Yobe To Spend N1.6B On Maternal, Child Care Facility

Posted by - July 12, 2021

Yobe State government is to spend N1.6 billion on the ongoing construction of a Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Care Complex at the Yobe University Teaching Hospital, Damaturu. Dr Mohammad Gana, Yobe Commissioner for Health, made this known on Monday in Damaturu. He said the project was initiated as part of efforts by Governor Mai

NGO Distributes Catering, Tailoring Equipment To 26, 875 Yobe Households

Posted by - June 23, 2021

Mercy Corps, an international Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), has distributed catering and tailoring equipment to 26,875 households in Yobe under the Building Resilience In Complex Crisis (BRICC) programme. The equipment included deep freezers, refrigerators, gas cookers, pots, frying pans, aluminum pots, knives, frying spoons, pans, chopping boards, buckets and sewing machines. Speaking at the occasion in

Yobe Spends N800M On Foreign Scholarship For 316 Students

Posted by - May 27, 2021
The Yobe State Government has spent N800 million on foreign scholarship for 316 students in different institutions from 2019 to 2021. Dr Abubakar Kagu, the Executive Secretary of the Yobe Scholarship Board, made this known while addressing newsmen on Governor Mai Mala-Buni’s two years in office. He said 233 Yobe indigenes were sponsored to India while 83

Yobe Empowers 1,000 Women In Skills Training

Posted by - May 25, 2021
Yobe State Ministry of Women Affairs said no fewer than 1,000 women had benefitted from various skills acquisition trainings it organised in collaboration with development partners. The development partners include UNFPA, UN WOMEN, National Centre for Women Development (NCWD) and National Directorate for Employment (NDE). Mr Tonga Betera, Permanent Secretary of the ministry, disclosed this

Yobe Enrolls 11,718 Vulnerable Persons In Basic Healthcare Scheme

Posted by - May 24, 2021
Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State has approved the commencement of Phase-2 enrolment of 11,718 poor and vulnerable citizens into the Basic Health Care Provision Fund (BHCPF), scheme across the 17 local government areas of the state. Dr Babagana Tijjani, the Executive Secretary, Yobe State Contributory Healthcare Management Agency, disclosed this on Monday in

Yobe Sponsors 32 Students To Egyptian Varsity

Posted by - May 24, 2021
Yobe State Government said it has approved the sponsorship of 32 students to Al Azhar University, Cairo in Egypt to study Qur’an and Arabic Language. Alhaji Muhammad Gujba, the Executive Secretary of Yobe State Arabic and Islamic Education Board made this known on Monday while briefing newsmen in Damaturu. Gujba, represented by Malam Umar Muhammad,

Yobe Enrolls 200,000 Civil Servants In Contributory Healthcare

Posted by - May 3, 2021
Yobe State Contributory Health Care Management Agency (YSCHMA), has enrolled over 200,000 people in the scheme. Dr. Babagana Tijjani, Executive Secretary of the scheme, said in Kano on Sunday that the enrollees comprised of state and local government workers. Tijani said the state and local government councils would contribute 3.25 percent of the workforce salaries

FG, Yobe Sign N8.4B Water Project

Posted by - April 28, 2021
Federal and Yobe State Governments Wednesday signed N8.4 billion Damaturu Water Supply projects. Signing on behalf of the federal government, Habu Hassan, the Assistant Director Urban Water Supply, Federal Ministry of Water Resources, said the project would be completed within 24 months. On February 10, the Federal Executive Council approved N8.4 billion for the construction of