‘Three soldiers injured’ as Boko Haram attacks military base in Yobe Boko Haram insurgents, on Saturday, attacked a military base in Katarko village, Gujba LGA of Yobe state. Sources told TheCable the insurgents drove into Katarko village in about 10 gun trucks and attacked the military formation.
Bandits attack joint military Base in Sokoto Photo Credit: Vanguard Nigeria Bandits allegedly attacked a joint military base code named “Burkusuma camp” in Sabon Birni local government area of Sokoto state, killed 15. Vanguard gathered that, the base was located at Dama village of Sabon Birni local government.
Report has it that Boko Haram terrorists are threatening parents to marry off the young daughters. A background report for TVC News current affairs program 'Journalist Hangout', revealed that girls as young as 12 face the threat of being forced into early marriages. While reacting to the development Babajide Akolade Otitoju (BKO), a prominent face on the program said he is not suprised at all.
There were several reports that the Federal government will declare a state of emergency in Anambra state, due to the recent killings and insecurity challenges ravaging the state, which are a threat to the upcoming governorship election in the state. The move was met with widespread backlash from all corners of the country.
Boko Haram attacks Yobe community, passengers stranded Armed persons suspected to be members of Book Haram on Saturday attacked a Nigerian military base in Katarko village in Gujba Local Government Area of Yobe State. Security and local sources said the insurgents engaged security agents in the base in heavy shooting, forcing residents to run to the bushes for safety.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) was created by General Yakubu Gowon, the military head of state at the time, to bridge ethnic and religious divisions in Nigeria and to foster the spirit of Nigerian nationalism. But in recent times, we have seen how corps members have been disregarded and exposed to unnecessary risk.
Farm Estate & Potiskum-Jakusko Road Being Constructed In Yobe By PMB Will Provide Jobs For The People
1. Construction Work Has Resumed On The Potiskum - Jakusko Road In Yobe State. After heavy rain flood washed away a great segment of the Potiskum - Jakusko road in Yobe State a couple of months ago, thereby disrupting regular traffic movement and business activities along that axis, just this week the Buhari administration has commenced its reconstruction, with partial traffic movement even going on right now on it.
The deputy state chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Yobe state, Alhaji Umaru Amale, has defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). The Yobe state governor's media aide, Mamman Mohammed, made this known in a statement released on Tuesday, October 19.
Ahead of the 2023 general election, the available indication has shown that the national caretaker chairman of the APC, Mai Mala Buni may soon resolve the political crisis that is Rocking the ruling APC in some states, based on the fact that the political crisis has caused disunity among the party members in some states like Osun and Lagos state, and this was seen in the just concluded APC wards, and local government Congress where some APC members decided to hold a Parallel Congress.
It was on Sunday 26 September 2021, when the dreaded insurgents of the Islamic States In West Africa Province insurgents' infiltrated a military base in Babangida community in Tarmuwa Local Government Area of Yobe State. The insurgents were tired of the hunger that has been associated with the blockage of logistics in the North West and East.
Tension As Gunmen Attack Again About a thousand prisoners have reportedly escaped from the Abolongo prison in Oyo town after some gunmen attacked the correctional centre and freed all inmates. Photo Credit: Leadership News According to a source, the gunmen arrived in their numbers around 10:00 p.m. on Friday night and began shooting sporadically before releasing the inmates who fled to various locations.
Uzodimma Expresses Readiness To Conduct LG Election. The Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma has announced his preparedness to conduct elections in the 27 local government councils of the State soon. Photo Credit: Daily Post Nigeria The Governor made this known while addressing the congregation during a Church Service at the Government House Chapel, Owerri, Imo State on Sunday.
A member of the Sokoto State House of Assembly representing Sabon Birni north, Aminu Gobir, says 17 security agents were killed in Friday evening attack in Dama village in the state. Source: Premium Times PREMIUM TIMES broke the news that many soldiers were killed while others fled following the attack on their camp in a school in the village.
According to a statement signed by the Secretary to the Yobe State Government, Alhaji Baba Wali, the Governor of the State, Mai Mala Buni, has approved a minor cabinet reshuffle after the establishment of new ministries. According to Alhaji Wali, the governor has approved the creation of a new Ministry of Wealth Creation, Empowerment and Employment Generation which will be head by Alhaji Abdullahi Bego, former Commissioner for Home Affairs, Information and Culture.
His Excellency, The Executive Governor of Yobe State, Mai Mala Buni has paid visit to the Damaturu Ultra Modern Market in order to inspect the level of the work. The Governor charged the contractors to speedy up pace of work for timely completion of the project. He also urged them to work hard to meet up with the dateline of completion which is December 2021.
The Nigerian Police Force has detained two main suspects, aged 12 and 14, in connection with the kidnapping of a three-year-old boy in Potiskum, Yobe. The command's Public Relations Officer, ASP Dungus Abdulkarim, made the announcement in Damaturu on Tuesday. According to Abdulkarim:
Yobe Governor Mai Mala Buni has authorized a slight cabinet move and announced the establishment of a new Ministry of Wealth Creation, Empowerment, and Employment Generation. This is according to a statement issued on Friday in Damaturu by the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Alhaji Baba Wali.
A heavy exchange of gunfire has been reported to be going on between Nigerian security forces and ISWAP/Boko Haram terrorists in Babangida, the headquarters of Tarmuwa Local Government council of Yobe State. According to Politics Nigeria, Boko Haram/ISWAP just launched an attack on residents of Babbangida, a town located 50 kilometres away from Dapchi, north-east of Damaturu, the state capital, where 110 students of the Government Girls Science Technical College were abducted in February 2018.
In Babangida, the headquarters of the Tarmuwa Local Government Council in Yobe State, a violent exchange of gunfire occurred between Nigerian security personnel and ISWAP/Boko Haram militants. Babangida is around 50 kilometres north of Damaturu, the state capital. Local sources claimed the rebels were engaged in a heavy fire fight with forces from Operation Hadin Kai.
BREAKING:Tension as Boko Haram terrorists invade Yobe, 1000 inmates free as gunmen attack Oyo prison
Tension as Boko Haram terrorists invade Yobe Suspected Boko Haram terrorists in about ten gun trucks, in the early hours of Saturday, invaded Katarko village, in Gujba Local Government Area of Yobe State. A source, who spoke to DAILY POST from a hidden place, said the attackers drove into the village in a convoy of gun trucks at about 8am shooting sporadically.