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EFCC arraigns 5 Sokoto government officials over ‘N500m scam’

Five management staff of Sokoto state Primary Staff Pension Board have been arraigned in court by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for allegedly...

Armed bandits kill 12 in Sokoto

Photo from the funeral Suspected bandits have killed 12 people at Maikujera in Rabah local government area of Sokoto state.   The spokesman of the Sokoto Police...

13 die in boat accident in Sokoto

13 people have reportedly died after their boat capsized while travelling from Dorowa to Ginga village in Shagari local government area of Sokoto state.   Governor...

13 killed in a boat mishap in Sokoto

Thirteen persons, including women and children, have died in a boat mishap that occurred in Shagari Local Government Area of Sokoto State.   According to reports, the...

Three suspected gunrunners killed in Sokoto

Three suspected gunrunners have been killed by troops in a border town in Sokoto State.   Army spokesman, Brigadier General Mohammed Yerima said the suspects who...

Sultan of Sokoto calls for unrestricted usage of hijab

Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III has called for use of Hijab by Muslim women without restrictions and in total observance of the freedom of religion in...

Those behind the struggle for scrapping of the NYSC scheme do not mean well for this country

Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar has said that those behind calls for scrapping of the National Youth Service (NYSC) scheme do not mean well for the country.    The...

Let us not deceive ourselves that things are alright, things are not alright

Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar has said that Nigerians should not deceive themselves as things are not alright in the country.    The monarch said this...

Tell us where recovered loots are

The Sultan of Sokoto has asked the federal government to reveal how much loots it had recovered and what they were being used for.   The call was made at the zonal...

Bandits kill 10 vigilantes in Sokoto

Ten vigilantes in Yartsakuwa village of Rabah Local Government Area of Sokoto State have been killed by suspected bandits.   According to residents of the community,...