Tag: Sokoto

NDLEA Detains Indian Businessmen Over Smuggled Codeine Syrups

Henry Solomon- February 13, 2022

An Indian businessman has been taken into custody for interrogation by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, over alleged smuggling of about ... Read More

EFCC Prosecutes Man for N8m Oil Scam in Sokoto

Abdul Jimoh- December 7, 2020

The Sokoto Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Monday, December 7, 2020, arraigned one Shafiu Suleiman before Justice Raliya Uthman ... Read More

Tambuwal visits Sultan, offers to work with opposition

Abdul Jimoh- January 21, 2020

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto has called on the people of the state to remain united in pursuance of the collective good of all. ... Read More

Commissioner Confirms 2 Policemen Killed in Sokoto While on Election Duty

Henry Solomon- March 13, 2019

 The Commissioner of Police in Sokoto State, Mr Aminu Koji,  on Wednesday confirmed the killing of two police personnel,  Asp. Abdullahi Maisaje and Sgt. Usman ... Read More

INEC fixes date to end deadlock in Sokoto, Kano, Bauchi, Plateau, 2 others

admin- March 13, 2019

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will conduct supplementary election in on 23 March in Sokoto, Kano, Adamawa, and three other states where the March ... Read More

Insurgency: Air Force To Open Quick Response Unit In Sokoto

Abdul Jimoh- December 26, 2018

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshall Sadiqque Abubakar has said that a Quick Response Unit of the air force would soon be established in ... Read More

Teenager in Sokoto Docked for Alleged House Trespass

Henry Solomon- November 7, 2018

A Sokoto Chief Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday granted N20,000 bail to a 19-year-old student, Hassan Babagana, who was docked for alleged trespass. Babagana, who resides ... Read More

Sokoto State Workers To Get Aug. Salary Before Eid-el-Kabir

Abdul Jimoh- August 14, 2018

Governor Waziri AminuTambuwal of Sokoto State Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has directed the state Ministry of Finance to immediately commence the payment August ... Read More

Over 5,000 Zamfara IDPs Now Back Home – Army

Abdul Jimoh- August 8, 2018

    Over 5,000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) have returned to their villages in Zamfara following clearance operation conducted by the military against bandits terrorizing ... Read More

NCAA Investigates Alleged Security Breach At Sokoto Airport

Abdul Jimoh- August 7, 2018

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has commenced investigation into the alleged security breach at the Sultan Abubakar Sadiq III Airport, Sokoto, by loyalists of ... Read More

Army Begins Special Operation, Seeks Residents Support Against Killers in Sokoto

Henry Solomon- July 20, 2018

The Nigerian Army has launched a joint security operation to clear bandits terrorizing Gandi and Tabanni villages in Rabbah Local Government area of Sokoto State. ... Read More

131,687 PVCs yet to be collected in Sokoto – INEC

admin- May 23, 2018

131,687 PVCs unclaimed in Sokoto, says INEC By Habibu Harisu The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said no fewer than 131, 687 Permanent Voter Cards ... Read More

High interest rates hurting small businesses–Tambuwal

Arowobusoye Samuel- March 8, 2018

Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State on Wednesday appealed to financial institutions to review downwards the interest rates charged on small scale businesses in order ... Read More

Rice Concealed in Petrol Tank Intercepted By Customs

Henry Solomon- March 2, 2018

The Nigeria Customs Service, says it has arrested a suspect in Sokoto who allegedly smuggled 460 bags of imported rice concealed in a petrol tank. ... Read More

Customs Intercepts Tramadol Drugs Worth N4.6m

Henry Solomon- March 1, 2018

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has intercepted 465 packets of smuggled tramadol drugs worth N4.6 million on Sokoto-Illea road in Sokoto state. Mr Nasir Ahmad, ... Read More