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I cannot contemplate leaving APC - Former governor

I cannot contemplate leaving APC - Former governor

I cannot contemplate leaving APC - Former governor
Defections: There is no going back - 2 northern governors reveal why they cannot leave APC

Defections: There is no going back - 2 northern governors reveal why they cannot leave APC

The governors of Niger and Adamawa states, Abubakar Bello and Mohammed Bindow, have dismissed speculations that they are getting set to defect from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party.

Defections: There is no going back - 2 northern governors reveal why they cannot leave APC
APC defectors returning to problems they left in PDP - Zubairu

APC defectors returning to problems they left in PDP - Zubairu

A leader of the Peoples Democratic Party in Adamawa state, Jameel Zubairu, on Sunday, July 29, said that politicians decamping from the All Progressives Congress (APC) are returning to the problems they left in the party.

APC defectors returning to problems they left in PDP - Zubairu
Opinion: With Atiku's exit, Bindow is like an orphan in APC - Analyst

Opinion: With Atiku's exit, Bindow is like an orphan in APC - Analyst

This coupled with the rumour that he is developing a five star hospitality and holiday resort in the United Arab Emirates. Bindow also has problems within his cabinets and among his core supporters as 2019 encroaches.

Opinion: With Atiku's exit, Bindow is like an orphan in APC - Analyst
Adamawa Assembly reacts to report of APC lawmakers defecting to PDP

Adamawa Assembly reacts to report of APC lawmakers defecting to PDP

The Adamawa state House of Assembly on Monday, July 23 said it has no information on the alleged defection of some lawmakers from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Adamawa Assembly reacts to report of APC lawmakers defecting to PDP
APC governor denies funding Atiku's rally with N70m

APC governor denies funding Atiku's rally with N70m

The governor of Adamawa state, Muhammadu Bindow, has denied funding the Saturday, July 21, rally of former vice president, Atiku Abubakar. Governor Bindow said reports that he spent N70million to foot Atiku's rally is not true.

APC governor denies funding Atiku's rally with N70m
APC, PDP both lose big as thousands of supporters defect in Adamawa and Akwa Ibom

APC, PDP both lose big as thousands of supporters defect in Adamawa and Akwa Ibom

No fewer than 8 commissioners, three members of the Adamawa State House of Assembly and some local government chairmen of the All Progressives Congress-led administration in the state have defected to the Peoples Democratic PDP.

APC, PDP both lose big as thousands of supporters defect in Adamawa and Akwa Ibom
Finally! Atiku announces plan to formally declare for 2019 presidency on Saturday, July 21

Finally! Atiku announces plan to formally declare for 2019 presidency on Saturday, July 21

NAIJ.com gathered that the former vice president of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar will be making a formal declaration to contest under the platform of the PDP on Saturday, July 21. The declaration will be made in Yola, Adamawa state.

Finally! Atiku announces plan to formally declare for 2019 presidency on Saturday, July 21
Breaking: Adamawa senator, 1 other legislator dump APC, join ADC

Breaking: Adamawa senator, 1 other legislator dump APC, join ADC

Senator Abdul-Azeez Nyako representing Adamawa Central district and Rufai Umar representing Gombi constituency in Adamawa House of Assembly have formally announced their defection from All Progressives Congress (APC).

Breaking: Adamawa senator, 1 other legislator dump APC, join ADC
The implication of having state police in Nigeria - Northern leader Zwingina

The implication of having state police in Nigeria - Northern leader Zwingina

A former deputy leader of the Nigerian Senate, Jonathan Zwingina, has declared that the establishment of state police remains the ultimate solution to tackling insecurity in the country. He said this when he visited Umar Sanda.

The implication of having state police in Nigeria - Northern leader Zwingina
Ex-SGF Lawal calls on NWC to address internal crisis in APC

Ex-SGF Lawal calls on NWC to address internal crisis in APC

Aggrieved members of All Progressives Party (APC), in Adamawa state led by Babachir Lawal, former SGF to the federation on Monday, July 9 denied identifying the group with the Reformed-APC (R-APC) in Adamawa state.

Ex-SGF Lawal calls on NWC to address internal crisis in APC
5 killed as gunmen invade Adamawa community

5 killed as gunmen invade Adamawa community

Five people were reportedly killed and born down many houses in an attack by gunmen in Kola community, Guyuk local government area of Adamawa state. The state police public relations officer, Othman Abubakar, confirmed the attack.

5 killed as gunmen invade Adamawa community
MURIC fanning embers of discord in Nigeria - Northern Christian group

MURIC fanning embers of discord in Nigeria - Northern Christian group

The CNNC, a registered body of all the Christians in the 19 northern states and the FCT has faulted the statement credited to MURIC that the five persons sentenced to death by hanging by an Adamawa court “must die.”

