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6 May 2018
The Emir of Mubi in Adamawa, Alhaji Abubakar Ahmadu has said that the Emirate Council and security agencies have identified the loopholes in security that that led to the recent suicide bomb blast in the town. The Emir, who disclosed this on Sunday when he received the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai in…
1 May 2018
Dozens of people were killed on Tuesday when two suicide bombers detonated their explosives at a mosque and a market in Mubi, northeast Nigeria, residents said.
30 Apr 2018
The police in Adamawa have arrested a Social Democratic Party (SDP) gubernatorial aspirant, Mr Abel Behora, for alleged inciting statement. The command spokesman, SP Othman Abubakar, who confirmed the arrest to newsmen on Monday in Yola, alleged that Behora committed the act in a political programme aired on a private radio station in Yola. Abubakar…
25 Mar 2018
Apart from being one of the four states in the federation with the alphabet A, Adamawa stands out easily as one of the states where the 2019 general election would be hotly contested. From all indications, the northeast state is bound to be a flashpoint. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) seems to be conscious…
18 Mar 2018
The Federal Government has donated relief materials to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Adamawa. Speaking during the ceremony at the Malkohi camp in Yola, the Federal Commissioner, National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCFRMI), Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouqq, disclosed that 25 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have benefited from government’s…
6 Mar 2018
To check a repeat of the Dapchi episode, the Adamawa command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has deployed 250 heavily armed personnel to secure all the secondary schools in the seven local councils recaptured from the insurgents in 2015.  The State Commandant, Aliyu Musa Ndamsa, told reporters yesterday in Yola that…
3 Mar 2018
Boko Haram insurgents appear to have gone wild between Thursday night and early yesterday morning attacks in Kaya village, Madagali Council of Adamawa State and Fulatari ward in Buni Yadi, Yobe State. During the attack on Kaya community, the insurgents abducted two children, while a female suicide bomber died when a bomb wrapped on her…
22 Feb 2018
Two oil marketers have allegedly diverted 16 trucks of petroleum products meant for Adamawa State. The Controller of Operations of the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) for Adamawa and Taraba states, Mr. Mohammed Alaku, disclosed this yesterday in Yola. He said the ghost marketers loaded the trucks from the Calabar depot and claimed Adamawa as…
9 Feb 2018
Several people are feared dead in a communal clash in Libbo ward of Shellenge Local Government Area of Adamawa. Confirming the incident to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday, the Councillor representing the ward, Shuaibu Waleed said the clash was said to have started when allegedly a body of a man from Gomba community…
25 Jan 2018
The Brigade Commander, 23rd Amour Brigade Yola, Brig. Gen. Bello Mohammed said that seven policemen and two soldiers lost their lives within the past two months as a result of Numan sectarian crisis involving herdsmen and farmers. Mohammed made this known Thursday in Yola while addressing a town hall meeting of stakeholders on the crisis.…
19 Jan 2018
Boko Haram jihadists have killed five people in an attack on a village in Adamawa state, northeast Nigeria, a community leader and a local resident said on Friday.
30 Dec 2017
The Adamawa Police Command has confirmed the killing of four people at Kamale village in Michika Council of the state. The command’s spokesman, Othman Abubakar, told the newsmen that the member representing Michika/Madagali Federal Constituency, Adamu Kamale, narrowly escaped the attack. According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Abubakar, who did not give details…

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