Ekiti state governor, Kayode Fayemi, has expressed delight over his election as the next Chairman of the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF), noting that he is ready to build on the commitment of Yari by ensuring that States have a strong partnership with the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration. Africa News24 (AN24) reports that Fayemi said this […]
The recent claim by Governor of Kaduna state, Nasir El-rufai that PDP hired supporters from Niger Republic during the flag off of the Atiku/Obi Northwest Presidential campaign in Sokoto is nothing but blatant lie, evident of political frightening and an attempt to score cheap political goals.
Sokoto State governor Aminu Tambuwal has promised to give his maximum support for the Peoples Democratic Party presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, who defeated him and ten other aspirants to emerge the party’s flagbearer in last Saturday’s primary election in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal Wednesday signed into law, the Sokoto 2018 budget which was recently passed by the State House of Assembly. Speaking at the signing ceremony held at the Government House in Sokoto, Tambuwal said the of N220.5 billion document will be implemented optimally for the benefit of the citizenry. He despite despite challenges […]
Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has condoled with the family of former Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Dahiru Musdapher, who died Monday evening aged 75. In a message of condolence issued by his spokesman, Malam Imam Imam, the Governor said the deceased made invaluable contributions to the development of the legal profession in the country. […]
Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has commended the Nigerian Army for the establishment of a tertiary military hospital in Sokoto that will serve as centre of excellence for diseases of military importance. A statement issued Tuesday in Sokoto by Tambuwal’s spokesman, Malam Imam Imam, said the hospital, the first of its kind in the country, will […]
Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State said on Friday that his administration would create Ministry of Energy in 2018 to facilitate project execution in the energy sector in the state . Tambuwal dropped the hint while addressing newsmen at the Government House , Sokoto. He said that the ministry would help promote economic and commercial […]
Over 350 women and youths have graduated from the skills acquisition programme organised by Sokoto state government under its citizens’ empowerment initiative. The programme, coordinated by the state ministry of women and children affairs, followed the recent graduation of 2000 women from another empowerment initiative meant to enhance job creation and tackle poverty. Speaking at […]
Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has directed all civil servants working in Sokoto state to be computer literate to enhance their chance of progression in the civil service. He spoke following the granting of approval to the Head of Service for the training of 23,361 state workers on computer appreciation. “We are embarking on this important […]
Sokoto state requires additional 9000 teachers to meet the global standard of 1:40 teacher-pupil ratio in its classrooms at the primary school level, a government committee set up by Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, has found out. In addition, 11,863 more primary school classrooms are required to congest the existing ones in order to create a […]
Sokoto government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Bank of industry for the establishment of a N2 billion industrial development fund in the state. Speaking during the signing of the MoU in Sokoto Thursday, Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal said the two parties will provide a billion Naira each, while the fund will focus […]
Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, has described the late Oba of Benin, Erediauwa Omo n’Oba n’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, as a committed nationalist and traditional ruler par excellence whose reign brought tremendous progress to Benin Kingdom in particular and Edo State in general. In a message of condolence issued in Sokoto by his spokesman, Malam […]