Sokoto

Type: City
Name: Sokoto
Country: Nigeria
Latitude: 13.07
Longitude: 5.24
population: 563,899
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

JUMA TECHNOLOGY : Two feared killed by suspected cattle rustlers

At least two people were feared dead while several others sustained gunshot injuries when armed men suspected to be cattle rustlers attacked Filinga village in Shinkafi local government area of Zamfara state.The gunmen said to be 60 in number had attacked ... [Published 4 Traders - 1 hour ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

INEC extends continuous voter registration in 12 states by one week

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday extended the Phase II of the Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) for seven days in 12 states.The extension, according to the commission’s daily bulletin in Abuja, begins from Monday to Sept. ... [Published The Guardian Nigeria - 1 hour ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Nigeria: More Households Accept Polio Vaccine

By Rakiya A. MuhammadSokoto — More households are reported to be making their children available for vaccination against polio, reducing the rejection level by over 90 percent in Kware LGA of Sokoto State, the National Polio Immunisation manager for the ... [Published AllAfrica.com - 2 hours ago]
Entities: Polio, Sokoto, Nigeria
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

2015: Wamakko and I are Indebted to Jonathan, Says Shagari

Sokoto Deputy Gov, Alhaji Mukhtari ShagariMohammed Aminu in SokotoSokoto State Deputy Governor and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leader in the state, Alhaji Mukhtari Shagari, yesterday said he and Governor Aliyu Wamakko were indebted to President Goodluck ... [Published This Day Online - 12 hours ago]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 3 reports

Sokoto pensioners hail Wamakko over robust welfare

Share This TagsFrom Raji Bello, SokotoMembers of Sokoto state Nigeria Union of Pensioners (NUP) have praised the state governor, Alhaji Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko for his commitment toward the well-being of pensioners in the state. ... [Published People Daily - 13 hours ago]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Prisoner Swap for Kidnapped Girls? Militants in Talks

(Newser)–Boko Haram militants have been meeting with officials to discuss the possible release of some 200 girls kidnapped in April, CNN reports. Talks between two top Boko Haram figures and officials from the International Committee of the Red Cross ... [Published Newser - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 2 reports

2015: INEC Extends Voters Registration Exercise in FCT, Anambra, 10 Other States

Following the large turnout of eligible voters and the heavy rains that coincided with the  Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) exercise, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has extended the Phase II of the exercise for seven days in ... [Published Daily Times Nigeria - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

Non-repetition of Vaccine, Threat to Polio Eradication, Says WHO

WHO logoBy Mohammed Aminu in SokotoThe World Health Organisation (WHO) yesterday attributed the prevailing rate of the polio scourge in the country to non-repetition of the vaccine on the part of health workers.The State Coordinator of WHO in Sokoto state, ... [Published This Day Online - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 6 reports

Insecurity in North Worries Muhammadu Buhari

Former Head of State, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (rtd), has expressed concern over the deteriorating security situation in the North, saying over one million people had been killed in the region from 1966 till date.This is just as the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji ... [Published Daily Times Nigeria - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 2 reports

Nigeria: Dozens Killed As Boko Haram Attacks Borno Market

By Abdulkareem Haruna, Ankeli EmmanuelDozens of traders at a rural market in Borno State may have been killed and several others injured during an attack by Boko Haram members yesterday afternoon, eyewitnesses and security operatives have said.Also, gunmen ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

SSS arrests man posing as woman on social media, others for fraud

Two alleged internet fraudsters including one who specialises in using social media, disguised as a lady to defraud people have been arrested by the Sokoto State command of the State Security Service. Lawrence Erhun, 20, the Director said, specialised ... [Published Weekly Trust - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

FG promises to rebuild North-East

…As Jonathan parleys with Sultan, other traditional rulersThe Federal Government, yesterday, assured residents of the northern part of the country, especially the North East geopolitical zone, of rebuilding its economic infrastructure devastated by t ... [Published Daily Newswatch - Sep 20 2014]

Quotes

"We ran to the hills and prayed there. We left our aged parents and women at home, because the message said since we are bragging of having brave young men in our village they would come to test the level of our bravery. This was why we fled our homes and ran to the hills where we said our Juma 'at prayers" he said
` "`It also provides opportunity for those who have just turned 18 years of age after the last registration in 2011,’’ the statement said."
"In Kware, about 12,000 children previously missed the vaccination due to non compliance but it has been reduced to 17 households with 29 children" he said
According to him, the call on the President to re-contest was not going to turn him into ` "president for life.’ “Four years is not a life time. Those criticising him have not done better than him. Therefore, he should be allowed to complete the good work he has started.’’"

