Tag Archives: Sokoto Basin

Tambuwal seeks partners, foreign funds on oil exploration in Sokoto

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has said that his administration will support the Federal Government in ensuring success of exploration activities in the Sokoto Basin. According to him, the Governors of Sokoto, Kebbi, Zamfara and Katsina states are willing to partner with relevant agencies to facilitate the exploration of both ethanol and hydrocarbon resources in the basin. He stated this on ...

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Sokoto embarks on statewide mineral exploration project

The Sokoto State Government says it has commenced a statewide accelerated exploration project, which will look at the minerals distribution, quantity, quality and size of deposits. It would also look at possible reserve estimation and evaluation of general characteristics of Sokoto Basin, Commissioner of Solid Minerals and Natural Resources Development, Bello Muhammad, said. He disclosed this at the Regional Technology ...

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