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Nigeria: PDP Suspends Sokoto Governor, Wamakko

Photo: This Day A few days after suspending Governor Rotimi Amaechi, the Peoples Democratic Party has suspended Governor Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko of Sokoto State from the party citing serial disobedience and contempt for the authorities of the party. The suspension of the governor was effected by the National Working Committee, …

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Group petitions police IG over ‘illegal’ detention of Lagos businessman in Sokoto

Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar The Network on Police Reform in Nigeria, NOPRIN, has petitioned Mohammed Abubakar, the Inspector General of Police, over the detention of one Francis Obi, a Lagos based businessman by the Sokoto State Police Command. Mr. Obi, the director of Allied Drilling Company Limited, which …

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Sokoto to Boost Fish Farming

News NIGERIA – The Sokoto State government has expressed commitment towards boosting fish farming in the state. Speaking at the closing ceremony of the annual Gumare fishing festival in Romon-Sarki village of Tambuwal Local Government Area of the state, Governor, Aliyu Wamakko, described agriculture as key to transformation and socio-economic …

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Nigeria: Strike – Sokoto Govt Implements," No Work, No Pay" Policy

The Sokoto State Government has said that it will apply the “no work, no pay” policy for the striking academic staff in its three tertiary institutions. The Head of Service, Alhaji Bature Shinkafi, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Sokoto that ” the state government was …

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Strike: Sokoto Govt Implements,” No Work, No Pay” Policy

The Sokoto State Government has said that it will apply the “no work, no pay’’ policy for the striking academic staff in its three tertiary institutions. The Head of Service, Alhaji Bature Shinkafi, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Sokoto that “ the state government was …

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Nigeria: Your Security Is Guaranteed, Wamakko Tells Corps Members

Sokoto — Governor Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko of Sokoto State, Tuesday assured the Batch B corps members deployed to the state that their lives and property are safe as the government will do all that is necessary to ensure their security. The governor spoke during the swearing in of the 1,446 …

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Nigerian Muslim leader opposes hate speech by preachers

by Ankeli Emmanuel, Midat Joseph Source: http://leadership.ng/ By: Ankeli Emmanuel, Midat Joseph Source: http://leadership.ng The Sultan of Sokoto and president-general of the Supreme Council for Muslims in Nigeria, Alhaji Abubakar Sa’ad III, has deplored inciting preaching by clerics and urged Muslim leaders to propagate messages that promote peace and unity in the …

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Gunmen Kill Lawmaker in Sokoto

Sokoto State Commissioner of Police, Alhaji Lawal Gambo By Mohammed Aminu Gunmen Tuesday assassinated a member representing Gada West constituency in the Sokoto State House of Asssembly, Alhaji Murtala Attahiru Wauru. The lawmaker was killed while on his way to his residence at Mabera area of the Sokoto metropolis around …

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