Jigawa State News Today

Jigawa is a state of Nigeria on the African continent. The state is called after its distinctly golden-coloured ground. It is located almost in the central part of the country. Jigawa has an interesting slogan “The new world”.

The state was proclaimed in 1991 when the Federal government declared the creation of 9 supplementary states in the country to reach the full number of states to thirty. Dutse is the capital of the State.

The state has an entire area for about 22,415 square kilometers. Its topography can be defined by an undulating surface, with sand-hills of different sizes embracing a few kilometers in areas of the State. Sedimentary rocks are in the north part.

Jigawa’s population is more than 4 million people. Hausa is the language in Jigawa. Perhaps it should be also pointed out the fact that Islam represents for nearly 97% of the whole population.

Emir is a governer of 5 emirates, on which the State is disparted into. Emirs are supported by region heads and countryside heads. To tell the truth, emirs don’t have political authority, but these people are influential in mobilizing the citizens.

The major economic power has an agricultural sphere. The main its resources are Guinea Corn and Maize. Moreover, over 70% of people are involved in subsistence agronomy and beast husbandry. The State is blessed with mineral reservations: they are kaolin, tourmaline, amethyst, marlstones, potash, iron ore, copper, gold, white quartz, refractory clay, and antimony.

It must be mentioned that there also interesting sightseeing in Jigawa State. For example, Captain Philp’s Tomb, Shadai pool in Auyo, Hadejia town walls and gates, Baturiya Bird Sanctuary. Watch out for the latest Jigawa state news on our site. Jigawa current news on Naij.com.

Commotion as 50 children reportedly die of strange disease in Jigawa state

Commotion as 50 children reportedly die of strange disease in Jigawa state

Commotion as 50 children reportedly die of strange disease in Jigawa state
Elegance meets colour as former US diplomat Russell Hanks gets top title in Dutse (photos)

Elegance meets colour as former US diplomat Russell Hanks gets top title in Dutse (photos)

Garba Shehu, one of the spokespersons of President Muhammadu Buhari, disclosed this on social media as he congratulated Hanks, the latest northern chief.

Elegance meets colour as former US diplomat Russell Hanks gets top title in Dutse (photos)
Bright and cheerful festivals in Nigeria and where they are celebrated

Bright and cheerful festivals in Nigeria and where they are celebrated

Bright and cheerful ✨ festivals in Nigeria ✨ and where they are celebrated. Find out interesting information about most important events in your homeland!

Bright and cheerful festivals in Nigeria and where they are celebrated
Political battle hots up in the north as Kwankwaso’s 2019 presidential posters surface

Political battle hots up in the north as Kwankwaso’s 2019 presidential posters surface

The Sun reports that residents in the northern town woke up to see posters and billboards with the inscription: ‘Kwankwaso for President 2019 Insha Allah’.

Political battle hots up in the north as Kwankwaso’s 2019 presidential posters surface
Fani-Kayode's aide drums support for former governor Sule Lamido ahead of 2019 (Opinion)

Fani-Kayode's aide drums support for former governor Sule Lamido ahead of 2019 (Opinion)

Jude Ndukwe said the construction of schools at all levels in Jigawa state was to inspire the young ones to aspire higher and achieve their full potentials.

Fani-Kayode's aide drums support for former governor Sule Lamido ahead of 2019 (Opinion)
Jigawa APC assures President Buhari of 2 million votes in 2019

Jigawa APC assures President Buhari of 2 million votes in 2019

The members of the All Progressive Congress ‎(APC) in Jigawa state have held a rally to celebrate the return of President Muhammadu Buhari from London.

Jigawa APC assures President Buhari of 2 million votes in 2019
Quit notice: Deputy governor Hassan discloses what will happen to Igbos in Jigawa

Quit notice: Deputy governor Hassan discloses what will happen to Igbos in Jigawa

Ibrahim Hassan, Jigawa state deputy governor disclosed what will happen to Igbos resident in the state if the northern youths insist on sending out of region.

Quit notice: Deputy governor Hassan discloses what will happen to Igbos in Jigawa
In his absence, President Buhari’s 2019 re-election campaign posters flood Jigawa

In his absence, President Buhari’s 2019 re-election campaign posters flood Jigawa

It was learnt that residents of Jigawa woke up to find the posters of the ailing President Muhammadu Buhari, who is currently in London, seeking re-election.

In his absence, President Buhari’s 2019 re-election campaign posters flood Jigawa
Body of Hadiza, Sule Lamido's Daughter arrives Nigeria for burial 4 days after her death (photo)

Body of Hadiza, Sule Lamido's Daughter arrives Nigeria for burial 4 days after her death (photo)

The remains of former Jigawa state governor, Sule Lamido's second daughter, Hajia Hadiza has arrived Nigeria four day after she died in Indian hospital.

Body of Hadiza, Sule Lamido's Daughter arrives Nigeria for burial 4 days after her death (photo)
Court blasts EFCC, grants bail to ex-Governor Saminu Turaki

Court blasts EFCC, grants bail to ex-Governor Saminu Turaki

Former Governor of Jigawa state, Ibrahim Turaki has been granted bail by a federal High Court after he was re arraigned on a 32 count charge for corruption.

