Insecurity: Tambuwal Seeks death sentence for unlawful possession of arms
Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has urged the National Assembly (NASS) to produce a legislation that would prescribe...
Bandits intensify strikes as security chiefs brief Buhari
The nation yesterday woke up, yet again, to the news of killings by bandits, this time in Kaduna State.
NAPTIP charges director, 2 others to court over alleged sexual exploitation of minor
National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) says it has charged to court a director and two others from Sokoto State over alleged sexual exploitation of a minor.
Police arrests alleged firearms manufacturer, others in Sokoto
The Police Command in Sokoto state on Thursday says it has arrested one Yahaya Umar, in possession of five locally made firearms
Buhari condemns killing of 37 villagers by cattle thieves
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday "strongly" condemned recent attacks by cattle raiders on three villages in the country's northwest that officials said killed 37 people.
Sokoto APC rejects Tambuwal’s victory
The Sokoto State Chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) on Sunday rejected the declaration of Gov. Aminu Tambuwal as winner of the just-concluded governorship election in the state.
Thumb-printed ballot papers in vehicle for voter education, says police
Sokoto State Police Command has explained that ballot papers that were discovered in a vehicle were meant for voter education purposes and not thumb-printed for voting as speculated in the public. Police officers in Sokoto had on Sunday, February 17, intercepted a vehicle containing voting materials allegedly belonging to opposition party People's Democratic Party (PDP).…
NDLEA arrests 178 drug offenders, secures 29 convictions in Sokoto
The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it arrested 178 illicit drugs offenders in Sokoto State, out of which 29 persons were convicted in 2018.
Bafarawa wants Wamakko to account for Sokoto’s N13b
Former governor of Sokoto State, Attahiru Bafarawa, has dragged his successor, Senator Aliyu Wamakko, before the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to account for about N13 billion left in the state’s coffers for him. His counter-petition was submitted yesterday to the anti-graft agency’s zonal office recently opened in Sokoto. Bafarawa was last year discharged…