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Tambuwal: We’re Tackling Water Shortages In Sokoto

By   /  March 16, 2018  /  North-West  /  No Comments

Sokoto state government said it has devised strategies to tackle the current water scarcity bedeviling the state capital and parts of some major towns across the state.   Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal stated this when he inspected water levels at Goronyo dam which experts say have depleted by as much as 90 percent of its […]

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Court Stops Kaduna State Govt From Taking Any Action Against Hunkuyi’s House

By   /  March 6, 2018  /  North-West  /  No Comments

The Kaduna State High Court on Monday gave an order restricting Kaduna State government and its agency, KADGIS from taking any action in respect of the bill against the house of Senator Suleiman Hunkuyi, a representative of Kaduna North Senatorial District in the Nigerian Senate.   Justice Kurada of the Kaduna State High granted an […]

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Sokoto To Construct 1000 Tube Wells To Tackle Drought In Farms

By   /  March 4, 2018  /  North-West  /  No Comments

Sokoto government said it will construct 1000 tube wells so as to provide enough water to farm lands for the 2018 irrigation season in the state.   Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal stated this on Saturday in Sokoto.   “The water levels in our dams are very low and will not be enough to serve the […]

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Sokoto Doubles Incentive For Wheat, Garlic, Sesame Farmers

By   /  March 1, 2018  /  North-West  /  No Comments

Sokoto state government said it has introduced additional incentives to farmers to in bid boost cultivation of wheat, sesame, garlic and onion in the state.   Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal stated this when he inspected a wheat farm at Taloka, Goronyo LGA.   The 43 hectre farm is supported by the state government and is […]

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Tambuwal Appoints Special Advisers on Infrastructure, Poultry Development, others

By   /  February 26, 2018  /  North-West  /  No Comments

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has approved the appointment of Hon Umar Bature and Architect Ibrahim Al-Mustapha as Special Advisers on Cooperation and Integration and Infrastructure respectively.   Similarly, Alhaji Akibu Dalhatu has been appointed Special Adviser on Public Enlightenment and Mobilisation, and Dr. Rabi’u Alkali is the new Adviser on Poultry Development while Aminu Hassan […]

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Sokoto Govt To Assist School For Kids Made Orphans By Boko Haram

By   /  February 26, 2018  /  North-West  /  No Comments

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has promised to render every assistance possible to a school founded by a Sokoto-based philanthropist to cater for over 150 children orphaned by Boko Haram.   The school, established by Alhaji Umarun Kwabo, will provide shelter, clothing and basic Islamic  and Western education to the children in Sokoto, away from the […]

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Sokoto Govt. Introduces Tractor Hire Scheme

By   /  February 23, 2018  /  North-West  /  No Comments

Sokoto state government said it will start a tractor hire scheme to boost mechanization in farms and assist farmers to enhance their production capacity.   Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal stated this in Kware LGA when he inspected agricultural processing machines to be distributed to farmers under the state’s FADAMA III additional funding scheme.   “We […]

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Sokoto Farmers Get N1.4 Billion Fertilizer Subsidy

By   /  February 22, 2018  /  North-West  /  No Comments

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. Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal stated this in Sabon Birni LGA at the flag-off of fertilizer sales for dry season farming and distribution of improved seeds to farmers across the […]

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‘Dangote’s Sokoto Rice Factory Ready This Year’

By   /  February 21, 2018  /  North-West  /  No Comments

The Dangote Rice Processing Mill, with a production capacity of 250,000 metric tonnes per annum, will be ready in Sokoto State this year. The Group Executive Director, Stakeholders Management and Corporate Communications of Dangote Group, Mr. Mansur Ahmed, made this known during a visit to Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal in Sokoto. “We have already identified […]

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Sokoto Partners World Bank On 500km Rural Roads

By   /  February 20, 2018  /  North-West  /  No Comments

Sokoto state government has signed an agreement with the World Bank for the construction of 500km rural roads across the state. This was disclosed by the state commissioner of finance, Malam Saidu Umar, in a statement issued to reporters in Sokoto Monday. “The agreement covers different locations spread across the three senatorial zones of Sokoto […]

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