Latest Stories in Jigawa

 

VAPP Act yet to be domesticated in North East in spite of Boko Haram- NAN Survey

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Most States in the North East have yet to domesticate the Violence Against Persons Prohibition (VAPP) Act, in spite of Boko Haram insurgency ravaging the Zone. A News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the...

Tue Dec 1st, 2020     Read More →

560,000 Nigerians living with HIV untreated

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Despite efforts by the National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) to end Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV)/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) before 2030, no fewer than 560,000...

Tue Dec 1st, 2020     Read More →

Is there a government by gunmen? - Part 2

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Efforts to reach the Kaduna State Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Mohammed Jalige were not successful, as he did not answer his call. In a detailed report, we were told that Families of the...

Tue Dec 1st, 2020     Read More →

Questions over Buhari’s fuel import deal with Niger

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• Haulage modalities unclear • ‘Move signals regional solution’ • Govt may sell state refineries The sincerity of President Muhhamdu Buhari’s roadmap on local...

Thu Nov 26th, 2020     Read More →

Ex-banker bags 17-yr jail term, to restitute N93 million

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Kano Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), yesterday, secured conviction of one Rabiu Alhasan Dawaki before Justice Dije Abdu Aboki of the State High Court for...

Tue Nov 24th, 2020     Read More →

NCDC reports 155 new COVID-19 infections

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The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 155 new infections of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic outbreak in the country. The NCDC made this known on its verified...

Mon Nov 23rd, 2020     Read More →

APC governors’ visit to ex-president Jonathan affirms successes of PDP administration – Ologbondiyan

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Kola Ologbondiyan The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described visit by governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to former President Goodluck Jonathan as a direct acceptance of the...

Sun Nov 22nd, 2020     Read More →

200,000 farmers to benefit from regenerative agricultural intervention

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No fewer than 200,000 farmers are expected to be engaged by the regenerative agricultural intervention in 10 states in Nigeria. x The regenerative initiative, the first of its kind in Nigeria...

Sun Nov 22nd, 2020     Read More →

Polio: Jigawa LG immunises 46,634 children

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Guri Local Government Council of Jigawa has immunised 46,634 children against the polio virus in the just concluded polio immunisation campaign in the state, an official has said. Alhaji Sunusi...

Fri Nov 20th, 2020     Read More →

236 Nigeria residents contract coronavirus

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Two hundred and thirty-six Nigeria residents have contracted coronavirus (COVID-19) in the past 24 hours, according to official statistics. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), the body...

Thu Nov 19th, 2020     Read More →

I actually joined APC on Nov. 10- Gov. Umahi

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Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi, says he actually joined the All Progressives Congress (APC), on Nov.10, when speculations were rife that he was leaving the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Umahi made...

Thu Nov 19th, 2020     Read More →

Ending open defecation in Nigeria

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You can pretty much gauge the extent of our underdevelopment by some of our habits and conducts. Street hawking, throwing trash out of the car window and dumping refuse at road junctions are some...

Thu Nov 19th, 2020     Read More →

Average price for cooking gas dips in October- NBS

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The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Tuesday said the average price for refilling five kilogrammes (5kg) cylinder of Cooking Gas decreased slightly to N1,953.71 in October from N1974.67 in...

Tue Nov 17th, 2020     Read More →

Average price per litre of kerosene increases to N352.93 in October-NBS

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The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says the average price per litre paid by consumers for national household kerosene increased to N352.93 in October from N347.98 in September. The bureau...

Tue Nov 17th, 2020     Read More →

Outrage as police raid tea spot, kill two youths in Kano

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The deceased • Gunmen kill repentant armed robbery gang leader in Jigawa Two persons have been shot to death by operatives of the Anti-Daba unit of Kano State Police Command at the weekend....

Mon Nov 16th, 2020     Read More →