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Imam Imam, the spokesman for Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal is dead. Imam, died at the age of 44 after being diagnosed of pneumonia at ... Until his death, he was the Special Adviser on Media to the Sokoto Governor. He is survived by two wives and four children. The deceased will be buried ...
Counsel to Sokoto State, Usman had argued that the laid down procedures were adhered to as the law provided that civil servants should reach 60 years of age or 35 years in service. He argued that the civil service rules were general and binding on all civil servants. Usman, who is the state Commissioner ...

The designer of the famous car, Chevrolet Volt, Jelani Aliyu, is a super talented Nigerian from Sokoto State. The World's fastest supercomputer was designed by a world renowned inventor and scientist, Philip Emeagwali, a full-blown Nigerian whose patency was awarded in 2015. This means Nigeria has ...
In the same vein, the Speaker commiserated with the Sokoto State Gov. Aminu Tambuwal, on the sudden death of his Special Adviser, Media and Public Affairs, Imam Imam. He prayed that Allah, in his infinite mercies, would sustain the deceased's family, as well as provide them the fortitude to bear their ...
The eight-count charge of homicide filed against leader of the Islamic movement of Nigeria, (IMN) Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, and three others, are linked to the ... the Nigerian army began on December 12, when a convoy of the Nigerian army Chief, Tukur Buratai, was prevented from accessing Sokoto Road in the ...
By Mohammed Aminu in Sokoto. The Sokoto State House of Assembly Wednesday urged the Kaduna Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO) and the National Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) to embark on public sensitisation and explain to their consumers the rationale behind the incessant ...

Some representatives from the participating states of the programme commended the Federal Government and AfDB for the agricultural successes ... Alhaji Garba Sani-Shuni, the Permanent Secretary, Sokoto State Ministry of Agriculture, said the impact of ATASP-1 had only been felt in one out of the 23 ...
National President, Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders' Association of Nigeria, MACBAN, Alhaji Mohammadu Kiruwa has disclosed that the Sultan of Sokoto, Mohammadu Sa'ad Abubakar III, has given them two months to fish out criminal elements among herdsmen in the country. The National Secretary of ...
According to the APC lawmaker, “I am a Nigerian and also respect the rule of law. I am a proponent of credible criticism that would encourage development in a transparent system that preaches good governance”, he stressed. The immediate past governor of Sokoto state said it was not n his character to ...
Some unwell citizens of Nigeria living in Kaffe Gada local government area of Sokoto state have been pictured receiving treatment under a tree. According to Tracka Nigeria, the patients are being attended to under a tree situated in the compound of the Primary Health Centre in local government because ...
It would be recalled that in November 2017, Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Sokoto Command, comprising Kebbi, Sokoto and Zamfara states, seized 39 vehicles ... Just two weeks ago, NCS operatives impounded no fewer than 150 Sport Utility Vehicles (SUVs) hidden in a premises in Sokoto State.
The group however, recalled that, there were recent publications in some Nigerian dailies, to blackmail the hard earned personality of Senator Wammako. ... While reacting further, the duo said ” We also want to remind the good people of sokoto state that, since the return of democracy in Nigeria in 1999 ...
“Concerned youths and student leaders in Sokoto unanimously reject and condemn the actions of the faceless group called Movement For the Liberation and Emancipation of Sokoto State that aims to attract cheap popularity from the teeming population of Sokoto State and Nigeria at large. ''The Chairman ...
The Sokoto State Zakkat and Endowment Commission, on Sunday, condemned the strike embarked upon by the Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU). ... The Chairman, who is also the National President, Da'awa Coordination Council of Nigeria, said that the union's action would impact negatively on the ...
Other dignitaries at the event included, Katsina State governor, Alhaji Aminu Bello Masari, Rivers State governor, Chief Nyesom Wike, Anambra State ... rare occasions in Nigeria where we witness politicians of different political interests and party, along with several other big-shots of the Nigerian economy, ...
Psychiatrists have embarked on community sensitization in Sokoto State to raise awareness of mental health and management among residents. A Consultant from Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital (AKTH), Dr. Awwal Sanusi, made this known to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on the sidelines of the ...
Sen. Aliyu Wamakko, a former Sokoto State governor has denied receiving any invitation to appear before the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over alleged corrupt practices. Wamakko told members of the Correspondent Chapel, Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) on Sunday in Sokoto ...

