Jigawa State

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Oct 7th, 2013
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By Luka Binniyat & Mayen Etim Campaigners for President Jonathan Goodluck ahead of 2015 elections, yesterday, escaped being lynched when hoodlums among the estimated 30,000 youths attending the Northern Youth Summit in Kaduna suddenly turned violent and went for the organisers of the event, while...
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Sep 2nd, 2013
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By Alhaji Atiku Abubakar Today is a very historic day in the life of our party. It is also a day of mixed feelings. It could also be a day of happiness. It could also be a sad day. Sad because the party we conceived in 1998 to be a rallying point for all Nigerians, […]...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 12th, 2013
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By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor Governor Sule Lamido of Jigawa State has berated presidential aides, Doyin Okupe and Ahmed Gulak on their recent outbursts against him and four other governors just as he has dismissed the recently registered All Progressive Congress, APC, as a panacea to the nati...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 12th, 2013
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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 h...
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Apr 7th, 2013
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Indications emerged at the weekend that no fewer than three political camps are at present arrayed against Vice President Namadi Sambo, moving to replace him as veepee, in the build-up to the 2015 presidential election. In the first group, according to THISDAY checks, are two Peoples Democratic Party...
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Nov 12th, 2012
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by Taiwo Adisa, Nigeria Tribune Group Politics Editor, Taiwo Adisa, analyses the recent offer by the Islamic sect, Boko Haram, to dialogue with the Federal Government and its implications. ON Thursday November 1, the nation was treated to some sort of good news by the dreaded Islamic sect, Boko Haram...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 2nd, 2012
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Jigawa State Governor Sule Lamido recently locked out 160 top government officials, including 11 commissioners, special advisers, special assistants, permanent secretaries and directors for coming late to a retreat organised by the office of the Secretary to the State Government. The governor arrived...
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Oct 7th, 2011
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Kano – A medical official says 10 people have died in a truck crash, the third reported incident of its kind in the last week in Nigeria’s north. Dr Yusuf Makama said on Friday that a truck collided with a 16-seat minibus on Thursday evening along a highway in Jigawa state and injured fou...
By benim
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Mar 2nd, 2011
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Ijioma Bristol, wife of the Nigerian Ambassador to France, on Wednesday failed to recite both the National Anthem and Pledge before the Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs. She appeared for routine screening before the Jibril Aminu-led Foreign Affairs Committee as one of the 29 career ambassadorial n...