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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.

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.

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 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.

Governors hail Melee Kyari’s appointment as NNPC boss

The Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF) has hailed and totally endorsed the appointment of Mr Melee Kyari as the new Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), even as the national oil company has equally expressed its readiness to continuously work with them in the urgent task of growing crude oil production, growing renewable energy and expanding the revenue base of Nigeria.

Governor Tambuwal: We’ll take Sokoto to enviable heights

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto state has pledged his government’s commitment to executing viable projects aimed at taking the state to an enviable height.
Sokoto State Governor, Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal

Governor Tambuwal dissovles cabinet, seeks forgiveness

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto state on Tuesday announced the dissolution of members of his cabinet, Special Advisers and all political appointees whose tenure have expired as he seeks forgiveness of all.
Kayode Fayemi

Governor Fayemi elected new NGF chairman

The Nigerian Governors Forum has elected Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti state as the new chairman of the forum.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Sokoto rerun: We’ll reclaim our stolen mandate – APC chairman

Poised to reverse the outcome of the rerun results, the Turakin Achida and Chairman, All Progressives Congress (APC), Sokoto state chapter, Alhaji Isa Sadiq Achida, has said the party’s Gubernatorial mandate allegedly stolen by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), under the shameful and physical supervision of Governor Aminu Waziiri Tambuwal would soon be retrieved.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Sokoto: We will reclaim our stolen mandate – APC chairman

The Chairman of the Sokoto State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Isa Sadiq Achida, has assured their supporters that, the party’s Gubernatorial mandate stolen by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), under the physical supervision of Governor Aminu Waziiri Tambuwal would soon be retrieved.
Sokoto State Governor, Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal

Governor Tambuwal: APC uses federal machinery to suppress voters in Sokoto

Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, has alleged that the main opposition party in the state, the All Progressives Congress (APC), used every available federal government machinery against his candidature in the just concluded general elections.

INEC issues certificate of return to Governor Tambuwal, deputy, 30 lawmakers-elect in Sokoto

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday issued certificates of return to Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, his Deputy, Alhaji Dan’Iya Manir, and 30 members-elect of the state House of Assembly in Sokoto.

Sokoto elections: PDP attacks APC, ask party to accept defeat

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in Sokoto State, has advised the opposition party in the State, All Progressive Congress (APC), to accept the outcome of the election and the popularity of its candidate.

Senator Wamakko, Ahmed Aliyu deny calling Governor Tambuwal

The leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Sokoto State, Senator Aliyu Wamakko, and APC Gubernatorial Candidate, Ahmed Aliyu, have denied the rumour that the duo called Governor Aminu Tambuwal on his re-election on Sunday.

Sokoto rerun: Governor Tambuwal’s supporters celebrate ahead of INEC’s final result

Supporters of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Sokoto State have converged on Government House, Sokoto, for a wild jubilation.
[FILES] A man has his thumb print verified through the window to vote at a polling station in Kano, commercial capital of northern Nigeria, on February 23, 2019. – Nigeria began counting votes in presidential elections, even as many people had yet to even cast their ballot because of delays in the opening of polling units and problems with staffing and technology. Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) last week announced a one-week delay to the election, just hours before it was due to get under way. The presidential contest will see incumbent Muhammadu Buhari (APC) seek to win a second four-year term against former vice president Atiku Abubakar (PDP). (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP)

Tension as rerun polls hold in four states

There is palpable tension in Benue, Plateau, Sokoto and Kano states as thousands of voters in selected polling units file out this morning to conclude the elections that will determine winners of the governorship polls in the states.

Sokoto rerun: Army to enforce restriction order – GOC

The General Officer Commanding, Nigerian Army, 8 Division Sokoto, Major General Hakeem Oladapo Otiki, on Friday gave the warning during the interactive session with journalists in Sokoto.

PDP: We’ll surely recover our presidential mandate

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said on Tuesday that the party would surely recover the presidential mandate given to its candidate, Atiku Abubakar.

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Conservationists: Nigeria down to 300 elephants

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Lobi Stars’ Dare Ojo close to Akwa United move

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