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Killings: Military deploys fighter aircraft in Zamfara, Sokoto

Olaleye Aluko, Abuja The Nigerian Air Force has concluded plans to deploy some fighter aircraft to the troubled areas in Zamfara and Sokoto states to stop violence and killings in parts of the states. The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, stated this during his visits to Zamfara, …

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Sokoto spends N3bn on scholarship

Sokoto state government had this year released N 3 billion for the payment of scholarships and tuition fees to students studying in tertiary institutions within and outside the country, the executive chairman, Sokoto state scholarship board, Hon. Altine Kajiji has disclosed. Hon. Kajiji who stated this at an interactive session with parents and guardians of …

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Tambuwal cautions journalists on fake news

Tambuwal said in a message to the inauguration of the State Executive Council of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), said hate speech and fake news are becoming very divisive forces in the society. “This has since become a threat in our Democratic system, as such we should always discourage the spread of …

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Insurgency: Air force to open Quick Response Unit in Sokoto

Nigerian Air Force (NAF) By Ibrahim G. Ahmad   Gusau –  The Chief of Air staff, Air Marshall Sadiqque Abubakar has said that a Quick Response Unit of the air force would soon be established in Sokoto to support Operation Diramikiya across the north western zone. Abubakar made the disclosure …

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Unknown Group Of Suspected Terrorists And Armed Men Spotted In Sokoto State – Nairaland

A suspected terrorist group carrying sophisticated weapons is currently in control of Tangaza Local Government Area of Sokoto State, applying ‘strange laws’ and punishing defaulters. According to reports, members of the…. Read more via Nairaland – https://ift.tt/2zD6Cgp Get More Nigeria Metro News Source

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Tambuwal presents N169.65bn 2019 budget estimates

Tambuwal presents N169.65bn 2019 budget estimates Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State on Monday presented the state’s 2019 budget estimates of N169.652billion to the State House of Assembly for consideration. Mr Tambuwal said the sum of N99.184billion was for capital projects while the sum of N70.468billion was for recurrent expenditure. …

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President mulls military action in Zamfara, Sokoto

President Muhammadu Buhari has disclosed plans to use the Armed Forces and other para-military agencies to tackle banditry in Zamfara and Sokoto States.He promised to include the Police, Department of State Services and the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in the planned operation. The president directed the Chief …

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2019: APC inaugurates campaign councils in Sokoto, Gombe

APC The All Progressive Congress, APC, in Sokoto state on Sunday inaugurated a 29-member campaign council for the 2019 election. Our correspondent gathered that the party also inaugurated the Senatorial District Campaign Committees and Campaign Coordinators for the 23 Local Governments areas in the state. Speaking shortly after inaugurating the …

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INEC takes delivery of 97305 PVCs in Sokoto

The Independent National Electoral Commission says it has taken delivery of another batch of 97,305 Permanent Voter’s Cards of those who registered from June to August 2018 in Sokoto State. “With this delivery, the total number of the Permanent voters’ cards waiting for collection in Sokoto state now stands at …

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2019: APC inaugurates campaign council in Sokoto

– The APC has inaugurated campaign council across the local government areas in Sokoto state – Senator Aliyu Wamakko, the party’s leader in the state, hailed the people of Sokoto for their support and cooperation – The party’s governorship candidate, Alhaji Ahmed Aliyu, also said the APC remains the leading …

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