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FG approves N40bn for resuscitation of Kontagora Dam, N226m for Pest Control

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The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved N40.2 billion for the resuscitation and completion of Kontagora/Auna Dam and Irrigation project in Niger as well as N226 million for pests...

Wed Nov 1st, 2017     Read More →

IFAD wants more gender policies to boost women’s productivity in agric

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Hajiya Aina’u Ibrahim, Gender Officer, International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) Office in Jigawa, has called for the introduction of more gender policies to boost the...

Wed Nov 1st, 2017     Read More →

2019: APC govs back automatic ticket for Buhari

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By Clifford Ndujihe, Dapo Akinrefon, Charles Kumolu, Johnbosco Agbakwuru & Omeiza Ajayi .President to appoint new ministers, others soon •He has not done enough — Junaid...

Wed Nov 1st, 2017     Read More →

This party is going to dominate Nigerian political space for a very long time – APC

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Abuja – Chieftains of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), on Monday night, passed a vote of confidence on the leadership of the party. Gov. Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara made this known...

Tue Oct 31st, 2017     Read More →

Govs struggle to take pictures with new SGFat APC caucus meeting

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – THE All Progressives Congress, APC, caucus meeting started 8:30pm at the New Banquet Hall, Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Monday with President Muhammadu Buhari...

Mon Oct 30th, 2017     Read More →

Sen. Sankara’s defection to APC not automatic ticket to contest elections, says chieftain

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Alhaji Ishaq Hadejia, Chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Jigawa, said that the defection of Sen. Danladi Sankara, former PDP stalwart, to APC would not give him automatic ticket to...

Mon Oct 30th, 2017     Read More →

Marriage: Association advocates HIV/AIDS screening

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Alhaji Abdullahi Muhammad, the Chairman, People Living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) in Jigawa, has advised intending couples to go for HIV/AIDS screening before marriage. Muhammad gave the advice while...

Fri Oct 27th, 2017     Read More →

2019: Sherakau writes PDP, declares intention to run

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Former Education Minister, Ibrahhim Shekarau, has indicated interest to run for the Presidency in 2019 on the platform of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Ibrahim Shekarau His spokesperson, Sule...

Thu Oct 26th, 2017     Read More →

Armed thugs attack PDP supporters at Lamido’s campaign office

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By Ben Agande Kaduna—Armed thugs yesterday attacked supporters of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, who had converged on the Presidential Campaign office of the former governor of Jigawa...

Thu Oct 26th, 2017     Read More →

4m pupils benefit from FG’s daily free meal

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA—FOUR million pupils from 25,771 schools across 17 states have benefited from the Federal Government Home Grown Feeding programme, Laolu Akande, Senior Special...

Tue Oct 24th, 2017     Read More →

2019: Lamido declares presidential ambition

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By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor Erstwhile governor of Jigawa State, Alhaji Sule Lamido, has formally declared his interest for 2019 presidential ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP,...

Tue Oct 24th, 2017     Read More →

Jigawa spends N5.2bn on water

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By Aliyu Dangida DUTSE—Jigawa State government has spent N5.2 billion for the provision of portable drinking water in the last two years. Glass of water The Commissioner of Water Resources,...

Tue Oct 24th, 2017     Read More →

2019: Sule Lamido writes PDP members, seeks party ticket

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Former Governor of Jigawa State, Dr Sule Lamido has written to members of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP, informing them of his decision to fly the party’s flag in the next presidential...

Mon Oct 23rd, 2017     Read More →

Video: Our people are living in hunger – Lawmaker

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Reacting to the exported Yams by the federal government which the United State of America,U.S rejected, a Nigerian lawmaker from Jigawa state has said that ‘Nigerians are suffering and...

Sun Oct 22nd, 2017     Read More →

Mohammed Uba Garba: A requiem for smugglers

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A cursory examination of our society today will show some damning malfeances such as drug use and abuse, prostitution, human trafficking and smuggling. To curtail these challenges, government had...

Sun Oct 22nd, 2017     Read More →