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Withdraw anti-riot policemen from Jigawa villages, Reps order IG

The House of Representatives, on Thursday, called on the acting Inspector General of Police (I-G), Mohammed Adamu, to withdraw the contingent of anti-riot policemen from Gagarawa farmlands and some villages in Jigawa. This followed a motion under matters of urgent public importance by Rep Muhammed Zoro at plenary presided over …

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Nigeria: 2019 UTME – ‘Professor’ Arrested As JAMB Exams Hold Across Nigeria

Photo: The Guardian Nigeria By Azeezat Adedigba A man who claimed to be a professor, Jide Jisus, was on Thursday arrested for alleged examination malpractice as the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) for this year began across Nigeria. However, officials of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), which is …

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Reps probe Chinese firm for land grabbing

Leke Baiyewu, Abuja The House of Representatives has resolved to investigate the alleged illegal takeover of 500,000 hectares of land across four states by a Chinese firm, Lee Group of Companies. At the plenary on Thursday, the House called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission and the Independent Corrupt …

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Withdraw anti-riot policemen from Jigawa villages, Reps order Police IG

The House of Representatives, on Thursday, called on the acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, to withdraw the contingent of anti-riot policemen from Gagarawa farmlands and some villages in Jigawa. This followed a motion under matters of urgent public importance by Rep Muhammed Zoro at the Plenary presided over …

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House of Reps asks IG to withdraw anti-riot policemen from Jigawa villages

– The acting inspector general of police, Mohammed Adamu, has been called upon to withdraw the contingent of anti-riot policemen from Gagarawa farmlands and some villages in Jigawa – This was after a motion was raised by Rep Muhammed Zoro at plenary presided over by Speaker Yakubu Dogara in Abuja …

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Typha grass invades 1000 hectares of irrigation field in Jigawa

The All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN) in Jigawa has raised alarm that typha grasses have invaded over 1,000 hectares of farmland in Guri Local Government Area of the state. The Chairman of the association in the area, Alhaji Yakubu Dole-Zugo, made the disclosure in an interview with News Agency …

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Jigawa targets N20bn IGR annually

TThe Jigawa State Government is working on modalities to review the laws governing  revenue generation with a view to increasing its internally generated revenue from N10bn to N20bn annually. The chairman of the state’s Internal Revenue Board, Ibrahim Gumel, disclosed this to Daily Trust yesterday. “The present laws governing internally …

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Only 2 Nigerians were free of corruption during trial – Buhari

– President Buhari on Tuesday, April 9, said that only two people were corruption free from those he tried during his military era – Buhari said this to a group of Nigerians in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE), in a town hall meeting – The president also said that former …

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Middle East retailer Lulu Group International intends to set up sourcing and logistics facility in Nigeria

Middle East retailer Lulu Group International intends to set up a sourcing and logistics facility in Nigeria to export local agricultural produce to its various operations across the GCC, India the Far East. This was discussed during the meeting between Muhammedu Buhari, President of Nigeria and Yusuff Ali MA, Chairman …

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Watch out for camels, Jigawa FRSC warns drivers

The Federal Road Safety Corps, Jigawa State Command, has advised motorists to watch out for camels on the highways in the state in order to avoid accidents involving the animals. Mr Angus Ibezim, the FRSC Sector Commander in the state, gave the advice in a statement in Dutse on Wednesday. …

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