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Ending open defecation in Nigeria: How realistic is it? by Kevwe Oghide

Editor’s note: A major concern in achieving the Sustainable Development Goal on water Sanitation and hygiene is how to end open defecation by 2030. Kevwe Oghide, a writer and media specialist with proven strength in formulating and implementing strategies in communications that increase awareness and drive behavioural change writes on …

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Nigerian Newspapers: 10 things you need to know this Monday morning

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers 1. Protesters on Sunday stormed the Guzape Hill, headquarters of the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly, COZA, to voice out over the rape allegation against the senior pastor, Biodun Fatoyinbo. The protesters, despite the heavy security presence registered their displeasure over the …

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Reps In Rowdy Session Over Minority Leader Position

The House of Representatives was yesterday thrown into rowdy session as members split into camps over the position of minority Leader and other principal officers’ positions. While two minority leaders, Ndudi Elumelu and Kingsley Ogundu Chinda, emerged from different camps of the minority parties, there was confusion when another group …

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LG autonomy: Workers lament over non-payment of June salaries

Some workers under the payroll of local governments in Jigawa State have cried over non-payment of June salaries by their respective local government councils. Some of the workers, who spoke with DAILY POST on condition of anonymity, blamed the delay on the current local government autonomy approved by the Federal …

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Gov. Badaru allocates 50 hectares of land to Islamic university

<!– Jigawa state Governor, Muhammad Badaru –> Jigawa state Governor, Muhammad Badaru Gov. Mohammad Badaru of Jigawa State has allocated another 50 hectares of land for the establishment of an Islamic University in the state. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the latest allocation has brought the total …

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JISIEC Presents Certificates Elected LG Chairmen

Jigawa State Independent Electoral Commission (JISIEC) has presented certificates of return to 27 local government chairmen who won in Saturday’s local government election conducted in the state. The chairman of the commission, Ahmed Sani Gumel revealed that the commission presented the certificate to the candidates after certifying all the requirements …

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Jigawa to provide malaria prevention medicines for children

Following high cases of malaria, the Jigawa State government in collaboration with Malaria Consortium, will immunize children under the ages of three to 59 months. The Deputy Director of the Jigawa State Primary Healthcare Development Agency, Badamasi Musa, made this known yesterday during a state focussed media roundtable meeting organized …

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Election petition: INEC, Buhari, APC seek suspension of tribunal’s proceedings, complain of ambush by Atiku

Ade Adesomoju, Abuja Respondents to the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, have called for the “suspension” of proceedings of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal, on Thursday (today). Thursday was scheduled for the commencement of trial, when the petitioners challenging President Muhammadu …

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Open Defecation: Development partners build 44 toilets in Jigawa LG

Menu Open Defecation: Development partners build 44 toilets in Jigawa LG The Jigawa State Government, in collaboration with United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and Department for Foreign Development (DFID), has built 44 toilets in Birniwa Local Government Area of the state towards eradicating open defecation. The State Water Sanitation and …

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