Tag Archives: Sokoto

NCS intercepts smuggled rice concealed in petrol tank

The Nigeria Customs Service, says it has arrested a suspect in Sokoto who allegedly smuggled 460 bags of imported rice concealed in a petrol tank. The Comptroller for Sokoto, Kebbi and Zamfara Command of NCS, Nasir Ahmad, made the disclosure to newsmen on Friday in Sokoto. Ahmad said the smuggled items, which were intercepted along Sokoto-Illela road, had N7.8 million ...

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Establishment of rice mill: Sokoto donates land to Dangote

GovernorbAminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State, on Wednesday, promised to handover 27 hectares of land for immediate establishment of Dangote Rice Mill in the state as the company prepares for production this year. Tambuwal stated this when he received a delegation from Dangote Industries Limited led by Mansur Ahmed, Director, Stakeholder Relations and Corporate Communications in Sokoto. The governor pledged his ...

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Four states to partner with FG on oil exploration

Governors of Sokoto, Kebbi, Zamfara and Katsina states say they are willing to partner with the Federal Government to facilitate the exploration of both ethanol and hydrocarbon resources in the Sokoto Basin.  The Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal, said this, adding that his administration would support the Federal Government in ensuring the success of the exploration activities in the Sokoto ...

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Fuel queues resurface in Sokoto as motorists recount ordeal

Fuel queues have resurfaced in Sokoto metropolis and its environs, creating hardship for motorists and commuters. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the queues, which started two days earlier, became worse on Monday as motorists resorted to panic buying. Some of the filling stations belonging to Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) have increased the price of ...

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Nigeria, Niger Republic inaugurate new trade corridor in Sokoto

Many years after it was conceived, the Zamfara-Sokoto-Kebbi-Tahoua cross border trade routes have finally become a reality with its official inauguration. The event, which was held at the Sokoto State Government House was attended by Governors  Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto, and Abubakar Bagudu of Kebbi, as well as Abdulrahman Musa of Tahoua region of Niger Republic. In his remarks, Tambuwal ...

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