Tag: governor of Sokoto State

Sokoto Governor Tambuwal Rejects Restructuring

Aminu Tambuwal, governor of Sokoto state, says the unity of Nigeria is non-negotiable. TheCable reports that Tambuwal was speaking on Wednesday when he received members of various professional groups who paid him Sallah homage, the governor advised the country to focus on fiscal restructuring The groups included Sokoto Chamber of Commerce,[Read More…]

Why APC Is Jittery Over Mass Defection of Party Leaders

The leadership of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) is worried stiff by the lingering crisis between the executive and legislative arms of the Federal Government controlled by the party, reports NewTelegraph… They fear that a mass defection of some top members of the party might be looming. Many of the[Read More…]

EFCC Says It Was Risky To Grant Dasuki, Yuguda, Bafarawa Bail Considering The Charges Against Them

Rotimi Jacobs (SAN) counsel to the EFCC, told an FCT High Court on Wednesday that considering the gravity of the charges against Sambo Dasuki, Bashir Yuguda, Attahiru Bafarawa and other defendants, it was risky to grant them bail. Yuguda, former Minister of state for Finance is standing trial alongside Col. Sambo[Read More…]

Arms Procurement Scandal: “I Got N100m But Yuguda Didn’t Tell Me Where It Came From” – Says Attahiru Bafarawa

A former Governor of Sokoto State, Alh. Attahiru Bafarawa, admitted that he collected N100million from former Minister of State Finance, Bashir Yuguda through Sagir Attahiru. Bafarawa, in his statement to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC said: “I know Bashir Yuguda. He called me to tell me there is[Read More…]

Governor Tambuwal Says Speaker Dogara More Competent & A Better Leader Than Gbajabiamila

The governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal, has finally spoken up, explaining why he supported the aspirations of Yakubu Dogara to become speaker of the House of Representatives over Femi Gbajabiamila who was the choice of the ruling APC. He explained that Dogara was more competent and exhibited better leadership[Read More…]