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13 Oct 2018
A faction of the Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN) has returned to the fold after leaving the party, following the fallout of its presidential primary that produced Fela Durotoye as the flag-bearer for next year’s general elections. The faction, consisting of state chairmen from Gombe, Zamfara, Jigawa, Taraba, Kaduna, Yobe and others, reached an accord…
24 Sep 2018
The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN-OCHA) has said Yobe State declared the outbreak of cholera two weeks after it was declared in Borno State and has so far killed 97 persons. Its Head of Communication, Samantha Newport, disclosed in a statement issued yesterday in Maiduguri, that the total recorded cases…
9 Sep 2018
Borno and Yobe States chapters of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have pledged their support for the presidential aspiration of President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki. Delegates and other stakeholders of the party in the two states made the pledge, when a delegation sent by Saraki visited them separately on Friday in Maiduguri and…
22 Aug 2018
The Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD), has opened a liaison office in Yobe State, in fulfilment of the promise made by the agency’s, Executive Secretary, Sharon Ikeazor, in March this year. According to PTAD, the objective is to bring pension services closer to pensioners in the state and its environs, and to enable aged pensioners…
14 Aug 2018
The Yobe government on Tuesday said it would employ forest guards to protect 44 gazetted forest reserves in the state in a bid to promote environmental conservation in the state. Alhaji Jibrin Kortomi, the state Commissioner for Environment, disclosed this in Damaturu at a meeting with traditional rulers, opinion leaders, Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association…
10 Aug 2018
The World Bank will support Nigeria with $611 million dollars to get children back to school under the Better Education Service Delivery for All (BESDA) programme, the Coordinator, Prof. Gidado Tahir, has said. Tahir made this known in Kaduna on Friday at a meeting with officials of Kaduna State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), on…
20 May 2018
The Nigerian Army says some courageous civilians on Sunday foiled a suicide bomb attack by a suspected female Boko Haram member on a mosque in Gashua, Gujba Local Government Area of Yobe. Col. Onyema Nwachukwu, the Deputy Director Public Relations, Theatre Command Operation Lafiya Dole, disclosed this in a statement released in Maiduguri. “What would…
1 May 2018
Governor Ibrahim Gaidam of Yobe State has been conferred with an honourary doctorate degree in law by Ahfad University for Women in Omdurman, Sudan in recognition of the governor’s effort in promoting education, women’s education in particular and for “using lean resources to make big impact in the lives of the people of Yobe State”.…
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.


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