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Cholera kills 61 persons in Yobe

Cholera kills 61 persons in Yobe

Yobe government on Friday confirmed 906 fresh cases of cholera with 61 deaths and 50 others still on admission in hospitals across the state.

Rains lead to bumper harvests, lower foodstuff prices in Yobe

Prices of foodstuff have crumbled in Yobe State as farmers commenced the harvesting of their produce, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.

Yobe government declares end to cholera outbreak

The Yobe State Government on Tuesday officially declared over an end to cholera outbreak in the state.

Democracy Day: Governor Gaidam approves N3.72 billion for local councils to execute projects

As part of its democracy day celebration, Yobe State Governor Ibrahim Gaidam has approved N3,723, 897, 614.40 for the execution of various social development projects in the 17 local government areas of the state under the Local Government Action Plan.

Jubilation in Dapchi as federal government return girls back to community

More jubilation greeted Dapchi Community today as parents of the freed girls trooped out to receive their children back from Abuja after meeting with President Mohammadu Buhari on Friday last week.

House of Reps members vow to veto President Buhari on Peace Corps Bill

Members of the House of Representatives have reacted to the rejection of Nigerian Peace Corps Bill by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Governor Shettima urges northern residents against further abduction by insurgency

Borno Governor Kashim Shettima on Sunday called on residents of the entire northern region to be extra vigilant and remain on guard against the moves of boko haram especially as it concerns rampant abductions.

Governor Gaidam faults Nigerian Army over mismanagement of insurgency

Governor of Yobe State, Ibrahim Gaidam, has blamed the security personnel helping in the management of the insurgency in the state for escalating the insurgency in the state by applying the wrong strategy in the state

Governor Geidam: 84 Dapchi schoolgirls still missing

Governor Ibrahim Gaidam has said that with recent developments, from Dapchi, certainly, eighty-four girls have been missing from the Government Girls Science Technical College GGSTC since the Monday abduction saga.

Senate wants remaining missing Yobe schoolgirls rescued

The Senate on Thursday urged the Federal Government to intensify efforts to ensure the safe return of all the schoolgirls abducted by insurgents in Yobe.

Federal govt urged to give accurate details on missing Yobe schoolgirls

The Bring Back our Girls Group, BBOG, has urged the federal government to give accurate details of the number of school-girls recently declared missing in Yobe State after their school was invaded by suspected Boko Haram insurgents.

Yobe school closed after Boko Haram attack

The Yobe State Government has announced the closure of Government Girls’ Technical College (GGTC), Dapchi, for a week following Boko Haram attack on the school on Monday.

Soldiers rescue some kidnapped Yobe schoolgirls

Some of the missing girls from a Yobe school attacked by the Boko Haram have been rescued, the state government has said.

President Buhari sends three ministers to Yobe over school attack

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the ministers of defence, Mansur Dan-Ali; information, Lai Mohammed; and foreign affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, to go to Dapchi village in Yobe to assess the reported abduction of schoolgirls.

Yobe shut school after Boko Haram attack

The Yobe State Government has announced the closure of Government Girls Technical College (GGTC), Dapchi, for a week following Boko Haram attack on the school, on Monday.

Police confirm abduction of 3 in Yobe Boko Haram attack

The police have confirmed abduction of three men by Boko Haram terrorists after an attack on a public school in Yobe State, on Monday night.

Police: No live lost to Boko Haram attack on Yobe girls school

Mr Abdulmaliki Sumonu, the Yobe Commissioner of Police, said on Tuesday that there was no loss of live in the suspected Boko Haram insurgents attack on Government Girls College in Dapchi town.

Boko Haram attacks girls school in Yobe

Boko Haram jihadists launched an attack on a girls boarding school in northeast Nigeria but the students and teachers fled to safety, witnesses said Monday.

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