Court blasts EFCC, grants bail to ex-Governor Saminu Turaki
Civil defence officer shoots policeman, kills passerby in Jigawa (Photos)

Civil defence officer shoots policeman, kills passerby in Jigawa (Photos)

An officer of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence in Dutse, Jigawa state, has killed a man and injured a police officer after firing several shots on Friday,

Civil defence officer shoots policeman, kills passerby in Jigawa (Photos)
Ex-Jigawa governor Lamido gets backing from north to contest for Buhari's job

Ex-Jigawa governor Lamido gets backing from north to contest for Buhari's job

A group in North East Democratic Enlightenment Initiative declared its supports for Sule Lamido, former Jigawa state governor for 2019 presidencial election.

Ex-Jigawa governor Lamido gets backing from north to contest for Buhari's job
Koma bayan tattalin arziki ko me? Yan Najeriya da dama na cin kwado yanzu a Jigawa

Koma bayan tattalin arziki ko me? Yan Najeriya da dama na cin kwado yanzu a Jigawa

Rahotanni sun nuna cewa wani bincike da akayi a kasuwar Hadejia ya nuna cewa masu siyar da kwado na ciniki sosai sakamakon bukatar dabbar da ya yawaita a jihar.

Koma bayan tattalin arziki ko me? Yan Najeriya da dama na cin kwado yanzu a Jigawa
Recession or what? MORE Nigerians are now eating TOADS in Jigawa

Recession or what? MORE Nigerians are now eating TOADS in Jigawa

Toad is an amphibian animal with a drier and less smooth skin that lives on land but breeds in water. It is a frog family with long back legs for jumping.

Recession or what? MORE Nigerians are now eating TOADS in Jigawa
Babbar magana! Wata kyakkyawar dalibar makarantar sakandare ta bace a Jigawa

Babbar magana! Wata kyakkyawar dalibar makarantar sakandare ta bace a Jigawa

An tuntube Kwamishinan Ilimi, Kimiyya da Fasaha na jihar Jigawa, Hajiya Rabi Ishaq, inda ta ke cewa a yanzu haka ‘yan sanda sun riga da sun kama shi wannan

Babbar magana! Wata kyakkyawar dalibar makarantar sakandare ta bace a Jigawa
BREAKING: Court grants ex-governor, Sule Lamido bail on self-recognition

BREAKING: Court grants ex-governor, Sule Lamido bail on self-recognition

A magistrate court sitting in Dutse on Thursday, May 4, granted former Jigawa state governor, Sule Lamido, bail on own recognizance after 4 nights in detention.

BREAKING: Court grants ex-governor, Sule Lamido bail on self-recognition
BREAKING: Former governor Sule Lamido imprisoned for allegedly inciting violence

BREAKING: Former governor Sule Lamido imprisoned for allegedly inciting violence

Former governor of Jigawa state, Sule Lamido, has been remanded in prison by a magistrate court sequel to his arraignment for allegedly inciting disturbance.

BREAKING: Former governor Sule Lamido imprisoned for allegedly inciting violence
Kunji abunda yan sanda za suyi wa Sule Lamido yau?

Kunji abunda yan sanda za suyi wa Sule Lamido yau?

An dai ce Sule Lamido ya fada wa taron magoya baya cewa "su kasa, su tsare sannan su kuma raka akwatinan zabensu." a zaben kananan hukumomin da ke tafe a jihar.

Kunji abunda yan sanda za suyi wa Sule Lamido yau?
BREAKING: Ex governor Sule Lamido arraigned for allegedly inciting violence

BREAKING: Ex governor Sule Lamido arraigned for allegedly inciting violence

Former governor of Jigawa state, Sule Lamido was on Tuesday morning, May 2, arraigned on a four count charge for allegedly inciting his supporters to violence.

BREAKING: Ex governor Sule Lamido arraigned for allegedly inciting violence
BREAKING: Tension in Dutse as Lamido arrives in police custody for trial

BREAKING: Tension in Dutse as Lamido arrives in police custody for trial

Emerging reports say that the Nigeria Police Force Zone 1 Command in Kano state has taken former Jigawa state governor Sule Lamido to Dutse for trial.

BREAKING: Tension in Dutse as Lamido arrives in police custody for trial
Nawa o! What this 20-year-old teacher did to company's vehicle over N500 will surprise you

Nawa o! What this 20-year-old teacher did to company's vehicle over N500 will surprise you

The Police in Jigawa have arrested a teacher for allegedly burning a Volkswagen bus belonging to a company in Dutse local government area of the state.

Nawa o! What this 20-year-old teacher did to company's vehicle over N500 will surprise you
APC lawmaker names Akpabio, others as people behind Magu's rejection

APC lawmaker names Akpabio, others as people behind Magu's rejection

Muhammed Gudaji Kazaure, a House of Representatives member, has blamed rejection of Ibrahim Magu by the Nigerian Senate on opposition members in the upper house

APC lawmaker names Akpabio, others as people behind Magu's rejection
Asara goma-da-goma! Bayan EFCC, jihar Jigawa zata maka Sule Lamido kotu

Asara goma-da-goma! Bayan EFCC, jihar Jigawa zata maka Sule Lamido kotu

wamnatin jihar Jigawa ta kammala shirin gabatar da karrarki bakwai daga cikin hamsin da daya ga jam'ian 'yan sanda bisa zargin rub da ciki kan dukiyar al’umma.

Asara goma-da-goma! Bayan EFCC, jihar Jigawa zata maka Sule Lamido kotu
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