Posts Tagged ‘Sokoto State’

Bandits Don’t Discriminate Between APC And PDP— Tambuwal On Sokoto Security Politics

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon June 10, 2020
The Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has emphasized the need for Nigerians to avoid politicising security issues in the state. Speaking at the State Advisory Security Council (SASC) meeting held at the palace of the Sultan of Sokoto, Tambuwal reminded Nigerians that the bandits wage war irrespective of political preferences or affiliations, saying […]

Tambuwal sues for peaceful re-run in Sokoto

by Seun Adeuyion January 24, 2020
Ahead of the January 25 re-run and supplementary elections scheduled to hold in Sokoto state, Gov. Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has urged the supporters of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to shun violence and exhibit high sense of maturity. Tambuwal also urged the PDP supporters to come out en masse and vote for PDP candidates in […]

Gov Tambuwal reacts to Supreme Court ruling

by Seun Adeuyion January 21, 2020
Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Waziri, has reacted to the Supreme Court verdict on Monday which affirmed his victory. The Court had on Monday determined the fate of five Governors. The apex Court affirmed that incumbent Governor of Sokoto state, Aminu Tambuwal,was duly elected in the governorship election conducted on March 9, 2019. It, therefore, struck […]

Extra-judicial Killings : NAF Condoles with Sokoto

by Ikokwu Ikembaon October 24, 2019
Barely 24 hours after the governor of Sokoto state, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, led a high-powered delegation to condole with the victims of extra-judicial killings of two citizens of the state by some air men, the Nigeria Air Force (NAF) has paid a similar visit to the victims’ families. The statement issued and released to journalists […]

3 Nigerian governors meet, sign MoU on security with Niger Republic counterpart

by Ikokwu Ikembaon September 9, 2019
The governors of Katsina, Sokoto and Zamfara States have jointly signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Governor of Maradi region in Niger Republic on best approaches to addressing the security challenges in their states. This was contained in a statement issued by Yusuf Idris, the Director-General, Press Affairs to the governor of Zamfara […]

29 murdered in fresh attack in Sokoto communities

by Ikokwu Ikembaon July 20, 2019
Armed men attacked three communities in Goronyo Local Government of Sokoto State on Wednesday, killing at least 29 people, an official have said. The Sokoto police spokesperson, Muhammad Sadiq, said “scores were killed” by “unmerciful bandits”, and the state commissioner of police, Ibrahim Ka’oje, had promised “water tight security” during a visit to victims. The […]