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17 Apr 2019
This writer imaginatively chanced upon a top-level party meeting in the build-up to the frenzied situation of the 2019 general elections. The meeting incidentally foreshadows the tone and tenor of the affairs and events that have been both a prelude to and the aftermath of the present general condition of the country. The characters here…
11 Apr 2019
The Police in Yobe on Wednesday called on the general public to remain calm and to continue their normal daily activities without fear of molestation.
10 Apr 2019
The Federal Government yesterday disclosed that persons in the upper echelons of Zamfara were complicit in the recent spate of killings in the state...
30 Mar 2019
Now that calmness is returning to Nigeria’s political turf after the tension soaked 2019 general elections, the class of 2019 governors is taking a definite shape. Nearly half of the 29 states where governorship elections took place produced new faces that are going to mount the leadership saddle come May 29, 2019. The Guardian profiles…
26 Mar 2019
Amb. Iliya Damagum, Yobe governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), on Tuesday, said he would not challenge the results of the election at the petition tribunal. Iliya told newsmen in Damagum after a PDP stakeholders meeting which reviewed the outcome of the governorship election that he had accepted the election of MaiMala Buni…
23 Mar 2019
Anambra South Senator-elect, Mr Ifeanyi Ubah, has pinched tent with a group of elected lawmakers in the incoming 9th Senate led by Sen. Ahmed Lawan. Elected under the Young Progressives Party (YPP) on Feb. 23, Ubah is one of the 11 senators-elect who were with Lawan at an interactive session with newsmen in Abuja. Lawan,…
22 Mar 2019
The All Progressives Congress (APC) Yobe North Senatorial district, wants Senate leader, Ahmad Lawan, as Senate President of the ninth assembly. Alhaji Mella Ladan, Yobe North Zonal Vice Chairman of the Party, stated this at a press briefing on Friday in Damaturu, He said the entire people of the zone, including supporters of the opposition,…
15 Mar 2019
Out of the total mobile subscriptions connected for voice services in Nigeria as at the end of 2018, states in the south west region including Ekiti, Lagos, Ogun, Ondo, Osun and Oyo had 51.7 million subscribers, amounting to 30.3 per cent. Statistics from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) put Nigeria’s active voice subscriptions as…
9 Mar 2019
As Nigerians vote today, not less than 70 women are in the governorship race on different political platforms in many states of the federation...
6 Feb 2019
Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential candidate has appealed to people of the Northeast sub-region, to utilise the opportunity of producing the next president of Nigeria by voting for him. Abubakar, who made the appeal in Damaturu on Wednesday at the launch of his presidential campaign, said they should elect him, being…
4 Feb 2019
The Nigerian Meteorology Agency (NIMET) has warned farmers to expect lower and erratic rainfalls, which in turn, may hamper food production. The agency said this in its 2019 outlook, scientifically predicting that there would be late onset of and early cessation of rainfalls; and that the rainfall season would be occasioned by dry interregna that…
20 Jan 2019
Damaturu, Yobe capital wears a new look to receive President Muhammadu Buhari for the Presidential campaign on Monday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that major streets were cleaned, while the Damaturu stadium, venue of the campaign was given a facelift. Similarly, security operatives have been deployed to strategic areas and other black spots.…

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