• FG to boost ICT development in Sokoto state

    FG to boost ICT development in Sokoto state

    The Federal Government has pledged to assist Sokoto state with expertise and other logistics to ensure rapid development of Information and Communications Technology, (ICT) in the state.

    Adebayo Shittu, Nigeria’s Minister of Communications, stated this when he visited Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal over the weekend.

    “We will deploy logistics and personnel to assist the state government develop its ICT sector. Already, appreciable level of progress has been achieved but we hope to expand into critical areas like agriculture, education and healthcare delivery. […]

  • Sokoto Government earmarks N77m for rehabilitation, construction of dumpsites

    Sokoto Government earmarks N77m for rehabilitation, construction of dumpsites

    Sokoto State Government yesterday approved over N77 million for the rehabilitation and construction of refuse bunkers in the state.

    The State Commissioner of Environment, Alhaji Bello Sifawa, made the disclosure while addressing newsmen shortly after monitoring the monthly environmental sanitation exercise in Sokoto.

    He said this include the desilting of drainages in Sokoto metropolis and its environs.

    The commissioner stated that, out of the amount, N42 million would be spent on the rehabilitation of 18 refuse bunkers and the construction of 20 new […]

  • Lovely photos from the wedding fatiha of Zara Fatima Shagari, daughter of former Deputy Governor of Sokoto State

    Lovely photos from the wedding fatiha of Zara Fatima Shagari, daughter of former Deputy Governor of Sokoto State

    Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, Sen Kwankwaso and other dignitaries attended the wedding fatiha of Fatima Zara, daughter of former Deputy Governor of Sokoto State, Mukhtar Shehu Shagari at An Noor Mosque Wuse II, Abuja on Friday. See photos of the bride and guests from the three-day wedding extravaganza.

    Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, Sen Kwankwaso and other dignitaries attended the wedding fatiha of […]

  • Governor Tambuwal approves N228m for Ramadan Feeding Programme in Sokoto

    Governor Tambuwal approves N228m for Ramadan Feeding Programme in Sokoto

    Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal, The Sokoto State Governor has approved the sum of N228 million for the 2016 Ramadan feeding programme in the state.

    This was contained in a statement signed by the Permanent Secretary Political Affairs, Alhaji Malami Ladan, a copy of which was made available to journalists in Sokoto at the weekend.

    According to the statement, the number of Ramadan feeding centres had been increased from 74 to 93 to cater for more people. It stated that the aim of the Ramadan […]

  • Young Nigerian Car Designer in Sokoto gets Scholarship to study in U.S.A

    Young Nigerian Car Designer in Sokoto gets Scholarship to study in U.S.A

    Aminu Tambuwal, the Sokoto State governor, on Tuesday awarded a scholarship to Bashir Aliyu, a young, brilliant car designer, to study automotive design in the United States.

    A statement issued by Mr. Tambuwal’s spokesman, Imam Imam, on Tuesday said already the governor has directed the ministry for Higher Education and the state Scholarship Board to work out the process that will lead to his admission to any college to further his studies in America.

    Speaking when he received Mr. Aliyu in his […]

  • We will not sack Sokoto teachers  – Tambuwal assures

    We will not sack Sokoto teachers – Tambuwal assures

    According to Report, Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has promised that his administration will not sack any teacher from the state civil service.

    “But will not fail to reassign any teacher that does not have the requisite qualifications to be in the classroom,” Tambuwal said on Monday in Dogon-Daji, Tambuwal Local Government Area.

    The governor made the promise in his address at the annual national congress of the Old Boys Association of his Alma-mater, Government Secondary School, Dogon Daji. See Excerpts:

    “Beginning […]