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PDP presidential primary: Why I stepped down for Atiku – Tambuwal

SOKOTO State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal, has disclosed why he stepped down for Atiku Abubakar at the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential primary in Abuja...

2023: Tambuwal to run for Senate after stepping down for Atiku

THERE are indications that Sokoto State governor Aminu Tambuwal will contest the Sokoto South Senatorial seat. Tambuwal, whose second term as governor ends next year,...

Claim that Sokoto govt approved death penalty law for blasphemy is FALSE

MULTIPLE posts circulating on social media claimed that the Sokoto State Government has enacted a law, approving the death penalty as punishment for the...
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Alleged Blasphemy: Killing of Deborah deeply distressing, unfortunate – Osinbajo

NIGERIA's Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has described the death of a second-year student of the Shehu Shagari College of Education, Sokoto, Deborah Yakubu, as...

Youths in Sokoto stone, burn female student for alleged blasphemy

SOME youths in Sokoto state have stoned and burnt a female student to death for what they believed is blasphemy against the Islamic Prophet...

2023: Sokoto govt confirms resignation of 13 cabinet members

THE Sokoto State government has confirmed the resignation of 13 cabinet members who intend to contest elective offices in the 2023 general elections. The 13...
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Bandits kill 15 persons in fresh Sokoto attacks

NOT less than fifteen persons have been killed by bandits in fresh attacks in Sokoto State. Sokoto State governor Aminu Tambuwal made this known while...

With N3,500, Sokoto residents buy locally-made guns, as insecurity spikes in Nigeria’s Northwest

By Abiodun JAMIU ABUBAKAR Sanusi, 22, still trembles. He is also at a loss for words, a month after being abducted in his village in...

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Buhari asks Senate to confirm Ahmad, Adamu as CBN deputy governors

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has submitted the names of Aishah Ahmed and Edward Adamu to the Senate for confirmation as...

AfDB’s Adesina seeks bonds commitment from Africans in diaspora

THE president, African Development Bank Group (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, has made a case for diaspora funds that target developmental...

Why Buhari’s Executive Order cannot stop misappropriation of local government funds by governors

STATE governors' misappropriation of local government funds, as recently alleged by President Muhammadu Buhari, will not stop with a...

US moves to win over Africa as China takes lead on trade

PRESIDENT Joe Biden will host the second United States-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington DC next week to reinforce the...

US agency kicks against Nigeria’s exclusion from religious freedom violators list

THE United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) has expressed outrage at the exclusion of Nigeria and India...
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AMID the ongoing Russia – Ukraine crisis, a viral post...

Illegal loan apps ignore Nigeria’s cyber laws, continue to shame customers

RAUFU Kareem took a loan from AddMoney, an app...

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  THE on-going rift between the governments of Nigeria and...

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