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19 Apr 2018
The Yobe state government has disbursed N300 million furniture loan to workers with a maximum of a million naira each. Announcing the step recently in Damaturu, the Head of Service, Saleh Abubakar disclosed that the furniture loan is a revolving one to enable others to benefit. According to him, the 2018 N300 million loans is…
6 Apr 2018
Thirteen people have died of cholera in the northeast Nigerian state of Yobe in the past week, the state health commissioner said Friday, blaming the outbreak on contaminated water.
22 Feb 2018
The Senate on Thursday urged the Federal Government to intensify efforts to ensure the safe return of all the schoolgirls abducted by insurgents in Yobe.
22 Feb 2018
The families of dozens of girls missing for several days after a Boko Haram attack on their school in northeast Nigeria on Thursday faced an anxious wait for their return after confirmation some had been rescued.
21 Feb 2018
Some of the schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram insurgents at Government Girls secondary school Dapchi in Yobe have been rescued by the army. Alhaji Abdullahi Bego, Director General to Yobe governor on Press affairs, disclosed this in a press statement issued on Wednesday. “The Yobe State Government hereby informs the public that some of the…
21 Feb 2018
Fears grew in northeast Nigeria on Wednesday about the fate of potentially scores of girls who have not been seen since a Boko Haram attack on their school two days ago.
14 Feb 2018
The Yobe Government said it would launch an Integrated Recovery Plan for sustainable resettlement, reconstruction and rehabilitation of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the state. Alhaji Musa Jidawa, Permanent Secretary, State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), disclosed this on Wednesday in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Damaturu. Jidawa said the plan would…
16 Jan 2018
Yobe Governor, Alhaji Ibrahim Gaidam, on Tuesday signed the N92 billion 2018 appropriation bill into law. In his speech while signing the bill in Damaturu, Gaidam commended the state House of Assembly for the speedy passage of the document 32 days after its presentation to the lawmakers. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that…
14 Jan 2018
Yobe State Attorney-General and Commissioner of Justice, Ahmed Goniri, has said the 29 citizens of the state repatriated from Libya would be supported and reunited with their families. Giving the assurance, yesterday, Goniri said the returnees had been in Libya doing legitimate businesses long before the political crisis that engulfed the country. “The deteriorating political…
2 Jan 2018
The Yobe State government has performed free surgeries on 150 women suffering from Vesico Vaginal Fistula (VVF). The Commissioner of Health, Dr. Bello Kawuwa, disclosed this at the weekend in Damaturu, the state capital. He said the surgeries were performed at the newly established treatment centre in Damaturu. According to him, the scheme was designed…
21 Dec 2017
The North-East Operations Comptroller, Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Idris Ali Zoaka, has accused said that some independent oil marketers and motorist of abetting fuel “hoarding and price hike” in Borno and Yobe states. Zoaka disclosed this in Maiduguri, Borno, while speaking on the current fuel situations in Maiduguri and Damaturu metropolises. He urged motorists…
24 Aug 2016
Alhaji Musa Jidawa, Executive Secretary, Yobe State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), on Wednesday, said that over 300 houses, farmlands and livestock had been destroyed by flood in Jakusko and Adaya communities.

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