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Yobe State Residents Suffer Water Scarcity Due To Poor Power Supply

The shortage of power supply in Yobe State has made the residents of the state and some people at Damaturu metropolis to suffer water scarcity. The areas which are mostly affected in the state are, Alimarami, Ajari, Pawari, Shagari low-cost, Nayinawa, Pompomari and Arikime area in Potiskum town. Report into …

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Nigerians hold birthday rally for girl held by Boko Haram

Abuja (AFP) Nigerian activists Tuesday staged a rally to mark the 16th birthday of a girl who was abducted by Boko Haram 449 days ago. Leah Sharibu is the only girl still in captivity following the abduction of more than 100 female students on February 19, 2018, from a secondary …

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Nigeria’s Top Business Leaders join UN to visit Borno State in Support of Conflict-Affected People in the North-East

Some of Nigeria’s most influential and powerful business leaders travelled to Maiduguri on Tuesday in a first-ever collective visit to camps for internally displaced people where aid agencies have been responding to the most urgent needs of women, men, and children freshly displaced by the ongoing conflict. Mr. Adewale Tinubu, …

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FAO Northeast Nigeria Rapid Gender Analysis in Livestock, Fisheries and Apiculture of Affected Population in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states November 2018– December 2018 – Nigeria

BACKGROUND Since 2009, Northeastern Nigeria has been hit by a violent conflict which have led to continued large-scale displacements, disruption of basic services, food insecurity, malnutrition, and protection issues. As a matter of fact, the extreme violence caused by non-state armed groups (NSAGs) has resulted in the forced displacement of …

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Water Scarcity Hits Damaturu, Residents Groan

Residents of Damaturu, capital of Yobe State, and its environs are apparently groaning following perennial water scarcity which has resurfaced in the city. The residents of Damaturu town would have to walk a distance to buy water for drinking and for other domestic uses from water vendors. Many residents are …

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Ramadan: Coy Feeds Moslems In Yobe

DAMATURU – AUM Multi-Link Merchandise Limited, has distributed food stuffs to over 400 people in Potiskum town of Yobe State to  fecilitate with Muslim faithful in the month of Ramadan. The Managing Director, AUM Multi-Links Merchandise Limited, Alhaji Umaru Abdulmalik,told Daily Independent while distributing the items at the FCE Guest House …

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Water scarcity hits Yobe as residents buy at exorbitant prices

The effect of epileptic power supply in Yobe state has continued to take a toll on the masses, as residents in some parts of Damaturu metropolis and elsewhere around the state are faced with water scarcity. The mostly affected areas within the state capital are: Alimarami, Ajari, Pawari, Shagari low-cost, …

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Nearly 900 children released by north-east Nigeria armed group

The decision by a large armed group based in north-east Nigeria to release nearly 900 youngsters has been welcomed by UN Children’s Fund, UNICEF, which has warned that those freed will need long-term help if they are to lead a normal life in the future. “Today, 894 children, including 106 …

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