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Nigerian Army arrest 71 suspects in Adamawa

Troops from the 23 Brigade, Yola, deployed to check the sectarian violence between Lunguda and Waja communities in Guyuk and Lamurde local government areas of Adamawa have arrested 71 suspects over the mayhem.

Bill to raise teachers’ retirement age passes second reading at Adamawa Assembly

A bill to raise the retirement age of professional primary and secondary school teachers from 60 years to 70 years has passed second reading at the Adamawa State House of Assembly.

At least 30 feared killed in Adamawa violence

No fewer than 30 persons have been reported killed as a result of a communal clash between two farming communities of Lafiya and Mamsirmi in Adamawa State.
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Adamawa flood kills 10, displaces residents

Adamawa State Emergency Management Agency said flood had killed 10 persons and displaced scores of others, following the recent heavy rainfall recorded in the state.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

CAN protests killings in Adamawa

The chairman, Adamawa state chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Dami Mamza, has faulted the security architecture in the country for the incessant killings in Adamawa State, saying members of the security set-up in the country are complicit in the killings.

Eight commissioners, three lawmakers leave APC for PDP in Adamawa

Eight commissioners, three members of the Adamawa State House of Assembly and some local government chairmen under the All Progressive Congress led administration in Adamawa State have decamped to the People’s Democratic Party, (PDP).

Report: PDP finally resolves to change name

The opposition party had long mooted the idea of name change, but had slowed down on the decision because a majority of its members were not disposed to it, and those who wanted it could not convince the others.

Suspected herdsmen kill five in Adamawa community

Five people were reported to have been killed in an attack by suspected Fulani herdsmen, on Wednesday night, in Kola community, Guyuk Local Government Area of Adamawa State.

Suspected herdsmen kill policeman, others in Adamawa

Armed men suspected to be Fulani Herdsmen have invaded Kola, a sleepy community in Guyuk Local Government Area of Adamawa State, killing a policeman and raising down the whole town.
President Muhammadu Buhari

2019: We will speak for you with our PVCs – Gombe IDPs tell President Buhari

Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Gombe State have declared their support for President Muhammadu Buhari ahead of the 2019 general elections.

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Election: Mosque, market targeted for bombing in Kano – foreign observers

A team of foreign observers under the aegis of the Pan African Women Project International Observers have raised the alarm over classified information of a planned bomb attack on selected targets in Kano.

N687.2 million fraud: Patrick Akpobolokemi inflated NIMASA budget to embezzle funds – witness

A prosecution witness, Ekene Nwakuche, while testifying before an Ikeja High Court said that Patrick Akpobolokemi, a former Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency inflated the agency’s budget to embezzle funds.
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Palladium tops $1,500 for first time

Precious metal palladium on Wednesday reached above $1,500 per ounce for the first time in trading thanks to supply deficit worries, according to analysts.
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Election: INEC completes configuration of smart card readers

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that the deployment of voting materials to the 774 Local Government Areas of the country will be completed on Thursday.
Lola Ashiru

Gunmen attack APC senatorial candidate in Kwara

Kwara Police Command has confirmed that gunmen attacked a Senatorial Candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC), Arch. Lola Ashiru, and his campaign train in Ojoku in Irepodun Local Government area of the state.