Latest Stories in Yobe

 

NYSC: National service or national scam?

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By Olatunde Akinyemi It is the pride of most parents to see their wards all dressed up in khaki and boots. A symbol that the child has scaled through tertiary education, and successfully served...

Sun Oct 28th, 2018     Read More →

Flood destroys over 100,000 hectares of rice farms in Jigawa – RIFAN

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Alhaji Adamu Maigoro, Chairman, Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN), Jigawa Chapter, on Friday said the recent flooding in the state destroyed over 100,000 hectares of rice farms. File:...

Fri Oct 26th, 2018     Read More →

2 officers of NSCDC nabbed over pipleline vandalisation

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By Emma Nnadozie, Crime Editor Two officials of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, have been arrested by members of the Inspector General of Police Special Task Force on Petroleum,...

Fri Oct 26th, 2018     Read More →

Yobe rehabilitates, upgrades 7 schools with N3.5bn

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By Michael Eboh Governor Ibrahim Gaidam of Yobe State, yesterday, disclosed that the state has spent N3.5 billion on renovation, rehabilitation and upgrade of seven secondary schools to reverse...

Fri Oct 26th, 2018     Read More →

North constitutes 69% of children without access to education —UNICEF

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By Joseph Erunke ABUJA—THE United Nations Children Education Fund, UNICEF, has said 69 percent of children without access to basic education in Nigeria were from the northern partof the...

Fri Oct 26th, 2018     Read More →

Security: NSCDC deploys personnel to govt schools in Yobe

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The Yobe Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) said it had deployed its personnel to provide more security in government schools across the state. NSCDC Mr Ayinla Olowo,...

Wed Oct 24th, 2018     Read More →

Security: NSCDC deploys personnel to govt schools in Yobe

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The Yobe Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) said it had deployed its personnel to provide more security in government schools across the state. Mr Ayinla Olowo, the...

Wed Oct 24th, 2018     Read More →

Global Terrorism : Women group petitions Trump, demands protection from Boko Haram  

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A group of women, under the umbrella of Africa Arise for Change Network, has petitioned the United State President, Donald Trump over continued attack on women by terrorists. The group however...

Tue Oct 23rd, 2018     Read More →

Organisation distributes goats to displaced families in north-east

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The Victims Support Fund (VSF) on Tuesday began distribution of 1, 600 goats to 1, 000 families displaced by Boko Haram insurgency in the northeast. Goats VSF is a knowledge-driven and...

Tue Oct 23rd, 2018     Read More →

Hard to explain that Leah is now a slave!

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•Abducted Dapchi girl’s father confused after Boko Haram kills two aid workers By Sam Eyoboka Who can snatch the plunder of war from the hands of a warrior? Who can demand that a...

Sun Oct 21st, 2018     Read More →

FG reintegrates 254 ex-Boko Haram members, 3 foreigners – Army

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Yola – No fewer than 254 surrendered and repented Boko Haram sect members were reintegrated by the Federal Government. Some of the Boko Haram members who surrendered recently. The military...

Sat Oct 20th, 2018     Read More →

Type 2 Polio virus discovered in Bauchi – WHO

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By Charles Agwam – Bauchi World Health Organisation (WHO) has confirmed the discovery of a type-2 polio virus in Bauchi capital, the State Coordinator of World Health Organization, Dr. Adamu...

Sat Oct 20th, 2018     Read More →

Aid Workers’ Killings: ActionAid calls on FG to promptly rescue Loksha, Sharibu, others

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By Gabriel Ewepu ABUJA- AN international humanitarian organization, ActionAid Nigeria, yesterday, called on the Federal Government, to promptly rescue of Alice Loksha, Leah Sharibu, and others...

Fri Oct 19th, 2018     Read More →

NEC direct Govs to declare state of emergency on education

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—-Keep mute on Minimum Wage —-As govs back Buhari’s veto on Paris Club to States By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – THE National Economic Council, NEC, has directed the 36...

Thu Oct 18th, 2018     Read More →

BBOG protests Boko Haram’s execution of Liman

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…ISIS may already be running operations in Nigeria—Expert By Emma Nnadozie, Gabriel Ewepu, Boluwaji Obahopo & Yinka Ajayi Members of the #BringBackOurGirls, BBOG, yesterday,...

Thu Oct 18th, 2018     Read More →