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2019 Hajj: Jigawa closes sale of seat June 18

<!– A general view shows pilgrims performing evening prayers in Mecca’s Grand Mosque –> Pilgrims performing evening prayers in Mecca’s Grand Mosque. Public Relations Officer of the Jigawa State Pilgrims Welfare Board (JSPWB), Alhaji Ibrahim Hashim, has disclose that the board would close sale of seats for the 2019 Hajj …

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Nigeria: Flood Claims 74 Lives in Jigawa, Katsina, Kaduna – AllAfrica

Photo: ICIR Nigeria By Dutse, Muh’d Zangina Kura No fewer than 74 persons have lost their lives following the flood disasters in parts of Katsina, Kaduna and Jigawa states. The North West coordinator of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Mr Ishaya Chonoko, who revealed this yesterday, said that many …

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Ending Open Defecation In Nigeria: How Realistic Is It?

A major concern in achieving the Sustainable Development Goal on Water Sanitation and Hygiene Is how to end Open Defecation by 2030. How realistic is this? Nigeria is suffering from a defecation problem. Defecating in the open is one of the leading devastating menaces to public health in Nigeria. The …

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Jigawa Set To Conduct LG Election June 29

The Jigawa State Independent Electoral Commission (JISIEC), has fixed Saturday, June 29, for the conduct of local government election in the 27  councils of the state. The JISIEC chairman, Alhaji Muhammad Ahmad made the disclosure in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Dutse on Wednesday. He said …

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PHOTOS: Flood Forces Six Schools To Close In Jigawa

  Six schools have been closed in Hadejia Local Government Area (LGA) of Jigawa State following a downpour. The Education Secretary of the local Government, Musa Garba, confirmed this to Channels Television via a telephone interview on Friday. He explained that students of the affected schools were relocated to neighbouring …

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NJC recommends Tanko Muhammad for appointment as substantive CJN

Ade Adesomoju, Abuja The National Judicial Council has said that it has recommended to President Muhammadu Buhari the appointment of Justice Tanko Muhammad as the substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria. The NJC said this in a statement by its Director, Information, Mr. Soji Oye, on Wednesday. Justice Muhammad was sworn …

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Ruga, A Right Not Privilege For Fulanis – Gov Badaru

Jigawa state governor, Muhammad Badaru Abubakar has affirmed that the Ruga project as initiated by the president Muhammadu Buhari led administration was only suspended pending when all necessary measures are put in place. Badaru, who described the Ruga project for herders as a right of those in the business and …

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Jigawa Lawmakers Disagree Over Deduction Of N5m To Fight Hunger

File Photo   Lawmakers in Jigawa State have disagreed over the deduction of five million naira from their Constituency Project Fund to support children suffering from malnutrition. The lawmakers entered into a heated debate on Friday when the Executive Secretary of the Primary Health Care Management Board, Dr Kabir Ibrahim, …

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Flood submerges school buildings in Jigawa

Frequent heavy downpour in Hadejia town of Jigawa State have resulted in the submerging of five primary and junior secondary schools in the area, an official said on Friday. Alhaji Musa Garba, the Education Secretary, Hadejia Local Government Area of Jigawa, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Hadejia, …

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