Cholera: Adamawa records 23 deaths, 500 cases

The Adamawa State Government has disclosed that the state recorded 500 Cholera cases with 23 deaths since outbreak of the disease in the state in September. The Director of Public Health in the state Ministry of Health, Dr Celine Laori,…

Adamawa rewards first class graduates with scholarship, employment

The Adamawa State Government has awarded automatic employment and scholarship to five first class graduates of the state university to proceed for further studies abroad. The state governor, Alhaji Ahmadu Fintiri announced the awards at the university convocation held at…

Court sacks two APC lawmakers for PDP members (Guardian)

The Election Petitions Tribunal in Yola, Adamawa State, has sacked two lawmakers of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Shuaibu Langa APC member representing Mubi North in the Adamawa State Assembly was sacked for certificate forgery while Musa Bororo APC member…

Alleged Rape: Teacher, pregnant 12-year-old student are lovers —Adamawa NUT boss (Punch)

Mr. Rodney Nathan, the chairman of Adamawa State chapter of the Nigeria Union of Teachers has said that the allegation of rape levelled against a teacher was untrue as the teacher and the alleged rape victim, 12, were in a relationship.…

Police arrest army deserter for robbery in Adamawa (Guardian)

Two suspects, including an army deserter, were on Tuesday arrested by the police in Adamawa for robbing a woman of her car at gunpoint. The Adamawa Police Command spokesman, DSP Suleiman Yahaya, confirmed the development to newsmen in Yola. Yahaya…

Adamawa teacher allegedly drugs, impregnates 12-year-old pupil (Punch)

A primary school teacher in Adamawa State, Mr Nathan Yusuf, who was arrested for defiling and impregnating his 12-year-old pupil, has confessed to giving the victim codeine before having carnal knowledge of her. Yusuf was arrested by officials of the…

Many displaced after heavy downpour in Yola (Nation)

Yola, the Adamawa State capital, has been flooded after a downpour which displaced residents and disrupted businesses in at least three communities. The rain, the most intensive since the end of harmattan in January, drastically calmed the usually harsh Yola…

Bindow seeks forgiveness from Adamawa people (Guardian)

Preparatory to the hand-over ceremony on May 29, outgoing governor of Adamawa State, Mohammed Bindow, yesterday in Yola delivered his farewell speech in which he apologised to former Governor Murtala Nyako and the people of the state for misrule. The…

I will be the first to implement N30, 000 minimum wage, Adamawa gov-elect promises (Punch)

Adamawa Governor-elect, Alhaji Ahmadu Fintiri, has promised to implement the new minimum wage of N30,000 when approved by President Muhammadu Buhari. Fintiri, who emerged the winner on the platform of Peoples Democratic Party made the promise on Friday while speaking…

PDP declared winner of Adamawa governorship election (Guardian)

Alhaji Ahmadu Fintiri of PDP has emerged winner of Adamawa Governorship election. The Returning Officer of the election, Prof. Andrew Haruna, who declared the result Thursday in Yola after the supplementary election in 44 units across 14 local government areas…

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