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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

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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MOSOP suspends leader Legborsi Pyagbara

The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) has suspended its president, Legborsi Saro Pyagbara, from office.

How ex-Katsina governor blew N5.7 billion on politics – ex-aide

A witness told the Federal High Court in Katsina Tuesday of how about N5.7 billion Subsidy Reinvestment and Empowerment Programme (SURE-P) funds went down the drain.

Official: About 60m Nigerians suffering from mental disorder

The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Health, Abdulaziz Mashi Abdullahi, has reaffirmed the commitment of the Federal Government towards reducing cases of mental disorder in Nigeria.

El-Kanemi fail to retain Imama Amapakabo over Super Eagles job

El-Kanemi Technical Adviser, Imama Amapakabo, has paid the price of keeping two jobs, following the club’s decision not to renew his contract ahead of the Nigeria Professional Football Season (NPFL).
Santiago Solari

Santiago Solari takes full control at Real Madrid until 2021

European champions Real Madrid have handed Santiago Solari a contract as first team coach through to June 2021, the club announced in a statement on Tuesday.