Nigeria: Jigawa Land Grabbing – Protesting Farmers Lament Arrest, Treatment By Govt

By Abubakar Ahmadu Maishanu Tension is rising in Gagarawa Local Government Area of Jigawa State as residents alleged constant arrest and police brutality following their protest of alleged seizure of their farmlands. Mu’azu Jibrin, a resident, said they live in constant fear of arrest and intimidation by the state authorities …

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African Football legends honour Ambode, as Testimonial match ends 4-4

<!– Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, plays the ball to kick-off the Testimonial Football Match in his honour at the Agege Stadium, Lagos, on Saturday. –> Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, flanked by Ex-Nigerian Footballer, Peter Rufai (right); representative of Liberian President (George Weah), Minister Zeoga Wilson (left) …

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May 29: Jigawa Govt. constitutes inauguration committee, 4 sub-committees

<!– Jigawa state Governor, Muhammad Badaru –> Jigawa state Governor, Muhammad Badaru p The Jigawa State Government has approved the constitution of five committees for the formal inauguration of Gov. Muhammad Badaru on May 29. Alhaji Isma’il Ibrahim, the spokesman, office of the Secretary to the State Government, announced this …

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