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  1. The Police is under funded, says IGPRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Vanguard

    By Abdallah el-Kurebe SOKOTO - The Inspector General of Police Ibrahim Idris has said that Nigeria was under policed because the police was under funded, a development, according to him had impeded the improvement of security in the country. He made the statement in Sokoto when Government Secondary School, Farfaru Old Boys Association a Zhonoured him and seven others.

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  2. Searching for a partner?Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Vanguard

    Networking/ Sponsorship a Daniel, 22, resides in Delta state and a student, in Federal Poly Oko, Anambra state, needs someone to sponsor his poultry business. 08059592533, 08109112407 a Olabisi, 25, a graduate, studied quantity surveyor, needs someone who can help him with job in the following locations Lagos, Ekiti, kwara, Benin, Osun, Sokoto.

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  3. Why Judiciary should be autonomous, says Sokoto JUSUNRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Vanguard

    T HE Sokoto State chapter of the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria has observed that it is important for the judiciary in the state to be autonomous for it to be efficient and effective in the discharge of its constitutional mandate. In an exclusive interview with Saturday Vanguard, Chairman of the chapter, Abdulnasir Muhammad also called on Sokoto state government to fulfill its promise to fully give financial autonomy to the judiciary arm of government as pronounced in October last year, lamenting that since the announcement of the grant by the Commissioner for Justice, Barrister Suleiman Usman in October 2016, the judicial arm of government in the state was yet to enjoy same.

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  4. Nigeria: Police to Recruit 10,000 Personnel Annually - OfficialRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, says the force will henceforth recruit no fewer than 10,000 personnel annually to enhance its operations. Mr. Idris disclosed this in Sokoto on Friday when he addressed officers of Zone 10 of the force in Sokoto, comprising Sokoto, Kebbi and Zamfara state commands.

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  5. Akeredolu sworn in as Ondo's 7th governorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Vanguard

    It was at his inaugural ceremony, which was attended by many dignitaries, including the national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, serving governors and former governors. The newly sworn-in governor of Ondo State, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has promised to make the collective interest of the state his paramount focus.

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  6. Fayose among the Who's who at Akeredolu's swearing-in ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Vanguard

    Senate President Bukola Saraki, on Friday, led dignitaries across all walks of life to witness in Akure the swearing-in ceremony of Oluwarotimi Akeredolu as the new governor of Ondo State. Other dignitaries present at the epoch making event held at the Akure Stadium included Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the national leader of All Progressives Congress and John Odigie-Oyegun, national chairman of APC.

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  7. Police to recruit 10,000 personnel annually -IGPRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Vanguard

    Mr Ibrahim Idris, the Inspector-General of Police, says the force will henceforth recruit no fewer than 10,000 personnel annually to enhance its operations. Idris disclosed this in Sokoto on Friday when he addressed officers and men of Zone 10 of the force in Sokoto, comprising:Sokoto, Kebbi and Zamfara state commands.

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  8. Obasanjo to be crowned Grand Patron of FESTAC' 77Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Vanguard

    Centre for Black and African Arts and Civilisation has scheduled to crown Former President of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, Grand Patron of FESTAC '77 on March 3, 2017, in Abeokuta, Ogun State. This was recently disclosed to Vanguard's Arts & Reviews by the Corporate Affairs Department CBAAC, D-G's Office, at Broad Street, Lagos.

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  9. Sokoto NULGE gets new excosRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Vanguard

    S okoto- THE Sokoto State Council of the Nigeria Union of Local Government Emplo-yees, NULGE, yesterday, inaugurated executive councils in the 23 local governments in the state. Represented by the Permanent Secretary, Malami Ladan, the Commissioner for Local Governments, Alhaji Mannir Dan-Iya, said the state government was committed to the welfare of workers.

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  10. FG, partners sign 70m Euros pact to improve MNCHRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Vanguard

    T he Federal Government in partnership with the European Union, UNICEF and the World Health Organisation, WHO, have signed a 70 million Euros European Development Fund support to scale up maternal and child health outcomes in Bauchi, Adamawa and Kebbi States and also to strengthen Health Systems in Anambra and Sokoto States respectively. At the signing ceremony yesterday in Abuja, the Minister of Health, Prof.

