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One killed, three injured as soldiers, Shiites clash in Yobe – Punch …

Kayode Idowu, Damaturu One person was reportedly killed and three others injured in a clash between the military and members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria in Potiskum, Yobe State on Friday. It was gathered that the fracas began shortly after the IMN members rounded off their Ashura procession with prayers around …

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Nigeria’s Cholera Cases Soar as Outbreak Kills 61

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Studies: Diarrheal disease rates vary across Africa, world

Two new studies highlight the substantial burden of diarrheal diseases across Africa and the globe, with an especially profound impact on the very young and very old. The first study, published today in the New England Journal of Medicine, focuses exclusively on young children. By using maps that marked rates …

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Yobe’s Theatre Of The Absurd By Ahmed Bulama Gulani

Ibrahim Geidam, Yobe State Governor Governors are always elected to serve the people. They are custodians of public funds on behalf of the people. They have immunity not because impunity is encouraged but because they need protection to give all their best, without distraction, to the service of the people. …

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George Onmonya: Yobe 2019: The politics of imposition

The governor of Yobe State, Ibrahim Geidam, has publicly chosen his successor, who has been endorsed by President Muhammadu Buhari. Mr. Mai Mala Buni, the current Secretary of the APC, is the man the Governor handpicked to replace him. This imposition was what many members of the PDP who joined …

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We’re not neglected in Yobe – APC disabled leader

The APC zonal leader for the disabled, Mohammed Abba Isah, has rejected the allegation of government’s neglect of person living with disabilities in Yobe state. The chairman of Joint national association of persons with disabilities in Yobe had accused the state government of no regard to their plight on schools …

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Rains lead to bumper harvests, lower foodstuff prices in Yobe

Prices of foodstuff have crumbled in Yobe State as farmers commenced the harvesting of their produce, the News Agency of Nigeria reports. NAN checks revealed that a bag of millet which used to sell between N11, 000 and N12, 000 is now sold between N6, 500 and N7,000. Malam Hassan …

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Yobe governor, Gaidam named Governor of the year 2018 in Education

Yobe state governor, Ibrahim Gaidam has been named Nigeria’s Governor of the year 2018 in Education by African Education monitor magazine. The publisher of the Lagos based magazine, Mr.  Oludaisi  Adetarami  told Daily Trust in Akure, the Ondo state capital on Wednesday that  Governor  Gaidam’s  choice  from among  other state  …

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Yobe APC resolves crisis as Bukar steps down for Gaidam, endorses Buni as governor

The simmering crisis in the Yobe State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been amicably resolved. This follows the adoption of the candidature of the National Secretary of the APC, Mallam Mai Mala Buni as the consensus governorship candidate of the party in 2019, by Senator Bukar Abba …

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