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Sultan Abubakar asks Nigerians to pray for leaders

The Sultan of Sokoto Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, on Saturday urged Nigerians to pray for leaders to succeed in delivering the mandate entrusted in them by the people.

Security agencies in Sokoto, Kaduna, Katsina, Zamfara collaborate to tackle crime

Security agencies in Sokoto, Katsina, Kaduna and Zamfara states say they are collaborating to tackle criminality in their areas of operation.

Governor Tambuwal: How we’re tackling water shortages in Sokoto

Sokoto state government said it has devised strategies to tackle the current water scarcity bedevilling the state capital and parts of some major towns across the state.

Federal govt begins distribution of inputs to 9,500 rice farmers in Sokoto

The Distribution of farming inputs to rice farmers by the Federal Government has commenced in Gwadabawa Local Government area of Sokoto State.

Federal govt approves new water, irrigation projects

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved multiple projects for the Ministry of Water Resources to increase the scope of irrigable land in the country.

Sokoto govt distributes 45,000 desks to schools

Sokoto state government said it has distributed a total of 45,926 desks to various schools across the 23 local government areas of the state from 2015 to the end of 2017.

Sokoto distributes 22 boats to enhance transportation

Sokoto State Government has provided 22 boats to enhance inland water transportation in the state, an official said on Tuesday.

Governor Tambuwal to create energy ministry

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State said on Friday that his administration would create Ministry of Energy in 2018 to facilitate project execution in the energy sector in the state.

Governor Tambuwal presents N220bn budget for 2018 fiscal year

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal Thursday presented the 2018 budget to the Sokoto State House of Assembly with a total estimate of N220 billion earmarked to be spent by the government.

Saudi court jails Sokoto pilgrim 3 months for claiming ownership of found purse

A Sharia Court in Makkah, Saudi Arabia, has sentenced a pilgrim from Goronyo Local Government in Sokoto State, Alhaji Mamman Alhaji Lugga Kwakwazo, to three months in prison for claiming a purse he found at the Holy Mosque in Makkah.

Sokoto govt approves N1.4bn township road projects

The Sokoto State Executive Council has approved the execution of road projects worth N1.4 billion within Sokoto metropolis and some selected locations across the state.

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Jubilation in Comrade Oshiomhole camp as APC holds national convention

The Campaign office of Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, sole candidate for national chairmanship position of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) was a beehive of activities on Friday as delegates from the states who arrived Abuja for the party’s National Convention besieged his office located in Aso Drive area to felicitate with him.