Thursday, November 15, 2018

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    Tambuwal’s deputy resigns

Tambuwal’s deputy resigns

Ahmed Sokoto, deputy governor of Sokoto state, has resigned his position.Sokoto reportedly submitted his resignation letter to the state house of assembly on Tuesday over alleged threats of impeachment.The letter, was however, not read out during plenary .Sokoto is the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2019 election.His resignation may not be unrelated to the defection [...]

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    Wike, Okupe, Gbenga Daniel — six winners and losers of PDP primary aside Tambuwal, Atiku

Wike, Okupe, Gbenga Daniel — six winners and losers of PDP primary aside Tambuwal, Atiku

The last time ex-Vice-President Atiku Abubakar faced President Muhammadu Buhari in a political contest was in 2014 when he lost the presidential ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to Buhari who not only won the general election but also made history by being the first Nigerian politician to unseat an incumbent president.But having secured the presidential ticket of the [...]

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    Wamakko says Tambuwal, Saraki will regret defecting to ‘dead’ PDP

Wamakko says Tambuwal, Saraki will regret defecting to ‘dead’ PDP

Aliyu Wamakko, senator representing Sokoto north, says Aminu Tambuwal, governor of his state, and others who defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will regret the move.Before Tambuwal moved to the PDP, Senate President Bukola Saraki, several lawmakers and two governors had already defected from the ruling party.Wamakko commented on the defections on Saturday at a rally held in support [...]

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    Buhari to visit Sokoto on Saturday

Buhari to visit Sokoto on Saturday

President Muhammadu Buhari will pay a one-day working visit to Sokoto state on Saturday.Imam Imam, spokesman of Aminu Tambuwal, governor of Sokoto, disclosed this in a statement.Imam said the president will inaugurate a 500 unit housing estate, which the current administration built for civil servants.“The president will use the occasion of the visit to witness the Durbar organised as part [...]

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    Police withdraw Tambuwal’s security aides

Police withdraw Tambuwal’s security aides

Policemen attached to Aminu Tambuwal, speaker of the house of representatives, have been withdrawn, TheCable understands.TheCable was informed that while Ita Ekpeyong, the director-general of the Department of State Service (DSS), was against the total withdrawal of security, Sulaiman Abba, the acting inspector-general of police, withdrew his men.Tambuwal's DSS details and men of the Civil Defence corps are still guarding him.The speaker announced his [...]

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