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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.
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.
The Jigawa Police Command said it arrested 49 suspected political thugs during the recently conducted primary elections in the state.
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.
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.
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.
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).
The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) has suspended its president, Legborsi Saro Pyagbara, from office.
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.
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 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).
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.
Former Green Eagles winger, Adegoke Adelabu says football-loving Nigerians should not lose sleep over the absence of team captain, Mikel Obi from the Super Eagles squad.
Niger State Government has warned Nigerian to be cautious of meats in circulation that contains steroid applied by local livestock farmers and butchers.
The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has stated that the agency will enforce strict compliance to the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) regulation which puts a maximum of 0.5 per cent sulphur cap on all fuel used by vessels by the year 2020.
A total of 103 former members of the youth vigilante force, Civilian JTF, who supported the military to fight Boko Haram in Borno State, have been recruited into the Nigerian army.
The Comptroller-General, Nigeria Immigration Service, Muhammad Babandede, has said that the approval of N7.1 billion for the construction of NIS technology centre would enhance effective service delivery.