Benue FA candidate, Akpenpuun alleges discriminatory clause in electoral guidelines
A chairmanship aspirant in the Benue State Football Association elections, Robert Terlumun Akpenpuun has raised the alarm over what he termed as discriminatory clause in the electoral guidelines for the state. He said the clause was inserted into the guidelines specifically to hurt his chances in the polls. He identified the offensive clause as item…
Lamido’s son leads youths to alter Jigawa politics
Ahead of the forthcoming general elections, history seems to be in the making as 35-year old Mustapha Sule Lamido Jr., mobilises youths to change the political old order in Jigawa State.
Police deploy squad to stop herders from destroying farmlands in Jigawa
The Police in Jigawa State said they have deployed a strike force to stop herdsmen from destroying more farmlands in Kirikasamma Local Council of the state.
Jigawa Deputy Gov. wins APC Senatorial ticket
The Jigawa Deputy Governor, Alhaji Ibrahim Hassan, has been elected as the cc (APC) candidate for Jigawa Northeast Senatorial District in 2019 general elections. The Chairman of the Electoral Committee, Alhaji Bello Ibrahim, announced the results in Hadejia on Thursday. He said that Hassan scored 1,863 votes to defeat his close opponent, Alhaji Ahmad Garba,…
Increased fishing activities triggers drop in price of smoked fish in Hadejia
Prices of smoked fish on Monday dropped by at least 20 per cent at the Hadejia Fish Market in Jigawa State, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
Badaru meets with 48 aspirants as governors make last effort on unity list
Ahead of Saturday’s National Convention of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chairman of the planning committee and Governor of Jigawa State, Abubakar Badaru, will today inspect the Eagle Square, venue of the exercise. The Badaru-led panel will be accompanied by his team to also meet with 48 aspirants who would jostle for various positions at…
June 12: Lamido, Nasarawa deputy gov, NANS express mixed reactions
Former Governor of Jigawa State, Sule Lamido, has regretted that it took 25 years to right the wrong done to Nigerian voters in the 1993 Presidential election, stressing that President Muhammadu Buhari has reduced governance to his level.
Badaru promises fairness, debunks rumours of Saraki, Tambuwal’s defection
Chairman of the 68-member National Convention Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Governor Jigawa State, Abubakar Badaru, has assured of fairness to all in the election...
Fire kills 83-year-old woman in Dutse
An 83-year-old woman, identified as Malama Sa’idatu Isiyaku, was on Saturday consumed by fire in Qujala Village of Dutse Local Government Area of Jigawa State.