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Mai Mala will take Yobe to the next level -Gombe

Dauda Mohammed Gombe is the Mai Mala Buni House-To-House Campaign Coordinator. He speaks with Musa Mingyi on what his candidate intends to offer if elected as Governor of Yobe state. You were APC candidate for the State House of Assembly in Yobe, what motivated you to join the train of …

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Nigerian troops kill over 100 Boko Haram terrorists in Yobe, Borno

Troops of the Nigerian Army and the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) have killed over 100 Boko Haram terrorists in troubled areas of Yobe and Borno. According to a statement signed by the Director of Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Sani Usman, aggressive clearance operations of terrorists’ hideouts and crossing points …

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Scholarship: Yobe disbursed N1.5billion to Students in 2018 – Board Scribe

Yobe State Governor, Ibrahim Gaidam Yobe state government has said it spent about N1.5b for the settlement of students’ scholarship of tertiary institutions both within Nigeria and abroad apart from other tuition fees. The Executive Secretary of the Scholarship Board, Musa Mustapha disclosed this while speaking to newsmen on the …

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16-year-old orphan wins National Qur’an recitation competition

A 16-year-old orphan, Zainab Mahmud, from Adamawa State, has emerged winner in the female category at the 33rd National Qur’an Recitation Competition held in Gombe. Tijjani Muhammad Gwani from Yobe State emerged as the overall winner in the male category. Announcing the results yesterday at the closing of the competition, the …

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ASUU insists on strike as state university resumes academic activities

Yobe State University Damaturu on Monday opened for academic activities despite the ongoing nationwide strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). Dr. Kalli Alkali Yusuf Gazali, Registrar of the university, had released a duly signed internal circular with reference number R/YUS/GC/014/vol. 1/15, dated 24th December, 2018 addressed to …

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Nigeria: Just in – Ex-Borno Governor, Goni, Others, Quit PDP for APC – AllAfrica

Photo: Premium Times By Sani Tukur A former governor of the old Borno state, Mohammed Goni, has defected from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), to the governing All Progressives Congress (APC). Mr Goni was governor of old Borno State, that comprised the present Yobe State, from 1979 to 1983. His …

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Boko Haram: How Borno, Yobe promote insurgency ― Elizebeth Robertson

Elizebeth Robertson, a renowned expert in Counter-Insurgency and Confliction Resolution based in Geneva has made a shocking revelation on the involvement of Yobe and Borno State governments in promotion of insurgency in north east Nigeria. Robertson lamented that in spite of the efforts made by the Nigerian government and a …

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UNDP trains 450 youth in Yobe

UNDP trains 450 youth in Yobe The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Nigeria Humanitarian Fund (NHF) with Canada and Japan Government, on Thursday flagged off 10 weeks vocational training of youth in Damaturu, Yobe. Musa Abdussalam, Executive Secretary, Yobe State Science and Technical Schools Board, said at the occasion that …

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Undp Trains 450 Youths On Skills Acquisition In Yobe

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in partnership with Canada and Japan Governements has organized training programme for 450 unemployed youths on skills acquisition and trades in Yobe state. The UN Agency’s vocational training which is fhe first of its kind this year 2019, is expected to last for a …

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UNDP trains 450 vulnerable youth on vocational skills in Yobe

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) funded by Canada and Japan has begun vocational skills training for 450 vulnerable youths in Boko Haram-affected local government areas of Yobe State. The beneficiaries, spread across five locations of Damaturu, Gashua, Nguru, Potiskum and Geidam are expected to learn tailoring, bricks laying, mechanics among …

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