Tag Archives: Jigawa State

Court Sentence INEC Deputy Director To Six Years Imprisonment Over Diezani Bribe

Justice Yusuf Birnin-Kudu of Jigawa State High Court sitting in Gumel, has sentenced a Deputy Director of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Auwal Jibrin, to six years in jail for unlawful enrichment and gratification. He was convicted alongside one Garba Ismaila who bagged seven years in jail for benefiting from the $115.010m largesse of a…

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Jigawa State Gov’t Declares a Public Holiday to Pray for President Buhari

The Jigawa Government has declared Friday, July 7, as a public holiday to enable public servants offer special prayer for President Muhammadu Buhari’s quick recovery. Alhaji Isma’il Ibrahim, the Public Relations Officer, Office of the state’s Head of Civil Service (HoS), announced this in a statement in Dutse on Thursday. Ibrahim said that the State Executive Council…

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Former Jigawa State Governor, Sule Lamido Declares Intention To Run For Presidency In 2019

Former Governor of Jigawa state, Sule Lamido has declared his intention to run in the 2019 presidential elections. Though the elections in more than 2 years away, Lamido has revealed that he will be contesting on the platform of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). According to The Guardian,the former Governor made the news known on today…

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Hot Topics Of The Day!

We deliver the most recent information on top stories in politics, sports, current affairs, foreign news and more in this segment. Former president Olusegun Obasanjo has said that if the Goodluck Jonathan administration was keen on probing his government, it should come after him instead of people that served under him. The Action Congress of…

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