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Jigawa launches food and nutrition programme for women

Jigawa state government has launched food and nutrition as well as social protection polices to tackle the high rate of maternal/child mortality, poverty  among women in the state. Addressing participants Tuesday at the official launching of the two policies document in Dutse, the state Deputy Governor Barrister Ibrahim Hassan Hadejia …

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Jigawa doles out N4bn to people with disabilities

<!– –> Jigawa state Governor, Muhammad Badaru The Jigawa State Rehabilitation Board says it has paid N4 billion Social Security Allowance to no fewer than 4,050 Persons Living With Disabilities (PLWDAs) in the state. The Jigawa State Rehabilitation Board says it has paid N4 billion Social Security Allowance to no …

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Boosting agric, the way forward

Successes were recorded in the areas of agriculture as a result of the Federal Government resolve to diversify the economy. Two noticeable areas were fertilizer initiative and the Anchor borrower’s programme. Under fertilizer initiative, many fertilizer companies are now established in the country, which made it easier for farmers to …

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Jigawa govt targets 155395 persons for Trachoma treatment

Jigawa govt targets 155,395 persons for Trachoma treatment The Jigawa Primary Health care Development Agency (JPHDA) has said it is targeting 155,395 people Gumel Local Government Area of the state for treatment against trachoma. Trachoma is a bacterial infection of the eyes that can lead to blindness if not properly …

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Nigeria: Electoral Board Battles 557 Court Cases Over 2019 Polls

By Chibuzo Ukaibe, Sunday Isuwa and Benjamin Isaiah With 44 days to the inauguration of newly elected leaders at the federal and state levels on May 29, 557 aggrieved candidates in the 2019 general elections have joined the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the cases they filed before the …

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Jigawa Targets 1.7m Children For Polio Immunisation

The Jigawa State Primary Healthcare Development Agency (JSPHCDA) says it is targetting 1.7 million children in the first round of 2019 polio immunisation campaign across the state. The Executive Secretary of the agency, Dr Kabir Ibrahim, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Dutse on Tuesday that enough personnel …

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