Coal in Commercial Quantity Discovered in Sokoto

​By Abdallah el-Kurebe Coal deposits in commercial quantity has been discovered in Sokoto state, a boost to federal government’s efforts to diversify Nigeria’s economy to agriculture and solid minerals. Other solid minerals so far discovered and awaiting exploration include phosphate for making fertilizer, gold, limestone, gypsum, iron ore, copper, columbite, tantalite, zinc, kaolin among others….

Army Council Establishes 8th Division in Sokoto

By Abdallah el-Kurebe  The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Yusuf Buratai has disclosed that the Nigerian Army Council has approved the establishment of the 8th Army Division in Sokoto. He disclosed this in Sokoto on Sunday when he paid condolence visit on the Governor of Sokoto state, Aminu Tambuwal over the death of late…

Construction of Organic Fertilizer Plant Begins in Sokoto

​ Gov. Tambuwal inspecting the Fertilizer Plant By Abdallah el-Kurebe Construction of a N250 million organic fertiliser plant that would produce 15,000 metric tonnes of fertiliser annually as well as provide over 20,000 jobs has begun in Sokoto. Inspecting the progress of work done so far at the site, Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal said 100 percent…