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Sokoto Politics: Sokoto PDP, is it Time for the Cookie to Crumble?

 Dr Abubakar Akali (alkalizai@yahoo.com) The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) appears set for a resounding defeat in the coming 2023 gubernatorial elections in Sokoto state owing...

Food Prices: Should the Borders Reopen?

Nasiru "Abu Abdurrahman" Yauri (nassjy@gmail.com) In 1987, in an Advanced Level Economics class, at the State College of Arts and Sciences (SCAS) Sokoto, my Economics...

On the Neglect of Education by Northern Governors

Abubakar Atiku Alkali (pullozagga@yahoo.com) A write-up trending on the social media, purportedly written by Ahmed Joda, a one-time Permanent Secretary in the Federal Ministry of...

Nigeria’s Border Closure, Food Insecurity and Matters Arising

Ahmad Lawal (lawalahmad123@gmail.com) In what it described as an effort to boost rice production, tackle smuggling and potentially spur agricultural productivity and industry, the Nigerian...

Nigeria’s Energy: Exorbitance amidst Scarcity

Aminu Bayawa (ambayawa@yahoo.co.uk) “Energy and persistence conquer all things.” - Benjamin Franklin  A few days ago on my way to Gusau, the Capital of Zamfara state...

Applauding Sokoto SEPA

pullozagga@yahoo.com The laudable efforts of the Sokoto State Environmental Protection Agency (SEPA) could not have escaped anybody’s notice. On a daily basis, men of the...

Mother Nigeria, When Will You Get it Right?

Bin Isah rabiuisah1000@gmail.com No matter what goes around in this turbulent time for Nigeria, I will never be a wailer! I will never condemn President Buhari...

Why President Buhari may not know that we are being killed

pullozagga@yahoo.com A lot of Nigerians, particularly northerners, most especially those from the north-west, cannot help but wonder why the president is sleeping while “the north...

El-Rufai vs NBA: In Court or On Court?

Recent invitation and subsequent ‘dis-invitation’ of Naseer El-Rufai, the Governor of Kaduna state, by the NIGERIAN BAR ASSOCIATION as one of the speakers at...

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“We are Also Rich in Gold, Hydrocarbon” Tambuwal Tells FG

Sokoto state Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has disclosed that his state too is rich in gold and hydrocarbon deposits. He stated this while welcoming the...

Sokoto Schools Reopening: “We Won’t Betray Our Union” ASUU SSU

The Sokoto State University chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has directed all its members to not resume work despite reopening...

NDLEA Destroys 1.5bn Marijuana Farm in Kogi

Mustapha Muhammad Tukur The National Drug Law and Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) said it had destroyed a marijuana farm worth over N1.5 billion in Agbokete community...

FG Okays N5.1bn for the Establishment of Shoes, Garments, Leather Factories In Kano, Abia

The Federal Executive Council has on Wednesday during FEC meeting chaired by President Muhammadu Buhari approved a memo presented by Minister of Interior, Rauf...