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Escort Soldiers: GOC whose ‘millions’ were stolen very close to a service chief–Source

•Still under arrest, quizzed b the Army •HURIWA, stakeholders call for independent investigation •Emphasizes need for tightening cash transactions Jude Johnson Investigation has revealed that the former General Officer Commanding (GOC) of the 8 Division, Sokoto State, Maj-Gen. Hakeem Otiki, whose 'money' was stolen by escort soldiers is alleged to be the

Malian ‘herdsmen’ are untouchable, Miyetti Allah warns Nigerians

•Attack them and invite trouble Jude Johnson with Jesusegun Alagbe (Punch)   The Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore has warned Nigerians; security agencies and civilians as well as the Sokoto State government, against attacking 'Malian herders' grazing their cattle in Gudu and Tangaza Local Government Areas(LGAs) of the State. The social media had been filled

North West acceptance of Atiku shows Nigerians have rejected Buhari–PDP

Senator Iroegbu  The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Campaign Council (PCC) has expressed delight at the mammoth crowd of supporters that received itsPresidential Candidate, Atiku Abubakar, at the North-West Presidential zonal rally in Sokoto State. This, it stated, is a clear demonstration that Nigerians across the board have reached a consensus to

Sokoto Killings: Current Nigeria security architecture, strategies not working–Tambuwal

•Laments increasing rate of attacks against security personnel •Nigeria cant progress by creating new batch of mourners Jude Johnson   The Governor of Sokoto State, Hon. Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, has called for urgent and drastic measures to overhaul the nation's security architecture as the current system has failed.   Tambuwal's statement on Thursday is coming against

Buhari spits fire over Sokoto attack, killings

•Vows to stop ‘barbarians and criminals’ holding Nigeria hostage •To identify and defeat killers   The Nigeria's President President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday condemned an attack by bandits on a village in Sokoto State and vowed to spare no effort in stopping killings in the country. The President also promised to ensure the bandits

Sokoto Guber: A/Court dismisses suit against Gov Tambuwal

  Babatunde Opalana The Court of Appeal, Abuja division has dismissed an appeal, seeking to unseat Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto state, on the ground that he was not validly elected as candidate of the All Progressive Congress APC, in the 2015 governorship election. The Appellate court in the judgment, delivered by

Sokoto Guber: Tambuwal, Dahiru to know fate June 23

...Nneoma Ndibe   Sokoto State Governor, Hon. Aminu Waziri Tambuwal and another All Progressive Congress (APC) governorship aspirant in the 2015 general election, Senator Umaru Dahiru are to know their fates on June 23, when judgment in the APC primary election that produced Tambuwal as candidate of the APC for the 2015