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Nigeria meningitis outbreak climbs past 14000 cases, situation improving

| May 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

In an update on the Nigeria meningitis outbreak that began in mid-December 2016, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reported 14,005 suspected cases from 24 states through May 2017. The death toll has risen 1,114. Nigeria map/CIA The NDCC reports five weeks of persistent decline in new cases, from a peak of 2,500 per week to about […]

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Business man marries off 50 young girls in Yobe State, Read more here…

| May 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

Nigeria Police to recruit 30,000 personnel yearly The Nigeria Police have announced that it has concluded  plans to recruit 30,000 personnel annually, … Source

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Yobe engages 228 doctors, health workers

| May 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

Yobe State Governor, Ibrahim Gaidam has approved the engagement of 228 additional doctors, consultants and other professional medical workers for the newly established Yobe University Teaching Hospital (YSUTH), Damaturu. Director, Press Affairs to the Governor, Abdullahi Bego, in a statement, said the Governor approved the first batch recruitment of 158 doctors, nurses, and other staff […]

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Nigerian Army apprehends Boko Haram suspect in Yobe State

| May 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

The troops of the Nigerian Army have arrested a suspected Boko Haram suspect, identified as Bala Ibrahim, has at Fika village in Yobe state, a statement from the directorate of army public relations said. The spokesperson of the Nigerian Army, Sani Usman, a brigadier general, said the 30 years old Boko Haram suspect was nabbed […]

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Insurgency: VSF commences reconstruction of destroyed public structures in Yobe

| May 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

Public infrastructures destroyed by Boko Haram in Yobe state The Victims Support Fund (VSF) on Saturday in Buni Yadi, Yobe, flagged-off commencement of reconstruction of public infrastructures destroyed by Boko Haram insurgents in the state. Speaking at the occasion, Prof. Sunday Ocheche, Executive Director, VSF, said the reconstruction programme would gulp the sum of N170 […]

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Nigeria: Why We’re Constructing Yobe University Medical College Complex – Gaidam

| May 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

By Hamisu Kabir Matazu Damaturu — Yobe State Governor Ibrahim Gaidam has said that the construction of the College of Medical Sciences complex at the state university campus will help meet his administration’s determination to “develop and enhance medical manpower in the state”. The governor spoke yesterday during an inspection visit to the site in […]

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Nigeria: Businessman Marries Off Another 50 Girls in Yobe State

| May 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

Photo: Daily Trust By Hamisu Kabir Matazu Damaturu — A business man, Mohammed Yakubu Jacob, yesterday married off another set of 50 less privileged girls in Gashua town, Yobe State. This is coming a month after he married off 40 internally displaced girls, which attracted thousands of well-wishers. Our correspondent, who was at the wedding, […]

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Double Tragedy: Police Sergeant Shoots His Girlfriend for Cheating and Kills Himself in Yobe State

| May 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Deolu May 10, 2017 A police sergeant has shot his lover and killed himself, in Potiskum town, Potiskum local government area of Yobe State, because of alleged cheating. Source: Tori Share tweet Source

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Yobe engages 228 doctors, health workers — Features — The …

| May 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Yobe State Governor, Ibrahim Gaidam has approved the engagement of 228 additional doctors, consultants and other professional medical workers for the newly established Yobe University Teaching Hospital (YSUTH), Damaturu. Director, Press Affairs to the Governor, Abdullahi Bego, in a statement, said the Governor approved the first batch recruitment of 158 doctors, nurses, and other staff […]

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Soldiers Hold Borno Deputy Governor To Ransom | AIT, Borno …

| May 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

A source who witnessed the incident which occurred in Buni Gari town in Gujiba local government area of Yobe, told TheCable that the security personnel threatened to kill Durkwa. Durkwa was returning from Adamawa state, where he had attended the turbaning ceremony of Martins Babale, his Adamawa counterpart. The ceremony took place in Ganye local […]

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