Tuesday, June 15, 2021


Yobe State

Buni proposes N106.9bn as 2021 budget for Yobe

Governor Mai Mala-Buni of Yobe State on Thursday, presented a budget of N106.9 billion for 2021 to the state House of Assembly for approval.

Buhari approves APC membership registration – Buni

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday met with members of the All Progressives Congress Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee, led by the Governor of Yobe State, Mai Mala Buni.

Senate President sponsors wedding of 100 orphans, less privileged couples in Yobe

The Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, on Saturday sponsored the wedding of 100 orphans and less-privileged couples of his constituents, in the Karasuwa and Nguru Local Government Areas of Yobe State.

Buni mourns Emir of Zazzau

Governor Mai Mala-Buni of Yobe on Monday condoled with the government and people of Kaduna State over the death of the Emir of Zazzau, Shehu Idris.

Edo poll: Buni cautious electorate against violence

Governor Mai Mala-Buni of Yobe and Chairman of All Progressives Congress, APC, Caretaker Committee, has appealed to electorate in Edo to avoid violence and support the conduct of peaceful election during the Sept. 19 Governorship Poll in the state.

Court remands 60-year-old blind man over alleged sodomy in Jigawa

A Dutse Chief Magistrates’ Court Jigawa on Wednesday, ordered that  a 60-year-old blind man, Muhammad Abdul, who allegedly attempted to sodomise his guide boy to be remanded in a correctional centre.

Sen. Ahmad Lawan: A constituents’ appraisal, by Hassan Adamu Nguru

Since Nigeria’s return to democracy, I paid more attention to what is happening at the National Assembly and I keenly follow the antecedents of legislators.

Yobe to integrate Quranic schools into formal education system

The Yobe Government on Wednesday says it will soon introduce some major reforms that will integrate Quranic schools into formal education system.

Buni mourns former commissioner

Yobe Governor Mai Mala Buni has expressed sadness over the death of Dala Ago, a former commissioner and unionist, who died in a traffic accident along Potiskum-Jakusko road on Wednesday.

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.

Yobe govt approves N9.2bn for various developmental projects

The Yobe State Executive Council has ratified and approved the sum of N9, 209, 800, 668.09 for the execution of various socio-economic development projects across the state.

UPDATED: Buhari meets Ize-Iyamu at Aso Villa

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday met behind closed doors with the governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress, APC, in Edo, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu.

Yobe govt spent N243m on Potiskum trailer park

Yobe Government says it has so far spent N243 million on the fencing of the site for Potiskum Modern Truck Transit Park.

APC Crisis: Progressive governors pay `Thank You’ visit to Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday received representatives of the Progressive Governors’ Forum led by Gov. Atiku Bagudu, who paid him `thank you’ for his efforts toward resolving the crisis facing the All Progressives Congress, APC.

Democracy Day: Buni urges residents to pray for Yobe

Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe has urged the people of the state to use the occasion of the June 12 Democracy Day to pray for improved peace, security and development in the state and the nation at large.

NYSC members engage in drainage evacuation in Yobe

Some National Youths Service Corps, NYSC, members in Yobe State, on Monday voluntarily embarked on evacuation of some blocked drainages within Damaturu, the state Capital.

Buni committed to industrialisation of Yobe — Commissioner

Yobe State Commissioner for Commerce, Industry and Tourism, Barma Shettima, says the Governor Mai Mala Buni’s administration is committed to the development of commerce and industry.

Yobe govt launches investigation into mysterious deaths

The Yobe State Government says it is investigating reported rising mysterious deaths in some parts of the state.

Nobody died of COVID-19 in Yobe – Buni

Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State has urged Nigerians to disregard an online report claiming there were COVID-19 related deaths in the state, saying that no such case was recorded. 

Buni approves N15bn for 3,600 housing units, N1bn for supply of 50 commercial busses in Yobe

Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State has approved the sum of N15.9 billion for the construction of 3600 housing units, just as the governor also approved another N1billion for the supply of 50 busses for transportation services in the state. 

Yobe Aluminum, Flour, Feeds factories begin production

The Sahel Aluminium Company Ltd., Potiskum, and Yobe Flour and Feeds Mills Ltd., revived by the Yobe State Government have started commercial production.

We’ll shut down Yobe on Tuesday, says Buni

Governor Mai-Mala Buni of Yobe State has said he will lock down the state from Tuesday as a measure to contain the spread of coronavirus.

Ahmed Lawan bags traditional title in Yobe

President of the Senate Ahmad Lawan on Wednesday received a letter of appointment as the Sardauna of Bade by the Mai Bade, Mai Abubakar Umar Suleiman.

How Buhari’s minister spent 4 days inspecting Nigerian road projects

It was a two-day retreat for the staff of the Federal Ministry of Works and Housing in Gombe last month. The Minister of State for Works and Housing, Engr Abubakar D. Aliyu was billed to attend. 

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