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Elections: APC, PDP, seven other parties to constitute 9th House of Reps

Going by the official list of members-elect for the 9th House of Representatives assembly, a total of nine political parties will have representatives in the chamber.

Jigawa elections: APC wins all House of Assembly seats

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has won all House of Assembly seats in the 30 constituencies of Jigawa 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 donates relief items to 13 local council ravaged by flood in Jigawa

The Nigeria Labour Congress has distributed relief items to victims of flood in 13 local government areas of the state affected by flood in 2018 rainy season.

Police: 4 die, 6 injured in Jigawa auto crashes

The Police in Jigawa on Wednesday said four persons, including two females, died in two different auto crashes involving APC campaign vehicles in Jahun and Guri Local Government Areas of the state.
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Shortage of trucks crashes prices of perishables in Jigawa

Shortage of trucks transporting goods to various parts of the country has crashed the prices of perishable items in Guri Local Government Area of Jigawa.

2019: NOA educates Jigawa electorate on proper voting

The National Orientation Agency (NOA) says it plans to educate the electorate in Jigawa on proper voting to prevent invalid votes during the 2019 general election.

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.
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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.

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Police arrest three suspects over ‘humiliating’ nude woman in viral video in Anambra

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Mrs Iyabo Toluhi (nee Adesanmi), the elder sister of the late Prof. Pius Adesanmi, on Saturday described the death of his brother as a great loss to the family and community.

Pius Adesanmi’s demise a great loss to our family – sister

Mrs Iyabo Toluhi (nee Adesanmi), the elder sister of the late Prof. Pius Adesanmi, on Saturday described the death of his brother as a great loss to the family and community.
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Lagos elections: APC wins Ibeju-Lekki supplementary polls

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for Ibeju-Lekki State Constituency I, Mr Fatai Mojeed, winner of the supplementary election in the area.

Senator-elect Ifeanyi Ubah backs Ahmed Lawan for Senate President

Anambra South Senator-elect, Mr Ifeanyi Ubah, has pinched tent with a group of elected lawmakers in the incoming 9th Senate led by Sen. Ahmed Lawan.