Curfew Imposed On Postikum Following Fears Of Renewed Violence…From 4pm-7am

Following the spate of continued violence occasioned by the insurgent activities of suspected militants known as Boko Haram, the Yobe State Government has imposed curfew on Potiskum …. to begin from 4pm – 7am effective from tonight.

The troubled city of Potiskum had been under security lockdown since Thursday with troops patrolling the streets and residents keeping indoors for fear of renewed attacks.

Security was relaxed Sunday morning and hundreds of residents took advantage to flee the restive city. A wave of attacks blamed on Islamist extremist group Boko Haram as well as gun battles have left at least 31 people dead and several buildings destroyed over the last couple of days.

God bless Nigeria and restore lasting peace to our troubled nation.

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