Adamawa – TheCable https://www.thecable.ng Nigeria's independent online newspaper Mon, 27 Jan 2020 12:49:58 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Lassa fever: Seven doctors, five nurses quarantined at Adamawa hospital https://www.thecable.ng/lassa-fever-seven-doctors-five-nurses-quarantined-at-adamawa-hospital https://www.thecable.ng/lassa-fever-seven-doctors-five-nurses-quarantined-at-adamawa-hospital#respond Mon, 27 Jan 2020 12:32:48 +0000 http://www.thecable.ng/?p=412592 Seven doctors and five nurses have been quarantined at the Federal Medical Centre, Yola, Adamawa state, following their contact with a patient diagnosed with Lassa fever. A source at the

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Journalist killed in Adamawa https://www.thecable.ng/journalist-killed-in-adamawa https://www.thecable.ng/journalist-killed-in-adamawa#respond Thu, 16 Jan 2020 09:35:09 +0000 http://www.thecable.ng/?p=409970 The Adamawa state chapter of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has confirmed the death of Maxwell Nashan, a member of the association. Nashan, a reporter with the Federal Radio

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Boko Haram attacks Michika in Adamawa https://www.thecable.ng/breaking-michika-in-adamawa-currently-under-boko-haram-attack https://www.thecable.ng/breaking-michika-in-adamawa-currently-under-boko-haram-attack#comments Thu, 02 Jan 2020 18:31:16 +0000 http://www.thecable.ng/?p=407236 Boko Haram fighters attacked Michika, a town in Adamawa state, on Thursday evening. A soldier, who confirmed the attack, told TheCable that he got a call around 6pm that the

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Gunmen kidnap litigation director in Adamawa https://www.thecable.ng/gunmen-kidnap-litigation-director-in-adamawa https://www.thecable.ng/gunmen-kidnap-litigation-director-in-adamawa#respond Wed, 11 Dec 2019 10:45:42 +0000 http://www.thecable.ng/?p=402701 Gunmen have kidnapped Samuel Yaumande, a director of litigation in the Adamawa state ministry of justice. Suleiman Nguroje, spokesman of Adamawa police command, confirmed the incident to journalists in Yola,

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DPO kidnapped in Adamawa regains freedom https://www.thecable.ng/dpo-kidnapped-in-adamawa-regains-freedom https://www.thecable.ng/dpo-kidnapped-in-adamawa-regains-freedom#respond Sun, 01 Dec 2019 12:09:24 +0000 http://www.thecable.ng/?p=400366 The Adamawa police command has confirmed the rescue of Ahijo Muhammad, divisional police officer (DPO) of Mubi, who was kidnapped a fortnight ago by gunmen. Sulaiman Nguroje, the command’s spokesman,

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Adamawa govt sacks 300 polytechnic staff https://www.thecable.ng/adamawa-govt-sacks-300-polytechnic-staff https://www.thecable.ng/adamawa-govt-sacks-300-polytechnic-staff#respond Tue, 12 Nov 2019 18:07:12 +0000 http://www.thecable.ng/?p=396077 The Adamawa government, on Tuesday, issued sack letters to some academic and non-academic staff of the state polytechnic, employed between 2017 and 2019. NAN reports that those affected are over

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Farmers count their losses as 40 Adamawa villages get flooded https://www.thecable.ng/farmers-count-their-losses-40-adamawa-villages-flooded https://www.thecable.ng/farmers-count-their-losses-40-adamawa-villages-flooded#respond Sat, 26 Oct 2019 21:51:56 +0000 http://www.thecable.ng/?p=392532 Muhammad Sulaiman, the executive secretary of Adamawa State Emergency Management Agency (ADSEMA), has said 40 villages in the state are now flooded. Sulaiman told NAN in Yola, the state’s capital

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Police raid ‘rehab centre’ in Adamawa, rescue 15 https://www.thecable.ng/police-raid-rehab-centre-in-adamawa-rescue-15 https://www.thecable.ng/police-raid-rehab-centre-in-adamawa-rescue-15#respond Wed, 23 Oct 2019 21:41:43 +0000 http://www.thecable.ng/?p=391899 The police have rescued 15 persons from a rehabilitation centre in Adamawa state. Suleiman Nguroje, deputy spokesman of the state police command, said the victims were found in harsh conditions

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Gunmen kill Miyetti Allah leader in Adamawa https://www.thecable.ng/gunmen-kill-miyetti-allah-leader-in-adamawa https://www.thecable.ng/gunmen-kill-miyetti-allah-leader-in-adamawa#respond Sun, 04 Aug 2019 09:32:12 +0000 http://www.thecable.ng/?p=372795 Some unidentified gunmen have killed Saidu Kolaku, a leader of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) in Adamawa state. The assailants were said to have invaded his

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Gov-elect: Adamawa has been bruised… I’m ready to step on toes https://www.thecable.ng/gov-elect-adamawa-has-been-bruised-im-ready-to-step-on-toes https://www.thecable.ng/gov-elect-adamawa-has-been-bruised-im-ready-to-step-on-toes#respond Sat, 25 May 2019 22:07:35 +0000 http://www.thecable.ng/?p=355194 Ahmadu Fintiri, governor-elect of Adamawa state, says he is ready to step on toes to address “injustice” by the  administration of Jibrilla Bindow, outgoing governor of the state. Fintiri made

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