Tags : Yobe State

Gunmen Attack: Yobe Community Village Head, Son Abducted

Gunmen suspected to be Boko Haram insurgents have attacked a community in Yobe State. The attackers went into Mashio community in Fune Local Government Council and started shooting sporadically, abducting the village head, Isa Mai Buba, and his son. The Police Public Relations Officer in the State, ASP Dungus Abdulkarim, and Acting Chairman of the […]

Father Impregnates 16-Year-Old Daughter In Yobe

The Yobe State Command of the Nigeria Police Force has paraded a 43-year-old father of eight for allegedly impregnating his 16-year-old daughter in Damaturu, the state capital. Speaking to journalists on Friday, July 10, 2020, the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Dungus Abdulkarim said the suspect had divorced his wife five years ago […]

APC Caretaker Committee Holds Meeting In Abuja

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Caretaker Committee and Extra-Ordinary Convention Planning Committee chaired by Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State are meeting behind closed doors at the APC Secretariat, on Monday, June 29, 2020. Members of the committee include: 1. Isiaka Oyetola, Governor Osun SW 2. Ken Nnamani SE 3. Stella Okorete – Women […]

Yobe State Chief Judge Is Dead

The Chief Judge of Yobe State, Justice Musa Nabaruma, is dead. A family member of the late Chief Judge, Hussaini Nabaruma confirmed this on Tuesday, May 19, 2020. According to him, Justice Nabaruma died on Monday night after a protracted illness at the National Hospital in Abuja, the nation’s capital. He served as the Chief […]

Boko Haram Attacks Motorists In Yobe

Suspected Boko Haram insurgents have attacked motorists near Lantaiwa, a community located 70 kilometers North from Damaturu the Yobe state capital and 30 kilometers to Dapchi where 110 schoolgirls were abducted in 2018. The Acting Assistant Director Army Public Relations, Sector 2 Operation Lafiya Dole, Lieutenant Chinonso Oteh said that operatives of the army have […]

Release Leah, With or Without Baby -Sharibu’s Family

The family of the Christian teenage schoolgirl abducted by Boko Haram terrorists in 2018, Leah Sharibu, has described reports that she had a baby boy in captivity as a rumour. A senior lecturer at the Department of Political Science, University of Jos, Dr Gloria Puldu, who speaks for the family, said all they wanted was […]

Yobe Govt Constitutes Minimum Wage Implementation Committee

Yobe State Governor, Mai Mala Buni, has constituted a Committee for the implementation of the ₦30, 000 new minimum wage for workers in the State. The Committee chaired by the Acting Head of Service, Mr Muhammad B. Nura, will work out modalities for the new salary increment. Other members of the Committee include representatives drawn […]

“We’re Always Praying For You”, Leah Sharibu’s Mum Tells Daughter

Leah Sharibu Mum, Mrs. Rebecca Sharibu , has sent a Christmas message to her daughter but however expressed unhappiness that she was not with the family to celebrate the Yuletide. According to her, the family were in great pains as she was not available to observer the Christmas celebration. Mrs. Rebecca Sharibu in a short […]