Sokoto

Supreme Court upholds APC’s Ahmed Aliyu’s election as Sokoto governor

The Supreme Court, on Thursday, upheld the election of Mr. Ahmed Aliyu as the governor of Sokoto State. The apex court, in its...

S’Court reserves judgment in Sokoto governorship appeal

The Supreme Court has reserved judgment in an appeal seeking to unseat Gov. Ahmad Aliyu of Sokoto State. The five-member panel of Justices...

Ahead of March 11 guber poll, Sokoto Resident Electoral Commissioner suspended

“The administrative secretary is directed to take full charge of INEC, Sokoto State office with immediate effects"

Nigerian soldier commits suicide after killing three colleagues in Sokoto

The Nigerian Army spokesman, Brig.-Gen. Onyeama Nwachukwu, says investigations have been instituted into a soldier, who killed his colleagues and himself at Forward...

Female student beaten, burnt to death in Sokoto for “blasphemy”

A Christian student of the Shehu Shagari College of Education in Sokoto, identified as Deborah, was on Thursday beaten and burnt to death...

Two weeks after evacuation from Ukraine, Nigerian final year medical student dies

Two weeks after returning to Nigeria from war-torn Ukraine, one of the 40 students evacuated to Sokoto, has died. The late Uzaifa Halilu...

Couple bags three years in jail for starving, incarcerating 12-year-old niece in fridge for eight months

Emmanuel Bassey and his wife, Esther, have been sentenced to three years imprisonment by the Sokoto Magistrates’ Court for starving and confining their...

N2.5bn bulb Onions destroyed by fire in Sokoto

No fewer than 200,000 bags of onions worth N2.5 billion have been destroyed by fire at the Ramin Kura local onion storage facility...

Implementation of state legislature, judiciary autonomy to be approved soon, says Sokoto Gov. Tambuwal

Sokoto Gov. Aminu Tambuwal on Thursday gave an indication of an end to the strike by judiciary workers, promising that the final implementation...

Troops rescue kidnapped victims in Sokoto, Zamfara

      Troops of Operation Hadarin Daji have rescued three kidnapped victims in Isa Local Government Area of Sokoto State and two...

Tambuwal says met Buhari to protect ‘Sokoto State’

  Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State said Friday his meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari was driven by his responsibility to protect the state. Tambuwal...

Sultan of Sokoto says no one can Islamize Nigeria

  The Sultan of Sokoto Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar, has disowned the Fulani group that said they own Nigeria from Sokoto to the Atlantic Ocean,...

Supreme Court upholds Tambuwal’s election

  Putting paid to apprehensions and speculations of a possible sack, Nigeria’s Supreme Court on Monday morning affirmed Aminu Tambuwal of the Peoples...

EU provides N102m to tackle child undernutrition in Sokoto, Zamfara States

  The European Union is allocating an additional €300 000 (N102m) in emergency humanitarian aid, to provide life-saving treatment to undernourished children in...

Tambuwal clinches second term as PDP wins closest state race in years

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state on Sunday  secured a second term in office in an election proved to be the closest state...

Bishop Kukah blames U.S, Europe for the decline of Catholic Church in Nigeria

[dropcap]B[/dropcap]ishop Matthew Kukah of the Sokoto Diocese has accused the United States and Europe of contributing to the  diminishing influence of the Catholic Church...