Tag: Jigawa State

Former Jigawa chief judge, Aminu Ringim, has died in a road accident

A former Jigawa chief judge, Aminu Sabo Ringim, has died in an accident in Shafar village, Ringim LGA of the state. Spokesman of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Adamu Sheu, confirmed the incident to journalists in Dutse. He said the incident involved the ex-chief judge and his[Read More…]

12-year-old girl raped in Jigawa

The Police Command in Jigawa has arrested 11 suspects for allegedly raping a 12-year-old girl (name withheld). The Spokesman of the command, SP Abdu Jinjiri, confirmed the arrest to the Newsmen on Sunday in Dutse. Jinjiri said the suspects (names withheld) were arrested on May 30, in Dutse Local Government[Read More…]

I’ve Done Better Than 16 Years of PDP – Nigeria’s Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday said the odds of initial dwindling oil prices did not discourage his administration from setting targets for lofty developmental projects and achieving more in three years than the 16 years of Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) misrule. The president, according to a statement by his Senior[Read More…]

2019 Elections Will Be Different Because Even The Blind Man Can Now See – Sule Lamido

A former governor of Jigawa state, Alhaji Sule Lamido, has said that the 2019 general elections will be different from what happened in 2015. Lamido said several people won the election in 2015 because the electorates were ‘deceived,’ adding that with what is happening in the country, the pattern of[Read More…]

Jonathan Should Be Held Responsible For Economic Recession “Not Buhari”- APC Governor Badaru of Jigawa

Governor Abubakar Badaru of Jigawa State has asked Nigerians to hold the immediate past administration of President Goodluck Jonathan responsible for the current economic recession in the country, saying despite being aware of what the future held, the then president carried on as if the economy was immune to such[Read More…]

“I Am Not Afraid of Juju” – APC Governor, Badaru Abubakar of Jigawa State Boasts

Gov. Badaru Abubakar of Jigawa State says he is not afraid of charms and will conduct the Ondo APC primary election transparently. Abubakar said this while briefing newsmen in Abuja after being sworn in as the Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC) Ondo Primary Election Committee. He said: ”Free and[Read More…]

In Jagawa, Petrol Sells For N300 Per Litre As Lai Mohammed Says Nigerians Are Paying For The Sins Of Jonathan

As fuel scarcity bites harder in Hadejia, Jigawa, the price of a litre of petrol has risen to N300, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. A correspondent of NAN reports that many petrol stations in Hadejia had no product to sell at the time of this report. Petro is[Read More…]

370,000 Defect From PDP To APC In Jigawa

No fewer than 370,000 members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in Jigawa have defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC). The National Chairman of APC and eight governors on the party’s platform, received the defectors in Dutse on Sunday, amid jubilation The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports that[Read More…]

“Please Forgive Me For Your Prison Experience” Former Governor Lamido Begs Sons

Former Jigawa state governor, Sule Lamido receiving scores of sympathizers at his Bamaina village over the weekend. Photo Aliyu Dangida  Former Jigawa State governor, Alhaji Sule Lamido, has asked his two sons, Aminu and Mustapha, to forgive him over their prison experience, as he claimed total responsibility for their ordeal[Read More…]

I Don’t Support Slashing Salaries Of Political Appointees Says APC Chairman

Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Jigawa, Alhaji Ado Sani Kiri, yesterday kicked against the proposed cut in the salaries and allowances enjoyed by political office holders in Nigeria. Kiri who spoke to Daily Trust, said the solution to the financial crisis in the country is blocking all[Read More…]