Tag: Jigawa

Proportion
Dayo 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 ...

Proportion
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 ...

Proportion
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 ...

Proportion
Dayo 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 ...

Proportion
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 ...

Proportion
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 ...

Proportion
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 ...

Proportion
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, ...

Proportion
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 ...

Proportion
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 ...

Proportion
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 ...

Proportion
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. ...

Proportion
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 ...

Proportion
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 ...

Proportion
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 ...

Proportion
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 ...

Proportion
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 ...

Proportion
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 ...

Proportion
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 ...

Proportion
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 ...

Proportion
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, ...

Proportion
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 ...

Proportion
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, ...

Proportion
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, ...

Proportion
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, ...

Proportion
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 ...

Proportion
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 ...

Proportion
Isime EseneSeptember 24, 2014

It gets real: Anenih, others in closed-door meeting with Gov. Lamido

by Akan Ido Despite desperate denials from party members, it is becoming increasingly clear that the ruling Peoples Democratic Party ...

Proportion
SolaAugust 4, 2014

Dangote makes Africa’s largest single investment in rice production

by Tunji Andrews   Africa’s richest man and king capitalist, Alhaji Aliko Dangote has pledged to invest $1 billion (N165 ...

Proportion
writerJuly 31, 2014

Attention, youth ‘corpers’: NYSC announces plans for 7 states under Boko Haram attack [DETAILS]

by Mayowa Aboah The National Youth Service Corps has announced the redeployment of corps members from seven northern states. The ...

cool good eh love2 cute confused notgood numb disgusting fail