Fulani herdsmen raze Adamawa village, the army trails them, arrest 6, kill 10 who resisted arrest

Olaleye Aluko, Abuja Gun-wielding herdsmen on Tuesday attacked Gwamba community in the Numan Local Government Area of Adamawa State, razing houses and leaving many residents injured and displaced. The Nigerian Army, which confirmed the invasion, said that despite the deployment of troops in the community, the “notorious herdsmen set the village ablaze and fled.” The […]

Many killed, houses burnt as Fulani, Bachama clash in Adamawa

Some people have been reported killed and many homes destroyed in a violent reprisal attacks in Numan Local Government Area in Adamawa State between Fulani and Bachama communities. The suspected Fulani herdsmen who invaded Kikon village in the early hours of Sunday shooting sporadically while most villagers were asleep. President Buhari pays courtesy visit to […]

Women Affairs minister, Alhassan, slumps in Adamawa

-Punch Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter tweet The Minister of Women Affairs, Aisha Alhassan Umar Muhammed, Yola The Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Aisha Jumai Alhassan, on Tuesday slumped at the Internally Displaced Persons’ camp in Fufore Local Government Area of Adamawa State. Alhassan was on  a two-day official visit to the […]

Boko Haram kills 24 in Adamawa wake attack

  Kayode Idowu Boko Haram insurgents on Thursday night attacked Kuda-Kaya village in Madagali local Government Area of Adamawa state, killing 24 persons during a wake. One of the residents, Abdul Ibrahim, who spoke on Friday morning, said the insurgents, numbering over 100, came at about 10 pm on Thursday shooting indiscriminately and in the […]

Appeal Court quashes ex-Gov Nyako’s impeachment

By Umar Yusuf YOLA—THE Yola Division of Federal Court of Appeal, Adamawa State, yesterday nullified the impeachment of Former Governor Murtala Nyako. The five Judges led by Justice Jumai Hannatu Sankey in a unanimous judgment, described Nyako’s impeachment as a high level of impunity, recklessness, rascality and a constituted gross of legislative powers by the […]

Police DPO, 29 Others Killed In Fulani-Farmers Feud In Adamawa

  No fewer than 30 persons, including the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) in charge of Vunokilang Police Station in Girei Local Government Area of Adamawa State, were brutally murdered in the early hours of Sunday by gunmen believed to be in connivance with Fulani herdsmen. Daily Sun gathered that the suspected Fulani herdsmen raided the four […]

Atiku’s daughter sworn in as commissioner, says don’t pay me salary, allowances

Yola – Dr Fatima Atiku, daughter of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and newly appointed Adamawa Commissioner of Health has forfeited her salary and allowances for use in revitalizing the health sector in the state. Fielding questions from newsmen in Yola on Friday after being sworn –in along with 21 other commissioners, Fatima, a Consultant, […]

Bomb explosion rocks Yola

From DAVID MOLOMO, YOLA Two kid suicide bombers, between ages nine and 11, have been apprehended and handed over to the Nigeria Police in Yola for attempting to detonate a bomb allegedly given to them by an adult. They were arrested while attempting to sell the improvised bomb said to have been handed over to […]

EFCC grills Nyako for hours in Abuja

  Murtala Nyako The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Monday questioned a former governor of Adamawa State, Admiral Murtala Nyako (retd.), for over six hours in Abuja. Nyako, who returned to the country from his sojourn overseas on Saturday, was said to have reported at the headquarters of the EFCC as early as 10 […]

Court dismisses Nyako’s bid to return as governor

A Federal High Court sitting in Yola has dismissed a suit filed by former governor Murtala Nyako challenging his impeachment by Adamawa State House of Assembly last year. While delivering judgement, presiding judge, Justice Bilikus Bello Aliyu said the case brought before her by Nyako was an abuse of court process as three suits are […]

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