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Courageous civilians foil suicide attack in Yobe mosque

The Nigerian Army said some courageous civilians on Sunday foiled a suicide bomb attack by a suspected female Boko Haram member on a mosque in Gashua, Gujba Local Government Area of Yobe.

MSF: 4,207 Cholera cases recorded in Yobe, Bauchi

The Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF), an international health volunteer group, said a total of 4, 207 persons were infected and treated of Cholera in northeast Bauchi and Yobe states.

Yobe cholera outbreak claims 13 lives in Yobe

A cholera outbreak in Gashua, Yobe, has claimed 13 lives out of 160 cases reported in the last six days, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

Cholera outbreak kills six in Yobe

Not fewer than six people have been confirmed dead following an outbreak of Cholera in Bade Local Government of Yobe State.

Fleeing Boko Haram insurgents trying to melt into Kano, Jigawa – Nigerian Army

The Nigerian Army on Saturday warned residents of Kano and Jigawa State to be on the lookout for members of Boko Haram fleeing from the Lake Chad region as their enclaves came under intense onslaught of the military.

1,050 Boko Haram insurgents surrender – Nigerian Army

The Nigerian Army on Saturday confirmed that 1, 050 insurgents had surrendered to troops in Lake Chad and Monguno general area of operations.

Boko Haram factional leader injured, wife killed in troops onslaught – Nigerian Army

Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole have continued the onslaught on Boko Haram terrorists enclaves in the Lake Chad region.

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.

JAMB disburses N28.8 million for prison examination centres

The sum of N28.8 million has been disbursed to provide computer sets that would allow prison candidates sit for the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, and Direct Entry, DE, the registrar of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB, Ishaq Oloyede, has said.

Senate leader Ahmed Lawan provides free surgeries to 600 indigent patients

Senate Leader, Ahmad Lawan, has sponsored Hernia and Hydrocelectomy surgery operations for 600 indigent patients in Yobe North Senatorial District, breaking superstitious belief that it was an incurable ailment.

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.

Senate leader offers free surgery to 4,000 vulnerable persons

No fewer than 4,000 vulnerable persons in six local government areas of Yobe North Senatorial District have benefited from free eyes surgery sponsored by Senate Leader Ahmad Lawan.

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