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Boko Haram: Sule Lamido cautions Obasanjo, says ex-president should not make himself a bigot ▷ Legit.ng

– A former governor of Jigawa state, Sule Lamido, has called on ex-president Olusegun Obasanjo to withdraw a statement credited to him about Boko Haram agenda – Obasanjo was said to have claimed that Boko Haram has an agenda of ‘Fulanization’ of West Africa and ‘Islamization’ of Africa – Lamido …

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Obasanjo’s Sermon On ‘Mount Oleh’

Again, ex-president Olusegun Obasanjo has got the nation talking. Penultimate Saturday, Obasanjo delivered, what is clearly, a sermon at the 2019 Synod of the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), held in Oleh, Isoko South council area of Delta State where he branded the aim of the terror sect Boko Haram …

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Nigeria: Over 850000 Nigerians in 12 States At Risk of Poisoning From Mercury Use

Photo: Dominic Kirui/Thomson Reuters Foundation Abuja — In Nigeria, not less than 850,690 people are at risk of mercury poisoning. In at least 12 Nigerian States, particularly Niger, Osun and Zamfara, artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) is one of their key source of income generation; however, ASGM is also …

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Jigawa pension board disburses N480m to 258 pensioners

The Jigawa state Pension Board has disbursed the sum of N480,699,608.46 million  to 258 pensioners to enable them cater for their families in the month of Ramadan. The disbursement was done by the executive secretary of the board, Alhaji Hashim Ahmad Fagam. While briefing reporters he said it was part …

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Gov. Badaru dissolves governing councils, boards of tertiary institutions under education ministry

The SSG extended the government’s appreciation for the services rendered by the members of the affected councils/boards. Abdulkadir expressed the hope that they would accept whenever similar call was made for them to serve the state. He listed the affected institutions/agencies to include; College of Education, Gumel, Jigawa State Polytechnic, …

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Windstorm destroys 100 houses, injures children in Jigawa

Over one hundred houses and properties worth millions of naira were destroyed by a heavy windstorm in Kiyawa town of Kiyawa Local Government in Jigawa State. A Resident of the area, Malam Sale told, DAILY POST that the incident happened on Friday at about 5:30 at Mandela, Zakirai Yamma, Kofar …

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Nigeria approves $1bn Chinese loan for Hydropower project

Nigeria’s Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved $1 billion Chinese loan from Chinese EXIM Bank for the development of the Gurara II hydroelectric project in Kaduna State in the north of the country. The Gurara II hydroelectric dam will produce 360 MW. The Gurara River is already serving to generate …

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Ikom, 10 other local governments where open defecation is now ‘old fashioned’

– UNICEF has said that 11 local have successfully eliminated the practise of open defecation – The international organisation said UNICEF and United Purposes have been able to support the ministry of water resources to have some local government area become ODF – UNICEF also said that said 47 million …

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Jigawa Land Grabbing: Protesting farmers lament arrest, treatment by govt

Tension is rising in Gagarawa Local Government Area of Jigawa State as residents alleged constant arrest and police brutality following their protest of alleged seizure of their farmlands. Mu’azu Jibrin, a resident, said they live in constant fear of arrest and intimidation by the state authorities after they rejected and …

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