Over 60 per cent of children under the age of five years are suffering from impaired growth due to acute severe malnutrition in Jigawa State a survey has revealed. The survey also said that the children are presently witnessing a high degree of stunting as a result of nutrient deficiencies making them prone to infection, inadequate psychosocial stimulation and other life-threatening complications.
The Chief Magistrate Court 1 sitting in Dutse presided over by Batula Dauda has sentenced one Sabi’u Ibrahim Chamo to six months in correctional center or options of N20,000 fine and 20 stroke of cane for defamating Jigawa State Governor, Muhammadu Badaru Abubakar.
Jigawa State Hisba says it has arrested thirty prostitutes and confiscated 857 bottles of alcohol in Kazaure Local Government Area of the state. State commandant, Malam Ibrahim Dahiru disclosed this to newsmen in Dutse.
Gunmen have killed a policeman while trying to rescue two kidnapped victims at Bosuwa village in Maigatari Local Government Area of Jigawa State.
Kidnappers on Sunday abducted a five-year-old boy, Muhmad Tasiu, in Dutse, Jigawa state capital, while using a hijab-wearing woman as a front.
The clinical officer of Federal University Curse (FUD), Shehu Abdulhamid was travelling with his friend from Kano to Jigawa when he was abducted and taken to Gaya bush