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UN: 35,000 killed so far by Boko Haram in Nigeria

An estimated 35,000 persons have lost their lives in the ongoing Boko Haram insurgency in Adamawa, Borno, and Yobe States and other parts of Nigeria since the beginning of the conflict in 2009, the United Nations has said.

Sallah: North-East residents want stakeholders to emulate General Buratai, Nigeria Army

Residents of North-East Nigeria have expressed joy over the peaceful celebrations during the Eid celebrations and called on stakeholders to emulate Tukur Buratai and the Nigeria arm.

Flood ravages seven local councils in Yobe

Flood has washed away several houses and farmlands in seven Local Government Areas of Yobe State, threatening harvests this cropping season, an official has said.

NAHCON takes Hajj visitations to Nigerian pilgrims in Mina

The leadership of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) on Monday carried out its annual visitation to different tents housing states’ Pilgrims in Mina, Saudi Arabia.
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with all the 2019 Nigerian pilgrims over the successful completion of their Hajj rites and the Eid-el-Kabeer celebration.

Hajj: President Buhari congratulates pilgrims

President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with all the 2019 Nigerian pilgrims over the successful completion of their Hajj rites and the Eid-el-Kabeer celebration.
Mai Mala Buni

Yobe governor tasks media on rural coverage

The Yobe Governor, Mai Mala Buni, has urged media practitioners under the aegis of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) Yobe Council, to adequately cover rural areas in the state.
Hon Mai Mala Buni

Eid-el-Kabir: Yobe restricts vehicular movement for 11 hours

Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State has approved for the placement of restriction on the movement of vehicles across the state for a duration of 11 hours.

NSCDC deploys 800 personnel in Yobe for Sallah celebration

The Yobe Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has deployed no fewer than 800 of its men across the state to provide security during the Eid-el-Kabir celebration.
Aminu Masari

Katsina government employ 52 nurses, midwives

The Katsina State government have employed not fewer than 52 nurses and midwives and graduates of the Foundation Year Programme, FYP under Women for Health, W4H project to address shortage of female health workers in health facilities as well as address infant and maternal mortality in the state particularly in the rural communities.
Hon Mai Mala Buni

Floods destroy 300 houses in Yobe

No fewer than 300 houses and several farmlands have been destroyed by devastating floods in Ngalda, Yobe, newsmen reports.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

Eid-el-Kabir: Police chief orders deployment of personnel, equipment in public places

Joining them to keep the peace are personnel of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), while the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) is assigning its own to the highways to ensure safety.
National Bureau of Statistics NBS

NBS: Nigeria imports 5.61 billion litres of petrol in second quarter

The National Bureau of Statistics said 5.61 billion litres of premium motor spirit (PMS) was imported into the country in the second quarter of 2019.
Mai Mala Buni

Eid el-Kabir: Yobe government distributes food stuff to elderly, widows, others

Yobe state government has distributed food items to 5,000 elderly persons, widows and indigents in returnees’ communities across the state.
Mai Mala Buni

Panel laments educational decay in Yobe

The Technical Committee to revitalise Basic and Secondary Education in Yobe State has submitted its interim reports to Governor Mai Mala Buni with shocking revelation on the state of education.

Full list: Police release telephone numbers of PROs nationwide

With a view to making Nigeria safer and more secure for economic development and growth, the Public Relations Officer of the Nigeria Police Force DCP Frank Mba has released the hotline of PRO of state commands nationwide.

Miyetti Allah leader shot dead in Adamawa

Gunmen have killed a leader of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN).
The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has launched a Communication portal to receive meaningful suggestions and complaints with the aim of assisting pilgrims to the 2019 Hajj.

NAHCON: No intending pilgrim will be left behind

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has reassured intending pilgrims and the public that conveying Nigerian pilgrims will be concluded before closure of Saudi Arabian airspace.

Boko Haram: 27,000 civilians killed in 10 years – UN

An estimated 27,000 Nigerians died between 2009 and 2019 in the ongoing Boko Haram insurgency in Adamawa, Borno, and Yobe, the United Nations has said.

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Pastor blames devil, poor tithes for stealing N1.2 million SUV

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