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Motorcyclists withdraw midnight service in Sokoto State

The Sokoto chapter of the Association of Commercial Motorcyclists of Nigeria, on Friday, announced that members would no longer operate after midnight in the State. The Chairman of the association, Alhaji Chika Gobirawa, made the announcement at a news conference in Sokoto. He said the withdrawal of service affected all …

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Sokoto State to Conduct Mass Wedding for 250 Widows, Widowers

The Sokoto State Government said on Sunday that it would give out in a mass wedding, 250 widows and widowers across the state to give them a new lease of life. Alhaji Zubairu Goronyo, the state Commissioner for Social Development, who announced this at the screening of the beneficiaries in Sokoto, said …

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DPR seals 30 filling stations in Sokoto, Kebbi States in 11 months

The Department of Petroleum Resources ( DPR) sealed 30 filling stations in Sokoto and Kebbi States between January and November because of various offences. The DPR’s Zonal Operations Controller in charge of Sokoto and Kebbi States, Alhaji Umar Moriki, announced this on Saturday in Sokoto at the 2013 annual petroleum …

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Sokoto earmarks N2.5bn for primary schools expansion

The Sokoto State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) says it has earmarked N2.5 billion for the expansion of five primary schools in Sokoto city and environ. The acting Chairman of the board, Prof. Musa Maitafsir, said this to the News Agency of Nigeria in Sokoto on Sunday. Maitafsir said that …

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Sokoto State Government to conduct mass wedding for 250 widows, widowers

The Sokoto State Government said on Sunday that it would give out in a mass wedding, 250 widows and widowers across the state to give them a new lease of life. Alhaji Zubairu Goronyo, the state Commissioner for Social Development, who announced this at the screening of the beneficiaries in …

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As Jonathan/G7 Governors’ Meeting Seems Unlikely Tonight…

President Goodluck Jonathan IBB, Ciroma Move to Boost APC, New PDP Alliance • 2015: Presidency bribing northerners for support, says Aliyu Chuks Okocha and Ike abonyi                  Ahead of the scheduled meeting today between President Goodluck Jonathan and the seven Peoples Democratic Party governors who had walked out of the …

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Nigerian Governors’ Forum Holds Retreat In Sokoto

The Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF) has found the need to review its activities as a group, and the progress made by the country, with a view to chart the way forward for the country. Rivers State Governor and Chairman of the Nigerian Governors’ Forum, NGF, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, alongside his …

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Sokoto SUBEB exposes 4000 `ghost’ teachers

The Sokoto State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), on Wednesday said it had weeded out 4,000 `ghost’ primary school teachers from its payroll. The Acting Chairman of the board, Prof. Musa Maitafsir said in Sokoto that this followed the recent verification of genuine teachers under the board, which went down …

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Sokoto Subeb Weeds Out 4, 000 ‘Ghost’ Teachers

The Sokoto State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), on Wednesday said it had weeded out 4,000 ‘ghost’ primary school teachers from its payroll. The Acting Chairman of the board, Prof. Musa Maitafsir said in Sokoto that this followed the recent verification of genuine teachers under the board, which went down …

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