Tuesday, February 16, 2021



Bauchi govt to procure N759m operational vehicles for security agencies

Bauchi State Commissioner for Finance, Umar Sanda, on Thursday said that the government would buy 50 operational vehicles, worth N759.5 million, for all the security agencies in the state.

Yobe’s records over 94% budget performance in 2020 – Official

Abdullahi Bego, the Yobe Commissioner of Home Affairs, Information and Culture, on Thursday, said the state expended N87.3 billion of its N91.9 billion total 2020 budget sum, indicating a 94.92 percent performance.

Gov. Buni: How far, so far? by Isa Sanusi

For so many reasons, 2020 is the type of year every achievement counts and deserves more than a mere mention. The wide conclusion was...

Buni sympathizes with Potiskum fire victims

Governor Mai Mala-Buni of Yobe on Monday sympathized with victims of a fire outbreak that occurred at Potiskum Market.

Yobe govt offers scholarship, automatic employment to winner of national chemistry contest

Yobe State Government on Monday said it has offered scholarship and automatic employment to Usman Dagona, an indigene of the state who came first at the Nov. 23 Imagine National Chemistry Competition in Abuja.

My administration purchased 23 fighter jets since 2015 – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration has purchased 23 new aircrafts for the Nigerian Air Force since its inception in 2015.

We’ll keep confronting insurgency, other criminality – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration remains unyielding in confronting the Boko Haram insurgency as well as other forms of criminality that have bedevilled the country.

Yobe govt earmarks over N10bn for social services

The Yobe State Executive Council has approved the spending of over N10 billion for the provision of various social services in the state.

FEC approves N8.1bn for rehabilitation of roads in 10 states

The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved N8.1 billion for the rehabilitation of some roads across the country.

Northwest: Armed banditry or Boko Haram expansionism?, by Abdulhaleem Ishaq Ringim

North West Nigeria has for the past four to five decades suffered from waves of crisis and violence. The trajectory of such violence started with ethnoreligious clashes and moved through electoral violence, farmer-herder conflagrations and most recently, armed banditry/kidnappings

Nigerian governors visit Matawalle, support his anti-banditry initiative

The Nigerian Governors Forum, NGF, has paid a solidarity visit to Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State, expressing their total support to his anti-banditry campaign in the North-western part of the country.

Yobe govt to construct N1.6bn maternal, child healthcare complex

The Yobe government on Monday said it would spend about N1.6 billion on the ongoing construction of a Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Care Complex at the Yobe State University Teaching Hospital, Damaturu.

NJC retires Yobe Grand Khadi, Osun High Court judge for age falsification

The National Judicial Council, NJC, has recommended the compulsory retirement of the Grand Kadi of Yobe, Shu’aibu Talba and Justice Abdulkareem Abdulrasaq, a judge...

Kankara abduction: Shekau lied – Lai Mohammed

Boko Haram is decimated and the remnants of the group are seeking relevance by claiming responsibility for the abduction of 344 school boys in Kankara, Katsina State, the Federal Government has said.

Gov. Buni flags off construction of Gujba-Ngalda Road

The governor of Yobe State Mai Mala Buni on Wednesday flagged off the construction of Gujba-Ngalda Road, as part of the ongoing statewide urban...

Kankara abduction: Senate summons defence minister, service chiefs

The Senate, on Tuesday, invited the Minister of Defence, Bashir Magashi, service chiefs and heads of other security agencies for briefing on the measure being taken to rescue the abducted students of Government Science School, Kankara Katsina State.

Buni mourns former Yobe Administrator, Dabo Aliyu

Governor Mai Mala-Buni of Yobe State on Monday expressed shock and sadness over the demise of Dabo Aliyu, the former Administrator of the state.

IPMAN directs members to sell fuel at N162.44 per litre in Kano

The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria, IPMAN, Kano State branch, has directed its members to sell petrol at N162.44 per litre from today (Monday).

238,868 Nigerians received MSMEs survival fund so far – Project Office

No fewer than 238, 868 individuals from 41,726 businesses have been paid various sums under the Payroll Support Scheme as at Dec. 8, an update by the Project Delivery Office, PDO, has said.

COVID-19: Yobe govt presents awards to frontline health workers, others

The Yobe Government on Friday presented plaques and certificates to 33 frontline health workers in COVID-19 response in recognition of their selfless service to humanity.

APC postpones membership registration

The All Progressives Congress, APC, membership registration, update and revalidation earlier scheduled for December 12, 2020 has been postponed to January, 2021. The governor of...

Boko Haram: Yobe govt pledges logistic support for security agencies

The Yobe Government has pledged continued logistic support for security agencies towards tackling Boko Haram insurgency in the state.

PDP urges INEC to deregister APC for dissolving its EXCOs

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to deregister the ruling All progressives Congress, APC, for dissolving all its national, zonal and state structures.

APC convenes emergency virtual NEC meeting, Buhari, Osinbajo in attendance

The National Executive Committee, NEC, of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, is currently holding an emergency virtual meeting at the Aso Rock Presidential Villa, Abuja.

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