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Senate presidency: 61 senators-elect to vote Ahmed Lawan

The coast got clearer for Dr. Ahmed Lawan on Saturday in his quest to become the next Senate President following his endorsement for the race by no fewer than 61 Senators-elect .

Governor Gaidam: I am leaving Yobe better than l met it

Out-going Governor of Yobe State, Ibrahim Gaidam, said on Tuesday that he was leaving the state better than he met it 10 years ago.
Mai Mala Buni

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.
Ayuba Wabba

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.

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.
Hon Mai Mala Buni

INEC issues certificate of return to Yobe governor-elect, state lawmakers

The Independent National Election Commission (INEC) in Yobe State on Thursday issued certificates of return to the governor-elect, Mai-Mala Buni, and 23 members-elect of the State House of Assembly.

Yobe chairmen refuse to handover after expiration of tenure

Local government chairmen in Yobe State whose elected tenure expired early this month have refused to handover to their Directors of Personal Management as directed by Governor Ibrahim Gaidam.

Governor Gaidam approves payment of liabilities for retirees, deceased workers

Yobe State Governor Ibrahim Gaidam has approved N302, 294, 298.21 for the payment of liabilities for a total of 316 local government staff comprising 256 retirees and the next-of-kin of 58 deceased workers.

Yobe commissioner quits to became deputy governor

Yobe State commissioner of Budget and Economic Planning, Idi Barde Gubana, has relinquished his position to become the running mate of All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Hon. Mai Mala Buni.

Governor Gaidam cautions military on partisan politics

Gov. Ibrahim Gaidam of Yobe on Wednesday advised military personnel in the state to stay away from partisan politics and the electioneering process.
Peoples Redemption Party PRP

Former PRP presidential candidate Hassan Yusuf passes on

Alhaji Hassan Yusuf, a second republic Presidential candidate of the Peoples Redemption Party, has died at the age of 83 years.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday launched his re-election bid in Damaturu, with a pledge to improve on the gains recorded in the security sector.-1

President Buhari pledges improved security in North-East

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday launched his re-election bid in Damaturu, with a pledge to improve on the gains recorded in the security sector.

Yobe government approves N1.012 billion for payment of gratuity

Governor Ibrahim Gaidam of Yobe State has approved the sum of N1, 012, 168, 347.63 for payment of gratuities to 551 retired and deceased civil servants whose retirement or death happened between March 2018 and September 2018.
Boko Haram

Boko Haram terrorists reportedly behead Ibrahim Gaidam’s security aide

Boko Haram insurgents have reportedly beheaded a security aide to Governor Ibrahim Gaidam in Kukareta, a suburb of Damaturu, the Yobe State capital.

PDP condemns Zamfara, Yobe killings, says Muhammadu Buhari paying lip service

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned the unabated bloodletting and killing of innocent and vulnerable citizens in Zamfara state by marauders.
Distribution of the relief materials donated by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia donates relief materials to IDPs in Yobe

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia through King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre has donated relief materials to the Internally Displaced Persons affected by insurgency in Yobe State.
APC Nigeria Supporters

Group warns Yobe APC members against anti-party activities

Members of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in the Yobe South have been told that the party would no longer tolerate indiscipline or anti-party activities from them.

Federal government, World Bank commend Yobe for payment of counterpart funds

The Federal Government and the World Bank have commended Yobe government for its support through the payments of counterpart funds of Fadama projects.”

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Governor Abubakar Badaru Babura of Jigawa

Governors inaugurates committee to initiate uniform policies in APC states

The Progressive Governors’ Forum of the All Progressives Congress has inaugurated a governance programme steering committee to ensure uniformity of policy initiatives in all the APC controlled states.
They commended Governor Mai Mala Buni for concentrating on people oriented programmes and projects, most especially healthcare delivery.

Automatic employment of midwives excites Yobe residents

The automatic employment of 37 graduating students of the Yobe College of Nursing and Midwifery by the State Government has excited residents.
Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Saturday, commiserated with the Okonjo family and Ogwashi-Uku community on the death of the Obi of Ogwashi-Uku Kingdom, Prof. Chukuka Okonjo.

Tribunal verdicts: PDP congratulates Governors Okowa, Ikpeazu

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has congratulated Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State and his Abia counterpart, Okezie Ikpeazu, over the Governorship Elections Petition Tribunals judgment which upheld their elections.
The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, said on Friday that the National Assembly is eager to receive the 2020 budget proposals 5

Senator Lawan: We are hungry, thirsty to receive 2020 Appropriation Bill

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, said on Friday that the National Assembly is eager to receive the 2020 budget proposals.
Gov. Mai Mala Buni of Yobe on Friday presented cheques to nine beneficiary communities of the World Bank-supported projects.

Yobe governor seeks NEDC intervention on education, roads, others

Yobe State Governor Mai Mala Buni has listed key areas that he wants the North-East Development Commission (NEDC) to intervene in, as it rolls out its activities in the region to help people affected by the Boko Haram crisis to reclaim and rebuild their lives.