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BREAKING: Gunmen kidnap, kill Taraba LG boss

Nigeria, Jan. 24 -- The Chairman of Ardo-Kola Local Government Area of Taraba State, Salihu Dovo, has been killed by gunmen who kidnapped him early Sunday morning, local residents have said. They sai... Read More


Police confirm release of abducted Adamawa traditional ruler

Nigeria, Jan. 20 -- The police in Adamawa State have confirmed the release of a traditional ruler abducted by gunmen in the state on Monday. Mustafa Ahmadu was kidnapped at about midnight on Monday i... Read More


Gunmen kidnap Adamawa traditional ruler

Nigeria, Jan. 19 -- Gunmen have kidnapped an Adamawa traditional ruler, Ardo Mustapha. The monarch was reportedly kidnapped on Monday around 12 midnight at his home in Mayo-Farang, Mayo Belwa Local G... Read More


Police arrest two pastors over alleged extra-marital affair

Nigeria, Jan. 13 -- The police in Adamawa State said they have arrested two officials of the Yola Electricity Distribution Company (YEDC), Ebenezer Otinjele and Juliana Daniel, for alleged extra-marit... Read More


Commissioner flees as court remands two directors over N1.7 million loan

Nigeria, Jan. 6 -- There was a mild drama at the Criminal Area Court II in Yola, the Adamawa State capital, when a serving commissioner in charge of Ministry of Youth and Sports, Sanusi Faruk, and two... Read More


Adamawa police ban beach party, threaten to arrest sponsors

Nigeria, Jan. 3 -- The police in Adamawa have banned a planned beach party, saying it would encourage nudity and allow for immoral acts. The police also threatened to arrest the sponsors of the party,... Read More


JUST IN: Top hunter in Adamawa killed by 'bandits'

Nigeria, Dec. 29 -- The head of operations of the Adamawa State Hunters Association, Young Mori, has been killed in a gun battle with bandits in Kaduna State, family and sources have said. Mr Mori wa... Read More


Boko Haram: Governor appoints 'renowned female hunter' as aide

Nigeria, Dec. 18 -- The Governor of Borno State, Umara Zulum, on Friday, appointed a renowned Adamawa-born female hunter, Aisha Gombi, as an aide in the fight against Boko Haram. Civilian combatants,... Read More


Kidnapped Taraba lawmaker freed

Nigeria, Dec. 12 -- The Taraba State House of Assembly member, Bashir Bape, who was recently abducted, regained freedom Friday night, the police and family sources have confirmed. PREMIUM TIMES repor... Read More


Pensioners in Adamawa say they are owed N27bn

Nigeria, Dec. 11 -- Pensioners in Adamawa State have cried out over the non-payment of over N27 billion owed them by both the state and local government since the inauguration of the present administr... Read More