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Gubernatorial, NASS polls: 13 registered political parties sign peace accord in Yobe

Registered political parties in Yobe have pledged to conduct themselves peacefully before, during and after the forth coming  general elections scheduled for February and March, 2019 respectively. This was disclosed on Thursday after the signing of Peace Accord at the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC office in Damaturu. 13 registered …

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Cholera: WHO declares Yobe free.. 1813 Cases Recorded, 61 Death

The Yobe state government in collaboration with World Health Organisation (WHO) and other partners have officially declared end of cholera outbreak in the state. Yobe State Commissioner of Health, Dr. Muhammad Bello Kawuwa disclosed this while addressing press newsmen on the progresses made yesterday. Executive Secretary, Primary Health Care Management …

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INEC delists 2500 deceased from voters list in Yobe

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has removed from its list the names of 2,500 registered voters that died before the next general elections in Yobe state. The Resident Electoral Commissioner in Yobe state, Alhaji Makama stated this on Tuesday at an interactive session with religious leaders in Damaturu. He …

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Cholera: WHO declares Yobe free

Cholera Disease The Yobe state government in collaboration with World HealthOrganisation (WHO) and other partners have officially declared end ofcholera outbreak in the state. State Commissioner of Health, Dr. Muhammad Bello Kawuwa disclosed this while addressing press newsmen on the progresses made. Executive Secretary, Primary Health Care Management Board, Dr. …

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Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: January 5–11

More on: Nigeria Terrorism and Counterterrorism Boko Haram Sub-Saharan Africa Below is a visualization and description of some of the most significant incidents of political violence in Nigeria from January 4 to 10, 2019. This update also represents violence related to Boko Haram in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger. These incidents …

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Nigeria: Heightened Insecurity Threatens Rights

Pallbearers carry coffins during the funeral service for people killed during clashes between cattle herders and farmers in Ibrahim Babangida Square in the Benue state capital, Makurdi, January 11, 2018. Violence between the mainly Muslim Fulani herdsmen and Christian farmers has claimed thousands of lives across Nigeria’s central states over …

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Yobe: Gaidam asks campaign c’ttee to deliver all positions

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Yobe State has inaugurated a 99-member campaign organisation that would deliver all elective positions to the party in the state. Governor Ibrahim Gaidam who is the APC leader in the state asked  the State’s APC 2019 General Elections Campaign Organisation (Yobe 2019 GECO) to …

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Yobe state declared cholera free

<!– FILE PHOTO: Cholera patients –> The Yobe Government on Tuesday declared the end of cholera outbreak in the state since the report of its outbreak in September 2018. Dr Bello Kawuwa, Commissioner for Health, disclosed this at a news conference in Damaturu. “According to epidemiological protocol and standard, when …

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Yobe to provide free dialysis for kidney patients

The Yobe State Government says it will provide all kidney patients, who are indigenes of the state, with a free dialysis service at the newly established Yobe State University Teaching Hospital (YSUTH), Damaturu. The Commissioner for Home Affairs, Information and Culture, Mala Musti, disclosed this yesterday after the State Executive …

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At Least 85% Of People With Cases Of Kidney Ailment At Yobe State Teaching Hospital Are From Gashua -By Isa Sanusi

What is happening in Gashua now sounds similar to the substance of Albart Camus’ 1947 novel “The Plague.” Just like the town at the centre of the plot of Camus’ work Gashua is also facing a plague. Not fictional but real and devastating. Renal failure appears to be on rampage …

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