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Newspaper Review: Senate summons IGP over insecurity in Zamfara

The major headlines in mainstream newspapers today, Friday, April 26 are focused on the Senate’s summon of the IGP over the insecurity in the North, especially Zamfara; the president’s assurance that his administration is still working to free Leah Sharibu and the Chibok girls still in Boko Haram captivity; critical …

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My election victory on INEC server was not fabricated – Atiku

– The PDP and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, dismiss Festus Keyamo’s claims that the election results on INEC server was fabricated by the opposition – Atiku tells the presidential election petitions tribunal that the results on INEC server were uploaded from polling units by officials of the electoral commission …

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FG commissions erosion control projects in 2 Yobe LGAs

The federal government Friday commissioned and handed over two flood and soil erosion control projects to the  Yobe state government. The projects, which are located in Damaturu and Nguru local lovernment areas of the state respectively, were executed by the Ecological Fund Office in the Office of the Secretary to …

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Yobe community cries out over poor state of health facilities

Fika community in Yobe state has decried the poor state of health facilities in the area, which is posing threat to the antenatal care in the area. Some concerned citizens of the area raised the alarm Wednesday in an interview with DAILY POST correspondent, where they also pointed out that …

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Book on Yobe Governor for launch

A book chronicling the one-decade stewardship of Governor Ibrahim Gaidam of Yobe State will be formally presented to the public on April 29, 2019 in Damaturu, the Yobe State capital. The book: “GOVERNOR IBRAHIM GAIDAM: FOUNDER OF MODERN YOBE,” will be unveiled at the Government House, Damaturu under the chairmanship of the Governor-Elect …

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Women and Girls “Preyed on as the Spoils of War”

Africa, Armed Conflicts, Editors’ Choice, Featured, Gender, Gender Violence, Headlines, Human Rights, Humanitarian Emergencies, Population, Regional Categories, TerraViva United Nations Human Rights By Sam Olukoya Reprint | | Print | This is part of a series of features from across the globe on human trafficking. IPS coverage is supported by …

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Tussle for APC’s national secretary splits ruling party as CPC faction insists on position

– The position of national secretary of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) is vacant – It was occasioned by the emergence of Alhaji Mai Mala Buni, as Yobe state governor-elect – The vacant position is currently causing crisis within the ruling party The vacant position of national secretary of …

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Nigerian president vows to reunite abducted schoolgirls with families – Xinhua | English.news.cn

LAGOS, April 25 (Xinhua) — Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said his government will do what is needed to help the remaining abducted schoolgirls reunite with their families. “As president, as a Nigerian and a parent, I share the agony of every Nigerian whose loved ones are in the …

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PCNI donates ambulances to Sexual assault centres in Yobe, Adamawa

The Presidential Committee on Northeast Initiative, PCNI, has donated two ambulances to Sexual Assault Referral Centres (SARCs) in Adamawa and Yobe states.   While presenting the buses to the representatives of the two states in Abuja, the Vice Chairman of the PCNI, Tijani Tumsa said the centers, which were established …

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PMB, Osinbajo To Attend Yobe Gov Book Launch

President Muhammadu Buhari and his vice, Yemi Osinbajo will be special guest of honour at a book chronicling the one-decade stewardship of Governor Ibrahim Gaidam of Yobe state. The book will be formally presented to the public on Monday, April 29, 2019 in Damaturu, the Yobe state capital. The book, …

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