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Yobe

(ˈjəʊˌbɪ)
n
(Placename) a state of Nigeria, in the NE. Capital: Damaturu. Pop: 2 321 591 (2006). Area: 45 502 sq km (17 568 sq miles)
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The first batch of 550 pilgrims from Yobe State who participated in the 2019 Hajj exercise Sunday, safely returned to Nigeria via Maiduguri International Airport.
Senator Ocheja, who was flanked by other national and state officers of the party said he was standing in for the Returning Officer and former Governor of Yobe State, Ibrahim Gaidam, who he disclosed was unavoidable absent.
Aliyu (Yobe State) -Minister of State for Works and Housing
The Yobe State Ministry of Health, WHO and Malaria Consortium are delivering seasonal malaria prophylaxis to nearly 190,000 children aged 03 - 59 months across 60 wards of Yusufari, Tarmuwa, Bade, Machina, Nguru and Karasuwa local government areas (LGAs).
Garba Shehu, an aide to President Muhammadu Buhari, told reporters that the 11- to 19-year-old girls had been returned to Yobe state by Boko Haram militants and that they were receiving medical attention.
Al-Othaimeen strongly condemned the abduction of over one hundred and ten school girls from the Government Girls Science and Technical College in Dapchi, Yobe State of Nigeria.
JEDDAH, Feb 27 (KUNA) -- The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has strongly condemned the abduction of over 110 school girls from the Government Girls Science and Technical College in Dapchi, Yobe State of Nigeria.
The country's Ministry for Information on Sunday informed that 110 girls have been missing after the raid on the Government Girls Science Technical College in Dapchi, Yobe State.
In the town of Dapchi, in Nigeria's Yobe state, the militants arrived on Monday evening, sending many fleeing into the surrounding bush amid a hail of gunfire.
"The entire country stands as one with the families, and with the government and people of Yobe State. This is a national disaster.
Islamist fighters captured the town in Yobe state in August of last year; it was one of many seized in the troubled northeast.