"Twenty-five people were killed," said Ibrahim Kaoje, Sokoto
state's top police officer, adding, "Several domestic animals were rustled by the attackers."
The projects span three locations, including the Mando area of Kaduna, Birnin-Kebbi in Kebbi and Sokoto
in the North-West of Nigeria.
19 (SUNA) - The government of Sennar State signed Tuesday a twinnship agreement with the Nigerian Sokoto
State for exchange of benefits and experiences in the economic and social fields.
, Nigeria, Jumada I 16, 1434, Mar 28, 2013, SPA -- Muslim World League (MWL) Secretary General, Dr.
During the past year, the Nigerian militant group Boko Haram has expanded from its traditional area of operations in northeastern Nigeria's Borno State and is now capable of conducting attacks across a 900-mile breadth of northern Nigeria, including in the strategic state of Sokoto
. (1) Due to Sokoto
's geographic location and religious significance--Sokoto is home to Nigeria's highest Islamic authority, the sultan of Sokoto
(2)--it is the focal point in Boko Haram's strategy to purge northern Nigeria of its traditional Islamic leadership.
's escape just a day after his arrest led to national embarrassment and to the firing of the country's top police official.
Telling Stories, Making Histories: Women, Words, and Islam in Nineteenth-Century Hausaland and the Sokoto
State Government has disclosed that it's set to empower no fewer than 2,440 widows and other vulnerable women across the state through the animal breeding scheme.
A report by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) indicates that no fewer than 17 private jets transported dignitaries to the wedding ceremony of Fatima Abubakar, daughter of Sultan Sa'ad Abubakar III, in Sokoto
TEHRAN (FNA)- Nigerian police disrupted Muharram ceremonies in the Northern city of Sokoto
, arresting at least six of the participants.