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Crime

Nine alleged Armed Robbers arrested by Police in Jigawa.

The police command in Jigawa has arrested and detained nine armed robbery suspects believed to have been terrorising and causing different forms of trouble for the residents in Gumel Local Government Area (LGA) of the state. ASP Shiisu Lawan, the spokesperson for the command, made this information available on June 30. Lawan said four of the suspects(names withheld), were arrested after attacking one Naja’atu, a housewife, with cutlass on June […]

todayJuly 5, 2021 5

Crime

Breaking!! 40 year old armed robber beaten to death in Jigawa

A man named Hassan Sale has been beaten to death by some angry residents of his village in Jigawa state. This was confirmed by the Police in Jigawa on Thursday 17th June, 2021 Hassan Sale was reported to have attempted to break in to a provision store on Sunday at the Chandan village in Birninkudu Local Government Area. The spokesman of the Police command, ASP shiisu Adam confirmed the incident […]

todayJune 17, 2021 5

News

Late Lawmaker’ Son Wins Jigawa Assembly Bye-election, Takes Over His Father’s Position

The All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Muhammad Adamu, has won the bye-election held on Saturday in Kafin-Hausa constituency to the Jigawa State House of Assembly. The declaration was made on Saturday at Kafin-Hausa local government collation centre by the returning officer, Ahmed Kutama. He said Adamu of the APC polled 14,924 votes to defeat his main rival, Garba Tambale of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who got 8,612 votes. The […]

todayMarch 8, 2021 8

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