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DAMATURU – A fire on Thursday burnt the residence of the Yobe State Commissioner of Finance, Mohammed Samaila Nguru, where he and his family live. According to an eye witness' account the family escaped unhurt while their documents, clothes and food were gutted by the fire. Despair has taken ...
The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) on Friday, endorsed the medical reform programmes of the Yobe Government, aimed at effective healthcare delivery. Prof. ... “We are optimistic that with the reform programmes in the health sector, Yobe will be a centre of medical tourism in Nigeria,” he said.

The extremist group, however, continued its violent campaign in the northeast, particularly in Borno and some parts of Yobe and Adamawa states. ... On January 17 the Nigerian air force carried out an airstrike on a settlement for displaced people in Rann, Borno State, killing approximately 234 people ...
When contacted, the Director, Search and Rescue, Yobe SEMA, Alhaji Garba Bilal, explained that the camp initially had 4,011 Persons. He said, but with the reduction of insurgency, a large number of IDPs had returned, leaving 1,296 persons. Bilal said that the camp was fully funded by the state ...
As of 31st March, 133 cases of Acute Watery Diarrhea (AWD) with 12 deaths (a case fatality rate of 9%) were reported in Bade and Yusufari LGAs of Yobe State. Laboratory tests confirmed the presence of cholera. WASH and health partners - including UNICEF, WHO, VCM, MSF Spain, State Ministry of ...
He added: "Senator Bukar and Honourable Karasuwa participated in the distribution in Yobe State and other lawmakers in other states too. The problems might be communication gap", he added. Earlier, representatives of State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) from Yobe, Bauchi, Taraba and ...

The federal government immediately deployed the Nigerian Airforce and other security agencies to search for the schoolgirls and ensure their return, even though the governor of Yobe State, Ibrahim Gaidam, had blamed the Nigerian soldiers for having removed a military checkpoint from the town.
The UNICEF Chief Field Officer said the 940,000 acutely malnourished children should not be let down in the conflict affected states of Borno, Adamawa and Yobe, stating that the malnourished children are dependent on good judgement, sound policies and quick action for them to survive and thrive.
The Yobe State Commissioner for Health declared a cholera outbreak in Nigeria's Bade Local Government Area (LGA) in early April. Health ... cash-based or in-kind emergency food assistance to an estimated 1.2 million people in northeastern Nigeria's Adamawa, Borno, and Yobe states during the month.
The Governor of Yobe State, Ibrahim Geidam, has said his state did not receive any relief material from the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) for over a year despite being affected by insurgency. The governor revealed this in a letter delivered to the House of Representatives committee on ...
“This furniture loans is revolving one and only those who have not benefitted, are to be granted to furnish one's house in any part of the state”, Abubakar said. He further disclosed that the loan is in categories, with the Chief Executive Officers of parastatals and boards to get N1 million each, while workers on ...
Total number of suspected cholera cases reported in Yobe state since the inception of the outbreak is 343, with a total of 15 associated deaths (CFR 4.4%). 327 cases have been reported in Bade (with 6 affected wards), ten cases in Karasuwa (3 affected ward), three cases in Yusufari (2 affected wards), two ...
Nigerian Young man arrested recently for keeping an Afro hair In Yobe State, Fined N600 (Photos). According to trending report, a young man was arrested recently for keeping an Afro hair. This is the question being asked by Nigerian internet users following the recent clampdown by security operatives on ...
Nigeria Health Sector Dashboard Adamawa, Borno and Yobe States (Jan - Mar 2018). Infographic. from World Health Organization, Health Cluster. Published on 31 Mar 2018 — View Original · preview · Download PDF (136.76 KB) ...
Thirteen people have died of cholera in the northeast Nigerian state of Yobe in the past week, the state health commissioner said Friday, blaming the outbreak on contaminated water. Yobe is among the three states worst-hit by the Boko Haram insurgency, with many people living in camps where they lack ...
Yobe State is a typical dry savannah region like most Northeastern states, except in the southern part of the state which has a milder climate. ... but it has many similarities with towns of northern Nigeria- people are mostly farmers using their vast land and living simple lives with strong community bond. Yobe ...
The National Union of Yobe State Students (NUYOSS) has called on the federal government to stop the attacks on educational institutions in the state. The President of the Union, Comrade Hassan Musa El-badawi, told a press conference yesterday in Damaturu, that attacks on Yobe schools since the ...

