How Yobe State Speaker I defeated got me arrested during Ramadan – Lawmaker-elect

  Majakura, who is a candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), defeated the speaker in a heated election contest to represent the Nguru II constituency of Nguru Local Government Area. He scored 6,648 votes, to defeat Mirwa, who scored 6,466 votes. The lawmaker-elect in an interview with Daily Trust revealed how he was arrested […]

Supreme Court declares Lawan as Yobe APC senatorial candidate

Senate president Ahmad Lawan. Photo/facebook/omoagege1 By Dennis Erezi The Supreme Court has affirmed Senate president Ahmad Lawan as the All Progressives Congress (APC) senatorial candidate for Yobe north. In a majority judgment delivered on Monday, the apex court allowed the appeal filed by the APC against Bashir Machina’s candidature. Justice Centus Nweze in the lead […]

Senatorial ticket: Lawan, Akpabio ineligible, INEC insists

From Romanus Ugwu, Abuja Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), yesterday, reiterated its resolve that Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, and former minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, were ineligible to contest next year’s election as senatorial candidates of Yobe North and Akwa-Ibom North West respectively. INEC equally dismissed report that it had succumbed to pressure from the […]

Family of late Yobe State govt staff, Aji Mamman, returns N11m of unearned pay

Family of late Yobe State govt staff, Aji Mamman, returns N11m of unearned pay Baba Aji Mamman told family to returrn unearned salaries to Yobe Government Survivors of Alhaji Baba Aji Mamman, a late staff of Yobe Rural Electrification Board in Damaturu, have fulfilled his last wish, by returning what was calculated to be his […]

Yobe Governor, Buni secretly marries Abacha’s daughter as fourth wife

The governor of Yobe State and chairman, All Progressives Congress (APC) Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee, Mai Mala Buni, has secretly married his fourth wife at a very private ceremony in Abuja. SaharaReporters gathered that the governor’s new bride is Gumsu Abacha, one of the daughters of former military Head of State, the late General Sani […]

Yobe Govt approves N9.2bn for capital projects

Gov. Mai-Mala Buni of Yobe By Ahmed Abba Gov. Mai Mala Buni has approved N9.2 billion for the execution of various capital projects in the state. Alhaji Abdullahi Bego, the Commissioner for Home Affairs, Information and Culture announced to newsmen after the council meeting in Damaturu. “The meeting ratified total spending of N8.9 billion for […]

Dapchi: Northern Christians schools threaten to withdraw from WAEC

— 23rd March 2018 • Atiku hails release of schoolgirls Gyang Bere, Jos Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Northern Nigeria, Reverend Yakubu Pam, has alleged that inability of  Boko Haram to release Miss Liya Nathan Sharibu, a Christian Dapchi schoolgirl, alongisde her school mates, over her refusal to denounce her faith, is an […]

Dapchi: I responded better than Jonathan –Buhari

In Dapchi, Yobe State, President Muhammadu Buhari said his administration’s response to the abduction of 110 schoolgirls from Government Girls’ Science and Technical College, was better than that of President Goodluck Jonathan’s government. Boko Haram kidnapped 110 students from Dapchi, Yobe state on February 19, 2018, and also, abducted 274 students from Government Girls Secondary […]

Dapchi School Girls Kidnapping: 10 Questions Police Leadership Must Ask

By Temitope Olodo 10 Questions Police Leadership Must Ask With serious concerns about insecurity in the educational sector; the police leadership in a given area are duty bound to map out the way their command would address security challenges and mitigate against it The following ten questions must be addressed by the police leadership in […]

Yobe: Insurgency has gulped N15bn – Gov.

-Sun Yobe State Governor, Alhaji Ibrahim Gaidam has urged residents who fled the state at the heat of the insurgency to return home, assuring them of adequate safety and security. The governor also said there is no area in the state under the control of Boko Haram, adding that the war against insurgency in that […]


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