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Flood has submerged 500 farmlands, while also destroying over 37 houses, following a torrential rainfall in four communities under Tarmuwa local government area of Yobe State.

Flood submerges farmlands, destroys houses in Yobe

Flood has submerged 500 farmlands, while also destroying over 37 houses, following a torrential rainfall in four communities under Tarmuwa local government area of Yobe State.
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Bayelsa guber: APC knows fate today as court rules on primaries

The Court of Appeal has reserved ruling on the order of a Sagbama High Court in Yenagoa stopping the All Progressives Congress (APC) from holding its Bayelsa State governorship primary elections using the direct method.
Hon Mai Mala Buni

Bayelsa guber primaries: Yobe governor appointed returning officer

Yobe State Governor Mai Mala Buni has been appointed by the National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressive Congress (APC) to serve as Returning Officer for the Bayelsa APC Governorship Primaries.
The President of the Senate, Dr. Ahmad Lawan and Yobe State Governor, Mai Mala Buni, have expressed their sympathies with victims of flooding in Bade Local Government and ten other local government areas of the state.

Senate president, Yobe governor react as flood renders 4,000 homeless

The President of the Senate, Dr. Ahmad Lawan, and Yobe State Governor, Mai Mala Buni, have expressed their sympathies with victims of flooding in Bade Local Government and ten other local government areas of the state.
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.

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.
Mai Mala Buni

Governors Buni, Zulum approve key appointments

Yobe State Governor Mai Mala Buni and his Borno State counterpart Prof. Babagana Umara Zulum have made key appointments for their administrations.
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.

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.

Governor Gaidam endorses Maimala Buni as Yobe APC governorship candidate

The Yobe State Governor, Alhaji Ibrahim Gaidam, on Friday endorsed Alhaji Maimala Buni, the National Secretary of the All Progressives Congress, as the governorship candidate for the 2019 election in the state.

Eid el-Kabir: Yobe government imposes 12-hour restriction on vehicular movement

Yobe State Governor, Alhaji Ibrahim Gaidam, has placed a 12-hour restriction on vehicular movement to allow for hitch-free celebration of Eid-el-Kabir in the state.

Senator Ibrahim: How I became Yobe governor in 1992 with N20,000

A former Governor of Yobe State and senator representing Yobe East Senatorial district in the National Assembly, Sen. Bukar Abba Ibrahim, on Monday, unveiled a book which he said would redefine Nigerian politics.
Senator Bukar Abba Ibrahim (APC, Yobe East)

Senator urges President Buhari on implementation of 2018 Appropriation Act

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Ecology and Climate Change, Sen. Bukar Ibrahim, on Thursday, urged President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure adequate implementation of the N9.12 trillion 2018 Budget.

Democracy Day: Governor Gaidam approves N3.72 billion for local councils to execute projects

As part of its democracy day celebration, Yobe State Governor Ibrahim Gaidam has approved N3,723, 897, 614.40 for the execution of various social development projects in the 17 local government areas of the state under the Local Government Action Plan.

Governor Ibrahim Gaidam approves 100% payment of new salary structure for Yobe health workers

The Governor of Yobe State, Ibrahim Gaidam, on Tuesday, approved the full implementation of the salary structure for all nurses, pharmacist and related medical personnel under the Consolidated Health Salary Structure (CONHESS).

Boko Haram: I won’t return to Dapchi school – student

A year two senior student of the Government Girls Science Technical College, Dapchi, has said she will not return to the school even after Boko Haram returned nearly all 110 students kidnapped from the school.

Bill Gates, Aliko Dangote, six governors sign MoU on immunisation

Bill Gates, Aliko Dangote and six Governors on Wednesday signed a memorandum of understanding on improved access to immunization across Northern Nigeria.

Governor Fayose congratulates parents of released Dapchi girls

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, has congratulated parents of the abducted Dapchi schoolgirls that were released today and sympathized with parents of five of the girls that reportedly died.

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