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With him are Former Deputy National Chairman, Chief Olabode George (4th L); former Gov Sule Lamido of Jigawa State (R); Nigerian Ambassador to ... had Monday apologised to Nigerians for the mistakes he said the party made under its 16 year governance of Nigeria, stating that the party had learnt its ...
"Fuel prices rose from N97 to N145, yet the nation experiences unabated scarcity with its attendant long queues and suffering by Nigerian citizens." ... Present at the well-attended event were two former Vice Presidents, Atiku Abubakar and Namadi Sambo, ex-Jigawa State governor and 2019 Presidential ...

Prominent leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday set stage for the 2019 electioneering campaign. They are the PDP National Chairman, Prince Uche Secondus; former Vice Presidents Atiku Abubakar and Alhaji Namadi Sambo; former governor of Jigawa State, Sule Lamid and former ...
Secondus lamented that in less than three years that the party lost power, all the gains recorded in the 16 years of PDP administration have been eroded as a result of lack of understanding of the intricacies of governing a complex state like Nigeria. The party chair accused the Federal Government of ...
Listed by NBS as among the five richest states with a high IGR raking of N42.418 billion, Kano State collected N65,140,059,241.98 from federation account ... Jigawa State's IGR was N6,650,200,980.11, revenue from federation account N45,264,749,165.00, foreign debt $33,497,712.80 and local debt N33 ...
Alhaji Sule Lamido is a former governor of Jigawa State and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)presidential aspirant. He speaks ... The government must secure Nigerians so that nobody was kidnaped. ... Some people see Nigeria as a conquered territory and as a citizen you can't even speak as a Nigerian.

... political process in Nigeria. Kazaure, while speaking at the plenary on Thursday, said women would 'mess up' the country if they are given more opportunity in the country's political set up. Kazaure, who is representing Kazaure/Roni/Gwiwa/Yankwashi constituency, Jigawa state said women are already ...
The Jigawa State Government says meningitis has killed 15 persons as 51 suspected cases were recorded in 10 local government areas of the state. PREMIUM TIMES had on Tuesday first reported a suspected outbreak of Cerebral Spinal Meningitis (CSM) ravaging Majiya town in Taura local government ...
"Now in Jigawa State, since November 2017, we have about 51 suspected cases of meningitis, and what we mean by suspected cases of meningitis is that people are showing some signs and symptoms that look like meningitis. "But you cannot really say they have meningitis until you take what is called ...
Another parent, Kamai Ali Majia, whose two children affected by the disease are currently receiving treatment at Taura General Hospital, faulted the call by their representative in the state House of Assembly that asked them to travel 30 kilometres to access medical facility, when he knew they do not have ...
Dutse — Nine children between the ages of three and 13 years have died as a result of an outbreak of cerebral spinal meningitis (CSM) in Majia town of Taura local government area in Jigawa State. Sources had indicated by last night that the death toll had hit over 20 as the outbreak was said to have been ...
According to the president of Dangote, the Jigawa state mill is the first of five the company is planning to build. The others are planned to be built in Kano, Sokoto, Zamfara, Kebbi and Niger States during a the first phase, as two more and possibly others in Nasarawa, Kogi, and other states. “When these ...
Dangote inaugurates multi-billion-naira rice processing plant in Jigawa ... Meanwhile, Jigawa State governor, Alhaji Abubakar Badaru expressed delight at the stage of the Dangote Rice project in the state, saying it was in line with the vision of the Invest Jigawa, an organ set up to accelerate investments in ...
No fewer than 10 persons died, with 10 others injured in a road accident in Majiya town, Taura Local Government Area of Jigawa State, yesterday. DSC Adamu Shehu, spokesman of Jigawa Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, confirmed the incident. He said the accident ...
SP Magaji Majiya, the Public Relations Officer of the Kano State Police Command paraded the suspects- Sani Danjuma, a dismissed Sgt. of the Nigeria Police attached to Jigawa police Command, Nura Ahmed, Abdullahi Ahmed and Abubakar Uzairu before journalists on Tuesday. Majiya said, “On March ...
Jigawa state government says in order to curb farmers/herders crises, it has identified 452 grazing reserves and will thus donate 5000 hectares of land to ... “Jigawa is among the first states to donate 5000 hectares of land to federal government for cattle colony, the hectares of land were not in one place, we ...
The council also recommended inter-state security joint operations to flush out bandits, especially those operating from the forests. Governor Abubakar Badaru of Jigawa State, alongside Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State and Willy Obiano of Anambra State, stated this while briefing State House ...

