• Clock Ticks Against Education Backwardness Of Sokoto

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    ANKELI EMMANUEL writes that Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has established himself as a man who wants to leave a strong legacy of education in his state-first with his lion share outlay for education in his two budgets- his declaration of state of emergency on education and the unprecedented law in the state that is about…

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  • Nigerians Are Hungry Because They Are Lazy – Sultan

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    The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, yesterday, attributed the current economic recession and hunger to laziness of leaders and the people. The Sultan made the remark during the 22nd National Ummah Convention in Sokoto. The convention which has as its theme: “Agriculture: Panacea to Nigeria’s Economic Recession”, was aimed at addressing the cognate…

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  • Shagari Advocates More Funding For NOUN

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    Former president, Alhaji Shehu Shagari yesterday appealed to the  federal government not to relent on its oars in  funding of education in the country. Shehu Shagari who made the appeal when the Vice Chancellor, National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) Prof. Abdallah Ubah Adamu paid him a courtesy call in his Sama Road resident within…

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  • PMB Has Successfully Tackled Insurgency, Says Tambuwal

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    Barely half -term into the first tenure of President Muhammadu Buhari’s- led administration, the worrisome degree of insurgency has been successfully tackled, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has divulged. Tambuwal, who is the governor of Sokoto State spoke yesterday while declaring open a 4 Days workshop for all the 23 local government councillors, directors of personnel, finance,…

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  • Boy, 13, Commits Suicide In Sokoto

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    Wonders they said shall never end as residents of Dambua area within Sokoto state metropolis still find it difficult to understand why a 13  years old boy would commit suicide by hanging. The 13 years old boy, who was before the incident a Junior secondary  school student was said to have hung himself right in…

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  • FG, States Battle New Wave Of Meningitis, Tuberculosis

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    Some state governments have joined forces with the federal government in the bid to tackle the outbreak of the Cerebrospinal Meningitis (CSM) in the country. The federal government had on Thursday said it was leading an outbreak response team which will mount surveillance, detect and strengthen the prevention of the spread of the deadly disease…

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  • Meningitis Kills 5 In Sokoto

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    No fewer than five persons have so far been confirmed dead and two others currently responding to treatment following outbreak of Cerebro Spinal Meningitis( CSM) in Gada local government area of Sokoto State. The outbreak which was initially attributed to strange ailment was however confirmed to be CSM after a cerebro spinal fluid samples was…

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  • Tambuwal Flags Off N1.56bn Fadama III Scheme

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    Sokoto State governor ,Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has flagged off this year’s Fadama III dry season intervention in the state . The event, which held at Kurfi village of Kware LGA, will cover the 23 local government councils with a combined cost of N1.56 billion. The programme is aimed at distribution of agricultural inputs equipment, agro-chemicals…

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  • 2018 Census Will Be Biometric Based – FG

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    The Sokoto State federal commissioner, National Population Commission, Barrister Muhammadu Aminu Jason has divulged that the 2018 census will be biometric based to avoid human errors. Aminu insisted that, as a prelude the commission will today commence the third phase of Enumeration Area Demarcation (EAD) in Illela local government area of Sokoto State. According to…

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