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Jigawa State

25 May
Jigawa State Governor, Mohammed Abubakar, yesterday, lamented why many states in the country were unable to pay salaries of civil servants, as well as execute people-oriented projects.
1 May
The Minister of Water Resources, Engr. Suleiman Adamu had commissioned two excavators at Barrage in Jigawa State. Adamu stated that the two machines were specifically designed for operation in wetlands, riverbeds, and floods where ordinary excavators cannot operate. "The excavator can efficiently carry out a whole lot such as floods and disaster recovery work, dredging,…
19 Mar
The incumbent deputy governor of Jigawa State, Umar Namadi, has been declared the winner of the state governorship election. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) announced on Sunday that Namadi won in 26 of the 27 Local Government Areas (LGA) in the state with a total of 618,449 votes. Namadi, the candidate of the All…
22 Feb
Ahead of the 2023 general election, the House of Representatives member representing the Garki/Babura Federal Constituency in the State, Hon. Musa Muhammad dumped the ruling APC for the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP). A letter he addressed to the chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC) Kore ward, Garki Local Government indicated that he is quitting…
1 Feb
The presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP) Peter Obi has sent his message of condolence to the Government and people of Jigawa over the death of the Emir of Dutse, Alhaji Mohammed Nuhu Sanusi ll. Obi in a statement said, "It is with deep shock, but with submission to the will of Almighty Allah,…
1 Feb
The agricultural revolution of the Federal government geared towards accelerating food production and security got a boost with the completion of the Hadejia Valley Irrigation Project (HVIS), in the Auyo local government area of Jigawa state. The N17 billion intervention project of the Federal Ministry of Water Resources under the Transforming Irrigation Management in Nigeria…
22 Jan
The Presidential Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has urged the people of Jigawa State to vote in responsive and responsible leadership in the upcoming general election, and not allow the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) back to power.
7 Jan
The gubernatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in Jigawa State, Mustapha Sule Lamido has reiterated the fact that his being youthful gives him a greater advantage with the strength and the mental alertness needed for the task of taking Jigawa to the next level. He spoke on Friday after the party formally received…
7 Jan
With less than 50 days to the commencement of the 2023 Nigeria general election, members, candidates, and a serving lawmaker are dumping their political parties for the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kano and Jigawa State. Kano State governor Abdullahi Ganduje on Friday received Yusuf Babangida, a lawmaker in the state house of assembly…
14 Dec
Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has begun distribution of over 90,000 Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) to voters across the 27 local councils in Jigawa State.
28 Oct 2022
Cholera outbreak has been reported in Taura council of Jigawa State, affecting 50 communities of Akasam village in Taura Council. This, reportedly, followed flooding that ravaged councils in the state,
18 Oct 2022
No fewer than 30,000 Jigawa indigenes will benefit from World Bank Support on COVID-19 Economic Stimulus before the end of 2023, the state’s coordinating officer of J Care of the coordinating units of the Programme, Umar Idris, has disclosed.


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