• Haunted By Boko Haram

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    Even with the defeat of Boko Haram terrorists, drivers whose vehicles bear number plates of North-east states face odium, suspicion and excessive scrutiny on the roads by security agents and wary road users. Francis Okoye, Maiduguri, Hussaini Jirgi, Damaturu, and Hussaini Hammangado, Yola write. nsurgency in the North-east did not only hit the social and…

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  • Yola Records First Rainfall In 2017

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    As Yola, the Adamawa State capital wears a new look preparatory to the visit of Vice President Yemi Osibanjo to the state on Thursday, the North East town and environs has recorded the first rainfall of the year. The rain which started at about 7:30 pm Monday evening lasted for about 30 minutes thereby reducing…

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  • Adamawa: Presidency  Donates Over N60m Drugs To Victims Of Madagali, Michika Bomb Blasts

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    The presidency has donated drugs to the victims of Madagali and Michika bomb blasts in Adamawa State worth over N60 million. Presenting the drugs to Governor Bindow Jibrilla on behalf of the president, Director Foods and Drugs federal ministry of health Abuja, pharmacist Chukwuma Modupe Omatie said,the drug is part of federal government quick intervention…

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  • 5 Killed In An Accident Involving Military Truck

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    Five people have died when a speeding military truck rammed on their vehicle at Ngurore, a suburb of Yola, Adamawa state capital, Thursday, residents of the area disclosed. An eyewitness said the accident occurred when the speeding military truck dangerously overtook another vehicle as a result of which it crashed onto the ill fated pick…

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  • NSCDC Denies Withdrawing From War Front In Sambisa

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    Adamawa State Commandant of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps Muhammadu Durumin Iya has debunked a media report suggesting that the corps had withdrawn from counter insurgency operations against Boko Haram insurgents maintaining that they remained part of the forces fighting the Boko Haram sect. Durumin-Iya noted that at no point did he ever…

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  • First Batch Of 900 Deportees From Cameroon Republic Arrive Yola

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    In its quest to resettle about 12,000 Internally Displaced Persons deported to Nigeria from Cameroon republic, the National Emergency Management Agency has repatriated the first batch of about 900 deportees to Yola, the Adamawa State capital. The Adamawa State camps coordinator of NEMA, Mallam Bello Saad during interaction with newsmen at the NYSC camp where…

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  • NEMA Receives 12, 000 Nigerian Returnees From Cameroun

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    About 12,000 Nigerians, mostly from Borno State, who fled insurgency attacks by Boko Haram to the Republic of Cameroun, have started arriving home through the border post in Sahuda, Mubi South, Adamawa State. The position which was made known to Leadership Newspaper via a Press Statement signed by Senior Information officer of National Emergency Management…

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