Latest Stories in Yobe

 

Puzzle over Nigeria’s unity as North Central rediscovers identity

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That Nigeria is more divided today than ever before is no longer news. It is already manifesting with the North Central geopolitical zone that appear set to break away and seeking...

Wed Sep 30th, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: Nigeria cases now 58,198 with 49,722 discharged

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Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases has reached 58,198 with 49,722 patients discharged from various isolation centres across the federation, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) revealed. In...

Sun Sep 27th, 2020     Read More →

Umar-Farouq… A facelift for humanitarian intervention

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Transparency Watch recently adjudged the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar-Farouq, the Best Minister in 12 months of President Muhammadu...

Sun Sep 27th, 2020     Read More →

CACOVID refutes Omoregie’s claims to palliatives donated to Oredo

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Private Sectors Coalition Against COVID-19 CACOVID) has reacted to a report by the Independent Television, Benin, Edo state, which showed Dr Omoregie Ogbeide Ihama, the member representing Oredo...

Sat Sep 26th, 2020     Read More →

‘Finding hubby is one of the most important stories in my writing career’

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Tunde Leye Though a partner and director at Africa-focused research firm, SBM Intelligence and also co-founder of Fintech firm, Credequity, Tunde Leye is a writer, stage play producer and...

Sat Sep 26th, 2020     Read More →

Flood: Kebbi SEMA establishes IDP camps

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Alhaji Sani Dododo, the Chairman, Kebbi State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) on Thursday said government had established Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps across the state as a result...

Thu Sep 24th, 2020     Read More →

Boko Haram Commander, family surrender to troops in Borno

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Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche Photo: twitter The Defence Headquarters says a high profile Boko Haram Commander has surrendered to Nigerian troops during clearance operations in...

Thu Sep 24th, 2020     Read More →

Zazzau kingmakers shop for new emir

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kingmakers of Zazzau Emirate have started searching for a successor to the late Shehu Idris who died on Sunday at the age of 84. To pick the 19th Emir of Zazzau, the kingmakers have gone into...

Wed Sep 23rd, 2020     Read More →

Rising food prices in North send scary signal

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Nigeria seems to be plunging a new dimension of economic crisis as food inflation reached a new high in northern regions, hitherto considered the food basket of the country. The North consistently...

Wed Sep 23rd, 2020     Read More →

APC leaders meet Buhari as Obasanjo, others hail Edo poll

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Following the defeat of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the Edo State Governorship Election on Saturday, the Chairman of the APC National Caretaker Committee, Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe...

Tue Sep 22nd, 2020     Read More →

Water poverty in Nigeria: effects and impacts of COVID-19

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The year 2020 will be remembered as the ‘Quarantine year’, the year millions of people around the world had to remain indoors for several months, with over 700 thousand people dead as...

Mon Sep 21st, 2020     Read More →

Northern states may reopen schools before Oct. 30 – commissioners

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The Commissioners of Education in the 19 Northern States, say they may reopen schools before October 30, but subject to approval of their respective state governors. The commissioners made this...

Sun Sep 20th, 2020     Read More →

Boko Haram destroys 47,615 houses, health centres, others in Borno

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Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State has said that Boko Haram torched 47,615 houses, classrooms and municipal buildings in the last decade. The over decade terrorism has also claimed 32,000...

Sun Sep 20th, 2020     Read More →

CACOVID flags off palliative distribution to states in Nigeria

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A vast majority of people have been hit devastatingly by the coronavirus pandemic, most especially the vulnerable whom disruption to their daily livelihood has a huge and significant impact on...

Fri Sep 18th, 2020     Read More →

CACOVID rolls out palliative measures, plans to feed 1.7 million households

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The crippling effect of the coronavirus has been felt not only in Nigeria alone but the world over, as the coronavirus razed through economies destroying the lives and livelihoods of individuals. ...

Fri Sep 18th, 2020     Read More →