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Flood destroys major roads, submerges houses in Jigawa

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Flood triggered by days of incessant rainfall has damaged the Guri-Adyani and Guri-Dolanzugo roads in Guri Local Government Area of Jigawa State. The roads, according to Alhaji Sanusi Doro, the area’s information officer, are important for the transportation of rice, sesame, watermelon and onions to the markets. Doro, in a statement on Saturday in Guri, (LGA of Jigawa State) said ...

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Jigawa State to construct N57m mosque for female students of Federal University

Jigawa State

The Jigawa State Government has opened tender for the construction of a mosque worth N57 million for female students at Federal University, Dutse. Alhaji Isma’il Ibrahim, the spokesman, office of Secretary to the State Government, disclosed this in a statement issued in Dutse. The statement said Alhaji Muhammad Dagaceri, the Permanent Secretary, Office of the SSG, announced the development while ...

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Jigawa community calls for basic social amenities

Jigawa

Mr. Haladu Wazam, the Chairman of Kalawa Development Association, Ringim Local Government Area, has appealed to Gov. Muhammad Badaru of Jigawa to build good road and basic social amenities for the community. Wazam made the appeal in Dutse on Wednesday. He said that the measure would help to address the transportation problem in the area and make life more meaningful ...

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Tenants decry high cost of rent in Jigawa

Jigawa

Dutse, the Jigawa state capital has a population of 153,000 people according to 2006 Census, but despite the population size, the state capital is one of the cities in the country where tenants pay rents through the nose. Our reporter gathered that some of the factors contributing to the high rate of rent in Dutse, capital of Jigawa include shortage ...

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Jigawa expends N10bn on road construction in 4 LGs — Commissioner

Jigawa

The Jigawa Commissioner for Works and Transport, Alhaji Aminu Usman, said on Tuesday that the state government had spent over N10 billion naira on road construction in Gumel Emirate. Gumel Emirate is made up of the four councils of Sule Tankarkar, Gumel, Maigatari and Gagarawa Local Government Areas in Jigawa. Usman, who disclosed this to newsmen in Gumel, said the ...

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79 persons died in road accidents in Jigawa since January

79 persons died in road accidents in Jigawa since January

The Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Jigawa State Command, Mr. Angus Ibeizim, revealed that no fewer than 79 persons died in 149 road accidents in Jigawa State since January. Vanguard reports that he made this known while flagging off the 2016 ember months campaign in Dutse, yesterday. According to him, road accidents can be minimised, if traffic rules are ...

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Jigawa: 138 flood victims get N25,000 per damaged room

Flood overruns a community in Delta

Concerning the recent flood disaster in Jahun Local Government Area of Jigawa State, no fewer than 138 victims has benefited from the N6 million cash donation by the State Emergency Management Agency, SEMA. The Executive Secretary of the agency, Yusuf Babura, revealed this yesterday in Jahun and said that the gesture was meant to bring relief to the beneficiaries. According to ...

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18 killed, 6,637 houses destroyed by Floods in Jigawa

Flood overruns a community in Delta

According to the Jigawa State Emergency Management Agency, SEMA, floods killed 18 persons and destroyed 6,637 houses in about 19 local government areas in the state during the current raining season. Its Executive Secretary, Yusuf Sani, told journalists in Dutse yesterday that the persons died in Gwaram, Dutse, Jahun, Gumel and Ringim Local Government areas of the state, Vanguard reports. Sani ...

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Flood Alert! There is an alarming increase in water level – Agency

Flood overruns a community in Delta

Earlier in the week, we brought you a report on how flood ravaged six local government areas of Kano state, destroying nothing less than 5,300 houses. Head Operations and Logistics, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA, Mr. Femi Giwa, also revealed that 5,000 people may lose their homes to flood during a UNICEF organised workshop on emergency preparedness response forum held ...

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