NHF allocates $22.4m to Borno, Adamawa, Yola
The Nigeria Humanitarian Fund (NHF) has allocated $22.4 million to Borno, Adamawa and Yobe (BAY) states towards addressing the increased vulnerability of people affected by the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and terrorism.
IGP talks tough on inter-state movement restriction
The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has ordered strict enforcement of the national curfew and inter-state movement restriction emplaced by the Federal Government...
Adamawa council boss denies reports of mass burial
The Chairman of Lamurde council, Mr. Burto Williams, has refuted a report by an online medium that there was mass burial in his area yesterday after the deadly...
Nigeria gets first journalist testing positive for coronavirus
Adamawa NUJ directs members to self-isolate for 14 days A member of the Correspondents Chapel of the Adamawa Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has emerged the first journalist to test positive for COVID-19 and the index case in the state. Governor Ahmadu Fintiri, in a statewide broadcast yesterday, confirmed the development, saying:…
North gets isolation centre in Yola for COVID-19 cases
Adamawa State Governor Ahmadu Fintiri has established a Coronavirus (COVID-19) isolation centre in Yola, the state capital, the first dedicated for the pandemic in Northern region since it broke out.
Resign now, Reps tell service chiefs, NSA
The House of Representatives yesterday passed a vote of no confidence in the nation’s service chiefs, asking them to resign their appointments with immediate effect.
Boko Haram rejects N50m ransom, kills CAN chairman
Outrage yesterday trailed the murder of the Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Michika Local Government Area of Adamawa State
Fake Nigerian doctor sentenced to 54 years in prison
A high court sitting in Yola, Adamawa State, has sentenced one Ibrahim Mustapha, a fake medical doctor to 54 years in prison. The judge Justice Nathan Musa gave the judgements following Mustapha's admittance of guilt in a 9-count charge against him. Justice Nathan said the verdict was in consideration of the plea by Mustapha's lawyer.…