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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 parade four suspected armed robbers in Jigawa

Police in Jigawa State said they have arrested four suspected armed robbers believed to have been terrorising residents of Gwaram Local Government Area of the state.
Suleiman Abba

Suleiman Abba: I am not new in politics

Suleiman Abba, a former Inspector General of Police (IGP), has described himself as not a new comer in politics saying he is not new in politics.

Gas explosion kills three children, injures two in Jigawa

No fewer than three children have died in Sara Village in Gwaram LGA of Jigawa, following a cooking gas cylinder explosion.
IGP Suleiman Abba

Ex-IGP: Nigeria needs more of community policing now

Former Inspector-General of Police, Mr Suleiman Abba, said on Sunday that for Nigeria to drastically reduce crime and terrorist activities, she urgently needed to encourage more community Policing.
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Farming activities resume in Jigawa

Farming activities in the 2018 rainy season have started in most of the local government areas of Jigawa, investigations by have revealed.

Suspected herdsmen kill seven persons in fresh Plateau attack

No fewer than seven persons have been killed in a fresh attack by gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen in a relaxation centre at Nding community of Barkin-Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau State.

Police confirm two dead in Plateau mining collapse

The Police Command in Plateau has confirmed the death of two persons in a mining collapse which occurred in Wase Local Government Area of the state.

Police seize senator’s car, cash gifts over party crisis

The police on Sunday in Dutse, Jigawa State, seized materials including vehicles and N1,165,000 in cash a senator arranged for distribution to supporters of his party.

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.

15 killed in road accident in Jigawa

At least 15 people were on Saturday evening killed when a truck loaded with sand collided with a car.

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.

Death toll in Borno cholera outbreak hits 61

The Borno state ministry of health says it had recorded 5,281 suspected cases of cholera as at October 31.

Jigawa gov vow deals with public health saboteurs

Governor Muhammadu Badaru Abubakar of Jigawa State has vowed to deal with anybody that was involved in the present decaying of some public hospitals in the state.

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Babatunde Fashola: APC did not promise to transform Nigeria in four years

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, on Tuesday said though the All Progressives Congress (APC) government led by President Muhammadu Buhari promised to turn the fortunes of the country around and bring about change in different sectors, it never attached four-year time frame to totally transform the country.

INEC removes names of 1,931 dead persons from Kaduna voters’ register

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has detected and removed the names of 1,931 dead persons from the voters’ register in Kaduna State, ahead of the 2019 elections.

Shehu Sani: I represented Kaduna Central to the best of my ability

The Senator representing Kaduna Central in the red chamber, Senator Shehu Sani has said he has represented the Kaduna central to the best of his ability.
Southampton striker Michael Obafemi has made his international debut for Ireland, snubbing both Nigeria and England.

Micheal Obafemi snubs Super Eagles, debut for Ireland

Southampton striker Michael Obafemi has made his international debut for Ireland, snubbing both Nigeria and England.
Footage showing a recent Boko Haram attack in north-east Nigeria. | AFP | Getty Images

Boko Haram kills 53 in fresh attacks

Boko Haram jihadists have killed 53 soldiers and farmers in three days of attacks in northeastern Nigeria, security sources said Tuesday, in a new show of force ahead of February elections in the West African country.