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FG COVID-19 Palliative: SEMA commences distribution in 3 LGAs in Sokoto

FG COVID-19 Palliative: SEMA commences distribution in 3 LGAs in Sokoto

The Sokoto State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), on Saturday commenced the distribution of the Federal Government COVID-19 palliatives to beneficiaries at Isa, Sabon Birni and Gada Local Government Areas (LGAs) of the state. Malam Zubairu Albadau, the Special Adviser to Gov. Aminu Tambuwal on Relief and Rehabilitation, flagged off the exercise. He said that other […]

Tambulwa extols Buhari for flood intervention in Sokoto

Tambulwa extols Buhari for flood intervention in Sokoto

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambulwa of Sokoto state has praised President Muhammadu Buhari for his  intervention after floods ravaged through  Gwadabawa, Ilela, Sokoto North,  Wammako, Bondinga and Tambuwal Local government areas, destroying farmlands and crops in the  state. Governor Tambulwa made the commendation at the weekend when the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social […]

Flood: FG inuagurates distribution of relief materials to victims in Sokoto State

Flood: FG inuagurates distribution of relief materials to victims in Sokoto State

The Federal Government through the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs Disaster Management and Social Development on Friday inaugurated the distribution of relief materials to flood victims in Sokoto State. Hajiya Sadiya Umar, Minister for Humanitarian Affairs Disaster Management and Social Development said the gesture was a directive from President Muhammadu Buhari to ease the losses of […]

Police officer kills one in Sokoto over fight for Governor’s cash

Police officer kills one in Sokoto over fight for Governor’s cash

By Soni Daniel Attempt by a police officer to separate a fight by two warring groups claiming ownership of an unspecified amount of cash given to them by the Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal, claimed one life in the state on Saturday. The police officer was however promptly taken into custody on the orders of […]

Lawmaker urges FG to deploy more security to Sokoto

Lawmaker urges FG to deploy more security to Sokoto

A Member of the House of Representatives, Alhaji Yusuf Kurdullah has urged the Federal Government to deploy more security personnel to Gudu and Tangaza Local Government Areas of Sokoto State to protect residents from recurring attacks by bandits. Kurdullah who was reacting to the recent attack by bandits at Gidan Madi in Tangaza LGA, made […]

Sokoto govt constructs dam to encourage repentant bandits to go into farming

Sokoto govt constructs dam to encourage repentant bandits to go into farming

The Sokoto State Government says it is constructing a dam at Kamarawa village to facilitate farming and animal rearing among repentant bandits and others in the state. The Commissioner for Career and Security Matters, retired Col. Garba Moyi made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Sokoto on Wednesday. […]

Insurance firm to pay farmers affected by flood in Sokoto

Insurance firm to pay farmers affected by flood in Sokoto

Mr Kenneth Egbaran, the Managing Director of Veritas Kapital Assurance has assured farmers affected by the 2020 flood in Sokoto State of prompt settlement of their insurance premium to defray their losses. Egbaran made the assurance on Tuesday in an interview with newsmen after he inspected farms affected by flood in Sokoto, Goronyo, Kware, Wamakko, […]

Emir of Kano visits maternal home, Ilorin, in Kwara

Emir of Kano visits maternal home, Ilorin, in Kwara

By Demola Akinyemi – Ilorin The new Emir of Kano, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero, whose mother is from Ilorin will arrive the Kwara state capital today Thursday on an official visit. Recall that Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero replaced former Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria, Alhaji Lamido Sanusi, who was deposed by Governor Ibrahim Ganduje of […]

Police screen 785 potential constables in Sokoto

Police screen 785 potential constables in Sokoto

The Police Command in Sokoto State on Wednesday says it has screened over 785 candidates from nine local government areas seeking to join the police as Constables. A statement by the Sokoto Command Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), ASP Muhammad Sadiq, said those screened were applicants from Binji, Bodinga, Dange Shuni, Gada, Goronyo and Gudu […]

FG expresses shock over Sokoto massacre

FG expresses shock over Sokoto massacre

The Federal Government has expressed shock over the killings of innocent peasants by bandits in Sabon Birni Local Government Area of Sokoto state.