Yobe: NDE begins training of 50 youth on B-NOAS

October 12, 2023 Yusuf A Yusuf, Damaturu 0

The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) on Wednesday commenced the orientation and training exercise for 50 unemployed youth under Basic National Open Apprenticeship Scheme (BNOAS) in Yobe state. Flagging-off the training In Damaturu, Yobe state capital, the NDE Director General, Mallam Abubakar Fikpo said, the exercise under the Vocational Skills Development (VSD) department, was meant to enable the houth to Read More

8th assembly: Mashio emerges Yobe Speaker

June 26, 2023 Admin III 0

Hon. Chiroma Buba Mashio has been elected as the speaker Yobe State House of Assembly. Mashio, the lawmaker representing Jajere constituency was elected speaker during the 8th inaugural seating to mark the beginning of the 8th assembly in the state on Monday. The election was followed by a nomination by Hon. Adamu Dala Dogo, member representing Karasuwa constituency which was Read More

Yobe: Buni appoints acting SSG, CoS

June 19, 2023 Yusuf A Yusuf, Damaturu 0

Yobe state Governor, Mai Mala Buni, has approved the appointment of Alhaji Baba Malam Wali, as acting Secretary to the State Government (SSG) and Alhaji Abdullahi Yusuf Gashua, as acting Chief of Staff (CoS). This is contained in a statement signed by the governor’s media aide, Alhaji Mamman Mohammed on Monday. According to the statement, the appointment of the two Read More

Yobe: Newly appointed LG chair dies few hours to inauguration

The newly appointed Chairman Caretaker Committee of Karasuwa local government area of Yobe state, Alhaji Lawan Gana Karasuwa, is dead. Confirming his death, family sources revealed that “the deceased this morning complained of back ache and went to Federal Medical Center, Nguru for check up but couldn’t survive the ailment and passed away.” The chairman died barely few hours to Read More

In Yobe, commissioner dissects 2022 budget

November 12, 2021 Yusuf A Yusuf 0

The Yobe state Commissioner of Budget and Economic Planning, Mohammed Garba Gagiyo, on Thursday spoke on the proposed 2022 Budget shortly after the state 2022 budget was presented to the state House of Assembly by Governor Mai Mala Buni. Mohammed Gagiyo said out of the proposed budget, the sum of N91, 424, 743, 000 which is 55.73 percent is earmarked Read More

In Yobe, NERI renovates Police barrack burnt down by Boko Haram

August 28, 2020 Admin III 0

As part of its social responsibility to the host communities, the Northeast Regional Initiatives (NERI) has renovated Geidam Police barrack consisting of eight apartments of two bedrooms, parlor, kitchen and two toilets each. The barrack was burnt down by the Boko haram insurgents. Handing over the structures, the NERI Programme Manager, Bukar Kurama, said the effort was to encourage the Read More

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FUGA: Prof Haruna remains VC – Governing Council

June 24, 2019 Admin III 0

The Governing Council of Federal University Gashua (FUGA) in Yobe state has said the purported report that Professor Andrew Haruna has been removed and a new Vice Chancellor has been appointed on acting capacity is fake news. A statement released by the Acting Registrar to the Council, A. B Shehu to Blueprint on Monday indicated that the information was baseless. Read More

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Breaking: Yobe Assembly gets new Speaker, deputy

June 24, 2019 Admin III 0

Yobe State House of Assembly has elected Hon. Ahmed Lawan Mirwarepresenting Nguru II constituency and Hon Auwalu Isa Bellorepresenting Mamudo Constituency as Speaker and deputy speakerrespectively of the seventh assembly in the state. The 24 members of the State House of Assembly elected the twoprincipal officers unopposed. The Clerk of the House, Ishaku Mohammed, conducted a roll call andensured the Read More

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Irrigation: Joy overflows as NERI empowers 150 farmers in Yobe

June 22, 2019 Admin III 0

As part of efforts to enhance the agricultural activities, a non-governmental organisation, North-east Regional Initiative (NERI), in collaboration with Yunusari local government council, has distributed 150 units of water pumps to farmers. Flagging off the distribution in Kanamma, Friday, the chairman, Caretaker Committee, represented by the supervisory councilor on agriculture, Bukar Kolo Kanamma, called on the beneficiaries to utilize the Read More

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Yobe: Research centre seeks 50% political position for youths

June 21, 2019 Admin III 0

Yobe state government has been called upon to declare executive orderin allocating 20-50 per cent political positions to youths so as to increase their participation and chart ways for their role in governance. This was the outcome of a round table meeting and research findingsconducted by the Centre for Research, Innovation and Linkages, YobeState University. The research ‘Political exclusion, youth Read More