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2015: Wamakko and I are Indebted to Jonathan, S... [Published This Day Online - 12 hours ago]
Jonathan to determine Sambo’s fate [Published The Nation Nigeria - 13 hours ago]
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2015: Jonathan’s adoption and the doctrine of ... [Published People Daily - 14 hours ago]
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2015: Only Jonathan Can Decide Sambo’s Fate – PDP [Published Leadership - 15 hours ago]
Grant Hackett denies 2016 Olympic Games comeback [Published African Entertainer - Sep 21 2014]
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Arms Deal: Why Nigeria Resorted to ‘Black Marke... [Published This Day Online - Sep 21 2014]
Jonathan: I Now Have Right of First Refusal on ... [Published This Day Online - Sep 21 2014]
Non-repetition of Vaccine, Threat to Polio Erad... [Published This Day Online - Sep 21 2014]
2015: How Jonathan Emerged PDP’s Sole Candidate [Published Leadership - Sep 21 2014]
Sokoto 2015: A Tough Requirement For Wamakko’s ... [Published Leadership - Sep 21 2014]
Sokoto 2015: A Tough Requirement For Wamakko’s ... [Published African Entertainer - Sep 21 2014]
Boko Haram: Muslim leaders should do more —Onai... [Published Daily Newswatch - Sep 21 2014]
Renewing the Military [Published Daily Newswatch - Sep 21 2014]
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FG, Red Cross negotiate release of 30 Chibok Sc... [Published The Nation Nigeria - Sep 21 2014]
2015: Cracks in the house Ahmadu Bello built [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - Sep 21 2014]
2015: Of APC, Buhari and the Atiku rivalry [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - Sep 21 2014]
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Nigeria: Nigeria's Christians fear persecution ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 07 2014]
Source: Agence France-PresseCountry: Nigeria 09/07/2014 09:59 GMT by Aderogba OBISESAN LAGOS, September 7, 2014 (AFP) - Christians in northeast Nigeria are paying a heavy price at the hands of Boko Haram, even if they are not being targeted specifically ...
BH : Chikungunya Outbreak / Africa / Nigeria [1... [Published RSOE EDIS - EBHWM - Sep 06 2014]
EDIS Number: BH-20140906-45179-NGA Date / time: 06/09/2014 14:23:58 [UTC] Event: Biological Hazard Name of Hazard: Chikungunya Outbreak Area: Africa Country: Nigeria State/County: State of Sokoto City: Sokoto Description: Sixteen people have ...
Biological Hazard - Africa - Nigeria [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Sep 06 2014]
EDIS Number: BH-20140906-45179-NGA Date / time: 06/09/2014 14:23:58 [UTC] Event: Biological Hazard Area: Africa Country: Nigeria State/County: State of Sokoto Location: Sokoto Number of Deads: 16 person(s) Number of Injured: N/A Number of Infected: ...
From central banker to Islamic king [Published FaithWorld - Aug 15 2014]
By Joe Penney Kano, Nigeria By Joe Penney Last year Lamido Sanusi wore pin stripe suits and a colorful array of bow ties to work, and his job consisted mostly of managing interest rates and keeping inflation under control. Today, he sports ...
COUNTERTERRORISM : NIGERIA POLICE FORCE SET UP ... [Published Beegeagle's Blog - Aug 14 2014]
WORLDSTAGE 14 August, 2014 As part of strategic measures lined up to contain the illegal movement of small arms and light weapons and other explosive materials, the Acting Inspector- General of Police, IGP Suleiman Abba, NPM, mni has ordered immediate ...
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