• Jigawa Remits N2bn To Hajji Commission

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    he Jigawa State Pilgrims Welfare Board has remitted over N2billion to the National Hajji Commission (NAHACO) as  payment  for  2,370 hajji seats allocated to the state. Executive secreatary of the board, Alhaji Sani Ahmad Sani, stated this in an interview with newsmen in his office. He said, the board has paid 100 per cent of…

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  • Jigawa To Drill 300 Water Hand-pumps In Communities

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    Jigawa State Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Agency, RUWASA is set to drill 300 hand pumps in seven local governments under the DFID SHAWN II program. Speaking at at the opening bid for the contract, the state commissioner for water resources, Alhaji Ibrahim Garba Hannun Giwa said, the hand pumps will be drilled in seven…

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  • Governor of Jigawa State, Muhammad Abubakar Badaru

    Gov Badaru Swears In 27 LG Administrators

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    Jigawa State governor Alhaji Badaru Abubakar yesterday swore in caretaker chairmen for the 27 local government areas of the state. Speaking shortly after the occasion held at Dutse Government House, governor Badaru charged the administrators to handle the offices entrusted to them with justice, sincerity and honesty. He said all of the appointees were selected…

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    FUD Holds Maiden Convocation, Jega Advocates More Funding For Education

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    The immediate past chairman Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Professor Attahiru Jega has called on governments at all levels and private sector to increase their funding to education for Nigeria to meet with global challenges of sustainable economic development. The professor made the called in a paper he presented as part of the convocation ceremony…

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    We’ve Finally Buried PDP In Jigawa – Gov Badaru

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    Jigawa State governor Badaru Abubakar yesterday declared the final burial of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state after receiving about 373,000 party leaders and members of PDP that defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state. Badaru stated this during the grand political gathering to receive the defectors in Dutse, the state…

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  • Jigawa Expends N733m To Restore Water Schemes

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    Jigawa State government has spent over N733 million for the renovation and   upgrading of existing water supply facilities across the state in the last three months. The state commissioner for Water Resources, Hon Ibrahim Garba Hanun Giwa revealed this while receiving a delegation from Sabon Gari community of Birnin Kudu local government. He said the…

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    Hajj Stampede: Jigawa Govt Confirms 4 Deaths, 2 Missing

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    Jigawa State government yesterday confirmed that four of its pilgrims died in this year’s hajj exercise while two others are missing. The head of the state’s 2015 Hajj Delegation and deputy governor, Mr. Ibrahim Hassan Hadejia while briefing newsmen in his office explained that, two of the pilgrims died as a result of the stampede…

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  • Governor of Jigawa State, Muhammad Abubakar Badaru

    Jigawa Governor Appoints Head Of Service, 40 Others

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    Jigawa State governor, Alhaji Muhammad Badaru Abubakar, yesterday announced the appointment of the state Head of Service and 40 other appointments. This was contained in a press statement signed and issued by the special assistant to the governor on Media, Malam Bello Zaki. According to the statement, Alhaji Muhammad Inuwa Tahir was appointed as the…

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  • Governor of Jigawa State, Muhammad Abubakar Badaru

    300 Girls Acquire Skills In Jigawa

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    Three hundred girls have been trained to acquire skills in two local government areas of Jigawa State. The training was said to be aimed at preparing them to be self-reliant to face the challenges of modern society. It was also targeted at taking the girls off street-hawking through entrepreneurship and citizenship training. The girls, aged…

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  • Governor of Jigawa State, Muhammad Abubakar Badaru

    Jigawa Celebrates 33 Months Polio Free

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    Jigawa State has recorded a significant success in its campaign for polio eradication as it covered 33 months without recording any new case of the polio virus across the state. The director Primary Healthcare and coordinator for the Immunization Campaign, Dr. Kabir Ibrahim revealed this in an interview with newsmen in his office. He said,…

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