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Sokoto state of Nigeria

Sokoto state of Nigeria

A Brief historical review and tourist guide

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Published by Sidi Umaru Press in Sokoto .
Written in English


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Sokoto is located on the edge of northwestern Nigeria and is the seat of the former Sokoto Caliphate. The State capital is Sokoto and the population is predominantly Hausa. It is . Sokoto State had a total fertility rate of in , among the highest in Nigeria. In , only 1% of children below 12 months of age had received all basic immunizations in Sokoto State, compared to 23% at the national level in Contraceptive use rate in among married women in the northwest was 4% and 1% in Sokoto by: 5.

Imprint Sokoto, Sokoto State: Ministry of Education, Statistics Section, Physical description v.: ill. ; 21 x 31 cm. Series Documents on education development on microfiche ; DE Sokoto State (formed in ) is a state in north-western state is named after its capital Sokoto, a city with a long history and the seat of the Sokoto Caliphate. History. Since its creation as a state in (from the bifurcation of the erstwhile North-Western State into Sokoto and Niger States, Sokoto state has been ruled by governors, most ex-military officers, who succeeded - Governor (List): Aliyu Wamakko (PDP).

  The Sokoto Caliphate in Northern Nigeria was one of the largest empires in Africa during the 19th century. The empire developed as a result of the Fulani jihads (holy wars) which took place in the first decade of the 19th century across what is now Northern Nigeria. Tips on how to book cheap Sokoto Flights. Book your flight at least 21 days in advance to find the cheapest Sokoto deal. Travel on weekdays to avoid weekend surcharges. Avoid flying in heavy traffic by booking your Sokoto flight before or after major holidays. Use CheapOair to search all possible options at nearby airports to find the lowest.


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The Dynamics of Policy Implementation in Nigeria: The Case of Sokoto State Paperback – August 5, by Mohammad Ahmad Wali (Author) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: Mohammad Ahmad Wali. Hotels in Sokoto State From family-run guesthouses to luxury complexes, Nigeria boasts an astounding array of hotels for all budgets and needs.

Our guide to hotels in Nigeria lists a variety of places to stay that will allow you to relax and enjoy your time exploring the country. Sokoto, state, northwestern Nigeria.

Bordering the Republic of Niger to the north, it also shares boundaries with Kebbi state to the west and south, and Zamfara to the south and east.

Sokoto state occupies an area of short-grass savanna vegetation in the south and thorn scrub in the north. The paper examines the Bakolori Irrigation Project in Sokoto State, Nigeria and its impact on the intended beneficiaries of the project.

The paper reviewed existing irrigation types in Nigeria and implications for sustainable food security in target communities. Also, it provides an insight into the catalogue of consequences that followed the project.

Home of the Sultan of Sokoto the spiritual leader of all Nigerian Muslims; the palace is very symbolic in view of its significance to Islam in Nigeria. It is more of a Mecca to most Nigerian muslims. On the other hand, the palace represents evidence of unique architectural prowess of the people during the time of the Caliphate overlordship.

Sokoto, the capital and largest town in Sokoto state, northwestern Nigeria. It lies along the Sokoto (Kebbi) River and is on a traditional caravan route that leads northward across the Sahara desert.

The town was the capital of the Fulani empire. Read more about Sokoto here. State is divided into twenty three (23) Local Government Areas (LGAs). There are three senatorial districts in the State namely: Sokoto Central, Sokoto East and Sokoto West Senatorial Districts. The Ministry of Budget and Economic (MBEP), in the state, Planningnsible for is respo coordinating and consolidating state level plans and budgets.

Sokoto State Ministry Of Health - Nigeria. COVID STATE EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS AND RESPONSE READINESS WORKSHOPS. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control organized a training workshop for states of Nigeria on the management and quick response of COVID outbreak in ers: K.

The areas of present Sokoto State was home of many empires and kingdoms. Sokoto State in its present form came into being in October when Zamfara State was created by the, then Head of State and Commander-in-Chief of the Arm Forces, Federal Republic of Nigeria.

Sokoto, Nigeria. Sokoto is the capital of the State with the same name, Sokoto State. It is situated in the extreme northwest of Nigeria near the meeting point of the Sokoto River and the Rima River.

Sokoto has a population of over people. The state was conquered in by British forces who organized a British rule in the state – although the region was then known as the Northwestern State, it was formerly reconstituted in to form Sokoto State and Niger State.

Later, Kebbi and Zamfara States were carved out of the territory in and respectively. Sokoto State Health Profile - Nigeria 1. HEALTH PROFILE SOKOTO STATE 2. SOKOTO STATE HEALTH PROFILE CAPITAL Sokoto POPULATION 5,( National Census) URBAN PROJECTED POPULATION Male Female Total RURAL PROJECTED POPULATION Male 2, Female 2, Total 4, LOCAL.

Niger. Nigeria. The Sokoto Caliphate was an independent Sunni Muslim Caliphate in West Africa that was founded during the jihad of the Fulani War in by Usman dan Fodio. It was abolished when the British conquered the area in and established the Northern Nigeria l: Gudu, (), Sokoto, (–.

Shaihu Usman dan Fodio, born Usuman ɓin Foduye, (also referred to as Arabic: عثمان بن فودي ‎, Shaikh Usman Ibn Fodio, Shehu Uthman Dan Fuduye, Shehu Usman dan Fodio or Shaikh Uthman Ibn Fodio) (born 15 DecemberGobir – died 20 AprilSokoto) was a religious teacher, revolutionary, military leader, writer, and promoter of Sunni Islam and the founder of the Sokoto Religion: Islam.

The Sultan of Sokoto led Jama’atu Nasril Islam, JNI, has directed Muslims in Nigeria to pray at home with their families on Sallah day, as the eid. Sokoto State your Local Communities Online Sokoto-state Post Share and Earn Club Sokoto State PVC P 0 Replies Views AugPM by Charles Dickson.

History of Sokoto Caliphate The Sokoto Caliphate was an independent Islamic Caliphate, in West Africa. Founded during the jihad of the Fulani War in by Usman dan Fodio,[1] it was abolished when the British defeated the caliph in and put the area under the Northern Nigeria Protectorate.

Best Places to Lodge in Sokoto State. The 4 star Giginya Coral Hotel on Western By-pass road is a good hotel in Sokoto to lodge. Some other hotels in Sokoto where you can enjoy your stay in the state are Shukura Coral Hotel, Grand Ibro Hotel Sokoto and Sokoto Guest Inn your stay at the best hotel in Sokoto State during your visit online through Jumia Travel.

Sokoto state was created on in It is a state in northwest Nigeria which covers an area of 25,km². Sokoto state has Aminu Waziri Tambuwal as its governor and is made up of 24 Local Government Areas.

Again, in AugustKebbi State was carved out of it; and in October the State was further bifurcated when Zarnfara State was carved out of Sokoto State. The state is located to the extreme northwestern part of Nigeria between longitudes 4°8'E and 6°54'E and latitudes 12°'N and 13°58'N.

Sokoto State is a state in north-western Nigeria. Its capital is Sokoto. A state (North-Western) based in Sokoto was established in This covered what is now Niger State, which was split off inKebbi State (split off in ), and Zamfara State, which was split off in Role of cooperative-societies in community development in Sokoto metropolis, Sokoto state, Nigeria.Nigeria’s population is projected to grow from more than million people in to million inbecoming the world’s fourth most populous country.

Nigeria’s sustained high population growth rate will continue for the foreseeable future because of population momentum and its high birth rate.