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Governor Tambuwal: Why Sokoto is negotiating with bandits

Sokoto State Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal says that negotiations between the state government and criminal bandits are aimed at addressing the very crimes and banditary that have engulfed the northern state.

Katsina, Sokoto, Zamfara sign MoU with Niger Republic

The governors of Katsina, Sokoto and Zamfara States have jointly signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Governor of Maradi region in Niger Republic on best approaches to addressing the security challenges in their states.

Sokoto records hitch-free 2019 hajj

Manir Muhammad Dan’iya, leader of Sokoto State Pilgrims to 2019 Hajj (Amirul Hajj) has described the just concluded 2019 Hajj exercise as hitch-free and successful.
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Zamfara to spend N8.6 billion on RUGA settlement

Zamfara State government will spend N8.631 billion for the building of modern RUGA settlements, Governor Bello Matawalle said on Wednesday.
Sokoto State Governor, Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal

Islamic New Year: Sokoto declares Monday public holiday

Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has declared Monday, Sept. 2, 2019 as public holiday to mark mark the beginning of Islamic New Year, Hijrah 1441.
Aminu Waziri Tambuwal

I will collaborate more with UN agencies – Sokoto governor

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State on Monday pledged to increase governmental collaborations with United Nations (UN) agencies on enhancing peoples’ lives and environmental development in the state.
Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF)

NGF: 36 states to get $4 billion from AFDB

The African Development Bank, AfDB, has concluded arrangements to establish Special Agro-Promising Zones (SAPZs) in all the 36 of the country, Ekiti State governor, Kayode Fayemi, reveals.
Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF)

NGF: Special agric zones to attract $4 billion investments

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) has said that the establishment of Special Agro-processing Zones (SAPZs) in Nigeria has the potential of attracting between one to four billion dollars investments into the country.

Governors meet over NFIU’s directive on local council funds

The 36 state governors under the umbrella of Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) are meeting in Abuja to discuss update on recent directive of the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) on local government funds.
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Ondo deputy governor denies plan to join PDP

The Deputy Governor of Ondo State, Mr Agboola Ajayi, has denied a report that he is dumping the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in order to contest the 2020 governorship election against his boss, Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu.

Sokoto governor doles out N70 million Sallah gift to 3,496 pilgrims

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has approved N70 million as Sallah gift to 3,496 Sokoto state Pilgrims in Saudi Arabia.
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Three captives regain freedom in Sokoto

The trio, Inno Abubakar Moriki, 55, from Moriki in Zamfara State, Halima Muhammad, 50, and Lawali Musa, 13, both from Isa Local Government Area of Sokoto State, were received by the state Deputy Governor, Honourable Maniru Muhammad Dan’iya, at the government house on Saturday.

NUJ congratulates three members appointed as permanent secretaries by Sokoto governor

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Sokoto State Council congratulates three of its members who were just appointed Permanent Secretaries by Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal.

Sokoto guber: Tribunal fixes date for adoption of addresses in suit

The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal, in Sokoto on Thursday, adjourned until Sept. 3 for adoption for the adoption of final addresses in the petition filed by Ahmed Aliyu, the APC, challenging the declaration of Gov. Aminu Tambuwal as winner of the governorship election.

Sokoto governor appoints nine permanent secretaries

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto state has approved the appointments of 9 Permanent Secretaries in the State civil service.

Sokoto guber: Governor Tambuwal presents eight witnesses at tribunal

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state has presented eight witnesses in the case brought against him before the Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal by the All Progressives Congress (APC) gubernatorial candidate in the last general elections, Ahmed Aliyu.
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Reps minority leadership crisis: Edwin Clark urges PDP to sheath its sword

Chief Edwin Clark, a chieftain of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called for truce in the tussle surrounding the emergence of minority leadership in the House of Representatives.

Governor Tambuwal appoints former Sultanate counsellor as information commissioner

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has appointed a former Sultanate Counsellor, Alhaji Isah Bajini Galadanci, as the State Commissioner for Information.

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Governors inaugurates committee to initiate uniform policies in APC states

The Progressive Governors’ Forum of the All Progressives Congress has inaugurated a governance programme steering committee to ensure uniformity of policy initiatives in all the APC controlled states.
They commended Governor Mai Mala Buni for concentrating on people oriented programmes and projects, most especially healthcare delivery.

Automatic employment of midwives excites Yobe residents

The automatic employment of 37 graduating students of the Yobe College of Nursing and Midwifery by the State Government has excited residents.
Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Saturday, commiserated with the Okonjo family and Ogwashi-Uku community on the death of the Obi of Ogwashi-Uku Kingdom, Prof. Chukuka Okonjo.

Tribunal verdicts: PDP congratulates Governors Okowa, Ikpeazu

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has congratulated Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State and his Abia counterpart, Okezie Ikpeazu, over the Governorship Elections Petition Tribunals judgment which upheld their elections.
The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, said on Friday that the National Assembly is eager to receive the 2020 budget proposals 5

Senator Lawan: We are hungry, thirsty to receive 2020 Appropriation Bill

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, said on Friday that the National Assembly is eager to receive the 2020 budget proposals.
Gov. Mai Mala Buni of Yobe on Friday presented cheques to nine beneficiary communities of the World Bank-supported projects.

Yobe governor seeks NEDC intervention on education, roads, others

Yobe State Governor Mai Mala Buni has listed key areas that he wants the North-East Development Commission (NEDC) to intervene in, as it rolls out its activities in the region to help people affected by the Boko Haram crisis to reclaim and rebuild their lives.