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EFCC re-arraigns Sule Lamido, sons over alleged N1.35bn fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday re-arraigned a former governor of Jigawa State, Sule Lamido, on a 43-count amended charge bordering on abuse of office and money laundering before Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of the Federal High Court, Maitama, Abuja. The case had previously been heard by Justices …

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Polio: Jigawa free for six years — Official – The Eagle Online

Dr Kabir Ibrahim, the Executive Secretary, Jigawa Primary Healthcare Development Agency, says that state has not recorded any new Wild Polio Virus in the last six years. Ibrahim made this known while speaking with newsmen in Dutse on Wednesday. According to him, concerted efforts by the state government, Rotary Club …

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“Dangote rice mill will generate N90 billion annually”

By Aliyu Dangida, Dutse Dangote Rice Mills Hadejia , Jigawa State, which is billed to commence production early next year will  generate over 10,000 jobs with projected cash flows  of over N90 billion Naira annually. Dangote The Project Manager,  Engr. Tijjani Momodu, noted that the mill has  the capacity  for  …

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Jigawa committed to quality education – Badaru

Governor Muhammad Badaru Abubakar of Jigawa state has reiterated the commitment of the state government to provide quality education at all levels across the state. The governor made this known through the Secretary to the State Government, Alhaji Adamu Abdulkadir Fanini at a two day policy and advocacy dialogue for …

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FCTA Partners Jigawa On Agric Value Chain

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) said it is partnering with Jigawa State government to develop agricultural value chains, with a view to boosting domestic market and quality of food commodities in both local and international markets.  Speaking when he received a delegation from the Jigawa State government, led by …

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Jigawa APC Chieftain wants Buhari’s minister to resign

Alhaji Ishaq Hadejia, Chieftain of All Progressives People’s Congress (APC) in Jigawa has asked the minister of water resources, Alhaji Suleiman Adamu to resign his appointment as minister with immediate effect. Hadejia stated this while speaking to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Dutse on Monday. He alleged that …

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Jigawa 2019: Incumbency not a threat to my governorship ambition —Bashir Jumbo

•My antecedents, integrity will speak for me By Aliyu Dangida Hon. Bashir Adamu, popularly known as Jumbo   in   Jigawa political circle is a household name in the state. Though he was a member of parliament under the auspices of the PDP for more than ten years, he is now   …

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Customs Impounds N35m Rice, Sugar, Others from Smugglers in Kano, Jigawa

By Ibrahim Shuaibu in Kano The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Kano/Jigawa Area Command on Tuesday impounded 1,200 bags of foreign rice, 300 jerry cans of foreign vegetable oil, 100 bags of foreign sugar and 200 cartons of foreign spaghetti valued at over N35 million within three weeks of intensive operations. …

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Typha grass threatens farming in Jigawa

The proliferation of an invasive weed known as typha grass, is threatening the agricultural ecology of the Kumadugu Yobe Basin wetland in Jigawa State. The weed hinders crop production, fishing activities and destroys grazing fields. The typha grass covers 365sq km of land across six local government areas of the …

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Social Investment Program is life changer in Jigawa

I have decided to drop this piece as many people may not be aware of the silent revolution going on in Jigawa State through Social Investment Program. Between May and April,2018,a total of ten thousand (10,000)households have benefited from Federal Government’s conditional cash transfer of N5000 per month and many …

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