The District Head of DogonDaji in Sultanate Council Area of Sokoto State, Alhaji Nasiru Shehu Umar, will on Saturday, April 28,2018, turban Alhaji ... by Elder Ayodele Ajoge on behalf of committee of friends and members of the Correspondents' chapel, Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ), Kebbi State, ...
Psychiatrists have embarked on community sensitisation in Sokoto State to raise awareness on mental health and management among residents. A Consultant from Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital (AKTH), Dr Awwal Sanusi, made this known to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on the sidelines of the ...
“The exercise will enable us have the proper list of staff in the payroll of the Sokoto state government and importantly, it will enable us plan better going forward,” the Governor added. Tambuwal said government introduced the exercise in order to have accurate data of the civil servants. He said according to ...
Weeks after President Muhammadu Buhari approved the take-off of the new 8 Division for the Nigerian Army in Sokoto, the state government said it has ... He equally assured of the state government's support and cooperation to the Nigeria Army and other security agencies in the state for sustenance of ...
Sokoto State University Governing Council has approved the appointments of Malam Sani Sahabi and Dr Ibrahim Maidamma as University Bursar and ... said Maidamma was one time Librarian of Federal College of Education (Technical), Gusau and a member of Librarian Registration Council of Nigeria.
IOM works with national and local authorities in order to gain better understanding of population movements throughout West and Central Africa. Flow Monitoring Points (FMPs) allow IOM to quantify and qualify migration flows, trends, and routes, at entry, transit or exit points (such as border crossing posts, ...
Sokoto — The Sokoto State Government on Tuesday said it had increased access to immunisation by more than a thousand fold, from a meager 2.5 per cent in 2014 to 25 per cent in 2018. A statement issued by government's spokesman, Malam Imam Imam, in Sokoto, said Governor Aminu Waziri ...
Sokoto — The Sokoto State Government on Tuesday said it had increased access to immunisation by more than a thousand fold, from a meager 2.5 per cent in 2014 to 25 per cent in 2018. A statement issued by government's spokesman, Malam Imam Imam, in Sokoto, said Governor Aminu Waziri ...
The Sokoto State Sector Commander, Mr Sani Hamzat, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday that similar patrols would be replicated by units ... The commander said that preventing road accident was everybody's business, urging Nigerians to join hand with the agency to make the roads safe ...
... youths from the amalgamated traders under the auspices of Sokoto state Youths Amalgamated Traders Association of Nigeria who visited him at his residence. ... He urged Nigerians to continue to “intensify prayers for Nigeria to survive the challenges threatening its unity, cohesion and political harmony”.
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps, NSCDC, in Sokoto State says it has arrested a suspected cattle rustler, Aliyu Danzuru who terrorized parts of the state. The corps also arrested two suspected electricity cable vandals, Shehu Ibrahim and Abubakar Sani. The commandant of NSCDC in the state, ...
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Sokoto State has apprehended a suspected cattle rustler, Aliyu Danzuru, the Commandant, Mr. Babangida Dutsinma, has said. He told reporters yesterday in Sokoto that the corps also nabbed two suspected cable vandals: Shehu Ibrahim, and ...
The novelist Chimamanda Adichie, who my wife especially admires, captured the country's spirit when she said her fellow Nigerians have “big dreams and big ambitions.” This line graph .... I visited a health clinic in Bodinga LGA in Sokoto State yesterday, and it reminded me why I do this work. I'd like to ask ...
Sokoto state borrows quite little locally; it owes just 0.78% of aggregate borrowing within Nigeria. However, the federal government owes 78.23% of the country's entire debt stock as at 31st December 2017, while the states owe just 21.77%. Nigeria's foreign debt profile stands at $18.9 billion and its local ...
Haykin described the agreements as “new stage” in USAID's partnerships with Bauchi and Sokoto states, which would adapt its health programming to the needs of the states to help extend life-saving treatment to millions across Nigeria. “I applaud the governors' efforts to improve public health care service ...
The Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) in Sokoto State said it has arrested a suspected cattle rustler, Aliyu Danzuru who terrorized some parts of the state. The corps also arrested two suspected electricity cable vandals, Shehu Ibrahim and Abubakar Sani. The Commandant of NSCDC in ...
No fewer than six persons were on Saturday killed in a landslide that occurred at Illela-Kalmalo village of Illela Local Government Area of Sokoto State. ... An eye witness Malam Hamza Illela told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that one person escaped unhurt when the site caved in on the victims.
