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PDP Crisis: It’s Fight To Finish, Says Lamido

THERE seems not to be end in sight for the rumbles in the People Democratic Party (PDP), as one of the arrowheads of the dissenting G7 Governors, Sule Lamido of Jigawa State, Saturday reiterated strong opposition to President Jonathan’s candidacy in 2015. Lamido, who spoke when his colleagues Lawmakers in …

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New PDP seeks shift in peace talks

• Why we’re tackling Tukur, others, by Lamido CITING the participation of its members in the ongoing 2013 Hajj (holy pilgrimage) in Mecca (Saudi Arabia), the Abubakar Baraje-led New Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday said it would not attend the October 7, 2013 peace meeting earlier fixed to conclude the …

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PDP Crisis: Jonathan, G-7 Govs’ October 7 Meeting Suffers Setback

The much-anticipated truce meeting between President Goodluck Jonathan and the group of seven aggrieved PDP governors, otherwise known as the G-7, suffered a major setback yesterday: there were indications that the peace parley might not hold as scheduled.  LEADERSHIP had on Sunday exclusively reported that President Jonathan was under pressure …

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I Was Initiated Into Homosexuality At A Young Age – Ibrahim

Homosexuality used to be secretly practiced, but now people indulge in the act in the open without any sense of misgiving. blessing ukemena writes The court sat in stunned silence and gasped intermittently as Ibrahim Hamza confessed to the crime of having sexual intercourse with a teenage boy. Incidences of …

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Dangote plans 150 metric tons sugar plant in Jigawa

<![CDATA[]]> Dangote Group has concluded plans to establish a sugar production plant with capacity to produce about 150 metric tons of the commodity in Jigawa State. The establishment of the plant is said to be one of the company’s interventions geared at reducing the nation’s dependence on imported finished sugar. …

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Nigeria: Jigawa Trains 10000 Youths in Six Years

Dutse — The Jigawa State government has trained 10,000 youths on various skills in the past six years. This was disclosed to newsmen yesterday by the Commissioner for Economic Empowerment Alhaji Abdullahi Muhammed Mago at the flag-off of training of 1000 youths under the National Industrial Skills Development Programme (NISDP). …

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BoA opens N1bn credit window for Jigawa farmers

<![CDATA[]]> Bank of Agriculture (BoA) says it has opened a N1 billion credit window for smallholder farmers in Jigawa State. The loan facility is an outcome of a financing partnership agreement entered into by the bank and the current administration in the state, aimed at addressing the existing wide-gap between …

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PDP wins Jigawa by-election, APC rejects results

THE Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate Alhaji Abubakar Murtala has been declared winner of the by-election held in the Ringim Constituency into the Jigawa State House of Assembly at the weekend.   The poll which was conducted by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to fill the vacant seat of the …

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