Osinbajo inaugurates ESP’s solar power programme in Jigawa
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will on Friday inaugurate the Solar Power Naija programme in Jigawa, commencing with the Jangefe community which will get 1,000 Solar Home Systems connections.
Jigawa to build specialist hospital in each senatorial district
Governor Mohammed Abubakar of Jigawa State has promised to establish a specialist hospital in each of the three senatorial zones of the state.
Kano, Jigawa order immediate closure of public, private schools
Kano and Jigawa state governments have ordered an immediate closure of public and private schools in the states. A statement by commissioner for education in Kano, Muhammad Sanusi Kiru, directed parents of students in boarding schools to arrange for the conveyance of their wards immediately. A similar directive was issued by commissioners of health Aminu…
Gunmen ambush members of Kaduna vigilante, kill three
In spite of assurances of security of lives and property, residents of Jigawa State now live in fear and anxiety due to rising abduction of prominent persons and other citizens, as kidnappers continue to attack commuters.
Customs accuses Jigawa communities of harbouring smugglers
Worried by the nefarious activities of smugglers, Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) yesterday raised concern on the increasing threat of smugglers in Jigawa state despite the closure of borders. Besides, the service lamented how communities along Babura axis, a town in Jigawa State have been providing safe heaven to illegal business operators that make it difficult…
Eid-el-Kabir celebrations banned in Kano, Jigawa
The Kano State Government on Wednesday placed a ban on public celebrations of the upcoming Eid-el-Kabir to curb the spread of COVID-19 in the state. The ban was disclosed by the commissioner of information Muhammad Garba at a joint press conference in Kano. “Eid prayers would be carried out with strict compliance to the laid…
Kano urges judges to suspend vacation as Jigawa CJ cancels 2020 legal holiday
Kano State Government yesterday canvassed suspension of judges’ annual vacation in high and magistrate courts in the state, for speedy dispensation of justice, following the easing of lockdown in the state.
Fire razes 10 houses, foodstuffs worth N5m in Jigawa
Suletankarkar Local Government in Jigawa says fire has razed 10 houses harbouring silos in Dirani village in the state.
Police arrest three for theft of four-year-old boy in Ogun
Three suspects, namely Abubakar Saidu, aged 22; Danladi Abdulkarim, 30; and Abdullah Idris, 25; were at the weekend arrested by operatives of the Ogun State police command for stealing a four-year-old boy, Hammed Adeniran.