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Adamawa gets first flyover after 30 years

Adamawa is a state in northeastern Nigeria, whose capital and largest city is Yola. In 1991, when Taraba State was carved out from Gongola State, the geographical entity Gongola State was renamed Adamawa State, with four administrative divisions: Adamawa, Michika, Ganye, Mubi and Numan.

NAF offers free medical services to Adamawa community

The Nigeria Air Force has offered free medical services to over 1,000 people in Adamawa, as part of activities to commemorate 57 years of the Nigeria Airforce.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Father of six arrested for ‘rape’ of neighbour’s daughter

The Police in Yola, Adamawa, on Tuesday arrested a father of six for alleged sexual assault of his neighbour’s 9-year-old girl.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Mobs set ablaze ‘robber’ in Yola

A suspected member of a criminal gang known as ‘Shila Boys’ in Jimeta, was burnt to death by angry mobs for allegedly robbing and stabbing a lady, in Yola North Local Government Area of Adamawa State.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Adamawa police begin enforcement of ban on tricycles, motorcycles

The Adamawa State Commissioner of Police, Alhaji Aliyu Adamu, yesterday ordered policemen in the state to ensure the full enforcement of the ban on the movement of tricycles and motorcycles in Yola, the state capital, and its environs.
Adamawa State Governor, Ahmadu Fintiri, has accused opposition elements of sponsoring thugs to undermine his leadership and public good.

Adamawa governor bans movement of tricycles, motorcycles in three councils

Piqued by incessant attacks on innocent citizens by Shilla Boys and other criminal armed gangs, Adamawa State governor, Ahmadu Fintiri, has signed Executive Order banning the operations of tricycles and motorcycles from 10:00 pm to 5:00 am indefinitely in three local governments of the state.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Police nab three notorious ‘Shilla Boys’ members in Yola

The police in Yola on Thursday confirmed the arrest of three members of a gang, notoriously known as “Shilla Boys”.
The Chairman of the Senate Committee on Sustainable Development Goals, Senator Aishatu Dahiru Ahmed (Binani), on Friday commended President Muhammadu Buhari for signing the Modibbo Adama University bill into law.

Senator lauds President Buhari for signing Modibbo Adama University bill into law

The Chairman of the Senate Committee on Sustainable Development Goals, Senator Aishatu Dahiru Ahmed (Binani), on Friday commended President Muhammadu Buhari for signing the Modibbo Adama University bill into law.

NiMet predicts hazy, sunny weather activities Monday to Wednesday

Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted hazy, sunny weather activities from Monday to Wednesday across the country.
Adamawa State Governor, Ahmadu Fintiri, has accused opposition elements of sponsoring thugs to undermine his leadership and public good.

Governor Fintiri: Opposition sponsoring thugs against us

Adamawa State Governor, Ahmadu Fintiri, has accused opposition elements of sponsoring thugs to undermine his leadership and public good.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Three arrested over cars theft in Adamawa

The Adamawa State Police Command has arrested three suspects over the theft of two cars around the State capital, Yola.
A general view of the main gate of an isolation centre in Gbagada General Hospital in Lagos . PIUS UTOMI EKPEI - AFP

Nigerian doctors begin strike over pay, facilities

Nigerian doctors in state-run hospitals began an indefinite strike on Monday to demand a pay rise, better welfare and adequate facilities, union leaders said.

Nigerian health workers begin strike September 13

Health Workers on Monday gave the Federal Government ultimatum to address all their demands before September 13 or they will proceed on strike.
Zimbabwean doctors have filed a lawsuit aimed at compelling the government to beef up coronavirus protection for public hospitals and healthcare workers.

Nigerian doctors begin strike over pay, inadequate facilities

Nigerian resident doctors in state-run hospitals began an indefinite strike on Monday to demand a pay rise, better welfare and adequate facilities, union leaders said.

NiMet predicts cloudiness, thunderstorms Sunday to Tuesday

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted cloudy skies over the Northern region on Sunday, with chances of isolated thunderstorms over parts of Sokoto, Kebbi, Zamfara, Kano, Katsina and Kaduna in the morning hours.
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Nigeria records lowest daily virus cases in three months

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 221 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic outbreak in the country.
The Minister of State, Education, Mr. Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, said this while answering questions at the 52nd joint national briefing of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 in Abuja.

Minister: No date yet for resumption of schools

Nigeria’s Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, says no date has been fixed yet for full schools’ resumption even though the federal government had continued to engage stakeholders.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and Chairman of the PTF on COVID-19, Mr Boss Mustapha, who raised the concern on Thursday during the daily press briefing by the task force in Abuja.

Nigeria extends eased lockdown by four weeks

Federal government yesterday extended the ease of lockdown in the country by another four weeks, saying coronavirus was now in 536 of the 774 local government areas in Nigeria.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila on the floor, moving a bill on the Repeal of Quarantine Act, 2004 at plenary yesterday at National Assembly Abuja. . Photo by Gbemiga Olamikan. 2

House of Reps set up 30-man c’ttee to accelerate passage of PIB

A thirty-member committee, with five members drawn from each of the six geo-political zones of the country, is expected to start work on the bill in the third week of this month, newsmen learnt, weekend.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest two over alleged raping of minors

The Police in Adamawa have arrested two suspects for allegedly raping two minors in Jambutu, Yola North Local Government Area of the state.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest two over alleged raping of minors in Adamawa

Police in Adamawa has arrested two suspects for alleged raping of two minors in Jambutu, Yola North Local Government Area of the state.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest teenager for allegedly raping two-year-old

The command Spokesman, Sulaiman Nguroje, made this known to newsmen on Wednesday in Yola.

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4. President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said the registration of the National Identity Number and linking it to mobile numbers will help fight insecurity in the country.

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