Badaru presents N156.5bn 2021 budget to assembly
Gov. Muhammad Badaru of Jigawa on Wednesday presented a budget of N156.58 billion for the state’s 2021 fiscal year to the state’s House of Assembly. The budget was tagged as “Budget of Sustained Economic Growth and Social Transformation-Meeting the Next Level Agenda II”. Badaru said that it is higher than the 2020 Original and Revised…
Jigawa Government distributes COVID-19 palliatives to 1, 500 PWDs
The Jigawa state government has distributed 7,000 packages of COVID-19 palliatives to no fewer than 1,500 Persons with Disabilities (PWDs). Mr Muhammad Usman, Chairman of the state Joint National Association of Persons With Disabilities (JONAPWD), disclosed this to newsmen in Dutse on Saturday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the items were part…
NSCDC arrests man over alleged murder of 17-month-old step son in Jigawa
The Jigawa Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has arrested a 40-year-old man identified as Usman Isma’il for allegedly killing his 17-month-old stepson, Adamu Gambo, in Miga Local Government Area of the state.
PDI advocates telehealth services in northern communities
A firm, Pre Diagnosis International (PDI), has pushed for the adoption of innovative telehealth among the country’s vulnerable communities experiencing limited access to healthcare
NSCDC secures 67 convictions in Jigawa
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) in Jigawa, says it has secured 67 convictions out of the 97 criminal cases recorded in the state in the past six months.
12-year-old boy allegedly defiles four brothers in Jigawa
A 12-year-old boy, Abdulkareem Mu’azu, has been arrested for allegedly defiling four brothers at Sabon Gari quarters in Kiyawa Local Government Area of Jigawa State.
Firm unveils campaign, safety measures to check COVID-19 in Kano
Olam Nigeria Limited, a leading agro-commodity company has launched an awareness campaign on COVID-19 to slow the spread of the pandemic in local communities in Kano.
COVID-19: FG approves N13b intervention fund for pest control
The Federal Government has approved N13b Intervention Fund to boost agricultural activities during this year’s farming season in12 frontline states.