Gombe, Benue, Adamawa, Zamfara ready to receive returning herdsmen

The state governments in Gombe, Benue, Adamawa and Zamfara have signalled their preparedness to receive herdsmen relocating to the North. The Northerner Elders Forum had, in a statement issued on Friday by its Director, Publicity and Advocacy, Dr Hakeem Baba-Ahmed, called on northern governors “to prepare to receive law-abiding Fulani herders who may be compelled to relocate to the North.” In a response, the Director General, Press Affairs, Gombe State Government House, Ismaila Misilli, said the state was ready to accommodate its citizens upon their decision to return home. Misilli said, “Anybody that is from our state and has gone

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Return Items Collected From Warehouses Or Face Demolition Of Houses – Adamawa Governor To Said Looters

Adamawa State governor, Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, has threatened to demolish or revoke certificate of occupancy of houses where looted properties are kept in the state. In a special broadcast on Tuesday, the governor asked looters to return the items they carted away from public and private warehouses to nearest police stations or traditional rulers’ houses within 12 hours. He threatened that failure to comply before the expiration of the ultimatum at 6am on Wednesday, he would sign an executive order for a house-to-house search, noting that the order would empower government to destroy or withdraw ownership certificate of houses where

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Former Adamawa Governor Defects From APC To PDP

Former Adamawa state acting governor, James Barka has defected from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the People’s Democratic Party in the state. Barka renounced his membership of the APC on Thursday, five days after former Governor Bala James Ngilari defected to the APC from the PDP with thousands of his supporters. Barka said Fintiri’s unprecedented development projects in the state attracted him back to PDP. “I have always been a PDP man. Under their party I was elected member of the state Assembly and I became the Speaker. “Under the same PDP I became acting governor and later ambassador.

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Thunder kills 18 suspected kidnappers while sharing ransom in Adamawa

A thunderstorm has killed 18 suspected kidnappers at a forest in Adamawa State. Sources said the men of the underworld were sharing ransom money they got from their victims when the thunder struck them. The incident occurred within the Toungo Local Government Area of the state, local sources said. Toungo is a town and local government area in the southern part of Adamawa State on the Nigeria-Cameroon border. “The bandits, it was gathered, had collected over N20 million from their wealthy victims between Koncha in Cameroon and Toungo in Nigeria,” a source in Toungo said. According to the source, the

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I Thank God My Husband Did Not Deny Jesus’ – Wife Of Slain CAN Chairman

Wife of slain chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Michika local government area of Adamawa State, Rev Lawan Andimi, has expressed delight that her husband did not deny Jesus even at the point of death. Rev Andimi, 58, was abducted by Boko Haram in early January and was killed by the insurgents with reports stating that his death was penultimate to his refusal to renounce his Christian faith. Read Also; EFCC invades Election Venue In Imo Mrs Andimi called on the Government to do all it can to flush out Boko Haram from Sambisa forest, even if

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Disregard Fake News That Says Adamawa REC Takes $3M Bribe From Atiku — INEC

Nigeria’s electoral body, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday refuted reports alleging its resident commissioner in Adamawa state received a $3m bribe from the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar. Media reports stated that PDP and Atiku had given earmarked huge amounts of monies to buy votes nationwide during Saturday, February 16 presidential election that was postponed. However, INEC said its resident officer in Adamawa Kashim Gaidam did not receive such amount of money as reported in some media outlets. The reports also said Atiku had gotten a house for Gaidam in Dubai but has

By |February 19th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Again, APC Postpones Guber Primaries For Lagos, Enugu, Adamawa

The National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress has rescheduled the party’s governorship primaries in Lagos, Enugu and Adamawa states. Acting National Publicity Secretary of the APC, Mr Yekini Nabena, announced this in a statement on Monday. Also, the mode of primaries for Enugu and Adamawa states have been changed from indirect to direct primaries. The primary for Lagos will now take place on Tuesday, October 2, 2018, while that of Enugu and Adamawa will be held on Thursday, October 4. No reason was given for the decision. Credit: Channels TV

By |October 1st, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |1 Comment
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