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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 (as of March 2019) – 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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Boko Haram: Yobe Community Urges Gov To Reopen Market

The  Geidam community and traders have appealed to Yobe State governor Ibrahim Gaidam and other stakeholders to reopen Geidam Central Market to enable buying and selling of goods and services in the area to resume . Speaking to LEADERSHIP in Gaidam town, over the weekend, Alhaji Abba Abdulraseed, chairman of …

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Senate leadership: Ndume insists on bid, moots consensus

Sunday Aborisade and Leke Baiyewu An aspirant for the position of the President of the Senate in the ninth National Assembly, Senator Ali Ndume, said on Thursday that he was open to consensus even as he restated his opposition to the imposition of a leader by his party, the All …

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ICYMI: How we wooed South-West to form APC –Buhari

John Ameh, Abuja The Progressive Governors’  Forum on Friday honoured  President Muhammadu Buhari and  seven  All Progressives Congress  governors. The governors were Rochas Okorocha (Imo State); Alhaji Kashim Shettima (Borno State); Tanko Al-Makura (Nasarawa State); Ibikunle Amosun (Ogun State); Abiola Ajimobi (Oyo State);  Ibrahim Giadam (Yobe State); and Abdulaziz Yari …

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Police Flag Off Operation “Puff Adder” In Yobe

The Nigeria Police Force, Yobe State Command, said its personnel have been repositioned to meet up the rising cases of insecurity in the state after successful electioneering processes. The commissioner of police, Sumounu Abdulmaliki, disclosed this while flagging-off operation Puff Adder in Damaturu, on Friday. According to him, the acting …

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Labour frowns over unequal teacher – student ratio in Yobe

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Yobe govt to engage 17000 personnel for distribution of treated nets

Participants at the event Yobe state government said 17,000 personnel would be engaged to plan, mobilize, distribute, monitor, and supervise implementation of the 2.3million Long Lasting Insecticide Nets (LLINs) donated. The nets were given by the stategovernment with supports from malaria consortium and global fund. Dr. Muhammad Lawan Gana, the …

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Police warn criminals as Operation PUFF ADDER is launched in Yobe

The Yobe State Command of the Nigeria Police Force, on Friday, launched Operation PUFF ADDER to get rid of criminals activities in the state. Operation PUFF ADDER is expected to checkmate incidents of insurgency, armed robbery, kidnapping and cattle rustling across the state. The launching of the initiative was in …

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Nearly 900 children released by north-east Nigeria armed group

“Today, 894 children, including 106 girls, were released from the ranks of an armed group called (the) Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) in Maiduguri, north-east Nigeria as part of this group’s commitment to end and prevent the recruitment and use of children,” said Spokesperson Christophe Boulierac. According to the UN …

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