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Fredrick Nwabufo

The northern elite created the rampaging bandits

A study by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) put the number of out-of-school children in Nigeria to 13.5 million – as of 2018. An unimpressive mass of this number comes from Borno, Adamawa, Yobe, Jigawa, Kano, Katsina, Zamfara, and other northern states.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

N12.4 million fraud: EFCC to appeal acquittal of suspect

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission Kano zone has opted to appeal the acquittal of one Mansur Mahmood who was discharged and acquitted by a High Court sitting in Jigawa State.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, in a group photograph with members of the Senate Press Corps who presented a birthday card to him on Monday, January 27, 2020 3

Senator Lawan : Security, PIB, electoral reforms matters topmost agenda in Senate

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, said on Monday that issues of security in the country, Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) and electoral reforms are topmost on the agenda of the Senate as the upper chamber reconvenes on Tuesday.

Doctor diagnosed with Lassa fever in Jigawa

The victim, Anthony Etim, said to be a staff of Medicins Sans Frontieres also known as Doctors without Borders, is now being treated at the isolated Infectious disease control unit in Jahun hospital at Jahun Local Government Area of Jigawa.
Jigawa State Police Command has paraded a 29-year-old Mustapha Idris, from Ringim Local Government Area of the state, who was arrested for killing his 20-year-old girlfriend, Nafisa Hashimu, who was three months pregnant for him.

Why I killed my pregnant girlfriend – suspect

Jigawa State Police Command has paraded a 29-year-old Mustapha Idris, from Ringim Local Government Area of the state, who was arrested for killing his 20-year-old girlfriend, Nafisa Hashimu, who was three months pregnant for him.

Why I killed my pregnant girlfriend – suspect

Mustapha Idris from Ringim Local Government Area of Jigawa State was arrested by the police for killing his 20-year-old girlfriend, Nafisa Hashimu.

Aisha Buhari, Garba Shehu reconcile at son’s wedding

The wedding of Muhammad Garba Shehu and Zuwaira Umar Faruk, on Friday reconciled First Lady, Mrs. Aisha Buhari and Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu.
The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) says it has over 700,000 National e-ID cards yet to be collected by Nigerians from its offices nationwide.

Official: NIMC takes NIN enrollment to post-basic schools in Jigawa

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), Jigawa office, said it had concluded arrangements to take the National Identity Number (NIN) enrollment to 195 post-basic schools in the state.
Kidnap Victim

Jigawa assemblyman’s wife kidnapped

Hajiya Zahra’u Haruna, the wife Alhaji Haruna Aliyu Dangyatum, a member of the Jigawa State House of Assembly from Miga, has been abducted by unknown gunmen from her residence in Dangyatum in Miga Local Government Area.

Official: Jigawa annulled 330 forced marriages in 2019

The Jigawa State Hisbah Board on Thursday said it dissolved no fewer than 330 forced marriage in 2019 after the victims fled their homes in protest.
All is set for Jigawa State gov­ernment to secure N5 billion loan facility to enhance ag­ricultural development, the deputy governor, Alh. Umar Namadi, has disclosed.

Jigawa vows to enhance ag­ricultural development with N5 billion loan facility

All is set for Jigawa State gov­ernment to secure N5 billion loan facility to enhance ag­ricultural development, the deputy governor, Alh. Umar Namadi, has disclosed.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos), has announced the demise of a former member of the house, Rep. Tony Okey. 7

Speaker Gbajabiamila, deputy mourn Fagen Gawo

Speaker of the House of Representatives Femi Gbajabiamila and his Deputy Ahmed Idris Wase have expressed shock over the sudden death of a member of the House, Muhammad Adamu Fagen Gawo.
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Jigawa APC Reps member dies in Dubai

The member of the House of Representatives from Garki/Babura Federal Constituency of Jigawa State, Mr Muhammadu Gawo, has died.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

CAN decries Sultan’s position on ‘persecution of Christians’

Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), has accused the Sultan of Sokoto, His Eminence, Sa’ad Abubakar III, of being economical with the truth as regards the endless attacks and perceived persecution of Christians in northern Nigeria.

Jigawa government empowers 440 women with 1,320 goats

The Jigawa state government says 440 women in Birniwa local government area of the state will be empowered with 1,320 goats under the state Goats Loan Micro Credit Programme.

Sule Lamido: President Buhari should detain central bank governor

A former Jigawa State Governor, Sule Lamido, has challenged President Muhammadu Buhari to also arrest and detain Godwin Emefiele, Central Bank Governor over the same ammunition funds for which Sambo Dasuki suffered.

Jigawa government begins payment of new minimum wage

The Head of the State Civil Service (HoS), Alhaji Hussaini Kila, made this known in a statement in Dutse.

Yuletide: Enugu free transport beneficiaries thank Governor Ugwuanyi

Indigenes of Enugu State residing in other parts of the country who returned home for the festive season through the free transportation programme offered to them by Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi’s administration have expressed deep appreciation to the governor for his magnanimity and commitment to the wellbeing of the people.

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Beyonce kicks off LA memorial for Kobe Bryant and daughter

Beyonce kicked off a star-studded memorial ceremony in Los Angeles on Monday for basketball great Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna who died along with seven others in a helicopter crash last month.
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PEBEC, ICPC collaborate to prosecute corrupt public officials

The Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC) has partnered with the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) to investigate and prosecute public officials and civil servants accused of corrupt practices.
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Senator urges President Buhari to save APC from disintegration

Senator Abu Ibrahim, the Chairman, Board of Trustees (BoT), Council for New Nigeria initiative (CNNi) says President Muhammadu Buhari will preserve his legacy after leaving office if he saves the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) from disintegration.
Opponents to the Indian government’s Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) clash with supporters of the CAA, at Bhajanpura area of New Delhi on February 24, 2020 ahead of US President arrival in New Delhi. – Fresh clashes raged in New Delhi in protests over a contentious citizenship law on February 24, hours ahead of a visit to the Indian capital by US President Donald Trump. India has seen weeks of demonstrations and violence since a new citizenship law — that critics say discriminates against Muslims — came into force in December. (Photo by Sajjad HUSSAIN / AFP)

Four killed in India clash ahead of Donald Trump arrival

A policeman was among at least four people killed in New Delhi on Monday during violent clashes over a contentious citizenship law, local media said, hours before US President Donald Trump arrived in the Indian capital for an official visit.

Teenager steals N340,000 after hiding in bank’s toilet overnight

A 16-year-old boy, Adekunle Ayomikun, who allegedly hid in the toilet of a bank overnight and stole N340,000 was yesterday, remanded at Special Correctional Centre for boys in Oregun, by a Lagos magistrate’s court sitting in Igbosere.