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Police: Ballot Papers Impounded in Kano are ‘Specimens’

By Ibrahim Shuaibu in Kano Kano State Police command on Thursday said that the 14 sacks of ballot papers impounded were not original, but specimens. Media reports on Thursday alleged that 17 sacks of thumb-printed ballot papers with the All Progressives Congress (APC) box ticked were nabbed by Police in …

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Police arrests man for burying own baby alive in Jigawa

The Jigawa State police command has intercepted a 27-year-old man, Ashiru Abubakar for burying his newborn baby boy alive at Jan-biri village in Birnin Kudu local government area. The Police Command Public Relations Officer, Abdu Jinjiri confirmed the incident. He said the accused who was married to Hussaina Yusuf, the …

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‘Absence of FA competition in Jigawa makes talent discovery impossible’ – Daily Trust

Failure by Jigawa state chapter of Football Association (FA), to organize local competitions over the years, hinders the development of football in the state as it makes talent hunting impossible. The proprietor of Halfa Football Club, Hadejia, Hussaini Mohammed Hadejia, stated this while in a chat with Daily Trust in …

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INEC retrieves election materials from Jigawa, Imo, Oyo, others

•As Lamido, Ohakim, Ladoja, others condemn postponement The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has retrieved sensitive materials distributed in states like Jigawa, Imo, following yesterday’s postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections. The Administrative Secretary of Jigawa State INEC, Malam Ahmed Ado Danaji, confirmed the move while fielding questions …

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Polls: Why the odds favour APC in Jigawa — Kiyawa, ex-House of Reps member

By Olalekan Bilesanmi Ibrahim Kiyawa, until recently, was a prominent face under the umbrella of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in  Jigawa State. He was a member of the House of Representatives and  a  financier of the PDP  especially immediately after the party’s  loss at the general elections in 2015. …

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Kano Police Intercepts Ballot Papers Been Smuggled To Jigawa

Seven bags of ballot papers being conveyed to Jigawa have been intercepted, Kano Police confirms. The vehicle was intercepted by the Fagge Division of police at night and the suspects were transferred to police headquarters in Kano for interrogation. The Spokesperson of Police in Kano, Haruna Abdullahi confirmed the report …

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2019 Polls: Hisbah mobilises 1483 personnel in Jigawa

By Muhammad Nasir Bashir Dutse – The Jigawa State Hisbah Board says it has mobilised 1,483 personnel for Saturday’s General Elections in the state. Mallam Ibrahim Dahiru, the Hisbah Commander in the state, announced made this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Dutse on Friday. Dahiru said the …

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Hisbah mobilises 1483 personnel in Jigawa for Feb.16 polls

<!– Jigawa state Governor, Muhammad Badaru –> The Jigawa State Hisbah Board says it has mobilised 1,483 personnel for Saturday’s General Elections in the state. Mallam Ibrahim Dahiru, the Hisbah Commander in the state, announced this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Dutse on Friday. Dahiru said the …

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Jigawa Pensions House nets N2.6bn profit on retirees fund in 2018

Jigawa State and Local Governments Contributory Pension Board has realised a profit of N2.6 billion in 2018 from pension deposits, it’s Executive Secretary, Alhaji Ahmad Fagam, has said. Fagam told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Dutse on Friday that the profit came from the profits released by Contributory …

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INEC Distributes Sensitive Materials To Registration Areas In Jigawa

  The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has commenced distribution of sensitive materials to registration areas in Dutse, the Jigawa state capital. Channels Television’s crew monitored the transportation of the materials from the INEC headquarters to Dutse local government office. The sensitive materials which are ballot papers for the presidential …

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