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November 29, 2018 3:12 PM Appeal Court reverses Gov Tambuwal’s pardon, orders trial of Sokoto officials

A five-man panel of the Court of Appeal sitting in Sokoto and presided over by Justice Hannatu Sankey, in two separate appeals on Thursday, voided the pardon granted to some former officials of the state who were prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, at the Sokoto High Court. Delivering lead judgements in the two appeals filed 40

November 22, 2018 3:13 PM Sokoto Assembly confirms Dan-Iya as Governor Tambuwal Deputy

The Sokoto State House of Assembly on Thursday confirmed the appointment of Alhaji Manir Dan-Iya as the new Deputy Governor of the state. This followed the adoption of a motion by the Deputy Majority Leader, Alhaji Ibrahim Sarki (PDP-Sokoto North II) at plenary. Speaking on the motion, Sarki urged his colleagues to confirm the appointment of Dan-Iya 25

November 21, 2018 3:09 PM Gov. Tambuwal nominates Dan’iya as new deputy

Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state has nominated Alhaji Manir Dan’iya as his deputy to replace Alhaji Ahmed Aliyu, who resigned on Nov. 13. DAILY POST had reported that Aliyu submitted a copy of his resignation letter to the state House of Assembly but it was not read at the floor of the House during Tuesday’s sitting. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) 27

November 12, 2018 5:46 AM 2019 election: Gov. Tambuwal’s name missing as INEC displays list of Sokoto guber candidates

The name of Sokoto State Governor, Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal, was not in the list of governorship candidates from the state displayed by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, on Sunday. Governor Tambuwal was one of the aspirants who contested for the presidential ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, at the party’s elective National 28

October 24, 2018 8:23 PM Atiku: PDP speaks on composition of presidential campaign council

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says it is yet to name full composition of members of its Campaign Council for the 2019 presidential election. The National Publicity Secretary of the party, Kola Ologbondiyan, disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja. Ologbondiyan said the party’s attention had been drawn to a phony post circulating in the social 30

October 14, 2018 9:47 AM Tambuwal’s convoy attacked, one killed

The Police Command in Sokoto State has confirmed the death of one person as a result of stray bullets fired when hoodlums allegedly attacked Gov. Aminu Tambuwal’s motorcade in Sokoto on Saturday. The command’s spokesperson, DSP Cordelia Nwawe, told newsmen that one other person who was injured during the incident had been hospitalised. The governor was received 31

August 20, 2018 8:49 PM 2019 presidency: Wike attacks Tinubu over comment on Tambuwal’s defection

The Rivers State Government has berated a national Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Tinubu for allegedly accusing the state Governor, Nyesom Wike of luring his Sokoto State counterpart, Aminu Tambuwal into defecting to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. The state government described Tinubu’s comment that Wike lured Tambuwal with the promise 28

July 4, 2018 7:36 AM Wike a promise keeper, I’m tempted to commend him so highly – Gov. Tambuwal

Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal has described the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, as a promise keeper. Tambuwal said the Governor was committed to the development of Rivers State. Tambuwal spoke on Tuesday during a visit to Rivers State, where he also inaugurated the College of Medical Sciences building at the Rivers State University. He said, “I am tempted 28

June 29, 2018 7:29 PM Gov Tambuwal denies links with perpetrators of Plateau killings

The Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has called on Nigerians to ignore a “satanic video” linking him to the killing of over 200 persons in some villages of Barkin Ladi local government area of Plateau State. Tambuwal, who was on a condolence visit to the Government and people of Plateau State, alongside governors of Bauchi, Zamfara, Benue 36

December 6, 2017 5:01 PM Gov. Tambuwal appoints Waziri of Sokoto

Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has approved the recommendation of the Sultanate council for the appointment of Prof Sambo Junaidu, as the new Waziri of Sokoto. This was disclosed in a statement issued by the Secretary to the Sultanate Council, of the state, Alhaji Umar Ladan, in Sokoto on Wednesday. Ladan said the governor had also approved the appointment 34