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SOCIETY

Police arrest 6 students for forcefully barbing a man in Jigawa

Six students have been arrested by the Jigawa Police Command for apparently entering a house of a man and barbing his hair forcefully. Command Officer of Public Relations, Lawan Shiisu of ASP, spoke this in a Tuesday statement in Dutse. Shiisu said the suspects had been arrested in Yalwawa Dutse district, on August 27, when Ibrahim Sambo told the police that they had entered his house illegal at about 1 a.m. and he beat his head violently.

  8 months ago ago
Police arrest 6 students for forcefully barbing a man in Jigawa

POLITICS

Tears as Nigeria Paramount Ruler Dies in His Palace

The Aku Uka of Wukari and Chairman, Taraba State Council of Chiefs, Dr Shekarau Angyu Masa-Ibi, is dead. The traditional ruler died at his palace in Wukari in the early hours of Sunday at the age of 84 years. A titleholder in the palace and an adviser to the Aku Uka said the monarch died in his palace in the early hours of Sunday.

  7 months ago ago
Tears as Nigeria Paramount Ruler Dies in His Palace

SOCIETY

Islamic Cleric over-reacted by saying Corruption & Killing are Reasons For Low Rainfall in Jigawa

The chief imam of Dutse Central Mosque, in Jigawa state, Abubakar Sani Birnin Kudu, has revealed that the major cause of low rainfall in the state, is as a result of the high level of corruption and killings of innocent people, and other Social vices.

  7 months ago ago
Islamic Cleric over-reacted by saying Corruption & Killing are Reasons For Low Rainfall in Jigawa

SOCIETY

Tears As Armed Robbers Shoots to Death Senior Nigerian Army Officer

The Nigerian Army lost one of its key senior officers to gunmen along the Kano-Maiduguri Expressway. It was said by the police spokesman in Jigawa state, Lawan Shiisu, that the robbers who committed that terrible act successfully escaped arrest. Many Nigerians have showed their displeasure in the state of security ravaging the country.

  10 months ago ago
Tears As Armed Robbers Shoots to Death Senior Nigerian Army Officer

SOCIETY

Shehu Sani Confirms The Train He Boarded Skidded Off It's Route Due To Explosive Damaged Railings

Senator Shehu Sani has confirmed that the train he boarded this morning ran over explosive damaged railings. The Explosives were said to have been planted by bandits. It could be recalled that yesterday, bandits had attacked a Kaduna-Abuja Train with explosives. Sani stated that between Dutse and Rijana, the Bandits had opened fire on the train, while targeting the driver and the tank but the driver was able to move up the Kaduna Rigasa Station.

  7 months ago ago
Shehu Sani Confirms The Train He Boarded Skidded Off It's Route Due To Explosive Damaged Railings

SOCIETY

Jigawa State Police Arrest Suspected Bank Fraudster, Abdullahi Maikudi

Abdullahi Maikudi has been arrested by the Police in Jigawa State for purportedly defrauding bank customers at Dutse Metropolis. Photo for referencing purpose According to ASP Lawan Shiisu Adam, a spokesman to the command said the arrest was carried out after a complaint was made by two victims who states that, they were defrauded by Abdullahi when they went to a bank at Dutse Metropolis to make a withdrawal using the ATM.

  7 months ago ago
Jigawa State Police Arrest Suspected Bank Fraudster, Abdullahi Maikudi

SOCIETY

Abuja-Kaduna Train Service To Resume Operations On Saturday- Amaechi

Nigeria’s Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi has declared openly that the Abuja/Kaduna railway service would continue operations on Saturday, October 23, 2021. The Minister affirmed this while inspecting the Abuja/Kaduna railway after an explosion that demolished tracks around Dutse and Rijana station. Photo Credit: Google

  7 months ago ago
Abuja-Kaduna Train Service To Resume Operations On Saturday- Amaechi

MILITARY

Bandits Bomb Abuja-Kaduna Train, As NRC Begins Probe Into The Blast

The affected Kaduna-Abuja rail tracks Reports have been going the rounds on Thursday that the rail tracks for the Kaduna-Abuja train service was in the evening of Wednesday blown up by explosives planted on the tracks by some yet to be identified persons. This news was confirmed on Thursday by the Managing Director of the Railway Corporation, Engineer Fidet Okhiria, while explaining that the explosives damaged the rail tracks somewhere between Dutse and Rijana, also noting that the service on the Kaduna-Abuja route had to be halted in order to carry out thorough investigations on the incident.

  7 months ago ago
Bandits Bomb Abuja-Kaduna Train, As NRC Begins Probe Into The Blast

SOCIETY

'They have adopted another means', Police reveal new tactics used by kidnappers

Image used to narrate the story The Jigawa State Police Public Relations Officer, Asp Lawal Shiisu Adam, in a statement made available to newsmen in Dutse, Jigawa State capital, revealed that kidnappers disguised as security agents sent from office to arrest the victim. The Command in its efforts to safeguard the citizens of the State wishes to enlighten the public on the new method adopted by the criminals to lure victims into their cage.

