Latest Stories in Yobe

 

Backlash as Embassy calls Leah’s mother’s emotional story in the US falsehood

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By Sam Eyoboka One year and four months after 110 Nigerian girls were kidnapped by Islamic State in West Africa or the Islamic State’s West Africa Province (ISWA or ISWAP), formerly known...

Sun Jul 7th, 2019     Read More →

Insurgency: UN mission rallies support for Nigeria

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Insurgency: The UN Interagency Standing Committee (IASC) says the humanitarian crisis in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe needs renewed support in the face of the recent upsurge in violence and growing...

Sat Jul 6th, 2019     Read More →

DIRECT ALLOCATION:  Hurdles before local councils

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•Undemocratic LGs to know fate Monday •Governors carried out civilian coup against councils – Agbakoba •12 states yet to conduct council polls By Clifford Ndujihe FIVE weeks...

Sat Jul 6th, 2019     Read More →

What the weather will be like on Friday -NiMet

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Abuja – Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted more influx of moisture into the country for Friday. NiMet NiMet`s “Weather Outlook“ on Thursday in Abuja predicted...

Thu Jul 4th, 2019     Read More →

Atiku, PDP kick-start case against Buhari, tenders 5197 exhibits from Niger, Yobe

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By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA – Full-blown legal fireworks commenced before the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja on Thursday, as the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and...

Thu Jul 4th, 2019     Read More →

Buhari Support Organisation adopts Bulama as APC National Secretary

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The Buhari Support Organisation (BSO), has adopted Mr Waziri Bulama as its preferred candidate for the position of National Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC). BSO stated this in a...

Thu Jul 4th, 2019     Read More →

Troops repel fresh Boko Haram insurgents attack in Borno

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The Nigerian Army on Thursday said its troops successfully repelled fresh attack coordinated by Boko Haram insurgents, on the 212 Tank Battalion at Gajigana in Nganzai Local Government Area of...

Thu Jul 4th, 2019     Read More →

KIF: El-Rufai’s bold move to tackle Nigeria’s leadership challenge

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Chinua Achebe, Nigeria’s award winning novelist, in his book `The trouble with Nigeria’, declared that the populous black nation’s problem was `simply and squarely a failure of...

Thu Jul 4th, 2019     Read More →

Buhari Support Organization endorses Bulama as APC National Secretary

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By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA: The Buhari Support Organization BSO, an umbrella body for all campaign groups of President Muhammadu Buhari has endorsed the candidature of Arc. Waziri Bulama for the post...

Thu Jul 4th, 2019     Read More →

Biafra Presidency: No going back, I’ll be sworn in on July 30 – Onwuka

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..What I discussed with Buhari By Chinedu Adonu ENUGU – SELF-ACCLAIMED Biafran president, Barr. Benjamin Onwuka has renewed his agitation for Biafra barely 24 hours after he was released...

Wed Jul 3rd, 2019     Read More →

Insecurity: FG accuses Leah Sharibu’s mother, others of ‘falsehood’

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The Nigerian embassy in Washington, D.C., has frowned at a recent event in the U.S. capital where some “victims” of terrorism and farmers/herders conflict in northern Nigeria made...

Mon Jul 1st, 2019     Read More →

9th Assembly not a ‘rubber stamp’ of the Executive – Waziri

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The Chairman, House of Representatives ad hoc Committee on Media, Rep. Khadijat Waziri (APC-Yobe), has said that the 9th Assembly “will not be a rubber stamp” for the Executive Arm of...

Sun Jun 30th, 2019     Read More →

For and Against the All Progressives Congress (1)

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Douglas Anele The All Progressives Congress (APC), which is the ruling party in Nigeria presently, was formed on 6 February 2015 in anticipation of the 2015 general elections. The party projected...

Sun Jun 30th, 2019     Read More →

Towards ending the killing spree by herdsmen

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By Emmanuel Onwubiko NOT long ago when a global terrorists index was issued by international experts on terrorism and the threats terrorists pose to world’s peace, the Nigerian version of...

Mon Jun 24th, 2019     Read More →

Worrying warnings

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The British Foreign and Commonwealth Office, FCO, has just issued one of its periodic recommendations for those who wish to travel to Nigeria…which it regards as a hotbed of violent...

Fri Jun 21st, 2019     Read More →