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Governor Geidam returns thanks to Allah after Eid-el-Kabir

The Eid-El-Kabir Sallah celebration has come and gone. Normal working days have resumed in Yobe State. The State Governor, Alhaji Ibrahim Geidam in a message on the significance of the Eid-El-Kabir encouraged the people particularly muslims, to remain steadfast in their prayers for the state as well as to keep …

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Armed Attacks Hamper Emergency Work in Adamawa, Borno, Yobe

Emergency effort in three northeast states worst hit by Boko Haram violence, have been badly affected by widespread insecurity, occasioned by incessant attacks by gunmen in Borno, Yobe and Adamawa states, the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, has said. Speaking to newsmen in Yola, the Adamawa state capital, the northeast …

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Nigeria urged to probe ‘custody killings’

The London-based rights group Amnesty International is seeking an investigation into the alleged deaths of hundreds of people in detention facilities during a crackdown on Muslim groups in Nigeria, saying it has evidence. In a report on Tuesday, the organisation said that “credible information” from a senior Nigerian army officer indicated that more than 950 …

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DFID Project Donates N288 Million Health Equipment to Yobe

The United Kingdom’s Department For International Development (DFID) funded project, Partnership for Reviving Routine Immunisation in Northern Nigeria and Maternal Newborn and Child Health (PRRINN- MNCH) Initiative, has donated health equipment worth N288 million to Yobe State. This is in addition to its establishment of a sustainable drugs supply scheme …

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State Of Emergency: NEMA Distributes Relief Materials In Adamawa, Borno, Yobe

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said it  distributed relief materials in parts of Borno, Adamawa and Yobe to cushion the effect of the State of Emergency imposed on the states. The North-East Coordinator of the agency, Alhaji Mohammed Kanar, said this in an interview with the News Agency of …

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DFID Project Donates N288m Health Equipment to Yobe

Yobe State governor, Ibrahim Geidam By Damilola Oyedele  The United Kingdom’s Department For International Development (DFID) funded project, Partnership for Reviving Routine Immunisation in Northern Nigeria and Maternal Newborn and Child Health (PRRINN- MNCH) Initiative,  has donated health equipment  worth N288 million to Yobe State. This is in addition to …

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"No ground for Boko Haram to operate again in Yobe" – Army

The new Commander of the 3 Division Special Operation Battalion Damaturu, Colonel A.O. Abdullahi has said that his command will not give Boko Haram the opportunity of invading the state again. Speaking in an inclusive interview with newsmen today (Friday), the commander said that the incident of insurgents within the …

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Group Backs YSIEC Ahead Of Yobe Election

The coalition of political parties in Yobe state north east Nigeria has indicated its willingness to participate in the local government election scheduled for the 28th of December 2013. The Chairman of the group, Umar Kukuri, in a statement said they are throwing their weight behind the Yobe State Independent …

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Many Students Killed as Boko Haram Attacks College of Agriculture, Yobe

An undetermined number of students have been killed in a fresh attack by terrorist group, Boko Haram, in Yobe State. According to reports, the militants attacked the College of Agriculture Gujba, which is located 50 km south of Damaturu, the state capital Saturday night, killing several students in the process. …

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