Tag: Jigawa

YNaijaFebruary 27, 2023

Obi wins ALL Enugu LGAs as Tinubu secures victory in Jigawa

Peter Obi, the presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), has won the poll in Enugu state. On Monday, Maduebibisi Ofo ...

YNaijaSeptember 2, 2022

INEC to publish final list of presidential, NASS candidates as campaign begins 28 September; N11.9bn stolen from Kwara treasury between 2011-2019 – Audit reveals | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

INEC to publish final list of presidential, NASS candidates as campaign begins 28 September N11.9bn stolen from Kwara treasury between ...

EditorMay 24, 2021

Jigawa has these food markets that will excite you

Jigawa is the eighth largest state by population, whose residents are predominantly of Hausa or Fulani background. The state’s economy ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMarch 10, 2019

APC wins Jigawa, Gombe governorship polls; clears all 30 assembly seats in Jigawa

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has won Saturday’s governorship election held in the North East state of Gombe, as its ...

Bernard DayoFebruary 28, 2019

The Late 5: Onnoghen was suspended as CJN, not removed – FG; We are ready for governorship, state assemblies’ elections – INEC chairman | Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: PDP may boycott governorship election in Jigawa – Lamido The opposition Peoples ...

Bernard DayoJanuary 9, 2019

The Late 5: Nigerian troops close Maiduguri-Damaturu highway amidst fresh Boko Haram attacks; Police arrest two for disrupting APC rally | Other top stories

Here are the stories that drove conversations today Police arrest two for disrupting APC rally Following the melee that broke ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 28, 2018

The Big 5: Violent protest rocks Jos over killings by herdsmen, FAAC meeting ends in deadlock and other stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: A violent protest took place in Jos, the Plateau capital on ...

Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 23, 2017

Sule Lamido writes PDP members, seeks to lead the party to take over power in 2019

The former Governor of Jigawa, Dr Sule Lamido has written to members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), informing them ...

Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 9, 2017

Jigawa Governor, Badaru says there is no plot to impeach him

The governor of Jigawa, Badaru Abubakar has downplayed reports of an impeachment plot against him. The governor said the relationship ...

Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 9, 2017

President Buhari meets with 3 Northern governors

President Muhammadu Buhari Monday, met with three Northern governors in closed-door at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The three governors are: Ibrahim ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 11, 2017

Police arrest students who killed colleague over alleged homosexual acts

The Nigerian Police, Jigawa Command, has arrested suspects who allegedly dealt blows on their colleague in Yankwashi Local Government Area, ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 8, 2017

Heavy downpour in Jigawa destroys N500m worth farm produce

Heavy rainfall has destroyed farm produce and animals, worth N500 million, in Gumel Local Government Area of Jigawa, at the ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 4, 2017

EFCC arrests former Jigawa governor, Saminu Turaki

A former governor of Jigawa, Saminu Turaki, has been arrested by officials of the EFCC. Turaki is being prosecuted by ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMay 2, 2017

Ex-Governor Sule Lamido remanded in prison custody

by Dolapo Adelana A former governor of Jigawa, Sule Lamido had been remanded in prison custody, according to Premium Times. The Chief ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMay 1, 2017

Police deny Lamido bail, to arraign former governor in court

by Dolapo Adelana The Nigeria Police Force have refused to grant bail to a former governor of Jigawa state, Sule Lamido. ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 5, 2017

100 PDP supporters arrested in Jigawa over rally

The Jigawa State Police Command has arrested over 100 supporters of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) supporters at Bamaina, the ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 3, 2017

Only God can stop me in 2019 – Sule Lamido

The immediate former governor of Jigawa, Sule Lamido has said that only God can stop him from being president in ...

Joachim MacEbongNovember 14, 2016

YNaija Editorial: Jigawa’s mosques and misplaced priorities

The recent announcement by the Jigawa state government that it has opened bidding for the construction of ninety mosques in ...

Isime EseneOctober 9, 2016

N270 million; N26.5 billion… | The 5 numbers that mattered this week

6 – The number of new ICT hubs that will be set up by the Federal Government, according to the ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 3, 2016

8 die in Jigawa road accident

Eight persons lost their lives in an accident involving a car and a jeep on Hadejia-Kano road in Kaugama Local ...

Mazi EmekaAugust 8, 2016

How 60-year-old traditional ruler raped 8-year-old

Abubakar Ya’u, a 60-year-old traditional ruler of Kargo in Garki Local Government Area of Jigawa State, has been arrested by ...

Oreoluwa PetersJune 27, 2016

Garba Lawal inspires young footballers at Copa Coca-Cola training camp (PHOTOS)

The COPA Coca-Cola 2016 coaching clinic has been filled with several incredible moments, and the training camp at Kaduna recently ...

YWriterMay 25, 2016

These are the 6 states hit by, uhm, ‘Tomato Ebola’

by Chi Ibe The Federal Government yesterday said the pest, Tuta absoluta, popularly known as ‘Tomato Ebola’, which is responsible ...

James SamboApril 12, 2016

REVEALED: Sule Lamido was paid ‘N1bn in kickbacks’

At the ongoing trial of former Jigawa state governor, Sule Lamido, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission revealed on Monday, ...

Op-Ed EditorJanuary 14, 2016

Bird Flu returns to Nigeria [DETAILS]

by Emeka Nwankwo Two days ago, the Kano state Government, through the Directorate of Veterinary Service in the Ministry of ...

Kolapo OlapojuJuly 9, 2015

Tanks, heavily armed officers guard Lamido and son’s arraignment

Tanks were reportedly rolled out while heavily armed police officers stood guard at the ongoing arraignment of former governor of Jigawa, ...

Janeth JJuly 7, 2015

EFCC allegedly arrests Gov. Lamido and his two sons

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has allegedly rearrested former Jigawa State governor, Sule Lamido, and his two sons, ...

Ada IgboanugoJanuary 20, 2015

Kano stands still for APC’s Muhammadu Buhari (See Photos)

by Chinwe Okafor Ahead of the presidential elections in February 14, the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential campaign continued their ‘Change’ journey, ...

Kolapo OlapojuNovember 21, 2014

President Jonathan has created nine new federal universities, but were they needed?

by Adedayo Ademuwagun Jide finished secondary school in 2010 and spent the next three years at home. He wrote the ...

Kolapo OlapojuNovember 18, 2014

“I specialize in breaking into houses and raping housewives”

by James Sambo A 30-year-old serial rapist, Umar Mohammed, has been arrested by operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense ...

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