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How Boko Haram evades air bombardment – Nigerian Army

The Nigerian Army on Monday unveiled a new trick used by the Boko Haram insurgents to evade air detection and bombardments by troops.

Boko Haram’s Abubakar Shekau no longer a threat – Nigerian Army

The Nigerian Army has said that the main leader of the Boko Haram terrorists group, Abubakar Shekau, is no longer a threat to the counter-insurgency operations.

Yobe govt performs free VVF surgeries to 150 women

The Yobe State Government has performed free surgeries on 150 women suffering from Vesico Vaginal Fistula (VVF) at the newly established treatment centre in Damaturu, the state capital.

Governor Gaidam grants pardon to five prisoners

The governor of Yobe state, Ibrahim Gaidam, on Saturday granted pardon to five prison inmates who have been in jail for various offences.

NiMet warns air travelers, others about harmattan

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet), has advised air travelers, road users and the public to exercise caution in their operations to avoid negative effect of the current adverse weather condition.

Governor Gaidam suspends local council chief over alleged N38m Hajj fraud

The Yobe State Governor, Ibrahim Gaidam, has approved the suspension of the Chairman of Potiskum Local Government, Alhaji Moh’d Musa, over alleged misappropriation of Hajj fund.

Yobe college expels 16 Students over examination malpractice

Sixteen students of the College of Administrative and Business Studies (CABS), Potiskum in Yobe state have been expelled over examination malpractice.

NiMet predicts partly cloudy, hazy weather for Saturday

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted partly cloudy weather condition over central states of the country on Saturday morning.

NUJ to honour Governor Gaidam for healthcare delivery

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) says it will honour Gov. Ibrahim Gaidam of Yobe for developing primary, secondary and tertiary healthcare facilities to provide affordable and accessible healthcare in the state.

Rehabilitation: Fadama lll AF ll supports 520 households in Yobe

The Yobe State Fadama III Additional Financing (AF) ll project has distributed food assistance, Irrigation support, livestock and animal feeds to 520 households in the state.

Flooding: Fed govt rolls-out interventions for 41 roads

Considering the effect of rainfall on major roads in the country, the Federal Government on Tuesday disclosed plans to roll-out interventions for 41 major roads.

Yobe, World Bank empower IDPs to invest in agriculture

Yobe state government in collaboration with the World Bank have supported returnee Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and those still in camps with farm inputs.

Yobe Pilgrims Board officials arrested over missing Hajj fares

The Yobe State Police Command has arrested officials of the state’s Pilgrims Welfare Board and Potiskum Local Government Council over alleged missing hajj fares paid by 41 intending pilgrims.

Yobe court jails man for raping 3-year-old girl

A Chief Magistrate Court sitting in Potiskum has sentenced 18-year-old Yusuf Garba of Gabar-da-Kasuwa, Potiskum town in Yobe State to three years imprisonment for raping a 3-year-old girl.

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Three suspected Lassa fever cases recorded in Nasarawa

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