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Auto accident claims18 in Jigawa

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Dutse – No fewer than 18 persons died in an accident involving a tipper and a J5 bus on Gumel-Gugunju road in Gumel Local Government Area of Jigawa. The Sector Commander of the Federal Roads...

Sat Jul 29th, 2017     Read More →

Paris club refund: Govs keep workers in suspense

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The Federal Government recently released to the states, the second tranche of the Paris club loan refund. Expectedly, the refund meant a big relief especially to the workers who were owed several...

Sat Jul 29th, 2017     Read More →

28 people die in 71 road crashes in Jigawa – FRSC

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Dutse – The Jigawa Command of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), said 28 people died in 71 Road Traffic Crashes (RTCs) between January to June, across the state. Officers of FRSC at...

Fri Jul 28th, 2017     Read More →

We ‘ll promote Islamic activities — Jigawa govt

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GOVERNOR Muhammad Badaru Abubakar has re-affirmed the commitment of his administration to promote Islamic activities in the state. The governor gave the assurance at the launching of appeal fund...

Fri Jul 28th, 2017     Read More →

LMC lists six referees for suspension by NFF

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Six match officials in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) whose performances have been adjudged as not meeting the high standard of the league have been suspended from further...

Thu Jul 27th, 2017     Read More →

Breaking: Ex- Jigawa Governor Turaki released

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The former governor of Jigawa State, Ibrahim Saminu Turaki has been released from Prison custody. The Federal High Court Abuja had earlier this morning ruled that the former governor be released....

Thu Jul 27th, 2017     Read More →

GEEP: FG sets aside N1.6bn for women entrepreneurs

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THE Federal Government has set aside N1.6 billion for women empowerment programme called the National Women Empowerment Fund, NAWEF, under its Social Investment Intervention Programme known as the...

Thu Jul 27th, 2017     Read More →

CRK: Okogie, others express doubt about minister’s intention

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By Sam Eyoboka LAGOS — CATHOLIC Archbishop emeritus of Lagos, Anthony Cardinal Okogie, and other eminent Christians have welcomed recent directive by Minister of Education, Malam Adamu...

Tue Jul 25th, 2017     Read More →

CRK: Christians want more from Education minister

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By Sam Eyoboka NIGERIAN Christians yesterday welcomed the news of the Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, directing the Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council to make the...

Sat Jul 22nd, 2017     Read More →

FRSC boss laments attacks on his men, vows to fight back

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THE Corps Marshal of Federal Road Safety Corps, Dr. Boboye Oyeyemi, has lamented the incessant attacks and molestation of operatives of the Federal Road Safety men on nations highways and vows to...

Fri Jul 21st, 2017     Read More →

Nigerians are regretting for voting APC – Sule Lamido

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By Aliyu Muhammad Dangida DUTSE – Former Jigawa state governor, Sule Lamido has called on the aggrieved PDP members ‎who dumped the party to immediately return back as the party has...

Thu Jul 20th, 2017     Read More →

Ex- Jigawa governor Turaki granted bail but yet to regain freedom

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Although the former Governor of Jigawa State, Ibrahim Saminu Turaki has been granted bail by a Federal High Court in Abuja after he was re-arraigned on a 32 count charge for corruption, sources...

Wed Jul 19th, 2017     Read More →

PDP fixes Aug. 12 for non-elective national convention

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Following recent settlement of its leadership rift, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), National Executive Committee (NEC) has fixed Aug. 12 for its non-elective national convention. Mr....

Wed Jul 19th, 2017     Read More →

Jigawa releases N150m to UNICEF for drugs

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By Aliyu Dangida DUTSE—Jigawa State government has approved the release of N150 million as its counterpart funding to UNICEF for the procurement of routine drugs in the state. *Nigeria will...

Wed Jul 19th, 2017     Read More →

FRSC boss vows to prosecute attackers of Corps operatives, warns police, others

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The Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Boboye Oyeyemi, yesterday vowed to prosecute policemen who attacked operatives of the agency in Abia State last weekend. He also warned police...

Wed Jul 19th, 2017     Read More →