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President Buhari receives in audience Leadership of People's Democratic Movement in State on 18th Jan 2019-3

Sani Adamu: President Buhari ministers a bunch of “fantastically corrupt” Nigerians

Adamu put forward that the Buhari administration has nothing good in stock for Nigerians, having, in his words, brought in “fantastically corrupt” politicians as ministers whose character and track records are a reflection of the president’s person, having promised to bring in people that are best known to him and represents his ideals.
A don, Prof. Leke Oduwaye, on Monday urged Lagos State Government to prosecute owners of buildings blocking drainage right-of -way to guard against flooding.

Flood submerges Yola metropolis

The Adamawa State capital, Yola, was completely submerged as cars were seen floating and thousands of houses and properties destroyed and submerged by the flood which was caused by a heavy down pour which lasted for six hours.

Boko Haram: 133 Nigerian refugees return from Cameroon

About 133 Nigerian refugees, who are part of the over two million Nigerians displaced by the Boko Haram insurgency have returned from neighbouring Cameroon.
At least 33 Boko Haram militants were killed by Nigerian troops in a gunfight on Sunday, according to military sources on Tuesday.

Boko Haram attacks Borno communities, razes INEC office, destroys houses

The office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) was among several places touched on Wednesday in the Borno communities of Gubio and Magumeri when the Boko Haram terrorists made attacks.

Customs intercepts elephant tusks, buffalo horns, others

The Adamawa/Taraba Zonal Command of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has seized rare but outlawed items as well as more widely traded but contraband items across the two states constituting the command.
A Zuba Chief Magistrate Court in Abuja has adjourned the trial of Senator Elisha Abbo, the lawmaker charged for allegedly assaulting a nursing mother in a sex toy shop in Abuja.

Absence of Senator Abbo stalls ‘assault’ trial

The absence of a Senator, Elisha Abbo, who allegedly assaulted a nursing mother, was on Tuesday stalled in a Zuba Chief Magistrates’ Court, in Abuja.
Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar is the current Chief of Air Staff of the Nigerian Airforce

We are making progress against banditry – NAF chief

The Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Saddique Abubakar, said the military had substantially contained emerging banditry in some parts of the country in addition to the successes recorded in the fight against insurgency in the North East.
Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu

Lagos governor’s wife urges residents to be united

She said it is in doing so that the government will remain focused to deliver on its promises and develop the state.

NANS pickets DSTV, Stanbic Bank, others over xenophobic attacks

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has shut down the Yola branch offices of DSTv and Stanbic Bank over xenophobic attacks against Nigerians in South Africa.

Yola flood disaster under control – SEMA

The Adamawa State Emergency Management Agency (ADSEMA) says the recent flood that wrecked havoc in parts of Yola, the state capital, has been brought under control.
The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has sealed a filling station in Katsina State, north-western Nigeria.

DPR raises concerns on activities of filling stations in border areas

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) in Adamawa has raised concern over the involvement of filling stations near the border in the state in smuggling petroleum products.
National Emergency Management Agency NEMA

NEMA: Rainstorm kills seven in Yola

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has confirmed that seven people were so far killed in the Thursday rainstorm in Yola.

Heavy flooding kills five children in Adamawa

Five dead bodies have been recovered with many families displaced and business owners disorganised following a heavy rain that has caused gutters to overflow into homes, shops, worship places, in Yola, Adamawa State.
Yola Airport

FAAN suspends official who allegedly stole at Yola Airport

The Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, on Friday announced the suspension of an officer at the Yola Airport.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Tribunal upholds Adamawa ex-speaker’s election

The National and House of Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Yola has dismissed a case filed by Adamu Mustapha of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) challenging the election of former Speaker Kabiru Mijinyawa of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

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.
Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri

Adamawa governor’s father passes on

The Governor of Adamawa State, Umaru Fintiri, has announced the death of his father.

Adamawa women push for female commissioners, advisers

Women in Adamawa State, rising as members of different political parties, civil society organisations and other interest groups, have condemned what they described as political marginalisation against them, which they blame for their poor showing in the last general elections.

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The Action Alliance in Kogi State on Saturday unanimously adopted a United States-based medical practitioner, Samuel Audu Alfa as its candidate in the November 16th governorship election.

Kogi guber: US-based doctor emerges AA candidate

The Action Alliance in Kogi State on Saturday unanimously adopted a United States-based medical practitioner, Samuel Audu Alfa as its candidate in the November 16th governorship election.
French President Emmanuel Macron hosted his US counterpart Donald Trump for a previously unscheduled lunch Saturday ahead of the official opening of the G7 summit in southwest France.

Emmanuel Macron, Donald Trump break the ice with surprise pre-G7 lunch

French President Emmanuel Macron hosted his US counterpart Donald Trump for a previously unscheduled lunch Saturday ahead of the official opening of the G7 summit in southwest France.
At the 2-day presidential retreat that preceded the inauguration of new ministers, President Muhammadu Buhari apprised the appointees on the enormity of the tasks ahead.

New cabinet and imperative of delivering on mandates

At the 2-day presidential retreat that preceded the inauguration of new ministers, President Muhammadu Buhari apprised the appointees on the enormity of the tasks ahead.
Vincent Kompany faces weeks on the sidelines after suffering another hamstring injury as his Anderlecht team lost again to continue their winless start to his managerial debut, according to reports.

Vincent Kompany injured as Anderlecht lose again

Vincent Kompany faces weeks on the sidelines after suffering another hamstring injury as his Anderlecht team lost again to continue their winless start to his managerial debut, according to reports.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

President Buhari hails Jubril Aminu at 80

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated renowned Professor Jibril Aminu on his 80th, describing him as man with a pedigree of excellence, stewardship and dedication to the growth of the country and of humanity.