Sokoto Govt. realised N89m from discarded water pipes- Commissioner

Alhaji Umar Bature, Sokoto State Water resources Commissioner says the state government realised N89 million from sales of discarded water pipes. He told newsmen on Friday that the comments in some quarters that the government realised the sum of N20 million from the sales was false. He said the state government followed due process and […]

Lawmaker empowers 500 youths, women on livestock feed production

rom Tunde Omolehin, Sokoto A lawmaker, Dr Balarabe Kakale, representing Bodinga/Dange-Shuni/Tureta federal constituency in Sokoto State, has empowered no fewer than 500 youths, women and farmers’ groups with cattle feeds and cottage machines for aminal feed production. Kakale, while handing the feeds to beneficiaries, said the disbursement was to promote the federal government’s policy of […]

Aide defends Tambuwal’s special needs people’s most friendly governor award

Alhaji Abdulaziz Ibrahim, a Special Adviser to Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State, says the award to his principal as “Most Friendly Governor to People Living with Special Needs of the year ” is highly justified. Ibrahim, the Special Adviser on People Living with Special Needs, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), on Tuesday […]

Governors condole Sen. Wamakko over daughter’s death

Sen. Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko By Emmanuel Oloniruha The Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) has condoled with former governor of Sokoto State, Sen. Aliyu Wamakko, over the death of his daughter, Sadiya. The Chairman of the Forum, Gov. Kayode  Fayemi of Ekiti State, in a condolence message on behalf of his colleagues issued on Monday, expressed deep […]

Tambuwal Advocates Increase Funding for Army, Other Security Agencies

Aminu Tambuwal The Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, has advocated that a special provision be made constitutionally to increase funding for the Nigerian Army and other security agencies in the country. Tambuwal and his Zamfara State counterpart, Bello Muhammad Mutawalle, who were special guests at the Nigerian Army Special Super Camp 4 at Faskari, […]

COVID-19: FG okays 5 states, FCT for WHO’s clinical trials

By Omeiza Ajayi • Warns patients against attacking health workers • To subject ‘Madagascar’s cure’ to analysis; over 27,000 tests conducted so far • We’re not aware, but clinical trial is a normal process – NMA President The Federal Government has enrolled the Federal Capital Territory, FCT as well as Lagos, Ogun, Kano, Kaduna and […]

Former Sokoto governor, Nadama, dies at 82

Dr Garba Nadama By Muhammad Nasir Bello The Sokoto State Government has announced the death of the second civilian governor of the state, Dr Garba Nadama, who died at the age of 82. According to a statement by the state government, Nadama died after an illness of natural cause. The government said that Gov. Aminu […]

Sokoto Assembly Poll: APC Candidate Defects to PDP

A candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Sokoto forthcoming rerun House of Assembly election, Alhaji Bature Dan Muhammadu Lili has decamped to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). The lawmaker, who defected along with no fewer than 10,000 of his supporters, said his decision was the string of victories the state Governor, Aminu Waziri […]

My parents from Sokoto, Jigawa –Atiku

Candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the February 23 presidential poll, Atiku Abubakar, has debunked claims of the All Progressives Congress (APC) that he was Cameroonian by birth and was, therefore, not qualified to contest the election. Atiku, who was born in Jada, in 1946, in present day Adamawa State, which was then part […]

Sokoto APC members-elect absent, as INEC presents certificates to Tambuwal, others

Tunde Omolehin, Sokoto The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Thursday, presented certificates of return to Governor Aminu, Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State alongside his deputy and other members-elect of the state House of Assembly. However, all members-elect of the All Progressives Congress (APC) members-elect were conspicuously absent during the event held at Sultan Maccido Qur’anic […]

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