Tambuwal Swears Commissioners, Assigns Portfolios

By Abdallah el-Kurebe  Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State, Monday evening tasked newly-sworn-in commissioners to see themselves as servants of the people and shun all acts that would be inimical to the unity and progress of the state. Held without prior notice, fanfare and in a near-empty hall at the Government House, the event…

NEPAD to Support Togo on Biosafety Regulatory Frameworks

By Abdallah el-Kurebe The New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) has pledged Togo on regulatory frameworks in the area of the advancement of science, technology and innovation in the country. A high-level advocacy team led by Prof. Aggrey Ambali, who represented the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of NEPAD Agency and the Michigan State University, expressed…

Customs Generates N247.4m in Two Months in Sokoto

By Abdallah el-Kurebe  For the first time ever in the history of Sokoto Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service, the Command has recorded an unprecedented achievement by generating the sum of N247,423,000‎ in two months. Under the leadership if the new Area Comptroller, Kabiru Muhammed whi assumed office in the first week of August…

All Pilgrims Will Be Accounted For, Says Gov. Tambuwal

By Abdallah el-Kurebe ‎ Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state has assured that all Nigerian Pilgrims to this year’s Hajj in Saudi Arabia would be accounted for in spite of the tragedy that killed so many pilgrims there. Tambuwal spoke on Thursday when he visited families of those pilgrims from the state that were affected…