  11 months ago ago
'They have adopted another means', Police reveal new tactics used by kidnappers

SOCIETY

Passengers, Trapped In The Bush As Abuja-Kaduna Train Breaks Down

Hundreds of passengers on the Abuja-Kaduna train have been trapped at Dutse, Kaduna after the train developed faults few minutes into the voyage. Trust daily of passengers on the Abuja-Kaduna train have been trapped at Dutse, Kaduna after the train developed faults few minutes into the voyage.

  11 months ago ago
Passengers, Trapped In The Bush As Abuja-Kaduna Train Breaks Down

MILITARY

"No Boko Haram, No Bandits, Jigawa State Is Peaceful" - Emir Of Duste Tells Lai Mohammed

Nigeria has been currently faced with insecurity issues ranging from killings and destruction of lives and properties by alleged herdsmen, bandits and Unknown Gunmen. With these happenings, the Emir of Dutse, HRH Nuhu Sanusi stated that Jigawa state has remained peaceful following all the insecurity issues in the country.

  11 months ago ago

SOCIETY

Jigawa police to enforce ban on sales of petrol in jerry cans

police in Jigawa has alerted residents on the ban of petroleum sales in jerrycans and other containers by the State Government. ASP Lawan Shiisu, police Public Relations Officer, said this in a statement on Friday in Dutse. “The Jigawa police command wishes to inform the general public that security arrangement has been put in place to ensure the enforcement of the law and order.

  8 months ago ago
Jigawa police to enforce ban on sales of petrol in jerry cans

SOCIETY

Passengers stranded in the bush as Abuja-kaduna train breaks-down.

It's has been reported that Hundred of passengers on Abuja/Kaduna train are currently stranded in Dutse, Kaduna, as the train developed some faults just few minutes into the journey. Daily Trust reports that five minutes after the train departed the Rigasa Station in Kaduna, it developed a mechanical fault.

  11 months ago ago
Passengers stranded in the bush as Abuja-kaduna train breaks-down.

SOCIETY

Nigeria Immigration Service rescues four victims of human trafficking in Jigawa

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), says it has rescued 4 lady victims of human trafficking in Jigawa. The Comptroller, Mr Isma’il Abba, told newsmen in Dutse on Friday, that the victims have been rescued on Thursday at Gurai village in Babura Local Government Area of the kingdom.

  10 months ago ago
Nigeria Immigration Service rescues four victims of human trafficking in Jigawa

SOCIETY

Man arrested for murder of his wife in Jigawa

Police in Jigawa have arrested Abdulmumini Abdullahi, 35, for allegedly stabbing his 25-year-old wife to death in the state's Babura Local Government Area. ASP Lawan Shiisu, a police spokesman, confirmed the arrest in a statement issued in Dutse on Wednesday. Shiisu stated that the suspect was apprehended after police received a report on September 2 that he ambushed and killed his wife, Sahura Sule, on a bush path.

  8 months ago ago
Man arrested for murder of his wife in Jigawa

SOCIETY

Suspected armed robbers kill army major and injure another soldier

Armed robbers operating in Jigawa State have killed one Major M.S Isma’il while another army officer PTE Harisu Aliyu was wounded on his neck and shoulder. Both army officers were on their way to Kaduna from Maiduguri on a vehicle with Registration No. BWR 105BX Abuja when they ran into the armed robbers who had blocked the Kano/Maiduguri highway around Dundubus in Dutse Local Government Area of Jigawa State.

  10 months ago ago
Suspected armed robbers kill army major and injure another soldier

SOCIETY

Nine alleged armed robbers have been apprehended by the Jigawa police.

A total of nine armed robbery suspects have been apprehended by the Jigawa State Police Command, who claim they were terrorizing people of the state's Gumel Local Government Area. The suspects were apprehended on June 30, according to ASP Shiisu Lawan, a spokeswoman for the command, who spoke to the News Agency of Nigeria in Dutse on Sunday.

  10 months ago ago
Nine alleged armed robbers have been apprehended by the Jigawa police.

SOCIETY

CheckOut How An Army Major Was Killed By Armed Robbers

An operation carried out by some suspected armed robbers in Dutse Local Government Area of Jigawa State resulted in the death of an Army Major and the injury of another. The event was confirmed by Asp Lawan Shiisu Adam, a police spokeswoman, to reporters. He stated that the incident occurred on Sunday at approximately 9:00 p.m.

  10 months ago ago
CheckOut How An Army Major Was Killed By Armed Robbers

EDUCATION

Jigawa State to Improve Nomads Education and Expansion of Reserves

Expansion of grazing reserves and routes by the Jigawa State Government under Governor Muhammad Badaru. The governor who received the state's Chairman of Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, Umar Kabir, in Dutse, announced that plans are ongoing to expand on the grazing routes and reserves which would provide enough grass all year round for nomads in the state.

  8 months ago ago
Jigawa State to Improve Nomads Education and Expansion of Reserves

SOCIETY

The Jigawa State Police Command reveal that major in the Nigerian Army has been shot dead

The Jigawa State Police Command said a major in the Nigerian Army has been shot dead in an armed robbery incident, while a private is currently receiving treatment. Residents said the robbers blocked the busy Kano/Maiduguri highway around Dundubus in Dutse Local Government Area of Jigawa State, killing the military officer.

  10 months ago ago
The Jigawa State Police Command reveal that major in the Nigerian Army has been shot dead