Adamawa State

How A Nigerian Pastor Was Killed And His Daughter Abducted By Four Men In Adawawa

  Four men in Adamawa State have been identified to have fatally shot a pastor in an attempt to kidnap him. The men are said to have gone on to kidnap a daughter of the deceased and freed her only after N100,000 was paid as ransom by the bereaved family. The four men allegedly murdered […]

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Angry Youths Block Highway In Protest As Auto Accident Claims Three Lives In Adamawa

  File photo As many as three persons have been crushed to death by a truck loaded with grains in Adamawa State, according to SaharaReporters. Of the dead, two were riding a motorcycle while the other was trying to cross the road when the truck rammed into them and crushed them to death. SaharaReporters learnt […]

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I was testing if it was functioning – Man caught having oral sex with two underage brothers, tells court

A businessman, Abubakar Barkindo, has been arrested by the police for allegedly having oral sex with two brothers, aged 8 and 9 in Adamawa State. According to SaharaReporters, Barkindo admitted to committing the act, stating that it was to test if his manhood was functional. The businessman allegedly lured the two boys into his apartment […]

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Police To Investigate Officer Who Allegedly Rejected, Threatened ‘Southern Neighbour’

The police officer, who hailed from Adamawa State, had allegedly said he did not want a southerner as his next-door neighbour. Get latest news from Globaltimesng

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Adamawa man allegedly rapes 5-year-old school girl after luring her with N20 biscuit

Depict image A Chief Magistrate Court II sitting in Mubi, Adamawa, has ordered that one Abdullahi Adamu, be remanded in prison for allegedly raping a five-year-old nursery 3 schoolgirl (name withheld). The 28-year-old suspect was said to have allegedly lured the minor into an uncompleted building in Mubi in the Mubi North Local Government Area […]

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Police, Adamawa hunters kill two bandits, rescue kidnap victims

Two bandits have been killed by operatives of the Adamawa State Police Command and local hunters during a gun battle that lasted for several hours in the Gangtum district of the Ganye Local Government Area of the state. The police and hunters team rescued 60-year-old Abdullahi Buba and one Halima Ishaku from the bandits hideout. […]

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EFCC secures 9 judgments against ex-Gov Nyako, son, 7 others in alleged N29bn fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, secured nine judgments against a former Adamawa State Governor, Vice Admiral Muritala Nyako rtd, his son, Senator Abdulaziz Nyako and 7 of his business partners in just one day. The anti-graft agency on Tuesday evening in Abuja, secured the nine judgments against the former governor in the N29bn […]

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Pioneer UBEC Executive Secretary, Prof Gidado Tahir Is Dead

Prof Gidado Tahir The pioneer Executive Secretary of the Universal Basic Education Council, Prof Gidado Tahir, has passed on. Tahir who lectured at the Usman Dan Fodio University, Sokoto and the University of Abuja, where he rose to the position of Deputy Vice Chancellor before retiring, was born in Toungo town in Adamawa State, on […]

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Hoodlums bath four with acid in Yola

Depict image – spectators at a crime scene Adamawa State Police Command said that four people have fallen victim to an acid attack in Yola, the state capital. The State Police Spokesman, Sulaiman Nguroje said the attack was reported to Jimeta Police Division on January 6, by one Fawas Mohammed and the case was filed […]

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FG: N1bn solar street lights project in Adamawa fully executed

The federal government has disclosed that it has fully executed the N1 billion contracts for the installation of solar street lights in Adamawa. This was made known by the office of the senior special assistant to the President on sustainable development goals (OSSAP-SDGs) in reaction to report that the project was not completed In a […]

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Adamawa police arrest kidnap suspect, recover pistol with 6 rounds of live ammunitions

Suspected kidnapper, Sani Idi, has been arrested by operatives of the Adamawa State Police Command and one pistol with 6 rounds of live ammunitions, padlocks, chains and other items recovered from him. The State Police spokesperson, DSP Suleiman Yahaya Nguroje, who made this known in a statement on Wednesday, January 5, said the 32-year-old suspect […]

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Nigerian Army Shuts Down Another Adamawa Market, Traders Accuse Soldiers Of Extortion

  According to SaharaReporters, troops of the Nigerian Army have shut down the popular Song cattle and grains market in Adamawa State, SaharaReporters has learnt. Traders recounted that the soldiers allegedly demanded millions of naira to allow sales. A trader who pleaded to be anonymous told SaharaReporters on Thursday that “the soldiers asked for huge […]

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Man Stabs His Wife to Death After She Moved Out of His House to Get Her Own Place (Photo)

Muhammed Alfa A man has killed his wife by stabbing her to death with a knife. According to the Adamawa State Police Command, the 57year old commercial driver identified as Muhammad Alfa stabbed his 40-year old wife to death after she moved out of his house to get her own place. A statement released by […]

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Adamawa man allegedly stabs wife to death after she moved out of his house to get her own place

A 57-year-old commercial driver, Muhammed Alfa has been arrested by the police for allegedly stabbing his 40-year-old wife to death in Adamawa State. The state police spokesman, DSP Suleiman Nguroje, says the suspect, who disclosed this in a statement said, the suspect, a resident of Lande B Village, Gombi local government area, allegedly stabbed his […]

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Pastor jailed 10 years for swindling 40 college admission seekers of N5.9m in Adamawa

61-year-old Reverend Ajiboye Kadmiel has been sentenced to 10 years imprisonment for swindling 40 people of a total sum of N5.9 million in Adamawa state. Ajiboye was found guilty by Chief Magistrate Abdullahi Mohammed Digil of the Adamawa State Chief Magistrate Court I for collecting money from the 40 people with a promise to get […]

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Adamawa electoral commission postpones LG polls indefinitely over lack of funds

The Adamawa State Independent Electoral Commission (ADSIEC) has postponed the December 4 local government councils poll indefinitely due to a lack of funds. ADSIEC Information Officer, Innocent Daniel, said on Monday that the commission was awaiting funds from the government to conduct a free, fair and transparent election. “Among the major challenges that led to […]

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Adamawa electoral commission postpones LG polls indefinitely over lack of funds

The Adamawa State Independent Electoral Commission (ADSIEC) has postponed the December 4 local government councils poll indefinitely due to a lack of funds. ADSIEC Information Officer, Innocent Daniel, said on Monday that the commission was awaiting funds from the government to conduct a free, fair and transparent election. “Among the major challenges that led to […]

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