Northern elders hail Sultan’s courage over worsening insecurity
Some Northern elders have commended the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar 111 for summoning the courage to speak on the deplorable security situation in the troubled region.
Troops dislodge bandits, kidnappers in Katsina, Sokoto
The Defence Headquarters says troops of Operation Accord have once again dislodged some suspected bandits and kidnappers in parts of Katsina and Sokoto States.
Troops apprehend gun runners, kill bandits in Sokoto, Zamfara
The Defence Headquarters says that troops of troops of Operation Accord have apprehended two suspected gun runners and eliminated two bandits in Sokoto and Zamfara. The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, disclosed this in a statement on Monday in Abuja. Enenche said that the success was recorded on Sunday, following credible intelligence on…
FG gets committee to address EndSARS protests fall-out
The National Executive Council (NEC) has inaugurated a committee to address issues arising from the nationwide EndSARS protests at the federal and state levels. NEC took the decision yesterday after more than four hours of deliberation at an emergency meeting in Abuja. The committee will engage the youths, representatives of civil society organisations, religious and…
ICPC arraigns Sokoto official for alleged N2.6m fraud
• Witness testifies in EFCC suit against the senator • Ex-ABU officer convicted of procurement scam The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has arraigned a Sokoto State civil servant, Aminu Mega, for allegedly diverting N2.6 million belonging to the state government. Mega, the Deputy Director (Infrastructure) of Sokoto Agriculture Development Project…
CAN’s reaction to Buhari’s statement is hateful, says group
The Companion (Association of Muslim Men in Business) has condemned the comments credited to the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) on President Muhammadu Buhari
Boat mishap claims nine lives in Sokoto
No fewer than nine people died in a boat mishap that occured in Birjingo Village, Goronyo Local Government Area of Sokoto.
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North-west insecurity: Banditry or Jihadists’ occupation?
Nigeria’s North West has been plagued by years of imperilment ranging from cattle rustling, clashes between herders and farmers, attacks by heavily-armed robbers