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Nigerian newspaper review for March 13: INEC fixes March 23 for gov run-offs in six states

The main headlines of mainstream Nigerian newspapers of Wednesday, March 13, are focused on the Saturday, March 23 rerun elections in six states. The states include Adamawa, Sokoto, Benue, Bauchi, Kano and Plateau states. The Guardian reports that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed supplementary governorship elections in …

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Inconclusive Poll: Group Urges INEC To Rescind Decision In Sokoto

The Nigerian Youth Coalition Against Electoral Violence (NYCAEV) Sokoto State Chapter, has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to rescind its decision that declared the state’s governorship poll inconclusive. NYCAEV wants INEC to immediately declare the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, incumbent Gov. Aminu Tambuwal, winner of the March …

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How bandits kill 2 policemen on election duty in Sokoto

– The commissioner of police in Sokoto state, Aminu Koji, says the two police officers were ambushed by gunmen on their way to Isa local government area on Friday, March 8 – Koji expresses condolences to the bereaved families of the killed officers, adding that they died in service of …

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JUST IN: 16 killed in Monday night attack in Sokoto – Gov Tambuwal

Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal Sokoto State government has confirmed another attack by bandits in Rabah local government area of the state. Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto state, who confirmed this today in a state broadcast, said the attack occurred in Dalijan, Rakkoni and Kalhu communities Monday night. …

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Sokoto decides: Gov. Tambuwal speaks on election result

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has promised to accept the outcome of the Governorship and State House of Assembly elections in the state in good faith. Tambuwal stated this after casting his vote by 12:16 pm at Polling Unit 011, JNI Islamiyya Primary School Tambuwal, Shiyar Ajiya, NAN reports. …

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Sokoto Governorship: Tambuwal wins own local govt for PDP

<![CDATA[]]> Menu Sokoto Governorship: Tambuwal wins own local govt for PDP The incumbent governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal, has won his local government for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The governor is also the PDP governorship candidate in Sokoto, a party he joined last year from the All Progressives …

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Inconclusive election: Tambuwal’s female appointees lead protest to INEC office

Adeniyi Olugbemi, Sokoto Three serving female commissioners in the cabinet of Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto led a procession of women groups in the state on a peaceful demonstration to the INEC headquarters in Sokoto State on Tuesday afternoon. The trio, Prof. A’isha Madawaki, Dr. Kulu Abubakar and Hajia Kulu …

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Sokoto Governorship: Tambuwal rejects INEC’s decision

<![CDATA[]]> Menu Sokoto Governorship: Tambuwal rejects INEC’s decision The Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal, on Monday rejected the verdict of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Saturday’s governorship election in the state. The governor also said he would seek legal redress over the yet to be concluded election. PREMIUM …

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Hoodlums after my life – Sokoto attorney general alleges

– The Sokoto state attorney general, Suleiman Usman, accuses some persons belonging to the opposition of threatening his life – Usman claims hoodlums from the opposition trailed him to his house and unleashed terror on his neighbours The Sokoto state attorney general, Suleiman Usman, has alleged that his life is …

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