Tuesday, February 16, 2021


Aminu Tambuwal

Zamfara govt donates N50m to victims of Sokoto market fire

Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State on Tuesday donated N50 million to Sokoto State Government and traders affected by fire outbreak that destroyed some 9,600 shops at the Shehu Shagari Modern Market in the state.

Buhari condoles with Sultan over brother’s death

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed his condolence over the death of Abdulkadir Jeli Abubakar, Dikkon Sokoto, the Commissioner of Home Affairs in Sokoto State.

Tambuwal mourns as Sokoto commissioner dies at 64

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state on Friday announced the death of his Commissioner for Home Affairs, Abdulkadir Jeli-Abubakar.

Tambuwal dissolves caretaker committees for Sokoto LGAs

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State, on Friday, dissolved the caretaker committees of all the 23 local government councils in the state.

Tambuwal to convert Sokoto CoE to state university

The Sokoto State government says it has begun plans to upgrade the Shehu Shagari College of Education, Sokoto, SSCOE, to University of Education.

COVID-19: Tambuwal proceeds on self-isolation

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has gone into self-isolation, following contact with some personalities who tested positive for COVID-19.

Tambuwal seeks N30bn loan to fund 2021 budget

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has requested the approval of the state House of Assembly to secure N30 billion loan facility from Access Bank to part fund the 2021 Budget.

 Tambuwal to establish Hisbah police in Sokoto

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State is set to establish Hisbah police to promote public welfare, assist government in preventing harms, including crime and related matters in the state.

Group commends Mairo Tambuwal over women, youth empowerment in Sokoto

A pro-democracy group, Youth Advocacy for good Governance, has passed a vote of confidence on the wife of Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State, Mairo Tambuwal, for her philanthropic activities in the state.

Buhari exempts minimum wage earners from paying personal income tax

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday says his administration would exempt minimum wage earners from paying Personal Income Tax as a means of insulating the Nigerian masses against rising inflation.

Edo: Obaseki sworn-in for second term

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has been sworn-in for a second term in office alongside his deputy, Philip Shaibu.

Wike, Ndume laud Tambuwal’s people-oriented programs in Sokoto

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has commended his Sokoto State counterpart, Aminu Tambuwal over his people oriented programmes in the state.

Tambuwal named ‘The Golden Doyen of Nigerian Youths’

The Sokoto State governor, Aminu Tambuwal, has been named the Golden Doyen of Nigerian Youths by the National Youth Council of Nigeria, NYCN.

PDP governors urge Buhari, NASS to repeal Police Trust Fund Act

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors’ Forum has urged President Muhammadu Buhari and the National Assembly to repeal Section 4(1) of the Nigeria Police Trust Fund (Establishment) Act, 2019.

PHOTOS: Tambuwal inaugurates upgraded Sokoto Investment House, targets 2,000 jobs

The Sokoto State governor, Aminu Tambuwal has inaugurated the upgraded Sokoto State Investment House, SOSIH.

Sokoto declares Friday public holiday to mark Islamic New Year

The Sokoto State Government has declared Friday, August 21 as public holiday in commemoration of the new Islamic Year, 1442 AH.

Sokoto govt partners UK to boost ICT, broadband penetration

The Sokoto State Government has partnered the United Kingdom to upgrade the standard of the Information and Communications Technology, ICT, sector in the state.

Tambuwal signs N6bn contracts, releases N1.7bn to contractors

The Sokoto State governor, Aminu Tambuwal, has signed contracts worth over N6 billion, following the state executive council approval a couple of days ago.

COVID-19: Police arrest 21 lockdown defaulters in Sokoto

The Police Command in Sokoto on Wednesday arrested no fewer than 21 persons for violating the interstate movement restriction order imposed by the state.

Sokoto APC, den of liars – Tambuwal  

Ahead of Saturday by-election into the Sokoto State House of Assembly, SOHA, from Kebbe constituency of the state, the state Governor, Aminu Tambuwal has called on the people of the area to beware of the opposition All Progressives Congress, APC’s antics.

S/Court Judgement: Tambuwal salutes Atiku’s doggedness, tenacity, urges Buhari to be magnanimous in victory

The governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal has commended the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential Candidate, Atiku Abubakar for his doggedness, tenacity and strong belief in the judicial process.

Tribunal Affirms Tambuwal’s Victory

The Sokoto State governorship election petitions tribunal has ruled as invalid the petition challenging the victory of  Aminu Tambuwal as the winner of the governorship.

Budget: Governors seek ways to achieve fiscal stability from oil revenues

Nigerian governors are seeking ways to achieve steady revenue receipts from crude oil to ensure fiscal stability for both the federal and sub-national governments.

I’m ready to accept outcome in good faith – Tambuwal

Sokoto state governor, Aminu Tambuwal, governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has promised to accept the outcome of today’s election in good faith.

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