Optimise Use of Mini-Dams For Sustainable Energy, Sen. Gobir Advises FG

‎By Abdallah el-Kurebe  ‎Ibrahim Abdullahi Gobir, the Senator representing Sokoto East senatorial zone has called on Nigerian Federal government to optimise use of the existing mini dams across the country in order to heighten the electricity access of all Nigerians. The senator, who is also a‎ chartered electrical engineer, told Newsdiaryonline in an exclusive interview…

Insecurity: Sokoto To Conduct Census Of Home Owners, Tenants in Sokoto

By Abdallah el-Kurebe  ‎ In order to keep comprehensive records and ensuring the true identity of home owners and tenants in Sokoto state, Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has said that state government would compel home owners to make proper documentation of tenants. T‎he measure, viewed as necessary in view of the precarious security situation in…

GM And Seed Industry Eye West Africa’s Lucrative Cowpea Seed Market – ACB

The African Centre for Biodiversity (ACB) has today released a new report titled, GM and seed industry eye Africa’s lucrative cowpea seed markets: The political economy of cowpea in Nigeria, Burkina Faso, Ghana and Malawi.  The report shows a strong interest by the seed industry in commercialising cowpea seed production and distribution in West Africa,…

Painting The Picture of Tambuwal’s Cabinet

By Abdallah el-Kurebe The delay by Sokoto state’s Governor Aminu Tambuwal to form his cabinet has triggered debate as to the calibre of persons that would, at the end of selection, become members of the Executive Council (EXCO) of the state. While party faithfuls want the governor to consider members of the All Progressive Congress…

New Cotton Variety Proves Positive In Northern Ghana

By Abdallah el-Kurebe ‎ A new variety of Bacillus Thuringiensis (BT) Cotton, which underwent trial in northern Ghana has proved successive, Dr. Emmanuel Chamba, a scientist at the Yam and Cotton Breeding Programme of the Savanna Agricultural Research Institute (SARI), has confirmed. ‎ The trial of the Bt cotton, which was carried out in the…

Sokoto Partners USAID For Development

By Abdallah el-Kurebe  Sokoto State Government has expressed her preparedness to partner with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) for developing the state. ‎Speaking when he received the USAID Mission Director, Michael Harvey at Government House, Sokoto on Wednesday, Governor Aminu Tambuwal said that the state government was ready to ‎collaborate with the…

CSE PRESS RELEASE: China To Cut Carbon Emission

Chinese INDCs, although ambitious, will not keep global temperature rise below 2 degrees Celsius, says CSE   China has announced its pledge to cut carbon emissions before the Paris climate meeting to be held at the end of this year.   The INDCs are less ambitious compared to the pledges it had made in Cancun…