14 May 2018
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday launched the N9 billion Hadejia Valley Irrigation Scheme (HVIS) rehabilitation project in Auyo Local Government Area of Jigawa. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the project will be executed under the Transforming Irrigation Management in Nigeria (TRIMING) programme, which is supported by the World Bank. Even though the president…
11 May 2018
Dr Abbas Abbas, the Executive Secretary, Agency for Mass Education, says the Government of Jigawa has approved N7.8 million for the 2018 remedial studies. Abbas made this known to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Dutse on Friday. He said that N6 million would be spent ob the procurement of working and instructional materials…
7 Mar 2018
Mr Bala Zama, the Police Commissioner in Jigawa, has issued a 10-day ultimatum to militias, bandits and vigilance groups to surrender prohibited arms in their possession.
27 Jan 2018
Gov. Muhammad Badaru of Jigawa says he has no plans to contest for the 2019 presidential election. Badaru also disowned and disassociated himself from a group supporting him to run for the office of President in the 2019 general elections. The governor made his position known in a statement issued on Saturday in Dutse by…
21 Jan 2018
An 83-year-old woman, Malama Sa’adatu Isyaku, was on Saturday killed by fire in Kwajala village of Dutse Local Government Area of Jigawa. DSP Abdu Jinjiri, the spokesman for the Police Command in Jigawa, confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Dutse. Jinjiri said the fire, which started at about 4:50 a.m,…
12 Jan 2018
Jigawa Government and Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Friday announced a financial inclusion partnership scheme to encourage and promote economic independence for people of the state, especially the poor. The Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Alhaji Adamu Fanini, made this known in a statement on Friday in Dutse. The statement, signed by the…
8 Jan 2018
Four teenage girls who attempted swimming across a pond in Sakwaya village in Dutse Local Government Area of Jigawa State have drowned. The spokesman of the state police command, DSP Abdu Jinjiri, confirmed the incident in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday. Jinjiri said the deceased were residents of Sakwaya…
31 Dec 2017
No fewer than 15 persons died in an accident involving a Sharon bus and a truck along Gujungu-Gumel road in Kaugama Local Government Area of Jigawa. SP Abdu Jinjiri, the spokesman of the state Police Command, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday that the accident occurred on Saturday around 7:30 p.m. Jinjiri…
20 Sep 2016
The Jigawa State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) said flood had killed 18 persons and destroyed 6,637 houses in about 19 local government areas in the state.
17 Aug 2016
No fewer than three persons were killed in a building collapse, following a torrential rain in Guri Local Government Area of Jigawa on Tuesday.
18 Jul 2016
Governor Abubakar Badaru told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Dutse that the money was paid to CGC, the construction firm handling the project.
18 Jun 2016
Governor Muhammadu Badaru of Jigawa on Saturday said his government had planted 2.5 million tree seedlings in the last one year to fight desertification and create jobs in the state.