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Sokoto government working with FG to contain COVID-19 spread – Tambuwal

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Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has pledged to continue working in partnership with the Federal Government to contain the spread of COVID-19 in the state. Tambuwal who stated this on Sunday in...

Sun May 17th, 2020     Read More →

Bribery: EFCC arraigns two Chinese ver N100M Bribe

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), Sokoto Zonal office, yesterday, arraigned the duo of Meng Wei Kun and Xui Kuoi, both Chinese, before Justice Mohammed Sa’idu Sifawa of...

Sat May 16th, 2020     Read More →

PTF urges states to be cautious in lifting restrictions on large gatherings

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The Presidential Taskforce (PTF) on COVID-19 has urged states lifting restrictions on large congregation of people to weigh their consequences in relation to creating opportunities for more...

Sat May 16th, 2020     Read More →

23,000 Nigerians fled into Niger in one month, says UNHCR

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Following attacks by armed groups despite the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) lockdown, about 23,000 people from Sokoto, Zamfara and Katsina states fled to Maradi, Niger Republic, in April alone,...

Thu May 14th, 2020     Read More →

EFCC arrests two Chinese for offering N100m bribe to official

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Sokoto Zonal Office, has arrested two Chinese men, Meng Wei Kun and Xu Kuoi, for offering its Zonal Head, Abdullahi Lawal, N50 million alleged...

Wed May 13th, 2020     Read More →

FRSC apprehends 396 vehicles for social distancing violation

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The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has arrested a total of 396 vehicles conveying over 2,422 passengers in the general operation area of its 12 Zonal Commands across the country, for...

Tue May 12th, 2020     Read More →

EFCC arrests two Chinese for offering N100m bribe to its top officer

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EFCC PHOTO:Twitter The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) said its Sokoto Zonal Office has arrested two Chinese, Mr. Meng Wei Kun and Mr. Xu Koi for offering a sum of N50million (...

Tue May 12th, 2020     Read More →

Lagos, FCT, Kano, three others enrolled in WHO treatment regime solidarity trial on COVID-19 says Ehanire

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Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire PHOTO:TwitterSix States, Lagos, FCT, Ogun, Kaduna, Sokoto and Kano states have been enrolled in the World Health Organization (WHO treatment regimen...

Tue May 12th, 2020     Read More →

Junaid Muhammad calls for arrest of security operatives at border posts over Almajerai

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An elder statesman and second republic lawmaker Dr Junaidu Muhammed has called for the arrest and prosecution of security operatives at the borders between states that allow for Almajerai to be...

Sat May 9th, 2020     Read More →

Buhari names ex-IGP Abba police fund chair

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President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of retired Inspector-General of Police, Suleiman Abba, as chairman, board of trustees of the Nigeria Police Trust Fund. A statement...

Thu May 7th, 2020     Read More →

Sokoto Assembly passes bill for downward review of 2020 budget

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The Sokoto State House of Assembly has passed a bill into law to amend the appropriation law 2020 to make provision for its downward review in line with the existing global economic realities...

Tue May 5th, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: Tambuwal declares 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. curfew in Sokoto from Monday

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Aminu Tambuwal PHOTO:Twitter Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto on Monday said 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. curfew will go into effect on Monday, as part of new measures to contain the spread of the COVID-19...

Mon May 4th, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: Kebbi announces first death from 2nd index case

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Kebbi State has recorded the first death arising from the second index case of novel coronavirus pandemic. The chairman of the state Task Force on COVID-19, Alhaji Muhammad Jafaar, told newsmen on...

Sat May 2nd, 2020     Read More →

Government blames rising COVID-19 cases on non-compliance

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The Federal Government has blamed the rising cases of community transmission of coronavirus disease in the country on non-compliance with lockdown directives, medical advice, unauthorised...

Tue Apr 28th, 2020     Read More →

Black man, you are on your own

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Steve Biko (1946-77) (of course you remember him), warned many years ago that “Black man, you are on your own” (Omuabor, 1994). This was the slogan he coined for the South Africa...

Tue Apr 28th, 2020     Read More →