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Sokoto Deputy Governor refuses to dump PDP for APC

The Sokoto State Deputy Gov., Alhaji Mukhtari Shagari, has said that he remains a loyal member of the PDP in spite of the defection of Gov. Aliyu Wamakko to APC. Shagari said this in Sokoto on Monday while addressing newsmen. Shagari said that he had been a loyal and supportive …

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Sokoto Approves N4.5bn Loan for Cassava and Rice Farmers

Sokoto State Governor, Alhaji Aliyu Wamakko Mohammed Aminu  Sokoto State Governor, Alhaji Aliyu Wamakko, has launched the sale of fertiliser for dry season rice farming, saying arrangements have been concluded to disburse N4.5 billion loan to cassava and rice farmers in the state. Speaking in Goronyo local government council of …

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Sokoto to sponsor 260 students for studies abroad in 2014 — Official

The Sokoto State Government will sponsor 260 additional students from the state for various studies abroad in 2014, Alhaji Abdulkadir Jelani, the Chairman, Sokoto State Scholarship Board, said. Jelani made the disclosure on Friday in Sokoto when the chairman and officials of the board appeared before the state’s House of …

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How Sokoto APC erected bumps for Wamakko

It is no longer news that five of the aggrieved governors of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have pitched their tent with the All Progressives Congress (APC). But what many may not know are the ripples the governors’ defection is causing in their respective states. BELLO GUSAU chronicles what Governor …

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Again, Pressure Mounts for Tukur’s Sack

 Bamanga Tukur Chuks Okocha              The insistence by governors of the Peoples Democratic Party that the national chairman of the party, Alhaji Bamanga Tukur, should be removed may dominate today’s meeting in Abuja between President Goodluck Jonathan and the governors, scheduled to discuss the crisis in the party. This is as …

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Wamakko – G-5 Governors Gone for Good

Photo: Vanguard After about five hours meeting that ended at about 3am yesterday, President Goodluck Jonathan and other leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) failed to convince two of the five estranged governors of the party that have defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) to return to the …

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Sokoto – 30 Women Living With HIV/Aids Undergo Skills Training

Sokoto — Thirty women living with HIV/AIDS in Sokoto State have undergone skills acquisition training in the state as part of efforts to empower them. They were trained in knitting and sewing and presented with the requisite machines. Three batches of such women have so far been trained under the …

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