Latest Stories in Jigawa


80 women, girls reportedly raped in six months, say CSOs


The Coalition of Civil Society Groups, in continuation of ongoing condemnation and protests against rising cases of rape and violence against the girl-child, yesterday at the Nigerian Police Force...

Sat Jun 6th, 2020     Read More →

Reps declare state of emergencyy on rape, violence against women


Federal House of Representatives PHOTO:Twitter ……mourn Omozuwa, Ezekwe, Floyd, urges IGP to punish culprits The House of Representatives has declared a state of emergency against rape...

Thu Jun 4th, 2020     Read More →

Criticism trails Northwest governors’ performance after five years in office


Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir e-Rufai (left); Northwest Governors’ Forum chairman and Katsina State Governor, Aminu Bello Masari, and Kebbi State Govenror, Abubakar Atiku Bagudu at a...

Wed Jun 3rd, 2020     Read More →

812 Healthcare workers infected with coronavirus disease


Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu who disclosed this at the daily Press conference by the Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19 yesterday in...

Tue Jun 2nd, 2020     Read More →

FG orders investigation of student's gang-rape/murder, abuse of minor


The Federal Government has directed the police to unravel the circumstances surrounding the gang-rape and murder of a female student of the University of Benin, Vera Uwaila Omozuwa, in Benin and...

Tue Jun 2nd, 2020     Read More →

PDP Governors identify with Lamido as national leader, face of democracy in Nigeria


Alhaji Sule Lamido PHOTO:Getty Images The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its Governors’ Forum yesterday affirmed their confidence in the pedigree of Alhaji Sule Lamido former Governor...

Tue May 26th, 2020     Read More →

Unease in Jigawa PDP over anti-party allegations


A recent protest staged by a group identified as Northwest PDP Concerned Youth Forum at the Wadata House, National Headquarters of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) against the party’s...

Wed May 20th, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: NIgeria records 176 new cases, total infections now 5621


The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Saturday recorded 176 new cases of COVID-19 which brought the total number of infections in Nigeria to 5621. NCDC also said that five new patients...

Sun May 17th, 2020     Read More →

From Madagascar with herbs


The President, Muhammadu Buhari has given approval that the drug to fight the vicious Coronavirus may be brought in from Madagascar. He does not see any harm in bringing in the drug as long as it...

Thu May 14th, 2020     Read More →

Nigeria's coronavirus cases rise by 245, total now 2802


Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Friday confirmed a total number of new 245 coronavirus cases in the country and also a total of six deaths in the last 24 hours. Nigeria’s populated...

Tue May 5th, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: ‘Deportation’ of Almajiris re-opens citizenship rights debate


The deportation of some Nigerians from their state of residence to their state of origin following the spread of COVID-19 has again re-opened citizenship rights debate in the country. The Northern...

Sat May 2nd, 2020     Read More →

Man rapes teenage wife to death 20 days after marriage


The Jigawa State police command has arrested a 30-year-old man, Alasan Audu, for allegedly raping his wife to death days after she denied him sex for 20 days after their wedding. Audu reportedly...

Fri May 1st, 2020     Read More →

Taraba, Kebbi, Ebonyi, Bayelsa get COVID-19 index cases


Taraba, Kebbi, Ebonyi and Bayelsa states have recorded their index cases to make Nigeria’s tally hit 1,273 incidents. The North East state’s six occurrences, which had been confirmed...

Tue Apr 28th, 2020     Read More →

Mohammed Yahaya…His unfulfilled Olympics dream for Nigerian weightlifters


Mariam Usman In the build up to the 2019 African Games in Morocco, the President of Nigeria Weightlifting Federation, Mohammed Yahaya, set a target of 15 gold medals for his athletes and coaches....

Sat Apr 25th, 2020     Read More →

ICYMI: Nigeria records 91 new cases of COVID-19, total rises to 873


Kindly Share This Story: By David Royal The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Wednesday, reported the nation has confirmed 91 new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19), a pandemic outbreak...

Thu Apr 23rd, 2020     Read More →