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Students demand action against global warming, climate change

Some secondary school students and those of the University of Abuja have called on government at all levels to take action against global warming and climate change in the country.

Court sentences carpenter to nine months in prison for stealing television set

A Dutse Grade I Area Court, Abuja on Thursday sentenced a carpenter, Yusuf Aliyu, 28, to nine months in prison for stealing a 22-inches LG television and clothes.

Traditional ruler loses as appeal court resettles evicted herders

A court of appeal sitting in Dutse, Jigawa State, on Tuesday set aside a judgement delivered by an upper Sharia court evicting herders from their settlement.
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NiMet: What weather would be across Nigeria Monday

Nigerian Meteorological Agency of Nigeria (NiMet) has predicted thunderstorms and rains across the country for Monday.

Jigawa pays 382 retirees N740.6 million as gratuities

Jigawa State Pension Board has paid N740,602,90.36k as retirement benefits to 382 retirees from April till date, the Executive Chairman of the Board, Hashim Ahmed Fagam, has disclosed.
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Police parade 100 suspected criminals in Kano

The Kano State Police Command on Friday paraded 100 suspects for various alleged offences in the ongoing Puff-Adder operations in the state.
The National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria held a peaceful protest in Lagos on Tuesday to mark the 40th anniversary of the organisation.

NLC calls for suspension of action on health insurance bill in Jigawa

The Nigeria labour Congress (NLC) has urged the Jigawa State House of Assembly to stop the process of passing the bill on Jigawa State Health Insurance Scheme into law.

Stakeholders react to presidential directive on forex restriction

Stakeholders have continued to react to the recent directive given by President Muhammadu Buhari to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to restrict forex on food items being imported into the country.

Fadama shares N94.4 million to youths in Jigawa

According to a report, Alhaji Aminu Isah, the Jigawa Coordinator of Fadama 111 agricultural programme said the programme has shared N94.4million to 253 unemployed youths in the state for agricultural enterprises.
The Jigawa Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) is to depoy 285 of its staff to ensure free flow of traffic and carry out rescue operations in the state during the Eid-El-Kabir break.

Eid el Kabir: FRSC deploys 35,000 personnel, 737 patrol vehicles

Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has deployed no fewer than 35, 000 regular and special marshals across the country for the Eid el Kabir celebrations.

Sallah: Prices of livestock remain stable in Jigawa

Prices of livestock in Dutse, Shuwarin, Sara and Gujungu markets of Jigawa have remained stable, less than one week to Eid-El-Kabir, investigation by newsmen has revealed.

NNPC explains increase in price of kerosene

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has attributed the increased in the price of household Kerosene in the country to the pressure of demand and supply.

Police recruitment: 3,779 applicants for aptitude test in Jigawa

The Police Command in Jigawa says 3,779 of the 8,062 applicants who passed the medical and physical fitness screening for recruitment into the Nigeria Police Force will sit for aptitude test in Jigawa.
A market survey conducted by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) showed that the affected commodities are foodstuffs, frozen foods, beverages and provisions, among other commodities.

Prices of food items drop by 50% in Abuja market

A survey by newsmen on Thursday showed the commodities affected by the decrease in prices to include maize, rice, beans and millet.

Protesters besiege KEDCO office in Jigawa over poor electricity supply

Hundreds of residents of Dutse, the Jigawa State capital, cordoned the office of the electricity distribution company over constant power outage in their area.

Seven die, 11 injured in auto crash in Jigawa

No fewer than seven persons died in an accident involving a Peugeot 206 and a Golf 3 car along Maigatari road, in Maigatari Local Government Area of Jigawa.

Central bank to create awareness on development initiatives in Jigawa

Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has organized a sensitization fair for low income earners that are economically active on how to access the apex banks economic development initiatives designed for re-positioning entrepreneurship and agricultural production in Jigawa state.

Flood takes over school buildings in Jigawa

Frequent heavy downpour in Hadejia town of Jigawa has resulted in the submerging of five primary and junior secondary schools in the area, an official said on Friday.

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Gabon to be first African nation paid to fight deforestation

Gabon will become the first African country paid with international funds to preserve its forests in an effort to fight climate change, the United Nations said Sunday.
Ogun state governor Prince Dapo Abiodun has tweeted his real official portrait, as against the image that is being circulated by street traders in Abeokuta, the capital.

Ogun may establish two additional universities

The Ogun State Government has revealed that it may establish two additional universities to address the agitation of the people of the Central and Western Senatorial districts respectively.

Kogi Speaker receives defectors into APC

The Speaker of Kogi State House Assembly, Hon. Mathew Kolawole, has formally received some members of the opposition parties who recently defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

‘Yahoo boy’ runs mad, strips self naked in Ekiti

There was drama on a major highway in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital, when a young man suspected to be an Internet fraudster ran mad in full public glare on Sunday evening.

Bandits release 30 more captives in Zamfara

The peace efforts initiated by the Zamfara government have continued to yield more fruits with 30 additional captives released by bandits on Sunday, after eight months in captivity.