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Save the Children partners Jigawa government on women training

Jigawa Government has partnered with “Save the Children’’ a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) to train rural women on how to grow and process food crops with nutritional values for their children.
Governor Abubakar Badaru Babura of Jigawa

Jigawa government distributes farm inputs to flood victims

The Jigawa Government has distributed farm inputs to 32,859 victims of recent flooding in the North-east zone of the state.
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RIFAN: Flood destroys over 100,000 hectares of rice farms in Jigawa

Alhaji Adamu Maigoro, Chairman, Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN), Jigawa Chapter, on Friday said the recent flooding in the state destroyed over 100,000 hectares of rice farms.

Police deploy strike force to stop destruction of farmlands by armed herders in Jigawa

The Police in Jigawa said they have deployed a strike force squad to stop more destruction of farmlands in Kirikasamma Local Government Area of the state by nomadic herdsmen.
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Monarch urges federal government to disarm herdsmen in Jigawa

Isa Adamu, the Lamido of Zugobia in Guri Local Government Area of Jigawa State, has appealed to the state and federal government to collaborate in disarming nomadic herdsmen allegedly unleashing terror in the area.
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Flood kills 16 in Kano, Jigawa

The Kano State Government has confirmed the death of nine people and injury of five others during a recent flood disaster in nine local government areas of the state.

Official: Jigawa spent N50 million on quelling Quelea birds in 2017

The Jigawa Commissioner for Agriculture and Natural Resources, Alhaji Kabiru Ali, said that the state spent N50millon in buying chemicals used to spray and quell Quelea birds in 2017.

Six killed as gunmen abduct Reps member’s children in Zamfara

The police in Zamfara State have confirmed the abduction of two children of Yahaya Chado, the member representing Maradun/Bakura Federal Constituency at the House of Representatives, Abuja.

Woman allegedly abandons newborn near football pitch in Jigawa

The Police in Jigawa have arrested a 25-year-old woman who reportedly dumped her newborn baby girl in Guri Local Government Area of the state.

Woman arrested for allegedly killing own baby in Jigawa

Police in Jigawa have arrested a married woman who allegedly killed a baby girl she got out of wedlock in the state.

Jigawa to engage 10,000 youths on rice production

Jigawa Government said about 10,000 youths in the state would be engaged in the cultivation of rice during the 2018 farming season.

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.

CCT: Fed govt disburses N229.6m to 22,926 poor, vulnerable in Jigawa

The Federal Government on Thursday said it had disbursed N229, 640,000 million to 22,962 women considered to be poor and vulnerable in Jigawa, under its Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT).

Jigawa govt releases N5m to care for windstorm victims

Executive Secretary, Jigawa State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), Alhaji Yusuf Babura, says that the state government has released N5 million to support the victims of wind disaster in the state.

Eleven persons drowned in Jigawa river

The Police Command in Jigawa said no fewer than eleven persons had drowned in various rivers in the state in the last one month.

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