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September, 2020

  • 18 September

    Insurgency: Soldier Commits Suicide, Leaves Letter For Wife

    A Nigerian soldier fighting Boko Haram terrorists in the North-east, has reportedly taken his own life. Read Also: Edo 2020: IGP Orders Restriction Of Vehicular Movement TheCable quotes sources as saying that the soldier, a lance corporal, attached to the army’s 27 task force brigade in Buni Gari, Gujba Local Government …

August, 2020

  • 31 August

    Yobe Vigilante Group Kill Three Kidnappers In Ambush

    Three suspected kidnappers have been killed in an ambush by members of a vigilante group in Yobe State. Read Also: El-Rufai Orders Arrest Of Young Herder’s Killers In Kaduna It was gathered that the vigilante group launched a counter attack against the suspected kidnappers, who stormed Dungurum community in Murfa Kalam …

  • 18 August

    Kidnapped Yobe Village Head Regains Freedom

    Police Investigate Woman’s Murder On Farm

    Isa Mashio, the village head of Mashio in Fune Local Government Area of Yobe State, who was kidnapped on Monday has been freed by his abductors. Read Also: Teacher Gets 28 Months Jail For Stealing N28,000 This was confirmed by Dungus Abdulkareem, the Public Relations Officer of the Yobe State Police …

July, 2020

  • 1 July

    Police Discover Explosives Buried In Yobe Towns


    The Yobe State police command said it has discovered and diffused some explosives buried in Damaturu and Buni Yadi Local Governmenr Areas of the state. Read Also: Gunmen Storm Kogi Medical Centre, Interrupt COVID-19 Press Conference ASP Dungus Abdulkarim, the command’s spokesperson, who disclosed this in a statement, warned farmers in …

June, 2020

  • 29 June

    Yobe Gov’s Caretaker Cm’tee Appointment Doesn’t Contravene Our Constitution – APC

    The All Progressives Congress (APC) has defended the appointment of Mai Mala Buni, Governor of Yobe State, as the Chairman of its Caretaker Committee, saying the act is not in contravention of its constitution. The APC said this in a statement signed by Yekini Nabena, its immediate past deputy national …

  • 28 June

    Malami Defends Swearing-in APC Caretaker Committee

    Abubakar Malami, the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, has said he is empowered as a lawyer to administer the oath of office on a member of any political party in the country. Malami said this in a statement issued by Umar Gwandu, his Special Assistant on Media, …

  • 25 June

    APC Dissolves National Working Committee

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    The All Progressives Congress (APC) has dissolved its National Working Committee (NWC) led by Adams Oshiomhole, its suspended National Chairman, over the leadership crisis rocking the party. Read Also: Police Block APC National Secretary, Bulama, From Entering Party Secretariat The decision was taken at the National Executive Council (NEC) meeting of …

March, 2020

  • 5 March

    Dapchi Attack: Boko Haram Kills Eight Policemen, Burns Armoured Vehicle

    At least eight mobile policemen have been killed after Boko Haram insurgents attacked Dapchi, Yobe State, on Wednesday. Read Also: Charges On Deposits, Withdrawals Above N500,000 Take Effect April 1 Lieutenant Chinonso Oteh, acting Assistant Director of Army Public Relations of Sector 2, Operation Lafiya Dole, and Dungus Abdulkarim, police spokesperson …

February, 2020

  • 22 February

    Leah Sharibu’s Mum Has Suffered Ill Health Since Our Daughter’s Abduction – Father

    Nathan Sharibu, the father of Leah, the schoolgirl was kidnapped by terrorists in Dapchi, Yobe State, has revealed that her abduction and the continued stay in captivity has taken a toll on the health of the girl’s mother. Read Also: Boko Haram Kills Many, Burns Houses In Adamawa Town Leah was …

  • 21 February

    Boko Haram Attacks Motorists In Yobe

    Suspected Boko Haram insurgents have attacked motorists near Lantaiwa, a community located 70 kilometers north from Damaturu, the Yobe State capital. Read Also: Oluwo Of Iwo Rubbishes Suspension, Accuses Other Monarchs Of Jealousy The community is also 30 kilometers to Dapchi, where 110 schoolgirls were kidnapped in 2018. Lieutenant Chinonso Oteh, …

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