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No fewer than 680 repatriated Almajiri have been screened by the Jigawa State Government in collaboration with the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) through an approved private laboratory for the testing and management of the Islamic pupils before onward handing to their parents.

Jigawa screens over 680 repatriated Almajiri for coronavirus

No fewer than 680 repatriated Almajiri have been screened by the Jigawa State Government in collaboration with the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) through an approved private laboratory for the testing and management of the Islamic pupils before onward handing to their parents.

Jigawa governor appoints new head of civil service

Governor Muhammad Badaru of Jigawa has confirmed the appointment of Mr Hussaini Kila as substantive State’s Head of the Civil Service.
The Kebbi State border operations of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has seized over 379 gallons of smuggled oil, four bags of Moringa snuff, 59 bags of fertilizer and other prohibited items smuggled into Nigeria through illegal routes from neighboring countries.

Joint Customs-Miltary patrol kill alleged smuggler in Babura

A joint border patrol team of Customs and Military officers gunned down a suspected rice smuggler yesterday in the Babura Local Government Area of Jigawa State.

Jigawa government advises residents on safety as federal government sprays quelea birds

The Jigawa State Government on Friday advised residents on safety as the Federal Government concludes arrangement to begin aerial spraying of quelea birds in some parts of the state.

Hajj: Jigawa airlifts last batch of pilgrims to Saudi Arabia

The last batch of Jigawa State intending pilgrims, numbering 343, have been airlifted to Saudi Arabia.

Jigawa council to vaccinate 25,000 livestock

No fewer than 25,000 livestock will be vaccinated against contagious Bovine Pleuropneumonia (CBP) and Pests des Petits Ruminants (PPR) in Kirikasamma Local Government Area of Jigawa under the 2019 Animal Vaccination Programme.

Zakat committee distributes grains to less privileged

The Hadejia Emirate Council Zakat Committee in Jigawa on Sunday distributed bags of assorted grains worth N11 million to 1,236 less privileged in Kirikasamma Local Government Area.
The National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria held a peaceful protest in Lagos on Tuesday to mark the 40th anniversary of the organisation.

NLC donates relief items to 13 local council ravaged by flood in Jigawa

The Nigeria Labour Congress has distributed relief items to victims of flood in 13 local government areas of the state affected by flood in 2018 rainy season.

Jigawa government moves to curtail spread of foot and mouth disease in cows

The Jigawa State Government has directed all cattle breeders in the state to take their cows suffering from foot and mouth disease to the nearest veterinary clinics, for medical attention.
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.

Police deploy strike force to stop destruction of farmlands by armed herders in Jigawa

The Police in Jigawa said they have deployed a strike force squad to stop more destruction of farmlands in Kirikasamma Local Government Area of the state by nomadic herdsmen.
Former Jigawa State Governor Sule Lamido

Sule Lamido: Nigerians living in fear

Sule Lamido, a presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says Nigerians are living in fear.

Sule Lamido: APC is encouraging vote-buying

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and former Governor of Jigawa State, Dr. Sule Lamido, has accused the All Progressive Party (APC) of encouraging vote buying and selling through their “policy of pauperising Nigerians.”
Governor Abubakar Badaru Babura of Jigawa

Jigawa government to recruit 1,736 teachers

The chairman of State Universal Education Board (SUBEB) in Jigawa, Salisu Zakar, said on Wednesday that the state government would employ 1,736 teachers, to address the shortage of teachers in its primary and junior secondary schools in the state.

500 PDP members defect to APC in Jigawa

No fewer than 500 members of People Democratic Party (PDP) have defected to All Progressives Congress (APC) in Roni Local Government Area of Jigawa State.

Governor Badaru commended for completing inherited road projects

The Minister of Power Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, has commended Gov. Muhammad Badaru of Jigawa for commitment in completing several road projects he inherited from past administration in the state.

JNI trains members on security, safety, disaster management in Jigawa

Jama’atul Nasril Islam (JNI), Jigawa Chapter, has organised a security, safety, disaster management and First Aid training workshop for its members.

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The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Niger says 12 people have died in an accident on Sunday at Sawmill village along Mokwa -Makera road in Mokwa Local Government Area of the state.

FRSC alerts motorists on imminent diversion on Lagos 3rd mainland bridge

The Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, says diversion and safety precaution are imminent, owing to the emergency rehabilitation on the third mainland bridge in Lagos.
Ibrahim Magu . EFCC

Former Ekiti governor wants Ibrahim Magu placed on watch list so he won’t flee

Former Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has asked security agencies in the country to place suspended acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, on watch list.
The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) says it has postponed the screening test for its 72 Regular Course schedule to hold on May 30, adding that a new date will be communicated.

NDA reaffirms commitment to turn out best officers

The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Comandant Maj.-Gen. Jamil Sarham, reaffirmed the academy’s commitment to turn out the best officers for the Nigerian Armed Forces.
8. President Muhammadu Buhari presides over the weekly virtual Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting, at the Council Chambers, State House, Abuja.

Aviation, education ministries, others make presentations at FEC meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over the seventh virtual meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) at the Council Chamber of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

NAWOJ: Houses without decent toilet facilities encourage raping of females

The chairperson of the Plateau Chapter of the Nigerian Association of Women Journalist (NAWOJ), Jennifer Yarima, has observed that women and girls living in houses without toilet facilities are more at risk of being raped.