Tag: Adamawa

While Buhari “Walks Briskly” In London, Boko Haram Attacks Adamawa Communities

Boko Haram insurgents have again attacked and razed Muduvu and Nyibango villages in Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa State. The attack is coming few days after similar ones in Ghumbili and Mildu villages of the area of the council where several lives were lost. The Chairman of Madagali Local[Read More…]

“Don’t Travel To Kaduna, Adamawa, Bauchi, Kano” – US Warns Citizens Against Travelling To Northern Nigeria

The United States and two other countries have warned their citizens not to Kaduna and some other states in Nigeria. This is following the planned closure of the Abuja Airport and diversion of flights to the Kaduna airport starting from March 8. The Department of State of the United States[Read More…]

Death Toll In Adamawa Bomb Blast Rises To 56 After Female Suicide Bombers Attack Busy Market

The death toll from Friday’s suicide bombing in Adamawa has increased to 56 with 177 sustaining various injuries, an official has said. Yusuf Muhammed, Chairman, Madagali Local Government, who confirmed the development to the News Agency of Nigeria in a telephone interview said 57 of the injured were critical and[Read More…]

Breaking: Tears In Adamawa As Twin Blasts Hit Northeast City, 30 Killed, 67, Wounded – Army Spokesman

At least 30 people were killed on Friday when two female suicide bombers detonated their explosives in a busy market in northeast Nigeria, the military said. “At least 30 people have been killed in the suicide blasts carried out by two female suicide bombers in the market” in the town[Read More…]

EFCC Re-arraigns Nyako, Son, For Money Laundering

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday re-arraigned former governor of Adamawa, Murtala Nyako, and his son, before Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja. The EFCC had on Aug. 7, 2015, arraigned Nyako, his son, Abdul-Aziz, and Zulkifikk Abba, Abubakar Aliyu as well as five[Read More…]

70 Trucks Of Grains For Adamawa IDPs Still Missing

About 70 trucks of grains sent to Adamawa State by the Presidency as part of the initiatives for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) of the Boko Haram insurgency have not been delivered to the targeted persons. Although, a few bags of grains were distributed in the state some months back, there[Read More…]

Locals Bury Dead Victims After Fulani Herdsmen Attack Leaves 20 Killed In Adamawa

The death toll in Monday’s attack on Kodomun community, Demsa Local Government Area in Adamawa State by suspected Fulani herdsmen has risen to 20, with many more injured. The head of the hunters and vigilante group in charge of the council area, Mr. Hyniel Giwa, who was at the scene of[Read More…]

PDP Rejects Results of Adamawa LG Election

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Adamawa state has rejected the results of Saturday’s local government election, demanding a cancellation of the exercise. Addressing a news conference in Yola, the state capital, Joel Madaki, chairman of the party in the state, said what happened on Saturday was a “mockery of[Read More…]

Scores Of People, Mainly Police Personnel, Feared Killed In Adamawa Explosion

Scores of people, mainly police personnel, were feared killed yesterday, as bomb blast rocked the Anti-Bomb squad building of the Adamawa State Police Command. However, the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, confirmed four persons dead in the the blast, said to be an accidental explosion. A statement by Mr. Sani[Read More…]

Updates: Over 70 Killed, 100+ Injured In Multiple Blasts As Female Suicide Bombers Invade Borno, Adamawa

by DailyTrust Newspaper More than 70 people were feared killed in multiple bomb attacks believed to have been carried out by Boko Haram militants and their agents in Adamawa and Borno States between late Sunday and early yesterday. Fifty seven people were believed to have died while over 70 were injured and[Read More…]