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Tambuwal’s scholarship scorecards, Silverbird award and many rewards awaiting, by Altine Shehu Kajiji

The Silverbird Group, owners of the Silverbird Television and Rhythm FM on February 28, unveiled Sokoto State Governor, Rt. Hon. Aminu Waziri Tambuwal as its 2019 Man of the Year. Tambuwal was chosen for his administration’s outstanding performance

Public school enrolment and Nasir El-Rufai’s admirable example, by Abdullahi Yunusa

Not many believed or gave Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State the benefit of the doubt when he told the world of his plans...

Tambuwal appoints Muhammad Bello as media adviser

The Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, has approved the appointment of Muhammad Ahmad Bello as his Special Adviser, Media and Publicity.

PDP Primaries: Dasuki clinches Kebbe/Tambuwal federal constituency ticket

Abdulsamad Dasuki, member representing Kebbe/Tambuwal Federal Constituency in Sokoto State, on Thursday clinched the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ticket to contest for the House...

2019: Who will pick the PDP presidential ticket?, by Jaafar Jaafar

It is another season of electioneering. Aspirants, mostly from northern part of the country, are flexing their muscles, showcasing their clouts and electoral potentials. In...

Tambuwal appoints Yusuf Dingyadi, Kabir Assada, 3 others as special assistants

The appointment was contained in a statement on Thursday signed by Professor Bashir Garba, Secretary to the State Government, SSG.

Sokoto introduces tractor hire scheme for farmers

The Sokoto State Government is to introduce 30 tractors to start a hire scheme as part of efforts to boost mechanised farming and food...

Tambuwal assents to N220.5b 2018 budget, education sector tops in allocation

Governor Aminu Tambuwal, on Wednesday, signed into law the Sokoto 2018 budget which was recently passed by the State House of Assembly. Speaking at the signing...

Sokoto spends N4bn on pension, gratuity – Commissioner

The Sokoto State Commissioner for Finance, Sa’idu Umar, has said the state government spent N4 billion for the payment of pension and gratuity of...

Sokoto to inaugurate largest cattle breeding project in W/Africa

The Sokoto State Cattle Breeding Project, the largest of its kind in the West African sub-region, will be inaugurated in May. Commissioner for Animal Health...

Army moves to establish military hospital in Sokoto

The Sokoto state governor, Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has commended the Nigerian Army for its plan to site a tertiary military hospital in...

Tambuwal: Leader, mentor, visionary clocks 52, by Imam Imam

Six years ago, five young Nigerians graduated from Usmanu Danfodio University with a bachelor’s degree in Law and were on the verge of missing...

Sokoto Assembly confirms 4 new commissioners

Sokoto State House of Assembly on Wednesday confirmed the appointment of four new commissioners forwarded to it by Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal. The confirmation followed...

Tambuwal distributes 3, 500 pasta-making machines to women

The Sokoto State Government on Monday says it will distribute 3,500 pasta-making machines to women as part of its poverty alleviation programme. Governor Aminu Tambuwal...

Gov Tambuwal distributes 22 boats to boost water transportation

Sokoto State Government has provided 22 boats to enhance inland water transportation in the state, an official said on Tuesday. Director-General of the State Emergency...

Sokoto to establish 86 libraries

The Sokoto state government has said that it is establishing 86 libraries across the state to boost reading culture and uplift the education status...

Sokoto launches largest school enrollment campaign, targets 1.4m children

Sokoto state Governor, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has inaugurated a state-wide campaign to enroll 1.4 million children into primary schools in the state. Mr Tambuwal, who...

Malaria scourge: US to distribute N2.9m treated nets in Sokoto

Representative of the United States Agency for International Development, USAID, assisted Health Communication Capacity Collaborative, Hc3, programme, Usman Usman, has said N2.9million worth of...

Assembly urges Tambuwal to adopt digital record keeping for workers’ salaries

The House Committee on Public Account and Anti-Corruption, Sokoto State House of Assembly on Wednesday, urged the state government to adopt digital record keeping...

Sokoto govt trains 79 local miners

Sokoto state government has sponsored the training of no fewer than 79 local miners to acquire modern skills to takeover several Federal Government mining...

Sokoto spends N800m for women centres

The Sokoto State Government has expended N800 million on the building of Women Development and Empowerment Centres in the 23 Local Governments Areas in...

Sokoto distributes free food, medical assistance to 500 elderly persons

The Sokoto State Zakkat and Endowment Commission on Monday offered free feeding and medical assistance to 500 indigent elderly persons in the state. The commission...

North not afraid of restructuring, Tambuwal says

Sokoto State goveror, Aminu Tambuwal, on Wednesday, said “the north is not afraid of restructuring of Nigeria’’. Mr Tambuwal’s statement came against the backdrop of...

Sokoto Assembly suspends 2 members

The Sokoto State House of Assembly on Tuesday suspended two of its members, Sani Yakubu, APC- Gudu, and Malami Galadanchi, APC- Sokoto North I. The...

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