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Nigeria: Military Warns North East Residents Not to Habour Fleeing Boko Haram terrorists ... In particular, residents of Adamawa, Borno and Yobe States as well as those along the escape routes around the fringes of Sambisa forest were advised to call the army Call Center Number, 193 if the see or hear ...
With a record 82 percent budget implementation rate by the Yobe State government - and more in the lived reality of the people's lives - 2017 will go ... The recession depleted the nation's revenue earning and meant that many states across the country, at some point, were unable to meet certain basic ...

Newly-promoted Nigeria Premier League side Yobe Desert Stars have allegedly been hit by financial crisis resulting in the team's failure to participate ... The Yobe State government-owned club were second in the Northern Conference of the NNL last season, which earned them promotion to the Nigerian ...
The Nigeria army has revealed that Boko Haram has recruiters all over the country, especially in the Northeast, adding that the group's clearing house for such recruitment is at Potiskum in Yobe State. Potiskum, a local government in Yobe State about 234 kilometres from Maiduguri, the Boko Haram ...
''Yobe State government under the leadership of Alhaji Ibrahim Gaidam remains committed to the welfare of workers in and out of service,'' he said. The director-general expressed commitment of the state government to payment of gratuities and pensions to retired and families of deceased civil servants in ...
The Islamic State faction of Boko Haram on Friday said it was responsible for a late December attack on Nigerian army barracks, claiming it killed nine ... by the Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) that it had orchestrated the raid on army barracks in the town of Kanamma in northeast Yobe State, ...

... 300 operational vehicles presented to various security agencies by the Yobe State government in the fight against Boko Haram. The 24 vehicles were displayed during the presentation with the Governor announcing twenty for the Nigeria army while four are to be given to the Vigilante Group in the state.
Lagos - The Yobe State government has given soft loans to residents who want to venture into business and others who are already small business owner in the state. Adamu Talba, the state commissioner for commerce, disclosed this to INDEPENDENT in an interview on Monday. However, he said that ...
The Nigerian army said on Thursday it rescued one of the kidnapped Chibok girls amid a wave of deadly Boko Haram kidnappings and bombings rocking ... At least 30 soldiers are also missing following a Christmas Day attack on a military base in neighbouring Yobe State in which five troops were killed, ...
The Yobe State government yesterday presented 20 Hilux vans to the army as part of its support to fight Boko Haram. Four refurbished Hilux vans were also presented to vigilance groups. The vehicles were presented by Governor Ibrahim Gaidam to the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, who ...
Earlier, the chairman of the Nigerian Legion, Yobe State wing, Captain Ladi Gadine (Rtd), said redeeming last year's pledge brought in over N10 million, which was used in paying registration fees for their deceased members family especially those studying medicine and other health related courses.
The Yobe State government has presented 20 Toyota Hilux vehicles to the Nigeria army, as part of its efforts in fighting the Boko Haram insurgency. Governor Ibrahim Gaidam who handed over the vehicles to the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant-General Tukur Buratai, said the gesture was part of his ...
"We thought they were soldiers because everything about them was like soldiers, their dressing, their vehicles, everything. They passed through the town but did not touch anybody. They went straight to the military base. Then we started hearing heavy gunshots," he said. Meanwhile, Borno State governor, ...
A cross section of Nigerians in Damaturu, Yobe State, on Monday said President Muhammadu Buhari's new year speech provides hope for accelerated infrastructural development. Alhaji Usman Habibu, a retired civil servant, told the news agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Damaturu that government's ...
He added that 384 medical students of Yobe origin would soon complete their studies in complementing healthcare delivery services in the state. In a similar development, medical experts in Ondo State have organised a medical outreach for rural dwellers. A Non-governmental Organisation, Miteda ...
Damaturu - Determined to minimize Vesico Vaginal Fistula (VVF) among the vulnerable women, the Yobe State government has established a VVF center and embarked on offering free surgeries to the victims. Dr. Muhammad Bello Kawuwa, the Commissioner for Health, revealed to INDEPENDENT ...
The spokesman for 3 Division Nigeria army Col. Kayode Ogunsaya did not respond to calls and text message sent to him by our correspondent. Yobe state police Commissioner Abdulmaliki Sunmonu said he cannot give details of the attack because "the area is fully under military operations and control ...

