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Senate passes bills establishing federal polytechnics in Aba, Silame

The Senate on Tuesday in Abuja passed two bills establishing Federal polytechnics in Aba, Abia and Silame, Sokoto State.
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Woman leader drums support for SDP

Hajiya Balaraba Abdullahi, Social Democratic Party (SDP) Woman Leader in Jigawa, has appealed to women to support the party in the state.
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Olushola Ogunnowo: NLO will use Division 3 to build upon past successes

The Chief Operating Officer of the Nationwide League One, Olushola Ogunnowo, has said that the league body will use the forthcoming Division 3 playoff to build upon the past successes recorded in both division 1 and 2 playoffs concluded recently across the Federation.

Six APC delegates die in Jigawa auto crash

Six delegate members of All Progressives Congress (APC) primary election for Jigawa Northeast Senatorial district died few hours after casting their vote.
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 285 personnel in Jigawa

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.

FRSC trains 140 volunteers on road traffic crashes reporting

The Federal Road Safety Corps, Jigawa Command, has trained 140 volunteers on Road Traffic Crashes reporting and prompt response to victims in the state.

2019: NGO trains 30 female aspirants in Jigawa

Women in Politics (WIP) a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), has trained 30 female aspirants in Jigawa, on electoral process ahead of the 2019 election.

FRSC engages 137 post-crash volunteers in Jigawa

The Federal Road Safety Corps in Jigawa says it has engaged 137 persons as post-crash volunteers during road traffic crashes in the state.

13,000 candidates register for UTME in Jigawa

The Jigawa office of Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Friday said it registered 13,000 candidates for 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) in the state.

NDLEA arrests 6, recovers 1000kg of illicit drugs in Jigawa

The Jigawa Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Thursday said it arrested six suspected drug dealers and recovered 1000.64 kilograms of assorted illicit drugs.

Jigawa govt spends over N1.6bn on construction, renovation of hospitals – Zakari Umar

The Jigawa State government expanded over N836 million for renovation and provisions of working equipment of 12 hospitals across the state.

Jigawa govt prepares abattoirs for wholesome meat circulation

The Jigawa State Ministry of Agriculture said it has taken measures to check the circulation of unwholesome meat and keep the 20 abattoirs in the state free from infections.

Jigawa govt earmarks N460m for Dutse great water project

The Jigawa State Government earmarked the sum of N460 million for the execution of the Dutse great water project.

Jigawa expands N1.9bn on water supply operation, maintenance

The Jigawa State government expanded over N1.9 billion on the procurement of diesel, lubricants and chemicals for operation and maintenance of water supply schemes from 2015 to date.

Heavy downpour destroys N500m worth farm produce, domestic animal in Jigawa

Heavy dawn pour destroyed farm produce worth over N500 million in Gumel local government area in Jigawa State

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Primaries: INEC worried over violence – REC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), in Enugu, says it is worried over the spate of violence that characterised the recently concluded party primary elections in the state.

Police nab armed gang members over Bayelsa student’s murder

The Bayelsa State Police Command has arrested two suspected members of an armed gang in connection with the murder of Seiyefa Fred, a level 100 student of the Niger Delta University, in Yenagoa.
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Tanzania’s Benjamin Mkapa tasks African leaders on corruption

Former President Benjamin Mkapa of Tanzania has called for more efforts by African countries in the fight against corruption and other vices that retarded development.

2019: Between Ease of Doing Business and Ease of Doing Fraud

A document in circulation, from the resolutions of a retreat in a foreign country by one of the parties makes no pretences about their plan to cause tension between various communities. They have dramatically begun actions to destroy the integrity of the election process.

2019: US expecting free, fair, credible election in Nigeria – envoy

The United States Consulate General Lagos, F. John Bray, has said that they are looking forward to a free, fair, credible, and non-violent election in Nigeria, in 2019.