Latest News, Events and Happenings in Sokoto News.en-usNSCDC arrests suspected bandit Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps , has arrested a suspected bandit, Bello Galadima in Sokoto State. PHOTO: NANThe Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps , has arrested a suspected bandit, Bello Galadima in Sokoto State. <br>GuardianBestNairaWed, 28 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Police refutes abduction of 60 travelers on Gusau-Sokoto highway Zamfara State Police Command, on Tuesday, refuted reports claiming that armed bandits abducted 60 passengers along the Sokoto-Gusau highway on July 25. x A statement by the command&rsquo;s Public Relations Officer , SP Muhammad Shehu, howev <br>GuardianBestNairaWed, 28 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +0100 PDP governors insist on electronic transmission of election results, reject direct primary PDP National Chairman Secondus&bull; Task NASS, NCC, INEC on re-transmission of election results&bull; Accuse Buhari of converting Presidential Villa to APC headquarters&bull; PDP govs to Nigerians: Get your PVC, rescue country from maladministrat <br>GuardianBestNairaTue, 27 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +0100 One million Nigerians register as INEC begins physical voter registration National Electoral Commission on Monday said it has received over one million applications within one month of resumption of Continuous Voter Registration . x This was the commission announced the commencement of the physical <br>GuardianBestNairaMon, 26 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Nigerian Consulate showcases rich cultures, festivals in New York Consulate-General of Nigeria in New York says it is determined to do everything possible to showcase Nigeria&rsquo;s diverse cultural heritage, sites and traditional festivals to the outside world. x The Consul-General, Amb. Lot Egopija, stated t <br>GuardianBestNairaMon, 26 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +0100 FCT becomes epicentre as Cholera takes toll on Nigeria Minister of Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu289 deaths reported in seven monthsAs another wave of Cholera outbreak again sweeps through Nigeria with casualty figures fast rising especially in the nation&rsquo;s seat of power, Abuja residents are in <br>GuardianBestNairaMon, 26 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +0100 NCDC records 1 death, 272 new COVID-19 infections NCDC. PHOTO: TwitterThe Nigeria Centre for Disease Control recorded one death and an additional 272 coronavirus infections in Nigeria as at July 24.The NCDC released the information on its official website early on Sunday.The News Agency o <br>GuardianBestNairaSun, 25 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +0100 PIB’s 3% equity may open another frontier of insecurity in Niger Delta, says Dickson Seriake DicksonThe Senator representing Bayelsa West, Senator Seriake Dickson addressed the media in the Senate on two contentious issues bothering on the passage of the 3% equity shareholding for host communities, which he said they disagreed with, <br>GuardianBestNairaSun, 25 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +0100 COVID-19: Nigeria records 317 new cases – NCDC [FILES] NCDC team. Photo; TWITTER/CHIKWEIThe Nigeria Centre for Disease Control said the country recorded additional 317 COVID-19 cases on July 23, from 187 cases on July 22.The NCDC made this known on its website on Saturday morning.The Ne <br>GuardianBestNairaSat, 24 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Nigeria records 184 new cases, discharges 32 – NCDC [ FILES] NCDC Director General, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu. PHOTO: TwitterThe Nigeria Centre for Disease Control said the country recorded additional 184 COVID-19 infections as of July 22.The NCDC made this known on its website on Friday morning. x <br>GuardianBestNairaFri, 23 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Police neutralise bandit, rescue 11 kidnapped victims in Zamfara [FILES] Police. Photo: TWITTER/POLICENGThe Police Command in Zamfara says it has neutralised a notorious armed bandit in the state and rescued 11 kidnapped victims.SP Muhammad Shehu, the Command&rsquo;s Public Relations Officer confirmed the develo <br>GuardianBestNairaThu, 22 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Niger governors hails Buhari for appointing Wushishi as NECO Registrar Gov. Abubakar Sani- Bello of Niger has hailed President Muhammad Buhari for appointing Prof. Dantani Wushishi as the substantive registrar of the National Examination Council . x This is contained in a statement by Mrs Mary Noel-Berje, Chief P <br>GuardianBestNairaThu, 22 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Nigeria has lost its soul, Catholic bishops tell Buhari Catholic Bishops of Ibadan Ecclesiastical Province have condemned what they termed selective administration of justice by the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government, saying this development has greatly affected the country&rsquo;s imag <br>GuardianBestNairaThu, 22 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Again, the obnoxious bill…Amicus Plato Lai MohammedThe readers may be wondering why I say again. It is to connect the past with the present. It is about Lai Mohammed&rsquo;s unrelenting efforts to hamstring the media since 2017. It is not unusual in these climes to have spacecraft in rea <br>GuardianBestNairaThu, 22 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases rise by 206, discharge 23, zero death — NCDC has announced additional 206 new COVID-19 cases in the country as total infections from the virus rise to 169,884 as of July 20, 2021. x The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control made this known on its official website handle on Wednesday <br>GuardianBestNairaWed, 21 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +0100