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Police arrest 71 suspects for kidnap, rape in Borno

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The Borno Police Command has arrested 71 suspects for alleged kidnap, rape and procession of marijuana in various parts of the state. The arrests were made in the last five months, comprising...

Sat May 30th, 2020     Read More →

First aircraft lands at new Yobe International cargo airport

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Two aeroplanes, on Friday landed at the new International Cargo Airport in Damaturu, Yobe State, in a test run ahead of the official opening of the airport. The first plane with registration...

Fri May 29th, 2020     Read More →

WHO scales up support to fight COVID-19, as Borno discharges 135 patients

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Deputy Governor of Borno state, Hon. Usman Kadafur PHOTO:Twitter The World Health Organisation (WHO) Emergency Manager in Northeast, Dr Collins Owili has said that the UN health agency has been...

Fri May 29th, 2020     Read More →

Nigeria pays $11 million as ransom to kidnappers in four years

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The security architecture in Nigeria has once again come under the spotlight after a new report said the Nigerian Government and citizens have handed over N4 billion ($11 million) to kidnappers...

Thu May 28th, 2020     Read More →

Buni to test landing completed Yobe cargo airport

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Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe state; has said that ‘test landing’ of multi-billion naira Damaturu International Cargo Airport is slated for<br />PHOTO:Twitter Governor Mai Mala...

Wed May 27th, 2020     Read More →

Governor charge Muslims to imbibe lessons of Ramadan

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Some governors have tasked Muslims to learn and imbibe lessons of the Ramadan, while others, alongside the Emir of Ilorin, preach peace. Yobe State Governor Mai Mala Buni, in a statewide broadcast...

Mon May 25th, 2020     Read More →

Senate President distributes COVID-19 palliatives to Yobe residents

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Senator Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan PHOTO:Twitter The President of Senate, Sen. Ahmad Lawan, has distributed coronavirus (COVID-19) palliatives to about one million residents. The palliatives...

Thu May 21st, 2020     Read More →

Yobe legislator discharges from hospital, tests negative for COVID-19

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A legislator in the Yobe State House of Assembly; has been discharged from the State Specialists Hospital, Damaturu, the state capital, Hon. Lawan Inuwa , who represents Nguru Central...

Thu May 21st, 2020     Read More →

Airstrike neutralises terrorists in Yobe – DHQ

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The Defence Headquarters says the Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole (OPLD) on Monday neutralised scores of Boko Haram terrorists on the outskirts of Dapchi Town in Yobe. The Coordinator,...

Tue May 19th, 2020     Read More →

Drama as Bulama emerges acting APC scribe

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There was a mild drama yesterday as Waziri Bulama was sworn in as Acting National Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Bulama, who hails from Borno State, replaced Mai Mala Buni, who...

Tue May 19th, 2020     Read More →

I’ll take Boko Haram as in-law if Leah will be released, says Rebecca Sharibu

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Rebecca Sharibu. PHOTOS: CNN.com For a mother whose daughter has remained in captivity on account of refusal to renounce her faith, even after her fellow abductees have been set free, and who is...

Sat May 16th, 2020     Read More →

Yobe to probe 150 deaths in three towns

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Gombe Assembly summons task force over COVID-19 protests Yobe State Government has pledged to “investigate and ascertain” the death of over 150 people in Potiskum, Gashua and Nguru...

Mon May 11th, 2020     Read More →

Yobe to investigate cause of 150 deaths in one week

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Yobe State Health Commissioner, Mohammed Lawan Gana, has pledged to ‘investigate and ascertain’ the deaths of 150 people in Potiskum, Gashua and Nguru towns. According to him, the...

Sun May 10th, 2020     Read More →

‘Why Kano may not get N15b from FG’

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• Sacked commissioner tests positive for COVID-19 • Nobody died of pandemic in Yobe, says Buni Kano State’s demand of N15 billion from the Federal Government to manage the rising...

Fri May 8th, 2020     Read More →

Governor Buni says nobody died of COVID -19 in Yobe state

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Yobe state Governor Mai Mala Buni PHOTO:TwitterYobe state government has faulted news report of the mysterious death of no fewer than 100 persons due to ailments related to the Covid-19...

Thu May 7th, 2020     Read More →