Jigawa


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Jigawa

a state of N Nigeria. Capital: Dutse. Pop.: 3 164 134 (1995 est.). Area (including Kano state): 43 285 sq. km (16 712 sq. miles)
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The Jigawa State Commissioner of Police, Bala Zama Senchi, in a telephone conversation with Tribune Online, confirmed the incident, saying, 'yes it is true, we on the matter.'
Present at the event were around 200 participants comprised of traditional leaders, doctors and other experts from the field of maternal health, and officials from the Federal and Jigawa State Ministry of Health and Jigawa State authorities.
A long-term player with an installation track-record of close to 600 MW, Scatec Solar will develop, build, own and operate the solar power plant in Jigawa. The project is expected to reach financial close in 2017 and commercial operations 12 months thereafter.
Le president nigerian Goodluck Jonathan a decrete l'etat d'urgence ce week-end dans plusieurs zones du Nigeria, dont l'Etat de Yobe - voisin de celui de Jigawa - oE les attaques de la secte ont fait des centaines de morts ces derniers temps.
"We have about two million people affected," in a state which has 4.3 million people, Umar Kyari, the spokesman of Jigawa state, said on Friday.
The dams are in Kano state, but about 5,000 villages in neighbouring Jigawa state have been affected, he added.
3529 regarding the authority of the Foundation to retail funds it receives from partnerships with four African governments: Botswana, Namibia, Guinea, and the State of Jigawa, Nigeria.
Equipped with a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration, he became a lecturer at the College of Business and Management Studies at Jigawa State Polytechnic in Dutse in 1990, at the same time heading the college's Student Industrial Work Experience Scheme.
The truck was on Friday intercepted with 48 motorcycles and 123 men coming from Jigawa State.
He said Buhari also approved rail lines from Port Harcourt to Maiduguri, Kano to Maiduguri, Makurdi to Jos, Gombe to Yobe to Borno, Jigawa to Niger Republic.
The affected people, who were paraded at the headquarters of the Task Force, by the chairman of the agency, Mr Yinka Egbeyemi, were all from Jigawa State.
In order to promote irrigation activities, the Jigawa Government has announced its plans to partner with the African Development Bank (AfDB) to upgrade the Hadejia Valley project.