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  11. Boko Haram In Kogi- Gov. BelloRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Vanguard

    Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi on Tuesday said that following the technical defeat of the Boko Haram insurgency in the North-East, its fleeing members had found a haven in his state. Bello made the disclosure in Abuja while speaking at the seventh edition of the National Security Seminar entitled: "Consolidating on the Gains of Counter Terrorism Operations in Nigeria''.

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  12. Sokoto gets new SWAN ExcoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | Vanguard

    The first ever Executive Council of Sports Writers Association of Nigeria in Sokoto State has been inaugurated on Saturday. In his remark, the state Commissioner of Youths and Sports, Musa Ausa, said the government would work with the association to push sports to the next level.

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  13. My actions against Jonathan not personal - GOV TambuwalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Vanguard

    T HE last administration promised to improve the welfare of religious and traditional rulers in the state. This includes providing them with vehicles and modernising their palaces, why haven't you done much in that regard? First of all, this government respects traditional institutions and since we came on board, we have accorded them the respect they deserve.

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  14. Dangote begins rice cultivation project in NigeriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | World-Grain

    LAGOS, NIGERIA Dangote Rice, a subsidiary of Dangote Group, is starting work Feb. 15 in Sokoto, Nigeria, on its multi-million naira 25,000-hectare rice cultivation project. It will begin with a 500-hectare pilot project near Gonroyo dam, the second largest dam in the country.

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  15. Twelfth meeting of the Emergency Committee under the International...Read the original story

    Monday Feb 13 | World Health Organization

    The twelfth meeting of the Emergency Committee under the International Health Regulations regarding the international spread of poliovirus was convened via teleconference by the Director General on 7 February 2017. The Emergency Committee reviewed the data on wild poliovirus and circulating vaccineA derived polioviruses .

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  16. Kukah blasts Church leaders, says practise what you preachRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Vanguard

    N newi -Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Fr. Matthew Hassan Kukah has lashed out at church leaders for not living what they professed, accusing them of pursuing material things and abandoning the three aspects of religious life, which are consecration, communion, and mission.

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  17. Lake Chad crisis: Aisha Buhari hosts W/A First Ladies in AbujaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Vanguard

    Mrs. Aisha Buhari, wife of Nigerian president said she will convene a meeting of First Ladies of West African states by 28 February in Abuja to adopt a strategy to assist women and children affected by the crisis in the Lake Chad Basin. Aisha had initiated discussions on the issue with the First Lady of Niger, Dr. Malika Issoufou Mahamadou, on the sidelines of the 74th Session of the UN General Assembly, last year.

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  18. Dangote Rice ready before DecemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Vanguard

    Africa's richest man, Aliko Dangote is set to Launch Wednesday a new subsidiary Dangote Rice, which will massively plant rice on 25,000 Hectares in Sokoto, Jigawa and Zamfara states, in north west Nigeria. The large scale rice farming has the prospect of providing hundreds of thousands of employment opportunities for the rural inhabitants under an outgrower scheme.

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  19. Africa's richest man Dangote plans rice mill in Nigeria to tap growing demandRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Reuters

    Feb 13 Dangote Group, controlled by Africa's richest man Aliko Dangote, plans to launch a rice mill with a farm scheme in Nigeria to tap growing demand for paddy in Africa's biggest economy, the company said on Monday. Rice demand in Nigeria hit 6.3 million metric tonnes in 2015, with 2.3 million metric tonnes produced at home, leaving the country reliant on imports, according to the agriculture ministry.

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  20. Aregbesola, Sultan, others pray for Nigeria, BuhariRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Vanguard

    O sogbo -Muslims all over the country led by the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa'ad Abubakar III, gathered in Osogbo, Osun capital yesterday for a special prayer for the nation. This was as Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State, observed that the economy and abject poverty, rather than religion is the major springboard of the Boko Haram terrorism.

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