Baba Yusuf
Wednesday, 20 June 2018 / Published in News, Yobe News
On the 1st of December 2014, Damaturu, the capital of Yobe State, came under attack by Boko Haram insurgents. Six kilometres away in Dikumari, a diverse farming community of 2,000 residents, the gunshots and chaos forced many people to flee the town. Barely six months later, Dikumari became a host community to some of the
Dulce Pedroso
Saturday, 25 November 2017 / Published in News, Yobe News
For a woman in northeast Nigeria, peace is not enough November 25 marks the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.  According to UNFPA all forms of violence against women and girls increase during disasters and displacement. Sixty percent of all maternal deaths in the world happen in countries that have been affected
Dulce Pedroso
Wednesday, 11 October 2017 / Published in News, Yobe News
Amina, 20, from northern Nigeria.
Violent conflict, environmental disaster and being an adolescent girl in a developing country. Some of the most dangerous experiences in a person’s life, and with long-lasting impact on one’s future prospects. Millions of girls experience all three.   This has too often been the reality in northeast Nigeria. The oil-rich nation – no longer considered
Stacy Hilliard
Monday, 27 March 2017 / Published in News, Yobe News
From The Nation The UK Department for International Development (DFID) has donated medical equipment and furniture worth N73, 543,358 million to Yobe State Government. The medical equipment which were handed over to the State Government through the State Team Leader of MNCH2, Mr. Zanna Omar Ali and were received by the State Commissioner for Health