Monday, 19 June 2017

Students give Adamawa commissioner 2 days to resign

It seems all may not be smmoth sailing for the High Institutions of Adamawa state. Here is  a story extracted from Vanguard Online
The National Association of Adamawa State Students (NUASS) has given the Adamawa State Commissioner for Higher Education. Alhaji Abubakar Ahmed Rufai two working days to resign his appointment
Also asked to resign his appointment is the Special Adviser to Governor Muhammed Jibrilla on Students Affairs,Ahmed Marafa .

Saturday, 17 June 2017

Meet the New President of the AUN Yola: Dr. Dawn Dekle,

Here is an official statement from the AUN Yola official Page.
The Board of Trustees of the American University of Nigeria (AUN) has appointed Dawn Dekle, Ph.D., as president, effective July 1, 2017. Dr. Dekle was selected after an international search and was endorsed unanimously by the Board of Trustees to assume the leadership role for the university.
Mr. Akin Kekere-Ekun, chairman of the board, said, “We are delighted that Dr. Dekle has accepted our offer and will join our learning community. I am confident that she will take our university into the next phase of development. Her vision for AUN in a global era resonated with the entire board and we welcome her with great enthusiasm and anticipation in the coming years.”

TRAGEDY: Commercial bus crushes boy who slept underneath it in Jimeta (GRAPHIC PHOTO)

This story was posted according to Facebook User Sani M. Waziri.
He gave the detailed account in hausa but we have loosely translated it below.
Friday occurred in the bus station Jimeta
The boy, unknown to his cousins ​​in the morning , he lay under a car to avoid  the rain in the morning and sleep off underneath the car, Unfortunately the driver of the vehicle boarded and put the care in reverse gear not knowing the noy was underneath. the boy's stomach was squashed in the process.
see graphic photo after the cut (Viewers discretion is advised)

Friday, 9 June 2017

BREAKING NEWS: Bomb kills Children in Adamawa State (GRAPHIC IMAGES)

At least two children were confirmed dead as three others injured following a bomb explosion at Fadaman Rake in Hong Local Government areas of Adamawa Thursday evening , locals and police have said.
Locals  say that the incident occurred at about 7 pm local time while residents  were about to break their Ramadan fast, as deafening sound of a bomb rented the air forcing dwellers of the suburbs at the outskirts of the town to flee.
A local vigilante said that  a yet to be identified  driver in a starlet delivered a polythene bag to some children who were playing.
See below for graphic images. WARNING:Viewers may find the photographs disturbing. Discretion is advised

Tuesday, 6 June 2017


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In what looks like a follow up to the state of emergency declared in the education and health sector by the Adamawa State Government, the state executive council in an extra ordinary executive council session Monday, considered a number of interventions in both sectors and approved some of the contracts aimed at resuscitating the ailing sectors.
The state Governor Senator Mohammed Umaru Jibrilla Bindow said his Government is always ready to match words with action and ensure that critical infrastructure are provided for the benefit of ADAMAWA people.
In the education sector schools that have been outlined to benefit in the first phase are

PHOTOS: Atiku assumes new position

Culled from Premium Times
former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, has assumed office as the new Waziri of Adamawa.Abubakar received a delegation from the Adamawa Emirate Council on his new position. See pictures after the cut

Monday, 5 June 2017

Pregnant woman beaten to death in Adamawa for ‘witchcraft’

Culled from Premium Times
The Commissioner of Police in Adamawa, Moses Jitoboh, has confirmed the arrest of five suspects for beating a pregnant woman to death for alleged witchcraft.
Mr. Jitoboh told journalists in Yola on Saturday that the 32 year old woman, Ayina Afraimu, of Falu village in Guyuk Local Government Area of the state, was killed by the suspects who used sticks and rope.
“She was attacked with sticks, rope and killed by five suspects on allegation that the deceased was a witch, who was responsible for the deaths and sickness of persons in the town of Falu.