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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 22

September 11, 2018 6:19 AM Sultan of Sokoto speaks on condition of son involved in auto crash

Sultanate Council in Sokoto on Monday confirmed the involvement of the Sultan’s son and two other relatives in an auto crash. According to reports, Amir was driving at a high speed around 12 noon within Sokoto Airport Road, in an area called Bado, when the accident happened. The council in a statement signed by Secretary, Sultanate Council on Monday 47

September 10, 2018 6:45 AM Sultan of Sokoto‘s son in critical condition after auto crash

The eldest son of Usman Sa’ad Abubakar, the Sultan of Sokoto, popularly called Amir, was reportedly involved in a ghastly auto crash on Sunday. According to Sahara Reporters, Amir was driving at a high speed around 12noon within Sokoto Airport Road, in an area called Bado, when the accident happened. With him in the car were Khalifa Maccido, son of Aliyu 29

August 6, 2018 9:00 AM Wamakko’s supporters destroyed Sokoto airport facility – FAAN

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, on Sunday decried invasion of the runway of Sultan Abubakar III International Airport, Sokoto, by crowd of Senator Aliyu Wamakko’s supporters. FAAN General Manager, Corporate Affairs, Henrietta Yakubu, made the condemnation in a statement in Lagos. Yakubu lamented that the loyalists broke through the airport 23

June 14, 2018 5:46 PM Ibadan Chief Imam defies NSCIA, MUSWEN, Sultan’s order, celebrates Eid-Fitri (PHOTOS)

The Chief Imam of Ibadanland, Sheikh AbdulGaniyu Agbotomokekere on Thursday defied a directive by the Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar and the Muslim Ummah of South West Nigeria (MUSWEN) by celebrating the Eid-Fitr, which marks the end of Ramadan fast. But, the Chief Imam despite the directive 33

June 12, 2018 8:43 AM Ex-DIG, Hamzat Isa dies at 71

A retired Deputy Inspector General of Police ( DIG), Alhaji Hamzat Isa, on Sunday, died at the age of 71. The deceased died at the National Hospital, Abuja after a brief illness, according to family source. An aide of the deceased, Prince Babatunde Adesetan, who also confirmed his death to journalists in Sokoto, described the former police boss as a patriot 21

June 8, 2018 11:51 AM Buhari meets Small Doctor, Kunle Afolayan, Tobi, others at Aso Rock [PHOTOS]

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met with musicians and actors at the presidential villa in Abuja. Some of the artists who were at the banquet were Adebayo Salami, popularly known as Oga Bello, Kunle Afolayan , Tobi Bakre of Big Brother, Adedimeji Lateef, Small Doctor, Sound Sultan among others. Also Nollywood producer, Kunle Afolayan who spoke 25

May 19, 2018 4:22 AM Dangote, Ganduje, others step out for Abdusamad Rabiu’s dad burial In Kano

Thousands of eminent Nigerians, including the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, attended the funeral prayer of Kano businessman, the late Sheik Isiyaku Rabi’u penultimate Friday, May 11. The respected philanthropist is the father of billionaire businessman and owner of Bua Group, Abdulsamad Rabiu. The funeral prayer was held at the Sheik Muhammad 29

May 8, 2018 6:48 PM Sultan urge Muslims to get PVC, sues for peace

The Sultan made the call on Tuesday in Kaduna at the annual Pre-Ramadan meeting organised by the Jama’atul Nasril Islam (JNI). “Islam is a religion of justice and fairness, as such, I urge you to evaluate the current situation of the country and make your own judgment, vote for the candidates you feel will serve you better,’’ he said. On the commencement 29

April 18, 2018 11:30 AM Sultan Of Sokoto Declares April 18 First Day Of Sha’aban 1439AH

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has declared Wednesday April 18 as the first day of Sha’aban 1439AH. Abubakar said this in a statement signed by Prof. Sambo Junaidu, Chairman of the Advisory Committee on Religious Affairs to the Sultanate Council. “The Sultanate Council Advisory Committee on Religious Affairs in conjunction with the National 26