Monday, February 15, 2021



“Himma Ba Ta Ga Rago” holds submit on Socio-Economic Development of Jigawa North-East Senatorial Zone


I’ll give Yobe LGs upper hand to function effectively – Buni

Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State said that his government will ensure that local arm of government functions effectively as a unit of governance that is closer to the people.

Education remains our priority in Yobe – Buni

Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State has said education remains and will continue to be the priority of his administration.

Governor Buni revalidates APC membership

The governor of Yobe State and chairman All Progressives Congress, APC Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee, Mai Mala Buni, on Thursday revalidated his membership registration...

FEC approves N8.4bn for dam construction in Yobe

The Federal Executive Council, FEC, presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday approved N8.4 billion for the construction of a dam for the Damaturu Water Supply project in Yobe State.

VIDEO: ‘Femi Fani-Kayode has joined APC’

The governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello, has announced that a controversial politician and former minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has joined the ruling...

Nigerian troops foil Boko Haram ambush, kill 19 fleeing insurgents in Rann

Nigerian Troops on Tuesday foiled an attack, destroying 19 terrorists in five gun trucks, after a fierce gun battle with Boko Haram fighters in Rann town of Kala-Balge Local Government Area of Borno State.

Fire service saves N1.1bn assets in Yobe

Abba Adam, Executive Director, Yobe Fire Service, on Wednesday said the service’s response had saved assets worth N1.1 billion from fire outbreaks from January 2020 to February 2021.

Police arrest suspected rapist of 90-year-old woman in Yobe

The Police Command in Yobe on Tuesday said it had arrested one Mohammed Faruk for allegedly raping a 90-year-old woman (name withheld) in Gadaka town in Fika Local Government Area of the state.

Buhari flags-off $1.96bn Kano–Maradi rail line

President Muhammadu Buhari has flagged-off the $1.96bn Kano–Maradi rail line, ordering  the Ministries of Transportation and Finance to conclude financial arrangements for the construction of West-East Coastal rail line from Lagos to Calabar, linking some major cities in South East and South South.

Borno, Adamawa, Yobe govts to get $20m education grant – Minister

Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states are to benefit from a 20 million dollar grant to improve inequalities in access and quality learning with a focus on foundational and transferable skills and governance.

Yobe govt enrols 185,806 civil servants in contributory healthcare scheme

The Yobe State Government has enroled 185,806 civil servants in the Formal Sector Contributory Healthcare Scheme.

APC membership registration: Buni warns against malpractice

Governor Mai Mala-Buni of Yobe and the Chairman, All Progressives Congress, APC, Caretaker Extraordinary/ Convention Planning Committee, on Monday warned against attempts to deny any member the right to register in the ongoing national revalidation exercise.

Boko Haram destroys electricity tower in Maiduguri, entire city thrown into blackout

Residents of Maiduguri and environs have been thrown into lingering blackout following the destruction of one of the towers supplying electricity to the city from the national grid.

We have nothing to hide, our books will always be open – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians of full implementation of the 2021 budget, with all transparency and openness in meeting the targets, while appreciating...

Buni Scholars: Ode to a future that beckons

Beyond its huge symbolic capital for the socio-economic and developmental trajectory that Gov. Mai Mala Buni is working to place Yobe in, the event...

Nigeria records 27 Coronavirus deaths in one day

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, on Friday reported 27 coronavirus-related deaths in the country, bringing the total number of those who had...

Coronavirus: 7 Northern states get $900,000 IFAD grant to support small-scale producers, rural households

The International Fund for Agricultural Development, IFAD, has provided a first grant of $900,000 to support the worst affected small-scale producers and rural households...

Buhari to Nigerians: Criticize my administration fairly

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on Nigerians especially the elite to be fair in their criticism of his administration. Femi Adesina, the president’s spokesman said...

Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases surpass 100,000 – NCDC

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Nigeria surpassed 100,000 on Jan.10 after 1,024 new cases were reported, bringing the total number of infections to 100,087. 

Nigerian Army’s “Operation Tura Ta Kai Bango” maul Boko Haram, kill 28 terrorists in Yobe

Troops of the newly inaugurated Operation Tura Takaibango, a subsidiary Operation of Operation Lafiya Dole,  eliminated 28 Boko Haram terrorists in Gujba Local Government...

Yobe govt to recruit teachers for custodial centres

Dr Mohammad Idris, Commissioner, Yobe Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education, on Monday said the state would recruit teachers for inmates at various custodial centres in the state.

Buni orders SEMA to support victims of Boko Haram attack in Geidam

Governor Mai Mala-Buni of Yobe on Thursday directed the State Emergency Management Agency, SEMA, to provide emergency support for victims of Wednesday’s suspected Boko Haram attack on Geidam, a town in the state.

Insecurity halting road projects in Northeast, says Ndume

Sen. Ali Ndume (APC-Borno) says the strangulating insecurity in North-East hampers the successful execution of Federal Government’s road projects in the region.

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