Tags : Jigawa State

Governors Meet With Miyetti Allah, Condemn Criminality

Some Governors have met with the national leadership of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN) in Akure, Ondo State capital, and condemned criminal activities by bandits, kidnappers, rapists among others who hide in forests to unleash mayhem on innocent citizens.   The Governors include Engr Seyi Makinde of Oyo State; Mr Gboyega Oyetola of Osun […]

Jigawa Flood Death Toll Rises To 18

Jigawa State Government has disclosed that death toll as a result of Monday’s flood has risen to 18, as many homes are no longer habitable and farmlands destroyed. Speaking to Channels Television via a phone interview, the Executive Secretary of the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), Mr Sani Yusuf, said the Government is providing an […]

Jigawa Opens Border To Kano, Bauchi; Says It Is Left

The Jigawa State Government has said it now has only one active Coronavirus case in its isolation centres after 316 other patients recovered. The State Governor, Mr Badaru Abubakar, confirmed this in a press briefing at the State House in Dutse, the State capital, on Saturday, June 20, 2020. Governor Abubakar also said his Government […]

Police Arrest 11 Suspects Involved In Raping 12-Year-Old Girl

Police authorities have arrested eleven men for allegedly raping a 12-year-old girl in Jigawa state. The spokesperson of the States’ police command, Abdu Jinjiri, confirmed the incident. Jinjiri said it occurred at Limawa Quarters in Dutse Local Government Area of Jigawa State. The suspects were arrested after the 12-year-old narrated that they raped her on […]

COVID-19 Lockdown: Over 300 Vehicles, Tricycles, Motorcycles Seized In Katsina

Security operatives have impounded over 300 vehicles, tricycles, and motorcycles in Katsina State. The Public Relations Officer of the Katsina State Police Command, Mr Gambo Isah, disclosed this in a statement on Sunday, May 3, 2020. He explained that the 159 vehicles, 17 tricycles, and 141 motorcycles were seized for violating the lockdown order of […]

34 Suspected Sex Workers Arrested In Jigawa

Officials of the Jigawa State Shari’a Enforcement Command (Hisbah) have arrested thirty-four suspected commercial sex workers and also confiscated 147 bottles of beer in Kazaure Local Government Area of the state. The Hisbah Commander in the State, Malam Ibrahim Dahiru, in an interview on Tuesday, February 11, 2020 in Dutse disclosed that the suspects were […]

Reps Mourn Muhammadu Fagengawo, Adjourn Plenary

The House of Representatives joined families and friends to mourn its late member from Garki/Babura Federal constituency in Jigawa State, Dr Muhammadu Fagengawo. Dr Fagengawo died on the eve of the New Year in Dubai at a hospital where he had been receiving treatment. The Speaker of the House, Right Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, announced the […]