Today's Headlines: Army Chief, Yahaya Storms Sokoto; FG Takes Delivery Of Final Batch Of Tucano Jets
Goronyo Killings: Army Chief, Yahaya storms Sokoto, charges troops to redouble efforts against bandits Following the recent attack by bandits on Goronyo market in Sokoto state which resulted in the killing of 40 persons, the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen Faruk Yahaya on Monday commenced an operational visit of the 8 division area of responsibility with a charge to troops to redouble their efforts in routing the bandits from their camps and enclaves.
Everybody in Nigeria is getting tired of the activities of bandits that are disturbing the peace of Nigerians by destroying the lives and properties of people. It can be stated that no State in the Northern part of Nigeria is not being disturbed by bandits activities. Some bandits kidnap people, their are those that destroy people's properties such as farms, and those that are into the business of taking the lives of people.
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has disclosed two other top politicians who want to be President of Nigeria in 2023. Image credit: The Punch He made it known that Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State and Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State are interest in becoming President of Nigeria and they will contest for the PDP presidential ticket.
Photo Credit: Google As the 2023 presidential election approaches, the national opposition party, the People's Democratic Party, PDP is expected to present candidates strong and influential to win at the polls. In my opinion, the joint forces of Tambuwal and Peter Obi in 2023 election can frustrate any APC Mandate.
Oyo State Governor Engr Seyi Makinde has revealed that what Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Governors Forum want from the outgoing National Chairman Prince Uche Secondus was stability. Makinde also refuted the rumors that members of the Peoples Democratic Party Governors Forum were mounting pressure on Secondus to withdraw his case against the party from the Court.
Governor of Sokoto State and Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party Governors Forum, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, has stated that governors elected on the party's platform will meet to discuss the resignation of key party executives. Seven PDP national officers resigned on Tuesday, stating that the party's national chairman, Uche Secondus, had marginalized them and treated them unfairly.
Governor of Oyo state, Seyi Makinde has said that former Presidential aspirant of the People's Democratic Party PDP, Atiku Abubakar and Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal have indicated interest in contesting for the 2023 presidential election. Governor Makinde said this while speaking during an interview with Channels Television.
Among the Governors who have been speculated to have interest in the 2023 presidency within the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), two (2) look increasingly likely to beat former vice president, Atiku Abubakar to the party's ticket if they decide to run for the position.
Governors elected under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) meets on Monday in Bauchi, deliberated on unemployment and the state of the Nigerian economy. The forum accused President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration and the All Progressives Congress of turning the Presidential Villa to the new APC headquarters.
The Gov. of Sokoto State and Chairman of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) Governor's Forum, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, has said that the party has agreed to work together and that the embattled PDP National Chairman, Uche Secondus, will remain party chairman until its National Convention.
Todays Headlines:PDP Govs Vote For North To Produce Chairman; 56,223kgs Of Indian Hemp Seized In Kogi
(Photos Credit: Google) Controversy looms as PDP governors vote North to produce National Chairman There is a controversy within the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, over the zone to pick the party’s next National Chairman. (Photos Credit: Daily Post) The PDP Governors Forum had voted for the North to produce the party’s next National Chairman.
Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State and his counterpart of Revers State Nyeson wike will form a very good Presidency because of their political affiliations. They are one of the performing governors in Nigeria with multiple capital projects in their states, also they are good friends with the same political ideology as demonstrated during the 2015 PDP Presidential primaries in port Harcourt the River State capital, where the latter support the former 100% even though they lose to the former vice president Alhaji Atiku Abubakar with a wider margin.
Aminu Tambuwal Aminu Waziri Tambuwal 55, ( born January 10, 1966) is a politician who serves as the Governor of Sokoto in Nigeria, having won election during the 2015 general elections and re-elected in the 2019 general elections. Prior to his political career, Tambuwal served as Public Relationship Officer of the Nigerian Bar Association between 1996 to 1997.
A multi million naira new Bauchi Government House anex has been opened for official use on Monday. The new edifice is to house the Governor, his Deputy and the Secretary to the Government of the state. The temporary office complex will be used by the Governor pending the completion of the main building which is under construction.
Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has expressed that Nigeria needs a leader with a comprehensive approach to governance, without tribal or religious bias. The governor proclaimed that no one group of people, no matter their religious coalition or tribe, can arrogate the leadership of Nigeria to themselves to the exclusion of others.
The PDP National Working Committee (NEC) on Thursday approved the zoning of the party’s National Chairmanship Position Chairman to the Northern part of the country. The party’s National Publicity Secretary, Mr. Kola Ologbondiyan, disclosed this while addressing newsmen on the outcome of the NEC held in Abuja.
The Nigeria Immigration Service, Sokoto State Command has relocated to a new command office complex along Gusau Road Sokoto the State Capital. Speaking at the commissioning of the new office complex on Saturday August 28th 2021, the Executive Governor of the State Rt. Hon. Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, CFR congratulated the Service for constructing such an ultra-modern edifice in the State.
Even though the People's Democratic Party (PDP) is yet to announce its zoning arrangement for the 2023 Presidential Election, but it is almost certain that the party's 2023 Presidential Candidate will emerge from the North due to the presence of more Political Heavyweights in the region.
As part of measures taken to curb banditry, the Sokoto State government has shut downtelecommunications networks in 14 of the 23 local government areas of the state. The announcement was made by the Governor of the State, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal on Monday, 20th september 2021. According to the governor, approval was secured from the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami before enforcing the ban.
A man have been arrested in Sokoto State for defiling two brothers whose parents were killed by bandits. Sokoto headed by Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal is one the the 36 states in Nigeria located in the extreme part of northeast bordered by Republic of Niger. It was founded in 3 February 1976 and it's main language popularly spoken by residents in the area is Hausa.