Latest Stories in Jigawa

 

CBN/RIFAN working toward crashing price of rice: official

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The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN), disturbed by the increase in price of rice, have concluded plans to crash the price in all markets across the...

Wed Oct 21st, 2020     Read More →

Sea level rise forces property owners, tenants to relocate

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After several warnings by climate scientists, property owners and tenants confronted by increased coastal flooding due to rising sea levels are moving to high locations. Increasing...

Mon Oct 19th, 2020     Read More →

‘Kano/Maradi railway work begins February 2021’

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Construction work on the Kano/Maradi railway corridor will commence by February 2021, according to the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi. Speaking at the weekend while inspecting the...

Mon Oct 19th, 2020     Read More →

Lagos, Rivers, Delta contribute 54.7% to half-year revenue

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[FILES] Lagos State Governor, Sanwo-Olu. Photo:TWITTER/JIDESANWOOLU• Lagos highest with 33.4% • Jigawa, Yobe, Niger, Taraba lead laggards • FAAC allocation constitutes 65% of total...

Thu Oct 15th, 2020     Read More →

‘Households use Internet more than schools, research institutions’

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PHOTO: NCC•FTTH gets traction as subscriptions hit 691 Statistics from the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), have revealed low usage of the Internet by governments, non-governmental...

Wed Oct 14th, 2020     Read More →

PDP, Melaye, others kick as Buhari nominates Onochie for INEC job

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A barrage of criticisms, yesterday, greeted the nomination by President Muhammadu Buhari of his Special Assistant on Social Media, Lauretta Onochie, as a national commissioner of the Independent...

Wed Oct 14th, 2020     Read More →

Buhari nominates Lauretta Onochie as INEC commissioner

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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated Lauretta Onochie, one of his media aides, as a national commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Senate President...

Tue Oct 13th, 2020     Read More →

Nigeria records zero COVID-19-related deaths in 5 days, NCDC says

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Nigeria recorded zero COVID-19-related deaths in fice days, as 103 new infections were recorded. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made this known on its official twitter handle on...

Fri Oct 9th, 2020     Read More →

Customs nabs Dubai-bound passenger with 5,342 ATM cards in Kano

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The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Kano/Jigawa Command arrested a Dubai-Bound passenger in possession of 5,342 ATM cards at the Malam Aminu Kano International Airport, Kano. The Customs Area...

Wed Oct 7th, 2020     Read More →

Lagos is top earner as states' IGR drop by 11%

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The internally generated revenue (IGR) of the states dropped to N612.87bn in the first six months of 2020 from N693.91bn in the corresponding period of 2019. The National Bureau of Statistics...

Wed Oct 7th, 2020     Read More →

Why we are extending rail construction to Niger Republic – FG

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The Federal Government says it approves the extension of rail construction from Lagos-Kano-Katsina to Marradi in the Niger Republic for economic and commercial benefits. The Minister of...

Fri Oct 2nd, 2020     Read More →

Ohanaeze demands new state as don insists on Igbo presidency

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The Abia State chapter of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide yesterday asked the Federal Government to create a new state in the South East. The region has five states – Imo, Abia, Enugu, Anambra,...

Thu Oct 1st, 2020     Read More →

Buhari’s policies yielding fruitful results – Bagudu

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Gov. Abubakar Bagudu of Kebbi State says President Muhammadu Buhari’s policies have began to yield the desired results in the country. The governor made this known during a visit to a...

Sun Sep 27th, 2020     Read More →

CACOVID refutes Omoregie’s claims to palliatives donated to Oredo

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Private Sectors Coalition Against COVID-19 CACOVID) has reacted to a report by the Independent Television, Benin, Edo state, which showed Dr Omoregie Ogbeide Ihama, the member representing Oredo...

Sat Sep 26th, 2020     Read More →

Rape: Crossfire over castration law

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While the law is receiving knocks in some quarters as being too harsh and undignifying, others, especially commentators on women and children issues as well as gender-rights activists, have...

Sat Sep 26th, 2020     Read More →