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Anti-graft war: ICPC seeks cooperation with Jigawa govt

Mr Zayyanu Danmusa, the Commissioner in the ICPC in charge of Kano and Jigawa States, has solicited the cooperation of the Jigawa Government in the commission’s anti-corruption campaign in the state.

Buhari approves new rail line from Kano to Daura, others

The Federal Government on Friday disclosed that President Muhammadu Buhari has approved a rail line from Kano to his hometown in Daura, Jibia local government areas of Katsina State.

Jigawa SUBEB conducts biometric verification to uncover ghost workers

The Jigawa State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), on Tuesday, said it had begun the biometric verification of its staff to uncover ghost workers.

Jigawa airlifts all intending pilgrims to Saudi Arabia – official

The Jigawa Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board says it has completed the transportation of the intending pilgrims from the state to Saudi Arabia.

FADAMA III trains 300 youths, women in Jigawa

The FADAMA III Project in Jigawa has trained 300 youths and women in agricultural entrepreneurship, as part of efforts to boost food production in the state.

FAO distributes bags of rice seeds to farmers

The Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) in collaboration with Africa Rice Nigeria has distributed 51 bags of improved rice seeds to 50 farmers in Anambra to boost production.

Fed govt gets $1.5bn to tackle water problems in states

The Federal Government has secured over $1.5 billion to address the problems associated with the provision of urban water in some states.

Benue, Chinese company to partner on improved seedlings

Benue State Government says it has plans to partner with a Chinese Seed company, Yuan’s Seed Company, for the provision of improved seedlings for farmers in the state.

Fed govt obtains $770m loan for water, spends $1.5bn – Minister

The Federal Government has obtained $770million loan to provide water to some states of the federation in order to reduce waterborne diseases and provide water to farmers for irrigation purposes, it was learnt yesterday.

Protesting Shi’ites demand fed govt to release El-Zakzaky or kill them all

Members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, IMN, otherwise called Shi’ites has blocked all the major highways in Kaduna metropolis in protest, requesting the Federal Government to release their leader, Shiekh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, or kill all of them.

We’re yet to audit TSA – Auditor-General

The Auditor-General of the Federation, Anthony Ayine, says his office is yet to audit the Treasury Single Account (TSA) two years after its commencement.

Lack of funds thwarts HIV/AIDS control in Jigawa

Lack of funds has been identified as a major hindrance affecting the conduct of HIV/AIDS test in the designated centres across Jigawa State.

Nigeria committed to total defeat of Boko Haram – minister

The Federal Government remained committed to winning the war against insurgency, the Minister of Defence, Malam Muneer Dan-Ali, has assured.

NYSC redeploys 109 corps members from Jigawa

One hundred and nine corps members posted to Jigawa in the Batch `A’ Stream have been redeployed to other states, according to Mr Michael Amolo, NYSC Coordinator in the state.

Four pupils arrested over theft of N1.4m laptops

Four pupils of Government Science and Technical College, Karniya in Yankwashe Local Government Area of Jigawa State have been arrested over theft of 18 sets of mini laptop computers worth N1.4 million.

We didn’t plug all loopholes to end corruption – Jonathan

For the first time, former President Goodluck Jonathan said in Abuja on Saturday that his administration did not plug all loopholes in its bid to end corruption in the country.

Jigawa govt releases N5m to care for windstorm victims

Executive Secretary, Jigawa State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), Alhaji Yusuf Babura, says that the state government has released N5 million to support the victims of wind disaster in the state.

Herbalist remanded over apprentice’s mysterious death

A 25-year-old herbalist, Rabiu Sani, has landed in prison over the sudden death of his apprentice/salesboy, Tijani Dabo.

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World heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua has expressed appreciation to the Consul General of Nigeria in New York, Mr Benaoyagha Okoyen, for psyching him up to reclaim his titles.

Anthony Joshua thanks Nigerian envoy for inspiring him

World heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua has expressed appreciation to the Consul General of Nigeria in New York, Mr Benaoyagha Okoyen, for psyching him up to reclaim his titles.
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Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike addressing the meeting with Kalabari Ethnic Nationality at the Government House Port Harcourt on Wednesday.

Rivers governor threatens to sack traditional ruler over ‘romance’ with Bayelsa governor

Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike has called on on leaders of Kalabari ethnic group inn the State to prevail on the Amanyanabo of Kalabari, King Theophilus J.T. Princewill, not to allow himself to be used by external forces to create disunity in the State.