News - Sokoto State Governor

Dogara, others pay condolence visit to Sokoto state Governor over Nasiru Zarummai’s death

3 years ago /
Nation 

The Speaker of Nigeria’s House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara has condoled with the Governor and people of Sokoto state over the death of the State Commissioner of Science and Technology, Nasiru Zarummai who died on Friday night. Dogara in company of some members of the House of Representatives paid a condolence...

 

Dasuki and others granted bail

3 years ago /
Nation 

Former National Security Adviser, NSA, Colonel Sambo Dasuki, former Minister for State, Finance, Bashir Yuguda and former Sokoto state governor, Attahiru Bafarawa and three others have been granted bail in the sum of 250 million naira each and two sureties each in like sum. Justice Peter Affem, who imposed the terms...

Nigeria Is In Safe Hands With President Buhari - SGF

3 years ago /
Nation 

Mr Babachir Lawal, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), has assured Nigerians that the country was in safe hands under the leadership of President Mohammadu Buhari. He gave the assurance on Saturday in Abuja at a reception organised in his honour by his friends and well wishers. "The country...

 

Sokoto State Launches Tree Planting Campaign

3 years ago /
Environment 

Sokoto state governor, Aminu Tambuwal has launched a special tree planting campaign at Kawadata resettlement area of Goronogo local government area. The governor said the campaign is to combat the menace of desert encroachment and improve agriculture in the state. He added that efforts are already being made to procure fabricated cooking...

House Leadership Tussle

4 years ago /
Nation 

The leadership crisis rocking the House of Representatives may soon be amicably resolved as the supporters of Speaker Yakubu Dogara say they have conceded the position of the majority leader of the house to the Femi Gbajabiamila group. Spokesman of the Dogara group Abdul Jibrin, who briefed newsmen on the outcome...

Vote For Jonathan - Bafarawa

4 years ago /
Politics 

Former Sokoto State Governor, Attahiru Bafarawa, on Wednesday, urged Nigerians to massively vote for President Goodluck Jonathan in the Feb. 14. Presidential election to ensure continuity in ongoing transformation of the country. Bafarawa made the call while addressing PDP supporters at Gada town, headquarters of Gada Local Government Area of Sokoto...

20 Reps Pick Nomination Form For Tambuwal

4 years ago /
Politics 

Tambuwal’s presidential aspiration has taken a new turn as 20 members of the House of Representatives collected the presidential nomination and expression of interest form on his behalf. APC’s national organising secretary, Senator Osita Izunazo, told journalists that House spokesman Hon Zakari Mohammed led others to the APC secretariat where they...

Breaking: Tambuwal Finally Defects To APC

4 years ago /
Nation  Politics 

Speaker of the House of Representatives Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has finally defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) from the ruling People's Democratic Party (PDP). Tambuwal in a short message he personally read at the end of plenary today said he was leaving the PDP due to the political developments in...

Aminu Tambuwal Lobbies Reps Against Impeachment

4 years ago /
Politics 

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr. Aminu Tambuwal, is making moves to ensure members of the House of Representatives will not impeach him when he finally defects from the Peoples Democratic Party to the All Progressives Congress.There had been speculations that Tambuwal might defect from the PDP, on...

2015: PDP Confused About Tanbuwal's Political Future

4 years ago /
Politics 

The speaker of the House of Representatives Aminu Tambuwal’s political future is still unclear and has sent panic into the presidency and the People Democratic Party (PDP). The PDP is worried about how to handle Tambuwal and take control of the House, should he defect to the opposition party, APC, to...

PDP loses majority seat in Sokoto state House of assembly

5 years ago /
Politics 

Twenty-seven out of thirty members of the Sokoto state House of Assembly have defected from the Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP, to the All Progressives Congress, APC.

PDP CRISIS: G7 GOVERNORS MEET WITH OBASANJO IN ABEOKUTA

5 years ago /
Politics 

Following the disruption of the meeting of members of the New PDP by police officers led by the DPO of the Asokoro Police Station, 5 of the Governors travelled to the Ogun State capital for a closed-door meeting with two-time leader of this nation, President Olusegun Obasanjo.

PDP CRISIS: New PDP weighs its options

5 years ago /
Politics 

In a statement issued on Monday by the National Publicity Secretary of the New PDP, Eze Chukwuemeka Eze stated that Police officers allegedly invaded the Sokoto state Governor's lodge with the intention of dirupting the meeting of the factional group scheduled to hold there.


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