Flood kills 18, destroys 6,637 houses in Jigawa

  Governor of Jigawa State, Muhammadu Abubakar The Jigawa State Emergency Management Agency said flood had killed 18 persons and destroyed 6,637 houses in about 19 local government areas in the state. The News Agency of Nigeria reported that the Executive Secretary of SEMA, Alhaji Yusif Sani, said this while briefing newsmen on the activities […]

EFCC tenders evidence against Lamido, 2 sons

By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA—Determined to establish the money laundering charge it slammed against Sule Lamido, former Governor of Jigawa State and his two sons, Aminu and Mustapha, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday, tendered before the Federal High Court in Abuja, details of bank accounts it said were used by the accused persons […]

Jigawa Assembly sacks LG chair, suspends 2 others

By Tina Akannam Dutse—Jigawa State   House of Assembly has removed Jahun Local Government Area chairman, Alhaji Musa Harbu, and suspended two others for alleged misconduct and negligence of duty. Those suspended include chairmen of Gumel and Birniwa local government councils, Alhaji Muhammed Bunde and Alhaji Alhassan Babandi, respectively. Vanguard gathered the House on June 24 […]

EFCC detains Ohakim for over seven hours, quizzes Lamido

    Former Imo State Governor, Ihedi Ohakim A former Imo State governor, Ihedi Ohakim, was on Thursday arrested by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. Ohakim, who was scheduled to visit the EFCC office in Abuja on Wednesday, had shunned the anti-graft agency’s invitation to answer questions on fraud he allegedly perpetuated […]

EFCC to quizz Lamido, Elechi

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has invited ex-Governors Sule Lamido and Martin Elechi for questioning for alleged diversion of funds. Lamido is to answer questions on alleged money laundering. The allegations against Elechi border on mismanagement of the State/Local Government Joint Account. Although Lamido’s invitation is dated June 9th, he is expected for […]

Jonathan vs Buhari: How they stand in 36 States, FCT

State-by-state projection of their chances With the presidential election just around the corner, our correspondents write that the battle, which is a straight one between President Goodluck Jonathan and General Muhammadu Buhari, may spring some surprises As Nigerians, nay the world, wait for the March 28 presidential election and the 10 competing political parties putting […]

2015 Presidential Election: My conditions to campaign for Jonathan — Gov Sule Lamido

*’Why President must call Edwin Clark, others to order’ By Ochereome Nnanna Congresses for the nomination of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidates for the Houses of Assembly election in 2015 took place nationwide on Saturday, November 29, 2014. Governor Sule Lamido joined his fellow delegates to participate in the exercise in Birnin Kudu, Jigawa State. […]

Picture:Jigawa releases N199m for power supply in airport

Ad by Websteroids Jigawa releases N199m for power supply in airport 0 By ABDULLAH TSOHO, Dutse on July 11, 2014 · National Jigawa State Executive Council has  approved an award of contract of over N199 million for the provision of temporary power supply to Dutse International Airport. The state Commissioner for Information, Sports and Culture, […]

Soldiers retaliate, kill 60 insurgents

From ABDULLAH TSOHO,Dutse No fewer than 60 insurgents were confirmed killed on Wednesday night during exchange of gunfire with the Joint Military Task Force at Lamba Forest in Gwaram Local Government Area of Jigawa State. The gun duel was confirmed by the spokesman of the state Governor, Malam Umar Kyari, in Dutse the Jigawa State […]

Gunmen bomb police station, court, bank in Jigawa State

Boko Haram members Bandits suspected to be Boko Haram terrorists on Wednesday bombed a police station, a bank and a Sharia Court, killing seven policemen and a civilian guard in Gwaram Sabuwa,   Gwaram Local Government Area of Jigawa State. Four other persons were also said to have been injured during the incident which occurred between […]

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