Tag Archives: Jigawa

Maternal Mortality: PLAN International Calls For More Action on Nutrition

More than 545,000 expectant mothers and adolescent girls in Kebbi and Sokoto States have accessed the Iron Folic Acid Supplement to prevent high rising maternal mortality in the north western states.  In a project tagged Boosting Iron Folic Acid Supplementation for Pregnant Women in Northern Nigeria, PLAN International, since 2016 has worked with different stakeholders and community influencers in the …

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Customs Impounds N7m Worth Of Rice, Macaroni, Arrests Two In Kano

Gov.-Abdullahi-Ganduje

The Kano/Jigawa Customs Command, impounded over 300 bags of smuggled foreign rice and macaroni, valued at N7 million. The Comptroller of the Command, Yusuf Abba-Kassim, who spoke to reporters over the seizure, said the two suspects were arrested in connection with the smuggled items. According to him, 10 vehicles which conveyed the smuggled items were also impounded by his men at Babura …

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Measles, cough kill six in Jigawa, 249 others infected

An outbreak of measles has been confirmed in Jigawa State. Reports reveal that about six children have so far been killed by the disease while 249 others are already infected after the outbreak of measles and whooping cough which broke in Suletankarkar Local Government area of the state. Further reports reveal that the victims are children five years and below. …

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