News - Sokoto State Governor

Tambuwal Wins Re-election

5 months ago /
Politics 

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state on Sunday survived the tough challenge of Ahmed Aliyu and his godfather, Senator Aliyu Wamakko, of the All Progressives Congress, APC,  to win re-election for a second term.

Why INEC Declared Sokoto Governorship Election Inconclusive

6 months ago /
Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has declared March 9 Governorship election in Sokoto State inconclusive.

FG To Immortalise Shagari

8 months ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government is to institute a memorial to immortalize the country's first Executive President, Alhaji Shehu Shagari, who passed away Friday December 28, 2018, aged 93.

Atiku, Saraki, Kwankwaso, Nine Others Vie For PDP Presidential Ticket

11 months ago /
Politics 

Twelve top politicians of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) today vie for the party’s presidential ticket.

PDP Alleges Plot To Truncate Its National Convention

11 months ago /
Politics 

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, says it has uncovered a plot by the APC-led government to disrupt its national convention scheduled to hold in Port Harcourt on Saturday, October 6.       

Tambuwal Condoles With Dickson

12 months ago /
Politics 

Sokoto state governor, Aminu Tambuwal says all those vying for the presidential ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party should work with the aim of salvaging the country and support whoever emerges as the party's standard bearer.

Provide Employment If You Become President, Ayade Tells Bafarawa

1 year ago /
Politics 

Cross River State Governor, Prof Ben Ayade has advised a Presidential hopeful, Attahiru Bafarawa to provide Employment Opportunities for the  teeming Unemployed Nigerian Youths, should he become President of the Country come 2019.

PDP National Working Committee Meets With Presidential Aspirants

1 year ago /
Politics 

Presidential aspirants of the Peoples Democratic Party, have assured of peaceful electioneering ahead of the presidential primaries scheduled to hold 5th and 6th of October, 2018.

PDP’s Goal Is To Win 2019 Presidential Election- Tambuwal

1 year ago /
Politics 

Sokoto state governor Aminu Tambuwal says the goal of the People’s Democratic Party is to win the 2019 Presidential elections. 

We Will Not Be Intimidated - PDP Tells APC

1 year ago /
Politics 

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, wants leaders of the party to remain focused and resolute in the face of intimidation by the All Progressives Congress, APC.

Wike Says Governor Tambuwal’s Defection Is A Good Omen

1 year ago /
Nation 

River state Governor Nyesom Wike has described the defection of his Sokoto state counterpart Aminu Tambuwal from the APC to the PDP as a good omen for Nigeria’s democracy.

FG Re-Arraigns Dasuki Again

1 year ago /

The Federal Government has again re-arraigned the former national security adviser, Sambo Dasuki, Rtd, on  a 25-count amended charge.

Tambuwal Visits Niger Republic President, Seeks Cooperation In Trade

2 years ago /
Nation 

Sokoto State Governor,  Aminu Tambuwal, Monday met with the President of Niger Republic, Mahamadou Issoufou at the Presidential Palace in Niamey, the Niger Capital. The two leaders discussed issues of cooperation and mutual benefit to their citizens. This was contained in a  statement issued by Tambuwal’s spokesman, Malam Imam Imam, made available...

Atiku, Dogara Seek Scrapping Of State Electoral Commission

2 years ago /
Nation 

Former Nigerian vice president, Atiku Abubakar and speaker house of representatives, Yakubu Dogara want state independent electoral commissions to be abolished, as part of moves to grant full autonomy to local government councils. While they described as illegal the caretaker chairmen system by some governors, they are also calling for the...

Sokoto: Court Set June 23 For Judgment On Tambuwal’s Election

2 years ago /
Politics 

The fate of the Sokoto State Governor Aminu Tambuwal and the All Progressives Congress governorship aspirant Umar Dahiru in the 2015 general elections will be finally determined on the 23rd of June 2017,  when judgment in the legal Tussle over Sokoto Governorship seat will be delivered  A Federal High Court in...

Tambuwal Urges Security Agencies To Beef Up Security In Sokoto State

2 years ago /
Security 

The Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal, has called on security agencies to intensify security of lives and property across the state. The Governor made the call on Tuesday when he commiserated with a businessman, Nura Gani, in Sokoto State. He stated that the security agencies are discharging their duties diligently and responsibly. ”...

Support FG's New Grazing Policy, Tambuwal Appeals To Southern States

3 years ago /
Nation  Security 

Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, has urged states in the southern part of the country to support federal government's plan to introduce grazing reserves in order to tackle clashes between herdsmen and some communities in the country. "Introduction of the new grazing policy, especially in Northern states, is a logical...

Tambuwal: Why North West Governors Met On Agriculture Action Plan

3 years ago /

Closer collaboration among all stakeholders and regional integration are key ingredients for the expansion and sustenance of agricultural activities in the North West geo-political zone of the country, Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, has said. Speaking during a high level meeting of the governors of the region on agriculture action...

Tamabuwal Mourns Oba Of Benin

3 years ago /
Oddities 

Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, has described the late Oba of Benin, Erediauwa Omo n’Oba n’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, as a committed nationalist and traditional ruler par excellence whose reign brought tremendous progress to Benin Kingdom in particular and Edo State in general. In a message of condolence issued in Sokoto...

Tambuwal: Nigeria Accounts For 40% Of Global Malaria Deaths

3 years ago /
Health 

Nigeria alone accounts for over 40 percent of the estimated total malaria deaths globally, a situation that is not only alarming, but must be tackled for any meaningful development to occur, Sokoto state Governor, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, has said. Speaking in Sokoto Monday during events to mark this year's...


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