 8: 00am Saturday as he made to access a …

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