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Nigeria: Why Northwest Should Vote Atiku, Obi – PDP

By Eric Meya, Seye Olumide, Azimazi Momoh Jimoh, Isa Abdulsalamiahovi and Muyiwa Adeyemi The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) began its presidential campaign in Sokoto yesterday with a promise that Nigerians would get a better deal if they vote for its candidate former Vice President Atiku Abubakar. National Chairman Uche Secondus …

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Jigawa Govt moves to curtail spread of foot and mouth disease in cows

The Jigawa State Government has directed all cattle breeders in the state to take their cows suffering from foot and mouth disease to the nearest veterinary clinics, for medical attention. The Commissioner for Agriculture in the state, Kabiru Ali, gave the directive through the ministry’s spokesman, Malam Zubairu Sulaiman, in Dutse on …

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Unity Bank partners Jigawa on FG’s ‘Trader ‘Moni’

  The federal government has formally flagged off social welfare initiatives code-named ‘Trader Moni’ in partnership with Jigawa State government and Unity Bank Plc with the initial sum of N300 million.   With a total of N1.5 billion earmarked for the initiative, the scheme is meant to accelerate an on- …

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APC/PDP supporters disrupt Gov Badaru, VC speeches at Lamido varsity convocation

By Aliyu Dangida Dutse—There was pandemonium at the maiden convocation of Sule Lamido University, Kafin Hausa, in Jigawa State, weekend, as the venue of the occasion was hijacked by supporters of All Progressives Congress, APC, and Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Sule Lamido Trouble started when the state governor and the …

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Police nab father, two sons over murder of another son

The Jigawa State police Command yesterday said it had arrested a father and two of his sons over death of another son, in Jahun Local Government Area of the state. The state’s Police Spokesman, SP Abdu Jinjiri, who made this known to the News Agency of Nigeria in Dutse, said …

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Nigeria: Jigawa’s Goat Loan Scheme

Governor Mohammed Badaru Abubakar of Jigawa State’s promise to provide 47,544 goats to 15,848 women in June 2019 under the state’s Goat Breeding Microfinance Scheme may qualify as a unique approach to poverty alleviation in the state, even though it has some visible drawbacks. The governor, who made this promise …

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Doctors offer free treatment to 54000 Jigawa pregnant women

The Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), also known as Doctors Without Borders have rendered a free medical treatment to 54,000 pregnant women on child birth related cases in the last 10 years in Jigawa state. This was contained in a statement by the international donor agency adding that the feat was …

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Over 1000 women get free goats, chicken in Jigawa

No few than 1, 250 pregnant women and nursing mothers in three local government areas of Jigawa state benefitted from free chicken and goats distributed by a non-governmental organization, Save the Children. The animals were distributed to the beneficiaries with a view to empowering them as part of the donor …

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