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Nigeria’s security challenges bring back memories of late Marafan Sokoto

Baba Marafa left us on the 6th of July, 2016, making this my third personal tribute in what has so far been the longest and toughest three years of our lives in all aspects. We have no choice than to abide by what is stated in the holy Quran that …

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Shinkafi (Marafan Sokoto) within the context of current security challenges

By Abubakar Musa Shinkafi Baba Marafa left us on the July 6th, 2016, making this my third personal tribute in what has so far been the longest and toughest three years of our lives in all aspects. We have no choice other than to abide by what is stated in …

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Tambuwal cautions leaders on utterances

<!– Aminu Tambuwal, Sokoto state governor –> Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State. Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state on Tuesday urged leaders to always moderate their utterances in the interest of national unity and peaceful co-xistence in the country. Tambuwal made the call when the Deji of Akure, Oba …

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Mix Reaction In Sokoto Over Suspension Of RUGA

Mix reactions has continued to greet the suspension of RUGA policy initiated and suspended by the president Muhammadu Buhari led administration. While, the reaction largely goes to show how divided Nigerians are on national policies, tribal, ethnic and religious divide is clearly demonstrated in the reactions. Speaking to Malam Shehu Mustapha on …

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Sokoto police parade criminal suspects

The Sokoto State Police Command has warned criminals to stay away from the caliphate as it is committed to making the state hot for criminal elements. The State Commissioner of Police, Ibrahim Ka’oje sounded the note of warning while addressing journalists during the parade of suspects arrested at different location …

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Amnesty To Bandits: 40 Kidnap Victims Regain Freedom In Zamfara

  The Zamfara Police Command has secured the release of no fewer than 40 people being held in various hideouts by volunteer vigilante groups and bandits in the state. Their rescue followed reconciliation and peace agreement processes jointly put in place by the Zamfara State Government and the police command …

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Sokoto Youths Set 9-Point Agenda, Demand Inclusion In Governance

A coalition of youth groups seeking for viable progressive developments in Sokoto state has proffered nine- point agenda to pursue maximum youths involvement, participation in governance and empowerment opportunities. The draft was reported tie up on Thursday at the end of a two-day interactive session organised by the coalition in …

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Nigeria: In Sokoto, a Day Set Aside for Almajirai

In Sokoto, the Almajiri Child Rights Initiative (ACRI) recently organized the Almajiri Day Commemoration, where some of the children displayed their talents and a discourse over the system was held. In two separate poems, two almajiri boys captured what it is like to be away from their family and have …

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Niger police arrest cattle rustlers, recover 301 animals

Enyioha Opara, Minna Three suspected cattle rustlers have been arrested by policemen in the Mashegu Local Government Area of Niger State. The suspects, Idu Lawali, Umar Mohammadu and Shehu Umaru, all from Kebe in Sokoto State, were nabbed for rustling 301 animals from residents of Mashegu area. The animals were …

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Sokoto: Trauma centre provides free medical services to accident victims

The Trauma Centre in the Sokoto State Specialist Hospital will be providing free emergency medical services to accident victims, especially in the first 24 hours. The Commissioner of Health, Dr. Ali Inname disclosed this in an interview with our reporter. “Whoever come to the hospital as accident victim whatever is …

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