Jigawa to transit 107 nomadic schools in 2021

November 23, 2020 Muhammad Aliyu 0

To justify its priority on educational development of all categoriesIn the 2021 fiscal year, the Jigawa state government has planned to transit 107 girls nomadic schools across the state to Junior Secondary Schools and the sum of N100 million has been earmarked for the nomadic education sub sector. This was contained in the 2021 appropriation bill submitted to theHouse of Read More

Happening now: Northern governors in emergency meeting over #EndSARS

October 22, 2020 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

Northern states governors under the aegis of Northern States Governors Forum (NSGF) are currently holding an emergency closed door meeting in Kaduna. The meeting, which kicked off with 16 states from the North represented, is presided over by the Chairman of the Forum and Governor Simon Bako Lalong of Plateau state.  The meeting, which started at 1:50pm is expected to Read More

Breaking: Buhari appoints media aide, 3 others as INEC Commissioners

October 13, 2020 Taiye Odewale 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed one of his media aides Lauretta Onochie as as a national commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission representing Delta state. The president also appointed Prof. Mohammed Sani from Katsina state, Prof. Kunle Ajayi from Ekiti state and Seidu Ahmed from Jigawa state as national commissioners. The appointment of Onochie and three others, subject to Read More

Lawmaker’s son abducted in Jigawa

October 5, 2020 Bayo Muhammad Alabira 0

The son of a lawmaker, representing Auyo state constituency in Jigawa state House of Assembly has been abducted by gunmen in the early hours of Saturday. The victim, Abdullahi Sani, 35, is a teacher at the Government Girls Secondary School, Birniwa. However, the accident occurred at Hadejia town where he resides with his family. Sources said the gunmen numbered about Read More

Attack on Jigawa govt, SEMA officials, journalists political – Badaru

October 2, 2020 Bayo Muhammad Alabira 0

Governor Mohammed Badaru Abubakar said the attack carried out recently on government official, journalists and Jigawa State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) was politically motivated. According to the governor, findings indicated that some politicians were behind the scene of what happened last week at Ganuwar Kuka. It would be recalled that last Thursday, a Special Assistant to the Governor, Hamza Muhammed, Read More

COVID-19: Jigawa distributes palliatives to 49,000 beneficiaries

September 16, 2020 Bayo Muhammad Alabira 0

To cushion the effect of poverty among the citizenry, Jigawa state government has flagged-off the distribution of palliatives across the 27 local government areas of the state. The flag-off distribution took place at Dutse local government secretariat, where several items were distributed among the beneficiaries. Speaking at the occasion, the state Head of Service and chairman palliatives committee, Alhaji Hussaini Read More

Breaking: FG unveils 12 new Perm Secs…see their full names, state of origin

June 16, 2020 Editor 0

President Mohammadu Buhari on Tuesday approved the appointment of 12 new Permanent Secretaries in the Federal Civil Service. Head of the Civil Service of the Federation (HOCSF), Dr Folasade Yem-Esanmade, this known in a statement signed by Director Communication, Mrs Olawunmi Ogunmosunle, in her office in Abuja. The new Permanent Secretaries are; Mr Akinlade Oluwatoyin from Kogi, Malam Alkali Nura Read More

First coronavirus death hits Jigawa

April 30, 2020 Editor 0

First coronavirus death has been recorded in Jigawa state. The commissioner of health and the chairman of the task force on Covid-19, Dr Abba Zakari, who disclosed this via a press briefing in Dutse, Jigawa state capital said the local governments affected include Dutse, Gwaram, Miga. Details loading…

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Badaru tasks civil servants on hard work

February 6, 2020 Editorial III 0

Jigawa state Governor Mohammed Badaru Abubakar, has urged  civil servants in the state to be more committed to hard work, competent and resilience in development of the state. The Governor who stated this during the swearing-in ceremony of the Head of Service and 12 Permanent Secretaries said he knows each and every one of them, because they served in various Read More

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Sule Lamido: A noble northerner and patriot

