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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.

Empowerment: Jigawa government distributes N57 million to 11,400 women

No fewer than 11,400 women have benefited from Jigawa Government’s N57 million grant to small scale business holders in the Northwest Senatorial District of the state.

NSCDC operatives arrest suspected robber in Jigawa – spokesman

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Jigawa said it had arrested a suspected armed robber at Gujungu town, Taura Local Government Area (LGA) of the state.
Muhammadu Badaru Jigawa

Jigawa approves N22.4 billion for regional, township roads

The Jigawa State Executive Council has approved the contracts of 18 road projects at the cost of N22,453,628,029.10.
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NIMC opens 10 special centres in Jigawa to speed up ID card enrolment

The Jigawa office of the National Identity Cards Commission (NIMC) says it has opened 10 more special registration centres to speed up enrollment in the state.
Social Democratic Party (SDP)

Woman leader drums support for SDP

Hajiya Balaraba Abdullahi, Social Democratic Party (SDP) Woman Leader in Jigawa, has appealed to women to support the party in the state.
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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.

Party primaries: Police arrest 49 suspected thugs in Jigawa

The Jigawa Police Command said it arrested 49 suspected political thugs during the recently conducted primary elections in the state.

CPC confiscates adulterated sesame seeds in Jigawa

The Jigawa State Consumer Protection Committee said it confiscated eight sacks of adulterated sesame seeds worth N240,000 in Gugunju International Grains Market in Taura Local Government Area of the state.

Flood kills 16 in Kano, Jigawa

The Kano State Government has confirmed the death of nine people and injury of five others during a recent flood disaster in nine local government areas of the state.

Housewife arrested for allegedly poisoning mate’s food in Jigawa

The Jigawa Police Command said it had arrested a 45-year-old housewife (name withheld), who allegedly food poisoned to death her 14-year old housemate, Zulfa’u Amadu, in Kangan Village in Taura local government area.

Jigawa govt prepares abattoirs for wholesome meat circulation

The Jigawa State Ministry of Agriculture said it has taken measures to check the circulation of unwholesome meat and keep the 20 abattoirs in the state free from infections.

CCT: Fed govt disburses N229.6m to 22,926 poor, vulnerable in Jigawa

The Federal Government on Thursday said it had disbursed N229, 640,000 million to 22,962 women considered to be poor and vulnerable in Jigawa, under its Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT).

Jigawa gov vow deals with public health saboteurs

Governor Muhammadu Badaru Abubakar of Jigawa State has vowed to deal with anybody that was involved in the present decaying of some public hospitals in the state.

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About 40 people remain trapped in Liberian gold mine

Fellow miners have been using their bare hands to remove debris in an effort to free some 40 gold miners who have been trapped for a week, a spokesperson for Liberia's disaster management agency said on Sunday.

APGA alleges plot by PDP to rig Abia elections

The All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) in Abia says it has uncovered the Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) grand plot to rig the general elections in the state.

Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa: Movement restriction during elections is illegal

Activist lawyer, Mr Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, has warned the police against restricting human and vehicular movements on election days, saying it is unconstitutional.
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Election: PDP, APC trade words over withdrawal of INEC sensitive materials

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti, on Sunday accused the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), of alleged plan to rig the Presidential and National Assembly elections in favour of the ruling All Progressives Congress, (APC).

NCDC: Nigeria exceeds emergency threshold for Lassa fever

With 136 confirmed cases of Lassa fever, 31 death and 22.8 percent fatality rate, the Nigeria Center Disease Control (NCDC), said that Nigeria has exceeded the emergency threshold for Lassa fever.