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Jigawa state provides 5000 metric tons of fertiliser to farmers

Jigawa state provides 5000 metric tons of fertiliser to farmers – The Jigawa Government says it will sell 5,000 metric tons of assorted fertiliser to farmers for the current wet season farming. The General Manager of Jigawa Agricultural Supply Company (JASCO), Alhaji Muhammad Lana, disclosed this to newsmen in Dutse on …

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Insecticidal net replacement: SHF begins mobilisation in Jigawa

Dutse – The Society for Family Health (SFH) in collaboration with Federal Ministry of Health, has begun households mobilisation and data collation in preparation for the 2018 long-lasting insecticidal net replacement in Jigawa . • Nigeria is targeting the distribution of atleast two Long- Lasting Insecticide Treated Nets (LLITNs) per …

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News Scan for Jul 20, 2018

Afghanistan and Nigeria record new polio cases Both Afghanistan and Nigeria reported new cases of polio this week, according to the weekly update from the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI). Both cases are under advanced notification and will likely be confirmed next week. In Afghanistan, officials noted one wild poliovirus …

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Sabon Gari Hara: Jigawa community where husbands vote on behalf of wives

By Aliyu Dangida, Dutse It sounds odd but it is true. It is a clash between culture and modernity in Jigawa State where women are disenfranchised by custom. This is one of the discoveries in the state that prides itself as a “New World.” Saturday Vanguard discovered that in a …

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Angry residents beat up LG chairman in Jigawa

Bala Yargaba, chairman of Dutse local government area of Jigawa state, was beaten and held hostage by angry residents on Monday. The residents accused Yargaba of non-payment of polling unit development fund meant for disbursement and demanded payment of the stipend approved by the state for each of the polling …

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Nigeria Plans Country Pavilion At Intra-African Trade Fair

Nigeria is now the second country to announce plans to take a country pavilion at the Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF) being organised by the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) in Cairo from 11 to 17 December. Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, who made the announcement during an engagement session on the …

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Trial Of Five PDP Chieftains Resumes In Jigawa

File   The trial of five chieftains of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) resumed on Wednesday at the Magistrate II court in Dutse, the Jigawa State capital. The party leaders, including the Jigawa PDP Chairman, Mr Salisu Mamuda, are charged with four counts bordering on misconduct, financial recklessness, theft and …

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