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    Flood Destroys 250 Houses In Yobe

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    Flood destroyed over 250 houses in Jakusko local government area of Yobe State at the weekend. The council chairman, Hon. Babangida Jaba, confirmed that over 250 houses were in the flood as a result of a heavy downpour. According to residents of the affected areas, the incidence occurred mostly over the weekend following a heavy…

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    Economic Crunch: Yobe Suspends Traditional Hajj Team

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    Yobe state government has suspended the traditional Amir Hajj team for this year hajj rites in Saudi Arabia. Chairman of Muslim pilgrim commission, Alhaji Ibrahim Al’arab who disclosed this said the essence was to save cost in the face of hard economic realities. Speaking to newsmen in Damaturu the Yobe state capital, he said that…

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  • IDPs Cry Out Over Shortage Of Drugs

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    Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Yobe State have cried out over the shortage of drugs at the IDPs’ camps which forced them to apply herbal medicines. One of the women leaders at the camp, Hajiya Yagana Musa, who spoke to LEADERSHIP over the weekend, noted that life has been difficult for the children and women…

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    Change In NNPC Timely, Says Girgi

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    The appointment and the reconstitution of Board of Directors of the NNPC has been described as a timely and well-articulated action. A member of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Campaign Council, Alhaji Ibrahim jirgi made the commendation in a Press statement he personally signed in Damaturu, Yobe state on Friday. He said that, the…

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    Yobe University, UN Establishes Humanitarian Research Centre

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    Yobe State University in collaboration with UN- World Food Programme and NEMA has established a Centre for Research and Capacity Building in Humanitarian Studies to help in converting crisis bedeviling Yobe and the Northeast region. Speaking to newsmen at the end of two days stakeholders workshop in Damaturu, Yobe state, after workshop the University’s Vice…

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  • SSG Lauds PMB For His Sincerity, Focus

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    Former secretary to Yobe State government, Engr Baba Goni Machina, has said that the activities of President Muhammadu Buhari in office have demonstrated that he is sincere and focused to return the nation to the path of greatness. Machina who said this to LEADERSHIP added that President Buhari’s activities so far have shown that he…

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    Boko Haram Attacks Fika Village, Kills 7

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    Suspected Boko Haram members on Friday night launched an attack on Kwanti village in Fika local government area of Yobe State, in which 7 persons were killed, LEADERSHIP Sunday gathered. A witness, Isa Dafa, confirmed to our correspondent on phone that the insurgents stormed the town at about 11:40pm and started shooting. He said many…

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