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Suleiman Adamu, Minister Of Water Resources

Suleiman Adamu: Federal government releases N50 billion for rehabilitation of irrigation projects

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.
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.
flood farm

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.

NAF institute, 13 others enlisted in TETFund largesse

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.

TETFund urges beneficiaries to embrace transparency

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 Abubakar Badaru Babura of Jigawa

Jigawa guber: Mohammed Badaru picks Umar Namadi as deputy

Governor Mohammed Badaru Abubakar of Jigawa State, has chosen Umar Namadi, as his running mate in 2019.

Official: Jigawa council records 10,315 cases of malaria in two months

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.

Party primaries: Police arrest 49 suspected thugs in Jigawa

The Jigawa Police Command said it arrested 49 suspected political thugs during the recently conducted primary elections in the state.
APC Nigeria Supporters

Jigawa: Farmer beats incumbent legislator, picks APC state assembly ticket

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.
Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP)

ASUP demands regular payment of staff development funds

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) on Friday called on state governments to make regular payment of staff development funds to polytechnics.

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.

Increased fishing activities triggers drop in price of smoked fish in Hadejia

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.

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.

Scarcity of rams hits Jigawa market as prices rise sharply

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.

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.

AFAN urges federal government to provide markets for wheat in Jigawa

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.

NURTW tasks FRSC on issuance of driver’s licence

The National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) in Jigawa, on Monday, called on the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) to be stricter in vetting driver’ licence before issuance to applicants.

Constituents protest against Jigawa senator who defected from APC

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).

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Liverpool’s Daniel Sturridge charged with breaching FA betting rules

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 Nweze Umahi

David Umahi warns employers over rejection of corps members

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.

Police nab four suspected robbers in Abuja

The Police Command in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) says it has arrested four suspected robbers in Abuja.

Abdulfatah Ahmed alleges APC importing unknown persons to disrupt Kwara by-election

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 takes over 9Mobile

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.