FG commissions 200-solar street lights in Yobe North senatorial district

November 26, 2021 Yusuf A Yusuf Damaturu 0

In an effort to improve the social wellbeing and quality lives of people of the state, the federal ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development on Wednesday commissioned 200 units of solar street lights in four local government areas of Yobe state. The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Dr Mohammed Mahmood Abubakar represented by the zonal director, North East of Read More

Education reform: Yobe civil servants to contribute 10% November salary – Commissioner

November 23, 2021 Yusuf A Yusuf 0

In an efforts to revitalise education sector for overall development of the state, the Yobe state government has inaugurated an education appeal fund raising committee to bring the philanthropist, cooperate organization, and various stakeholders on board to contribute towards revitalization and communal ownership of education reforms. Briefing journalist Monday in Damaturu, Yobe state Commissioner for home affairs information and culture Read More

Yobe: Buni swears in Mahdi as substantive Grand Khadi

November 13, 2021 Yusuf A Yusuf, 0

Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe state has on Friday sworn Khadi Babagana Mahdi as the substantive Grand Khadi of the state. Buni said, the appointment was done purely on merit, stressing that he has no doubt that Babagana Mahdi would add value to the development of judiciary and efficient dispensation of justice in the state to justify the appointment. Read More

Gov. Buni presents over N164 bn 2022 budget proposal

November 13, 2021 Yusuf A. Yusuf 0

Yobe state governor, Mai Mala Buni on Thursday, presented thevsum of N164,054,384,000 billion as budget proposal for 2022 fiscal year before the State House of Assembly. Tagged, ‘Budget of Continuity, Empowerment and Accelerated Development’, the governor said the 2022 budget is more than the previous budget by 17.3%. “Recurrent expenditure is to gulp Ninety One Billion, Four Hundred and Twenty Read More

Buni swears in Khadi Babagana Mahdi as Yobe Grand Khadi

November 12, 2021 Yusuf A. Yusuf 0

Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe state on Friday swore in Khadi Babangida Mahdi as the substantive Grand Khadi of the state. Buni said, during the ceremony, that the appointment and confirmation of the Grand Khadi were done purely on merit, stressing that he has no doubt that Hon Khadi Babagana Mahdi would add value to the development of judiciary Read More

In Yobe, commissioner dissects 2022 budget

November 12, 2021 Yusuf A Yusuf 0

The Yobe state Commissioner of Budget and Economic Planning, Mohammed Garba Gagiyo, on Thursday spoke on the proposed 2022 Budget shortly after the state 2022 budget was presented to the state House of Assembly by Governor Mai Mala Buni. Mohammed Gagiyo said out of the proposed budget, the sum of N91, 424, 743, 000 which is 55.73 percent is earmarked Read More

Mamuda appointed Registrar of FUGA

November 11, 2021 Yusuf A Yusuf, 0

The Governing Council of Federal University Gashua (FUGA) in Yobe state has approved the appointment of Dr. Abubakar Mamuda as substantive registrar, Muhammad Ahmad Ali as  Bursar, Dr. Adam Gambo Saleh as Librarian and Engr. Ahmed Adamu Janga, as the Institution’s substantive director of works and Physical planning. According to the acting Registrar of the institution, Mallam Ubayo Juji, their Read More

Breaking: Few hours to Anambra election, IGP pulls out DIG Egbunike as head of security team

November 5, 2021 Editor 0

Barely 24 hours to the Saturday Anambra State governorship election, the Inspector General of Police has removed the Deputy Inspector General, DIG Joseph Egbunike, as the head of security team for the Anambra governorship election slated for Saturday November 6, 2021.  His removal was announced by the Police Public Relations Officer DSP Nkeiruka Nwude with few hours to the election.  He been Read More

SMC: Yobe targeting 1m under 5 children in 2021- Umar

November 3, 2021 Yusuf A Yusuf 0

Yobe state primary Health Care Management Board (YSPHC) in collaboration with World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday organised 2021 Seasonal Malaria Chemoprevention (SMC) state debriefing meeting in Damaturu, Yobe state. Briefing Journalists at the meeting, the Director Immunisation and Disease Control YSPHC, Dr Umar Chiroma, said the meeting was to share feedback on implementation of the seasonal malaria chemoprevention which Read More

Lamin takes over as information commissioner in Yobe

October 28, 2021 Yusuf A Yusuf 0

The newly appointed Commissioner for home affairs information and culture Alhaji Mohammed Lamin has took over the mantle leadership of the ministry from Alhaji Abdullahi Bego who was reshuffled to the newly established Ministry of wealth creation, employment and empowerment generation recently by yobe state governor Mai Mala Buni . Speaking at the handing and taking over ceremony held at Read More

NYSC deploys 1,101 members to Yobe

October 26, 2021 Najib Sani 0

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has deployed 1, 101 members to Yobe state in the 2021 batch C , stream I mobilization. Our correspondent reports that of the 1, 101 posted to the state under the batch, 658 are males while 443 are female graduates from different institutions in the country. Speaking while swearing in the newly deployed NYSC Read More

