Tag: Jigawa

Scarcity of Foreign Rice Hits Abuja, Jigawa Markets

Abdul Jimoh- March 13, 2021

There has been scarcity of foreign rice weeks after reopening of borders by the Federal Government, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. NAN reports ... Read More

New tariff only affects major electricity consumers – says DISCO

Abdul Jimoh- September 16, 2020

The Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO), says the new tariff regime approved by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) will not affect lower electricity consumers ... Read More

NSCDC arrests man over alleged murder of 17-month-old step son in Jigawa

Abdul Jimoh- September 10, 2020

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 ... Read More

Governor Badaru Abubakar Wins Re-election Bid as Jigawa Governor

Henry Solomon- March 10, 2019

Jigawa state Governor Mohammed Badaru Abubakar as won the state governorship election. He was declared the winner on Sunday after the collation of results. The ... Read More

Jigawa govt. procures improved maize seed to farmers

Arowobusoye Samuel- February 19, 2019

The Jigawa government has procured 28 tonnes of maize for its maize farmers at the subsidized rate of N2,500 per 20kg bag for the 2019 ... Read More

NIRSAL develops model to facilitate easy transportation of agric produce

inno.korie- August 26, 2018

The Nigeria Incentive Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL) says it is developing a transportation system to address bottlenecks in the movement of ... Read More

FEC Approves $150m W/Bank Credit Facility For Polio Eradication

Abdul Jimoh- August 8, 2018

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the acquisition of 150 million-dollar World Bank credit facility to support polio eradication in Nigeria. Finance Minister Kemi ... Read More

FG Trains 100 Farmers On Control, Management Of Fall Army Worm

Abdul Jimoh- July 13, 2018

The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development on Friday said it had trained 100 farmers selected from six states on the control and management ... Read More

Police Recruitment:1,728 Successful Applicants To Sit For CBT In Jigawa

Abdul Jimoh- May 19, 2018

The Police Command in Jigawa says 1,728 of the 4,705 applicants who passed the medical and physical fitness screening for recruitment into the Force would sit for Computer-Based Test (CBT). ... Read More

FG to upgrade Weights and Measures Dept. to protect consumers, control fraud

inno.korie- March 22, 2018

Mr Edet Akpan, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of  Industry, Trade and Investment, says the Federal Government is working toward upgrading the Weights and Measures Department to protect ... Read More

FRSC Hands Over N590,050 to Relatives of Accident Victims

Henry Solomon- February 26, 2018

The Jigawa Command of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) on Monday handed over N590,050 to relatives of victims of an accident that occurred on Sunday ... Read More

IGP Orders Commissioners Police and Supervising AIG To Be On Red Alert

Abdul Jimoh- December 5, 2017

Intelligence cooperation among West Africa police services ensured arrest of Evans – IGP Inspector General Of Police Orders Commissioners Of Police and their Supervising Assistant ... Read More

President Buhari Concerned Over Plight Of Workers In States

Abdul Jimoh- October 17, 2017

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday in Abuja expressed concern on the growing complaints and agitations by workers in states over unpaid salaries and allowances, in spite ... Read More

Expect Double Efforts In Driving Economic Growth Now That President Is Back – Osinbajo

Abdul Jimoh- August 22, 2017

**Recession offers enormous opportunities especially for local production **Government trying to improve environment to make opportunities real TRANSCRIPT OF CONVERSATION WITH THE VICE PRESIDENT CONDUCTED BY ZAIN ... Read More

Prisons Service can contribute to agricultural production, if well funded – Official

inno.korie- August 3, 2017

Alhaji Magaji Abdullahi, the Controller, Nigerian Prisons Service (NPS) in Jigawa, says the prisons service can contribute meaningfully to the nation’s agricultural production if it is ... Read More

FRSC Corps Marshal Decries Incessant Attacks On Personnel, Says Enough Is Enough

Abdul Jimoh- July 18, 2017

FRSC Corps Marshal Decries Incessant Attacks On Personnel, Says Enough Is Enough   The Corps Marshal, Dr. Boboye Oyeyemi, has condemned the unprovoked attacks and molestation of operatives ... Read More