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Jigawa lawmakers approve death penalty for kidnappers and life imprisonment for rapists

A bill for the prohibition of violence against persons has been passed into law by Jigawa house of assembly members.    Speaker of the House, Hon. Idris Garba Jahun...

“I didn’t cheat on him”

Rafi’atu, the girlfriend of final year student of the Federal University, Dutse, Jigawa State, Bashir Abdulalhi, has denied cheating on him, saying it was the...

Jigawa assembly member, Adamu Babban Bare is dead

Hon. Adamu Babban Bare, a lawmaker representing Kafin-Hausa constituency in Jigawa state house of assembly is dead.    Chairman of House Committee on Information,...

Jigawa court sentences man to prison over Facebook post against Governor Badaru

A chief magistrate’s court sitting in Dutse, Jigawa State capital has sentenced one Sabi’u Ibrahim Chamo, pictured left, to prison for the defamation of character of...

APC may lose 2023 election in Jigawa

Governor Muhammad Badaru has expressed fear of the All Progressives Congress (APC) losing the 2023 polls in Jigawa state if the crisis in the party is not checked.  ...

Police rescue man kidnapped in Jigawa

One Ibrahim Bronco who was kidnapped by gunmen from his hometown in Jahun Local Government Area of the state, has been rescued by the police.   The police...

Jigawa and Kaduna state governments order closure of schools over rising COVID19 cases

The government of Jigawa and Kaduna states has ordered the closure of public and private primary and secondary schools across the state.   The state governments...

11 Jigawa youths die in fatal road accident on their way to Kano for Nigerian Navy screening exam

Eleven young men from Gagarawa Local Government Area of Jigawa State have died in a road accident while travelling to Kano for the Nigerian Navy screening...

Cross River, Jigawa, Kogi, Osun, Ebonyi, Adamawa and Zamfara are not conducting enough COVID-19 tests

The Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Chikwe Ihekweazu has averred that some states are not conducting enough COVID-19 tests.   ...

Pregnant woman arrested with fake currency in Jigawa

A 40-year-old pregnant woman identified as Ruqayya Rabi’u has been arrested in Jigawa state after being nabbed with 100 pieces of fake N1,000 notes and 76 pieces of...