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    Tambuwal: How Dickson lobbied for Jonathan to become acting president

Tambuwal: How Dickson lobbied for Jonathan to become acting president

Aminu Tambuwal, governor of Sokoto, says the emergence of Goodluck Jonathan as acting president was due to the actions of some people including Seriake Dickson, governor of Bayelsa.Jonathan became acting president in 2010 after his principal, Umar Musa Yar'adua, died.Speaking on Sunday when he paid Dickson a condolence visit to commiserate the death of his mother, Tambuwal said Dickson approached [...]

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    I could have slugged out APC ticket with Buhari, Tambuwal replies Tinubu

I could have slugged out APC ticket with Buhari, Tambuwal replies Tinubu

Aminu Tambuwal, governor of Sokoto state, has denied the claim of Ahmed Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) that he left the ruling party because he could not be given automatic ticket in 2019.Tinubu had said on Sunday that Tambuwal and Senate President Bukola Saraki left the APC because they were afraid to test the strength of [...]

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    Tinubu: Saraki, Tambuwal defected because they can’t face Buhari in APC

Tinubu: Saraki, Tambuwal defected because they can’t face Buhari in APC

Bola Ahmed Tinubu, chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says Senate President Bukola Saraki and Aminu Tambuwal, governor of Sokoto, joined the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for automatic tickets.The former governor of Lagos state said both men were afraid to test the strength of their popularity in a primary election.Tinubu said if Saraki had remained in the APC, he [...]

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    Tambuwal parts ways with 252 aides loyal to APC (updated)

Tambuwal parts ways with 252 aides loyal to APC (updated)

Aminu Tambuwal, governor of Sokoto state, has parted ways with 252 special advisers and assistants.Abubakar Shekara, director-general, media and public affairs to Tambuwal, made this known in a statement issued on Sunday.He said: "The governor of Sokoto state, Rt Hon Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, has directed the termination of the appointment of all special assistants from the service of the state [...]

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    Pro-Buhari group knocks Tambuwal: Your ambition a pipe dream, you’ll be rejected like Fayose

Pro-Buhari group knocks Tambuwal: Your ambition a pipe dream, you’ll be rejected like Fayose

The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) says the presidential ambition of Aminu Tambuwal, governor of Sokoto state, will not come to fruition.It said on Saturday that the governor will be rejected in the 2019 elections if he either runs for a second term in office or takes a shot at the presidential seat.The group was reacting to the recent comments credited [...]

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    Tambuwal: I’m under pressure to run for president

Tambuwal: I’m under pressure to run for president

Aminu Tambuwal, governor of Sokoto state, says he is under pressure to run for president in 2019.He said this while addressing associations of students, youths and resident communities who paid him a solidarity visit on Wednesday."I have been receiving advice and encouragement from our leaders, peoples across the country and even from abroad to contest for presidency and this pressure [...]

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    Tambuwal visits Atiku in Abuja

Tambuwal visits Atiku in Abuja

Aminu Tambuwal, governor of Sokoto state, visited former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar in Abuja on Sunday night.Both politicians who defected from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are nursing presidential ambition.Tambuwal also held a meeting with Gbenga Daniel, director-general of Atiku Presidential Campaign Organisation.The reason for his visit and details of the meetings were not [...]

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    PHOTOS: Massive crowd as Wamakko tests APC’s popularity in Sokoto

PHOTOS: Massive crowd as Wamakko tests APC’s popularity in Sokoto

Shortly after Aminu Tambuwal, Sokoto governor, defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), his predecessor, Aliyu Wamakko, reacted by saying people will know who runs the state when he returns home.And just as he boasted, a towering crowd on Saturday trooped out to the streets of Sokoto to receive the senator.Wamakko, who represents Sokoto-north, had maintained that despite the governor's [...]

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    Tambuwal: We’ll roll out our forces if APC attempts to impeach Saraki

Tambuwal: We’ll roll out our forces if APC attempts to impeach Saraki

Aminu Tambuwal, governor of Sokoto state, says the the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will resist any illegal move to impeach Senate President Bukola Saraki.Following Saraki’s defection from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the PDP, some lawmakers and APC chieftains have asked him to step down.On Wednesday, Adams Oshiomhole, APC national chairman, said it is “a matter of honour” for [...]

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    Tambuwal didn’t offer any lawmaker money to leave APC, says group

Tambuwal didn’t offer any lawmaker money to leave APC, says group

Tambuwal Youths Movement, a group loyal to Aminu Tambuwal, governor of Sokoto state, says the politician who recently defected from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) did not offer money to any lawmaker in the state to join him in his new party.E. E. Anifowoshe, national publicity secretary of the group, said this while responding [...]

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    ‘Buhari abandoned Jonathan’s projects’, ‘APC raping democracy’ — five issues Tambuwal raised in defection speech

‘Buhari abandoned Jonathan’s projects’, ‘APC raping democracy’ — five issues Tambuwal raised in defection speech

After months of speculation, Aminu Tambuwal, governor of Sokoto state, has finally defected from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).Four years ago, the governor had left the PDP while serving as the speaker of the house of representatives to join forces with then-opposition APC. What prompted his return to the party?Addressing his supporters in Sokoto, [...]

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    Tambuwal dissolves cabinet

Tambuwal dissolves cabinet

Aminu Tambuwal, governor of Sokoto state, has dissolved the state executive council “with immediate effect”.Abubakar Shekara, director-general, media and public affairs to the governor, disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday.“The dissolution is aimed at restructuring and restrategising the cabinet for optimum efficiency and service delivery to the good people of Sokoto,” the statement read.The commissioners were directed to hand [...]

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    Time to listen to Governor Aminu Tambuwal

Time to listen to Governor Aminu Tambuwal

BY ANAYO UDEThe media has been awash with reports on the recent comments of the Governor of Sokoto state, Rt. Hon. Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, CFR, on the wanton killings around the country. In the comments credited to the erudite former speaker on the state of insecurity in the country, he took to the cleaners the security policies of the present [...]

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    VIDEO: Imam Imam laid to rest in Abuja

VIDEO: Imam Imam laid to rest in Abuja

Imam Imam, spokesman of Aminu Tambuwal, Sokoto governor, has been laid to rest in Abuja.Imam died around 3am on Friday at the Nizamieye Turkish Hospital in Abuja.Below is a video of his burial which took place at Gudu Cemetery in Abuja.Late Imam Imam laid to rest at Gudu Cemetery in Abuja. May Allah SWT forgive him and award him with Jannah. [...]

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    PHOTOS: Saraki, Tambuwal attend funeral of Imam Imam

PHOTOS: Saraki, Tambuwal attend funeral of Imam Imam

Imam Imam, spokesman of Aminu Tambuwal, Sokoto governor, who died in the early hours of Friday, has been laid to rest in Abuja.The fidau prayer  which took place at Al-Nur Mosque, after Jummat prayers were attended by prominent Nigerians, friends and family.His body was subsequently taken to Gudu cemetery in Abuja for burial.In attendance were Aminu Tambuwal, Sokoto state governor; Bukola Saraki, [...]

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    OBITUARY: Imam, the golden candle who lit numerous lives

OBITUARY: Imam, the golden candle who lit numerous lives

On April 15, one Peter Onyeneye, a Facebook friend of Imam Imam, journalist, writer, public relations expert and a true gentleman, wrote: "Dear Imam, may God continue to prosper your work and protect your family."In his one-word response, Imam said: "Ameeeeeeeeeeeeeeeen."Three days earlier, Imam had written, still on Facebook, "I thank God for people who put out their necks [...]

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