IPAC declines postponement of Yobe local council election

IPAC declines postponement of Yobe local council election

The Inter Party Advisory Council (IPAC) has rejected the postponement of the local government council election in Yobe State. The state Independent Electoral Commission on Friday announced the postponement of the election from December 5 to February next year. The Chairman of the commission, Dr. Mamman Mohammed, who announced the postponement of the election at a press briefing in Damaturu,…

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Yobe govt shifts LGA election due to COVID-19 increase

Yobe govt shifts LGA election due to COVID-19 increase

The Yobe State local government council (LGA) election earlier scheduled for December 5th, 2020 has been shifted to a new date. This was made known on Thursday by the Executive Chairman of the Yobe State Independent Electoral Commission,(YOSIEC), Mamman Mohammed. While addressing newsmen in Damaturu, the State capital, Mohammed cited the resurgence of Covid-19 cases in the state as the reason for…

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Boko Haram: Troops ambush terrorists, kill many in Goniri, Yobe

The Nigerian Army scored easy points against Boko Haram today in Goniri, Yobe State as soldiers killed a good number of insurgents in a successful ambush. According to reports, troops of the 120 Battalion, in a professional manner, tactically waited for the terrorists to close into the killing range and opened a heavy volume of fire on the ignorant criminals…

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Man to hang for killing girlfriend in Yobe, Court rules

Man to hang for killing girlfriend in Yobe

A Yobe State High Court on Tuesday sentenced an applicant, Muhammed Adamu, to death by hanging for killing his girlfriend, Hauwa Muhammad, 24. Delivering judgment, Justice A. Jauro, held that he found him guilty of murder under Section 221 of the Penal Code. Jauro held that the prosecution has proved its case beyond reasonable doubt that Hauwa was intentionally killed…

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Yobe Governor marries predecessor’s daughter day after swearing-in

EDO GUBER: We will reclaim our mandate – Mai Buni

The governor of Yobe State, Mala Buni has taken his predecessor’s daughter as a third wife barely 24hours after his inauguration and swearing in. The Governor tied the knot on Thursday with his new wife, Ummi Adama Gaidam, the daughter of his immediate predecessor and past governor of Yobe State, Ibrahim Gaidam. Ummi Adama, who takes the position of Governor’s…

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Boko-Haram insurgents clash with soldiers in Damaturu

Boko-Haram insurgents clash with soldiers in Damaturu

Boko-haram insurgents clashed with soldiers in a fresh attack on the Yobe state capital, Damaturu on Tuesday. According to reports, soldiers of the Nigerian army got a hint of the planned attack before hand and consequently ambushed and killed scores of the terrorists who came to launch an attack on the Yobe State capital. Speaking on the development, Lieutenant Njoka…

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