Irrigation farmers in Yobe State say the state can provide at least 40 per cent of Nigeria's food needs, if the partnership between the Yobe government and MardiCorp, a Malaysian firm ... They also indicated their interest to partner the state government in the project, especially in its special irrigation scheme.
... negotiate the release of 110 girls abducted by the Boko Haram insurgents from Government Girls Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe State is hardly surprising, considering that the option is perhaps the safest for the students, three weeks after their abduction. Still, it does not reduce the despair of Nigerians ...
President Muhammadu Buhari is expected in Yobe State on Wednesday, as part of his visit to states affected by Boko Haram attacks and ... Amid calls from Nigerians and international bodies, including the United Nations and the United States for the rescue of the missing girls, President Buhari explained ...
President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Damaturu, the Yobe State capital where he was received by the governor of the state. Mr. Buhari left Maiduguri, the Borno State, at about 12 noon on board a Nigerian Air Force chopper alongside the Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima; and the presidential ...
He was received by the Governor of Yobe State, Ibrahim Geidam. Buhari is visiting the state three weeks after gunmen believed to be Boko Haram abducted 110 schoolgirls at Dapchi, a village 101km away from Damaturu. He is expected to fly to Dapchi where he is to hold a town-hall meeting with parents ...
LGA profiles comprise of summary of needs, gaps and response highlights (2017) per key LGA for each States, in the field of camps, shelter and NFI needs. Information provided is not exhaustive and based on specific time of assessments and information available at a T-time. The profiles provide a ...
The sect has presented itself as the solution to the shortcomings of the Nigerian state, both material and moral. In the absence of other economic, social and political opportunities, young men, and some women, are drawn in. Development is desperately needed in the north-east; but that, of course, requires ...
"The governors of Adamawa, Borno and Yobe states, to Nigerians and interested observers, as criminal aloof, and distant from a situation that is ... the territorial integrity of Nigeria, bombing and killing innocent citizens and the recent abduction of over 110 schoolgirls in Dapchi, Yobe State, which has now ...
"He will visit Taraba, and subsequently Benue, Yobe, Zamfara and Rivers States, " wrote Femi Adesina, special adviser to Buhari. Meanwhile, a Nigerian lawyer who has worked as mediator between the group and the government claimed Friday that a Boko Haram faction had contacted her about the ...
In a chat with newsmen in Lagos on Sunday, Osinbajo said: “Let me say it first that no amount of condolence can compensate for the loss of life, whether in Calabar, Mambilla or Benue or where people were killed in Adamawa or Zamfara, any of these states. ”Benue killing is one set of killing far too ...
The Presidency, through the spokesperson for President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, has a message for those it says are jubilating, for political reason, over the abduction of over 100 schoolgirls in Dapchi, Yobe State: You are enemies of Nigeria. Adesina fielded questions ...
The security system also has poor ingenuity in Nigeria. ... The government, particularly the Yobe state government, I'm very sure collected security votes and security which is the paramount thing that is meant to be provided by any good and right ... This is a big failure on the path of the state government.
A Nigerian lawmaker, Mr Goni Abubakar has said the 110 girls abducted by Boko Haram from their school in Dapchi town on February 19 are still within the territory of Yobe, the state they were kidnapped from. The lawmaker claimed the girls are being kept in Bulabulin, Yunusari Local Government Area of ...
Adequate market stocks and supplies of some staple food commodities (red beans, peanuts, imported rice and local rice) have contributed to price stability and in some cases a decrease in most of the monitored markets of Borno and Yobe States when compared to the past three months potentially ...
The Nigerian security apparatus is doing all it takes to rescue the over 100 schoolgirls abducted by suspected Boko Haram terrorists in the northeastern Yobe ... The presidency reported that the Nigeria Air Force (NAF) chief, Chief of Air Staff Abubakar Sadique had relocated to Yobe State to personally ...
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to show true “leadership by visiting troubled Dapchi, Yobe state.” ... “Nigerians are worried that he has now allowed himself to be holed in the safety and luxury of the presidential villa while citizens are being slaughtered and ...
The kidnap of 110 students from a school in Yobe State is a “national disgrace”, a CNN anchor and correspondent, Isha Sesay, has said. Last Monday, in a raid similar to the attack that led to the abduction of over 200 schoolgirls in Chibok on 14 April 2014, Nigeria's dreaded terrorist group had stormed ...
