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Sokoto government subsidises accommodation for pilgrims in Mecca

The Sokoto State Government said on Thursday that it provided N200 million to subsidise pilgrims accommodation in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. The Director-General of the State Pilgrims Welfare Agency, Alhaji Ibrahim Umar, said this in an interview with the News Agency

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PDP loses state assembly seat to APC in Sokoto

Alhaji Jazuli Liman, the PDP candidate for Tureta state Constituency in the Aug. 20 bye-election in Sokoto State, has defected to the All Progressives Congress ( APC). Liman announced his defection in Tsamiya village at the inauguration of the campaigns

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Fresh attack looms in Abuja, states as Boko Haram threatens to attack public places

Bauchi, Katsina, Imo, Kano, Kebbi, Sokoto, Adamawa, Yobe, Borno also at risk Military on top alert There are indications that security alert has been heightened in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja and some states across the nation over a reported

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Sokoto market managers threaten to revoke allocation of unoccupied shops

The management of Sokoto Central Market has threatened to revoke the allocation of all unoccupied shops. The Director-General of the market, Alhaji Abdullahi Bafarawa, made the threat at a press conference in Sokoto on Tuesday. “This warning has become imperative

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Sokoto releases N155m to construct women centres

Sokoto State Government has released N155 million for the construction of Women Development Centres in all the 23 local government areas of the state. Hajiya Kulu Abdullahi, Commissioner of Women Affairs, said at a media briefing on Thursday in Sokoto

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Former presidential aspirant, Umaru Shinkafi is dead

Elder-statesman, businessman and retired policeman, Umaru Shinkafi is dead. Shinkafi died in a hospital in London at about 4:07 p.m. Nigerian time, family sources said on Wednesday. Mr. Shinkafi, who held the traditional title of Marafan Sokoto, was a native

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