Yobe: Hours after disbanding the cabinet, the government made new appointments [See List]

Following the dissolution of the State Executive Council, the Governor of Yobe State, Mai Mala Bani has approved the appointment of seven Senior Special Assistants. This was disclosed by his spokesman, Mamman Mohammed, in a statement made available to reporters in Damaturu on Friday. The newly appointed SSAs are: Dr. Muhammad Sani (SSA on Education), … Read more

May 29: Police beef up security in Yobe, warn miscreants, thugs against theft, vandalism

The Commissioner of Police, Yobe State Command, Garba Ahmed, has deployed both personnel and operational assets for the fortification of the August 27, Stadium, Damaturu, the venue of the inauguration of Governor-elect Mai Mala Buni. This is to ensure the safety and security of all the guests and well wishers at the venue. This was … Read more

Yobe LG chair dies less than 24 hours after taking oath

The newly appointed Chairman, Caretaker Management Committee of Karasuwa Local Government Area of ​​Yobe State, Hon. Lavan Gan passed away on Thursday. According to reports, Gana died at the Federal Medical Centre, Nguru after a brief illness. This is coming as all 17 LG chairpersons of the caretaker management committees will be sworn in by … Read more

SEMA, UN agency steps up flood mitigation, response work in Yobe

The Yobe Emergency Management Agency in partnership with the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN OCHA) has conducted a 4-day field visit to flood-prone communities in four local government areas of the state. SEMA Executive Secretary Mohamed Goje disclosed this on Sunday, noting that the communities visited are under the local … Read more

Yobe resident doctors open front against joining nationwide warning strike

The Yobe State wing of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has resolved not to join the nationwide five-day warning strike launched by the national body. The president of the association in Yobe State, Dr. Mai Booker Kalli, who briefed the association’s position after a meeting with the state government’s secretary Baba Mallam Wali … Read more

Yobe government announces date for local government election – Royal Times of Nigeria.

The Governor of Yobe State, Mai Mala Bani has approved the conduct of Local Government Council elections in the state on the twenty fifth of November this year. This is contained in a letter of notice dated May 11, 2023 and addressed by the Secretary to the State Government, Baba Mallam Wali, to the Acting … Read more

Yobe government announces LG election date

The Governor of Yobe State, Mai Mala Bani has given approval for the conduct of Local Government Council elections in the state on November 25, 2023. This is contained in a letter of notice with reference number YB/SIEC/GEN/03/V.II dated 11 May 2023 and addressed to the acting chairman of the Yobe State Independent Electoral Commission … Read more

Three killed in 271 houses submerged in floods in Yobe

Three people have been confirmed dead with 271 families displaced following heavy rains in Labba Kuka community in Gujab Local Government Area of ​​Yobe State. The Yobe State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) made this disclosure on Sunday through its verified Facebook page. The agency noted that its flood response team jointly with the councilor representing … Read more

Troops bombard ISWAP position, kill hundreds of terrorists in Yobe

Troops of the 27 Task Force Brigade in Bani-Gari, Yobe, bombarded ISWAP terrorists’ hideout with heavy artillery after a gun truck convoy was spotted. The incident took place last Saturday, April 29, 2023 at Ambia village in Gujab Local Government Area of ​​Yobe State. Reports indicated that the artillery bomb hit a gun truck of … Read more

Yobe fraudsters confess to producing counterfeit money for 4 years

The Yobe Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), has arrested two suspected fraudsters, Mustapha Umar, 33, and Abubakar Fannami, 30, in Damaturu. ASC Bala Garba, the Command’s Public Relations Officer disclosed this in an interview on Monday. Garba said on April 13 at about 1300hrs, a laundry shop owner, Hassan Bulama … Read more