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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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Suleiman Adamu (Jigawa State) -Minister of Water Resources
Flood has destroyed more than 50 houses and displaced over 200 persons in Yalleman and Dakayyawa towns in Kaugama Local Government Area of Jigawa State.
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.
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.
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.
Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State, Nasir Ahmad El-Rufa'i of Kaduna State, Umar Tanko Al-Makura of Nassarawa State and Muhammad Badaru Abubakar of Jigawa State.
In July 2012, clinical mentoring was introduced into the Jigawa State health system in northern 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.
In a first attack since the state of emergency was declared, but just outside the areas covered by the decree, gunmen attacked a police station in northern Nigeria's Jigawa state late Tuesday, killing a teenage girl and wounding an officer.
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 dams are in Kano state, but about 5,000 villages in neighbouring Jigawa state have been affected, he added.
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.