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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Unknown gunmen stormed Danladin Gumel of Sule Tankarkar local government area and kidnapped the 70-year-old mother of the Special Adviser to the Jigawa State Governor on political affairs, Alhaji Yahaya Muhammed Bigman in the early hours of Tuesday.
Last month, 19 wedding guests, including women and children, were killed when their vehicles veered off the road and burst into flames in neighboring Jigawa state.
He said while his father, Garba Atiku Abdulkadir, hailed from Wumo in the present-day Sokoto State, his mother, Aisha Kande, hailed from Dutse, now Jigawa State.
Dutse, Nigeria, November 17, 2018 --(PR.com)-- As part of its 10-year-celebration of fruitful collaboration with the Jigawa State Ministry of Health to reduce maternal and neonatal morbidity and mortality, Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) held a Maternal Health Forum, which opened at the Manpower Development Institute in Dutse on 13th November 2018.
Links will support development of a vibrant and diversified economy in the three key northern nigerian states of kano, kaduna and jigawa, with these collectively acting as a powerful engine of northern economic growth.
Scatec Solar has signed an agreement with CDIL, a Canadian renewable energy development company focused on Africa, and BPS, a Nigerian strategic consulting firm, securing the 100 MW (DC) Nova Scotia Power plant located in Jigawa State, Nigeria.
The 20-year-old told Jigawa State Police officials that it was his goat and he shouldn't be charged as he had asked the goat the permission to have sex with it.
Summary: Des hommes armes ont attaque un commissariat dans l'Etat de Jigawa (nord du Nigeria), tuant une adolescente au cours du premier incident de ce type depuis l'entree en vigueur de l'etat d'urgence dans plusieurs zones touchees par des attaques de la secte islamiste Boko Haram.
Almost half of the population in Nigeria's central-northern Jigawa state has been displaced after authorities had to open floodgates on two swollen rivers.
The flooding began suddenly when the gates on the Challawa and Tiga dams were opened, a spokesman for the Jigawa governor said.
The spokesman added that laboratory results of stool and water samples collected from suspected cases indicated that Vibrio cholerae was isolated from Gombe, Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Jigawa and Taraba States, while choleriform was isolated from water samples in Rivers State.
Jigawa State government has spent N72 million on wards, surgical ward renovation, procurement of medical equipment, accident and emergency equipment as well as procurement of theatre tools under the health system development project fund - a World Bank assisted project for service delivery.