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The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

INEC: Large number of political parties creates logistics problem

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that the large number of political parties that participated in the 2019 general elections created a lot of logistics problem.
Hon. Idris Garba Kareka on Thursday emerged Speaker of the Jigawa State House Assembly.

Idris Kareka emerges Jigawa Assembly Speaker

Kareka, who is the immediate past speaker of the assembly, is a member representing Jahun state constituency.

NEPC trains 200 sheanut pickers, sheabutter processors on export skills

Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) has trained 200 Shea-nut pickers and Shea-butter processors on export skills in Jigawa state.

Group calls for actualization of Jigawa multi-billion naira Sugar factory

A group of business associations from Kano, Jigawa and other states under the auspices of Society of Commodity Dealers, has called on Jigawa state government and Lee Group of Companies to, as a matter of urgency, speed up the actualization process of the multi-billion naira Sugar Factory located in Gagarawa Local Government Area, Jigawa state.

Experts: One out of five individuals vulnerable to mental illness

A team of Medical Experts from the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital Kano (AKTH) have said that one out of five individuals are vulnerable to mental illness.

President Buhari, governors, security chiefs meet over insecurity

The governors sighted so far are those of Adamawa, Borno, Taraba, Kebbi, Delta, Sokoto, Imo, Ebonyi, Kogi, Yobe, Gombe, Ekiti, Lagos, Jigawa, Bauchi, Kano, and Niger states.

Storm destroys 200 houses in Jigawa

Over 200 houses were destroyed by windstorm in Sugungun village, Ringim Local Government Area of Jigawa, according to an official of the local council.

KEDCO urges staff to be more committed to meet N4 billion monthly target

The Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO) has urged all its staff to be more dedicated and committed for the company to meet up with the N4 billion monthly collection target.

German government invests 2 million Euros in Nigeria’s rice production

The German Government, with support from the Bill and Mellinda Gates Foundation, has provided two million Euros for implementation of the second phase of the Competitive African Rice Initiative (CARI) in the country
Outgoing Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode says he will not be at the inauguration ceremony of incoming governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu today at the Tafawa Balewa Square.

Lagos leads highly indebted states with over N1 trillion as Rivers, Delta follow

The Economic Confidential, in its latest ranking, has ranked Lagos State as number one highly indebted states in Nigeria.

Motorboy appears in court for alleged N200,000 battery theft

A 22-year-old motor boy, Sulaimon Muhammed, on Friday, appeared in an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court, Lagos for stealing a truck battery valued N200,000.
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Police arrest 12 over kidnapping, armed robbery in Jigawa

Twelve persons in Jigawa have been arrested over alleged kidnapping, armed robbery and illegal possession of firearms, Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Bala Senchi, has said.
Muhammadu Badaru Jigawa

Governor Badaru solicits opposition’s support

Jigawa state governor, Alhaji Muhammadu Badaru Abubakar, has called on members of the opposition parties and entire people of Jigawa state to join hands with his government in its bid to take Jigawa to the next level.
President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, 29 governors and their deputies will take their oath of office today.

Tight security as President Buhari, 29 state governors take oath of office today

President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, 29 governors and their deputies will take their oath of office today.

Governor Badaru sacks 27 council secretaries, SUBEB board

Gov. Muhammad Badaru of Jigawa has relieved all Council Secretaries of the 27 Local Government Areas (LGAs) of their appointments with immediate effect.
Joy Nkoro scored a hat-trick on Thursday in Abuja to help Vera Gold Amazons Football Club to a 3-0 defeat of defending champions Blessed Unity Angels FC at the ongoing 2019 FCT Women’s FA Cup.

Jigawa FA inaugurates five-member election committee

The Jigawa State Football Association (FA), has inaugurated a five-man electoral committee to conduct its elections on June 1.

Man flogged 40 lashes for eating mango during Ramadan

A 20-year-old man was on Tuesday flogged 40 lashes for eating a mango fruit during Ramadan.

Bandits, mob kill 26 in Jigawa

No fewer than twenty-six persons were killed on Tuesday morning by bandits in mob clash in Kabaje and Tunga communities of Kauran Namoda local government area of Jigawa state.

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Gombe assets recovery committee invites former Governor Dankwambo, aides

The Gombe State Recovery Committee has urged the immediate past governor of the state, Ibrahim Dankwambo, and his aides to appear before it.
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir

Sudan’s Omar Bashir to appear in court on graft charge

Ousted Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir is to appear in court next week to face charges of corruption and illegal possession of foreign currency, the acting prosecutor general announced on Saturday.
One of the five new banks licensed by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Titan Trust Bank Limited is set for entry into the Nigerian banking industry in a matter of weeks.

Titan Trust Bank sets for retail banking in Nigeria

One of the five new banks licensed by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Titan Trust Bank Limited is set for entry into the Nigerian banking industry in a matter of weeks.
President Buhari receives in audience New Entrant into APC Former Deputy National Chairman of PDP Senator Babayo Garba Gamawa and Hon. Kaulaha Aliyu alongside Bauchi State Governor in State House on 8th Jan 2019-2

President Buhari mourns passing of Senator Gawama

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the death of Senator Babayo Garba Gamawa, describing the late lawmaker as having been “an invaluable and immeasurable asset”.

Consulate to protest continued killing of Nigerians in South Africa

The Consul-General of the Nigerian Consulate in Johannesburg, Mr Godwin Adama, says the mission is to protest killings and high-handedness of the South African police against Nigerians.