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Sokoto to Disburse N4.5 Billion Soft Loan to Farmers
The Sokoto State government is to disburse N4.5 billion as soft loans to cassava, rice and tomatoes farmers.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Sokoto State Executive Council Okays Mass Defection To APC
The Sokoto State Executive Council on Monday approved mass defection of the people of the state to the All Progressives Congress .
Amaechi, Kwankwaso, Others Defection Irreversible - APC
The All Progressives Congress on Monday denied speculations that two of its recently defected governors - Aliyu Wamakko of Sokoto State Rabiu Kwankwaso of Kano State will return to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, saying their move to the opposition is 'irreversible'.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Peace: Now Is The Time To 'Walk The Talk', Says Sultan
The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa'ad Abubakar III, has urged Nigerians to match words with actions to enable the nation achieve enduring peace and unity.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Kebbi Govt. To Revive Comatose Argungu Fishing Festival In 2014
The statement stated that the festival would hold in the first quarter of 2014, adding that the Deputy Governor, Alhaji Ibrahim Aliyu, would chair the Main Organising Committee.
Amaechi, Okonjo-Iweala in Fresh War of Words Over Nigeria's Crude Oil Earnings
Rivers Governor challenges minister to tell Nigerians how much the nation earned from oil sales in the last one year The Rivers State Government on Thursday challenged the Finance Minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala , to disclose publicly how much oil Nigeria produces, the price it is being sold and how much the country earned from crude oil sales in the ... (more)
Thu Dec 05, 2013
SEC clamps down on 3 illegal companies, warns fraudsters to stop malpractices
The Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, weekend revealed that it has clampdown on three illegal companies operating in the country and warned fraudsters to desist from such illegal practices or face the wrath of law.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Late Deji Of Akure Was An 'Extremely' Detribalized, Peace Loving Nigerian - Sultan
The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa'ad Abubakar, has described the late Deji of Akure, Oba Adebiyi Adesida, as an extremely detribalised Nigerian, whose love for peaceful co-existence was unparalleled.
Nigeria: Senate Seeks Seven Years Jail Term for Social Media Critics
The Senate has reached an advanced stage to pass a bill that seeks seven years jail term for social media critics found guilty of inciting the public against the government.
JNI Calls For Release Of Kogi Varsity Lecturer Arrested In Connection With Boko Haram
The Jama'atu Nasril Islam led by the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Abubakar Sa'ad III yesterday called for the immediate release of a lecturer with the Kogi State University, Dr. Muhammad Nazeef Yunus, who was arrested by officials of the State Security Service on allegations that he was the recruitment officer for radical Islamic sect, Boko Haram.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Senators, judges were poor during our time - Spanner Okpozo
Senator Spanner Okpozo is a Second Republic senator and Niger Delta leader who does not need much introduction.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
APC vs PDP: The battle on ground
Rivers Rivers State is the only Southern state among the five states whose governors are decamping to the All Progressives Congress, APC.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Nigeria: Sokoto Approves N30 Million for Mass Wedding
Governor Aliyu Wamakko of Sokoto State has approved N30 million for a planned mass wedding in the state.
Excess crude account: Give statistics, not semantics, Nyako tells FG
Governor Murtala Nyako of Adamawa State has challenged the presidency to give facts and figures on the alleged depletion of the Excess Crude Account, saying that the use of semantics against Governor Rotimi Amaechi was largely unhelpful.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
DPR seals 30 filling stations in Sokoto, Kebbi States
The Department of Petroleum Resources sealed 30 filling stations in Sokoto and Kebbi States between January and November because of various offences.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
AMAECHI: Audacity of conviction and NGF's parley in Sokoto
In what was termed a retreat, the Nigeria Governors' Forum, NGF, led by Governor Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers State, chose to prick the conscience of the Federal Government of Nigeria in its handling of the nation's finances in a manner that is somewhat opaque.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Nigeria: Amaechi Mocks Presidency - For President Jonathan, I6 Is Bigger Than 19
According to Gulak, the President does not recognize Governor Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers State as the duly elected Chairman of the Nigeria's Governor Forum , hence his refusal to attend to give the keynote speech, despite his being invited.
Nigeria: FG Replies Amaechi On 'Missing' U.S.$5 Billion
The Federal Ministry of Finance yesterday denied making secret withdrawals from the Excess Crude Account without the knowledge of state governments.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
Jonathan's power sector reform beckons economic renaissance
IT is an unfortunate reality of our times that many Nigerians have become experts at disapproving.
Away with population terrorism
By Ochereome Nnanna MY attitude to any notion of a constitutional conference is that it should be used as an instrument for achieving a peaceful revolution.