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Court restrains APDA factional chairman in Adamawa

A Yola High Court on Wednesday restrained Mr Jerry Judah from parading himself as the Adamawa Chairman of the newly registered Advanced People Democratic Alliance (APDA).

NDLEA arrests 127, seizes over 1,763kg illicit drugs in Adamawa

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) said it arrested 127 suspects and seized illicit drugs weighing 1,763.22 kilograms in Adamawa State from January to August, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) has reported.

TCN wheeled out 72,261.7 mw of electricity in four weeks – official

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) on Tuesday said it wheeled out 72,261.7 megawatts of electricity in the first four weeks of August.

Atiku donates equipment to Adamawa hospital

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has donated hospital equipment to boost healthcare services in Adamawa.

No room for godfathers in APDA – chair

The National Chairman of the Advanced Peoples Democratic Alliance, Malam Shittu Mohammed, says the party has zero tolerance for godfathers, but will give all members a level playing field.

Buhari’s return, God’s answer to prayers – Bindow

The safe return of President Muhammadu Buhari to the countyr after his medical vacation in London is God’s answer to prayers for his sound and quick recovery, Gov. Mohammadu Umaru Jibrilla Bindow of Adamawa says.

Fed govt stops seven varsities from running management courses

The Federal Government has asked seven federal universities of Agriculture and Technology to stop running Management courses and focus on their core mandate.

Ex-presidential aide decries cash and carry politics

A former Political Adviser to the Presidency, Dr Usman Bugaje, says most political parties in Nigeria are run on cash and carry basis making it easier for criminals to emerge as leaders.

Why we suspended voter registration in Madagali – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has suspended its Continuous Voter Registration in Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa State due to persistent Boko Haram attacks.

Fed govt asks released Chibok girls to spend a week with families

The Federal Government on Friday gave 106 Chibok girls permission to travel to Chibok, Borno State, to spend one week with their families.

Adamawa govt increases support to hunters, vigilante groups

The Adamawa Government says it has stepped up support to hunters and vigilante groups in Madagali Local Government, in view of the rising spate of attacks in that area.

NDLEA apprehends inter-border drug vendor in Adamawa

The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Yola, capital of Adamawa State, has paraded a Chadian, Adamu Muhammed, who was arrested with banned drugs weighing 186 kgs.

NDLEA arrests Chadian with 186kg of drugs

The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has arrested one Adamu Muhammed, a Chadian, with illicit drugs weighing 186 kilograms in Yola, Adamawa.

Atiku begs rich Nigerians to help out-of-school children

Former Vice President and founder of American University of Nigeria (AUN) Yola, Atiku Abubakar, has made a passionate plea to Nigerians of means to support charity and humanitarian causes that will help in giving formal education to children who are out of school in the country.

How Obasanjo, Yar Adua, Jonathan squandered over N11trn for electricity – SERAP

A new report by the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has revealed how over N11 trillion meant to provide regular electricity supply was allegedly squandered under the governments of former presidents Olusegun Obasanjo, Umaru Musa Yar’Adua and Goodluck Jonathan.

Boko Haram: Nigerian Air Force expecting more supply of aircraft – official

The Chief of Air Staff, CAS, Sadique Abubakar, has said that the Nigerian Air Force is expecting the supply of more aircraft purchased by the federal government to boost the fight against insurgents in the North-east.

Air strikes critical to total defeat of insurgency – NAF chief

The Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, says air strikes was critical to the defeat of asymmetric warfare, such as the insurgency.

Med-View Airline grows half-year profit to N857m

Med-View Airline Plc has reported a growth of 27 per cent in profit after tax (PAT) to N857 million for the half year ended June 30, 2017, compared with N672 million in the corresponding period of 2016.

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