Latest Stories in Yobe

 

Stepfather, six others allegedly gang-raped, infect minor with HIV in Yobe

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Stepfather to a nine-year-old has allegedly gang-raped his stepdaughter alongside four others in Damaturu, the Yobe State capital. The minor, named withheld, is a primary 2 pupil of Bindigari...

Thu Dec 12th, 2019     Read More →

Traditional ruler suspended indefinitely for allegedly raping six-year-old boy in Yobe

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A traditional ruler in Yobe State has been suspended indefinitely from his position as Lawan (Ward Head) of Fannami ward in Gashua, Bade local government area, following an allegation of rape of a...

Mon Dec 9th, 2019     Read More →

Buni charges commissioners to raise people’s living conditions

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Yobe State Governor, Mai Mala Buni, has said that progress made in education, health and agriculture sectors are not enough to empower and improve living conditions of people. Buni, who...

Sat Dec 7th, 2019     Read More →

Yobe partners FG, donor agencies to resettle victims of insurgency

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Yobe state Governor, Mai Mala Buni has restated readiness to resettle thousands of Boko haram devastated communities already displaced from their ancestral home. Besides, Governor Bunni disclosed...

Wed Nov 27th, 2019     Read More →

Respite for Oshiomhole as APC’s NEC meets amid protests

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President BuhariDespite obvious ambush by state governors elected on the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC) against the party’s national chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole,...

Fri Nov 22nd, 2019     Read More →

NEMA, Yobe distributes materials to rebuild market

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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. The Gashua...

Fri Nov 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Buni presents N108.4b budget for 2020

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Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State has presented N108.41 billion budget to the House of Assembly for scrutiny and passage for the 2020 fiscal year. The budget, according to him, will transform...

Thu Nov 14th, 2019     Read More →

Outrage as Senate imposes death penalty on hate speech offenders

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Senator Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, President of the 9th Senate – Representing Yobe North Senatorial District. Photo: TWITTER/DRAHMADLAWANThe Senate has reintroduced a bill it abandoned under...

Wed Nov 13th, 2019     Read More →

Policeman, trafficker arrested for supplying drugs to ‘Boko-Haram’

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National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Yobe, said it had arrested a policeman and a drug trafficker (names withheld) for allegedly...

Tue Nov 12th, 2019     Read More →

2.6 million Nigerians face food insecurity in northeast, says FAO

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The Country Representative of the Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO), Mr. Suffyan Koroma, has disclosed that 2.6 million people face worse “food insecurity and hunger” in the...

Mon Nov 11th, 2019     Read More →

Ayeoribe: Governors risk labour’s fury over minimum wage

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Former Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Kwara State Council, Emmanuel AyeoribeA former Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Kwara State Council, Emmanuel Ayeoribe says...

Sun Nov 10th, 2019     Read More →

GOC inaugurates court martial to try over 70 soldiers

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The Acting General Officer Commanding (GOC) 7 Division of the Nigerian Army, Brig.-Gen. Abdul Ibrahim has inaugurated a general court-martial, presided over by Brig-Gen. Wisdom Etuk, to try over...

Fri Nov 8th, 2019     Read More →

‘About 258,950 U-5 Malnourished children in Northeast risk dying in 2020’

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Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) leading to deaths and irreparable damage in the Northeast is imminent in 2020, a nutrition survey has revealed.The survey estimates that about 258,950 under-five...

Sun Nov 3rd, 2019     Read More →

Emir of Daura commends Osinbajo for loyalty, honesty to Buhari

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The Emir of Daura, Alhaji Faruk Umar, has commended Vice President Yemi Osinbajo for his loyalty and commitment to the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari. News Agency of Nigeria reports...

Sat Nov 2nd, 2019     Read More →

Nigerian Army troops clear more Boko Haram routes in NorthEast

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[FILES] Chief of Army Staff Lt General Tukur Buratai. Photo: LEGITThe Nigerian Army says troops in the North East have cleared more Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) planted by fleeing Boko...

Sat Nov 2nd, 2019     Read More →