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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 →

People living with leprosy in Borno, Yobe seek govt. assistance

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A leper Some people living with leprosy in Borno and Yobe on Monday appealed to the government for healthcare services, rehabilitation, and disability care, among other things. The people, Malam...

Tue Oct 29th, 2019     Read More →

In Borno State, insecurity, poverty, driving malnutrition

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By Chioma Obinna All over the world, it is believed that children are the future and leaders of a nation but can that be said of Ayuba Usman and thousands of children in Borno, Yobe and...

Tue Oct 29th, 2019     Read More →

We employed prayer warriors to pray for firefighting trucks ― Huan, FFS spokesperson

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Ugo Huan Deputy Superintendent of Fire, DSF Ugo Huan is the Public Relations Officer of the Federal Fire Service, FFS. In this brief chat with Omeiza Ajayi, she speaks on the efforts of the...

Mon Oct 28th, 2019     Read More →

Lawan makes case for bi-cameral legislature in Nigeria

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President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Monday, made a case for Nigeria to maintain a bi-cameral legislature consisting of the Senate and House of Representatives as presently constituted. ...

Mon Oct 28th, 2019     Read More →

Our leaders eat on behalf of the people

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By Owei Lakemfa As a Nigerian, I worry a lot about the army of beggars and the hungry on the streets. I reflect a lot on the saying that if the poor have nothing to eat, they will eat the...

Mon Oct 28th, 2019     Read More →

Lawan launches free medical outreach in Yobe

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President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan Senate President, Dr Ahmad Lawan, has flagged off free medical outreach and mass animal vaccination in his Yobe North Senatorial District of Yobe...

Sun Oct 27th, 2019     Read More →