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Adamawa muslims seek prayers against coronavirus

The Adamawa Muslim Council has called on the faithful to pray that God should intervene in the coronavirus pandemic ravaging the world.

PTAD opens North-East zonal office in Yola

The Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate, (PTAD), has opened North-East zonal office, in Yola the Adamawa state capital, to bring its service closer to pensioners in the region.
Social Democratic Party (SDP)

Thousands dump ANN for SDP in Adamawa

Over 10,000 people have dumped the Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN) for the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in Adamawa State.

2019: Adamawa APC volunteer group launches ‘operation deliver your unit’ campaign

Ahead of 2019 general election, supporters of All Progressives Congress in Adamawa have launched “Operation deliver your units” for Buhari/Governor Bindow and all other APC candidates.
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Money launderers turn EU banks into playground

European Union nations may boast the world’s most stringent anti-money laundering rules, but recent scandals show that money launderers are good at exploiting the bloc’s Achilles’ heel: A patent lack of coordination.
Former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar

Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar: I will return Adamawa to PDP

Former Vice President and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential aspirant, Atiku Abubakar, said he would ensure Adamawa returns to PDP.

Governor Bindow lauds NAF over contributions to education in Adamawa

Gov. Muhammadu Bindow of Adamawa has lauded the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) for its contributions to quality education in the state.

Adamawa government earmarks N2 billion to combat malaria

The Adamawa State Government says it will spend over N2 billion, this year, in combating malaria scourge in the state.

Atiku Abubakar: I’m not desperate to be president

“In 1993, I contested with M.K.O Abiola. I later withdrew from the race. In 1999, I was elected governor of Adamawa State, then, invited to be Nigeria’s vice president, under Olusegun Obasanjo,” he said.

SGF: Farmers, herdsmen crisis alien to Adamawa

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, has described the rampant clashes between farmers and herdsmen in the country as alien.

IDPs protest over shortage of food in Adamawa

Hundreds of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) from Fufore and Malkohi camps in Adamawa staged peaceful protests over lack of food in their camps.

Sharp rise in EU citizen departures after Brexit vote

The number of EU nationals leaving Britain rose sharply to 122,000 people in the 12 months to the end of March in the biggest increase in a decade, after the country voted to leave the European Union.

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“We spend a lot less time talking about and thinking about and worrying about Donald Trump than I think most people assume,” Jen Psaki, who will be the White House press secretary, told CNN.

Jen Psaki: Joe Biden’s inauguration speech’ll not be about Donald Trump

“We spend a lot less time talking about and thinking about and worrying about Donald Trump than I think most people assume,” Jen Psaki, who will be the White House press secretary, told CNN.
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How world leaders are reacting to Joe Biden’s inauguration

“I look forward to working with him (Biden), and with his new administration, strengthening the partnership between our countries and working on our shared priorities: from tackling climate change, building back better from the pandemic and strengthening our transatlantic security.”
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Britain hopes Joe Biden will commit to net-zero target by 2050

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he hoped Joe Biden, who will be inaugurated as U.S. President on Wednesday, would join Britain in its commitment to cut greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2050.

Italy jails suspected al Qaeda foreign fighter caught in Turkey

A 24-year-old Italian suspected of fighting in the Middle East since 2014 with al Qaeda-affiliated groups was arrested in Turkey and jailed in Italy, police said on Wednesday.
Rescuers are seen at the site where workers were trapped underground after an explosion at the gold mine under construction, in Qixia, Shandong province, China January 13, 2021. Picture taken January 13, 2021. cnsphoto via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. CHINA OUT.

China rescuers prepare escape route for trapped gold miners

Rescue teams on Wednesday drilled new holes down a gold mine in China’s Shandong province, searching for more survivors after an explosion 10 days ago and preparing an escape passage for a group known to still be alive, state media reported.