ASUU Decries FG’s Lack of Commitment on Memorandum of Action

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) Yobe State University (YSU) branch, expressed disappointment over the federal government's lack of commitment to implementing the Memorandum of Action (MoA) signed in 2019. Mr. Ahmed Karage, Chairperson of the union, YSU branch stated this while addressing newsmen on Friday in Damaturu. He said the MoA addresses key issues in the university system,...

Strike Warning: ASUU-FUGA Decries Unfunded Universities, Wage stagnation

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) of the Federal University of Gashua (FUGA) Chapter, has threatened strike action if the federal government fails to address critical issues in the university system. Dr. Abatcha Melemi, ASUU-FUGA Chairperson, highlighted these concerns during a press briefing in Damaturu on Thursday. He accused the government of neglecting core issues that triggered the lengthy...

Eid-El-Kabir: FRSC vows to combat unsafe road practices in Yobe

The Yobe Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has announced its preparedness for the upcoming Eid-El-Kabir celebrations, with a focus on combating unsafe road practices. Sector Commander, Mr Dawi Dantaro made the announcement while addressing newsmen on Friday in Damaturu. He highlighted some challenges to includ the use of trailers and trucks to convey humans, night trips, fatigue,...

Saudi Authority Urges Pilgrims to Avoid Direct Sun Exposure

Saudi Arabia's National Centre of Meteorology has issued guidelines for pilgrims gathered in the kingdom for the annual Hajj pilgrimage, which begins Friday amid extreme heat. With temperatures expected to reach 45-48°C in Mecca and Medina, pilgrims are advised to: - Avoid direct sun exposure, especially between noon and 3 pm - Stay indoors during strong winds, rainfall, or erratic...

VSF constructs skill acquisition centers in Yobe communities

Ahmed Abba The Victims Support Fund (VSF) has begun construction of skill acquisition centers in select Yobe communities as part of its post-insurgency recovery programmes. Retired Lt.-Gen. Theophilus Danjuma, Chairman of the VSF, announced the initiative during the project inauguration on Wednesday in Kukargadu. Represented by Prof. Nana Tanko, the VSF Executive Director, said the organisation was targeting nine communities...