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25-year-old in police net over alleged defamation, assault in Jigawa

25-year-old in police net over alleged defamation, assault in Jigawa

The Police Command in Jigawa has arrested a 25-year-old man for alleged defamation of character, criminal force and assault in Birninkudu Local Government Area of the state. The command’s Public Relations Officer (PPRO), ASP Lawan Shiisu, confirmed the arrest to newsmen in Dutse, the state capital, on Friday. He said that the suspect was arrested after […]

Kidnappers abduct 38-year-old man in Jigawa, demand N60m ransom

Kidnappers abduct 38-year-old man in Jigawa, demand N60m ransom

The Police in Jigawa said kidnappers have abducted a 38-year-old man in Kiyawa Local Government Area of the state. The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Jigawa Police Command, ASP Lawan Shiisu, confirmed the incident to newsmen in Dutse on Wednesday. Shiisu said the suspects allegedly abducted the victim identified as Lawan Zakar at his residence […]

9-year-old boy drowns in Jigawa

9-year-old boy drowns in Jigawa

A nine-year-old boy identified as Sabiu Sani from Babale Fulani settlement in  Taura Local Government Area of Jigawa, has died after drowning in a pond located in the outskirt of the settlement. ASP Lawan Shiisu, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the Police Command in Jigawa, confirmed the incident in a statement he released […]

Jigawa Assembly passes N20.44bn supplementary bill

Jigawa Assembly passes N20.44bn supplementary bill

The Jigawa State House of Assembly on Tuesday approved N20.44 billion supplementary budget to fast track the completion of viable projects in the state. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Governor Badaru Abubakar, on July 12, submitted a proposed supplementary budget of N18.99 billion to the House for approval. The proposed bill was […]