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“Boko Haram Consuming Nigeria Under Buhari’s Watch” -Kukah

A Prominent Cleric and Bishop of the Sokoto Diocese of the Catholic Church, Reverend Father Matthew Kukah has advised President Muhammadu Buhari over the high level of insecurity in Nigeria, warning that the Country is rapidly descending into anarchy. Bishop Kukah in his Easter message said the Buhari Government was taking care of repentant Boko […]

Presidency Faults Group Asking Bishop Kukah To Leave Sokoto

The presidency has faulted a group, the Muslim Solidarity Forum, over a threat it issued to the Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Most Revd Matthew Hassan Kukah, to tender an apology over a recent comment credited to him or leave the State. Channels TV reports that in a statement signed on Wednesday, January 13, 2021, by […]

Sokoto Discharges 101 COVID-19 Patients, Records 14 Deaths

The Sokoto State Taskforce Committee on COVID-19 has discharged all 101 quarantined coronavirus patients in the state. The Committee Chairman, Ali Inname, who disclosed this, said there was no patient at the isolation centre in the state as of Friday, June 5, 2020, adding that 14 fatalities were recorded. Inname stated that 731 samples have […]

Buhari Orders Full Military Operations Against Bandits

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed Fierce Military Operations against bandits in Sokoto State. Buhari gave the directive in reaction to the attack on residents of Sabin Birni Local Government area of Sokoto State It was reported that about 70 people were killed by the Bandits who invaded five Communities in the Local Government area of […]

NCDC Confirms 38 New Cases Of COVID-19

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said thirty-eight new cases of the Coronavirus have been recorded. This brings the total number of cases confirmed to 665. According to the NCDC, 23 cases were discovered in Kano, 5 in Gombe, 3 in Kaduna, 2 in Borno, 2 in Abia, 1 in FCT, 1 in […]

Tambuwal’s Victory: Supreme Court Dismisses Appeal Challenging As Sokoto Governor

The Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal filed by Mr Ahmed Aliyu challenging the election of Mr Aminu Tambuwal as Governor of Sokoto State. The petitioners, Mr Aliyu and his Party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) alleged non-compliance with the electoral act in the conduct of the election. In a unanimous judgment delivered by Justice […]

Supreme Court Resumes Hearing Of Governorship Appeals From Sokoto, Others

The Supreme Court has continued the hearing of the governorship appeals from six States of the Federation. Proceedings resumed at the Apex Court in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory one day after the Court adjourned until Tuesday, January 14, 2020. The Court is hearing the appeals filed by some governorship candidates in Sokoto, Imo, Kano, […]

Supreme Court Adjourns Hearing Of Governorship Appeals For Six States

The Supreme Court has adjourned the hearing of the appeals from the governorship elections in Imo, Bauchi, Sokoto, Kano, Plateau and Benue States. The hearing of the appeals, brought by various aggrieved candidates in the March 9 polls in the affected States, was scheduled at the Apex Court in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory. The […]