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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.”

Yobe government promises to sustain immunisation coverage

The Yobe State Government on Monday said it will remain committed to ensuring the success of routine immunisation in the state.
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Yobe government targets vaccination of one million livestock

Yobe government said it had concluded arrangement to vaccinate no fewer than one million livestock following reported cases of animal diseases in some parts of the state.
Cholera kills 61 persons in Yobe

Cholera kills 61 persons in Yobe

Yobe government on Friday confirmed 906 fresh cases of cholera with 61 deaths and 50 others still on admission in hospitals across the state.

Khadija Abba Ibrahim joins Yobe guber race

“Hon Khadija who previously served as Commissioner in Yobe state, as well as three times Member of the House of Representatives before her elevation to the position of Minister of State, Foreign Affairs, is a lady who dedicated her entire life to the service of the nation and humanity.”

Yobe government subsidies fertiliser price to boost agriculture

Yobe State Government has commenced the sale of 8,640 tonnes of fertilizer at a subsidized price of N3,000 per bag for the 2018 cropping season to boost agriculture.

Yobe government calls for calm over late distribution of fertilizers

The Yobe State Government, on Wednesday, appealed to farmers in the state to be calm over the late distribution of fertilizer.

Yobe awards contract for N1.7 billion airport equipment

The Yobe State Government on Thursday awarded a N1.760 billion contract to United Aviation Services for the supply and installation of communication gadgets at the Damaturu International Cargo Airport under construction.

Yobe government spends N9 billion on water supply

The Yobe State Government in collaboration with African Development Bank (AfDB) had spent N9 billion on provision of safe drinking water in the state in the last seven years.

Yobe government entices workers with land, farm inputs to embrace agriculture

The Yobe State Government says it has procured 1,000 hectares of land and loaned it out along with other farm inputs to civil servants to enable them engage in farming activities.

Yobe government set up task force to check illegal tree felling

In a bid to protect the environment and preserve natural resources in Yobe state , the state government has set up a Task Force to check illegal tree felling as well as production and transportation of fresh wood and charcoal.

Yobe government approves N3.4 billion for capital projects

The Yobe State Government, on Wednesday, approved N3.4 billion for various capital projects in the state.

Yobe government shuts down IDPs camp in Damaturu

As part of return of peace in the State, Yobe State government has closed the Pompomari Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) Camp in Damaturu on Wednesday morning.

Yobe government declares end to cholera outbreak

The Yobe State Government on Tuesday officially declared over an end to cholera outbreak in the state.

Ramadan: Yobe government distributes items to IDPs, orphanages

The Yobe State Government on Sunday distributed 17,501 bags of rice, cooking oil, sugar, tomatoes, and clothes to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), orphanages and indigent persons across the 17 local government areas of the state.

Yobe government creates dedicated account for N11 billion cargo airport

The Yobe Government says it has established a dedicated account to ensure the completion of the N11 billion Damaturu International Cargo Airport before the tenure expiration of the present administration.

Boko Haram: 80% damaged electricity installations in North-East restored – minister

The Federal Government on Monday said that it had restored 80 per cent of the electricity transmission and distribution installations damaged by insurgents in the North-East.

Yobe government to adopt whistle blowing policy to curb tree poaching

The Yobe State Government says it will adopt whistle-blowing policy to curb the activities of tree poachers and save the state from increasing desert encroachment and environmental degradation.

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