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Courts Closure: Adamawa policemen feed over 300 criminals from own pocket

Policemen in Adamawa are currently in a state of dilemma as they have to feed over 300 suspected hardened criminals from their own purse as a result of the lockdown imposed on courts, a measure aimed at curtailing the spread of the novel coronavirus in the state.

Thunder strikes 18 kidnappers while sharing ransom in Adamawa

A thunderstorm has killed 18 suspected kidnappers at a forest in in Toungo local government area of Adamawa State local sources have said.

Breaking: 90-yr-old ex- Adamawa gov’s elder brother, regains freedom – Police

Police in Adamawa State has confirmed the release of 90-year-old elder brother of ex-governor Murtala Nyako, Alh. Dahiru Hammanyero Nyako.

Just In: Gunmen abduct 90-yr-old elder brother of ex-Gov Nyako

Police said it is currently on the trail of the suspected kidnappers having deployed its men to comb all the surrounding bushes.

Just In: Several people feared killed in fresh Adamawa communal clash

Several people are feared killed in renewed communal clash between Waja and Lunguda ethnic nationalities across five communities of Guyuk and Lamurde local government areas of Adamawa State.

Protest greets Adamawa as govt announces 299 rape cases in 5 months

A chorus of indignant protests by residents has greeted the announcement of 299 rape cases in Adamawa State in the last five months.

Just In: Adamawa ministry of women affairs gutted by fire

The Adamawa state ministry for women Affairs was this Afternoon gutted by fire.

Breaking: Adamawa records 11 new COVID-19 cases as three patients die

Adamawa State has recorded eleven new COVID-19 cases making the total number of confirmed cases to 38.

Scores killed, properties worth millions burnt over pig in Adamawa

Scores feared killed in Adamawa renewed communal clash About 15 people are feared to have been killed and properties worth millions of naira burnt down, after a heavy gun fight broke out in Tingno, a suburb of Lamurde local government of Adamawa state. The fight reportedly started on Thursday night between the Chobok locals and the Hausa community in the area. Sources privy to the violence said the fight broke out when some people made attempt to slaughter a pig at a local abbatior, which degenerated into a bloody mayhem. Although no official source has yet confirmed the number of casualties, reliable sources said lives and properties have been destroyed during the mayhem. Confirming the incident, the Police Public Relations officers, (PPRO) Adamawa State Police Command, Suleiman Nguroje said, “The state Commissioner of Police has directed the Squadron Mobile Commander and the area Commander Numan Division, to proceed with all DPOs within that area and all other operational commanders. “Later on governor, Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri mobilised all the service chiefs and all of us to visit the area. “When we arrived, we met our people already in the town, and gun shots were still ongoing. “With the military and police on ground, most of them were pushed back into the mountains and the town was returned to nomalcy. “Heavy reinforcement have been made including military, members of the Special Anti Robbery Squad, Counter Terrorism Squad and Investigation Department, so as to get to the immediate and remote cause of the conflict and they have been commanded to remain there till further notice and the men of the CID are to conduct a thorough investigation on the issue. “And they have also been instructed to go round and ascertain whether there are casualties.” He added that, “We have so far evacuated about thirty two persons, largely women and children have been moved to an IDP camp in Lafiya and one other person has been handed over to the men of the Red Cross Society for medical attention after sustaining machete cuts in the conflict. “The governor has also instructed the Chairman of Lamurde local government to ensure the up keep of the people at the camp.”

Tension in Adamawa Emirate as title holder dies of suspected COVID-19 infection

Adamawa State Emirate Council has been thrown into tension as a title holder in the emirate, Ma'ajin Adamawa, Rufai Ahmad Duwa died from suspected COVID-19 infection.

Just In: Adamawa discharges eight more COVID-19 cases

The number of COVID-19 patients discharged in Adamawa spiked to 13 on Friday as the state government announced the discharge of eight more patients after successful treatment according to a post by George Kushi, a media aide of the Deputy Governor of Adamawa State.

Just In: Fintiri reopens mosques, churches in Adamawa

Less than ten days to the Muslims eid-el Fitri festival, Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri has eased the restriction on Worship places and social gatherings earlier imposed on the state following the outbreak of the Coronavirus pandemic.
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