Latest Stories in Yobe

 

Saraki orders Clerk to re-arrange seats

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…Senate in rowdy session over sitting arrangement as Saraki stops Akpabio By Henry Umoru ABUJA—FOR more than 30 minutes, yesterday, the Senate was in rowdy session over sitting...

Thu Oct 18th, 2018     Read More →

We’ve invested N2.7trn on infrastructure — FG

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ABUJA—The Federal Government has spent a total of N2.7 trillion on infrastructure development across the country. Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, disclosed this in...

Thu Oct 18th, 2018     Read More →

Hauwa Liman’s father hails late daughter’s humanitarian work

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The father of Hauwa Liman a young midwife executed by Boko Haram has blasted the jihadists for killing his daughter, hailing on Wednesday the “immense help” she gave to her community...

Wed Oct 17th, 2018     Read More →

We have invested N2.7trn on infrastructure – FG

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By Emmanuel Elebeke The federal government says it has spent a total of N2.7trillion on infrastructural development across the country. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai...

Wed Oct 17th, 2018     Read More →

Red Cross in fresh appeal to Boko Haram to free Leah Sharibu, Alice Loksha

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The International Committee of the Red Cross has made a fresh appeal to Boko Haram to release the two remaining hostages being held by them: Alice Loksha, who was working for UNICEF and Leah...

Wed Oct 17th, 2018     Read More →

Execution of Khorsa, Liman: Outrage, as Red Cross, AI, others urge action from FG

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru, Sam Eyoboka, Levinus Nwabughiogu, Gabriel Ewepu & Luminous Jannamike ABUJA —Outrage, yesterday, trailed Monday’s execution of United Nations voluntary...

Wed Oct 17th, 2018     Read More →

NBS says prices of kerosene, gas increased in September

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Abuja – The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), said the average price per litre paid by consumers for National Household Kerosene increased to N297.28 in September from N288.75 recorded in...

Tue Oct 16th, 2018     Read More →

2019: 42 senators not returning, 67 battle for return bid

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA— AHEAD of the February 16, 2019 senatorial elections, strong indications have emerged that 42 of the 109 serving senators will not return to the chamber to resume for...

Tue Oct 16th, 2018     Read More →

FG did everything possible to save Hauwa – Lai Mohammed

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Boko Haram Executes Hauwa; Leah to live as slave The Nigerian Government has said it was shocked and saddened at the killing of another aid worker, Hauwa Mohammed Liman by Boko Haram on Monday,...

Mon Oct 15th, 2018     Read More →

Schools, Institutions, concerns, Seek reprieve on Lagos-Badagry expressway

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Stakeholders in the educational and business sectors in Lagos have called on government to expedite action on the rehabilitation of the Lagos-Badagry expressway, so as to alleviate the plight of...

Mon Oct 15th, 2018     Read More →

Two Nigerian soldiers killed in mine blasts

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Two Nigerian soldiers were killed and nine others wounded in two separate mine blasts in the northeast where troops are battling Boko Haram extremists, military and militia sources said...

Sun Oct 14th, 2018     Read More →

Nigerian troops foil Boko Haram attack on base

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Nigerian troops have foiled an attempt by Boko Haram fighters to overrun a military base in the restive northeast leaving six soldiers wounded, the army said on Saturday. Troops...

Sat Oct 13th, 2018     Read More →

We will leave no stone unturned to secure Leah, Aid workers’ release – FG

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By Emmanuel Elebeke The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has assured the families of kidnapped Dapchi schoolgirl Leah Sharibu and two abducted aid workers that the Federal...

Sat Oct 13th, 2018     Read More →

Leah Sharibu: Oboh calls for prayers

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The call by former Super Eagles defender, Emeka Ezeugo to sportsmen, both active and retired to press for the immediate release of Leah Sharibu by Boko Haram terrorists has received a strong...

Sat Oct 13th, 2018     Read More →

Lai Mohammed visits Leah’s mother

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By Sam Eyoboka EXACTLY 235 days after the Islamic fundamentalists group, Boko Haram abducted 110 schoolgirls from the Government Girls’ Science and Technical College (GGSTC), Dapchi, Yobe...

Sat Oct 13th, 2018     Read More →