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59, 200 Persons Displaced in N/East in 3 months – UN

59, 200 Persons Displaced in N/East in 3 months – UN

The International Organisation for Migration, IOM, says an upsurge in violent attacks in Northeast Nigeria has displaced 59,200 people in the last three months. The UN migration agency warned in Geneva that Northeast Nigeria displacement crisis had continued due to “increased sophistication’’ of attackers. The agency noted the armed extremists, notably Boko Haram militants had

Ngilari Wants Elections Postponed In Adamawa

Bala Ngilari,governor of Adamawa State has urged the National Independent Electoral Commission, INEC,to postpone elections in the State till April,following attendant security threats in the Northeastern State. He said this at a workshop on “Internally Displaced Persons and the 2015 General Election”, organised by INEC. The governor said at least 7 LGAs are currently being

Military Surveillance Helicopter Crashes in Adamawa

A Nigerian military helicopter on surveillance mission has crashed in Damare, a village in Girei Local Government Area of Adamawa State. Eyewitnesses say the helicopter crashed not far from the temporary camp of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, which also serves as a shelter for internally displaced persons in the state. Officials of the

Fintiri disqualified by PDP Screening Committee

The People’s Democratic Party, PDP screening committee in Adamawa State has disqualified the acting governor, Ahmad Umaru Fintiri from contesting the party’s primaries slated for September 6 ahead of the October 11 governorship by election in the state. Rising from the exercise which lasted about nine hours, Ibrahim Nasir Mantu, former deputy Senate president and

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