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FEC approves N515m for completion of Dam in Adamawa 

  The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved the sum of N515 million for the completion of an earth dam in Hong Local Government Area of Adamawa State. “The Federal Ministry of Water Resources present one memo for the revised estimated...

Adamawa Governor Fintri cleared by Supreme Court

Still dishing out judgments on the dispute March 9, 2019 governorship poll, the Supreme Court on Tuesday affirmed Mr Ahmadu Fintri of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) as the duly elected governor of Adamawa State.  The apex court held that...

Malnutrition: How RUTF saved 3-year-old Modu from the brink of death

By Ajuma Edwina Ameh 3-year-old Adamu Modu (not real name), was left in the care of his grandfather, Modu Baba, an octogenarian from Dikwa Local Government Area, Borno. Little Modu’s mother abandoned him when he was 6-month-old with his father, after...

Adamawa residents lauds NLTP launch in State

Residents of Adamawa State has lauded the National Livestock Transformation Plan (NLTP), flagged off by the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, at Gongoshi farm in Adamawa State. The residents displayed placards that showed their acceptance of NLTP, and disapproval of...

PDP’s Fintiri defeats Bindow in historic victory in Adamawa

In a historic victory, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri has defeated incumbent Governor Muhammadu Umaru Jibrilla (Bindow) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Adamawa governorship polls. Fintiri, a former acting governor of Adamawa...

Osinbajo visits Adamawa after communal violence

VICE PRESIDENT YEMI OSINBAJO interacts with members of the communities in Adamawa where recent communal violence were reported. This include Numan, Dong and other communities in Adamawa State, where the attacks have taken place. 5th Dec. 2017. PHOTO: NOVO ISIORO.

Two women killed as soldiers repel Boko Haram in Adamawa

At least two civilians were killed when dozens of Boko Haram fighters tried to storm Gulak, in the Madagali area of the far north of Adamawa state, on Monday, residents said. The calamitous group were repelled by troops, residents told AFP. The...

Dozens feared dead, over 60 houses razed as Boko Haram attack village in Adamawa

Another night of terrorism unfolded in Adamawa state on Wednesday with multiple attacks that killed unspecified number of people, according to community leaders. Chairman of Madagali Local Government Council, Yusuf Muhammed, confirmed the attacks that lasted over 4 hours. He said...

At Least 7 killed in Pair of Boko Haram Attacks in Adamawa

Boko Haram militants stunned Adamawa on Wednesday with brazen attacks inside Madagali Local Government Area of the state killing no fewer than seven people and scores injured.   More to come

Breaking: Court Clears Former Governor of Adamawa Ngilari of Corruption

An Appeal court sitting in Yola, Adamawa State, has acquitted former Adamawa governor, Bala Ngilari. The Appeal Court set aside the ruling of the ‎state High Court which had earlier sentenced Ngilari to five years imprisonment. The Court, presided over by...
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Four Civil Defence Corps officers abducted

    … N30m ransom being negotiated for their release   Again, gunmen who have been on the prowl in Kogi have kidnapped...
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Enraged wife cuts husband’s tongue, nose

    An angry wife has chopped off a piece of her husband tongue and nose in Imo state. Cherechi Okonko, a medical doctor, is battling to stay...

Ogun Gov seeks transfer of Sagamu, Ikorodu, Ota roads to state

  Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun on Thursday sought the transfer of Shagamu to Ikorodu road, Epe to Ijebu-Ode road, Lagos -Ota-Abeokuta to the state. Abiodun...

Uzodinma seeks Buhari’s intervention in refund of N32bn

  Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma, Thursday met with President Muhammadu Buhari, seeking his intervention in the refund of over N32 billion his predecessors spent...

Slain Aso Rock Director of Administration for burial on Feb. 21

  The assassinated Laetitia Naankang Dagan, Assistant Director of Administration in Presidential Villa, Abuja,will be buried in Jos, Plateau State on Friday, February 21. Persecondnews recalls...