Photos: Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal’s Son Graduates From UK University

The Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal was in the United Kingdom for the graduation ceremony of his son. The governor’s son, Najib Waziri, graduated with a law degree over the weekend. Friends and family were present to celebrate the academic achievement. See photos below: The post Photos: Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal’s Son Graduates…

Minister of Water Resources Meets Sokoto Governor Tambuwal

Water resources minister, Suleiman Adamu says he will continue to strengthen ties with private organizations and state governments to bring back the irrigation system to support all year round farming across the country. The minister was speaking while on courtesy visit to Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state. Sokoto state boasts of major dams –…

Accused of electoral fraud, Tambuwal storms court with 35 lawyers.

How long more should Aminu Tambuwal remain as governor of Sokoto State? This and some other issues are what a Federal High Court sitting in a Abuja would determine in the days ahead. However, Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State, began his defence Tuesday on a rather flamboyant note. Accompanied by 35 lawyers, he stormed…

How Nigeria can get out of recession – Tambuwal

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal fielded questions from journalists in Sokoto on wide range of issues affecting his state and the country. He gave his frank assessment of the measures needed to take Nigeria out of recession. The last administration promised to improve the welfare of religious and traditional rulers in the state. This includes providing……

Tambuwal Dissolves Internal Revenue Board, Appoints New Team

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has approved the dissolution of the management committee of Sokoto State Bard of Internal Revenue. With this new directive, the former team, headed by Musa Muhammad Maccido, has been asked to hand over the affairs to the newly-appointed Interim Management Committee pending when a substantive board will be appointed. A statement……

Tambuwal signs Sokoto’s N204.3bn 2017 budget into law

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal Friday night signed into law the state’s 2017 appropriation bill of over N204.3 billion. Speaking at the event, Tambuwal expressed delight at the timely passage of the budget document by the state House of Assembly. He said now that it has become a law, its provisions will be diligently implemented for……

Sokoto gets new NYSC Coordinator

The management of the National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) has posted a new Coordinator to Sokoto State. The new Coordinator is Alhaji Musa Abubakar, who was redeployed to the state from Bauchi State. Information on the redeployment is in a statement by the scheme’s Spokesman in Sokoto State, Mr Sani Idris in Sokoto on Monday….

Fire kills 12, destroys N 2.1b properties in Sokoto–DG

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State No fewer than twelve persons died as a result of 385 fire incidents in Sokoto State from January till December this year, according to the Director-General of the State Fire Service Department, Alhaji Ibrahim Dingyadi. Dingyadi revealed in Sokoto on Monday that properties worth over N 2.1 billion were…

Sokoto test runs N3.8bn 38MW Independent Power Project

Aminu Tambuwal, Sokoto state gov Sokoto State Government on Wednesday commenced the test running of its N3.8 billion Independent Power Project (IPP), whose contract was awarded in November 2008. The project has the installed capacity of a minimum of 30 megawatts and a maximum of 38 megawatts. The Chief Operating Officer of the contracting firm,…

NLC Communique On The State Of The Nation

The National Executive Council (NEC) of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has issued a communique after its meeting at Dankani Guest Palace Hotel, Sokoto on Thursday, November 10, 2016, to review the state of the nation and also look at that union’s and the plight of workers and pensioners. This was disclosed in a communique…

News Summary on NTA, 9th Nov 2016; Buhari Inaugurates Edo State University, U.S Election Update, etc.

President Buhari Inaugurates Edo State University   President Muhammadu Buhari has restated his administration’s commitment to meet the needs of the ordinary people through provision of social amenities and infrastructure that have direct bearing on the well being of the citizens. President Buhari stated this in Iyamho, Edo state while inaugurating the newly constructed Edo state…