Posts Tagged ‘Adamawa’

B/Haram hits Adamawa town, burns ‘many houses’

by Seun Adeuyion February 22, 2020
According to residents, suspected members of the Boko Haram sect have killed many people in Garkida, a town in Gombi local government area of Adamawa state. TheCable quoted a source as saying that the insurgents broke into the town around 7pm on Friday, shooting sporadically. Soldiers who were said to have engaged them in a […]

Lassa fever kills pregnant woman in Adamawa

by Seun Adeuyion January 29, 2020
The Adamawa State Government said on Tuesday a pregnant woman has been killed by Lassa fever infection in the state. The state Commissioner for Health, Prof. Abdullahi Isa, who disclosed this at a press briefing in Yola, said the deceased was one of the four suspected cases in the state. He told journalists that three others had […]

S’Court affirms Fintiri’s election as Adamawa gov

by Seun Adeuyion January 21, 2020
The Supreme Court on Tuesday affirmed the election of Ahmadu Fintiri as duly elected governor of Adamawa State, dismissing an appeal by Jibrilla Bindo, candidate of the All Progressives Congress in the last governorship election. The panel of seven Justices led by Justice Olabode Rhodes-Vivour dismissed the appeal filed by the APC and its governorship […]