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‘Katsina State is open to new ideas on security’

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Aminu Masari • When Governor Masari brokered peace deal with some bandits Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State held an interactive session with journalists against the backdrop of recent...

Mon Jan 20th, 2020     Read More →

Reps order suspension of increase in electricity tariff

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Mr. B. Sapke (left); Dr. Moses Arigu; Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) representative, Samshudeen Mohamood and representative of Minister of Power, Ahmed Abdul during the...

Wed Jan 15th, 2020     Read More →

NIMC takes NIN enrollment to 195 post-basic schools in Jigawa

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The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), Jigawa office, said it had concluded arrangements to take the National Identity Number (NIN) enrollment to 195 post-basic schools in the state....

Tue Jan 14th, 2020     Read More →

Rights groups, Omo-Agege disagree over senator’s alleged forgery, perjury

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A coalition of civil society groups has demanded the immediate resignation of the Deputy Senate President, Mr. Ovie Omo-Agege, over alleged forgery and perjury, in contravention of the 1999...

Tue Jan 14th, 2020     Read More →

Gunmen kidnap assembly man’s wife in Jigawa

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Gunmen have allegedly kidnapped a housewife in Jahun Local Government Area of Jigawa, the Police have confirmed. A security source told News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the woman is the wife of a...

Sat Jan 11th, 2020     Read More →

Harmattan: NSCDC gives Jigawa residents tips on how to prevent fire outbreak

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Alhaji Garba Muhammad, the Commandant, Jigawa Command, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), on Sunday gave residents tips on how to prevent fire outbreak during harmattan...

Sun Jan 5th, 2020     Read More →

Kano, Katsina, Bauchi join states paying new minimum wage

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Kano, Katsina and Bauchi states yesterday announced they had approved payment of the new minimum wage. Other states that have declared willingness to pay are Kaduna, Borno, Kebbi, Adamawa, Jigawa...

Thu Jan 2nd, 2020     Read More →

Jigawa local council bans opposite sexes from meeting at night

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The Kirikasamma Local Government Area in Jigawa State has enacted a law that bans members of the opposite sex from meeting at night. The local government information officer, Sanusi Doro, said the...

Tue Dec 31st, 2019     Read More →

Appeal Court okays Kano division for speedy dispensation of justice

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The Court of Appeal has approved the opening of a division in Kano to facilitate access to and speedy dispensation of justice in the country. The branch of the appellate court, which is to begin...

Tue Dec 31st, 2019     Read More →

NSCDC recovers N21m debts in Jigawa

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The Jigawa Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) said it had recovered about N21 million as debts from some residents of the state in the last quarter of 2019. The NSCDC...

Fri Dec 27th, 2019     Read More →

Buhari meets Fayemi, Bagudu as Obaseki, Oshiomhole rift deepens

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President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday met behind closed doors with the Chairman of the Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF), Kayode Fayemi, as well as the Chairman of the Progressives...

Tue Dec 24th, 2019     Read More →

Concerns as polio cases surge globally

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Polio immunisation CREDIT: metro.co.uk *Africa Regional Certification Commission begins verification visit to Nigeria Nigeria’s quest to be certified polio-free by the World Health...

Thu Dec 12th, 2019     Read More →

Traditional ruler suspended indefinitely for allegedly raping six-year-old boy in Yobe

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A traditional ruler in Yobe State has been suspended indefinitely from his position as Lawan (Ward Head) of Fannami ward in Gashua, Bade local government area, following an allegation of rape of a...

Mon Dec 9th, 2019     Read More →

Jigawa pensioners demand N20,000 minimum pension

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The Jigawa State Council of Pensioners has demanded a minimum pension of N20,000 for its members as the state government approved the payment of N30,000 new minimum wage for its workers. The...

Fri Dec 6th, 2019     Read More →

One dies as groups clash in Jigawa

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The Jigawa Police Command said it had dispatched reinforcement to Guri Local Government Area of the state where one person died during a clash by two rival groups in the locality. SP Abdu Jinjiri,...

Fri Dec 6th, 2019     Read More →