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Jigawa government spends N16 billion on water supply in four years

Jigawa state government has spent about N16 billion in the provision of portable water in the last four years.

Jamb calls for embargo on creation of new varsities

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has called for an embargo on the creation of new public and private universities in the country.

Nigerian student emerges winner in UN Students Conference submissions

‎A Nigerian student Muhammad Baba has emerged overall winner out of the 600 conference submissions at the United Nations International Students Conference on Environment and Sustainability (ISCE) in Shanghai, China.
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Jigawa set to hold local council election June 29

The Jigawa State Independent Electoral Commission (JISIEC), has fixed Saturday, June 29, for the conduct of local government election in the 27 councils of the state.

Social media will never edge out conventional media – journalist

A veteran journalist, Alhaji Ishaq Hadejia, says social media will never edge out the conventional media in the society.

NEPC trains 200 sheanut pickers, sheabutter processors on export skills

Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) has trained 200 Shea-nut pickers and Shea-butter processors on export skills in Jigawa state.
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Police arrest 12 over kidnapping, armed robbery in Jigawa

Twelve persons in Jigawa have been arrested over alleged kidnapping, armed robbery and illegal possession of firearms, Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Bala Senchi, has said.
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Governor Badaru solicits opposition’s support

Jigawa state governor, Alhaji Muhammadu Badaru Abubakar, has called on members of the opposition parties and entire people of Jigawa state to join hands with his government in its bid to take Jigawa to the next level.
Joy Nkoro scored a hat-trick on Thursday in Abuja to help Vera Gold Amazons Football Club to a 3-0 defeat of defending champions Blessed Unity Angels FC at the ongoing 2019 FCT Women’s FA Cup.

Jigawa FA inaugurates five-member election committee

The Jigawa State Football Association (FA), has inaugurated a five-man electoral committee to conduct its elections on June 1.
Top Nigerian Professional Football League teams on Monday were handed easy draws at the 2019 Aiteo Cup Round of 64 games.

NNL matches on hold as Aiteo Cup takes centre stage

Organisers of the Nigeria National League (NNL), the second tier of Nigeria’s football league, have placed the 2018/2019 season on hold.

Jigawa government releases N192m for improvement of Dutse water supply

The Managing Director of Jigawa Water Board, Zayyan Rabiu, on Monday said that the state government has released N192 million for the improvement of water supply in Dutse metropolis.
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May 29: Jigawa government constitutes inauguration committee, four sub-committees

The Jigawa State Government has approved the constitution of five committees for the formal inauguration of Gov. Muhammad Badaru on May 29.=

NAPTIP arrests two government staff for allegedly raping 13-year-old

Officials of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) have arrested two officials of the Federal Ministry of Youths and Sports for allegedly raping a 13-year-old girl.
President Buhari receives in Congratulatory Visit Members of the Traditional Rulers Council in State House on 5th Mar 2019-2

President Buhari: No part of Nigeria will suffer neglect during my tenure

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday reiterated that no part of the country, regardless of its geographical location or political leaning, would suffer neglect during his administration.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

APC disputes Atiku Abubakar’s claim on being Nigerian by birth

Father than subside, the controversy over whether former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, standard-bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the February 23 presidential poll is a Nigerian by birth, is still raging.

Police: Mother dumps newborn baby in well

The police in Jigawa have confirmed the recovery of an abandoned newborn baby from a well in Kaugama Local Government Area (LGA) of the state.
The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has advised former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate in the Feb. 23 election to come to terms with his loss at the election.

Atiku Abubakar: My parents are from Sokoto, Jigawa

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the February 23 elections, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has debunked the notion that he was Cameroonian by birth and thus not qualified to contest the presidential election.

Police: Jigawa Imam killed, robbed of N400,000

Suspected hoodlums on Saturday, allegedly killed a 65-year-old Chief Imam of Kwara Village, Kiyawa Local Government Area of Jigawa, the Police have confirmed.

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FCTA vows to crack down on illicit drugs, prostitution

The permanent secretary, Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), Chinyeaka Ohaa, has said the administration will not tolerate practices that portray abattoirs in a bad light.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

FCTA approves N1.2 billion to pay retirees

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has approved the release of N1.28 billion for the payment of FCT retirees.

6.3 magnitude earthquake strikes Panama, Costa Rica

A strong 6.3-magnitude earthquake rocked the Panama-Costa Rica border region on Wednesday, according to the United States Geological Survey.
Nigeria’s First Lady, Mrs Aisha Buhari, has commended female military and police officers for what she regarded as excellent display

Aisha Buhari: Nigeria on board with gender equality

The wife of the President, Dr. Aisha Buhari, has called on Nigerian women to embrace seafaring profession and shun the belief that such jobs were meant for the men alone, saying that Nigeria is onboard with gender equality.

Bill Cosby appeals sex attack conviction

Bill Cosby’s lawyers has formally appealed his conviction for drugging and sexually attacking a former friend at his home near Philadelphia 15 years ago, citing what they called errors in legal procedure that allowed trial testimony and evidence the defence contends should have been excluded.