FRIDAY OBOH, Sokoto
An illegal Alien from Niger Republic has been arrested by the police in Sokoto in possession of prohibited firearms.The arms include a Pistol No. T62016TF01162 with seven rounds of lives ammunition and a Pump Action gun No 131122322 with seventy six rounds of live cartridges.
FRIDAY OBOH, Sokoto
There were commotion and exchange of fisticuffs in the Sokoto House of Assembly on Tuesday morning over alleged attempt to
impeach the Speaker, deputy, and others.
A former Vice Chancellor of Usmanu Danfodiyo University in Sokoto, Adamu Ngaski, is dead.
The renowned Professor Emeritus of History died on Tuesday at the Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital, Sokoto, at the age of 77.
The INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, Lagos has warned the deputy governors of Abia, Ebonyi, Kano, Sokoto and Taraba states to refrain from vilifying the servant of God, Primate Babatunde Elijah Ayodele on account of his prophecy concerning them.
The Department of State Services on Saturday said it raided the residences of some Supreme, Appeal and High courts judges in Abuja and in some states due to allegations of corruption against the judges.
AS at press time yesterday, the Batch B, Stream 1 members of the National Youth Service Corps were protesting in Sokoto, Sokoto State; Champion Scholar reports.
Amidst controversies over appropriate pump price for petrol, reports of the National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, has indicated that petrol marketers in16 states of the country are selling the product significantly higher than the N145 maximum price stipulated by the federal government.
The Sokoto State Commissioner for Environment, Alhaji Muhammadu Sifawa, has said that the state government will recruit 500 unemployed youths for sanitation exercises.
The National Emergency Management Agency says flood and windstorm displaced no fewer than 7, 290 people and destroyed many farms in Sokoto, Kebbi and Zamfara States, between April and September, 2016.
The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), has indicated that 208 open oil blocks are up for grabs by firms and investors.
The DPR in its recent report, also revealed that a total of 184 oil blocks had already been awarded to qualified investors.