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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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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.
"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.
We conclude that ADF's gift acceptance authority permits it to accept funds from Botswana, Namibia and Jigawa State because those governments donate funds to supplement amounts that ADF grants to recipients within their respective states.
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.
Unknown gunmen stormed Danladin Gumel of Sule Tankarkar local government area and kidnapped the 70-year-old mother of the Special Adviser to the Jigawa State Governor on political affairs, Alhaji Yahaya Muhammed Bigman in the early hours of Tuesday.
He said while his father, Garba Atiku Abdulkadir, hailed from Wumo in the present-day Sokoto State, his mother, Aisha Kande, hailed from Dutse, now Jigawa State.
The truck was on Friday intercepted with 48 motorcycles and 123 men coming from Jigawa State.
Thanks to a goat multiplication farming scheme introduced by Governor Muhammed Badaru Abubakar, 18,000 women in Jigawa State are being removed from poverty.
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.
The first, on rice milling plant in Jigawa State, and the second, on packaging and storage strategies of perishable farm produce in northern Nigeria and the third, a compilation of regions where perishable produce are cultivated in 19 northern states.
To Develop 100 MW (DC) Nova Scotia Solar Power plant located in Jigawa State, Nigeria.