Gov. Ibrahim Gaidam of Yobe on Thursday directed a sleeping commissioner at the presentation of the 2017 budget to the State House of Assembly to go home for more sleep.
Yobe State Governor Ibrahim Gaidam has disbursed N500,000 each to the families of eight workers of the Umar Suleiman College of Education, Gashua, Yobe state, who died in a road crash last week.
A student, simply identified as Garba Sani, has been found dead in an abandoned hostel at Fika Government Secondary School, Potiskum, Potiskum local government area of Yobe state.
The Chairman of the Gujba local government area of Yobe State, Alhaji Kyari Batarama said yesterday that the school enrolment of Internally Displaced children now stands at 6, 819 pupils in 10 different communities of the area.
Residents of communities in Gujba and Gulani Local Government Areas of Yobe who returned to their communities after staying for three years as Internally Displaced Persons in other places, have started picking their pieces.
The 21 Chibok schoolgirls freed by Boko Haram militants last month say they were not abused or raped during two-and-a-half years'' captivity in northeast Nigeria, a source close to the presidency said on Wednesday.
The Nigeria Police have arrested a teenager, Haruna Makau, for allegedly killing his own father in an argument over millet in Fika local government area of Yobe state.