Don’t Politicize Security Agencies – Gov. Wamakko Tells FG

By Abdallah el-Kurebe Governor Aliyu Wamakko of Sokoto state has cautioned federal government against politicizing the nation’s security agencies. He spoke in Sokoto on Thursday when he received the new Commissioner of Police, Mr. Salisu Abdullahi recently deployed to the state. According to Wamakko, “The security agencies have no constituency. They should exhibit patriotism in…

No Bail For Weapon-Holding Thugs – AIG Zone 10

By Abdallah el-Kurebe Following political parties’ failure to prevail on their supporters to stop use of weapons at political rallies, the Zone 10 of Nigeria Police has vowed to grant no bail to any political thug that is arrested holding weapons during electioneering. The Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG) in charge of the Zone…

Gov. Wamakko, Sokoto Police Draw Battle Line

By Abdallah el-Kurebe The rosy relationship that exists between Sokoto State Command of the Nigeria Police and Sokoto state government seem to be strained with the recent exchange of bitterness against each other. The stained relationship got worse when on Tuesday at the Police Command, the Commissioner of Police (CP), Shuaibu Lawal Gambo responded before…

Siren Used for Candidates of Political Parties in Sokoto

Siren Used for Candidates of Political Parties in Sokoto By Abdallah el-Kurebe Against the new rule that only Governors, deputy governors, Speakers of states House of Assemblies and their deputies, AIG and Police Commissioners, sirens are being used for candidates of political parties in Sokoto. Newsdiaryonline reliably reports that at 11.07am on Kaduna Road on…

Sokoto Police Command Trains Officers Towards 2015 Polls

Sokoto Police Command Trains Officers Towards 2015 Polls By Abdallah el-Kurebe Towards a hitch-free general elections in February this year, the Sokoto State Command of the Nigeria Police has started training her officers and men, Shuaibu Gambo, the state Commissioner of Police has said. Speaking with Newsdiaryonline in his office on Thursday, he stressed that…