One dies as groups clash in Jigawa
The Jigawa Police Command said it had dispatched reinforcement to Guri Local Government Area of the state where one person died during a clash by two rival groups in the locality.
Jigawa pensioners demand N20,000 minimum pension
The Jigawa State Council of Pensioners has demanded a minimum pension of N20,000 for its members as the state government approved the payment of N30,000 new minimum wage for its workers.
Vote for APC in Bayelsa – Lokpobiri urges electorate
Mr Heineken Lokpobiri, one of the aspirants who took part in the governorship primaries of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa has urged electorate to vote for the party in the Nov. 16 election.
4.2m Nigerians face acute food insecurity
The food security situation report released by the World Food Programme and Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has revealed that about 4.2 million people in Nigeria are currently faced with acute food insecurity
Jigawa demarcates 57 reserves to curtail farmer-herder conflicts
The Jigawa State government said it had curved out 57 grazing reserves as part of measures to tackle farmer-herder clashes in the state. The deputy governor of the state, Alhaji Umar Namadi, who stated this on Tuesday at a security summit in Guri, said boreholes were provided in all the reserves.
Reps queries NEMSA 2019 budget performance
The House of Representatives Committee on Power on Friday queried the 2019 budget performance of the National Electricity Management Services Agency (NEMSA) and temporarily withheld discussion on the agency’s 2020 budget.
Pension board begins payment of N741m to retirees in Jigawa
The Jigawa State and Local Government Contributory Pension Scheme Board have commenced the payment of N741 million as a terminal benefit to 382 beneficiaries. Alhaji Ahmad Fagam, Executive Secretary of the board disclosed this at a news conference on Monday in Dutse, Jigawa.
Flood: Jigawa spends N2.7m on clearing Hadejia River
Jigawa Government has so far spent N2.7 million, on clearing 15 kilometers of typha grass along the stretch of Hadejia River, in Guri Local Government Area.
Flood destroys 50 houses, displaces 200 persons in Jigawa
Flood has destroyed more than 50 houses and displaced over 200 persons in Yalleman and Dakayyawa towns in Kaugama Local Government Area of Jigawa.
INEC deputy director, another jailed 19 years over Diezani bribe
Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Kano zonal office, has secured the conviction of a deputy director of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Auwal Jibrin, and one Garba Ismaila, on a six-count charge of unlawful enrichment and gratification. Justice Yusuf Birnin-Kudu of the Jigawa State High Court sitting in Gumel sentenced the INEC official…