Breaking: PDP top shot quits, joins APC

October 19, 2021 Yusuf A Yusuf, Damaturu 0

The deputy state Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Yobe state, Alhaji Umaru Amale, the party’s assistant state secretary Ahmadu Biriri and others on Tuesday defected to All Progressives Congress (APC). Receiving former PDP officials in Damaturu, the state Governor and Chairman APC Caretaker Extraordinary Convention, Mai Mala Buni, said they should be part of the movement to salvage Read More

Breaking: APC suspends State Congress in Oyo over irregularities 

October 16, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The national leadership of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has announced suspension of the ongoing State Congress in Oyo state due to forging of documents meant for the exercise and other irregularities. Governor of Yobe state and Chairman, Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee, Hon. Mai Mala Buni, gave the ordered. In a statement signed by the party’s National Secretary Sen. Read More

Breaking: APC state congress won’t hold in Abia, elders declare

October 15, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A group of elders and leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abia state led by Senator Chris Adighije, has said that the party’s state congress scheduled for Saturday 16th October, will not hold. The elders asked the national leadership under governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe state to call back the state congress committee sent to Abia state. Read More

Yobe partners Actionaid to develop 2022-2027 action plan

October 14, 2021 Yusuf A. Yusuf 0

Actionaid in collaboration with Yobe state Humanitarian Development Peace Building Nexus has Thursday held a workshop aimed at developing an action plan for 2022 to 2027 for the state government. Actionaid Manager for Humanitarian and Resilient Mr David Habe, said Actionaid Nigeria with the support of Actionaid Denmark is working to operationalize the development and peace nexus at the national Read More

Breaking: At last, Anambra deputy governor dumps Obiano’s APGA for APC, less than one month to guber poll

October 13, 2021 Editor 0

The deputy Governor of Anambra state, Dr Nkem Okeke, has finally dumped All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) and defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), less than one month before the governorship election in the state. Dr. Okeke was received by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. Okeke was led to the President by Read More

International Alert trains Bauchi, Yobe youth on conflict management, peace building

October 13, 2021 Najib Sani 0

As part of efforts to build sustainable peace in the north east, a Non Governmental Organization (NGO) called ‘International Alert’ has organized a three days training to selected youth from Bauchi and Yobe states on conflicts management, peace building and civic responsibilities. The workshop which was opened Wednesday at Custodian Hotels in Gombe state was meant to train the youth Read More

Yobe govt directs MDAs to complete ongoing projects before embarking on new ones

October 12, 2021 Yusuf A. Yusuf 0

Yobe state government has directed all the Ministries Departments and Agencies (MDA) in the state to conclude all ongoing projects before embarking on new ones. Yobe state governor Mai Mala Buni represented by Secretary to the state government Baba Mallam Wali, made the statement Tuesday while declaring open the 2022 budget bilateral discussion organised by the state ministry of budget Read More

CSOs, media hold dialogue on SPP implementation in Yobe

October 12, 2021 Yusuf A Yusuf 0

The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) in collaboration with Save the Children International (SCI) with the support of European Union (EU) Monday held civil society and media exploratory dialogue towards partnership for social protection policy implementation and governance in yobe state. The conflict adviser, CISLAC Salaudeen Hashim, said the  exploratory dialogue between civil society and Media would help to Read More

IDGC: Foundation donates computers, literacy centre in Damaturu

October 12, 2021 Yusuf A Yusuf, 0

The Executive Director (ED) Brand life vision foundation Yobe state, Hajiya Fatima Paga, has called on the state government, international organisations as well as philanthropists to key into the provision of digital education and provide digital literacy to the girl child. This was contained in a press statement issued Monday to mark the International Day of the girl child with Read More

APC crisis: Our com’tt ‘ll do better than Tinubu, Akande’s – Adamu

October 11, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Former governor of Nasarawa state and Senator representing Nasarawa West, Abdullahi Adamu, has assured that his committee will perform better than previous National Reconciliation Committees headed by former governor of Lagos state, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and that of former governor of Osun state, Chief Bisi Akande. Both Tinubu and Akande were appointed at different times to reconcile various groups and Read More

Buni thumbs up Ahmed Kida on projects execution in Yobe

October 7, 2021 Yusuf A. Yusuf 0

Yobe state Governor Mai Mala Buni, Wednesday, commended philanthropist, Engineer Ahmed Musa Kida, for constructing and furnishing a diagnostic, maternal and child health centre at the Yobe State University Teaching Hospital, Damaturu Specialist Hospital as well as toilets at the State Polytechnic Geidam. Represented by his Director General Press and Media Affairs, Mamman Mohammed, Governor Buni said the support by Read More

(Breaking) 61st Independence anniversary: Buhari exposes those sponsoring agitations, violence, preaches unity

Pesident Muhammadu Buhari has said  Nigeria must remain a strong and united country despite the current challenges.In a nationwide broadcast to mark the 61st independence anniversary, the president reiterated that the country’s unity is not negotiable. “Nigeria is for all of us. Its unity is not negotiable. And its ultimate success can only be achieved if we all come together with a Read More