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Police arrest 22-year-old man for beheading his brother in Jigawa over cattle

The Police Command in Jigawa has arrested a 22-year-old man, Gambo Sa’idu of Badakoshi village in Gwaram Local Government Area, for allegedly beheading his brother during an argument over cattle. The command Public Relations Officer, SP Audu Jinjiri, who confirmed the incident to NAN in Dutse, said one Gambo killed …

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More Lawmakers Scheme for Speakership Position

By Shola Oyeyipo in Abuja As more members of the House Representatives are awaiting the official position of the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on its zoning arrangement for the speakership, more lawmakers are already scheming to clinch the number one position in the House of Representatives. While …

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‘Envious’ 22- year-old man beheads elder brother in Jigawa

‘Envious’ 22- year-old man beheads elder brother in Jigawa The police in Jigawa on Wednesday arrested a man for allegedly beheading his elder half-brother. Police spokesperson in Jigawa, Audu Jinjiri, told PREMIUM TIMES that the incident happened on Tuesday at about 2:45 p.m in Gwaram Local Government Area of the …

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INEC presents certificates of return to Gov Badaru, 30 state lawmakers

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has presented certificates of return to the Jigawa state Governor-elect, Muhammad Badaru Abubakar and 30 members of the state house of assembly. INEC commissioner, Muhammad Isah, said the elected governor and lawmakers were given the certificates of return following their victory in the just-concluded …

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Election: Jigawa PDP To Write Petition Against CP To IGP, Police Commission

DUTSE – The Jigawa Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that it would write a petition against the Jigawa State Commissioner of Police, Bala Maza Senchi, alleging that he worked against the party during the last gubernatorial election. Addressing a press conference in Dutse, former governor Sule Lamido, indicted the police …

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How fire disaster razed down community in Jigawa

Tragedy struck last Tuesday following an inferno that turned silent community of Barebari in Ringim local government area of Jigawa state to rubbles. The most consoling part of the tales of the disaster was no life was lost. The Barebari community, which has a population of about 1,000 people went …

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Rep Da’u joins race for deputy speaker

The member representing Birnin-Kudu/Buji Federal Constituency of Jigawa State, Magaji Da’u Aliyu, has joined the race for deputy speaker of the House of Representatives. Da’u, who was first elected to the house in 2015 on the platform of APC, made his intention known to Daily Trust in Abuja yesterday. The …

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Plateau Guber polls: Lalong’s victory a defeat of elites’ gang-up – Gov. Badaru

Sequel to the declaration of Governor Simon Lalong as the winner of the gubernatorial election in Plateau State, the Jigawa State Governor, Muhammad Abubakar Badaru, has described the victory as the defeat of “elite gang-ups”. He equally said Lalong won the re-run because of his high performance and his love …

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Nigeria: INEC Declares Lalong, Ortom, Tambuwal, Ganduje Reelected

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday finally drew the curtain on governorship elections in four of the seven outstanding states, returning Governors Aminu Tambuwal (Sokoto), Samuel Ortom (Benue), Simon Lalong (Plateau) and Abdullahi Ganduje (Kano) as elected for second term. Three states, Bauchi, Adamawa and Rivers, however, remain contentious. …

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How Buhari’s popularity won election for APC in Jigawa

ADAMU AMADU writes on the governorship and House of Assembly election held in Jigawa State, concluding that the popularity of President Muhammadu Buhari considerably won the election for the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state.   The battle for 2019 general election in Jigawa State was mainly fought between …

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