Sokoto State Government, Bogus Investments and The Rest Of Us

”Few months after it commissioned a new fertilizer company, Sokoto State Government…is partnering with a private firm to establish a textile factory…the state government will have 40% equity state in the company and we expect to start production towards the end of 2017” Sokoto State Government, 28th August, 2017.

Sokoto Forum of Progressive Minds [email protected] ”Few months after it commissioned a new fertilizer company, Sokoto State Government…is partnering with a private firm to establish a textile factory…the state government will have 40% equity state in the company and we expect to start production towards the end of 2017” Sokoto State Government, 28th August, 2017. […]

Dear Sultan, Fulani Herdsmen are not Foreign Terrorists

By Jude Ndukwe At the advent of renewed mindless attacks by Fulani herdsmen on fellow Nigerians with the height of it all coming in Agatu and Enugu where, as usual, hundreds of innocent and defenceless citizens were mowed down in cold blood, invasions which caused a huge outcry among well-meaning Nigerians and the international community, […]

Still on Olusegun Mimiko and his ‘Beatification’ by Bishop Kukah

Still on Olusegun Mimiko and his ‘Beatification’ by Bishop Kukah

By Jude Ndukwe Bishop Hassan Kukah, the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, is a man who is well known as one who does not speak lightly or play to the gallery on any matter especially as it concerns, faith, politics and governance. He is one of those who speak truth to power without batting an […]

Sultan says killer herdsmen are foreign terrorists, CAN disagrees

Sultan says killer herdsmen are foreign terrorists, CAN disagrees

Friday Olokor and Adeniyi Olugbemi The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, in his Eid-el-Kabir message on Monday said armed herdsmen perpetrating violence in the country were foreign terrorists. The Eid prayer was attended by Second Republic President, Alhaji Shehu Shagari; Governor Aminu Tambuwal; his deputy, Alhaji Ahmed Aliyu; and Africa’s richest man, Aliko […]

Another 14-yr-old Benue girl abducted in Sokoto

MAKURDI— Relations of another missing 14-year-old girl, Patience Paul, have alleged that the primary six pupil of Mohammed Zako Model Primary School, Sokoto, may have been abducted and housed at the palace of the Sultan of Sokoto. Father of the girl, Mr. Paul Adaji, an indigene of Ochobo in Ohimini Local Government Area of Benue […]

Court remands Yuguda, Dasuki, Bafarawa, others in Kuje prison

Court remands Yuguda, Dasuki, Bafarawa, others in Kuje prison

•To remain in prison until they meet bail conditions Former Minister of State for Finance Bashir Yuguda, ex-National Security Adviser (NSA) Mohammed  Sambo Dasuki, former Sokoto State Governor  Attahiru Dalhatu Bafarawa and two others are to remain in Kuje prison, Abuja, until they meet their  bail conditions. Justice Peter Affen of the High Court in […]

How to tackle terrorism, by Sultan of Sokoto

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, yesterday gave some tips on how to tackle terrorism in the country. Nigeria must focus on rebuilding the socio-economic life of citizens, particularly those  living in the Northeast where terrorism thrives, he said after he was installed as the Chancellor of the University of Ibadan (UI) at the […]

15 Drowned In Sokoto River, 3 Killed In Fresh Wukari Crisis

15 Drowned In Sokoto River, 3 Killed In Fresh Wukari Crisis

It was a terrible tragedy for the people of Dan-Wawaru village of Goronyo local government area of Sokoto State, as they buried 15 persons who plunged into the River Rima and died on Thursday night, locals confirmed. Also, no fewer than three persons were reportedly killed, while scores were injured in a fresh round of […]

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