Tag: Adamawa State

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 23, 2018

The Late 5: 12 die of cholera in Adamawa, SERAP advises Buhari to refer Obasanjo to EFCC and other stories

Here are the stories that drove the conversation today: Twelve people have died of cholera in Adamawa state in the ...

AzeezAugust 15, 2017

Just In: Boko Haram insurgents attack two Adamawa communities

Two communities in Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa State have been attacked by Boko Haram. Channels TV reports that ...

SponsorMarch 14, 2017

The Spelling Bee Challenge Adamawa quiz debate contest: AUN Academy, St. Peters, Concordia, five others, survive first scare

Twelve schools took centre stage on Wednesday, March 08, 2017, as The Spelling Bee Challenge Adamawa Quiz Debate Contest. The ...

Mazi EmekaDecember 29, 2016

Macwrites launches the Adamawa Quiz Debate Contest in the North-east

Come the 25th – 28th of January 2017, The Spelling Bee Challenge, the educational promotion initiative administered by Macwrites, will ...

AzeezDecember 11, 2016

Adamawa govt to review use of hijab over suicide attack

As part of efforts to reduce suicide attacks, the Adamawa State government may temporarily review the use of hijab in ...

AzeezDecember 9, 2016

JUST IN: Twin explosion hits Adamawa town

A twin bomb on Friday exploded at Madagali in Adamawa State, leaving scores of people dead, Premium Times reports. It ...

AzeezOctober 24, 2016

Adamawa LG destroyed by Boko Haram calls out for help

Chairman of Madagali Local Government Council in Adamawa State, Alhaji Yusuf Mohammed on Monday pleaded with the Federal Government to assist in ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 7, 2016

N41.1m fraud: Council boss sentenced to 70 years

The Federal High Court sitting in Yola the Adamawa state capital on Thursday sentenced a former local government area chairman ...

Janeth JSeptember 10, 2015

One Governor, 35 special advisers, only in Adamawa

The Adamawa House of Assembly has approved the appointment of 35 Special Advisers for Governor Jibrilla Bindow. This approval makes the ...

Janeth JJuly 2, 2015

Vice President Osinbajo visits IDP camps in Adamawa state (Photos)

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo arrived Adamawa state on Thursday to visit some of the internally displaced persons (IDP)  camps in the ...

Janeth JMay 19, 2015

Suicide bomber kills 9 people, injures many in Adamawa

by Ranti Joseph A fresh attack occurred in Adamawa state as a suspected male suicide bomber attacked the Garkida cattle market ...

Janeth JMay 16, 2015

Gunmen kidnap Adamawa lawmaker

by Ranti Joseph A group of unknown gunmen has kidnapped the member representing Toungo Counstituency in the Adamawa House of Assembly, ...

Kolapo OlapojuMay 15, 2015

Forget the leadership war, PDP has another battle on its hands

by Kolapo Olapoju The leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party may be presently engulfed in the battle of its lives, but ...

Janeth JApril 30, 2015

Today’s Daily Brief: I want to be first female Senate President, says Garba, Benue Assembly Shut Over Plot To Impeach Speaker, Governor, This is the total number of females rescued from Boko Haram this week, and more

The Adamawa North Senatorial District Senator-elect, Binta Garba, on Thursday said she would unite the upper legislative chamber if she ...

Emmanuel ChidiogoApril 12, 2015

Opinion: Why Ribadu remains the best choice for Adamawa

by Jocob Hamman True leadership presupposes that the leader is capable of leading, not some puppet that will be controlled ...

Kolapo OlapojuApril 11, 2015

Ribadu will pull a GEJ… if he loses Adamawa election

by Panshak Ibrahim If his fate turns out to be like that of President Jonathan, Ribadu will borrow a page ...

Kolapo OlapojuMarch 13, 2015

People of Adamawa can now sleep easy, as the state is finally free of Boko Haram

by Panshak Ibrahim According to the Nigerian Military, Adamawa state is now totally free from the bondage of Boko Haram. ...

Janeth JFebruary 26, 2015

Jonathan pays surprise visit to Adamawa

  by Ranti Joseph President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday has visited Mubi in Adamawa State, more than three months after ...

Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 26, 2015

Razed buildings and a destroyed bridge – this is how Boko Haram left Michika (PHOTOS)

by Panshak Ibrahim Following the recapture of Michika town, in Adamawa, by the Nigerian military, pictures of the damage done ...

Emmanuel ChidiogoFebruary 5, 2015

Gimba Kakanda: Dear partisan critics, Nuhu Ribadu deserves a fair chance

by Gimba Kakanda And, thus, I understood that partisan sentiment, like religious, is an indoctrination hard to overcome, and for ...

Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 4, 2015

EFCC declares Murtala Nyako and son wanted

by Panshak Ibrahim Immediate past governor of Adamawa State, Murtala Nyako, has been declared wanted by the Economic and Financial ...

Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 21, 2015

Gov. Ngilari apparently wants elections postponed in Adamawa – here’s why

by Panshak Ibrahim The Governor of Adamawa State, James Ngilari, has pleaded with the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), not ...

Op-Ed EditorDecember 15, 2014

Opinion: Adamawa 2015 – Between Ribadu and Bindowo

by Abdulrazaque Bello-Barkindo Two candidates have finally emerged to run for the governorship of Adamawa State in the forthcoming 2015 ...

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 5, 2014

#BokoHaram suffer another blow as army finally clears #Mubi

by James Sambo The Nigerian Army has completed the operation to clear Mubi, Adamawa State of terrorists who had captured ...

Kolapo OlapojuNovember 14, 2014

Like Mahia, Mubi vigilantes chase out #BokoHaram insurgents

by James Sambo Local Vigilantes in Adamawa State have reportedly chased out Boko Haram militants out of Mubi, nearly two ...

Kolapo OlapojuNovember 11, 2014

#BokoHaram capture another town in Adamawa, as soldiers flee

by Kolapo Olapoju   Boko Haram insurgents have captured Maiha town, in Adamawa State. Maiha town is about 25 kilometres ...

Kolapo OlapojuNovember 7, 2014

We need more troops in #Adamawa – Governor Ngilari cries to President Jonathan

by Laila Ibrahim Governor of Adamawa State, James Ngilari has called on President Goodluck Jonathan to save his state from being ...

YEditorOctober 8, 2014

Ngilari sworn-in as new governor of Adamawa state

by James Sambo Bala Ngilari, the deputy governor of Adamawa State during the governorship of the now impeached Murtala Nyako, ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 8, 2014

Court stops Adamawa bye-election, orders swearing-in of Ngilari

by Kolapo Olapoju The Adamawa state bye-election slated for Saturday, 11 October, has been stopped, following the order of a ...

YEditorSeptember 12, 2014

INEC clears 1.5 million voters for Adamawa by-election

by James Sambo The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday said that 1,529,636 voters were registered to vote in ...

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