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    PTAD Begins Verification Of Federal Pensioners In North East

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    The Executive Secretary, Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD), Mrs Sharon Ikeazor has said that  verification of federal  pensioners in North East geo-political zone  has commenced, aimed at identifying ghosts workers and putting stop to fraudulent payments. In a  press statement made available to newsmen in Yola, yesterday, Ikeazor, said the exercise flagged-off in Yola would…

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  • NBA Yobe Cries Foul Over Extortion At Check Points

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    The Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), Yobe State Chapter, has expressed dismay over the extortion of money from motorists at check points dotted along Potiskum – Maiduguri Road. Chairman of the NBA, Yobe State Chapter, Barrister Bashir Mohammed Salihu, disclosed this during a press conference in his office. According to him, the present situation regarding security…

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    Irate Youths Attack PDP Lawmaker In Yobe

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    Suspected Irate youths of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Potiskum local government area of Yobe State, attacked a member of the State House of Assembly over what they described as his poor performance in the House for the past one year. Investigations by our correspondent showed that in the mob attack that lasted for…

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    Hired Assasins Kill Middle-aged Woman In Yola

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    Hired suspected assassins have killed a middle-aged woman, Mrs. Amina Dauji of Unguwan T.C in Yola town of Yola South local government area in Adamawa State. The deceased was said to have been murdered at her residence by the assailants while asleep. According to the village head of Bole, Alhaji Abdulmumini, Bakari Bole, “the assassins…

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  • Bomboy Urges FG To Provide More Fertilizer

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    The Managing Director of Mallam Madalla Group of Companies, Dr Ado Adamu otherwise known as Bomboy, has called on the Federal Government to provide more fertilizer to the farmers in order to boost agriculture. He made this disclosure yesterday, while addressing journalists in Damaturu, Yobe State Capital, on the need for the Agro Dealers, Fertilizer…

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  • PDP Chair: ‘North-East Behind Sheriff’

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    Members of the PDP North-East Region, have thrown their weight behind the leadership of Senator Ali Modu Sheriff as the Party’s national chairman. Six states of the region comprising Adamawa, Borno, Bauchi, Gombe, Yobe and Taraba have described the choice of Ali Modu as auspicious and apt considering the present state of the Party. Speaking…

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    Water Scarcity Hits Yobe IDP Camp As NGO Donates Items

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    Yobe State Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) comprising Gulani and Gujba local government areas of the state have expressed concern over the shortage of portable water in the camp. The situation is said to have led to scarcity of sachet water popularly known as “ Pure water” it was gathered that the current situation is not…

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    Rep Calls For Re-opening Of Banks In Potiskum

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    The chairman, House Committee on Chad Basin Development Authority, Hon Sabo Garbu who represents Potiskum/Nangere federal constituency of Yobe State has called for the re-opening of eight commercial banks shut down in the last four years after series of attacks by suspected Boko Haram insurgents in Potiskum, Yobe State. According to him, the call was…

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