By Hussaini Mohammed Baba Boko Haram insurgents, Monday evening attacked a military base in Kukareta village, a suburb of Damaturu, capital of Yobe state, killing Inspector Ahmed Abba, Orderly to Zakari Deba, the ADC of Yobe State Governor. A resident of the village, Babagana Zannah, who fled into the bush for...
By John Okoh, Abuja Ibrahim Musa Tumsah hails from Bursari Local Government Area of Yobe State, Nigeria. He was born on the 24th of April, 1960. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accountancy from the University of Maiduguri and is a Certified Public Accountant of Nigeria (CPAN) and...
Suleiman Hassan Gimba, a “New Wig” as they say, was called to the Bar at the tender age of 22, making him one of the youngest to be enrolled as Solicitors and Advocates of the Supreme Court. From Yobe, a state that is among the educationally backward in the country,...
By Hussaini Mohammed Baba, Potiskum Adamu Maina Waziri has secured the Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP’s) senatorial ticket of Yobe South (Zone B) with a total vote of 341 to beat Haruna Bawa Waziri, who got 15 votes while Mohammed Hassan (Dambu), the incumbent, could only get six votes. The election was...
From Yahaya Wakil Yobe Hamza A. Saidu a 16-year-old  young talented  SS II Student of Nigerian Tulip International College (NTIC),  Yobe State has constructed an Aeroplane with locally sourced materials. Although the mini Airplane has motorcycle engine, it looks like a real jet and even can contain two or three passengers. Saidu...
A Yobe 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.
The Fika Emirate Council in Potiskum, Yobe State, has conferred traditional titles on three of its illustrious sons in recognition of their selfless service to the community and the nation. In a statement signed by Ali Gimba Fika, Assistant Secretary of the Emirate, Air Commodore Ibrahim Alkali (rtd) is now...
PDP Alhaji Ibrahim Talba Since our third analysis, the alignments and realignments we predicted have started unfolding with Malam Ibrahim Talba, the Ciroma of Tikau, setting the pace by resigning his membership of the PDP on the 3rd of December 2017. Some of his reasons for resigning, as captured in a widely...
By Hussaini Mohammed Baba, Damaturu The unofficial result compiled by our reporter. After results from the 17 local government areas of Yobe have been collated, APC’s Gubernatorial candidate, Honourable Mai Mala Buni has polled 442,335 votes while PDP’s Ambassador Umar...
Oh, I have for so long dreamt of times like this, when my people - the Yobe people - are united not just by common interest but by the desire for our collective progress. The candidacy of Honourable Mai Mala Buni means this is a great time...