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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 23

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 25

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 33

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 32

December 1, 2017 5:18 PM Eid-el-Maulud: Tambuwal urges Nigerians to imbibe peace

Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State, has urged all Nigerians to uphold the tenets of peaceful and respect for all faith. Tambuwal made the call in a statement by his spokesman, Malam Imam Imam in celebration of Maulud. “The celebration of the birth of Prophet Muhammad (SAW) should renew our faith and bond of unity as one people, one nation, our diversities 37

October 20, 2017 9:50 PM Late Wazirin Sokoto Junaidu buried

Thousands of people on Friday attended the funeral prayer of late Wazirin Sokoto, Dr Usman Junaidu, who died at the age of 85. Newsmen report that the funeral prayer, which was conduced at Sultan Muhammadu Bello mosque after Jumu’at prayer, was led by the Chief Imam, Sheikh Malami Bello-Akwara. The deceased was later buried at his home in Gidadawa area of Sokoto 21

October 11, 2017 2:31 PM The North wants restructuring like any other part of Nigeria – Gov. Tambuwal

Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, has said that the north wants restructuring like any other part of the country contrary to the general belief that the North was against it. Speaking as chairman at the ongoing 2-day conference on “The North and the future of the Nigerian Federation,” organized by Arewa Research and Development Project 22

September 11, 2017 12:30 PM 2017 Hajj: 563 Sokoto pilgrims back home

The first batch of 563 pilgrims from Sokoto State who performed the hajj in Saudi Arabia have returned home. The pilgrims arrived Sultan Abubakar International Airport Sokoto aboard Max airline on Sunday and were received a member of the state Hajj Team, Alhaji Abdullahi Maigwandu. The first batch left Nigeria for the Holy Land on July 31, while the state 43

August 4, 2017 4:02 PM Sokoto govt approves N1.4bn township road projects

The Sokoto State Executive Council has approved the execution of road projects worth N1.4 billion within Sokoto metropolis and some selected locations across the state. The state Commissioner of Information, Alhaji Abdulkadir Jalil, disclosed this on Friday in a joint press conference on the outcome of the council’s meeting. Jalil said the projects aimed 26

July 14, 2017 9:17 PM Dogara mourns Abdullahi Muhammadu Wamakko

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, has expressed grief over the death of another serving member of the House of Representatives, Abdullahi Mohammed Wamakko. The lawmaker represented Kware/Wamakko Constituency, Sokoto State and was serving his first term. In a statement issued by the Special Adviser on Media and Public Affairs 34