Posts Tagged ‘Sokoto State’

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 […]