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Sokoto Cautions District Heads against Issuing Certificates to Illegal Miners

By Mohammed Aminu in Sokoto The Sokoto State Government Monday cautioned traditional rulers in the state against granting rights and certificates to illegal miners in their areas. The state Commissioner for Solid Minerals and Natural Resources Development, Muhammad Bello Goronyo, who stated this during a chat with newsmen in Sokoto, …

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UNICEF partners Sokoto Govt to improve school enrollment, nutrition

By Habibu Harisu Sokoto –   UNICEF and Sokoto State government have reiterated commitments toward ensuring maximum success in the fight against malnutrition among children, improving community hygiene and primary schools enrollment in the state. UNICEF Deputy Country Representative in Nigeria Pernille Ironside, made this known on Monday while inspecting …

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Continue to Pray for Buhari, Tambuwal Urges Nigerians

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal Mohammed Aminu in Sokoto Sokoto State Governor, Alhaji Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, has called on Nigerians not to relent in their prayers for President Muhammadu Buhari. Speaking in Sokoto at the weekend following the return of Buhari from a medical vacation in the United Kingdom, Tambuwal said …

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Sokoto State Governor donates truck load of food, N500k cash to parents of quadruplets

Sokoto state governor, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, has donated a truck-load of food, baby items and cash to the local farmer whose wife gave birth quadruplets in Sokoto last weekend. A statement issued by Tambuwal’s spokesman, Imam Imam, said the man, Lawwali Maishinkafa Illela, was given the sum of N500,000 to …

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Sokoto State Govt. allocates land for commercial cultivation of gum arabic, others

The Sokoto State Government says it has allocated lands for the commercial cultivation of economic trees like gum arabic, moringa, date palm and shea in the state. Gov. Aminu Tambuwal said this on Wednesday when he inaugurated the state’s annual tree planting campaign in Bodinga, Bodinga Local Government Area of …

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‘Illegal refinery’ found in Sokoto

‘Illegal refinery’ found in Sokoto The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) said it had discovered an illegal refinery, operated in a rented apartment in Sokoto state. The NSCDC Commandant in the state, Babangida Dutsin-ma, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on …

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Sokoto State Govt Recruits 550 Youths For Township Sanitation …

By Habibu Harisu Sokoto –   The Sokoto State Government has recruited 550 youths for routine township sanitation, as part of its efforts to prevent flooding and enhance public hygiene. Malam Abubakar Abdullahi, the Public Relations Officer of the Ministry of Environment, told News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday …

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Sokoto gives NAOWA N10m for schools

Sokoto State Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has donated N10 million to the Nigerian Army Officers’ Wives Association (NAOWA) to establish new nursery and primary school at Giginya Barracks, Sokoto. Tambuwal, who made the donation when he received NAOWA executive members in his office, praised them for their concern to education …

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