Posts Tagged ‘Sokoto State Government’

Inauguration: Security Operatives Bar, Journalists, Party Supporters from Accessing Sokoto Assembly

by Ikokwu Ikembaon June 11, 2019
Journalists and party supporters were barred by security men from accessing the Sokoto State House of Assembly complex Tuesday to witness the inauguration of the lawmakers. Policemen, Department of State Services (DSS) and Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) personnel were deployed in the assembly premises. When THISDAY enquired from one of the NSCDC […]

Sokoto State Government has not disbanded Hisbah

by Breaking Timeson January 9, 2017
The Sokoto state government has denied reports that the state’s Hisbah commission was disbanded. The statement signed by Bashir Garba, secretary to the state government, reads; The attention of Sokoto State Government has been drawn to stories in the media to the effect that the State Hisbah Commission has been disbanded. The Government wishes to […]

In Sokoto, Nigeria’s Only LGA Without a Secondary School Gets One

by Breaking Timeson June 26, 2016
The only local government area in Nigeria without a secondary school has just secured one, thanks to Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State. Gudu LGA in Sokoto State has suffered the misfortune of having some of the worst statistics in education in the world. Apart from having the ignominy of not having a senior […]

Sokoto State Bans Street Begging

by Breaking Timeson April 25, 2016
The Sokoto State Government, on Monday announced that it plans to ban street begging across the state. The state Deputy Governor, Alhaji Ahmad Aliyu, who made the announcement said the government would engage the beggars into more useful activities to make them self-reliant. Aliyu said while inaugurating the distribution of Zakkat to the needy at […]