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Yobe State

2 Sep 2020
Yobe State Independent Electoral Commission (YOSIEC) has slated December 5, 2020 to conduct elections in the state’s 17 councils.
16 Aug 2020
The Police Command in Yobe has confirmed the abduction of Alhaji Isa Mai-Buba, the District Head of Jajere in Fune Local Government Area of the state.
25 Jul 2020
The immediate past speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has, again, decamped to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
28 Jun 2020
The Yobe State House of Assembly has passed 10 bills into law with 11 resolutions in the last one year.
19 Jun 2020
The police in Yobe State have arrested one 80-year-old man, Mohammed Bara’u, of Lawan Fannami ward in Gashu’a for allegedly raping a 10-year-old girl after luring her into his room where he sexually abused her.
14 May 2020
No less 10 people are feared killed as a pick-up van lost control along Potiskum/Fika road in Yobe State and crashed in a ditch.
11 May 2020
Yobe State Government has pledged to “investigate and ascertain” the death of over 150 people in Potiskum, Gashua and Nguru towns in the state.
31 Mar 2020
It’s been two years since Christian girl Leah Sharibu was abducted in her school, Dapchi, Yobe State, Nigeria. On February 19, 2018, at 5:30 p.m. (Nigeria time), Sharibu who was just 14 was abducted
9 Mar 2020
The Yobe State Government has built and equipped 20-bed capacity isolation centre and Intensive Care Unit (ICU) to check any outbreak and spread of coronavirus across 17 council areas of the state.
5 Mar 2020
Suspected Boko Haram terrorists in gun trucks have attacked Dapchi, Yobe State, forcing many residents to flee for safety into nearby bushes. Our correspondent gathered that some of the residents had alerted the military before the insurgents targeted the Dapchi military post along Gashua road. The town was attacked on February 19, 2018, by insurgents…
3 Mar 2020
The lawmaker representing Yobe East Senatorial District and former governor of Yobe State, Senator Ibrahim Gaidam, is having a hard time convincing Nigerians, especially major stakeholders...
3 Mar 2020
It is a reproachful memory that a second year has passed since the abduction of 110 girls from the Government Girls Science and Technical College in Dapchi, Yobe State and Leah Sharibu...


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