One hundred and ten girls remain unaccounted for following an attack on a school in the town of Dapchi in the northeastern Nigerian state of Yobe, the ... Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday called the abduction of scores of girls from a school in the northeast by the Islamist militant group Boko ...
Dozens of schoolgirls are still unaccounted for days after suspected Boko Haram fighters attacked their school in northeast Nigeria. The Yobe state government issued a statement on Thursday that retracted an earlier one that some of the missing girls had been rescued by the military. "We have now ...
Some of the schoolgirls missing after a militant attack on a boarding school in northern Nigeria have been rescued by the military, officials say. ... In a statement, the Yobe state government said an unspecified number of girls had been rescued from the "terrorists who abducted them" and were now with the ...
@yermiefash has technically defeated Boko Haram, in fact the Nigerian army have taken over sambisa forest, yet Boko Haram keeps kidnapping people and the Buhari government keeps paying millions of $ as ransom. Another 94 students are missing after Boko Haram attack in Yobe State. @mrFtWe ...
In the aftermath of the abduction of 110 schoolgirls in Dapchi in Yobe State, the Nigerian Government has directed the police and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) to immediately deploy personnel to all the schools in Yobe state.The girls were abducted on February 19 in what looks ...
But Yobe state commissioner for education Alhaji Mohammed Lamin tells DW Adrian Kriesch that the parents refused to work with state authorities in finding the girls. DW: The attack on the school happened on Monday evening. What can you tell us at this point in time, is there a clear number now as to how ...
The militants arrived Monday evening in the town of Dapchi in Nigeria's Yobe state, sending many fleeing into the surrounding bush amid the hail of gunfire. While Nigeria's president has called the girls' disappearances a "national disaster," local officials at first falsely indicated that some of those abducted were rescued ...
This image taken from video shows the exterior of Government Girls Science and Tech College in Dapchi, Yobe State, Nigeria on Thursday Feb. 22, 2018. Parents in northern Nigeria say more than 100 girls are still missing three days after suspected Boko Haram extremists attacked their school.
But Yobe state commissioner for education Alhaji Mohammed Lamin tells DW Adrian Kriesch that the parents refused to work with state authorities in finding the girls. DW: The attack on the school happened on Monday evening. What can you tell us at this point in time, is there a clear number now as to how ...
Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, yesterday expressed concern over the reported abduction of 94 pupils of the Government Girls Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe State, appealing to the federal government to ensure that the remaining girls are found and stop lying to Nigerians that the Boko Haram ...
Another report yesterday revealed that other girls were rescued by the army at Jilli-Muwarti, a border village between Gaidam in Yobe state and Borno State . But reports emerged Thursday that none of the girls was rescued. Reacting to the development, Aisha said the conflicting reports on the abduction of ...
Dozens of schoolgirls are still unaccounted for days after suspected Boko Haram fighters attacked their school in northeast Nigeria. The Yobe state government issued a statement on Thursday that retracted an earlier one that some of the missing girls had been rescued by the military. "We have now ...
This year, Yobe State has also recorded ten cases of the disease with three deaths. The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, had earlier this year warned Nigerians of the possible outbreak of the disease and explained that the government cannot afford to vaccinate everyone in the country. Menigitis is a ...
News of the latest abduction of schoolgirls in a war ravaged northeast region of Nigeria, arrives four years after 276 schoolgirls were abducted from their hostel in Chibok, Borno State—a kidnap saga that sparked global outrage, spawned social media hashtags and daily sit-ins by the Bring Back Our Girls ...
“We have commenced our engagement with the government of Nigeria to establish a youth employability, innovation and entrepreneurship development programme which will run from this year ... Bwalia added that the programme would be implemented in Adamawa, Borno, Benue, Edo and Yobe States.
The Minister of Education, Mr. Adamu Adamu, stated this at a one-day national dialogue on safety and security of schools in Nigeria, organised by Women ... This is coming on the heels of the attack on a school in Yobe state by insurgents and the alleged kidnap of 90 female students of the school.


 

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