Tuesday, February 16, 2021


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Tambuwal approves N1.65bn for construction of sports arena in Sokoto

The Sokoto State Executive Council has approved the sum of N1.65 billion for the construction of a new sports arena and indoor sports hall in the state capital city.

How corps members’ petition led to recovery of N320m – EFCC

The Sokoto Zonal Head of EFCC, Abdullahi Lawal, has said that a petition over non-payment of N3,000 logistic allowance by a corps member led to a recovery of N320 million.

Nigeria can generate N151bn from onion farming annually – Group

The Onion Producers and Marketers Association of Nigeria, OPMAN, said on Monday that the country could generate about $420 million (about N151 billion) annually from onion cultivation.

Sokoto killings: Nigerian Air Force condoles government, victims’ families

The Nigeria Air Force delegation has visited Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto and the family of the victims allegedly killed by some air force personnel.

Group kicks as police close down Juma’at mosques in Sokoto

A Religious Group, Islahiddini Foundation of Nigeria, has decried the closure of its Jumu’at mosque and other worship centers at Butuku village in Bodinga Local Government Area of Sokoto state.

Sokoto Govt collaborates with UN agencies on development

Gov.Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has pledged increased governmental collaborations with United Nations, UN, agencies on enhancing peoples’ lives and environmental development in the state.

Sokoto govt. earmarks N2bn to purchase fertilizer

The Sokoto State Commissioner for Agriculture, Alhaji Arzika Tureta says the state government has earmarked over N2 billion to purchase adequate fertiliser for the rainy season farming in the state.

Sokoto Assembly confirms Dan-Iya as Deputy Governor

The Sokoto State House of Assembly on Thursday confirmed the appointment of Manir Dan-Iya as the new Deputy Governor of the state. This followed the...

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