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  • NAHCO Allocates 2,677 Hajj Seats To Jigawa For 2017 Exercise

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    The National Hajj Commission has allocated 2,677 hajj seats to Jigawa state for 2017 hajj exercise. The Executive Secretary of the state pilgrim’s welfare board, Alhaji Sani Ahmad revealed this while briefing newsmen on the level of preparation for the forthcoming hajj exercise. He noted that the allocation of this year has reflected the increase…

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  • Gov Badaru Signs 2017 Budget Into Law

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    Jigawa state governor, Alhaji Muhammadu Badaru Abubakar yesterday signed the state 2017 appropriation bill into law. The governor signed the budget one week after the state house of assembly passed the budget. Speaking shortly after the signing ceremony, Governor Badaru said, the document was carefully planned to reflect and drive the state government policy towards…

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  • Man, 25, Kills Father In Jigawa

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    The Jigawa Police Command yesterday said it had arrested a 25-year-old man, Abdulhamid  Abdullahi, for allegedly killing his 65-year-old father, Abdullahi Shuaibu. The Public Relations Officer of the command, Alhaji Jinjiri Abdul, who disclosed this to newsmen in Dutse, said the suspect was arrested in Kirikasamma local government area of the state on Feb. 5….

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  • Payment Of N5,000 Monthly Grant To Jigawa Destitute Commences March 2017

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    The screened and registered destitutes in Jigawa state may likely commenced receiving N5,000 monthly grant under the federal government’s social security program. The National coordinator of the programm Mr Peter Papka  revealed this while fielding question shortly after the opening ceremony of three day training organized for Community Base Organization on how to register the…

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  • I Reserve N19 Billion For Workers’ Salary Challanges In 2017 – Gov Badaru

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    Governor Muhammed Abubakar Badaru of Jigawa state has said he reserved over nineteen billion Naira in the outgoing year to forestall workers’ salary challenges in 2017. The Governor revealed this during an interactive session with permanent secretaries, directors and deputy directors of the state civil service held at the Sir Ahmadu Bello hall, state secretariat,…

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  • Group Wants Magu Confirmed

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    League of community based organizations and civil societies in Jigawa state has urged Nigerian senators as a matter of national interest to speed up action and confirm Ibrahim Mustapha Magu as EFCC boss or risk a nation-wide mass protest against their myopic and corrupt stand. The chairman of the league which has over 860 CBOs,…

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  • APC Shares Common Philosophy With Trump – Lamido

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    The failure of All Progressives Congress (APC)-led government  towards tackling the current hardship has been described as a reflection of the  party’s disrespect for humanity. A former Jigawa State governor and one of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) surviving founding fathers, Alhaji Sule Lamido, stated this while commenting on the APC style of leadership in…

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  • Inside Jigawa Empowerment Policy And CBN Agric Intervention

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    The recent working visit by governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele alongside Kebbi State governor, Senator Atiku Bagudu and Minister of Agriculture, Chief Audu Ogbe to Jigawa State has revealed the impact of the state government’s empowerment policy which cuts across all economic and social strata in the state. Apart…

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  • Katsina Vows To Support Nigeria-Niger Trade Pacts

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    The deputy governor of Katsina Alhaji Mannir Yakubu has declared the full support of his state to the agreement signed for establishing “Business Corridor along Kano-Jigawa-Daura and Zindar of Niger republic. Alhaji Mannir revealed this when he represented his Governor at the occasion of official lunching for the take-up of the “Business Corridor” held in…

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  • North-West Govs Sign Trade Pact With Niger Republic

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    In a search to tackle the current economic down turn, three Northwest governors have signed a pact with Zindar State of Niger Republic for boosting trade activities along their borders. The trade agreement was initiated for establishing free trade zone known as Kano-Jigawa-Daura-Zindar business corridor for facilitating the movement of goods and services along the…

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