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.

How 2 Fulani herdsmen beat their colleague to death because of a woman

How 2 Fulani herdsmen beat their colleague to death because of a woman

How 2 Fulani herdsmen beat their colleague to death because of a woman
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
Two PDP lawmakers defect to APC

Two PDP lawmakers defect to APC

Two out of the five lawmakers representing the Peoples Democratic Party in Jigawa state House of Assembly have defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress.

Two PDP lawmakers defect to APC
Driver, 4 others allegedly stole N100 million from ex-Jigawa governor

Driver, 4 others allegedly stole N100 million from ex-Jigawa governor

The Nigerian police on January 19, arrested five domestic staff of former Jigawa state governor, Alhaji Sule Lamido for allegedly stealing N100 million.

Driver, 4 others allegedly stole N100 million from ex-Jigawa governor
Heartbreaking! Photos of beautiful baby abandoned at a graveyard

Heartbreaking! Photos of beautiful baby abandoned at a graveyard

A very beautiful baby has been found abandoned at a graveyard in Jigawa state, the baby is being given medical attention, as a search for the mother intensifies

Heartbreaking! Photos of beautiful baby abandoned at a graveyard
Why we destroyed RCCG, Lord Chosen churches in Dutse – Jigawa govt

Why we destroyed RCCG, Lord Chosen churches in Dutse – Jigawa govt

Jigawa state govt on Thursday, January 12, said a branch of RCCG and other places of worship affected in the on-going demolition of houses were built illegally.

Why we destroyed RCCG, Lord Chosen churches in Dutse – Jigawa govt
Kafin aure sai anyi gwajin kanjamau a wannan jihar (Karanta)

Kafin aure sai anyi gwajin kanjamau a wannan jihar (Karanta)

Majalisar dokokin jihar Jigawa ta ayana dokar gwajin cutar kanjamau kafin a daura wa kowa aure a jihar walau tsakanin budurwa da saurayi ko bazawara da bazawari

Kafin aure sai anyi gwajin kanjamau a wannan jihar (Karanta)
2019: Police reportedly raid supporters of PDP’s Sule Lamido, arrest 148

2019: Police reportedly raid supporters of PDP’s Sule Lamido, arrest 148

The report added that former Governor Sule Lamido, who spoke with journalists in his country home later that day, expressed shocked at the action of the police.

2019: Police reportedly raid supporters of PDP’s Sule Lamido, arrest 148
Only God can stop me from replacing Buhari as president in 2019, boasts Sule Lamido

Only God can stop me from replacing Buhari as president in 2019, boasts Sule Lamido

Sule Lamide has declared that only God can stop him from replacing Buhari if he decides to contest against him for the presidency in 2019 general elections

Only God can stop me from replacing Buhari as president in 2019, boasts Sule Lamido
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