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‘Only contractors with speedy, quality work will get contracts in Yobe’

June 17, 2019 Admin III 0

Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe state has hailed Ric Rock Construction Company, among other companies handling the construction of Damaturu township roads, for the speedy and quality work. The governor assured that only contractors who delivered would henceforth get contracts in the state. Buni, disclosed this on Sunday when he inspected 25.5 kilometer Damaturu-Kalallawa dual carriageway awarded by his Read More

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24 hours after swearing-in, new Yobe governor marries predecessor’s daughter as 3rd wife, set to name her first lady

May 31, 2019 Admin III 0

New governor Mala Buni of Yobe State secretly married a third wife barely 24hours after he was sworn-in. Blueprint gathered that the governor tied the knot on Thursday with the daughter of his immediate past predecessor, Ibrahim Gaidam. His new wife’s name is Ummi Adama Gaidam. Ummi Adama, who takes the position of Governor’s third wife is currently studying in Read More

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Happening Now: Mai Mala Buni sworn-in as Yobe governor

May 29, 2019 Admin III 0

The former National Secretary of the ruling party, All Progressives Congress (APC) Alhaji Mai Mala Buni has just been sworn in as the executive governor of Yobe state. Presided over by the state’s Chief Judge, Justice Garba Na Baruma, the occasion was witnessed by sons and daughters of Yobe state and as well as well-wishers across the country. Details loading…

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Disability bill passes second reading at Yobe Assembly

May 22, 2019 Admin III 0

The bill on People Living With Disabilities (PLWD) has passed first andsecond reading at Yobe State House of Assembly. Presenting the order paper on Tuesday at floor of the House, Hon. BubaIbrahim Kalallawa, Hon. Ahmed Lawan Mirwa and Hon. Mohammed Bazam said the bill after being passed would give the beneficiaries someprivileges and that it would prohibit all forms of Read More

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Yobe’s Mai Maichina bags Int’l award in Niger

May 16, 2019 Admin III 0

President Elhadj Issoufou Mahamadou of Niger Republic has conferred an international merit award on Mai Machina of Yobe state, HRH Bashir Albishir Bukar (OON). The award is known as L’ Ordre National du Niger (L’ONN). The presentation which took place at the Niger capital’s city, Niamey on Tuesday was in recognition of the long peaceful co-existence between the former Kaneem Read More

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NGO trains MDAs on effective data management in Yobe

May 15, 2019 Admin III 0

As part of efforts to improve effective budgetary system in ministries, departments and agencies, a Non Governmental Organisation(NGO), Connected Development (CODE) has trained civil servants oneffective data management in Yobe state. The programme which took place at Damaturu was aimed atdeveloping the capacity of workers on the modern way of keepingdata. Community Engagement Manager, Morakinyo Busayo, said: “we are here Read More

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Yobe: Army restores sell of petrol at Geidam Filling stations

May 15, 2019 Admin III 0

Residents of Geidam in Yobe state has said the army has restoredselling of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), otherwise known as fuel in all the filling stations after shutting them down on Tuesday. The Public Relations Officer of Geidam Chambers of Commerce and Chairman Geidam Joint Associations, Idriss Bappa, disclosed to blueprint on Tuesday evening. He said the shut down forced Read More

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Police flags-off Operation Puff Adder in Yobe

May 11, 2019 Admin III 0

The Nigeria Police Force Yobe State Command said its personnel have been repositioned to meet up the rising cases of insecurity in the state after successful electioneering processes. This was disclosed by the Police Commissioner, Sumounu Abdulmaliki, while flagging-off operation Puff Adder in Damaturu on Friday. He said the same operation was launched by the acting Inspector General of Police, Read More

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Yobe govt to engage 17,000 personnel for distribution of treated nets

May 10, 2019 Admin III 0

Yobe state government said 17,000 personnel would be engaged to plan, mobilize, distribute, monitor, and supervise implementation of the 2.3million Long Lasting Insecticide Nets (LLINs) donated. The nets were given by the stategovernment with supports from malaria consortium and global fund. Dr. Muhammad Lawan Gana, the Executive Secretary of the State PrimaryHealth Care Management Board disclosed this on Thursday at Read More

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People with disability commend Yobe assembly, seek passage of bill

May 1, 2019 Admin III 0

Members of Yobe State House of Assembly have been commended by the Joint National Association of Persons with Disabilities (JONAPD) for the efforts so far put in place to see that their bill was read at the floor of the State Assembly. The commendation was made on Wednesday by its chairman, Usman Nura Gabai, who said the lamakers have deep Read More