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Yobe minister donates relief materials to flood victims

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The Hon. Minister of State, Works and Housing, Engr. Abubakar D. Aliyu, has donated 500 bags of assorted grains to victims of recent floods that occurred in his home state, Yobe. A breakdown of the distribution indicates that Potiskum had the highest share of 200 bags while the remaining three local government areas of Fika, Fune and Nagere of his ...

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Yobe signs N10.8bn agreement for construction of 2,600 Housing Units

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The Yobe State Governor, Alhaji Mai Mala Buni, and the management of Family Homes Fund have signed a N10, 830, 339, 654.00 agreement for the construction of 2600 housing units to be spread across the state. At the event which took place at the Asokoro, Yobe State House Monday, the Solicitor-General, Yobe State Ministry of Justice, Hajia Hadiza Mohammed Umar, ...

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Yobe govt disburses N6.2b for road construction, schools rehabilitation, others

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The Yobe State Executive Council meeting presided over by the Deputy Governor, Abubakar D. Aliyu has approved the sum of N6,163,018,038.32 for fresh capital projects across the state. Addressing journalists after the meeting on Wednesday, the State Commissioner of Home Affairs, Information and Culture, Alhaji Mala Musti said the council approved the rehabilitation/construction of Government Secondary School (GSS) Kukar-Gadu, Babban-gida, ...

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Yobe Govt. approves N8.7bn for construction of roads, drainages

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The Yobe Executive council on Wednesday approved the sum of N8.7 billion for construction of roads and drainages in Damaturu. Alhaji Mala Musti, Commissioner for Information, disclosed this while briefing newsmen at the end of the state executive council meeting in Damaturu, Yobe. He said that the projects include the construction of 25.5 kilometers dual carriageway from Damaturu to Kalallawa ...

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Climate change: Germany to support Nigeria

Climate change: Germany spends over 50m to support Nigeria, others

“The Minister of State for Environment, Ibrahim Usman Jibril, has said the German government spent over 50 million euro, to support Nigeria and other West African countries on research projects regarding climate change.”- Daily Trust   Jibril disclosed this during a meeting with a delegation from West African Science Service Centre on Climate Change and Adapted Land Use (WASCAL), led ...

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Birds, locusts swarm threaten bumper harvests in Yobe

Birds, locusts swarm threaten bumper harvests in Yobe

According to the Commissioner for Agriculture, Mustapha Gajirima, the increasing population of Queala birds in Nguru, Ngeji and Ngalda wetlands is threatening bumper harvests in five local government areas of Yobe. Gajirima told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Damaturu that the birds were threatening rice and millet plantations in Nguru, Jakusko, Bade, Karasuwa and Fika Local Government ...

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