The governor of Yobe State, Ibrahim Gaidam, on Saturday granted pardon to five prison inmates who have been in jail for various offences. The five prisoners have been serving their time in two different jails in the state. According to a statement released by the governor's Director-General Press Affairs, ...
2017 is indeed a year the former Governor of Yobe State will not forget in a hurry. In July, the Senator who represents Yobe East Senatorial District was seen in a dingy hotel room apparently putting on his clothes after a romp with two young women whose identities remain unknown. The video generated ...
Protection needs of internally displaced and IDP returnees are dire in the 12 LGAs of Borno, Adamawa and Yobe States surveyed by the vulnerability screening. The continuing crisis severely impacts upon the most vulnerable civilians, including female and child-headed households, ...
According to him, the border at Gaidam in Yobe State is functional while the one in Borno is functioning skeletally. Angbalaga said unless the Nigerian military finally crush the Boko Haram insurgency to free Borno State particularly, affected economic borders across Borno and Yobe States would remain ...
The retail price of palm oil has decreased by a range of 5 to 43 percent in all monitored markets in Borno and Yobe State as compared the past three months except for Custom market where the prices have remained stable. The decrease in price is due to the increased availability of groundnut oil as a ...
So what values and aspirations can we isolate from the 2018 budget proposals that Governor Ibrahim Gaidam presented to the State Assembly two weeks ... Of course, as most people know, Yobe State has always stood out among only a few states in the country where workers and pensioners are never ...
The Yobe State government has proposed a budget of N92.1 billion for both its capital and recurrent expenditure for the 2018 fiscal year. The governor, Ibrahim Gaidam, made this known during a budget presentation ceremony at the Yobe State House of Assembly chambers in Damaturu on Tuesday.
The Yobe government says it will achieve 90 per cent access to water supply and sanitation by 2025 in line with the water and sanitation reform ... He said the state government paid counterpart of N309 million representing 30 per cent, while UNICEF paid N750 million or 70 per cent of the project cost.
Dr Mustapha Gaidam, manager, Yobe Livestock Programme, commended the lawmaker for engaging professionals to undertake the exercise. "We have veterinary doctors from Federal Ministry of agriculture and the state livestock development programme handling the vaccination professionally," he said.
The Governor of Katsina State, Aminu Masari, has said that the controversy generated over the decision of Nigeria's 36 governors to allow the federal ... While assuring them of the release, Mr. Buhari asked the governors to ensure that they clear liabilities of salaries and pensions in their states before ...
Yobe State Deputy Governor Engr. Abubakar Aliyu has been awarded with the prestigious award of 'Best and Most Loyal Deputy Governor of the Decade' in Nigeria by North East Star Magazine. According to the organizers of the Media Merit Award, Engr. Aliyu was chosen by the readers of the Magazine ...
At least $1bn will be needed in 2018 to reconstruct the devastation in North-East Nigeria and meet the needs of about 6.1 million people in dire need of ... "Also, renewed attacks on returnees in parts of Borno and Yobe States may affect the full realization of recovery and reconstruction unless optimal ...
So what values and aspirations can we isolate from the 2018 budget proposals that Governor Ibrahim Gaidam presented to the State Assembly two weeks ... Of course, as most people know, Yobe State has always stood out among only a few states in the country where workers and pensioners are never ...
The retail price of palm oil has decreased by a range of 5 to 43 percent in all monitored markets in Borno and Yobe State as compared the past three months except for Custom market where the prices have remained stable. The decrease in price is due to the increased availability of groundnut oil as a ...
Over 1.4 million cattle, goats and sheep have been targeted for vaccination against Contagious Bovine Pluro Pneumonia (CBPP) and Pest Petit Ruminants (PPR) border diseases in six local government areas in Yobe. Senate leader and chairman SAIL foundation, Ahmad Lawan, disclosed this st the ...
The Chief Executive Officer of the Foundation, Zouera Youssoufou, who made the disclosure to the news agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kaduna, said 13 states would benefit from the intervention plan in the next five years. Youssoufou said the states are Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Gombe, Taraba, Yobe, ...
He added that about 215,000 people from Yobe State were reached under the scheme, stressing that the intervention significantly changed the ... FAO he said is targeting about 700,000 people representing close to 110,000 households in the states of Adamawa, Borno and Yobe, including IDPs in formal ...