The Jigawa Government says it has planted five million tress to tackle desertification across the state. Alhaji Barau Gambasha, the State Commissioner for Environment, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Dutse on Friday. Gambasha said that the trees were planted in ...
No fewer than 10 persons died, with 10 others injured in a road accident in Majiya town, Taura Local Government Area of Jigawa State, yesterday. DSC Adamu Shehu, spokesman of Jigawa Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, confirmed the incident. He said the accident ...
Ten people died and 10 others were seriously injured in a road accident which occurred around 11.30am on Thursday in Majiya town in the Taura Local Government Area of Jigawa State. The spokesman for the Jigawa Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, DSC Adamu Shehu, ...
Ten persons were on Thursday confirmed dead with 10 others injured in a road accident which occurred around 11.30 am at Majiya town, Taura Local Government Area of Jigawa state. The Spokesman of Jigawa Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, DSC Adamu Shehu, who ...
According to Abubakar, the operations were carried out by DPR surveillance teams, involving the Directorate of State Security and other sister agencies. He said the 96 stations were shut between December, 2017 and February 13 this year. However, the comptroller, lamented that Kano and Jigawa states ...
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has donated 28 motorcycles worth N8.4 million to Jigawa Government to enhance Disease Surveillance and Notification in the state. The WHO Coordinator in the state, Dr Sam Yenyi, handed over the motorcycles to the state Commissioner for Health, Dr Abba Zakari, ...
A former governor of Jigawa State and Peoples Democratic Party presidential aspirant, Sule Lamido, on Saturday kicked off his electioneering campaign by declaring at a rally that he was confident of becoming Nigeria's president after the 2019 general elections. Mr. Lamido held the rally at the PDP office ...
Abdulrahman Danbazau has urged the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) to work with the traditional institutions to effectively tackle trans-border crimes. ... Muhammad Badaru of Jigawa commended officers and men of the immigration service for consistently tackling cross border crimes in the state.
Governor Muhammad Badaru of Jigawa State has reiterated the state government's determination to collaborate with UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) to eradicate acute malnutrition in children. Mr. Badaru gave the assurance when he received the UNICEF Chief Nutritionist, Simeon Nanama in Dutse, the ...
Sule Lamido, former Governor of Jigawa State and Peoples Democratic Party presidential aspirant has given reasons why he want to become Nigeria's next President. Lamido said his decision to contest for presidency was to restore vision of PDP founding fathers and to ensure unity, justice, equity and fair ...
The age reduction bill is expected to enhance the chances of young Nigerians in participating in politics and to seek for elective positions as candidates. ... Taraba State into the Not Too Young To Run Hall of Shame, describing its vote against the bill as a major setback for Nigeria's democracy and hoped ...
The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) says it has sealed 96 filling stations in Kano and Jigawa States for committing various offences from December ... Abubakar, however, attributed the current fuel shortage in Kano and Jigawa to inadequate supply of the commodity from the Nigerian National ...
Kaalu, who made this known at a two-day workshop organised by the Bauchi State Television in collaboration with UNICEF for journalists from the six states, noted that the organisation would continue to extend helping hands to mothers and children. He urged journalists to endeavor to “mobilise ...
The figure does not, however, include that of Kebbi, Jigawa and Benue States. Stakeholders attributed the increase in enrolment in the last one year to efforts by the federal and state governments to ensure that no child of school age was left without education. Among measures taken to attract children to ...
“The major producing State is Jigawa State, others are Kastina, Kebbi, Zamfara, Borno and Yobe produce it. Meanwhile, he urged states like Edo, Kwara to cultivate zobo plant and it could germainate to boost their revenue generation.” He also urged zobo farmers to properly organize and position ...
Before former President Olusegun Obasanjo announced his Coalition for Nigeria Movement (CNM) as a platform to elect a credible president in the 2019 general elections, former governor of Jigawa State, Mallam Sule Lamido was the first to mull the idea that the 2019 presidential election would not be ...
Jigawa State Miyatti Allah Chairman, Sa'idu Musa Gagarawa has said that politicians are causative agent of most of the clashes taking place between farmers and herdsmen in the country. The Chairman of Miyetti-Allah Jigawa, disclosed this through Miyetti-Allah chairman Kiri-Kasamma local government ...
