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Sokoto governor pardons 17 prison inmates

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State on Tuesday has granted pardon to 17 inmates of Sokoto Correctional centre.
Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state on Friday inaugurated a 10-member committee to investigative alleged killing of two persons by men of Nigerian Air Force in Mabera area of Sokoto metropolis.

PDP governors setup legal committee to address arbitrary, illegal deduction from federation account

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors Forum has set up legal committee to address arbitrary and illegal deduction from federal account.

Sokoto governor signs N164 billion 2020 revised appropriation bill into law

Sokoto State Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has signed a revised 2020 Appropriation Bill amounting to over N164 billion into law.

Governor Tambuwal describes bond between Kano, Gwandu Emirate as historical

The age-long relationship between the ancient kingdom of Gwandu and that of Kano is still subsisting as it is now further strengthened by intermarriage, commerce, scholarship, and many other factors.

Governor Tambuwal : Let us come together to rescue education in the North

Gov. Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State has called on stakeholders in the Northern region of the country to pool resources and capacity in order to rescue the area from its backwardness in terms of education.
Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state on Friday inaugurated a 10-member committee to investigative alleged killing of two persons by men of Nigerian Air Force in Mabera area of Sokoto metropolis.

Eid: Sokoto governor felicitates with Muslims, salutes health workers

The Governor of Sokoto State Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has felicitated with Muslims as they celebrate Eidel Fitri.

Sokoto governor urges citizens to be steadfast, imbibe culture of compassion at Sallah

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto state has called on Nigerians to be steadfast and imbibe the culture of compassion as they celebrate the eid el fitr amidst the pandemic.

Sokoto coronavirus taskforce implores Muslims to abide by Sultan’s directives

The Sokoto State Chairman Taskforce against COVID-19, Dr Muhammed Ali Inname, has urged residents of the state to take cognizance of social distance and other medical experts advice while celebrating this year’s eid-el-Fitri festival.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila on the floor, moving a bill on the Repeal of Quarantine Act, 2004 at plenary yesterday at National Assembly Abuja. . Photo by Gbemiga Olamikan. 2

Infectious Diseases Bill: House of Reps want Governor Tambuwal excluded from consultative meeting

House of Representatives last night called for the disqualification of Sokoto Governor, Aminu Tambuwal in the proposed consultative meeting with the Nigeria Governors Forum, NGF over the controversial Infectious Disease Bill, saying he was biased towards the development.
The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) and the Federal Government have commenced a Human Capital Development (HCD) plan towards moving 24 million Nigerians out of poverty before 2030.

Governors want controversial infectious diseases bill ‘stepped down’

The 36 state governors under the aegis of the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) have criticised the controversial Control of Infectious Diseases Bill, sponsored by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila.

Sokoto governor’s aide appeals for federal government support

A senior special assistant to Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State, Alhaji Yusuf Dingyadi, has called on the Federal Government to give technical support to the governor so as to tackle the menace of COVID-19 in the state effectively.
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Nigeria governors meet Wednesday on quick way out of coronavirus effects

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum says it will meet on Wednesday to review the situation of COVID-19 pandemic in various states, and as well find paths for a quick way out of the effects of the pandemic.
The West African regional bloc, Ecowas, is choosing collective action to save its nearly Sh400 million people from the spiralling effects of the novel coronavirus disease (Covid-19)

Sokoto records three coronavirus deaths, nine new confirmed cases

The governor said: “it is with a heavy heart that I have to break this news to you this evening, of the results of tests carried out by the National Centre for Diseases Control (NCDC) at the laboratory here in Usman Danfodio University Teaching Hospital (UDUTH), whereby 18 tests were carried out.”

Sokoto warns against congregational preaching during Ramadan

Sokoto state Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has warned against congregating in a large assembly in the guise of the usual preaching and voluntary midnight prayers during the holy month of Ramadan.

Over 3,800 Sokoto residents get federal government’s conditional N20,000 cash – coordinator

The Coordinator, Federal Government conditional cash transfer programme in Sokoto State, Prince Zayyanu Shuni said no fewer than 3,802 Sokoto residents have benefited in the ongoing covid-19 palliative measures across the country

Sokoto to close inter-state roads for two weeks

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State has directed the closure of all inter-state routes as part of precautionary measures to curtail the outbreak of Covid-19 in the state.
Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state on Friday inaugurated a 10-member committee to investigative alleged killing of two persons by men of Nigerian Air Force in Mabera area of Sokoto metropolis.

Governor Tambuwal calls on local investors to invest in Sokoto

The Sokoto State Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has solicited the support of local investors to invest in the state and help in bolstering its economy and that of the nation at large.
Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has urged supporters of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and electorate to shun violence and exhibit high sense of maturity during and after Saturday’s rerun election in the state.

Sokoto: No more cash payment of tax

Sokoto State Governor, Rt. Hon Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, has declared the payment of tax or any form of state revenue by cash in the state as null and void that will not be tolerated henceforth.

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