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The Brigade Commander, 23rd Armoured Brigade, Yola, Brigadier-General Bello Mohammed, announced that 11 suspects have been nabbed over the whereabout of a missing soldier in Opallo village, Lamurde local government area, Adamawa.
A total of seven policemen and two soldiers lost their lives within the past two months as a result of Numan sectarian crisis involving herdsmen and farmers in Adamawa, brigade commander, 23rd Amour Brigade, Bello Mohammed says.
A fresh killing of four villagers in Adamawa state followed a midnight attack by some suspected herdsmen who invaded the Kikon village in Numan local government area of the state. The herdsmen invaded the village on Sunday.
An early morning Boko Haram attack in Kaya village of Madagali in Adamawa on Friday has reportedly led to the deaths of five persons. Local residents said the insurgents retreated to their base after launching the attack.
Also describing the anti-open grazing law introduced by some state government as “unfortunate", the commissioner for livestock production, Salihu said such laws would not solve the lingering farmers/herdsmen crisis.
The Adamawa state chairman of CAN, Reverend Stephen Mamza while speaking in Yola on Wednesday, January 10, said there is need for proactive measures by the government in securing the lives of citizens from herdsmen attacks.
The Nigerian army has sent out a serious warning to residents of the three states of Borno, Adamawa and Yobe state heavily affected by Boko Haram activities to avoid habouring fleeing members of the terrorist groups.
A former political adviser to ex-president Jonathan, Ahmed Gulak announced his decision to leave the PDP of the Adamawa state chapter. He said many members of the party have decided to dump the PDP for the APC.
The president of Progressive Mind for Development Initiative, Abubakar Abdulasalam, had alleged that the assistant superintendent of police had tied the seven farmers and shot them to death on November 23, 2017.
The umbrella body group of Fulani herdsmen, Mobgal Ho*re Fulbe, has alleged that Fulani herdsmen are being killed and their cattle rustled in Numan and Demsa local government areas of Adamawa state and urges FG to intervene.
Fulani herdsmen in Adamawa have warned authorities that they may resume attacks on farmers and other perceived enemies in the northeast state following silent killing of their members and loss of about 500 cattle in months.
Three residents of a community in the Madagali Local Governmet Area of Adamawa state reportedly lost their lives in a bomb attack on Monday, January 1, according to a report by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).
Governor Muhammadu Bindow of Adamawa state pardoned 37 prisoners serving various jail terms in the state, to mark the New Year celebration. the governor also commuted the death sentences of two other prisoners to life imprison.
Mr Boss Mustapha, Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) on Sunday, December 31, solicited the support of religious leaders towards the attainment of accountability and good governance in the country.
The Adamawa state chapter of Muslim Council has revealed that no fewer than 5,247 Muslims have died from Boko Haram violence in seven local government areas of the state in the past five years while over 5,000 others were injured.
Four people were killed and several others including a lawmaker were injured during an attack on Kamale community, in Michika local government area of Adamawa state gunmen suspected to be members of the Boko Haram insurgency.
Governor Muhammadu Bindow of Adamawa has said that his administration will give serious attention to empowerment in 2018. He promised to embark on 'Stomach Infrastructure' and grass-root development as key areas of interest.
The First Lady, Aisha Buhari, also made donation of undisclosed amount of money to tea and spiced meat vendors in Adamawa state to boost their businesses.
Governor Mohammed Bindow of Adamawa on Friday urged the electorate to re-elect all APC politicians occupying various positions at state and national levels.
Bindow said that four years in office was not enough for the elected public office holders to give their best, urging voters to give them a second chance.
Channels Television reported that the incident occurred late evening on Thursday, December 21, and added that some houses in the village were set ablaze.
Ahmadu Umaru Fintri, an ex-acting governor of Adamawa state, has survived an assassination attempt, following the invasion of his Abuja home by assailants.