Kano - Boko Haram fighters battled Nigerian soldiers for about an hour on Wednesday as they tried to take over a military base, in the latest attack against ... Motorist Laminu Isa was travelling to Maiduguri from the capital of neighbouring Yobe State, Damaturu, when he and hundreds of other drivers were ...
... Development (DFID), United States Agency For International Development (USAID), etc., we have made significant impact on our governance system resulting in numerous successes, including the adoption of Result-Based Management (RBM) System to guide the state development plan popularly called ...
Despite last Wednesday's directive by the Federal Executive Council, FEC mandating the Minister of State for petroleum, Ibe Kachikwu, to bring an end to the ... In Damaturu, Yobe State, the situation has deteriorated, with independent marketers selling petrol at N195 per litre. ... In Osun and Ondo states.
Security - In Nigeria, renewed Boko Haram (BH) activity was recorded in north-western Borno and north-eastern Yobe States, where the al-Barnawi faction is ... Over the month, the insurgents carried out two attacks on Nigerian military and government forces, dislodging them from their positions in two of ...
Damaturu - Mrs. Grace Adzer, Yobe State Coordinator, National youth Service Corps (NYSC), has appealed to Governor Ibrahim Gaidam to expedite action in the ongoing renovation of the permanent orientation camp in Fika Town, Headquarters of Fika Local government Area of the state. Adzer made the ...
The Yobe State Governor, Ibrahim Gaidam, has approved the suspension of the Chairman of Potiskum Local government, Alhaji Moh'd Musa, over alleged misappropriation of Hajj fund. According to a statement issued by the Press Secretary in the governor's office, Shuaibu Abdullah, the governor acted ...
Nigerian soldiers hold up a Boko Haram flag that they had seized in the recently retaken town of Damasak, Nigeria, March 18, 2015. ... State remains under insurgent control, as does the eastern border of neighboring Yobe State and scattered parts of northern Adamawa State (reliefweb.int, September).
The Nigerian Governors' Forum, the umbrella body of the 36 state governors in our dear nation is undoubtedly neck deep in the management of slush funds for its ... The truth that must be told is that these terrorists are still roaming unhindered in many communities in Borno, Yobe and Adamawa states.
On December 4, the Yobe State Coordination Office of the Presidential Committee on the North-East Initiative (PCNI) held a parley with members of the Yobe ... the NERSP cell of PCNI is hosting the World Bank Procurement Clinic for the Project Implementation Units in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe States.
The reconstruction and equipping of schools across the state began last year with the aim of encouraging school enrolment, teaching and learning, following the activities of the terrorists in Yobe and other states in North East Nigeria. So far, five schools have been upgraded and equipped with the required ...
Abbas said: "Security is important for everyone, not just for Borno, Yobe and Adamawa states. ''It's even more so for us as a commercial and industrial state. "We are convinced that you are best for these times when the country has begun to muster energy and resources to develop agriculture, infrastructure ...
Conflict in northeast Nigeria has caused a large-scale humanitarian crisis with 8.5 million people in need of humanitarian assistance in 2017 in the worst-affected states of Borno, Adamawa and Yobe.1 Today nearly 1.6 million people are displaced in the three states in the northeast, livelihoods have been ...
The latest news from northeastern Nigeria is that the Nigerian army will erect fortresses around the region's larger towns to prevent Boko Haram raids and ... A UN report from September 30, 2017 shows that eastern Yobe State, northeastern Adamawa State, and virtually all of Borno State, aside from its ...
Port Harcourt/Abuja/Lagos -- Warnings by the United States and the United Kingdom of possible terrorist attacks in Nigeria have set off a red alert ... Jigawa and Yobe, the Inspector General has re-emphasised and reinforced his directive to all Commissioners of police in charge of state commands and their ...
The National Secretary of the All progressives Congress (APC) Alhaji Maimala Buni, has described the N92 billion budget presented by Yobe State Governor, Alhaji Ibrahim Gaidam, to the State House Assembly as a people's oriented budget. Maimala, who stated this while fielding questions from newsmen ...
Justice Nyako also restrained the PDP and its National Caretaker Committee from taking any steps to dissolve or otherwise replace the Gana Lawan faction as the authentic officers of the Yobe State Executive Committee of the PDP except by elections due to be conducted in May 2020 pending the hearing ...


 

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