Jigawa


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Jigawa

(ˌdʒɪˈɡɑːwə)
n
(Placename) a state of N Nigeria. Capital: Dutse. Pop: 4 348 649 (2006). Area: 23 154 sq km (8940 sq miles)
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According to him, 'the Jigawa farmers are in for good times as the 125,000 metric tons of paddy rice that this plant requires for processing will be brought from the farmers of Jigawa for an estimated purchase price of N14 billion per annum.
As of March 31, 2002, a total of 10 polioviruses have been isolated in seven states and Abuja FCT(two each from Kano and Katsina, and one each in Niger, Kaduna, Abuja FCT, Gombe, Jigawa, and Borno), all areas in which polio was identified as highly endemic in 2001.
Former Northern Region 11 new states were recommended: Zamfara, Jigawa, Lautai,Ghari, Katagum, Gombe,Gujba,Kogi,Nassarawa,Katsina and Taraba, Former Eastern Region, five new states were recommended: New Anambra,Ebonyi, Abia, Port Harcourt and New Cross River while Former Western Region,5 new States were recommended: New Oyo, New Ondo, Oshun, Anioma and Delta.
To Develop an 80 MW solar project in Dutse, Jigawa State capital, Nigeria.
THE Jigawa State Deputy Governor, Barrister Ibrahim Hassan Hadejia said he will not run a primary election with any politician on any position to contest in 2019 general election.
The 80 MW power plant, to be located in Dutse, Jigawa State capital, will produce an estimated 200,000 MWh of clean, renewable energy annually, enough electricity to power more than 200,000 Nigerian households.
ALHAJI Zubairu Sulaiman, the Spokesman of Jigawa State Ministry of Commerce, Industries and Cooperatives, says the Kano-Jigawa-Daura-Zinder (KAJIDAZ) trade corridor is set to inaugurate three sub-committees to boost business activities in Nigeria and Niger Republic.
An 80 mega-watts plant deal is inked by the Jigawa State government.
NORMALCY has returned to Babura, the hometown of Governor Muhammadu Badaru Abubakar of Jigawa State, after several hours of a fracas between people of the town and customs personnel.
Under this programme, the bank has established four Staple Crops Processing Zones (SCPZs), which cover four out of the seven North-West states - Kebbi, Sokoto, Kano and Jigawa.
She urged NIMC to enhance its service delivery nationwide as the report emanated from the evaluation of thirteen NIMC offices across the country, namely Lagos, Bauchi, Ogun, Kogi, Kano, Jigawa, Kwara, Delta, Edo, Gombe, Imo, Abia and Abuja.
2 million children under five across five states (Kebbi, Katsina, Jigawa, Zamfara, Yobe) in northern Nigeria.