The palace of a first-class Emir of Ringim in Jigawa State has been flooded following continuous rainfall in the state.
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has said that the flood affected 225 communities following heavy and prolonged downpours across 31 local government areas of Kano and Jigawa States from July to date.
The Jigawa State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) said that 50 people, including a newborn, were killed in a building collapse due to heavy downpours in different parts of the state.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday in Abuja condoled with the family of Tijjani Kiyawa, a former member of the House of Representatives from Jigawa.
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has started the distribution of relief items to victims affected by flood in six local government areas of Jigawa.
The Federal Government has flagged off the disbursement of Grant for Vulnerable Groups (GVG), with 4,537 vulnerable residents benefitting in Jigawa.
Many families have been rendered homeless and many lives lost as a result of flooding following heavy downpours in Jigawa State.
Northern Nigeria residents are becoming poorer, food insecure and more vulnerable to the vicissitude of fortune as a result of worsening insecurity ravaging the region, according to a study conducted
The Police in Jigawa has arrested a 22-year-old man, Awalu Muhammad, suspected to be notorious for the drug business in Auyo Local Government Area of the state.
Residents of Dutse, the capital of Jigawa State, yesterday, protested against what they described as an arbitrary increase in estimated billing by officials of Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO).
The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq has denied the diversion of Social Investment Programmes meant for the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory