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The road to Yusufari, by Isa Sanusi

Sixteen years ago, many assumed that building a road from Gashua to Yusufari in northern Yobe State was impossibility. There are 31-kilometres in between the two towns. The idea of impossibility was born out experiences of traveling on that desert and dusty path, with vehicles and people, often moving, as if on a wild guess or a game of chance, trudging through sand dunes, acarcia trees and tonnes of thorn.

Sen. Bukar Abba withdraws senate bid for Gov. Gaidam

The Senator representing Yobe East in the Senate, Bukar Abba Ibrahim has announced his withdrawal from the race for senator in the 2019 elections...

Yobe donates 20 vehicles to Nigerian Army

The Yobe Government on Thursday donated 20 Hilux operational vehicles worth N350 million to the Nigerian Army. Governor Ibrahim Geidam of Yobe handed over the...

Yobe signs N11 billion cargo airport contract

The Yobe State Government has signed an agreement with JM & AS Enterprises Limited for the construction of the over N11 billion cargo airport...

SHOCKING: Yobe governor, Ibrahim Geidam, appoints 716 aides [Full List]

By Ibrahim Sulaiman The governor of Yobe State, Ibrahim Geidam, on Wednesday approved the appointment of 716 aides. A statement by Shuaibu Abdullahi, the spokesman to...

Yobe govt recruits 228 additional medical doctors, consultants

The Yobe state government has recruited an additional 228 medical doctors, consultants, nurses and other categories of specialists and professional medical workers for the...

For Gov. Gaidam, pension payment award truly earned, by Abdullahi Bego

As Yobe State emerges from nearly six years of acute security challenges, Governor Ibrahim Gaidam has stayed true to his commitments, stepping up effort...

Yobe governor approves N417m for scholarship payments

By Mustapha Usman The Yobe State governor, Ibrahim Gaidam, has approved the sum of N417, 014, 410.00 for the payment of scholarships to 21,109 students...

Gov. Geidam recruits professors for Yobe university, 90 graduates for science schools

The Yobe State governor, Ibrahim Geidam, has approved the employment of 90 degree and HND   holders   in   various   academic   fields   into   the   State   Civil...

Polio: Kano government approves N320m on immunisation in 2017

From Mustapha Adamu, Kano The Kano State ‎government on Wednesday said it approved the sum of N320,760,950 for Routine Immunisation in 2017. This was made known...

Gov. Gaidam swears in council chairmen, harps on good governance

The Yobe State governor, Ibrahim Gaidam, has urged newly elected chairmen of the 17 local government councils to justify the confidence that people have...

Yobe state set for local government polls

The Yobe State Independent Electoral Commission on Monday said it has concluded preparations for Saturday’s council elections. Chairman of the commission, Jauro Abdu, said this...

Yobe gov’t, SDGs office empower youths for self-reliance

The Yobe State Government and the Sustainable Development Goals, SDGs, office of the Presidency have empowered 300 Yobe youths who were trained in various...

BREAKING: Captain, 3 soldiers killed in Buni Yadi attack

A captain, sergeant and two other soldiers have been killed by suspected Boko Haram terrorists in Buni Yadi, Yobe State on Saturday. Hospital and security...

Yobe to partner NAFDAC on drug counterfeiting, abuse

The governor of Yobe State, Ibrahim Gaidam, said the state government will partner the National Agency for Foods and Drugs Administration and Control, NAFDAC,...

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