Sokoto, Nigeria Newswire

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  1. CONFAB: We may ask for extension - KutigiRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Vanguard

    AFTER four weeks of plenary sessions the National Conference will dissolve into committee sessions next week Tuesday when they return from the Easter break.


  2. APC Governors Set Up Trust Fund For Family Of Nyanya Bombing VictimsRead the original story

    11 hrs ago |

    Governors of the All Progressives Congress have set up a trust fund to cater for families of those who died in the Monday bombing of a motor park in Nyanya, a suburb of the Federal Capital Territory .


  3. Muslim-Muslim ticket is political arroganceRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Vanguard

    THE rumour has been making the rounds that the All Progressives Congress, APC, is plotting to unfold a presidential ticket made up of a Muslim for President and another Muslim for Vice President in the impending 2015 elections.


  4. Nigeria: A Bolekaja President And His Unpresidential AnticsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

    I watched with dismay as President Goodluck Jonathan made a caricature of himself and brought the revered office of the President and Commander In Chief of the Armed Forces, Federal Republic of Nigeria, to an all time low yesterday in Kano during a PDP Jamboree he When it was time to deliver his 15 minutes speech, President Jonathan was pathetic.


  5. Sultan condemns abduction of 100 schoolgirlsRead the original story

    Wednesday |

    The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa'ad Abubakar lll, has condemned the abduction of 100 schoolgirls of Government Secondary School, Chibok in Borno State by suspected members of the Boko Haram sect. 4 comments

  6. APC Govs appeal to Jonathan to fish out perpetrators of Nyanya blastRead the original story

    Wednesday | Vanguard

    All Progressives Congress Governors Forum , on Wednesday appealed to President Goodluck Jonathan to intensify effort to fish out the perpetrators of the Nyanya bomb blast.


  7. Nigeria: Visit to Northern NigeriaRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 |

    I was happy to be in Sokoto, northern Nigeria last month to see how the introduction of the latest batch of pentavalent vaccines funded by the GAVI Alliance was progressing.


  8. SON to recruit 5 million Nigerians in campaign against fake productsRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | Vanguard

    The Standards Organisation of Nigeria said on Tuesday that it would recruit five million Nigerians into its newly inaugurated national coalition against fake products.


  9. Nigerians must unite against insecurity - JNIRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | In-depth Africa

    The Muslim umbrella body in the north, the Jama'atu Nasril Islam rose from its Central Council Meeting Monday and resolved that Nigerians, irrespective of religious or tribal affiliation must join hands with the government to address the current security challenge in the country.


  10. FG Moves To End Herdsmen, Farmers' ClashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 15 |

    The federal government has disclosed that steps are being taken to address the constant crises between farmers and Fulani herdsmen in the country. 1 comment

  11. God'll expose perpetrators, Sultan praysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 14 |

    The Sultan of Sokoto and President General of the Jama'atu Nasri Islam, Alhaji Sa'ad Abubakar, and Governor Mukhtar Yero of Kaduna State, on Monday condemned the bombing of Nyanya area of Abuja by suspected Boko Haram members.


  12. What does Boko Haram have to do with Fulbright funding?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 14 | The Washington Post

    Bomb experts search for evidence at a bomb blast site at Nyanyan in Abuja, April 14, 2014 Monday morning, a bomb exploded at a busy transit station in Nigeria's capital Abuja, killing a reported 71 and wounding 124.


  13. Jama'atu Nasril Islam accuses military of executing MuslimRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 9 | Vanguard

    A leading Nigerian Islamic group has accused the country's military of summarily executing Muslims in the name of counter-terrorism, prompting a swift and strongly-worded denial on Tuesday from top brass.


  14. Sultan bestows traditional title of Matawallen Sokoto on TambuwalRead the original story

    Monday Apr 7 | In-depth Africa

    The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa'ad Abubakar, on Monday bestowed the traditional title of Matawallen Sokoto on the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal.


  15. FG introduces herbal medicine in varsitiesRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 6 |

    Already, the Joint Admission Matriculation Examinations has been placed on notice to provide a space for candidates interested in the studying HM in the UTME on their forms.


  16. Fayemi's fanfareRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 31 | Vanguard

    Dr. Kayode Fayemi rolled out the drums and dignitaries to herald his quest for an unprecedented second term in office last Thursday.


  17. Nasarawa, Benue adopt air surveillance to stop attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 27 |

    THE governments of Benue and Nasarawa states have resolved to adopt air surveillance strategy to curb incessant attacks in their boundary communities.


  18. Why insurgency is growing in Nigeria, by KukahRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 27 | Vanguard

    By Tony Edike ENUGU- CATHOLIC Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Rt. Rev Matthew Hassan Kukah, yesterday, blamed the increasing wave of insurgency in the country on what he described as conspiracy of silence and break down of societal surveillance.


  19. Protesters ask INEC to conduct fresh Kogi gov pollRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 27 |

    No fewer than 200 protesters on Thursday stormed the headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission in Abuja demanding fresh governorship election in Kogi State in compliance with the Supreme Court judgment delivered on January 27, 2012.


  20. Nigeria Newspapers: 10 things you need to know this Thursday morningRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 27 | In-depth Africa

    The Lawmakers have equally cried out that they have been under intense pressure by some persons who have asked them to take it easy with the Minister.