The Adamawa State Police Command has said hoodlums suspected to be armed robbers may have been responsible for the murder of a lecturer at the Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Dr Elizabeth Malgwi, 63; and her husband, Dr Mwajim Malgwi, 73.
The two were killed on Saturday while on their way back home from their farm.
The death of the couple provoked outrage across Yola, the Adamawa State capital.
The Police Public Relations Officer of the Adamawa State Police Command, Othman Abubakar, said although the murder was still being investigated, preliminary findings by the police indicated that it might be a case of armed robbery. Read more