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Top Nigerian Professional Football League teams on Monday were handed easy draws at the 2019 Aiteo Cup Round of 64 games.

NNL matches on hold as Aiteo Cup takes centre stage

Organisers of the Nigeria National League (NNL), the second tier of Nigeria’s football league, have placed the 2018/2019 season on hold.
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Governor Gaidam’s aides lobby Maimala Buni for positions

Information available to newsmen in Damaturu, Yobe State capital, indicates that aides of the incumbent Yobe State Governor, Ibrahim Gaidam, are desperately engaged in lobbying for re-appointment ahead of the May 29 inauguration of the state’s governor-elect, Maimala Buni.
Rivers United put an end to Enyimba 12 match unbeaten run following a 1-0 win in their matchday-18 encounter at the Yakubu Gowon Stadium, Port-Harcourt on Wednesday evening as Akwa United win away at Omoku against Go Round.

Rivers United end Enyimba unbeaten run as Akwa United win away at Go Round

Rivers United put an end to Enyimba 12 match unbeaten run following a 1-0 win in their matchday-18 encounter at the Yakubu Gowon Stadium, Port-Harcourt, on Wednesday evening as Akwa United win away at Omoku against Go Round.
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El-Kanemi Warriors fined N3 million for crowd violence

The League Management Company (LMC) has announced a N3 million fine among other punishments for the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) side, El-Kanemi Warriors.

Yobe to distribute 2.3 million mosquito nets to households

Dr. Mohammed Lawan Gana, Executive Secretary, Yobe State Primary Health Care Management Board, has said that arrangements have concluded to distribute 2.3 Long Lasting Insecticidal Nets (LLIN) to households across the 17 local government areas of the state.
The Commissioner of Police, Yobe Command, Abdulmaliki Sunmonu, has dedicated an award to over 265 police officers who lost their lives in the course of fighting insurgents in the state.

Insurgency: Yobe police chief dedicates award to deceased officers

The Commissioner of Police, Yobe Command, Abdulmaliki Sunmonu, has dedicated an award to over 265 police officers who lost their lives in the course of fighting insurgents in the state.

Khadija Bukar-Abba drops ambition for Gbajabiamila, opts for majority leader’s seat

Member representing Damaturu, Tarmuwa, Gujba Gulani Federal constituency, Khadija Waziri Bukar-Abba, has opted out of the race for the position of speakership of the House of Representatives following the position of the party to settle for Gbajabiamila as the speaker of the ninth Assembly.
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NLC’s Ayuba Wabba to speak at Governor Gaidam’s book launch

President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) Comrade Ayuba Wabba will deliver a lecture at the public presentation of a book chronicling the one-decade stewardship of Governor Ibrahim Gaidam of Yobe state.

Motorists, commuters urge DPR to sanction stations hoarding petrol

Motorists and commuters in Damaturu, have urged the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) to sanction petrol stations not selling the product and creating artificial scarcity.

Rector urges North East commission to make education a leading priority

The Rector, Federal Polytechnic, Damaturu, Dr Usman Maijama’a Kallamu, has called on the newly established North East Development Commission to make education a leading priority to address the high level of illiteracy in the sub region.
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NEMA distributes food to relocated Borno community

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has commenced distribution of foodstuff to Borno community relocated in the wake of Boko Haram threats.

Damaturu residents hail Governor Gaidam over water supply

Residents of Damaturu, Yobe State capital, and other areas in the state metropolis, have poured encomiums on the state governor, Ibrahim Gaidam, and Mr. Usman Ahmed, the General Manager of Yobe State Water Corporation, over steady water supply in the areas.
Abia Warriors on Sunday ended their home goal drought with a 1-0 win against visiting Yobe Desert Stars of Damaturu in the Week 15 encounter of the Nigeria Professional Football League.

Abia Warriors pip Yobe Desert Stars in Umuahia

Abia Warriors on Sunday ended their home goal drought with a 1-0 win against visiting Yobe Desert Stars of Damaturu in the Week 15 encounter of the Nigeria Professional Football League.

APC advises Senator Ndume on party supremacy

The Yobe Chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC), has advised Sen. Ali Ndume (Borno-APC), to respect supremacy of the party and avoid placing personal interest above collective interest.

General Buratai commends troops over defeat of Boko Haram insurgents in Damaturu

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Thursday lauded the doggedness of gallant troops over defeat of Boko Haram insurgents at Maisadari community in the outskirts of Damaturu, Yobe.

Boko Haram: Police assure Yobe residents of safety

The Police in Yobe on Wednesday called on the general public to remain calm and to continue their normal daily activities without fear of molestation.
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Troops kill Boko Haram fighters in Damaturu ambush

The military say troops have inflicted heavy casualties on Boko Haram fighters who attempted to attack Damaturu, the Yobe State capital on Tuesday.
Troops of the Nigerian army wiped out a band of Boko Haram terrorists who attempted to attack Damaturu, the capital of Yobe on Tuesday.

Nigerian military repels Boko Haram attack in Yobe

The Sector 2, Operation Lafiya Dole of Nigeria Army in Damaturu on Wednesday, said it successfully repelled suspected Boko Haram insurgents that attempted to attack Damaturu, Yobe capital, on Tuesday.

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