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Jigawa to Train 150 Youth On Agric Skills

The Jigawa State government has selected 150 youth for training at the three new Agricultural Skill Acquisition Centres established in the state. The Commissioner for Agriculture and Natural Resources, Alhaji Rabiu Isa, made this known during the matriculation of students of Kila Skills Centre, yesterday. Isa said that the students …

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16 Governors Attend NGF Meeting, Ask Okonjo-Iweala to Resign If…

Chuks Okocha in Abuja Sixteen governors belonging to the Chibuike Amaechi faction of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) met last night in Abuja and asked the Coordinating Minister for the Economy and Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, to resign. Reading the communique at the end of the meeting at …

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Father Kills Son in Jigawa

Dutse — A combined team of the Police and the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) yesterday arrested a 55-year-old school teacher in Malam-Madori, Jigawa State, over allegedly beating his 18-year-old son to death. NSCDC commandant in Jigawa, Muhammad Gidado, said stepmom of the deceased had reported him to …

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Britain’s first black cabinet minister to chair Jigawa investment summit

<![CDATA[]]> Lord Paul Boateng, Britain’s first black cabinet minister, is among the several international businessmen and investors that have indicated interest to participate in a three-day investment summit planned to hold in Dutse, the capital of Jigawa State, next week. Boateng, a one time chief secretary to the treasury, as …

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Flood: Jigawa govt weeds out typher grass on Hadeja River

the Jigawa State Commissioner for Water Resources, Alhaji Hanafi Yakubu, said the state government would procure additional machines to weed out typher grass on the Hadeja River. Yakubu stated this at Wailari village in Guri Local Government Area, where efforts were on to weed out the grass as part of …

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Nigeria: Stop meddling in political issues, new PDP tells Police

Nigeria: Stop meddling in political issues, new PDP tells Police Category: Nigeria News Published on Saturday, 14 September 2013 15:17 Written by JOHNBOSCO AGBAKWURU Hits: 108 NATIONAL Youth Leader of the break-away new Peoples Democratic Party, nPDP, Comrade Timi Frank has accused the police of becoming partisan in the politics …

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PDP crisis: Of meetings and endless consultations

Group Politics Editor, Taiwo Adisa, X-rays the seemingly endless meetings as a result of the ongoing crisis in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), highlighting some of the salient undertones. BETWEEN August 31 when some leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) announced the formation of a rival party named the …

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Jigawa Govt Releases N20 Million for Eye Cataract Patients

The Jigawa Government on Tuesday said it had released N20 million for the second phase of its free eye cataract surgery.The Eye Care Coordinator in the state Ministry of Health, Alhaji Umar Abdulrahman, announced this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Dutse.He said more than 240 patients were …

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Nigerian President Sacks Ministers Linked to Political Rivals

Despite Goodluck Jonathan’s claims to the contrary, his political rivals will take his reshuffle personally. Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has begun a government reshuffle by sacking nine ministers. It is his first major reorganisation of his government team since winning the April 2011 elections. Jonathan looks set to create the …

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