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

Anambra: 5 federal lawmakers, 6 others join APC

September 30, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Yobe state governor and Chairman APC Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee received 11 lawmakers including five serving and four former House of Representatives members, as well as, three members of the Anambra State House of Assembly who defected from the opposition PDP and APGA to APC. The decampees, according to a statement released by Buni’s spokesman, Mamman Mohammed, are Read More

Accidents: Yobe to establish computerize vehicle inspection centre

September 29, 2021 Yusuf A Yusuf, 0

In an effort to minimize recklessness and fatal accidents on the roads, Yobe state government said it would establish of Computerized Vehicle Inspection centres in Damaturu, Potiskum and Bade local government areas. Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe state disclosed this Tuesday while speaking at the North-east zonal conference of Directors/Chiefs of Road Traffic Officers of the Federation (VIOs) which Read More

Peace Day: Prepare for ex-combatants’ re-integration, MCN tells Yobe public

September 24, 2021 Yusuf A. Yusuf 0

The European Union Managing Conflict in North-east Nigeria (MCN) has asked governments and communities ravaged by Boko Haram conflicts to prepare their minds ahead of the re-integration of the ex-combatants. The MCN state Team Leader in Yobe state, Mr. Abdulkadir Sambo, stated this in Damaturu at a one-day policy dialogue to commemorate the 2021 International Day of peace with Internally Read More

APC LG Congress: No petition, complaint in Yobe – Appeal committee

September 18, 2021 Yusuf A Yusuf, Damaturu 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) appeal committee for yobe state local government Congress has declared that no petition or complaint have been received concerning the just concluded local government Congress in the 17 local government areas of Yobe state. The chairman of the committee Barrister Musa Abba Aji Mni stated this at a press briefing on Friday in Damaturu. He Read More

Umar: Meet young man who created jobs for youth in Yobe

September 17, 2021 Yusuf A Yusuf 0

Ambassador Umar Abubakar Muhammad hails from Machina Local Government Area of Yobe state. He was oppotuned to study in Al-Azhar University Cairo, Egypt under Yobe State Scholarship programme. Having stayed abroad for about nine years, Ambassador Umar established relationship with medical and educational institutions in the foreign Countries and this gave him the opportunity to assist people in this regard. Read More

Yobe govt’s political miscalculation

September 15, 2021 Blueprint 0

In August, Yobe state government under the leadership of Hon. Mai Mala Buni, reduced the salary of its workers from the new national minimum wage system to the old minimum wage template. Later, the government officials held a press conference regarding the matter and concluded that: the depletion is temporary and they already put hand on, to get rid of Read More

Buni assures on completion of all ongoing projects

September 11, 2021 Yusuf A. Yusuf 0

Yobe state governor and the All Progressives Congress (APC) chairman caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee, Mai Mala Buni, Friday inspected the ongoing 40km Gujba-Ngalda road awarded under the Multi-Sectorial Crisis Recovery Project (MCRP) in Yobe state. The governor said although the pace of work on the project had been slowed down by insurgency attacks on the company handling the project, Read More

Happy birthday, Dr Goje

September 9, 2021 Blueprint 0

He who read a book written by Dale Carnegie, named “How to win friends and influence people”. He may find lots of Carnegie’s commendation and eulogies to Lincoln, where he referred and saluted Lincoln with admiration.The dithyramb of Carnegie to Lincoln is because of Carnegie’s real genre to the people. Mr. Carnegie wrote a book on human relations which he Read More

Atiku deserves to be president

September 9, 2021 Blueprint 0

Recently, I was emotionally touched, psychologically defeated and baffled by the most worrisome security challenge in the past which put parents and children from Borno state in a real dilemma. It is over seven years since the abduction of female students from the GGSS Chibok, Yobe state when the state was hit by the Boko Haram insurgents initially in 2009. Read More

Adieu, Muh’d Danladi Mamu

September 7, 2021 Blueprint 0

Late Mallam Muhammad Danladi Mamu was a well trained and learned educationist. He was born into the family of a sound scholar Mallam Mamu Duba Gari. He was a brother to the publisher of Desert Herald, Mallam Tukur Mamu.He was the principal of GDJSS Dorawa, Kara and Mamudo, He was recently appointed as a director in Yobe Ministry of Education, Read More

