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Economy: Central bank alone cannot spend N1.3 trillion in 2020 – Reps member

A member of the House of Representatives Honourable Gudaji Kazure has faulted the N1.3 trillion budget of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), for the 2020 fiscal year, describing it as outrageous and wasteful.
The national Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) led by the National Chairman of the party, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, the Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege, four state governors led by the Jigawa Governor and Chairman of the APC Governorship campaign council for Bayelsa, Mohammed Badaru Abubakar, Minister of Niger Delta, Senator Godswill Akpabio and others Tuesday rallied support for Chief David Lyon, APC candidate for the Saturday’s governorship election in Bayelsa State.

Bayelsa guber: APC ends campaign rallies, declares PDP history

Speaking at the grand rally of the party held at the Oxbow Lake Pavilion in Yenagoa, the APC leadership mocked the PDP led administration for failing the state.

PENCOM: Most states not implementing Contributory Pension Scheme

Most states across the six geopolitical zones in the country are yet to fully implement the Federal Government’s Contributory Pension Scheme (CPS), a report by the National Pension Commission (PENCOM) has revealed.
Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport is an airport serving Kano, the capital city of Kano State of Nigeria

Passenger slumps, dies at Kano airport

A passenger, whose identity is yet to be confirmed, reportedly slumped and died at the Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport on Sunday, November 10, 2019.
The Nigerian Immigration Service says it has registered a total of 185 foreigners residing illegally in Jigawa state.

Immigration registers 185 ‘undocumented immigrants’ in Jigawa

The Nigerian Immigration Service says it has registered a total of 185 foreigners residing illegally in Jigawa state.

Armed herdsmen attack police convoy in Jigawa

A group of armed herdsmen have injured an officer during an attack on a police convoy in Kirikassamma local government area of Jigawa State.
Senator Dino Melaye, representing Kogi West in the Senate, has decried the threat posed by kidnapping to the Nigerian State, saying pragmatic approach must be put in place to tackle the malaise.

Kogi election: Senator Melaye speaks on APC governors ‘plot’ to frustrate him

The Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District, Dino Melaye, has raised the alarm over an alleged plot by Governors and leadership of the All Progressives Congress, APC, ahead of Kogi election.
The Nasiru Haladu Danu Medical Mission Foundation kicked off its free medical mission in Dutse the Jigawa State capital.

Foundation reaches out to 5,000 as medical mission kicks off in Jigawa

The three-day exercise which began with a Gala Night at the Dutse residence of the founder of the foundation, Alhaji Nasiru Haladu Danu; witnessed a large turnout of dignitaries from within and outside Jigawa State.

Jigawa assemblyman sponsors free eye surgery for 130 constituents

A member representing Bulangu Constituency in Jigawa House of Assembly, Alhaji Yusuf Ahmad-Soja, on Saturday sponsored free eye surgery for 130 constituents to treat cataract and trachoma.
Governor Abubakar Badaru Babura of Jigawa

Governor Badaru: APC will win Bayelsa guber poll by landslide

Gov. Mohammed Badaru of Jigawa has expressed optimism that the All Progressives Congress (APC) will win the forthcoming governorship election in Bayelsa by a landslide.

NSIP dismisses four facilitators over alleged fraud

National Social Investment programme has dismissed four facilitators of conditional cash transfer over allegation of fraud in Jigawa state.

Bayelsa airport: Adams Oshiomhole challenges Governor Dickson to account for N100 billion expenses

The All Progressives Congress (APC) National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has challenged the governor of Bayelsa State, Seriake Dickson, to account for the over N100 billion he spent in the construction of the Bayelsa airport.

Jigawa man remanded for ‘raping’ friend’s wife

A Jigawa State magistrate court sitting in Babura local government area on Wednesday remanded a 35-year-old man identifed as ‘Chairman Dandanja’ for allegedly raping his friend’s wife.

Jigawa government budgets N225.75 billion for 2020 fiscal year

Governor Muhammadu Badaru Abubakar of Jigawa State has budgeted N225.75 billion for 2020 fiscal year.
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Kano government equips police with high-tech communication centre

The Kano state Government has constructed a high-tech communication center at the state Police Command Headquarters in Bompai area of the metropolis.

National Library decries lack of reading culture among school children

The National Library of Nigeria (NLN) has again reiterated the need for all stakeholders to constructively engage children to imbibe reading culture before attaining adulthood.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), said more than one million smallholders farmers had access to finance through its Anchor Borrowers Programme.

Farmers worry over changing rainfall pattern

Some farmers in Jigawa have expressed worry over this year’s changing rainfall pattern and the adverse effect on the farming season.
The Nigerian livestock industry is a N30 trillion worth national asset that should be treated with care, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Sabo Nanono, has said.

Federal government inaugurates milk collection centre in Kano

The federal government on Saturday inaugurated a mini milk collection centre in Tassa Village in Dawakin Kudu Local Government Area of Kano State.

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AFCONQ: Super Eagles to hit Maseru by chartered flight

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