Latest Stories in Jigawa

 

We are out to protect consumers interest – SON

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The Standard Organization of Nigeria (SON) says it is committed to protecting lives and properties of consumers through massive enlightenment campaign against sub-standard products. The Director...

Tue Dec 19th, 2017     Read More →

Breaking(photos): Govs, Speakers hold emergency meeting in Villa

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State governors and Speaker of State Houses of Assembly on Tuesday held an emergency meeting at the State House Conference centre, Abuja. See photos below… (l-r) Governor Abubakar Badaru of...

Tue Dec 19th, 2017     Read More →

Govs, Speakers hold emergency meeting in Villa 

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA- THE Nigeria’s Governors Forum, NGF and Speakers of State Houses of Assembly are holding emergency meeting at the Old Banquet Hall, Presidential Villa, Abuja....

Tue Dec 19th, 2017     Read More →

Test Nigerian leaders for drug abuse – Emir Sanusi

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By AbdulSalam Muhammad & Dapo Akinrefon Laments use of drug addicts as body guards by leaders …Afenifere, Osuntokun back Sanusi’s call …Senate working to tackle drug abuse...

Tue Dec 19th, 2017     Read More →

Drug abuse: Senate goes after importers, distributors

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The President of the Senate Dr. Bukola Saraki has vowed to tackle the menace of drug abuse from its root by going after importers and distributors of drugs. Saraki This is even as the Senate...

Mon Dec 18th, 2017     Read More →

NDLEA arrests 617 suspects, recovers 3.5 tonnes of illicit drugs in Jigawa

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The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) command in Jigawa says it arrested over 617 suspects and recovered 3.5 tonnes of assorted narcotics between January and December 13 in the...

Mon Dec 18th, 2017     Read More →

Shake-Up in Police, Delta, Adamwa, Jigawa, Sokoto get new CPs

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By: Kingsley Omonobi Abuja – The Police High Command has effected a shake-up in its hierarchy with the appointment of new Command CPs and redeployment of others.President Buhari and IG of...

Mon Dec 18th, 2017     Read More →

3m bottles of codeine-containing syrup consumed daily in Kano, Jigwa

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Unless there is urgent intervention, experts have warned that Nigeria may be building a nation of drug addicts. This is not unconnected with latest reports which show that 3 million bottles of...

Mon Dec 18th, 2017     Read More →

Senate takes fight against drug abuse to Kano

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In keeping to its resolution to fight the abuse of drugs and other substances by Nigerian youths, the Senate is to hold a roundtable to discuss ways to fight the menace. The Senate’s...

Sun Dec 17th, 2017     Read More →

RESTRUCTURING: Time running out on oil, Ekweremadu warns

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Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has ascribed the continued resistance to restructuring to fear of the unknown, especially that of survival in the absence of free oil money....

Sun Dec 17th, 2017     Read More →

GMB’s first ever ‘orderly’, ‘tumultuous’ Kano crowds – Kabiru Muhammad Gwangwazo

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It is so sad that one has to keep on talking of GMB and things around him in a weekly chat of this type that RIPPLES is, time and again. But these days there is nothing as engaging as the actions...

Fri Dec 15th, 2017     Read More →

Criticisms trial Govs’ approval of N1bn to fight Boko Haram

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•It’s illegal; only N-Assembly can appropriate money—Abaribe •Lawyers split, give mixed reactions on NEC’s approval By Kingsley Omonobi, Abdulwahab Abdulah, Henry...

Fri Dec 15th, 2017     Read More →

NSCDC clamps on roadside petrol hawkers in Jigawa

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The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Jigawa Command, said it had set up a Monitoring Team to check the activities of illegal roadside petrol hawkers in the state. DSC Adamu Shehu,...

Wed Dec 13th, 2017     Read More →

2019: Can Sule Lamido be the messiah?

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By Rawlings Okorie THE frequent search for the best presidential candidate at each election cycle is akin to the biblical times where Moses was the messiah entrusted with the responsibility to...

Wed Dec 13th, 2017     Read More →

CBN set to blacklist loan defaulters

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The Central Bank of Nigeria under the auspices of the Bankers’ Committee has concluded plans to use the Bank Verification Number of customers to blacklist loan defaulters from accessing...

Mon Dec 11th, 2017     Read More →