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Russia-linked sources are using social media in an attempt to influence elections in the European Union, according to a new report on disinformation released today by the European Commission, just one month after parliamentary elections in the union.

EU launches €26 million recovery programmes for 52,000 households in Yobe

The European Union has launched two projects with €26 million funding support to assist 52,000 households in Yobe state.
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EU inaugurates €26 million recovery project in Yobe

The European Union (EU) has said it has launched €26 million (Euros) project in Yobe state to strengthen recovery and resilience of internally displaced persons and other vulnerable groups.
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Elections: APC, PDP, seven other parties to constitute 9th House of Reps

Going by the official list of members-elect for the 9th House of Representatives assembly, a total of nine political parties will have representatives in the chamber.

Yobe elections: APC leads 10 local governments

Collation of election results for the gubernatorial election in Yobe state has been adjourned to 4 pm today.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Elections: We regret voting Atiku Abubakar – PDP defectors

No fewer than 1,500 officials and supporters of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Yobe on Tuesday defected to APC saying, they regretted voting Atiku Abubakar, PDP candidate in the presidential election.
Brig.-Gen. Bulama Biu, Acting General Officer Commanding 7 Division of the Army addressing the troops

Elections: Group lauds troops for paying supreme price in North East

Concerned Professionals’ Congress (CPC) has lauded troops for paying the supreme price that enabled the people of the North East, especially Internally-Displaced Persons (IDPs), to vote freely in the recent Presidential and National Assembly elections despite Boko Haram’s threats and attacks.

APC leads in announced National Assembly results

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released results of 118 National Assembly seats out of the 469.

Five terrorists, four soldiers killed in Boko Haram attack on Yobe

Five Boko Haram members, an officer and three soldiers died on Saturday, at Buni Yadi in Gujba Local Government Area of Yobe, during encounter between troops and the terrorists.
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Boko Haram: INEC to provides alternative voting centres in Yobe

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), in Yobe state said it would provide an alternative voting centres for areas identified as inaccessible due to Boko Haram insurgency.
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INEC identifies 24 inaccessible polling units in Yobe

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Yobe, says it has identified 24 inaccessible areas with security challenges where elections will not hold.

Court sets up thee-member panel to review ex-NSA Dasuki’s trial

A Federal Capital Territory High Court has set up a three-member panel to resolve the logjam arising from the trial of Sambo Dasuki for alleged money laundering charges.
At least 30 Nigerian soldiers have been killed in a gun battle with Boko Haram fighters who overran a military base in the country's northeast, according to military sources.

Nigerian Army neutralises Boko Haram insurgents in Buni-Yadi

The 27 Task Force Brigade and Nigeria Army Special Forces School, Buni-Yadi, Yobe, on Sunday neutralised scores of Boko Haram insurgents who attacked the military base.
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Boko Haram insurgents killed in Yobe, ammunition recovered

The 27 Task Force Brigade and Nigeria Army Special Forces School, Buni-Yadi, Yobe, on Sunday neutralised scores of Boko Haram insurgents who attacked the military base.

Foreign affairs minister Khadija Ibrahim resigns

Recall that she had last year contested against and defeated her son-in law, Mohammed Bukar-Ibrahim, to pick the ticket of the All Progressives Congress in October 2018
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Boko Haram attacks Buni Gari town

Suspected Boko Haram insurgents yesterday attacked Buni Gari town in Gujba local government area of Yobe state.
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Malnutrition: UNICEF reaches over 1m children in Yobe, Borno

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says no fewer than 1,239,802 children has been given Vitamin ‘A’ supplementation in Yobe and Borno through the support of the Department of International Development (DFID).

NCDC: 1,110 dead as cholera ravages 29 states in Nigeria

Nigeria has recorded 1,110 deaths this year from cholera outbreaks in 29 states across Nigeria as the disease claims more lives in more parts of the country.

Nigerian Army overpowers Boko Haram insurgents in Yobe

The Nigerian Army said the situation at Katarko in Gujba Local Government Area of Yobe had been brought under control after troops foiled terrorists attempted attack on the military location in the town.

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Colombia enjoyed a 1-0 win over Paraguay at the Copa America in spite of fielding a second string side on Sunday in the Brazilian city of Salvador.

Copa America: Relentless Colombia win again in spite of sweeping changes

Colombia enjoyed a 1-0 win over Paraguay at the Copa America in spite of fielding a second string side on Sunday in the Brazilian city of Salvador.
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20 bandits, kidnappers arrested in Katsina

Troops have arrested 20 bandits and kidnappers in Katsina State, among them a notorious kingpin, the Army said yesterday.
Nordin Amrabat of Morocco challenged by Petrus Shitembi of Namibia during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Finals match between Morocco and Namibia at Training at Al-Salaam Stadium, Cairo, Egypt on 23 June 2019. ©Samuel Shivambu-BackpagePix

Afcon: Morocco sneaks past Namibia 1-0

Namibian Itamunua Keimuine headed an 89th-minute Hakim Ziyech free-kick into his own net to gift Morocco a 1-0 victory on Sunday in the opening Africa Cup of Nations Group D match.

Wife stabs husband in Kano

The Bayero University Kano law student on Friday night at about 1.30a.m. at their home at Ungwar Mai Kalwa, Naibawa quarters in Kumbotso Local Government Area of Kano State reportedly stabbed her husband, Saheed Husaini, because she suspected him of communicating with some women on phone.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo attended a church service on Sunday at the RCCG Regional Parish in New York, United States, where he gave a sermon and also prayed fervently for Nigeria 3

In Puctures: VP Osinbajo prays for Nigeria in New York, meets Nigerians

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo attended a church service on Sunday at the RCCG Regional Parish in New York, United States, where he gave a sermon and also prayed fervently for Nigeria.