B’ Haram kills seven in Adamawa

Suspected members of Boko Haram have carried out an attack on Garkida, a village in Gombi Local Government Area of Adamawa State, killing four soldiers, three civilians and left many people injured.The Punch learnt that the insurgents stormed the town in their numbers around 6.30pm on Sunday night firing sporadically and razed down a police…

We’re stranded in Malaysia -Bayelsa indigenes

No fewer than 70 Bayelsa State indigenes on state scholarships in Malaysia have raised the alarm that they are stranded in the Asian country.There was a strong indication on Monday that the beneficiaries of the programme, who had graduated from different academic disciplines in the country, were stranded and battling deportation threat from Malaysian Government.A…

Boko Haram Attack: 30 feared dead in Adamawa

By DAVID MOLOMO,YolaNo fewer than 30 per­sons were killed yes­terday when gun­men suspected to be Boko Haram insurgents unleashed mayhem on some communities in Hong and Gombi local government ar­eas of Adamawa State.Also, the village head of Zar community, Dauda Daniel, a retired Wing Commander was also feared missing following the attacks.According to eyewitness account,…

‘Northern leaders caused North’s backwardness’

National President, Arewa Youth Consultative Forum, Alhaji Yerima Shettima| credits: File copyThe President of the Arewa Youth Consultative Forum, Yerima Shettima, has criticised all former heads of state from the North for the backwardness the region is experiencing at the moment, while condemning delegates at the national conference who are against establishing a special fund…