The clashes between herdsmen and farmers in some states in Nigeria, especially in Benue, Taraba and Kaduna states should not be allowed to ... which will deal with the problems of encroachment into farmlands, incitement and credible plans to integrate the herdsmen fully into the Nigerian society.
Born at his hometown Babura in Jigawa State on 15 July 1942, he was educated at the Ahmadu Bello University and the School for Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), London. He was called to the Nigerian bar in 1968. He served as Chief Judge of Kano State between 1979 and 1985. Musdapher also ...
Donald Duke, a former governor of Cross River State and one of the leaders of the Coalition for Nigeria, the platform proposed by former President ... Mr. Olarewaju, who currently consults for former Jigawa State Governor Sule Lamido, said Mr. Obasanjo favours his principal and others like Ibrahim ...
Ado Ekiti — The former Jigawa State Governor, Alhaji Sule Lamido, yesterday said Nigerians made a grievous mistake by electing President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2015 presidential poll. Lamido, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and presidential aspirant, said Nigeria has never ...
The state police command in collaboration with eight local government councils in Jigawa North-east and Hadejia Emirate councils organised the summit. ... Also the Chairman All farmers Association of Nigerian (AFAN) in Kafin Hausa local government, Abba Umar decried the fact that some politicians had ...
The former Jigawa State Governor, Alhaji Sule Lamido, yesterday said Nigerians made a grievous mistake by electing President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2015 presidential poll. Lamido, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Presidential aspirant, said Nigeria had never witnessed hatred ...
First, to my knowledge and to the awareness of every citizen of Jigawa State, Governor Badaru Abubakar had not to date, announced his intention to declare for ... Therefore his constituents decided to drop him, like many in different states decide to do their cash and carry politicians who betrayed President ...
He was elevated as a Justice of the Supreme Court of Nigeria and retired five years ago as the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN). Obaseki consoled the family to “find comfort in the good and exemplary life of Justice Musdapher,” which he described as “a model for Nigerians aspiring to attain similar height in ...
A former Governor of Jigawa State and member of the Peoples Democratic Party, Sule Lamido has blamed the numerous challenges facing Nigeria on leadership. ... also said that the current calls made by some groups to secede from the country could have been avoided if the government reaches out to every Nigerian.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that Nigeria is in a coma, saying only the PDP can salvage the country. ... They spoke at the Government House Port Harcourt on Wednesday when the Former Jigawa State Governor visited to inform Governor Wike of his intention to vie for the ...
A former Governor of Jigawa State, Sule Lamido, yesterday, described the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) as “government of amateur politicians ... Lamido, a presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), asked whether Nigeria was more secured three years after it lost power to the ...
Former Governor of Jigawa State, Sule Lamido on Monday, said that he was not desperate to become Nigeria's president in 2019. Lamido said this in ... “I will administer a new direction for Nigeria if nominated because I aspire to unite Nigerians and make the country prosperous and secure. “I believe that I ...
While the state fire service put Dandladi's age at five months, the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps said he was two-year-old. PUNCH Metro learnt that the victims' parents had lit a mosquito coil and placed it beside a mattress on which the children slept. It was gathered that the coil burnt out into the ...
A fire outbreak caused by a spark from an electric appliance has reportedly killed four children in Hadejia town, Jigawa State. According to the Spokesman of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Mr Adamu Shehu, who spoke to the News Agency of Nigeria, (NAN) the incident occurred on Jan.
The Jigawa State Police has arrested a suspected notorious kidnapper, Emmanuel Abang, who has been on the wanted list of Akwa-Ibom Police Command. The command's spokesperson, SP Abdu Jinjiri, made this known in a statement in Dutse on Wednesday.
Some politicians and few gullible Nigerians have turned it to a political one. At this moment, the crisis requires both political and ... The Buhari government and indeed other states governments should copy what former Jigawa State governor Sule Lamido did. In most parts of Jigawa State, the then ...


 

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