Latest Stories in Yobe


MFIs, SMEs and challenges of financing


Data by Microfinance Barometer shows that 139.9 million borrowers benefited from the services of microfinance institutions (MFIs) in 2018 compared to 98 million borrowers reported 10 years earlier...

Mon Apr 5th, 2021     Read More →

Buni orders reopening of Yobe schools


[FILES] Mai Mala Buni. Photo: TWITTER/BUNIMEDIAYobe State Governor, Mai Mala Buni has ordered the reopening of boarding schools closed over the recent abduction of students. The reopening of...

Sun Apr 4th, 2021     Read More →

Easter: APC charges Nigerians to pray for Nation’s leaders


The All Progressives Congress (APC) has charged Nigerians to dedicate themselves to more prayers during this year’s Easter celebration to seek divine intervention and guidance for the...

Sat Apr 3rd, 2021     Read More →

NDLEA nabs Chadian Boko Haram drug supplier in Taraba, trans-border trafficker in Yobe


Suspected drug dealer •Recovers 477grammes of cocaine, heroin in Kaduna Barely a week after operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) arrested a 70-year-old Nigerien who...

Fri Apr 2nd, 2021     Read More →

NDLEA nabs another Chadian Boko Haram drug supplier in Taraba


Barely a week after operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, arrested a 70-year-old Nigerien who supplies Boko Haram and bandits illicit drugs; a 35-year-old Chadian who...

Thu Apr 1st, 2021     Read More →

Mala-Buni receives COVID-19 vaccine


Gov. Mai Mala-Buni of Yobe on Sunday in Damaturu received his first jab of Oxford AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine. The vaccine was administered to the governor by his personal physician, Dr. Mohammed...

Sun Mar 28th, 2021     Read More →

NALDA trains 269 soil doctors, extention workers in Borno State


Two hundred and sixty-nine soil doctors and agriculture extension workers have been awarded certificates and also given test kits to facilitate their field operations, in Maiduguri, the Borno...

Thu Mar 25th, 2021     Read More →

NCDC announces 96 new COVID-19 infections nationwide


The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced 96 new cases of COVID-19 late on Wednesday, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 162,178. x The NCDC, which made the...

Thu Mar 25th, 2021     Read More →

Why Nigeria gets dismal global rating, by Mohammed


Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has rationalised why Nigeria gets rated low on the Transparency International (TI) corruption perception index, attributing the development to...

Thu Mar 25th, 2021     Read More →

‘Leah Sharibu gives birth to second baby in Boko Haram captivity’


[FILES] Leah Sharibu in captivityThree years and five weeks since her abduction in Dapchi, Yobe State, a United States-based group, US-Nigeria Law Group, has lamented the plight of the abandoned...

Tue Mar 23rd, 2021     Read More →

Buhari receives Dimeji Bankole, Gbenga Daniel, APC members


President Muhammadu Buhari is currently receiving former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Dimeji Bankole, and former governor of Ogun State, Gbenga Daniel, who recently moved over to the...

Mon Mar 22nd, 2021     Read More →

Because of bandits


Of the 36 states in the country, we have 19 successor states to the Northern Region. That, if you do have some problems with simple arithmetic, translates into 19 state governors, also known as...

Fri Mar 19th, 2021     Read More →

Navy releases list of successful candidate for its DSSC 28 training [FULL LIST]


The Nigerian Navy has released the list of candidates who were successful in its Direct Short Service Commission Course 28 Selection Board. x Commodore for Chief of the Naval Staff Suleman Dahun...

Thu Mar 18th, 2021     Read More →

Osinbajo, Lawan, Buni hail Uzodimma’s performance one year after, inaugurate projects


[FILES] Osinbajo revalidates his APC Membership status in Ward One, Ikenne, Ogun State. Photo; TWITTER/NIGERIAGOVVice President Yemi Osinbajo, Senate President Ahmed Lawan, Governor of Yobe...

Tue Mar 16th, 2021     Read More →

Insecurity must end to restore peace in North East— CDS


The Chief of Defence Staff, Maj-Gen. Lucky Irabor has said all insecurity issues within Operation Lafiya Dole must come to an end. The over a decade-long Boko Haram insurgency has claimed 36,000...

Sun Mar 14th, 2021     Read More →