Six people died in a landslide that occurred at Illela-Kalmalo village of Illela Local Government Area of Sokoto State, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. The incident occurred while the victims were excavating sand as part of communal effort to build a for a friend planning to get married. A witness ...
Six people died in a landslide that occurred at Illela-Kalmalo village of Illela Local Government Area of Sokoto State. The incident occurred while the victims were excavating sand as part of communal effort to build a for a friend planning to get married. A witness, Malam Hamza Illela, said that one person ...
The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa'ad Abubakar III-led Jama'atu Nasril Islam, JNI, has called on the President Muhammadu government to wake up to its ... “We nonetheless, expect the Plateau State Government and the Federal Government of Nigeria through their respective relevant agencies to wake up to their ...
The Sokoto state government has engaged traditional rulers to recover the N2.6 billion loaned to farmers last year under anchor borrower scheme. ... firm for the pilot project, Dr. Oluwasina Olabanji said Nigeria was spending USD4.2 billion annually to import wheat from the United State of America.
Nigeria spends USD4.2 billion annually to import wheat from the United States of America, former Executive Director of Lake Chad Research Institute, ... during a farm work on 30,000 hectares wheat and Barley cultivation field situated at Taloka village in Goronyo Local government area of Sokoto State.
Sokoto – No fewer than 243 graduates, unemployed youths and women in Sokoto State have been trained in agricultural enterprises by Fadama III Project. Dr. Muhammad Mustapha, the coordinator of the project in the state, who disclosed this in Sokoto, said the training was organised under the pilot ...
... state is dead. Tsara died in the early hours of Tuesday at Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital, Sokoto after a brief illness. ... Aminu Tambuwal and the Speaker, Sokoto state House of Assembly, Alhaji Salihu Maidaji were among the dignitaries that attended his funeral prayer. The Governor ...
The Sokoto state government has concluded arrangement for the disbursement of 2 billion Naira to medium and small scale enterprises in the state. ... at the commissioning ceremony of the Nigeria Agribusiness and Agro-Industry Development Initiative (NAADI) zonal office which would cover Sokoto, Kebbi ...
The Magistrate of the Mobile Court, Amina Modi Yabo, stated this to newsmen in Sokoto at the weekend. According to her, their offences were contrary to the sanitation laws of the state. She maintained that boarding of vehicles at the motor park had already been banned and therefore illegal to do so.
Four candidates have been apprehended in Sokoto State for examination malpractices in the recently concluded Unified Tertiary Matriculations ... Salisu said, “Four candidates were arrested for examination malpractices and they are being interrogated by operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil ...
“The survey was conducted in 16 States of Bauchi, Benue, Borno, Plateau, Jigawa, Adamawa, Yobe, Kaduna, Kano, Taraba, Sokoto, Kaduna, Kebbi, ... Also speaking was the FAO Country Representative to Nigeria, Sufyan Koroma, who emphasized that the Federal and State governments are to take ...
An Aero Contractors airline flight operated with Boeing 737/500 aircraft made an emergency landing in Sultan Abubakar III Airport in Sokoto due to a faulty ... Also summoned by the Senate were heads of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA; Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria, FAAN; Accident ...
The Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has stated that stated that Nigerian banks are inadvertently stifling the growth of Small and Medium ... “I want to urge banks in the country, and especially the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), to look into this problem because many small and medium scale ...
“While we commend the Olam Group for partnering the programme in Benue State, we are happy to state that Benue is the first under the IFAD-VCDP to embark on dry season rice farming, which is currently being harvested,” the IFAD official stated, adding that the programme was targeting 14.2 million poor ...
The Sokoto State Police Command thursday paraded a national of Niger Republic with ammunition and camouflage in Sokoto State. Addressing journalists ... “The Nigerienne national claimed that he is a hunter and that he was invited by some hunters in Nigeria to participate in a hunting exercise,” he said.
No fewer than 23 Islamiyya Schools have been upgraded to Community Junior Arabic Secondary Schools by the Sokoto State government, the Executive Secretary, Arabic and Islamic Education Board, Alhaji Ahmed Baba Altine, has said. Altine made this known during a visit to communities in Wurno, Illela ...


 

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