Tag Archives: Yobe

Residents Accuse Yobe Government Officials Of Diverting COVID-19 Palliative Items

Yobe residents have called out government officials and politicians in the state of being corrupt by deliberately diverting 500 bags of rice delivered by the North East Development Commission as palliative to the people. According to SaharaReporter, 3000 bags of rice were shared by a sub-committee of Yobe COVID-19 team to commissioners and other political appointees, while…

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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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COVID-19: Here’s The List Of States In Nigeria With No Confirmed Cases

On Tuesday night, April 22, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control recorded 732 cases of COVID-19 in the country making the number of states with confirmed cases increase to twenty-five. The NCDC confirmed 117 new cases in Nigeria in one day. However, there have been 197 recoveries from the deadly virus. From the health agency’s breakdown, we gathered the…

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105 Boko Haram Terrorists Killed By Nigerian Soldiers In Yobe

According to a statement released by the Nigerian Army, troops of Operation Lafiya Dole have killed 105 Boko Haram members in a recent offensive that was carried out against the insurgents. Nigerian Army spokesman Col. Sagir Musa who released the statement on Sunday April 19, said it was gathered that the terrorists were killed in northeastern Yobe…

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UK Government Warns Citizens Against Travelling To 21 States In Nigeria

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) of the United Kingdom has cautioned British nationals against travelling to 21 states in Nigeria. In a statement on its website “updated June 17, 2019” and “still current at June 18, 2019,” the FCO listed the states as: Borno, Yobe, Adamawa, Gombe, “riverine areas of Delta, Bayelsa, Rivers, Akwa…

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2019: Why Not Flag-Off Your Campaign In Yobe, Borno or Zamfara? Fayose Asks Buhari

Ayodele Fayose, immediate past Governor of Ekiti State, has queried President Muhammadu Buhari on the decision to flag off the campaign for his reelection in Akwa Ibom. He also accused the President of making “only phone calls” to the state, which has been the hotbed of killings in recent times. According to Fayose, Buhari should…

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FG Meets With Famillies Of Leah Sharibu & Abducted Aid Workers, Assures Their Retrievement

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has assured the families of kidnapped Dapchi schoolgirl, Leah Sharibu and two abducted aid workers that the Federal Government will leave no stone unturned to secure their release. The minister gave the assurance on Friday, 12th of October, when he led a three-member Federal Government delegation to…

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Gaidam Signs Bill Against Rape, Kidnapping & Homosexuality

Yobe State governor, Ibrahim Gaidam,on Monday, 10th of September, signed into law the State Penal Code Amendment Law 2018, which prescribed punishment for rape, kidnapping and unnatural offences like homosexuality, which are becoming rampant in the country. “Our administration has taken measures to curtail them and ensure the protection of societal morality. Every society acknowledges the relevance…

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Explosion Razes Mosque To The Ground In Potiskum, Yobe

The Defence headquarters alerted the public of this sad development. The Defence Headquaters of Nigeria hinted about an explosion that took place in Potiskum, Yobe yesterday evening. No casualties have been recorded, yet. ALERT: Bomb Blast in a Mosque in Potsikum this evening. Details Later #DefenceNewsNow — DEFENCE HQ NIGERIA (@DefenceInfoNG) July 29, 2014  …

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