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March 21, 2018 6:19 AM Sokoto LG chairman, Tsara is dead

Abubakar Tsara, Chairman, Bodinga Local Government Area of Sokoto state is dead. Tsara died in the early hours of Tuesday at Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital, Sokoto after a brief illness. He has since been buried in his country-home in accordance with Islamic rites. Governor Aminu Tambuwal and the speaker, Sokoto state House of Assembly 18

March 19, 2018 8:24 AM Sultan of Sokoto declares Monday as first day of Rajab

The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar III, has declared Monday, March 19, as the first day of Rajab 1439AH. The Sultan had earlier called on all Muslims in Nigeria to look out for the new moon of the Rajab 1438AH on Saturday, March. 17, 2018. The Sultan who is also the president general of the Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) said the council 21

March 17, 2018 1:02 PM The Hausas And Sabo Market In Ile Ife

From the way the ancient city is called, one could almost get the taste of what living in it would be like. The city sounds sweet in the mouths of the elders and the young ones. It is with a certain, deliberate thoughtfulness that could not be found in the way other cities and towns are pronounced especially with its cultural heritage. Ile Ife is an ancient 23

March 17, 2018 6:00 AM NJC names 60 new judges [SEE LIST]

The National Judicial Council (NJC) on Friday named 60 new judicial officers, including two state Chief Judges, for 25 states of the federation. Justices Danladi Muhammed, Fatima Ahmed Tafida and Bulila Ladukiya Ikharo (Adamawa State High Court); Bassey Bassey Nkanang and Uwem Freedom Ibritam (Akwa Ibom High Court); Josephine Mbayan Ayua (Benue High Court) 21

March 16, 2018 7:40 PM Sultan of Sokoto calls on Muslims to look for new moon

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, on Friday called on Muslims to look out for the new moon of Rajab 1439AH. The monarch made the call on Friday in Sokoto in a statement signed by Prof. Sambo Junaidu, the Wazirin Sokoto and Chairman of the Advisory Committee on Religious Affairs to the Sultanate Council. “This is to inform the Muslim Ummah 24

March 14, 2018 3:49 PM Petrol price drops to N173 in February – NBS

A report from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) reveals that the average price paid by consumer for Premium Motor Spirit (petrol) increased by 15.1 percent year-on-year in February 2018. According to the report, the average price also increased by -9.6% month-on-month to N172.5 in February 2018 from N190.9 in January 2018. NBS disclosed this in its Premium 21

March 6, 2018 8:13 AM Industrial Court Judge, Lawal is dead

Presiding Judge of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria (NICN), Kaduna division, Justice Lawal Mani is dead. A family source, who confirmed the death to Daily Trust, said the deceased was buried in Kaduna on Sunday, according to Islamic rites. The judge was in charge of the case challenging Governor Nasir El-Rufai over the sack of 21,780 teachers 20

March 2, 2018 8:57 PM Customs intercepts smuggled 460 bags of rice concealed in petrol tanker [PHOTOS]

The Nigeria Customs Service (NIS) has intercepted 460 bags of smuggled imported rice concealed in a petrol tank. Mr Nasir Ahmad, the Comptroller of Customs in charge of Sokoto, Kebbi and Zamfara Command, told newsmen on Friday in Sokoto, that the smuggled items, which were intercepted along Sokoto-Illela road, had N7.8 million duty paid value 30

February 28, 2018 5:56 PM Tambuwal’s special adviser is dead

The Special Adviser on Primary Health Development (PHCD) to Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State, Alhaji Zayyani Bello-Gandi, is dead. According to the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, Bello-Gandi, 52, died on Tuesday after a protracted illness, and was buried according Islamic rites on Wednesday in Sokoto. The deceased was the former Chairman of Rabah 35

February 23, 2018 7:13 AM Emir Umar Usman is dead

The Emir of Birnin Magaji in Birnin Magaji local government area of Zamfara State, Alhaji Ahmad Umar Usman has been reported dead. Late Alhaji Ahmad Umar Usman, addressed as Dan Alin Birnin Magaji, died last night at the Federal Medical Centre Gusau after a brief illness. The state’s Commissioner for Budget and Economic Planning Alhaji Ibrahim Muhammad 26