Tag: yobe

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 31, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 31st of May

Follow the links below to read our latest stories:   Nigerians on Twitter are remembering fallen heroes and persecution of ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 26, 2018

The Big 5: President Buhari blames the system for slow pace; NANS warns ASUU, FG to end strike or face confrontation | Other top stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today. Nigerian Army, in a statement signed by spokesman, 7 Div. Col. Onyema ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 27, 2018

The Late 5: Military Task Force arrests 3 suspects over Plateau Killings, Buhari plans re-organisation of security architecture and other stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: The Special Military Task Force in Plateau, Operation Save Haven on ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 4, 2018

The Big 5: Saraki dissociates self from Offa robbery, Nigeria Police launches free legal service scheme and other top stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki has dissociated himself from the Offa ...

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tosin adesinaFebruary 27, 2018

[The Injustice Blog] The Dapchi kidnapping, proves yet again that Buhari’s government is a sham

As it was in 2014 with the kidnap of the Chibok girls, so it is in 2018 with the Dapchi ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiFebruary 21, 2018

The Big 5: ‘Schoolgirls may have been taken in Yobe attack’, Trump moves to ban ‘bump-stock’ devices and other top stories

These are the top stories you should be monitoring today. The governor of Kaduna, Nasir El-Rufai was at the centre ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 27, 2017

Death toll in Boko Haram raid in Yobe rises to 15

Seven more bodies have been found after a Boko Haram raid on a military camp in North East Nigeria, a ...

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AzeezOctober 27, 2017

ISIS claims responsibility for death of 8 soldiers in Yobe

The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the death of eight soldiers in Yobe, after an attack. Why it matters: ...

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Samuel OkikeOctober 26, 2017

The Late 5: FEC approves 2018 budget draft estimate, Why Magu has remained silent on Mainagate scandal, and other top stories

Good evening. Here are the top 5 stories that drove conversation today: President Muhammadu Buhari presided over the Federal Executive ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 26, 2017

8 soldiers killed in Boko Haram raid

At least eight soldiers were killed in heavy fighting when Boko Haram raided a military camp and looted food from ...

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EditorOctober 26, 2017

[The Activism Blog] Why the UN refutes the Nigerian Army’s “technical defeat” of Boko Haram

The United Nations has nothing but a strong rebuttal for the federal government’s claim of technically defeating Boko-Haram in the ...

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Samuel OkikeOctober 25, 2017

The Late 5: Presidency to meet tomorrow over 2018 budget, Universities will admit only 30 percent of UTME candidates this year, and other top stories

Good evening. Here are the top 5 stories that drove conversation today: The presidency postponed today’s Federal Executive Council meeting ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 25, 2017

Suspected Boko Haram terrorists attack Yobe village

Suspected members of the insurgent group, Boko Haram Tuesday, attacked Sasawa village in Damaturu Local Government Area, Yobe, the News ...

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AzeezOctober 10, 2017

Yobe requests refund of N13bn expended for fight against insurgency

Yobe State governor, Ibrahim Gaidam has requested the refund of at least 30 per cent of N13 billion the State Government ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 9, 2017

President Buhari meets with 3 Northern governors

President Muhammadu Buhari Monday, met with three Northern governors in closed-door at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The three governors are: Ibrahim ...

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EditorOctober 4, 2017

[The Activism Blog] #IFollowTheMoney is championing transparency and accountability in government

While we are still impressed with the performance of BudgIT,  another Non-Governmental Organisation, Follow the money, an initiative of Connected ...

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AzeezAugust 9, 2017

Lassa fever: Four people quarantined in Yobe

Yobe State government has quarantined four people for clinical analysis over suspected case of Lassa fever. The state commissioner for ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 5, 2017

Boko Haram will forever remain technically defeated – Buratai

The Chief of Army Staff Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai has said that the Boko Haram insurgents will forever remain technically ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 25, 2017

Army arrests fleeing Boko Haram Terrorists in Yobe

Troops of 233 Battalion, 27 Task Force Brigade of Operation LAFIYA DOLE  On Monday July 25, in conjunction with vigilantes ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 19, 2017

Army intercepts wives, children of Boko Haram insurgents in Yobe

The Nigerian Army Wednesday said it had intercepted 37 people suspected to be wives and children of Boko Haram terrorists ...

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EditorJuly 4, 2017

A female Senator would be shamed into resigning, so what of Bukar Ibrahim?

by Alexander O. Onukwue What are the thoughts of the people of Yobe East Senatorial district on the conduct of ...

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ToluJuly 4, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: This Yobe Senator caught with two women should be flogged in public

“We have enough issues on our hands to begin to discuss a Senator with illicit affairs“, Lagos-based lawyer, Liborous Oshoma ...

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AzeezApril 18, 2017

Explosion kills one vigilante, injures 7 in Yobe

by Azeez Adeniyi A member of the local vigilante group has been killed while seven others were injured after an ...

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AzeezApril 12, 2017

Police, military engage in shoot-out in Yobe

by Azeez Adeniyi Some policemen and military officers on Wednesday engaged in a shootout in Damaturu, Yobe state over a ...

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AzeezApril 10, 2017

We are well-fed…We don’t want to return home yet – IDPs

Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Pompomari camp, Yobe have said they are not in a haste to return home. According ...

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AzeezJanuary 27, 2017

Boko Haram insurgents attack military base in Yobe

Suspected Boko Haram insurgents on Wednesday night attacked a military base in Yobe with the aim of dislodging the troops, ...

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Isime EseneJanuary 12, 2017

Mercy Abang: A tale of resilience – Journalists working under the veil of Boko Haram

by Mercy Abang “A 9-year-old boy dressed for school, turns to say goodbye, within the twinkle of an eye, a ...

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Isime EseneOctober 7, 2016

It’s today! The Future Project and YNaija present Conversations on ‘We Survived Boko Haram’ stories

The Ford Foundation and The Future Project in partnership with Y!/YNaija.com will be holding a 2-hour program tagged Conversations on ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 14, 2016

Soldiers kill 4 Boko Haram terrorists in Yobe

Members of the Nigerian Army on Wednesday killed four Boko Haram terrorists in a shootout at a village in Gaidam ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 12, 2016

Sheriff to Jonathan: You made PDP lose Borno, Yobe states

Factional National Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff on Friday blamed former President Goodluck Jonathan for the party’s ...

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