January 6, 2020 Editorial III 0

When Sule Lamido took over power in 2007, Jigawa was at the peak of political, social, economic and even mental degradation. You cannot imagine seeing the condition of our schools, hospitals, roads and other infrastructures which were in total state of dilapidation. But within a short time Lamido restored a new social life for the people by providing succours that Read More

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Jigawa speaker tasks police on insecurity

December 12, 2019 Editorial III 0

The speaker Jigawa state House of Assembly, Honourable Idris Garba Kareka, has called on security operatives in the country to frontally confront all security challenges with a view to curbing criminal activities. The speaker made the call at the Jigawa state Police headquarters when he paid a courtesy visit to the new Commissioner of Police Wednesday in his office. Answering Read More

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How SDGs/SPU impacts government projects In Jigawa

November 19, 2019 Editorial III 0

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), otherwise known as the Global Goals, are a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity. The 2030 agenda for the SDGs comprises a set of 17 goals which are aimed at transforming societies with a view to addressing social and economic development issues. Read More

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Don’t be ashamed to return to PDP, Lamido tells defectors

October 23, 2019 Editorial III 0

Former governor of Jigawa state Alhaji Sule Lamido has urged those that defected from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to other parties between 2015 and 2019 not to be ashamed to rejoin the PDP. The presidential aspirant on the platform of the PDP stated this while addressing the party stalwarts from across the state during a meeting held to select Read More

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Sule Lamido: From radicalism to statesmanship

October 3, 2019 Editorial III 0

When the political history of Nigeria since attaining independence in October 1960 is relived, mentions would be made of how certain individuals bestrode the national scheme of things. While some of these patriots, including the venerable pan Africanist, Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe; influential political and religious leader of the north, Sir Ahmadu Bello; the widely revered Chief Obafemi Awolowo and the Read More

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Lamido, Jigawa @28 and the rest of us

September 11, 2019 Editorial III 0

On August 27, 1991, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida created nine more states, namely, Jigawa, Abia, Enugu, Delta, Kebbi, Osun, Kogi, Taraba and Yobe, bringing the total number of states in Nigeria to 30. When Sule Lamido became governor in 2007, Jigawa was at the peak of political, social, economic and even mental degeneration. Our schools, hospitals, roads and other infrastructure were Read More

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Flood submerged 500 houses in Ringim – LG chair

August 27, 2019 Editorial III 0

Acting chairman of Ringim local government area of Jigawa state, Aliyu Abubakar  Dangare has appealed to state and federal governments  as well as wealthy  individuals to assist  affected victims of flood disaster in the area. He made the appeal while addressing reporters on the calamity that hit the areas by flood where over 600 houses were washed away. He said Read More

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One dies as NDLEA raids hide out of drug addicts in Jigawa

April 5, 2019 Editorial II 0

The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Jigawa state branch has raided the hide out of drug addicts in Kazaure, the headquarters of Kazaure local government area where one person is said to have died while trying to escape. Aaccording to an eyewitness who identified the victim as Abubakar Lawal, 25-year-old,  a resident of Sha-iskawa in Kazaure town said he Read More

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Jigawa: Appoint competent commissioners, APC chieftain tells Badaru

March 31, 2019 Editorial II 0

A chieftain of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Jigawa state, Alhaji Ibrahim Gambo Dantalan has called on Governor Mohammed Badaru Abubakar to appoint competent and credible people into his cabinets to fast track developments in the Nextlevel of his administration. The Governor was further advised to pick those that are tested and trusted in handling the affairs of the Read More

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WhyI won’t step down for Atiku – Lamido

September 12, 2018 Blueprint 0

A former governor of Jigawa state, Sule Lamido, has responded to a statement in which former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, said he would step down for him in the presidential race. Both men are running for the ticket of opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) alongside about ten other aspirants. At a meeting with PDP leaders in Dutse, Jigawa state, Abubakar Read More

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Saraki, Tambuwal won’t dump APC – Jigawa gov

April 24, 2018 Blueprint 0

Governor Abubakar Badaru of Jigawa state and chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Convention Committee said on Monday that the President of the Senate, Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki, and Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto state have no plans to dump the APC. Badaru said this in Abuja while fielding questions from State House correspondents after a close-door meeting Read More