Adamawa State

15 Soldiers Court-Martialed, Get 4 Years’ Imprisonment In Yola

15 Soldiers Court-Martialed, Get 4 Years’ Imprisonment In Yola
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Reports from the 23rd Armoured Brigade, Yola, has revealed that no fewer than 15 soldiers were court-martialed and each sentenced to four years’ jail following their refusal to go to the war front in the northern parts of Adamawa State. The development came less than 48 hours after 12 soldiers were court-martialled and sentenced to […]

Insurgents Abduct Dozens Of Women, Children In Adamawa

Insurgents Abduct Dozens Of Women, Children In Adamawa
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Boko Haram insurgents have abducted dozens of women and children in Gulak, the headquarters of Madagali LGA of Adamawa State, local and security sources said. Sources in the area told LEADERSHIP that the insurgents have conducted a house-to-house search for young people whom they reportedly loaded in their waiting vehicles and fled with. A fleeing […]

Adamawa: Boko Haram Advances, Takes Over Michika

Adamawa: Boko Haram Advances, Takes Over Michika
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Another strategic town in Adamawa South senatorial zone, Michika, the headquarters of Michika LGA, has been seized by Boko Haram insurgents as they continue to take over towns and villages in Adamawa State. The seizure of Michika came less than 24 hours after Gulak, the hometown of the incumbent acting governor, Umaru Ahmadu Fintiri, was […]

Adamawa Guber: PDP Postpones Screening of Aspirants to Saturday

Adamawa Guber: PDP Postpones Screening of Aspirants to Saturday
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The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday postponed the screening of the 14 Adamawa State governorship aspirants of the party angling to compete for the ticket of the party during the September 6 primary. No reason was given for the postponement by the party leadership. The deferment of the screening […]

Adamawa Guber Divides PDP Govs, Presidency

Adamawa Guber Divides PDP Govs, Presidency
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Barely 24 hours to the screening of aspirants seeking to contest the Adamawa governorship election on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), a conflict of interest appears to have emerged at the national level of the party. Two power blocs — the Presidency and PDP Governors’ Forum — are divided over the seeming […]

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