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Adamawa governor condemns killing of Fulani leader

Governor Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa State, on Wednesday, condemned the killing of Alhaji Abdu Balli, chairman of Tabital Pulaaku, a Fulani socio-cultural group in the state.
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Adamawa governor condemns killing of Fulani, PDP leader

Gov. Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa, on Wednesday, condemned the killing of Alh. Abdu Balli, the Chairman of Tabital Pulaaku, a Fulani socio-cultural group in the state.

Rape: Teacher, pregnant 12-year-old student are lovers – NUT boss

Mr. Rodney Nathan, the chairman of Adamawa State chapter of the Nigeria Union of Teachers has said that the allegation of rape levelled against a teacher was untrue as the teacher and the alleged rape victim, 12, were in a relationship.
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Army deserter arrested for robbery in Adamawa

Two suspects, including an army deserter, were on Tuesday arrested by the police in Adamawa for robbing a woman of her car at gunpoint.

Police in Yola arrest man for alleged rape of 5-year-old girl

The Adamawa Police Command says it has arrested a 19-year-old man Adamu Abdullahi, who allegedly raped a five-year-old girl in Yola town.
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Atiku Abubakar’s closest associate’s brother kidnapped in Adamawa

A Younger Brother to Jauro Turaki, one of the closest confidant of former Vice President Atiku Abukakar has been kidnapped in Njoboliyoin Adamawa state.

Police deny killing 13 vigilance members in Adamawa

Adamawa State Police Command has debunked the reports that 13 members of vigilance operatives and another 20 of its members have been injured in the cause of fighting crime within two months in Adamawa State, maintaining that the news was mischievously conceived and a calculated plot to cause panic and undermine the progress the police has made in combating crime in the state.

Police : How female FAAN personnel stole pilgrim’s $600 in Yola

A female staff member of the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Ramatu Luka, has been arrested at the Yola Airport for alleged stealing 600 U.S. Dollars belonging to a female pilgrim, Hafsat Mohammed.

Airport official ‘steals’ pilgrim’s $600 basic travel allowance

A female staff member of the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (name withheld) has been arrested at the Yola Airport for allegedly stealing $600 belonging to a female pilgrim, Hafsat Mohammed.

Five notorious kidnappers repent, surrender arms

Five kidnappers, who had been unleashing mayhem on communities in Adamawa, on Monday in Yola repented by surrendering their arms.

Police absolve woman, vulture of links to Boko Haram

The police in Yola, Adamawa State, have absolved a woman, Rukkayatu Salihu, 40, and her vulture of links to the Boko Haram sect.

Police ban motorcycles in Adamawa

The Adamawa State Police Command has banned the use of motorcycles in all the 21 local government areas of the state.

Ex-Adamawa investment coy chief alleges moves to kidnap him

A Yola resident and owner of a block of 21 flats in Karu, near Abuja, has cried out that property racketeers are stalking him, apparently to kidnap and force him to sign off the Karu property.

Police engage hunters to apprehend Adamawa PDP chief kidnappers

The Adamawa State Police Command on Monday said a manhunt had been launched to apprehend the kidnappers of a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, Emmanuel Agiso, in the Girei Council Area of the state.
Images of the Nigerian Army as they reclaim Baga from Boko Haram sect. [PHOTO CREDIT- SANI KUKASHEKA USMAN, Brigadier General, Director Army Public Relations]

Boko Haram kills village head as soldiers repel attack in Madagali

Soldiers on Saturday repelled Boko Haram insurgents in Madagali area of Adamawa state, killing at least one of the attackers.

Killings: Muslim Council calls for deployment of security personnel along Numan-Jalingo road

The Adamawa Chapter of Muslim Council has called for the deployment of adequate security personnel along Numan-Jalingo road in Taraba and Adamawa state to check the incessant killings of innocents travelers.

Police confirm four dead in Adamawa mob attack

Adamawa Police Command on Tuesday confirmed the killing of four travelers with four others hospitalized in an attack by some youths in Bali village of Demsa Local Government Area of Adamawa.

One herdsman missing, 16 cows rustled in Adamawa

The Adamawa Police Command on Wednesday confirmed that one herdsman was missing and 16 cows rustled in Kademun village in Demsa Local Government Area of Adamawa.

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Protest rocks Yenagoa as flood sweeps away two siblings

Protest on Sunday rocked Yenagoa, Bayelsa State capital, over the death of two brothers at Agudama area while trying to cross the flooded Epie Creek that stretched from Igbogene to Yenagoa.
Shanghai Shenhua forward. Odion Ighalo, has scored his first goal in the Chinese Super League since May when he left to represent Nigeria at 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.

Odion Ighalo keeps Shanghai alive in China

Shanghai Shenhua forward Odion Ighalo has scored his first goal in the Chinese Super League since May when he left to represent Nigeria at 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.

Kogi West elders endorse Governor Bello’s second term bid

Some leaders from the Kogi West Senatorial district have declared supporting Governor Yahaya Bello’s second term bid will better position the zone for the governorship position in 2023.

Purveyors of hate speech should not expect rest – minister

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says no amount of attacks, sponsored or otherwise, will stop the implementation of approved recommendations on reform of broadcasting code.

No Nigerian bank is distressed – central bank chief

Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele, yesterday, allayed fears on speculations of alleged insolvency in about seven banks following their failure to scale through a recent stressed conducted by industry regulators.