Tag: Adamawa state

Boko Haram terrorists invade Adamawa shooting randomly, a 5-year- old is among the casualties

Suspected Boko Haram terrorists on Thursday night invaded Garkida town in Gombi Local Government Area of Adamawa State. Two people, including a 5-year- old were killed when the attackers stormed the community on Christmas Eve. Eyewitnesses said the terrorists, who came in trucks, stormed the community around 5 pm Thursday[Read More…]

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has impounded two trailers loaded with cows

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has impounded two trailers loaded with cows and heading for Port Harcourt, the state capital, despite the 24-hour lockdown to check the Coronavirus pandemic in the capital city. The governor according to a statement signed by his Special Assistant on Electronic Media, Simeon Nwakaudu, also[Read More…]

In Adamawa, Police stops night journeys by residents under the Covid-19 pandemic order

Adamawa State, Police Command says it will  henceforth stop night journeys  by residents under the covid 19 pandemic order saying that violators of the order will have themselves to blame. A statement signed by the image maker of  the command, DSP Sulaiman Nguroje said, the commissioner of police  Mr Audi[Read More…]

Breaking: UN Says 7 million people in Northeast Nigeria are in urgent need of lifesaving assistance

(Abuja) – Aid agencies are unable to respond effectively to the crisis in northeastern Nigeria due to worsening insecurity and stifling operational requirements imposed by military and civilian authorities. Such restrictions give the impression that the organizations are not independent, making them vulnerable to attacks by Boko Haram. The humanitarian crisis in[Read More…]

Boko Haram rejected 50 million Naira because the amount fell far lower than their demand – Revealed, how CAN Chairman was beheaded

Boko Haram insurgents beheaded a Christian leader in their captivity on Monday, according to Ahmad Salkida, a Nigerian journalist closely covering the crisis in Nigeria and across the Lake Chad region. But the insurgents didn’t just behead the chairman, Christian Association of Nigeria without making demands and counter offers between[Read More…]

Residents flee as armed men invade Adamawa community

Nigeria’s Punch Newspaper is reporting that many residents of Shuwa-Kalaa village in the Hong Local Government Area of Adamawa State have been feared dead following an attack on the community by suspected herdsmen. Resident say, heavily armed herdsmen invaded their village, shooting indiscriminately and the situation forced residents fled their[Read More…]

Dozens of Women Are Currently Held By Suspected Fulani Herdsmen After A Raid On Gwon

Dozens of women are currently being held by suspected Fulani herdsmen after a raid on Gwon, Bolki and Nzumosu communities in Numan local government area of Adamawa State. Numan communities have been under a total siege by suspected herdsmen since January this year but the repeated attacks that have been dismissed[Read More…]

Boko Haram Insurgents Launched a Night Attack on Mildo Village in Madagali Local Government

Boko Haram insurgents launched a night attack on Mildo village in Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa State on Tuesday, killing seven people and injuring about 10 others, residents and officials have said. The insurgents also burnt houses and shops during the attack. Fleeing residents said the rampaging insurgents stormed[Read More…]

Former Adamawa Governor Jailed for 5 Years for Fraud and Corruption

  A High Court in Yola, Adamawa State, has convicted and jailed former Gov. Bala James Ngilari for failing to adhere to the procurement laws of the state. In a 75-minute long ruling, Justice Nathan Musa found the former governor guilty of four charges, and discharged him on one, which[Read More…]

“Special Prayers For President Buhari” – Adamawa State Governor Begs Nigerians

  Gov. Jibrilla Bindow of Adamawa on Wednesday called on religious leaders in the state to offer special prayers for the speedy recovery of President Muhammadu Buhari. Bindow made the call when the people of Shelleng Local Government Area visited him at the Government House, Yola. The governor said that[Read More…]