Tag: Adamawa

Schools in Adamawa to reopen October 12

Governor Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa has directed all public and private schools in the state to reopen on Oct. 12. Fintiri gave the directive in a statement by his Press Secretary,  Mr Humwashi Wonosikou, on Thursday in Yola. The governor, however, regretted the long closure of schools due to the[Read More…]

Police in Adamawa arrest an 18-year-old for allegedly raping a two-year-old girl in Jimeta, Yola

The Police in Adamawa has arrested an 18-year-old man for allegedly raping a two-year-old girl in Jimeta, Yola. The command Spokesman, DSP Sulaiman Nguroje, made this known to the News Agency of Nigeria on Wednesday in Yola. Nguroje said that the suspect (names withheld) lives in Jambutu Aso Rock in Yola North[Read More…]

Paramount ruler of the Bachama Kingdom dies in Adamawa

The Hama Bachama and Paramount Ruler of the Bachama Kingdom in Adamawa State, Honest Stephen is dead. Timawus Mathias who is the Nzobyalata Hama Bachama and spokesperson of the Bachama Kingdom, confirmed this to journalists. Mathias said the deceased died in the early hours of June 28, 2020, at his[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…]

For 6 Hours, Boko Haram Terrorists operated in Adamawa, Burnt Police Barracks, Churches, Army General’s House

Fresh revelations have emerged on how Boko Haram insurgents attacked Garkida town in Gombi Local Government Area of Adamawa State for six hours on Friday night. Punch reports that the town The town is located on the Gombi-Biu – Damaturu Road, which shares proximity with Southern Borno and Sambisa Forest.[Read More…]

Boko Haram Attacks Adamawa, burn churches, abducted scores

Boko Haram terrorists have attacked Garkida community in Gombi Local Government Area of Adamawa State. Garkida community came under attack by the insurgents on Friday according to multiple accounts. According to them, the assailants fired sporadic gunshots and engaged in an exchange of fire with security operatives and local vigilante[Read More…]

In Adamawa, Residents Flee Homes As Boko Haram Terrorists Strike

Hundreds of residents fled their homes as suspected Boko Haram insurgents invaded Michika Town in Adamawa State on Thursday evening. The insurgents stormed and attacked Michika and Bassa communities simultaneously.  A resident, Vandi Hosea, said they came  around 6:00pm and shot sporadically for about two hours. He said, “They came[Read More…]

‘Muhammadu Buhari’s Administration Has Failed’ – US Report Reveals

The United States Institute of Peace (USIP) said outcome of research it conducted across states in Nigeria revealed that most Nigerians believe that the President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration has failed to meet their expectations since coming to power on May 29, 2015. The report also predicted an upsurge in electoral[Read More…]

Many Feared Dead And Others Abducted As Boko Haram Strike In Adamawa

Many people were feared dead and others abducted on Tuesday in a fresh attack by Boko Haram insurgents on Pallam community in Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa, local officials and residents have said. PremiumTimes reports that the attack came barely a week after the terrorists launched a similar attack[Read More…]

As Worshippers Gathered, Teenage Suicide Bomber Kills At Least 50 In Adamawa Mosque Deadliest Attack

A teenage suicide bomber blew himself up as worshippers gathered for morning prayers at a mosque in north-eastern Nigeria, killing at least 50 people, police said on Tuesday, in one of the region’s deadliest attacks in years. The blast happened during early morning prayers at the Madina mosque in the[Read More…]