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Gateman teaches Buhari, Ngige, Adewole leadership morals

Tunde Odesola; ([email protected]) The ides of March notwithstanding, humanity marches on each year to the bloom of April when plants open their flowers to beauty and new beginning. March and April would be non-identical twins if the months of the calendar were paired in twos. But March is benign; it forewarns. …

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Police Disrupt Protest By Jigawa Youths Over National Security

  The police have disrupted a peaceful protest organised by a group of youths in Jigawa State over the security situation in the country. Chairman of the group – Concern Youth of Jigawa, Mr Umar Danjani, told reporters on Monday in Dutse that they had informed the Jigawa State Police …

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Group builds 4 maternities on Nigeria-Niger border

Border Communities Development Agency (BCDA), has constructed four 30-bed capacity maternity facilities in four council areas on the Nigeria-Niger border of Jigawa state. The Executive Secretary of the Agency, Captain Junaid Abdullahi, made this known, yesterday while speaking with Daily Trust in Gumel, the headquarters of Gumel LGA, saying border …

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Jigawa Hisbah annuls 312 underage, forced marriages in four years – Official

The Jigawa State Hisbah Board said it has annulled no fewer than 312 underaged and forced marriages in the last four years. The board, which is also referred to as the Sharia police, also said it has successfully reunited 25 street children, known as almajiri, with their parents. Ibrahim Dahiru, …

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Nigerian gateman opts for community bore-hole over house gift

After serving his expatriate employers for decades, a Nigerian gateman turned down the offer of a house as parting gift. He opted for a bore-hole to be built back in his village. This is the story of Musa Usman, who asked his Indian boss in Lagos to build a bore-hole …

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LG Elections To Hold On June 29 In Jigawa

A file photo of Mr Sani Ahmed.   The Jigawa State Independent Electoral Commission (JISIEC) has fixed June 29 to conduct elections for the Local Government Areas in the state. JISIEC Chairman, Mr Sani Ahmad, disclosed this to Channels Television in an exclusive interview on Friday in Dutse, the state …

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Prayer is good, but Nigeria does not need it – Governor Dankwambo gives details

A two-term Nigerian governor of Gombe state, Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo, late Thursday, April 25, declared that the country does not need prayer, even though it is good to pray. Dankwambo, a former accountant-general of the federation from where he got elected as governor in 2011, said Nigeria actually needed the …

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16 dead as foreigners’ camels cause accidents on Jigawa roads

Over 16 persons have lost their lives in separate accidents involving vehicles and stray camels on some major roads across Jigawa State. This was confirmed by State Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Mr Angus Ibezim, while commenting over the influx of stray camels from foreign countries. He explained …

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