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Four killed, 10 injured in Jigawa road accident

No fewer than four people have been confirmed dead in a fatal car accident in Jigawa state. Ten people also sustained various degrees of injury from the accident. Confirming the incident, the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Abdullahi Haruna revealed that the accident took place on Friday along …

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Jigawa records 16 deaths, as property worth millions destroyed in fire incidents

Sixteen persons lost their lives as property worth millions of Naira were destroyed in 90 different fire outbreaks within the first quarter of 2019 in Jigawa state. This was disclosed by the Jigawa State Directorate of Fire Service and Rescue, Alhaji Ahmad Danyaro Gumel, to journalists on Sunday. He said …

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PDP, SDP speak on Jigawa LG election, as APC yet to decide on primaries

Major opposition parties in Jigawa State, the Peoples Democratic party PDP and the Social Democratic Party, SDP, have dispelled rumours that they will boycott local government election. They said they will fully participate in the coming local government election scheduled to take place on 29 June, 2019. This was stated …

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Jigawa Gov Promises Speedy Completion Of Gagarawa Sugar Project

Jigawa State governor, Muhammad Badaru Abubakar has expressed satisfaction at the rate of development of 12,000 hectares Gagarawa sugar project in the state and promised to complete it. The governor made the remarks when he paid an unscheduled visit to the sugar cane seedling plantation in Gagarawa local government of …

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16 people die in Jigawa fire incidents

Sixteen persons have lost their lives as property worth millions of Naira were destroyed in 90 different fire outbreaks within the first quarter of 2019 in Jigawa state. This was disclosed by the Jigawa State Directorate of Fire Service and Rescue, Alhaji Ahmad Danyaro Gumel, while reviewing the agency’s first …

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Jigawa: Public Complaints Commission treats 339 cases in 3 months

By Muhammad Bashir Dutse – The Jigawa Office of the Public Complaints Commission (PCC) on Friday said it treated no fewer than 339 cases between January and March. The commission’s Spokesman in the state, Malam Nasiru Abdullahi, made this known in a statement in Dutse. Abdullahi said that “123 of the …

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Customs seizes N45m goods in Kano, Jigawa

Illustrative picture. PHOTO CREDIT: SHIPS PORTS archive The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) Kano/Jigawa Command said it has impounded contraband items worth N45 million. Briefing journalists at the Kano headquarters of the command, the Area Comptroller, Nasir Ahmad, said the contraband including 1,500 bags of foreign rice was intercepted at Miltara …

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Ex-Council Chair Nabbed for Sleeping with Neighbour’s Wife

The Jigawa State Police Command on Friday announced the arrest of a former chairman of Kafin-Hausa Local Government Area, Aliko Kwatalo, for allegedly having sex with his neighbour’s wife. Sources say the incident occurred on Tuesday at the NTA Quarters, along Garin Gabas road in Hadejia Local Government Area. The …

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I’ll probe Abubakar’s regime –Bauchi gov-elect, Bala Mohammed

A former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory and Bauchi State Governor-elect, Senator Bala Mohammed, speaks on sundry issues,  in this interview with FRIDAY OLOKOR How did you see the recent governorship election in Bauchi State? We are grateful to God and the people of Bauchi State. We had some …

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Ex-LG chairman arrested for allegedly sleeping with neighbour’s wife

Ex-LG chairman arrested for allegedly sleeping with neighbour’s wife The police in Jigawa on Friday said they have arrested a former chairman of Kafin-Hausa Local Government Area, Jigawa State, Aliko Kwatalo, for allegedly having sex with a married woman. The incident occurred on Tuesday at the NTA Quarters, along Garin …

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