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Jigawa Govt Expresses Shock Over Death Of AVM Abdullahi

Hamza Abdullahi died on Wednesday in Germany (image courtesy Hadejia Emirate) The Jigawa State Government has expressed its shock over the death of former military governor of old Kano State Air Vice Marshall Hamza Abdullahi. Abdullahi, 73, who hails from Hadejia, died on Wednesday in a German hospital after a brief …

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There’ll be trouble if APC rigs 2019 election — Ex-Niger governor, Aliyu

Former governor of Niger State, Babangida Aliyu, on Thursday said there will be trouble if the ruling All Progressive Congress rigs the 2019 general election. He said Nigerians and the international community are anticipating an excellent election devoid of rigging. Mr Aliyu stated this in Dutse, Jigawa State capital, shortly …

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Jigawa distributes 4000 tons of grains to vulnerable families

Jigawa state government has distributed 4,000 tonnes of assorted grains to vulnerable families under its programme, food transfer for fight against hunger and starvation among the most vulnerable households. The Executive Secretary of State Rehabilitation Board, Alhaji Ibrahim Rabakaya, who made the disclosure, said government had spent N400m for the …

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Ganduje mourns ex-Kano Governor, AVM Abdullahi

The condolence is contained in a statement signed by the Commissioner for Information, Malam Muhammad Garba and made available to newsmen on Friday in Kano. The governor also condoled the government and people of Jigawa State and Hadejia community over the loss of the former military governor. He paid tribute to the …

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Ex-presidential aide Doyin Okupe posts fake PDP rally picture

A former aide of ex-Presidents Goodluck Jonathan and Olusegun Obasanjo, Doyin Okupe, Friday tweeted a fake picture to distort the reality of what really happened during the People’s Democratic Party’s campaign at Dutse Jigawa state. The flag-off of campaigns by the party in Jigawa State was held on Thursday with …

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FACT-CHECK: Is INEC Commissioner, Amina Zakari, President Buhari’s Niece?

On Thursday, January 3, 2019, Mr. Kola Ologbondiyan, Director, Media and Publicity of the PDP Presidential Campaign Organisation, labelled Mrs. Amina Bala Zakari, a niece of President Muhammadu Buhari. In a statement sent to Pulse by the PDP spokesperson, Ologbondiyan said: “we have been raising the flag on how the …

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Flood victims get N19m relief materials in Jigawa

Jigawa State government has distributed food and relief materials worth N19m to People With Disability (PWD) that were affected by flood disaster in the state. It would be recalled that two months ago, flood wrecked havoc in the state following an overflow of River Hadejia which led to loss of …

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Man Hospitalised After Suicide Attempt In Jigawa

A 40 years old man, Abdullahi Jafaru, has been hospitalized after a failed attempt at suicide, the Jigawa State Police Command said. SP Abdu Jinjiri, the spokesperson of the command made this revelation in the state capital Dutse. According to Jinjiri, Jafaru’s failure to convince his wife to come back home …

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Jigawa Govt registers 722,000 pupils for school feeding programme – Deputy Gov.

The Jigawa Government says 722,000 primary four to primary six pupils will benefit from the schools feeding programme. Children benefiting from Home Growth School Feeding Programme  Speaking during a sensitisation campaign for stakeholders in Kaugama on Tuesday, Deputy Governor Ibrahim Hassan, also said that 7,100 cooks would be engaged to …

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