LG congress: Buni commends APC members for peaceful exercise nationwide

September 5, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Chairman APC Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee and Yobe state Governor Mai Mala Buni, has congratulated the party faithful, stakeholders and congress officials on the peaceful and successful conduct of the party local government congresses across the country. In a statement signed Sunday in Abuja, by his spokesman, Mamman Mohammed, quoted Buni as saying “Reports reaching my office indicate Read More

LG congress: Let’s conduct peaceful exercise, Buni charges APC members

September 3, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Yobe state governor and Chairman APC Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee, Hon. Mai Mala Buni, has urged members of the party to conduct themselves peacefully during the local government congress of the party holding Saturday across the country. Buni, through a statement signed by his spokesman Mamman Mohammed, Friday in Abuja, described the exercise as a family affair that should Read More

Erotica: The most misunderstood genre

September 1, 2021 Sule Abubakar Mark 0

In our contemporary society, many people have preconceived notions about the art of writing erotica. Erotic literature has become a taboo theme because of its peculiar prurient qualities. It has become an object of scorn, and it’s a scathing attack on entire literature. And the bitter irony is that some supposedly educated people, or better put, some acclaimed literary pundits Read More

Breaking: 6 Anambra lawmakers abandon APGA, join APC

September 1, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Six serving members of the Anambra State House of Assembly under the platform of the All  Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) have defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) ahead of the forthcoming governorship election in the state. Chairman APC Caretaker and Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee and Yobe state Governor Mai Mala Buni, have however, recieved the lawmakers and imediately presented Read More

Post Conflict: SEMA, IPI organises spelling competition in Yobe

August 29, 2021 Yusuf A Yusuf 0

As part of it’s response to state of emergency on education declared by yobe state governor Mai Mala Buni, the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) in collaboration with Intellectual Potential Initiative (IPI) Saturday organised a spelling Bee competition for junior secondary schools across the 17 local government area of yobe state. Member yobe state House of Assembly, Chiarman House Committee Read More

Yobe @ 30: Buni building on successes of previous administrations- Media aide

August 24, 2021 Yusuf A Yusuf 0

The director-general press and Media Affairs to Yobe state Governor, Alhaji Mamman Mohammed has said the foundation laid by previous administrations in the state paved way for the success being recorded by Governor Mai Mala Buni’s administration of continuity, consolidation and innovation. He said “despite the Insurgency and economic challenges, the commitment of governor Buni’s transformation has been achieved ranging Read More

Crisis looms as APC, Buni dare court

August 20, 2021 Blueprint 0

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) appears to be walking the tight rope following recent pronouncement by the Supreme Court on the Ondo governorship election which affirmed the victory of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, KEHINDE OSASONA writes. There has been multiple brick-bat amongst members of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) over the legality or otherwise of the elongation of the Read More

Climate change: Yobe, UN Ocha flags off tree planting campaign

August 20, 2021 Yusuf A Yusuf 0

In an effort to curtail the effect of climate change and environment degradation, Yobe state government in collaboration with UN Ocha Thursday embarked on tree planting campaign in the state. The United Nation Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator for Nigeria, Mr Edward Kallon, represented by David Lubari Lominyo, of United Nations office for the coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN Ocha) representing Read More

Anambra: APC’s chances of landslide victory certain – Buni

August 17, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Chairman Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Yobe state governor, Mai Mala Buni, said the chances of his party in winning the forthcoming governorship election with a landslide victory has increased. Buni stated this Tuesday in Abuja while inaugurating National Campaign Committee of the party head by governor Hope Uzodinma as chairman. Other party Read More

Vulnerable women farmers get agric inputs in Yobe

August 17, 2021 Yusuf A Yusuf 0

Yobe state government in Collaboration with North East Development Commission (NEDC) on Monday distributed Agricultural inputs to 769 Vulnerable Women farmers who were affected by insurgency. Yobe state NEDC focal person Ali Ibrahim Abbas said, the agric inputs is for the vulnerable women farmers  that lost their husband and became the breadwinners  over  the last ten years. He further revealed Read More