Adamawa gov gives looters 12 hours to return stolen items

Hindi Livinus, Yola Governor Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa State has given looters 12 hours to return all stolen items carted away in the unrest that followed the #EndSARS protests against police brutality. Fintiri, who said looters have up to 6 am on Wednesday to return all looted items, threatened to issue an executive order to […]

Drug abuse: Gov. Fintiri tasks religious leaders on awarenes

By Ibrahim Kado Gov. Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa State has called on religious leaders to create more awareness against drugs abuse, especially among the youth. Fintiri made the call during the general assembly meeting and presentation of the 1442 Islamic calendar and prayer time by the state’s Muslim Council in Yola on Saturday. He said […]

DSS Abuja Airport head, Adamawa gov and ex gov of Zamfara, all caught violating security and COVID-19 protocols

(NNP) The Head of the Department of State Security at the Abuja Airport, Safiyanu Abba, charged with the maintenance of law and order was engaged in the violation of law by allegedly slapping an aviation security personal for doing his job. According to FAAN, the security agent had attempted to further search a visitor who […]

COVID-19: APC begins distribution of palliatives in Adamawa

By Muhammad Adam The All Progressive Congress (APC), Adamawa chapter, has launched a massive distribution of palliatives across the state. Alhaji Ibrahim Bilal, Chairman of APC in the state, launched the distribution in Guyuk town, headquarters of Guyuk Local Government Area (LGA), on Wednesday. Bilal said that the intervention was meant to cushion the hardship, […]

FG selects 6 states for pilot Open Schooling Programme

By Philomina Attah The Federal Government has selected six northern states for the pilot phase of its Open Schooling Programme (OSP). OSP which was launched in early 2019 is an open learning programme aimed at reducing the high number of out-of-school children in the country. The beneficiaries, Kaduna, Katsina, Kebbi, Kano, Adamawa and Niger, are […]

Supreme Court upholds Fintiri’s election as Adamawa governor

The Supreme Court, on Tuesday, affirmed Ahmadu Fintri of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP), as the validly elected governor of Adamawa State. Members of the court’s seven-man panel led by Justice Olabode Rhodes-Vivour, were unanimous in dismissing the appeals by the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the last governorship election. The apex […]

Assailants kill journalist in Adamawa

By Yakubu Uba The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has confirmed the death of a journalist, Mr Maxwell Nashan, attacked by unknown assailants. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Nashan, a young reporter with Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN) FM station, popularly known as Fombina FM in Yola, was found unconscious in […]

Police IG orders arrest of Sen. Elisha Abbo, orderly for assaulting sales girl

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the arrest of the Senator Elisha Abbo and his orderly for allegedly attacking a sales girl in Abuja. Investigations are currently ongoing at the Federal Capital Territory police by an investigative team set up by the Police Force headquarters in Abuja. The news of the […]

Senator Abbo docked for allegedly assaulting nursing mother

Senator Elisha Abbo By Ugochi Ugochukwu The police on Monday arraigned a senator, Elisha Abbo in a Zuba Chief Magistrates’ Court, Abuja, for allegedly assaulting a nursing mother. Sen. Abbo who represents Adamawa North senatorial Zone however, pleaded not guilty to a two-count charge of criminal force and assault leveled against him. The police prosecution counsel, […]

Buhari moves to establish Ruga settlements across the country in spite of opposition

Friday Olokor, Eniola Akinkuotu, Okechukwu Nnodim, John Charles and Enyioha Opara Despite the harsh criticism of  the planned establishment of Ruga settlements across the country, the Federal Government is set to commence the pilot phase of the project  in Taraba, Adamawa, Plateau, Kaduna and seven other states, Saturday PUNCH’s investigations have confirmed. It was learnt in […]

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