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Two Officers Killed By Suspected Bandits In Sokoto State

Suspected Bandits, Operate In Villages Close To Zamfara. Two police officers have been shot dead by suspected armed bandits in Isa Local Government Area of the state, Sokoto state police command has confirmed today. The Command Public Relations Officer, DSP Cordelia Nwawe confirmed to TVC through a telephone chat, that …

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INEC Trains 16,000 Adhoc Staff in Sokoto

Onuminya Innocent, Sokoto The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Saturday said it would train over 16,000 adhoc staff to man 3035 polling units in Sokoto State In preparation for 2019 general election. The state’s Resident Electoral Commissioner, Alhaji Abukakar Sadiq made the disclosure in an interview with THISDAY, noting that …

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2019 Elections: Parties conduct violence-free campaigns in Sokoto

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the usual supporters groups, mostly youths holding and brandishing different kinds of weapons threatening public lives, were completely absent. NAN observed that at the venues of both APC and PDP campaigns in Wurno, Rabah and Bodinga local government areas, there were no …

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Political thuggery: NUJ decries rise in Sokoto

<!– FILE PHOTO: Political thuggery. –> As politicians prepare for the forthcoming general elections, the Sokoto State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), has expressed concern over the alarming rate of political thuggery in the state. Its Chairman, Mr Isa Shuni, expressed the concern when he received the …

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Union sues Sokoto govt over dissolution of Exco

Sokoto state government and, the National Automobile Technician Association (NATA) have locked horns over purported dissolution of the newly elected executives of the association by the former. The association had already instituted a case before the Sokoto State High Court, challenging the action of the state government. In the suit, …

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Suspected armed bandits kill two police officers in Sokoto

Sokoto state police command has confirmed that two police officers have been shot dead by suspected armed bandits in Isa Local Government Area of the state. The Command Public Relations Officer, DSP Cordelia Nwawe confirmed to TVCNEWS through a telephone chat, that the command lost two of its men in …

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Sokoto APC Governorship candidate promises fair treatment of defectors

Alhaji Ahmad Aliyu, the All Progressives Congress (APC) Governorship candidate in Sokoto State, has assured defectors from other political parties to the ruling party of fair treatment. Aliyu made the promise on Wednesday in Kware Local Government Area during the party’s zonal campaign launch for the forthcoming general elections. He …

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APC dismisses alleged violent campaigns in Sokoto

Spokesperson of the state’s APC, Alhaji Bello Danchadi, in an interactive session with newsmen in Sokoto, said that the allegation was aimed at tarnishing the image of the party. Danchadi said the action was also a manifestation of the PDP’s weakness and acceptance of defeat; and urged the electorate to …

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Tambuwal, PDP chieftains defect to APC, give reasons

The Legal Adviser of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Sokoto State, Alhaji Nasiru Sahabi Tambuwal, has defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC). His defection was announced in Dange town, headquarters of Dange/Shuni local government during the flag off of the campaigns for the 2019 general elections. Other defectors …

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APC harvests another 4,320 decampees from PDP in Sokoto

The defectors who were drawn from the various wards of the local government announced their defection on Wednesday in Kware town, headquarters of Kware Local Government, during the Zonal flag off of the party’s campaigns for the forthcoming general elections, for the Sokoto North Senatorial District. Prominent among the decampeees …

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