News - Yobe State

Civilians Foil Suicide Bomb Attack In Gujba, Yobe

1 day ago /
Nation 

Vigilant members of the Gashua village in Yobe State have successfully foiled a suicide bombing attempt on a mosque in the community.

FG Meets JOHESU Over Health Worker Strike

6 days ago /
Nation 

The minister of labour and employment, Chris Ngige has convened another meeting with striking joint health sector unions.

Chibok Abduction Agony And Lessons Four Years On

1 month ago /
Nation 

It has been four years since Boko Haram terrorists launched an unprecedented attack that saw the abduction of more than two hundred girls from a secondary school in Chibok, Borno state.

Boko Haram Has Abducted Over 1,000 Children In Nigeria Since 2013 – UNICEF

1 month ago /
Nation 

As Nigeria prepares to mark the fourth anniversary of the Chibok kidnapping, UNICEF reported on Friday that over 1,000 children have been abducted by the insurgents since 2013.

Yobe Govt. Calls For Establishment Of More Police Outposts In Border Communities

1 month ago /
Nation 

Yobe State Government has asked for the establishment of more Police outposts in communities bordering Niger Republic.

The Army Is Over Stretched, Says North East Initiative

1 month ago /
Nation  Security 

The Presidential committee on North East initiative, says the army is over stretched to deliver the needed security in the insurgents affected areas, especially in schools.

Freed Dapchi Girls Set To Meet President Buhari

2 months ago /
Nation 

One hundred and five girls abducted and recently released by their Boko Haram captors have arrived the Presidential villa in Abuja to meet with President Muhammadu Buhari.

Fayose Accuses Federal Government Of Deceit Over Dapchi School Girls

2 months ago /
Nation 

Ekiti state governor, Ayodele Fayose has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led federal government of deception, concerning the abduction and return of the Dapchi school girls in Yobe State.

PDP Describes Dapchi Abduction As Staged

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described the abduction of over one hundred Dapchi school girls in Yobe state as a staged abduction, orchestrated by the all progressives congress (APC) and certain officials in the presidency, for political purposes.

APC Hails Return Of Abducted Dapchi Schoolgirls

2 months ago /
Nation 

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has expressed delight with the news of the return of the schoolgirls abducted from Government Girls Science Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe State by Boko Haram.

Dogara Commends Buhari On Release Of Dapchi Girls

2 months ago /
Nation 

Speaker of Nigeria’s house of representatives, Yakubu Dogara has commended President Buhari for the release of students of Government Girls Science And Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe state abducted by Boko Haram.

FG Confirms Release Of 101 Dapchi School Girls

2 months ago /

Minister of Information and Culture Lai Mohammed has confirmed the release of one hundred and one out of the one hundred and ten girls abducted from a Government Girls' secondary school in Dapchi Yobe, State.

Dapchi Girls Released

2 months ago /
Nation 

Reports coming in from Dapchi in Yobe state say some of the girls kidnapped from the government science school were released by their captors in the early hours of wednesday.

DHQ Refutes Amnesty International's Report On Dapchi Abduction

2 months ago /
Security 

The Defence Headquarters has denied a report by the human rights group, Amnesty International, which alleged that the Nigerian Military and security forces were informed that a convoy of Boko Haram fighters were heading towards Dapchi in Yobe state to abduct some school girls, and failed to act accordingly.

Buhari Meets Parents Of Dapchi Girls

2 months ago /
Nation 

President Muhammdu Buhari says the Federal Government is exploring every means possible to rescue the abducted Dapchi schoolgirls including negotiations.

President Buhari Visits Dapchi

2 months ago /
Nation 

Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday visited Dapchi, Yobe State, the town where 110 schoolgirls were abducted from their school by suspected Boko Haram terrorists.

President Buhari Arrives Yobe State

2 months ago /
Nation 

Nigeria's President, Muhammadu Buhari, has arrived Maiduguri, Borno State enroute Dapchi, Yobe State.

Borno Residents Get 21-Day Ultimatum To Surrender Illegal Arms

2 months ago /
Nation 

A 21-day ultimatum has been issued to members of the public in Borno State to surrender illegal arms in their possession to the Police.

CSOs Urge FG Not To Send Teachers To Liberia

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Government has been asked not to honour the Republic of Liberia's request for 6,000 teachers from Nigeria, claiming the country is more in need of qualified teachers.

Senate Summons Buratai, IGP Over Dapchi Schoolgirls’ Abduction

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Senate has summoned the Chief of Army Staff, LT General Tukur Buratai and the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, over the abduction of 110 secondary schoolgirls in Dapchi, Yobe state.


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