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The Minister of Water Resources, Alhaji Suleiman Adamu, said the Federal Government had released N50 billion for the rehabilitation and completion of irrigation projects across the country.
The Jigawa Government has distributed farm inputs to 32,859 victims of recent flooding in the North-east zone of the state.
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.
The Board of Trustees of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) has given approval for 14 new public tertiary institutions to be enlisted as beneficiaries of different interventions of TETFund.
Fourteen new public tertiary institutions in Nigeria have been enlisted as beneficiaries of the interventions of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund), which brings the total number of beneficiaries to 216.
Governor Mohammed Badaru Abubakar of Jigawa State, has chosen Umar Namadi, as his running mate in 2019.
Jigawa Primary Health Care Development Agency (JPHCDA) says 10,315 cases of malaria have were recorded in health centres of Hadejia Local Government Area between August and September.
The Jigawa Police Command said it arrested 49 suspected political thugs during the recently conducted primary elections in the state.
Alhaji Sani Zaburan, a small scale farmer, on Saturday picked the All Progressives Congress (APC) ticket to contest the Kaugama State Constituency election in 2019 after beating the incumbent legislator Usman Masaki.
The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) on Friday called on state governments to make regular payment of staff development funds to polytechnics.
Prices of smoked fish on Monday dropped by at least 20 per cent at the Hadejia Fish Market in Jigawa State, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
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.
The spokesman of Hadejia Animals Market, Abba Tagurza, on Sunday attributed the high price of rams in the Jigawa market to scarcity of the sacrificial animal.
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.
The All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN) in Hadejia on Wednesday appealed to the Federal Government to provide markets that will accelerate sale of wheat at a profit in Jigawa.
Hundreds of people on Sunday staged a rally around the streets of Hadejia Local Government Area of Jigawa State, protesting against a senator, Ubale Shitu, who recently defected from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge has been charged with misconduct in relation to alleged breaches of the Football Association's betting rules, the English governing body announced Monday.
Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State, on Monday, warned employers of labour over rejection of corps members posted to their organisations by the management of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in the state.
The Police Command in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) says it has arrested four suspected robbers in Abuja.
The Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, has assured the people of the state, especially residents of Irepodun, Oke Ero, Isin and Ekiti Federal Constituency of their safety and security during next Saturday’s House of Representatives by-election.
Teleology has formally taken over control of Nigeria’s troubled telecommunication company, 9mobile, by appointing a new board of directors, headed by 54 year-old Nasiru Ado Bayero.
Following the denial by the presidency to pay the N30,000 minimum wage, the presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, yesterday came down hard on President Muhammadu Buhari’s government, saying a government that is not reliable, nothing else about it can be stable.
Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State on Thursday took his battle with the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Presidential Villa, Abuja, where he met President Muhammadu Buhari.
Andrew Urdiales, 54, and Virendra Govin, 51, were found unresponsive at the San Quentin State Prison on Friday and Sunday, respectively.
Madagascar votes on Wednesday for a new president in unprecedented polls in which the three front-runners are former heads of state facing-off amid efforts to defuse a political crisis.
A total of 103 former members of the youth vigilante force, Civilian JTF, who supported the military to fight Boko Haram in Borno State, have been recruited into the Nigerian army.