Latest News, Events and Happenings in Sokoto News.en-usCBN/RIFAN working toward crashing price of rice: official Central Bank of Nigeria and Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria , disturbed by the increase in price of rice, have concluded plans to crash the price in all markets across the country.Dr Musa Olasupo, an Assistant Director in CBN an <br>GuardianBestNairaWed, 21 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0100 More deaths nationwide, 24-hr curfew in five states &bull; Lagos, Edo Kano, FCT, Plateau, Oyo, Ekiti as flashpoints&bull; Soldiers shoot in Lagos&bull; President meets the diplomatic community&bull; Senate asks Buhari to speak to Nigerians&bull; IGP orders anti-riot police&bull; Curfew may colla <br>GuardianBestNairaWed, 21 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0100 Protesters block road to Abuja airport amidst heavy security seeking an end to Police brutality and the Special Anti-Robbery Squad on Tuesday blocked the entry and exit points into the Federal Capital Territory through the airport road.The airport road also called Umaru Musa Yar&#8217;Adua E <br>GuardianBestNairaTue, 20 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0100 Zamfara APC congress: Marafa faction heads to Supreme Court Kabiru Marafa faction of All Progressives Congress in Zamfara, said it would go to Supreme Court for the interpretation of Sokoto Appeal Court Judgement on the APC congresses in the state.The State Publicity Secretary of the faction, Bell <br>GuardianBestNairaMon, 19 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0100 Sea level rise forces property owners, tenants to relocate After&#8200;several warnings by climate scientists, property owners and tenants confronted by increased coastal flooding due to rising sea levels are moving to high locations. Increasing coastal floods worsened by heavy rainfalls across the countr <br>GuardianBestNairaMon, 19 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0100 NCDC confirms 113 new COVID-19 cases, total now 61,307 Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has confirmed 113 new cases of COVID-19 in the country.The NCDC, which made this known on its official twitter handle on Saturday, stated that total infections now stand at 61,307.The News Agency of Nig <br>GuardianBestNairaSun, 18 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0100 Northwest youths join calls for reform of the Nigerian Police coalition of youths from Kebbi, Zamfara and Sokoto states have canvassed need the holistic reformation of the Nigerian Police saying the security outfit needs improved funding and reforms that would make them more efficient and professional in disc <br>GuardianBestNairaThu, 15 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0100 A win-win culture and meritocracy in Nigeria? last time that I published an article in this newspaper, I discussed issues surrounding the development of a country that we can refer to as &ldquo;our own very dear country, Nigeria.&rdquo; That is what happens when a country becomes progressive <br>GuardianBestNairaThu, 15 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0100 Girl child: Tambuwal, others worry over early marriage, education in north of Governor of Sokoto state, Hajia Maryam Aminu Tambuwal yesterday expressed worried over the increasing culture of early marriage and poverty among others predicament impeding girl child in Northern Nigeria.Besides, the emir of Arugungu in Keb <br>GuardianBestNairaWed, 14 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0100 Nigeria records zero COVID-19-related deaths in 5 days, NCDC says recorded zero COVID-19-related deaths in fice days, as 103 new infections were recorded.The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control made this known on its official twitter handle on Thursday.The centre said that Nigeria total COVID-19 cas <br>GuardianBestNairaFri, 09 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0100 Hope as Ondo political gladiators sign peace deal Akeredolu, Ajayi and Jegede during the Peace Accord meeting in Akure on TuesdayThe drumbeats of violence and fears that Saturday&rsquo;s governorship election in Ondo State may turn bloody are abating as a result of the Peace Accord candidates and <br>GuardianBestNairaThu, 08 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0100 Lagos is top earner as states' IGR drop by 11% internally generated revenue of the states dropped to N612.87bn in the first six months of 2020 from N693.91bn in the corresponding period of 2019.The National Bureau of Statistics announced the figures in its report published on the <br>GuardianBestNairaWed, 07 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0100 Fayemi to deliver Arewa House 50th anniversary lecture October 31 House, the internationally-acclaimed centre for historical documentation and research, has outlined an elaborate programme aimed at celebrating its 50 years anniversary. The one-week programme will kick-off on October 31, 2020 with a lecture t <br>GuardianBestNairaWed, 07 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0100 ‘18 unviable airports account for N65 billion revenue shortfall’ Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria , has blamed unviable airports scattered nationwide for its poor earnings and revenue shortfall over the years, now in excess of N65 billion. Management of FAAN, while appearing before the House of R <br>GuardianBestNairaWed, 07 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0100 INEC urges participants in Ondo guber election to respect peace accord APC candidate, Akeredolu ; PDP candidate, Jegede and others at the singing of Peace Accord in Akure yesterdayAhead of the Ondo State governorship election coming up on Saturday, Chairman of the Independent National Elect <br>GuardianBestNairaWed, 07 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0100