Tag: Yobe

Yobe Government to deduct November salaries of its civil servants as their contribution to education

Yobe Government says it will deduct 10 per cent of November basic salaries of its civil servants as their contributions to the current efforts to revive the education sector in the state. Muhammad Lamin, the Commissioner for Home Affairs, Information and Culture made this known at a press briefing on Monday[Read More…]

Yobe approves 65 years retirement age for teachers

Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe has approved the revised retirement age for teachers from 60 to 65 years. This is contained in a statement signed by the state’s Head of Service (HoS), Alhaji Muhammad Nura, in Damaturu on Tuesday. Nura said the civil service years had also been reviewed[Read More…]

Why we earlier denied unfortunate bombing of civilians in Buhari village — NAF

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said it has begun an investigation into fighter jet airstrike in ”Buhari village” in Yunusari Local Government Area of Yobe state. The affected community, Yunusari, which shares an international border with Niger Republic has an area of 3,790 km2 and a population of 125,821 according to[Read More…]

Flood washes out dead bodies in Yobe cemetery

Flood triggered by days of rainfall has washed out dead bodies at Low Cost Cemetery in Gashua local government area of Yobe. The flood also destroyed buildings in the area. Kaku Bulama-Bukar, the LGA’s community development officer, confirming the incident revealed that the downpour, which began on July 9, exposed[Read More…]

Yobe’s Governor Buni sends 32 students to Egyptian university to study the Quran

Yobe Governor Mai Mala Buni says he has approved the sponsorship of 32 students to Al Azhar University, Cairo, to study Qur’an and Arabic Language, despite Yobe State University offering the courses. Another university in the state is the Federal University of Gashua. Mr Buni, a chieftain of the ruling[Read More…]

Breaking: Police on red alert as Boko Haram plots to attack Abuja

Acting Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, has raised the alarm that members of Boko Haram terrorists are planning to carry out an attack on the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and the Plateau State capital, Jos. Baba, however, put the commissioners of police in both places on red alert, saying intelligence[Read More…]

Just In: Boko Haram attack new IGP’s hometown in Yobe

Geidam Local Government is currently under attack by Boko Haram terrorists. Residents who spoke with TVC News Yobe Correspondent said the insurgents stormed the town in large number and started shooting sporadically. Geidam is the hometown of the acting Inspector General of Police, Usman Baba Alkali. NewsWireNGR gathered that a[Read More…]

Yobe Governor appoints 30 social media aides

The Governor of Yobe State, Mai Mala Buni has approved the appointment of 30 new special assistants on social media. The appointments were contained in a letter signed by the Press Secretary to Secretary to the State Government, Shuaibu Abdullahi and also posted on the state government’s Facebook page NewsWireNGR[Read More…]

Chief Judge Of Yobe State, Nabaruma Musa Is Dead

The Chief Judge of Yobe State, Nabaruma Musa is dead. The legal luminary died on Monday night after a protracted illness at the National Hospital in Abuja This was confirmed by a family member of the late Judge, Hussaini Nabaruma on Tuesday Nabaruma was the Chief Judge of Yobe for[Read More…]

Yobe State Governor Buni Denies Corona Virus Related Deaths

Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe says Nigerians should disregard reports of COVID-19 related deaths in the state, saying that no such case was recorded. Buni said this in a statement on Thursday by his Director General, Press and Media Affairs, Malam Mamman Mohammed. “Our attention has been drawn to[Read More…]