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Governor Tambuwal urges Sokoto farmers to engage in rainy season farming

The Sokoto State Governor, Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal, has called on farmers in the state to engage actively in rainy season farming.

Federal government raises alarm over continuous shrinking of Goronyo dam

The Minister of Water Resources, Mr Suleiman Adamu, on Thursday raised an alarm over continuous shrinking of Goronyo Dam in Sokoto.

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.

Sokoto farmers gets over N1bn fertilizer subsidy

Sokoto state government said it will spend the sum of N1.4 billion to subsidise the price of fertilizer for its farmers in the 2018 cropping season.Sokoto state government said it will spend the sum of N1.4 billion to subsidise the price of fertilizer for its farmers in the 2018 cropping season.

Sultan calls for devolution of economy, not restructuring of Nigeria

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, on Monday called on Nigerians to focus on devolution of economy rather than restructuring the country.

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Fashola announces collapse of Jalingo-Wukari bridge

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Masqueraders defy Olubadan, visit new kings

Ibadan masqueraders have defied an order of the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji, Aje Ogungunniso I, that they should not dance for new kings in the city, during the ongoing masquerade festival.