Court jails 43-year-old for 25 years over incest, rape

A Magistrate in Damaturu has sentenced one Umar Alhaji Mustapha to 25 years in prison for committing rape and incest with his 18-year-old daughter, Fatima. The presiding Magistrate Mohammed Bilyaminu ruled that all the ingredients of section 390 and 283…

Yobe: Humanitarian Minister condoles with market fire victims

The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq has sympathized with victims of the fire incident that razed the Central market, Nguru, in Yobe State. In a statement by the Special Assistant on Media, Nneka…

Army loses four officers repelling Boko Haram attack in Yobe (Guardian)

The military at the weekend lost four officers in a gun duel involving its Special Forces of Army (SFA) and Boko Haram insurgents who were attempting to seize the Buni/Yadi military base in Gujba council area of Yobe State. Five…

We’ll deal with politicians making fortunes from abductions, says Buhari (Guardian)

President Muhammadu Buhari has warned that security agencies would deal severely with those he described as “unscrupulous characters” who make political fortune out of schoolgirls’ abductions in the country. Receiving 107 schoolgirls and two primary school pupils from Dapchi, Yobe…

Dapchi girls reportedly released (Nation)

School girls recently kidnapped in Dapchi, Yobe State  may have been released by their captors who have reportedly returned them to the town. The leader of the parents of the missing girls told our reporter that he has been told…

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