Latest News, Events and Happenings in Sokoto News.en-usAPC government a disaster – Bafarawa Anthony OgbonnaPresidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the coming 2019 election, Alhaji Attahiru Dalhatu Bafarawa has said that the government led by the All Progressives Congress, APC, party is a disaster to Nigeria. Attah <br>VanguardBestNairaWed, 19 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Imo: Criminals murder another priest, Rev. Fr. Jude Egbom in Orlu Chidi Nkwopara, OWERRIThe Catholic Diocese of Orlu, is in the news again, albeit for the wrong reason. One of its priests, Rev. Fr. Jude Chidi Egbom, was gruesomely murdered by armed hoodlums. This happened when the Local Ordinary, Most Rev. Augu <br>VanguardBestNairaWed, 19 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Saraki appears before Southern, M-Belt leaders, says Presidency not part-time job Henry UmoruABUJA&mdash;SENATE President and presidential aspirant on the platform of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Dr Bukola Saraki, yesterday, appeared before leaders from four of the six geo-political zones of the country, under the aegis of S <br>VanguardBestNairaWed, 19 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Malta Guinness named official durbar drink in Sokoto, Zaria Guinness, a malt brand from the stable of Guinness Nigeria Plc has assumed the official durbar drink in Sokoto and Zaria. In a statement, Omotola Bamigbaiye-Elatuyi, Marketing Manager, Malta Guinness and Non-Alcoholic Drinks, said: &ldquo;Malta <br>VanguardBestNairaWed, 19 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0100 PDP presidential ticket: Atiku, Saraki, Tambuwal, others face party’s test Dirisu YakubuABUJA &mdash; Ahead of the October 5 national convention of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to pick its presidential flag bearer, the National Working Committee, NWC, of the party yesterday set hurdles the 13 aspirants must scale <br>VanguardBestNairaWed, 19 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0100 PDP presidential primaries : Saraki, Bafarawa promise good governance &#8211; Ahead of the People&rsquo;s Democratic Party presidential primary election, Sen. Bukola Saraki and Alhaji Attahiru Bafarawa, have promised to provide good governance if given the party&rsquo;s ticket and eventually win the presid <br>VanguardBestNairaTue, 18 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0100 2019 elections: Sultan, CAN president sign peace agreement Sultan of Sokoto, Sa&rsquo;ad Abubakar III and President, Christian Association of Nigeria , Rev. Samson Ayokunle, on Tuesday in Abuja signed peace pact to ensure peaceful atmosphere before, during and after 2019 general elections.The Sulta <br>VanguardBestNairaTue, 18 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0100 I’ll accept outcome of PDP presidential primary – Tambuwal Kebbi &#8211; Sokoto State governor and PDP presidential aspirant, Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal, said on Tuesday that he would accept the outcome of the party&rsquo;s presidential primary scheduled for between Oct. 5 and Oct. 6 in Port Harcourt.Tambu <br>VanguardBestNairaTue, 18 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0100 PDP presidential primaries: Aspirants fault P-Harcourt venue Dirisu YakubuABUJA&mdash; Ahead of October 6 presidential convention of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, slated for Port Harcourt, some aspirants are against the use of the Rivers State capital for the all-important event. The aspirants, Vanguard g <br>VanguardBestNairaTue, 18 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0100 2019: Lamido appears before Southern, M-Belt leaders, says Nigeria is sick Henry UmoruABUJA&mdash; FORMER governor of Jigawa State and presidential aspirant on the platform of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Sule Lamido, yesterday, took a swipe at the current government under the leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari, <br>VanguardBestNairaTue, 18 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0100 2019: David Mark, Saraki split N-Central, NASS Emmanuel Aziken, Political EditorThe emergence of Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki and his predecessor, Senator David Mark, in the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential primaries contest has reshaped the permutations on the ticket as the <br>VanguardBestNairaTue, 18 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0100 I’ll implement 2014 Confab report when I become President — Bafarawa Dayo JohnsonAKURE&mdash;A Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential aspirant and former governor of Sokoto State, Dr. Attahiru Bafarawa, yesterday, promised to implement the 2014 National Conference report if voted into power next year. He sai <br>VanguardBestNairaTue, 18 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Super Eagles player doles out N200, 000 to Sokoto United despite Aiteo Cup exit &#8211; Super Eagles defender, Shehu Abdullahi says he will dole out N200,000 to his home club, Sokoto United in spite of the team&rsquo;s Aiteo Cup exit.Abdullahi on his twitter handle @officialshehu last week promised to give out N100,000 fo <br>VanguardBestNairaMon, 17 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0100 I will restructure Nigeria, if voted as president – Bafarawa &#8211; Former Gov. Atthairu Bafarawa of Sokoto State on Monday pledged to embrace restructuring and focus on the economy of the nation, if elected president in 2019.Attahiru BafarawaBafarawa made the pledge while fielding questions from news <br>VanguardBestNairaMon, 17 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0100 2019: Buhari has failed but no saviour in sight – Balarabe Musa;As Atiku woos CUPP bigwigsBy Dirisu YakubuABUJA &#8211; Ahead of the 2019 general elections, elder statesman and Second Republic governor of Kaduna state, Balarabe Musa has taken a close look at the state of affairs in the nation and insists <br>VanguardBestNairaMon, 17 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0100