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26 ‘kidnappers’ arrested in Adamawa

The Adamawa State Police Command says it has arrested 26 suspected kidnappers who specialized in terrorizing communities in the state.

Northeast commission upgrades water supply in eight Adamawa towns

The North East Development Commission (NEDC) has commenced the rehabilitation and upgrading of water supply in eight towns affected by insurgency in Adamawa.
Adamawa State House of Assembly

Atiku Abubakar’s son, 22 others make Adamawa commissioner-nominees list

Governor Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa State has forwarded a list of 23 commissioner-nominees to the state House of Assembly for screening and confirmation as commissioners.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC announces candidates for Adamawa council poll

Following the conduct of primary election to pick chairmanship candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the local council elections scheduled for November in Adamawa State, the party has announced results for 18 of the 21 local government areas.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, spoke to reporters in Kano, just now, answering questions on the xenophobic attacks against Nigerians in South Africa. Below are his verbatim comments-

VP Osibanjo flags of livestock programme in Adamawa

The National Livestock Transformation Plan (NLTP) has been officially flagged off by the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at the Gongoshi Grazing Reserve in Mayo-Belwa LGA of Adamawa state.

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.
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Police kill suspected kidnapper of UBEC chairman

The Police on Sunday said they had killed the suspected mastermind of the kidnap of the Board Chairman, Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) and his daughter.

Adamawa elections: PDP, APC tie in released assembly poll results

The All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have each won 11 seats of the 23 constituency results that have so far been released.
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Elections: APC, PDP, seven other parties to constitute 9th House of Reps

Going by the official list of members-elect for the 9th House of Representatives assembly, a total of nine political parties will have representatives in the chamber.

Adamawa elections: PDP leads after 18 local governments declared

The candidate of the People Democratic Party in Saturday’s election, Ahmadu Fintiri, is leading in the governorship election in Adamawa State with over 20,000 votes advantage in 18 local government areas declared yet.
Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri

Adamawa election: 10 governorship candidates step down for Ahmadu Fintiri

With just three days left to the governorship and state houses of assembly elections, more trouble seems to be brewing for APC and Governor Bindo Umaru Jibrilla in Adamawa, as 10 governorship, 16 senatorial and 9 house of representatives candidates have stepped down from their contest in support for PDP governorship candidate Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri ahead of 9th March elections.
Vaccination

WHO vaccinates 377,000 people against cholera in Adamawa

No fewer than 377,000 people have been vaccinated against cholera in Adamawa, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

Court sacks Adamawa traditional ruler

A Yola High Court presided by Justice Hafsat Abdulrahman on Friday voided the appointment of the District Head of Jalingo-Maiha, Yarima Wakili, by the State Government.
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Cholera outbreak: WHO begins vaccination exercise in Adamawa

In a statement released by the organisation on Tuesday, the campaign kicks-off in high-risk wards of Mubi North, Mubi South and Maiha local government areas (LGAs) of Adamawa.

Adamawa APC commences reconciliation of aggrieved members

The Newly elected Executives of All Progressive Congress (APC), has kick-started the reconciliation processes, of the aggrieved members of the party in Adamawa state.

Official: Adamawa records 1,564 cases of cholera

Dr Amos Ujulu, Director of Disease Control Department (DCD), Adamawa State Primary Health Care Development Agency (ASPHCDA), says the state has recorded 1,564 cases of cholera this year.

24 more new cases of cholera recorded in Adamawa

Adamawa Ministry of Health on Saturday confirmed 24 more new cases of cholera in the state.
cholera

Official: 12 new cholera cases recorded in Adamawa

No fewer than 12 new cholera cases have been recorded in Adamawa, the State Government announced on Thursday in Yola.

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FCT trains rural farmers on plantain, banana production

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Agricultural and Rural Development Secretariat organized a one day training on the production of plantain and banana for rural farmers.
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Iran reports record low turnout for general election

Iran’s interior minister said on Sunday that 42.6 percent of eligible voters turned out for the country’s parliamentary election, a record low in such polls since the Islamic revolution.