Tags : Adamawa State

COVID-19: Governor Fintiri Eases Restriction On Worship Places, Social Gatherings

Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri of Adamawa State, has eased the restriction earlier imposed on Worship places and social gatherings on the state following the outbreak of the Coronavirus pandemic. Churches, Mosques and the international Cattle Markets under lockdown can now reopen but must ensure social distancing with no more than 50 people at a time. […]

Buhari Sympathizes With Gov. Fintiri Over Mother’s Death

President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with Adamawa state Governor, Ahmadu Fintiri over the passing of his mother, Hajiya Fatima Umaru Badami at the age of 68. The President’s condolence message was conveyed in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, in Abuja on Wednesday, April 29, 2020. President […]

COVID-19: Adamawa Govt Orders Lockdown Of State

The Adamawa State government has placed the state on lockdown for another period of 14 days. The lockdown began on Friday midnight, April 25, 2020, and would end on Friday, May 8, 2020. The statement, released yesterday by Mr Solomon Kumangar, the Director General of Media and Communications in the Government House, said the lockdown […]

COVID-19: Adamawa Records Index Case

The Adamawa State Government has confirmed the first case of COVID-19 in the state. The state Governor, Ahmadu Fintiri announced this in a state broadcast on Wednesday, April 22, 2020. Fintiri revealed that the victim is a returnee from Kano State. The governor is currently holding an emergency meeting with stakeholders and security agencies and […]

NSCDC Warns Travellers To Stop Moving With Cash

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, Adamawa State Command, has appealed to Nigerians to stop moving around or travelling with huge sums of money, instead to embrace the cashless policy of the central bank of Nigeria. The State Commandant, Mr Abdullahi Nurudeen, made the appeal while parading four notorious armed robbery suspects terrorising travellers along […]

Boko Haram Burns Churches, Kills Soldier In Adamawa Attack

Two churches were burnt over the weekend by Boko Haram insurgents who attacked Garkida,  Gombi Local Government Area of Adamawa State. The burnt churches  are a parish of the Living Faith (aka Winners Chapel) and Ekklesiyar Yan’uwa, a Nigeria (EYN) church, including residential houses, hospitals, shops and vehicles . The Nigerian Army on Sunday, February 23, 2020 confirmed the […]

Adamawa Attack: President Buhari Sympathises With Families Of Victims

President Muhammadu Buhari extends his sympathy to families of victims of Boko Haram attack in Garkida Local Government Area, Adamawa State, The President assured that no part of Nigeria would be abandoned to their fate. This assurance and Buhari’s condemnation of the act was contained in a statement by Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant […]

Boko Haram Attacks Adamawa Community, Causes Chaos

Boko Haram terrorists have attacked Garkida community in Gombi Local Government area of Adamawa State. Local sources told Channels TV that Garkida Community came under attack by the insurgents on Friday, February 21, 2020. According to reports, the assailants fired sporadic gunshots and engaged in an exchange of fire with Security Operatives and Local Vigilante Officials on […]

Release Leah, With or Without Baby -Sharibu’s Family

The family of the Christian teenage schoolgirl abducted by Boko Haram terrorists in 2018, Leah Sharibu, has described reports that she had a baby boy in captivity as a rumour. A senior lecturer at the Department of Political Science, University of Jos, Dr Gloria Puldu, who speaks for the family, said all they wanted was […]

Christians, Muslims attend slain pastor’s memorial service

A huge crowd consisting of Christian and Muslim faithful on Saturday, January 25, 2020, attended the memorial service of the slain Chairman of the Michika Local Government Area chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria in Adamawa State, Revd Lawan Andimi. Revd Andimi was beheaded by Boko Haram on Monday, January 20, 2020, for failing […]