Latest Stories in Yobe

 

NPFL week 18 review: Lobi Stars edge Kano Pillars as Enyimba extend unbeaten run

Comments

Table toppers, Lobi Stars Football Club on Sunday underlined their 2017/2018 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) title credentials by edging a tightly-contested encounter against 10-man...

Sun Apr 22nd, 2018     Read More →

Go Round FC hold back Kwara United

Comments

Kwara United Football Club’s upward climb on the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) table suffered another setback on Sunday in Ilorin, after a 1-1 draw with visiting Go Round...

Mon Apr 23rd, 2018     Read More →

Invasion of Senate/theft of Mace: Senate, House to decide Omo-Agege’s fate

Comments

STRONG indications have emerged that following the invasion of the Senate by hoodlums last Wednesday and the snatching of its now recovered mace, the Senate and the House of Representatives will...

Sun Apr 22nd, 2018     Read More →

Buhari’s candidacy divided ACF in 2015 –  Tanko Yakasai

Comments

Elder statesman, Alhaji Tanko Yakasai, in this interview, passed a vote of no confidence on President Muhammadu Buhari, saying there is nothing on the ground to convince him that things would be...

Sat Apr 21st, 2018     Read More →

Security challenges loom over Buhari’s re-election bid

Comments

Muhammadu Buhari’s pledge to end Boko Haram’s Islamist insurgency in northeast Nigeria played a large part in his 2015 presidential election victory.Nigeria’s President Muhammadu...

Sat Apr 21st, 2018     Read More →

Bill on sequence of elections suffers set back in Senate

Comments

By Henry Umoru ABUJA-THERE was sharp division among senators on Wednesday over moves to reorder sequence of the 2019 general elections after Presidential veto on the earlier one proposed by the...

Thu Apr 19th, 2018     Read More →

Reps drop change of electoral sequence bill

Comments

By Henry Umoru & Levinus Nwabughiogu ABUJA—House of Representatives, yesterday, dropped the change of electoral sequence bill sponsored by Edward Gyang Pwajok from Plateau State and...

Thu Apr 19th, 2018     Read More →

Update : Omo- Agege’s thugs storm Senate Chamber, run away with the Mace

Comments

Slug: Breaking: *** As Senate gets another mace, resumes plenary *** This Senate will not be intimidated, Ekweremadu By Henry Umoru ABUJA- THUGS Wednesday morning stormed the Senate, caused...

Wed Apr 18th, 2018     Read More →

Elechi blames squandered scoring chances for Go Round’s troubles

Comments

Go Round FC of Omoku, a sub-urban in Rivers State is still going round the top flight of Nigeria’s elite league less sure footedly than their fans would desire. Ngozi Elechi Perched on the...

Tue Apr 17th, 2018     Read More →

Chibok girls: Four years and counting

Comments

That abduction, which tripped off worldwide protests and hash tag campaign #BringBackOurGirls, emboldened the terrorists who have used the abductees as bargaining chips. Many of the girls escaped...

Tue Apr 17th, 2018     Read More →

Methodist advocates quick resolution of herdsmen, farmers’ clashes

Comments

By Sam Eyoboka THE Methodist Church Nigeria has called on the Federal Government to address the herdsmen/farmers’ crisis across the country. In a communique by Synod Secretary, Very Rev....

Mon Apr 16th, 2018     Read More →

Nigerian referees capable of officiating at world cup finals, retired FIFA ref says

Comments

Abubakar Ago, a retired FIFA licensed referee has said that the country’s referees are capable of officiating at the FIFA World Cup finals if given the opportunity. Ago, who is also the...

Mon Apr 16th, 2018     Read More →

Rescue of Chibok girls, Leah Sharibu, a must — Saraki

Comments

ABUJA—President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has called for concerted efforts by governments, security agencies, religious and community leaders, to rescue the remaining 112 Chibok...

Mon Apr 16th, 2018     Read More →

Chibok: There’s something wrong with a nation twice beaten – Tunde Bakare

Comments

…Demands release of Leah Sharibu By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA – As Nigerians pensively remember the abduction of 276 school girls in Chibok, Borno state, four years ago, Senior Pastor of the...

Sun Apr 15th, 2018     Read More →

Vigils, marches, prayers for fourth anniversary of Chibok kidnap

Comments

Parents of the missing Chibok schoolgirls on Saturday marked the fourth anniversary of their daughters’ kidnapping by Boko Haram, renewing calls for their release and thousands of others...

Sat Apr 14th, 2018     Read More →