Sokoto

Type: City
Name: Sokoto
Country: Nigeria
Latitude: 13.07
Longitude: 5.24
population: 563,899
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Nigeria: In northern Nigeria, a little cash goes a long way towards getting girls to school

Source: UN Children's FundCountry: Nigeria By Patrick Moser Tens of thousands of girls in north-western Nigeria will benefit from a cash transfer programme aimed at helping cover the costs of sending them to school. The newly launched UNICEF initiative ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 5 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

BETWEEN TAMBUWAL AND JULIUS AGWU

“Have you heard that Hon. Aminu Tambuwal is joining the gubernatorial race in 2015? This question is tantamount to the gist in Gossip Villa last weekend. Indeed, the public opinion is that the Speaker of House of Representatives’ recent allegiance to ... [Published Daily Sun - 7 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Polio Vaccine Remains Only Panacea To Disease – UNICEF

NAN— Oct 24, 2014 |The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) says the only plausible solution to the debilitating Wild Polio Virus disease remained the polio vaccine.The fund’s Social Mobilisation Officer in Isa local government area of Sokoto state, ... [Published Leadership - 16 hours ago]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

2015: Endorsement undemocratic – Paulinus

•As Shagari, Gusau, Ortom, others pick formBarely twenty four hours after the declaration by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) not to extend the sale of its nomination form beyond Thursday, October 30, Senator Igwe Paulinus yesterday described endorsement ... [Published Daily Newswatch - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 2 reports

FG moves to give royal fathers constitutional roles

President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday, disclosed that the Federal Government was making efforts to give additional responsibilities and defined constitutional roles to traditional rulers in the country.This, he said, would enable them contribute effectively ... [Published Daily Sun - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Shagari, Babalola, Amadi, Paulinus, others pick PDP forms ahead 2015

The rank of governorship aspirants under the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) swelled on Thursday, as aspirants from Rivers, Delta, Imo, Oyo, Ebonyi and Benue states stormed the party’s national secretariat in Abuja, to pick their expression of interest ... [Published Nigerian Tribune - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

More PDP aspirants scamper for nomination form against dateline

Share This TagsBy Ahmed AbubakarBarely days to the closing date for the collection of nomination form, aspirants under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) seeking election into various elective offices have thronged the headquarters ... [Published People Daily - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Commission Airlifts 39,150 Pilgrims Back To Nigeria

NAN— Oct 23, 2014 |The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has airlifted 39,150 pilgrims back to Nigeria as the exercise continued on Thursday.The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Kabo Air departed Jeddah for Ilorin at 12:55 a.m. Saudi ... [Published Leadership - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

FG pledges to support religious organizations over healthcare

The Federal Government has promised to support and collaborate with religious groups that venture into health with the aim of improving the quality of care accessed by Nigeria.The Minister of State for Health, Dr. Khaliru Alhassan, according to a statement ... [Published Nigeria Punch - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

2015: Presidency, PDP confused about Tambuwal

House of Representatives Speaker Aminu Tambuwal’s yet unclear political future has sent panic into the Presidency and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).They are worried about how to handle Tambuwal, should he defect to the All Progressives Congress(APC) ... [Published The Nation Nigeria - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Sokoto: APC guber aspirants oppose consensus, zoning option

Some governorship aspirants of All Progressive Congress (APC), in Sokoto state have expressed concern over the proposed consensus arrangement set up to streamline many contenders jostling to secure the party ticket for candidate from Sokoto South zon ... [Published Daily Sun - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Group laments decline in French Studies

The Northern French Conference (NORFCON) has lamented the decline in the teaching and learning of French Language in some parts of the north.The group is also worried that the percentage of French language teachers in the north that attend conferences ... [Published The Nation Nigeria - Oct 23 2014]

Quotes

"The total installed capacity of our injection substations is 767.5MVA and over 600MVA distribution substations capacity. The root length of our 33KV stood at over 6000KM while our 11KV and LT lines covered a distance of 24,000KM and 146,000KM respectively" he said
"This has become a very serious concern to us as governors and we felt that issues that affect the lives of our people must never be politicized. We refuse to accept the fact that this nation is broke and thank God that the federal government has confirmed that the country was not broke" Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State, who spoke on behalf of his colleagues, said
` "`My primary concern is to articulate my visions and aspiration, If you have a brilliant idea, people would buy it,’’ he said."
"Why wouldn't people be angry when they feel things are not going right in the country? Why do we still have insecurity in the country? People are hiding from the truth and giving it all sort of colouration, I wish to remind you that insecurity affect us all whether Christians or muslim, northerner or southerner, we have to dialogue with ourselves and seek solution to this problem to have peace."

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Mark in peace talks with Oyo gov aspirants [Published Nigerian Tribune - Oct 24 2014]
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‘Private sector investments in sugar hit N500b’ [Published The Nation Nigeria - Oct 24 2014]
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Nigeria: In northern Nigeria, a little cash goe... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 5 hours ago]
Source: UN Children's FundCountry: Nigeria By Patrick Moser Tens of thousands of girls in north-western Nigeria will benefit from a cash transfer programme aimed at helping cover the costs of sending them to school. The newly launched UNICEF initiative ...
Nigeria: Humanitarian Bulletin Nigeria Issue 07... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 23 2014]
Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian AffairsCountry: Cameroon, Chad, Niger, Nigeria HIGHLIGHTS · Up to 1.5 million IDPs and 75,000 refugees/returnees as a result of conflict in the Northeast. · There are over 60,000 new IDPs in ...
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: ...
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