THE Adamawa State Police Command has apprehended three suspects responsible for the kidnap of an engineer, Elan Jobbo, a principal in charge of state-owned Vocational Training Centre in Jabbi Lamba and two others identified as Alhaji Jauro Mamburso and Alkani Zumbe. While Mamburso is from the Girei Local Government Area, while Zumbe is from Song...
By Olawale Alabi Nasarawa United Football Club de Lafia stormed the top of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) table on Thursday, ousting Rangers International on goal difference. They moved to first place on the diary from seventh after a 3-0 spanking from Dakkada FC’s visit to Uyo. The Enugu-based Rangers fell again to fourth, again on goal difference, after a 0-2 loss to host Katsina United, who went down a notch to 17th. Plateau United fell from 13th to ninth after beating the Sunshine Stars of Akure 3-1 at Jos. Below is the ranking of the 20 clubs in the NPFL 2020/2021 at the end of three matches of Matchday 16 rescheduled Thursday. It is presented under Played (P), Won (W), Draws (D), Lost (L), Goals for (F), Goals against (A), Goal difference (GD) and Points (Pts): PWDLFA GD Pts Team 1. Nasarawa United 16 8 3 5 18 […]
By Olawale Alabi Kwara United Football Club retained leadership of the current Nigerian Professional Football League 2020/2021 (NPFL) on Sunday, despite a goalless draw against visiting Heartland FC. In their Matchday 15 match at the Kwara Stadium complex in Ilorin, the hosts failed to break visiting Owerri-based Heartland FC. The draw at home means they failed to extend their lead at the top of the paper and are now co-leaders with Rangers International FC Enugu. Kwara United is with 27 points in 15 matches, with a +7 goal difference, one goal ahead of Enugu-based Rangers who beat Adamawa United 1-0. The Nigeria News Agency (NAN) reports that Adamawa United is still at the bottom of the paper with 10 points from 15 matches. Enyimba International, who now have three appearances since their Sunday game against MFM FC was postponed, are in third place with 24 points from 12 matches. They […]
By Umar Yusuf – Yola Adamawa state government Wednesday took delivery of 59,280 doses of COVID-19 vaccine from the federal government. The Chairman of the State Contentment Committee on the pandemic COVID-19, Bashir Ahmed, disclosed this Wednesday evening while answering questions from newsmen in Yola. The Committee Chairman who doubles as the Secretary to the
Olalekan Adetayo Following the series of mass abduction of schoolchildren by Boko Haram terrorists and other criminals in the northern part of the country, the Federal Ministry of Education says it has begun the relocation of pupils from Borno, Yobe and Adamawa states to other states. It also said the Safe Schools Initiative of the […] Read Full Story
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The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has seized 46.8 kilograms of suspected Tramadol capsules worth N50 million in Mubi, Mubi North Local Government Area of Adamawa. The NDLEA Commander in the state, Mr Idris Bello, made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Saturday in Yola. Bello said that the […] Read Full Story
• State govt pay abductors N1m ransom Ebenezer Bajela Aliyu Abubakar, Permanent Secretary of the Nigeria Professional Football League club, Adamawa United, says the abducted bus driver of the club will be released today following an agreement with the abductors to pay a ransom of N1m. Kabiru, the driver, was abducted with his abductors demanding […] Read Full Story
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The Adamawa State Police Command has arrested 40 suspects in connection with kidnapping, cattle rustling and culpable homicide. Parading the suspects at the command’s headquarters in Yola, Adamawa State capital,...
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Angry mob set ablaze a suspected member of a criminal gang named ‘Shila Boys’ in Jimeta, Yola North LGA of Adamawa state. The unfortunate incident happened at about 7.00 p.m...
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By Umar Yusuf – Yola Piqued by incessant attacks on innocent citizens by Shilla Boys and other criminal armed gangs, Adamawa State governor, Ahmadu Fintiri, has signed Executive Order banning the operations of tricycles and motorcycles from 10:00 pm to 5:00 am indefinitely in three local governments of the state. The affected Local Government Areas are;
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The Police Command in Adamawa has banned unauthorised use of sirens, tinted glass and covered number plates in the state. The ban is contained in a statement issued by DSP Suleiman Nguroje, the spokesman of the command, on Tuesday. Nguroje said that those acts could mislead security personnel as well as create fear in the
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Security operatives in Adamawa State have gunned down two robbery suspects following a shootout between the operatives and the suspects. Men and officials of the Nigeria Police as well as...
Hindi Livinus, Yola A 42-year-old farmer, Clement Tumba, of Dilchim community, in the Michika Local Government Area of Adamawa State, has been arraigned before a Yola High Court for allegedly strangling his mother to death. Tumba, a father of five, allegedly ended the life of his aged mother, Regina Daniel, with a rope. Our correspondent […] Read Full Story
A magistrate court in Adamawa has ordered seven people to restore the health of a three-year-old girl whom they reportedly admitted to bewitching with a strange illness. The defendants include 60-year- old Halima Jonta of Dumne town, in Song local government area of the state, and five other children between the ages of four and
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