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Minors kidnap 3-year-old boy in Yobe, demand N50,000 ransom

A 3-year-old boy was kidnapped by minors aged 12 and 14 for a ransom of N50,000 in Potiskum, Yobe State. This was according to a...

Why PDP is asking court to sack Yobe State governor

THE People's Democratic Party (PDP), in a suit filed on August 12, has asked an Abuja Federal High Court to sack Yobe State Governor...

EU targets over 52,000 households in Yobe with €26m intervention

OVER 52,000 households will directly benefit from two new European Union (EU)-funded projects aimed at strengthening the recovery and resilience of internally displaced persons...
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Cholera outbreak: Yobe State records over 900 cases, 61 deaths

AN outbreak of cholera has claimed 61 lives in Yobe State while 906 people have been infected with the disease.  Commissioner of Health in the state,...

Eight soldiers killed, three injured as Boko Haram insurgents ambush army convoy in Yobe

By Musdapha Ilo, Maiduguri EIGHT soldiers were on Saturday killed and three injured when Boko Haram gunmen ambushed the convoy of an army Commanding Officer...

‘Nobody handed Dapchi to us’ — police continue blame game with army

  The Yobe State Police Command says it was not informed by the army authorities that soldiers were pulling out of Dapchi shortly before the...
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Police ‘arrest’ Dapchi residents protesting abduction of schoolgirls

  The police in Yobe State are arresting people who were believed to have engineered a protest against Ibrahim Gaidam, Governor of the State, on Thursday. This...

‘I won’t come back to school’ — girl now in fear of Boko Haram after mass abduction in Yobe

After a high-figure abduction by Boko Haram, some girls of Government Girls Secondary School (GGSS) Dapchi, Yobe State, are no longer interested in schooling. Aishatu...

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Court jails Senator Nwaoboshi for seven years over money laundering

THE Lagos Division of the Court of Appeal has sentenced a serving Senator, Peter Nwaoboshi, to seven years in...

Nigeria-UK Migration Agreement: Smugglers, illegal migrants to face maximum sentence, deportation

THE United Kingdom government has signed a new migration agreement with Nigeria that will deter illegal migration, the Home...

Buhari condemns Shiroro attack, asks Nigerians to pray for safe return of abducted victims

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has condemned Thursday's terrorist attack in Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger State, describing it as...

Court orders NIMC, NIS to release kidney donor’s biodata to Ekweremadu

A FEDERAL High Court in Abuja has ordered the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) and the Nigeria Immigration Service...

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