Archive for: Sokoto

‘He killed him with a machete’: Man, 25, arrested for hacking his father to death in Sokoto

‘He killed him with a machete’: Man, 25, arrested for hacking his father to death in Sokoto

by ‘Jola Sotubo A young man in Sokoto has been arrested after he allegedly took the life of his own father with a machete. 25-year-old Bello Mallami is in detention after attacking his...

 

Ex-governor Attahiru Bafarawa dumps APC for the PDP

Ex-governor Attahiru Bafarawa dumps APC for the PDP

Attahiru Bafarawa, former governor of Sokoto State has defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) after dumping the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC). Reports say the governor announced...

 

Gusau, Obanikoro, others named among Jonathan’s ministerial nominees

Gusau, Obanikoro, others named among Jonathan’s ministerial nominees

by Oge Okonkwo The names of the 12 new ministerial nominees have been submitted to the Senate for consideration and confirmation by President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday. In a letter read...

 

Horrible: 9 men arrested for rape, murder of 9-year-old girl in Sokoto

Horrible: 9 men arrested for rape, murder of 9-year-old girl in Sokoto

by ‘Jola Sotubo The police in Sokoto have arrested 9 suspects on suspicion of murder after they were reported to have raped and killed a young girl. The suspects were said to have had...

 

Mass defection: 27 out of 30 PDP lawmakers decamp to APC in Sokoto

Mass defection: 27 out of 30 PDP lawmakers decamp to APC in Sokoto

by Oke Efagene A majority of members of the Sokoto State House of Assembly, have defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC), from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Lawmakers said that...

 

“We will never accept the leadership”: Crisis looms in APC over power sharing

“We will never accept the leadership”: Crisis looms in APC over power sharing

by Akintomiwa Agbaje A crisis storm is about to hit the All Progressives Congress over power sharing and control plan. Though its acceptability within the country’s political circle is plunging...

 

It gets worse: Another 2,300 PDP members decamp to APC in Kaduna

It gets worse: Another 2,300 PDP members decamp to APC in Kaduna

by Akintomiwa Agbaje The list of ‘defectors’ never stops this time with a record breaking exodus again in Kaduna involving 2,300 members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The...

 

Defecting governors maintain stance, turndown president’s overtures

Defecting governors maintain stance, turndown president’s overtures

by Akintomiwa Agbaje Sokoto State governor, Governor Aliyu Wamakko has insisted that his defection along with the five other governors from the People’s Democratic Party(PDP) to the All...

 

Opinion: It’s such a pity Jega has failed this test

Opinion: It’s such a pity Jega has failed this test

by Chioma Gabriel Just before the election,  allegations  of INEC ‘s  high level of  incompetence in registering voters, compiling, maintaining, revising and updating voters register on...

 

Sad news: Kidnapped Sokoto businessman dies days after release (PICTURED)

Sad news: Kidnapped Sokoto businessman dies days after release (PICTURED)

by Akintomiwa Agbaje   A Sokoto-based businessman, Alhaji Abu Dankure, who was kidnapped by four gunmen along Kupper road and released 11 days ago,died today at the Uthmanu Danfodiyo...