Army reopens Yobe markets after Boko Haram attacks
The markets in Buni-Yadi and Kuka-Reta towns in Gujba and Damaturu local government areas of Yobe State, which were closed down by the military over security concerns in recent months of Boko Haram
Mother, 3 daughters perish in Yobe fire
The Yobe State Fire Service has confirmed that a mother and her three daughters were killed in a fire incident on Tuesday night at Red Bricks Quarters, on Maiduguri Road, Damaturu.
NEMA, Yobe distributes materials to rebuild market
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and Yobe State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) have distributed 1,500 bags of cement and roofing sheets to rebuild the potash market.
North-east listed among most dangerous places for travel, tourism
Protracted Boko Haram crisis in the North-eastern part of Nigeria has earned the region a place among the most dangerous places for tourists in the world.
4.2m Nigerians face acute food insecurity
The food security situation report released by the World Food Programme and Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has revealed that about 4.2 million people in Nigeria are currently faced with acute food insecurity
How to end Boko Haram in North East, by Yobe governor
Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State has called on the military to open or reinforce a safe haven for bandits who desire to repent.
Uyo to host actors guild election October 31
All is set for the national election of Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. According to the AGNEC Chairman, Steve Eboh, the choice of Uyo is not unconnected to the fact that Akwa Ibom
Yobe pays N251.6m to retirees
Yobe State Governor, Mai Mala Buni, has approved the payment of N251.6 million to 174 retired council workers. Out of the total payments, N195.86 million will be paid to 139 living retired council staff, while a balance of N55.7 million will be paid to next-of-kin of 35 deceased workers.
‘Let’s bridge the gap between the rich and poor to save Nigeria’
Basorun Reuben Olorunfunmi is a former Assistant Director of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and erstwhile Secretary to Lagos State Government, during the Second Republic. He spoke with SEYE OLUMIDE on the achievements and setbacks that trail Nigeria at 59.