Yobe – TheCable https://www.thecable.ng Nigeria's independent online newspaper Fri, 16 Aug 2019 01:49:10 +0000 en-US hourly 1 PDP loses tribunal suit for Potiskum/Nangere federal constituency seat https://www.thecable.ng/pdp-loses-tribunal-potiskum-nangere-federal-constituency https://www.thecable.ng/pdp-loses-tribunal-potiskum-nangere-federal-constituency#respond Sat, 20 Jul 2019 15:51:13 +0000 http://www.thecable.ng/?p=369303 The National Assembly Election Petition Tribunal for Yobe sitting in Abuja has upheld the election of Ibrahim-Umar Potiskum, as the member representing Potiskum/Nangere federal constituency. Delivering the judgment on Saturday,

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Court sentences man to death for killing girlfriend https://www.thecable.ng/court-sentences-man-to-death-for-killing-girlfriend https://www.thecable.ng/court-sentences-man-to-death-for-killing-girlfriend#respond Tue, 11 Jun 2019 15:12:37 +0000 http://www.thecable.ng/?p=358924 A high court in Yobe on Tuesday sentenced Muhammed Adamu, an applicant, to death by hanging for killing Hauwa Muhammad, his girlfriend. Delivering judgment, A. Jauro, the trial judge, held

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Yobe bans movement of vehicles during Sallah https://www.thecable.ng/yobe-bans-movement-of-vehicles-during-sallah https://www.thecable.ng/yobe-bans-movement-of-vehicles-during-sallah#respond Mon, 03 Jun 2019 18:20:43 +0000 http://www.thecable.ng/?p=357131 The government of Yobe state has placed restriction on vehicular movement from 10.00p.m on Monday to Tuesday 10.30a.m to ensure hitch free eid-el-fitr prayers. Abdullahi Bego, director general, media and

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Yobe assembly speaker resigns — after seven years https://www.thecable.ng/yobe-assembly-speaker-resigns-after-seven-years https://www.thecable.ng/yobe-assembly-speaker-resigns-after-seven-years#respond Wed, 12 Dec 2018 17:23:53 +0000 http://www.thecable.ng/?p=314504 Adamu Dama Dogo, speaker of Yobe state house of assembly, has resigned. Dogo’s letter of resignation was read by Garba Kurmi, deputy speaker, who presided over the proceedings on Wednesday.

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APC accuses PDP of buying PVC for N5,000 in Yobe https://www.thecable.ng/apc-accuses-pdp-buying-pvc-n5000-yobe https://www.thecable.ng/apc-accuses-pdp-buying-pvc-n5000-yobe#respond Fri, 17 Aug 2018 06:08:51 +0000 http://www.thecable.ng/?p=282019 The All Progressives Congress (APC) has accused the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of buying the permanent voter card (PVC) in Yobe state. Adamu Chilariye, chairman, Yobe state executive committee (SEC)

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Army: Boko Haram attack averted in Yobe, many insurgents killed https://www.thecable.ng/army-boko-haram-insurgents-killed-attack-averted-yobe https://www.thecable.ng/army-boko-haram-insurgents-killed-attack-averted-yobe#respond Sun, 22 Jul 2018 12:04:12 +0000 http://www.thecable.ng/?p=275975 The Nigerian army says its troops successfully repelled an attack on a military patrol team coordinated by Boko Haram insurgents at Sasawa community in Yobe. Texas Chukwu, army spokesman, said

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Military ‘orders’ closure of major markets in Yobe https://www.thecable.ng/military-orders-closure-of-major-markets-in-yobe https://www.thecable.ng/military-orders-closure-of-major-markets-in-yobe#respond Wed, 11 Apr 2018 20:17:44 +0000 http://www.thecable.ng/?p=249918 The military has ordered the closure of major markets in the north-eastern state of Yobe, residents told TheCable on Wednesday. The affected markets which operate on a weekly basis are Geidam,

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IGP orders 24-hour security in Yobe schools https://www.thecable.ng/igp-orders-24-hour-surveillance-yobe-schools https://www.thecable.ng/igp-orders-24-hour-surveillance-yobe-schools#respond Sun, 25 Mar 2018 07:57:16 +0000 http://www.thecable.ng/?p=245554 Ibrahim Idris, inspector general of police (IGP), has ordered a 24-hour police surveillance to provide security in schools across Yobe.  The IGP made this known on Saturday while addressing students of

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Dapchi final year students to relocate to Nguru ahead of SSCE https://www.thecable.ng/dapchi-final-year-students-relocate-nguru-ahead-ssce https://www.thecable.ng/dapchi-final-year-students-relocate-nguru-ahead-ssce#respond Wed, 28 Feb 2018 18:14:12 +0000 http://www.thecable.ng/?p=239445 Final year students of the Government Girls Science and Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe, will be temporarily relocated to Government Girls Secondary School, Nguru, to enable them prepare for the forthcoming senior

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Dapchi abduction: Some people ‘playing politics with security’ https://www.thecable.ng/dapchi-abduction-people-playing-politics-security https://www.thecable.ng/dapchi-abduction-people-playing-politics-security#respond Tue, 27 Feb 2018 20:47:10 +0000 http://www.thecable.ng/?p=239195 The Coalition Against Terrorism and Extremism (CATE) has condemned the recent comment by the Yobe state government that the recent abduction of schoolgirls in the state is as a result

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