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Buhari: Nigeria’s agricultural revolution on course

President Muhammadu Buhari Monday in Auyo, Jigawa State, declared that Nigeria’s agricultural revolution is real and on course. Speaking at an event to mark the commencement of the rehabilitation and expansion of the 6,000-hectare Hadejia Valley irrigation project, President Buhari assured Nigerians that his administration would sustain the positive momentum …

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Buhari arrives in Jigawa for 2-day state visit

President Muhammadu Buhari arrived in Dutse on Monday afternoon (May 14) for a 2-day working visit. He will officially flag-off of the rehabilitation of 5,345HA and expansion of 778HA works at the Federal Ministry of Water Resources’ Hadejia Valley Irrigation Scheme, Jigawa state. The President, upon his arrival at Dutse …

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House fire kills triplets, brother in Jigawa

A fire outbreak has killed triplets and their brother in Hadejia town, Jigawa, according to the spokesman of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps in the state, Adamu Shehu. Mr. Shehu told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday that the fire was caused by a spark from …

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Police parade 3 suspected armed robbers in Jigawa

Police parade 3 suspected armed robbers in Jigawa

The Police Command in Jigawa has arrested three suspected armed robbers who had been terrorizing the residents of Kazaure Local Government Area of the state. The command’s Spokesman, SP. Abdu Jinjiri, who paraded the suspects before newsmen in Dutse on Wednesday said the suspects were arrested along Kazaure-Daura road. Jinjiri …

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Jigawa declares public holiday to pray for Buhari

Jigawa declares public holiday to pray for Buhari

The Jigawa Government has declared Friday public holiday to enable public servants offer special prayers for President Muhammadu Buhari’s quick recovery. Isma’il Ibrahim, the public relations officer, Office of the state’s Head of Civil Service, announced this in a statement in Dutse on Thursday. Mr. Ibrahim said the State Executive …

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Former Gov. Lamido granted bail, back in court 5 July

A Dutse Magistrates’ Court has granted bail to former Governor Sule Lamido of Jigawa State. Lamido was standing trial on a four-count charge of inciting public disturbance, defamation of character, criminal intimidation and disturbance of public peace. The magistrate granted the two-term governor bail on self-recognizance and adjourned the case …

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The Resurrection Of Corpsocracy, by Femi Fani-Kayode

The day before yesterday we were told by the First Lady, Mrs. Aisha Buhari, that her husband was not as ill as most of us believed and that despite his obvious challenges he has continued to “carry out his responsibilities”. On the same day the media went to great lengths …

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Former Governor Lamido Arraigned In Court

Alhaji Sule Lamido, the former governor of Jigawa, has been arraigned at the Chief Magistrate’s Court two in Dutse amidst tight security. The Police Public Relations Officer, Mr. Abdul Jinjiri, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the ex-governor was brought to Dutse from Zone 1 in Kano early …

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General Sule Lamido may secure bail today – PDP Chairman

A former Jigawa state governor, Alhaji Sule Lamido has spent a night under police custody, just as some stalwarts of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have thronged the Police Zone 1 Headquarters along BUK road in Kano to secure his bail. When Daily Trust visited the police Zone 1 headquarters …

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