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APC's Doguwa wins Kano rerun

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Former majority leader of the house of representatives, Alhassan Ado Doguwa has won Saturday rerun of his Doguwa/Tudun Wada Federal constituency. The candidate of the ruling All Progressives...

Sun Jan 26th, 2020     Read More →

Troops foil Boko Haram attempt to bomb & kill hundreds of IDPs in Borno

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Kindly Share This Story:…rescue 5 humanitarian workers, Kill 14 terrorists …Kill 2 bandits in North West, rescue 13 kidnap victims Rescued women and children By Kingsley Omonobi In...

Sun Jan 26th, 2020     Read More →

Lawan insists National Assembly not rubber stamp

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Senate President Ahmad Lawan has again dismissed the insinuation that the ninth National Assembly is a rubber-stamp legislature. Lawan said this at the Dutse Airport in Jigawa State on his way to...

Sat Jan 25th, 2020     Read More →

17 soldiers killed in fresh Boko Haram attack, scores abducted

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Kindly Share This Story: Over 17 soldiers have been reportedly killed in an attack on Friday and Saturday by Boko Haram insurgents on Bama-Gwoza highway. It was gathered that the attack was...

Mon Jan 20th, 2020     Read More →

KEDCO losses N52bn revenue in 2019

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The Managing Director, Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO), Alhaji Jamilu Gwamna, says the company had lost energy supplied to it by regulators worth about N52 billion in 2019. Gwamna...

Mon Jan 20th, 2020     Read More →

Bulama set to emerge APC national secretary

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Barring last minutes changes, Waziri Bulama may emerge the National Secretary of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), at least in acting capacity for now. The Guardian learnt that Governor...

Mon Jan 20th, 2020     Read More →

Aid workers: UN calls for release of remaining hostages in terrorists’ den

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Kindly Share This Story:Boko Haram fighters By Victoria Ojeme United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, Mr Edward Kallon says the UN is relieved over the release of the aid workers...

Thu Jan 16th, 2020     Read More →

Release of abducted aid workers: UN concerned about other civilians abducted by Boko Haram

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Kindly Share This Story:Boko Haram fighters By Victoria Ojeme United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, Mr Edward Kallon says the UN is relieved over the release of the aid workers...

Thu Jan 16th, 2020     Read More →

Yobe government constitutes 11-man committee on minimum wage

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Yobe government has constituted an 11-man committee for the implementation of the minimum wage in the state. Alhaji Muhammad Nura, acting Head of Service, disclosed this in a statement issued on...

Mon Jan 13th, 2020     Read More →

No mutiny disposition among troops of 159 battalion – Army

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The Nigerian Army has described as false report that its troops deployed at Geidam in Yobe, allegedly threatened to abandon their duty post over neglect by military authorities. Col. Aminu...

Fri Jan 10th, 2020     Read More →

Army reopens Yobe markets after Boko Haram attacks

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Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Buratai (left) and Yobe governor, Mai Mala Buni after a closed-door meeting yesterday on the security situation in the state.<br />The markets in...

Fri Jan 10th, 2020     Read More →

Pregnant mother, three daughters die in Yobe fire

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A pregnant mother, Halima Umar, and three of her children have been killed in a fire incident that occurred in their apartment in Damaturu, the Yobe State capital. The cause of the inferno, which...

Thu Jan 9th, 2020     Read More →

UNDP, Borno disengage civilian JTF with entrepreneurial skills

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The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in collaboration with Borno State Ministry of Justice, has disengaged 190 members of Civilian JTF, after acquiring skills in entrepreneurship and...

Thu Jan 9th, 2020     Read More →

Mother, 3 daughters perish in Yobe fire

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The Yobe State Fire Service has confirmed that a mother and her three daughters were killed in a fire incident on Tuesday night at Red Bricks Quarters, on Maiduguri Road, Damaturu. Damaturu Fire...

Wed Jan 8th, 2020     Read More →

Abuja pledges more infrastructure for Yobe

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Yobe State Governor, Mai Mala Buni (right), presenting a Sword of Honour to the Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, during a reception to honour the Senate President and the Minister of State for...

Mon Dec 30th, 2019     Read More →