Former President Shagari buried

The remains of former President, Alhaji Shehu Shagari, who passed on Friday evening, have been laid to rest at his private residence in his hometown, Shagari Local Government Area of Sokoto state. He was interred at exactly 3.30pm after the funeral prayers led by Professor Shehu Galadanchi, former Vice-Chancellor, Usmanu Danfodiyo University Sokoto. Aged 93, […]

Ex-President Shehu Shagari dies at 93

Ex-President Shehu Shagari is dead. He passed away at the National Hospital Abuja on Friday. He was 93 years old. The news was broken by the Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal, on his Twitter handle. Shehu Usman Shagari was born in 1925 in Shagari village founded by his great-grandfather, Ahmadu Rufa’i, who was also the […]

Sokoto Guber Race: Yabo Beats Shagari, Others In Online Poll

Folake Sokoya Alhaji Faruk Malami Yabo of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in an online poll that attracted 2,243 votes, has defeated other aspirants within the APC and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) eyeing the exalted position of the Sokoto State Governor. Aspirants in the poll include former Deputy Governor and Water Resources Minister, Mukhtar […]