MURIC fanning embers of discord in Nigeria - Northern Christian group
APC chieftain secures release of 40 young prison inmates in Adamawa state

APC chieftain secures release of 40 young prison inmates in Adamawa state

The APC chieftain stated that the act was done to help the inmates reconnect back to their family as well as support the government's effort of decongesting the prison of people who were jailed for minor offences committed.

APC chieftain secures release of 40 young prison inmates in Adamawa state
Tension in Adamawa as suspected herdsmen kill 2 people, injure 29 others

Tension in Adamawa as suspected herdsmen kill 2 people, injure 29 others

Some suspected herdsmen on Wednesday, June 27, launched an attack on Bare village in Numan local government area of Adamawa state. The suspected herdsmen were said to have killed two people in the village and injured 29 others.

Tension in Adamawa as suspected herdsmen kill 2 people, injure 29 others
Police, DSS apprehend over 50 'Shilla boys' in Adamawa state

Police, DSS apprehend over 50 'Shilla boys' in Adamawa state

Police in Adamawa and the Department of State Services have arrested over fifty members of a notorious gang called Shilla boys. The suspects engage in snatching of hand-sets, pickpocketing, raping of under aged, among others.

Police, DSS apprehend over 50 'Shilla boys' in Adamawa state
Youths in Adamawa now use human urine, dry plantain leaves, burnt tyres to get intoxicated - NDLEA cries out

Youths in Adamawa now use human urine, dry plantain leaves, burnt tyres to get intoxicated - NDLEA cries out

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has revealed that youths in Adamawa now use human urine, dry plantain, pawpaw leaves, and burnt tyres to get intoxicated. The agency urged the public to unite against the trend.

Youths in Adamawa now use human urine, dry plantain leaves, burnt tyres to get intoxicated - NDLEA cries out
5 arrested for setting herdsmen community on fire in a reprisal attack

5 arrested for setting herdsmen community on fire in a reprisal attack

The Nigerian Army has arrested five men in Adamawa state for setting a Fulani community, Dakali, on fire in what is believed to be a reprisal attack after herdsmen attacked Dowayan village in Demsa LGA of the state.

5 arrested for setting herdsmen community on fire in a reprisal attack
Catholic archbishop urges Buhari to revoke imminent execution of 5 Christians in Adamawa for allegedly killing herdsman

Catholic archbishop urges Buhari to revoke imminent execution of 5 Christians in Adamawa for allegedly killing herdsman

The court verdict in Yola, Adamawa state capital, sentencing five Christians to death by hanging for allegedly killing a herdsman has again been condemned by a Catholic archbishop in Lagos, Most Reverend Alfred Adewale Martins.

Catholic archbishop urges Buhari to revoke imminent execution of 5 Christians in Adamawa for allegedly killing herdsman
Tears, grief in Adamawa as rampaging herdsmen kill 18, burn down homes

Tears, grief in Adamawa as rampaging herdsmen kill 18, burn down homes

At least 18 people were reported killed and several others injured in an attack on Dowayan village in Demsa local government area of Adamawa state on Friday, June 22 night according to reports from local residents.

Tears, grief in Adamawa as rampaging herdsmen kill 18, burn down homes
Former IGP Jimeta not dead, family clarifies as Nigeria mourns death of Zainab Nyako

Former IGP Jimeta not dead, family clarifies as Nigeria mourns death of Zainab Nyako

A former Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Gambo Jimeta, has reportedly died. The announcement of the former police boss' death came just a few hours after the demise of Zainab Nyako, ex-Adamawa first lady was confirmed.

Former IGP Jimeta not dead, family clarifies as Nigeria mourns death of Zainab Nyako
CAN president contests court's sentencing of 5 Christians to death by hanging for allegedly killing herder in Adamawa

CAN president contests court's sentencing of 5 Christians to death by hanging for allegedly killing herder in Adamawa

The president of the Christian Association Nigeria (CAN), Samson Ayokunle, has reacted to the ruling of a high court in Yola, Adamawa state capital, in sentencing five Christians to death by hanging for allegedly killing a herder.

CAN president contests court's sentencing of 5 Christians to death by hanging for allegedly killing herder in Adamawa
Bishops write Buhari over Adamawa herdsman’s condemned killers

Bishops write Buhari over Adamawa herdsman’s condemned killers

The Supreme Council of Bishops, also known as World Council of Bishops has called on President Muhammadu Buhari for pardon over five young men sentenced to death by a court in Adamawa for the killing of a herdsman.

Bishops write Buhari over Adamawa herdsman’s condemned killers
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