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JNI calls for resignation of security personnel, urges government to take decisive action

Jama’atu Nasril Islam (JNI) under the leadership of the Sultan of Sokoto and President-General of JNI, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, has called for the resignation of erring security personnel over the rise in insecurity in the country.
Fulani herdsmen

Kullen Allah: Nigerian government fueling farmers, herders’ crisis

A Fulani herdsmen’s association, Kullen Allah Cattle Rearers Association of Nigeria, (KACRAN) said failure by the federal government to involve the right stakeholders in the formulation of agricultural policies and programs has incapacitated the sector to grow to it full potential in Nigeria.
Borno’s covid-19 response team has accepted and approved a recommendation by Governor Babagan Umara Zulum for the statewide lockdown to be relaxed coming Monday and Thursday for citizens to shop for food, Commissioner of Information, Baba kura Abba Jato announced at the briefing.

Borno donates three vehicles to RRS

In an effort to curtail the incessant attacks by the Boko Haram terrorists on Borno State, the state government has donated three Toyota Hilux vehicles to its security outfit, the Rapid Response Squad (RRS).
Gov. Mai Mala Buni of Yobe on Friday presented cheques to nine beneficiary communities of the World Bank-supported projects.

Yobe cargo airport for test landing Friday

Yobe State Governor Mai Mala Buni has said that the newly constructed Damaturu International cargo airport would commence test landing operation on Friday.
Gov. Mai-Mala Buni of Yobe has that the North East region was going through a hard time but it will bounce back.

Sallah: NEDC, Yobe distribute palliatives to vulnerable in Damaturu

In their efforts to make sallah celebrations easier during the Covid19 pandemic, Yobe State Government in partnership with North East Development Commission (NEDC) has reached out to Vulnerables at their Door steps through delivery of Food Items to 5,750 Households across 17 LGAs
The requests contained in three separate letters read at the beginning of plenary on Tuesday by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan. 1

Senator Lawan distributes palliatives to thousands in Damaturu, Yobe North

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has distributed food palliatives to thousands of residents in Damaturu and the six local government areas in Yobe North Senatorial District of Yobe State.

Coronavirus intervention group seeks media partnership in Yobe

The newly formed Yobe State Coronavirus, COVID-19, CSOs Intervention Group is seeking media support to enable it fully sensitize the state citizens.

10 killed, 27 injured in car accident

At least 10 persons, mostly elderly and youths were killed and 27 seriously injured when a pickup truck carrying goods and passengers lost control and veered into a ditch along Fika-Potiskum road, in Yobe State on Tuesday night.
The Yobe State Government has advised residents to adopt safeguard measures against the heat wave (hot season) being experienced in the state.

Yobe advises residents over heat wave

The Yobe State Government has advised residents to adopt safeguard measures against the heat wave (hot season) being experienced in the state.
Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu has been Director General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) since the 15th of August 2016.

Nigeria: 10 die of coronavirus in Kano, Ogun, three other states

No fewer than seven patients died of coronavirus-related complications in Kano and Ogun states on Friday.
Babagana Umara Zulum

Boko Haram: Borno governor establishes office in Auno

Gov. Babagana Zulum of Borno is to establish an outreach office in Auno village of Konduga Local Government, to encourage villagers fleeing from insurgency to return.
A member of the Yobe State House of Assembly representing Nguru Central Constituency, Lawan Nguru, has tested positive for COVID-19.

Yobe assemblyman tests positive for coronavirus

A member of the Yobe State House of Assembly representing Nguru Central Constituency, Lawan Nguru, has tested positive for COVID-19.
Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu has been Director General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) since the 15th of August 2016.

Nigeria records 148 new coronavirus cases, total now 2,950

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Tuesday recorded 148 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total number of infections in Nigeria to 2,950.
Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu has been Director General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) since the 15th of August 2016.

NCDC: Another lockdown most likely if Nigerians don’t observe social distancing

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says the federal government might be forced to implement another lockdown if Nigerians do not comply with social distancing measures, leading to a new explosion of infections.
The requests contained in three separate letters read at the beginning of plenary on Tuesday by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan. 1

Senate President celebrates Nigerian journalists on World Press Freedom Day

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has congratulated Nigerian journalists and all the stakeholders in the profession as they join their colleagues all over the globe to mark this year's World Press Freedom Day.
The Emir of Kaura-Namoda in Zamfara State, Alhaji Mohammed Ahmad Asha, has passed away in the early hours of Sunday.

Zamfara emir dies in isolation

The Emir of Kaura-Namoda in Zamfara State, Alhaji Mohammed Ahmad Asha, has passed away in the early hours of Sunday.
Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC)

Workers’ Day: Yobe NLC demands full implementation of N30,000 minimum wage

The Yobe State branch of the Nigeria Labor Congress, (NLC) has tasked the state government on the need to fully implement the N30,000 minimum wage as soon as revenue of the state improves.
The Yobe Commissioner for Health, Dr Muhammad Gana, on Saturday urged the public not to lose sight of the need to eliminate malaria, even as the world confronted COVID-19 pandemic.

Yobe commissioner harps on fight against malaria amidst coronavirus

The Yobe Commissioner for Health, Dr Muhammad Gana, on Saturday urged the public not to lose sight of the need to eliminate malaria, even as the world confronted COVID-19 pandemic.

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Abike Dabiri-Erewa

UAE paid for tickets, test fees for Nigerian evacuees – NIDCOM chief

The United Arab Emirates authorities paid for the flight tickets and coronavirus testing for some Nigerians evacuated from the country on Wednesday, the head of the Nigeria in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has said .

PDP demands Ibrahim Magu’s prosecution for ‘fraud’

The Peoples Democratic Party has demanded the prosecution of the suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, over alleged fraud.
Veteran Nigerian actor, Zack Orji, says he is saddened by the increasing rate of divorce in the country.

Zack Orji: No marriage is perfect

He said: “I believe that a lot of people go into marriage without being prepared to make the necessary sacrifice, so at the slightest provocation, they are ready to opt out and that is not the way it’s supposed to be. It’s supposed to be a union for life. For better for worse.”

Court declines to stop probe of Senator Okorocha by EFCC, Imo government

The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, on Wednesday, declined a request by former governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, for an interim injunction to stop the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, and panel of inquiry that was set up by the state government, from further investigating alleged financial infractions he committed while in office.

Nigerian government postpones 2020 WASSCE indefinitely

This was announced by the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, while speaking to State House Correspondents the weekly Federal Executive Council presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday.