Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Adamawa

    Court orders Adamawa to pay N660m to 659 sacked teachers

Court orders Adamawa to pay N660m to 659 sacked teachers

The National Industrial Court of Nigeria (NICN) on Thursday ordered the Adamawa government to pay N660 million to 659 sacked teachers by the Adamawa Post Primary Board.On August 11, 2015, the teachers sued the Adamawa government, ministry of education, Post Primary School Management Board and the commissioner for justice, seeking a declaration that their appointment was valid, lawful and not [...]

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    Doctors separate conjoined twins in Yola

Doctors separate conjoined twins in Yola

A team of surgeons has successfully separated four-month-old twins conjoined at the Federal Medical Center (FMC) Yola, Adamawa state.Auwal Abubakar, chief medical director of the hospital, said the exercise was conducted on May 14.Speaking at a news conference in Yola, on Friday, Abubakar said it took the team four hours to perform the operation.“We had a successful operation of conjoined [...]

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    MAUTECH expels five students, rusticates six after riot over blasphemy

MAUTECH expels five students, rusticates six after riot over blasphemy

The Moddibo Adama University of Technology (MAUTECH), Yola, has expelled five students for gross misconduct and involvement in the riot that led to the closure of the university in February. [...]

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    Adamawa APC postpones congress after protest by Ribadu, Babachir Lawal

Adamawa APC postpones congress after protest by Ribadu, Babachir Lawal

The Adamawa state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has postponed its ward congress by 24 hours.This is as a result of protests by some stakeholders, including Nuhu Ribadu, former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), and Babachir Lawal,  ex-secretary to the government of the federation.Musa Mahmud, chairman of the congress committee, announced the postponement after a meeting with some party [...]

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    ’24 killed’ as suicide bombers hit Adamawa mosque (updated)

’24 killed’ as suicide bombers hit Adamawa mosque (updated)

At least 24 people were killed in suicide attacks at a mosque and a market in Mubi, a town in Adamawa state.Othman Abubakar, spokesman of the police in the state, confirmed the casualty rate.An official of a non-governmental organisation (NGO) in Mubi had earlier told TheCable about the attacks.He said the the town recorded two attacks within 10 minutes."The first [...]

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    Police arrest SDP governorship aspirant in Adamawa

Police arrest SDP governorship aspirant in Adamawa

The police in Adamawa have arrested Abel Behora, a Social Democratic Party (SDP) gubernatorial aspirant, for allegedly making an inciting statement.Othman Abubakar, spokesman of the command, confirmed the arrest to journalists on Monday in Yola, the state capital.The police spokesman said Behora committed the act in a political programme aired on a private radio station in Yola.Abubakar said Behora would [...]

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    Five Boko Haram insurgents killed in Adamawa, says army

Five Boko Haram insurgents killed in Adamawa, says army

The Nigerian army says its troops on Friday killed five Boko Haram insurgents at Barkin-Dutse area of Adamawa state.Jude Chukwu, director, army public relations, said the soldiers engaged the insurgents in a gun battle after being alerted by hunters in the area.“The terrorists on sighting the troops opened fire which resulted in exchange of fire,” the statement read.“Five Boko Haram [...]

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    Army arrests ‘high profile’ Boko Haram insurgent in Adamawa

Army arrests ‘high profile’ Boko Haram insurgent in Adamawa

The army says it has arrested a high profile Boko Haram insurgent, Bubayi Isa, in Adamawa.NAN reports that Texas Chukwu, the director, army public relations, said Isa was arrested alongside three other suspects.Chukwu listed the names of other suspects as Muhammad Buba, Yakubu Abubakar and Yakubu Abdullahi, adding that Isa was number 37 on the list of Boko Haram insurgents [...]

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    First civilian governor of Adamawa, Michika, is dead

First civilian governor of Adamawa, Michika, is dead

Saleh Michika, the first civilian governor of Adamawa, is dead.Michika died at the Federal Medical Centre, Yola, after a protracted illness. He was 77 years old.Macaulay Hunohashi, special adviser on Media to Muhammadu Bindow, governor of Adamawa, confirmed the death of Michika to NAN on Sunday.Michika was elected governor on the platform of the National Republican Convention (NRC).He governed Adamawa [...]

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    Spokesman of Adamawa PDP shot dead

Spokesman of Adamawa PDP shot dead

Gunmen have killed Sam Zadock, spokesman of the Adamawa chapter of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).Addressing reporters in Yola, capital of the state, on Wednesday, Abdullahi Prambe, secretary of the party in Adamawa, described the incident as a “big shock’’.“We were expecting him for a meeting yesterday but he didn’t show up; he called me but the network wasn’t good only [...]

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    Examination suspended as MAUTECH students riot over ‘blasphemy’

Examination suspended as MAUTECH students riot over ‘blasphemy’

Students of Moddibo Adama University of Technology (MAUTECH), Yola, deserted the institution after a riot erupted over an alleged blasphemous comment about Prophet Muhammad.The contentious comment was reportedly posted by a student on the engineering students’ WhatsApp group, NAN reports. [...]

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    Fresh killings as herdsmen, villagers clash in Adamawa

Fresh killings as herdsmen, villagers clash in Adamawa

An unconfirmed number of persons have been killed in a clash between herdsmen and villagers in Song local government area of Adamawa state.The clash, which occurred in Simba and Shure villages on Friday, also left many houses destroyed.Trouble started when the herders took their cattle to a pond said to be the only source of water in the area.This led [...]

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    Police officer shoots senior colleague dead over girlfriend

Police officer shoots senior colleague dead over girlfriend

Bala Adamu, a police corporal, on Wednesday killed Emmanuel Timothy, a sergeant, at a drinking spot in the Madagali area of Adamawa state.According to Daily Trust, Adamu shot and killed Timothy after a row.Timothy reportedly bought a local gin from a lady said to be Adamu's girlfriend. Adamu was said to have been jealous that the unnamed lady was having [...]

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    Five killed in Boko Haram attack in Adamawa

Five killed in Boko Haram attack in Adamawa

Five people, including two insurgents, were killed in an attack in Pallam village, Adamawa, Yusuf Mohammed, chairman of the Madagali local government area, informed NAN on Tuesday.Mohammed said the insurgents attacked the village around midnight in an operation that lasted over one hour, killing three people."They shot and killed a security man guarding the village clinic and slaughtered a man [...]

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    Police arrest officer who ‘killed seven farmers’ in Adamawa

Police arrest officer who ‘killed seven farmers’ in Adamawa

The Adamawa police command says it has arrested an assistant superintendent of police (ASP) who allegedly killed seven farmers in the state.The arrest was made after Progressive Mind for Development Initiate, a civil society organisation (CSO) submitted a petition against the ASP.Abubakar Abdulsalam, president of the CSO, alleged that the officer (who was unnamed), shot seven farmers to death on [...]

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    Adamawa governor seeks re-election for every incumbent

Adamawa governor seeks re-election for every incumbent

Mohammed Bindow, governor of Adamawa state, has appealed to the electorate to re-elect all politicians occupying various positions in the state.Bindow made the call when some All Progressives Congress (APC) leaders paid him a thank you visit over the sponsorship of their Jerusalem pilgrimage.The governor said four years in office was not enough for the elected public office holders to [...]

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