• 40-year-old deaf and dumb man defiles six-month-old baby in Yobe

    40-year-old deaf and dumb man defiles six-month-old baby in Yobe

    It was gathered that the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps Commandant in Yobe State, Dr. Muhammed Fari, on Monday said a 40-year-old deaf and dumb man, Shaaibu Danladi, defiled a six-month-old baby in Potiskum.

    The NSCDC boss, who decried the increasing cases of rape, indecency and breach of trust in the state, said medical report indicated that the baby sustained tear in her vagina down to her anus.

    He said the baby was undergoing medical treatment at the University of Maiduguri […]

  • PDP lawmaker empowers 400 youths in Yobe

    PDP lawmaker empowers 400 youths in Yobe

    Member of the House of Representatives for Nangere /Potiskum Federal Constituency in Yobe State, Hon. Sabo Garba, has empowered 400 physically challenged youths and women with skills acquisition materials.

    He disclosed this to newsmen shortly after he presented the skills acquisition materials to over 400 women and youths in his Constituency over the weekend.

    The items include: Refrigerators, Electrical installation equipment’s, welding machines, Automobile repair kits, knitting machines, Carpentry tools, tailoring machines, grinding machines, car battery chargers and wheel chairs for the […]

  • N20bn needed to reconstruct Boko Haram ravaged areas in Yobe – Geidam

    N20bn needed to reconstruct Boko Haram ravaged areas in Yobe – Geidam

    Yobe State Governor, Ibrahim Geidam, has said that the Federal Government would need to spend up to N20 billion on the reconstruction of communities and infrastructure destroyed by Boko Haram terrorists in the state.

    The governor made the disclosure while fielding questions from State House Correspondents after having a closed door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday.

    Gaidam said he briefed Buhari on measures undertaken by his government towards resettling the 3,000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the state.

    The governor said “as […]

  • Troops arrest wanted Boko Haram suspects in Yobe

    Troops arrest wanted Boko Haram suspects in Yobe

    The Boko Haram suspect on the wanted list number 105, Muhammed Bulama, has been arrested by troops in Yobe State.

    Bulama was arrested alongside 2 other suspected Boko Haram terrorists, Ardo Abba Muhammed (elder brother to Bulama as claimed) and Muhammadu Kaigama, in Azare community, Gujba Local Government Area of Yobe State, with the help of the local vigilantes in the town.

    A statement from Acting Director Army Public Relations Officer, Col. Sani Usman Kukasheka said they were arrested while riding on […]

  • Fishermen recover two bodies from river in Yobe

    Fishermen recover two bodies from river in Yobe

    Muhammadu Fari, State Commandant, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Yobe, said fishermen recovered corpses of two boys from River Nguru on Wednesday.

    Mr. Muhammad told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), in Damaturu on Thursday that the boys were likely aged between 13 and 14 years, and that investigation was in progress to ascertain their identity and cause of death.

    The commandant urged parents and guardians to monitor the movement of their wards to avoid the waters as the rain […]

  • Military priest conducts service armed with his AK47 in Yobe (photo)

    Military priest conducts service armed with his AK47 in Yobe (photo)

    This photo was reportedly taken at St. James Catholic Cathedral, Military Base, Yobe State.

    Asides Borno and Adamawa state, Yobe state has also witnessed a high number of Boko Haram attacks in recent

  • Why army stopped fertiliser supply to Yobe and Adamawa – Buratai explains

    Why army stopped fertiliser supply to Yobe and Adamawa – Buratai explains

    The Chief of Army Staff, COAS, Lt. Gen Yusuf Buratai, yesterday explained that the army decided to stop the supply of fertilisers in three troubled States of North East in order to stop the production of Improvised Explosive Device, IED, by the Islamist militants, Boko Haram.

    The COAS disclosed this while addressing the House Committee on Army led by Rep Rilma Shawulu, in Abuja, during an investigative hearing on the prohibition of use of Jerry can for purchase of premium motor […]

  • Don’t return refugees to Borno and Yobe – UN warns FG

    Don’t return refugees to Borno and Yobe – UN warns FG

    The United Nations has warned the Nigerian government not to return the displaced people living in different camps in and out the country to Borno and Yobe states for now, saying the North-east region was not safe yet for the return of the over 2.7 million Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs).

    Speaking yesterday in Abuja at the Lake Chad Basin regional protection dialogue for the victims of Boko Haram insurgency, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), revealed that the insurgency […]

  • Shocking: Baby born with heart outside his body in Yobe (photo & video)

    Shocking: Baby born with heart outside his body in Yobe (photo & video)

    This adorable baby was yesterday born with his heart outside his body at a local hospital in Gaidam area of Yobe state.

    Photos were shared online by Hausa Facebook page Rariya who also said the baby was immediately rushed to University Teaching Hospital, Maiduguri, Borno State for a life saving surgery.

    This extremely rare condition called ectopia cordis affects just eight in every million births.

    I saw the video of this adorable baby’s heart beating right outside his body also shared by Rariya […]

  • Yobe to make history, builds first cargo airport in northern Nigeria

    Yobe to make history, builds first cargo airport in northern Nigeria

    Reports reaching ADELOVE stated the Yobe State government will soon award a contract for the construction of the first ever cargo airport in northern Nigeria. Yobe State Commissioner for Works, Transport and Energy, Sirajo Wakil, disclosed this in Damaturu on Sunday.

    He said the airport, which would be for ticketing as well as for cargo, would be located in Damaturu, the state capital. He lamented that Yobe was the only state among the 19 northern states of the country without an airport, adding […]

  • NYSC to re-open orientation camps in Adamawa, Borno and Yobe

    NYSC to re-open orientation camps in Adamawa, Borno and Yobe

    The Director General of the National Youth Service Corps, (NYSC), Brigadier General Sule Zakari Kazaure, yesterday promised to intensify efforts to ensure the reopening of other orientation camps in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states that were shut down as a result of infiltration of the states by armed Boko Haram insurgents.

    Brigadier General Kazaure told journalists in Benue State that the decision followed the successes recorded in the fight against insurgency in the north eastern part of the country.

    “The camps will […]