Customs Won’t Succeed Without the Media, Compt. Madugu

By ‎Abdallah el-Kurebe  ‎ The new Comptroller of the Nigeria Customs ‎Service in charge of Sokoto, Kebbi and Zamfara, Alhaji Sani Madugu has said that without the support of the Media in the pursuit of the service’s mandate, no success would be achieved. He said this when he paid courtesy visit to the Nigeria Union of…

Sokoto SIEC Fixes March 12 For LG Elections

Ballot box By ‎Abdallah el-Kurebe  ‎The Sokoto state Independent Electoral Commission (SIEC) has fixed March 12, 2016 for the conduct of local government elections. This was made known by the Chairman of the Commission, Usman Abubakar‎ in a Press release signed and issued on Thursday. According to him, the new date was arrived at after all arrangements…

Sokoto Intensifies Surveillance For Lasa Fever

L-R: Sokoto State Commissioner of Health, Dr. Balarabe Shehu Kakale, taking Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal and other officials round State Specialists Hospital to assess Sokoto’s readiness to handle possible outbreak of lassa fever. By Abdallah el-Kurebe Sokoto government said it has intensified surveillance across the state in efforts to contain the spread of lassa fever….

Sokoto Police Launches FSARS

By Abdallah el-Kurebe The Sokoto state Command of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has launched the newly transformed Federal Special Anti-rubbery Squad (FSARS). At the launch, which took place at the headquarters of the Mobile Police, 23 officers demonstrated the newly acquired skills as SARS. ‎Commissioner of Police, Salihu Fagge said that the trained squad was…

Poverty Eradication: 4000 Benefit From Sokoto Govt’s Intervention

By Abdallah el-Kurebe Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal Tamuwal presenting a cheque of N40,000 to a widow, Hajiya Inno Nagoda, in Illela, Sokoto State. After a six months intensive training on poultry, animal breeding and fish farming, Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has presented a cheque of N40,000 each as start up capital to 575 beneficiaries as…

Gov. Tambuwal To Unearth Ghost Workers

By Abdallah el-Kurebe  In order to fish-out ghost from genuine workers, governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has disclosed that his administration would carry out verification of staff to ascertain the true number of workers on public payroll at the state and local government levels. The governor disclosed this when he hosted the National President of Nigerian Union…

TSA: Sokoto Uncovers N1.5bn In 100 Idle Accounts

By ‎Abdallah el-Kurebe  ‎Within two weeks after the formal introduction of the Treasury Single Accounting (TSA) system in Sokoto, the state government said it has uncovered a whooping sum of N1.5 billion lying idle in 100 dormant accounts belonging to it in various commercial banks in the country. The state Commissioner of Finance, Alhaji Umar Saidu…