Tag Archives: Damaturu

Yobe Becomes Coronavirus-Free, Discharges All Recovered Patients

The Yobe State Government has declared itself free of the novel coronavirus after discharging all patients, who initially tested positive and  recording a zero case on admission in the state. According to SaharaReporters, Vice Chairman of the state committee on COVID-19 and Commissioner for Health, Dr Mohammed Lawan Gana, made the revelation at the end of…

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Over 400 Deaths Recorded In Yobe Within Three Weeks

Over 400 deaths have been recorded across five local government areas in Yobe State within the last three weeks, the state task force on COVID-19 revealed on Tuesday. The Yobe State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Muhammad Lawan Gana, who is also the vice-chairman of the state COVID-19 Committee on Prevention and Control, disclosed this in Damaturu while…

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At Least 12 Dead & Many Others Injured! Multiple Bomb Blasts Rock Damaturu

Multiple explosions have been reported inside and around a residential community, Buhari Housing Estate, in Damaturu, Yobe State. The blasts, which occurred this morning left at least a dozen people dead and several others injured. Troops and other government agencies are presently in the area. No group has claimed responsibility for the blasts which has…

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10-Year-Old Female Bomber Killed 19 In Damaturu Market Explosion

A 10-year-old female suicide bomber Sunday morning rocked a market in Damaturu, the Yobe State capital, killing no fewer than 19 persons. The state governor, Alhaji Ibrahim Gaidam, disclosed this in a statement signed by his Director of Press, Abdullahi Bego, describing the attack as horrific. Also confirming the attack was the Police Public Relations officer of…

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8 Killed As Boko Haram Blats Police Checkpoint In Damaturu

Boko Haram insurgents returned to Damaturu, Yobe State capital today rocking a police checkpoint where no fewer than eight persons were killed. Confirming the incident, the State Police Public Relations Officer, Mr. Toyin Gbadegesin, said: “eight persons were killed today (Monday) in Damaturu during a bomb incident carried out by suspected members of the dreaded…

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Update: Yobe State Eid Prayer Ground Bombing, 5o Dead!

We had previously brought you news on the Damaturu, Yobe State Eid Prayer Ground Bombing, click here if you missed our breaking report.   According to Sani Usman, acting-director, army public relations, the explosions occurred at screening areas of the praying ground. Usman said many people also sustained injuries in the incident suspected to have…

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Yobe State Capital Damaturu, Under Heavy Attack By Suspected Boko Haram Residents Flee For Safety

Damaturu, the Yobe State capital, is under heavy attack by suspected Boko Haram terrorists who, according to fleeing residents, may have surrounded the town. Explosions and gunshots are being heard in some parts of the Yobe State capital. According news on Premium Times, a resident of the city, Yaya Haruna, said the shooting started at…

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