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 […]

EFCC to charge Lamido’s sons with fraud

      Jigawa State Governor, Alh. Sule Lamido | credits: File copy The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission is making frantic moves to charge  two sons of the Governor of Jigawa State, Alhaji Sule Lamido to court. Aminu and Mustapha Lamido were flown to Abuja in the early hours of Friday by the operatives […]

Jigawa: Two sisters killed over alleged witchcraft

Dutse – The Police Command in Jigawa said it arrested two persons in connection with the killing of two sisters over alleged witchcraft in Gwaram Local Government Area of the state. The command Public Relations Officer, Mr Abdu Jinjiri, said on Thursday in Dutse that investigation was ongoing to determine the level of involvement of […]

Buhari, El-Rufai missing when we fought for democracy – Lamido

Forget NGF crisis, when it comes to money govs ‘re united Governor Sule Lamido is arguably the most socialist inclined of the country’s 36 governors. In his six years in office as governor of Jigawa State, he has in several ways sought to give the imprint of the Talakawa ideology he inherited from his one […]

Show respect, Tukur tells 5 Northern govs; You don’t deserve respect, says Nyako

By Soni Daniel, Regional Editor, North; Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor, Henry Umoru & Tina Akannam ABUJA — NATIONAL Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Bamanga Tukur, yesterday took a swipe at five governors from the North elected on the platform of the party, warning them to show decorum, humility and respect him. One […]

Lamido, Nyako, others want Shagari to intervene in PDP crisis

BY SONI DANIEL, REGIONAL EDITOR, NORTH Four Northern governors, who are still aggrieved over certain developments in the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Tuesday, took their grievances to former President Shehu Shagari, pleading with him to intervene. The governors, who began their meeting with Shagari at about 11:45 am, were led by the state governor, Aliyu […]

Jigawa governor’s son convicted of money laundering

Aminu Sule Lamido, the 34-year-old son of the Jigawa State Governor, Alhaji Sule Lamido, who is being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission for offences bordering on money laundering, was on Friday convicted by Justice Fatu Riman of the Federal High Court, Kano and ordered to forfeit 25 per cent of the undeclared […]

2015: Lamido/Amaechi posters flood Abuja

PRESIDENTIAL campaign posters featuring Jigawa State governor, Alhaji Sule Lamido, and his Rivers State counterpart, Rotimi Amaechi, surfaced in the Federal Capital Territory on Wednesday thus signalling an interesting twist to the 2015 elections. The coloured posters, versions of which had been reportedly sighted earlier in Kaduna and Niger states, bear portraits of Lamido and […]

NSCDC nabs man attempting to rape 10- year-old girl in Jigawa .

THE Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Jigawa State Command, has arrested a father of three, Aminu Ahmed, of Jodan Quarters, Birnin Kudu, while allegedly attempting to rape a 10-year-old girl. The Public Relations Officer of ASC Abdullahi Adamu Shehu, who made the disclosure Monday, said NSCDC officials made the arrest following a tip- […]

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