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Damaturu residents take self-imposed leave to welcome President Buhari

Some residents in Damaturu have taken a day leave to receive President Muhammadu Buhari of All Progressives Congress, APC who is on a presidential campaign visit to the Yobe capital on Monday.

Nigerian Army loses 8 soldiers to Boko Haram ambush in Yobe

About eight Nigerian soldiers are believed to have paid the supreme sacrifice at the weekend after running into an ambush by the Boko Haram insurgents at the Yobe regional war theatre of the Northeast.

Yobe Gov’t approves N3.4bn for capital projects

The Yobe State Government on Wednesday approved N3.4 billion for various capital projects in the state. The commissioner for Home Affairs, Information and Culture, Mala...

Healthcare: How Gov. Gaidam transformed Yobe into medical tourism destination

More so, the governor approved the placement of additional 110 medical students on salary Grade Level 07 in order to encourage home-grown and home-trained corps of medical doctors.

APC ward congress: Yobe aspirants allege mass disenfranchisement

They cautioned that lack of internal democracy, imposition of candidates and party executives, would affect the party’s fortunes in the state, and therefore called for redress.

Jigawa governor, Badaru Abubakar, chairs APC National Convention Committee

The All Progressives Congress, APC, on Sunday announced the constitution of its National Convention Committee with Jigawa governor, Abubakar Badaru, as chairman. According to APC’s...

PHOTOS: Dapchi youths shaking hands with Boko Haram terrorists after return of schoolgirls

The freed girls have been profiled and taken to Maiduguri for onward movement to Abuja.

Female suicide bomber kills self

A female suicide bomber in Buni Yadi, Yobe killed herself and injured three others when a bomb wrapped on her exploded in the early hours of Friday.

Dapchi kidnap: We’ll resist further attacks on students – NANS

NANS expressed surprise why the girls should be made scapegoats of total neglect of the education sector by successive governments.

Army refutes alleged withdrawal of troops to aid school girls’ abduction

Ibrahim Geidam had reportedly alleged that the withdrawal of the troops from the area was responsible for the attack and abduction of female students of the college.

Dapchi schoolgirl’s hoax: Gaidam stoned, cars damaged [PHOTOS]

Some aggrieved residents of Dapchi, headquarters of Busari local government area of Yobe state, attacked Ibrahim Gaidam, governor of the state, on Thursday. They not...

Yobe places 110 medical students on government payroll

The governor of Yobe state, Ibrahim Gaidam, has approved the placement of additional 110 medical students on salary Grade Level 07 in order to...

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...

Boko Haram: Red Cross to spend $5m in Northeast

The International Federation of Red Cross, IFRC, has earmarked over $5 million for humanitarian intervention services in the three Northeastern states of Adamawa, Borno...

Boko Haram: Nigerian Army sets up anti-ambush squad

By Mustapha Buhari, Maiduguri Worried by the incessant ambush and quick attacks waged by the dreaded Boko Haram insurgents on security personnel and civilians, the Nigerian...

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...

419 pupils in school at Pompomari IDPs camp

The Yobe State Emergency Management Agency, SEMA, on Thursday said 419 pupils and students were currently attending primary and secondary schools at Pompomari Internally...

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...

Yobe records meningitis cases

Suspected cases of Cerebrospinal Meningitis, CSM, have been reported in Fika and Nguru Local Government Areas of Yobe. Bello Kawuwa, the state commissioner for Health,...

Yobe spends N3bn to rehabilitate schools, feed students

PRESS RELEASE The Yobe State Government has spent N3,032,275,200.00 on various education-related expenses, including the rehabilitation and expansion of three secondary schools, feeding of 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...

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...

Boko Haram kills 3 soldiers, carts away arms in Borno village attack

Suspected Boko Haram terrorists have killed three soldiers and carted away arms and ammunition at a military base at Kamuya village along Buni Yadi-Biu Road in...

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