According to a report sighted on Daily Post, The Annual States Viability Index (ASVI) published at the weekend contrasted the Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) of each state with its Federation Account Allocations (FAA), noting that eight states have an impoverished IGR that is less than 10 percent.
Loud explosions were intermittently rocking Ebrutu Army barracks in Calabar, Cross River State capital. The cause of the explosion is still unknown, but roofs of houses in nearby communities have been damaged, and window glass in other buildings have been ripped out. Ekong James, a local source said that the roofs of buildings in the estate where he lives were damaged.
The Senior Pastor of Duamis International Gospel Centre, Dr. Paul Enenche has revealed why he did not call for offering during the just condlued healing and deliverance crusade in Yola, Adamawa State capital. The cleric while addressing participants during the well-attended programme, said the aim of the crusade was to save the soul of people and not to take their money.
Adamawa Attack: One Strategy Bandits Used In The Attack, And How The Police Can Prevent Such Attacks
According to a report reaching us from Sahara Reporters, armed bandits on Sunday morning attacked a Divisional Police Station in Adamawa state. Illustrative Photo. The incident reportedly occurred in Ngurore, a town located on the outskirts of Yola, the state capital. Eyewitnesses said that the attackers entered around 5 am.
The operatives of the Adamawa State Police force have arrested four Men for extortion. The four Men normally scam individuals by pretending to be kidnappers and calling them to pay some amounts of money, they threaten the victims that they would be kidnapped if they do not pay the money.
Today's Headlines:16 Dead In Central Russia Plane Crash; Kidnappers Attack Police Station In Adamawa
16 feared dead in plane crash in central Russia An aircraft carrying parachutists crashed in central Russia on Sunday, the emergencies ministry said, with sixteen people feared dead. (Photos Credit: Punch Newspaper) The L-410 plane carrying 23 people crashed around 9:23 a.m. local time (0623 GMT) during a flight over the republic of Tatarstan, the ministry said on its Telegram channel, adding that seven have been rescued from the debris.
There is a possibility that Mr. Atiku Abubakar and Mr. Aminu Tambuwal may clash over the PDP convention. The two political giants have their own different and specific ambitions which may clash. The two top leaders would struggle to let their own interest prevail in the political system.
Police arrest 6 suspected kidnappers in Adamawa The Police Command in Adamawa says it has arrested six suspected kidnappers who attacked Ngurore police station in Yola-South and kidnapped nursing a mother. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) report that the incident occurred on Oct. 10 and the victims were rescued.
Today's Headlines: Gunmen attack Adamawa residents, kidnap nursing mother; PDP begins sale of forms for a national convention
Gunmen attack Adamawa police station, residents, kidnap nursing mother This is a sad report from Yola South Local Government Area, Adamawa State, where suspected kidnappers reportedly kidnapped a nursing mother after a successful attack on the Ngurore Police Station at about 2 am on Sunday. According to the report by Premium Times, the Police Public Relations Officer in the State, Mr. Sulaiman Nguroje, who confirmed the attack to the News Agency of Nigeria(NAN) said the criminals divided themselves into two groups; one attacked the police station to divert the attention of security operatives as the other group attacked one Alhaji Umaru's house and kidnapped his wife and her daughter.
The Peoples Democratic Party(PDP), has announced through its National convention planning Committee Chairman, Governor Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa state that the party will be using two venues for its elective National convention coming up on the 30th and 31st of October 2021. He made this disclosure yesterday at the party's National Secretariat after a meeting of the Convention planning Committee at the party's National Secretariat, Abuja which also had the governors of Bayelsa, Diri and Oyo state, Makinde in attendance.
Today's Headlines: PDP Commences Sales Of Nomination Forms, Zoning Not The Problem Of Nigeria -Ortom
Convention: PDP commences sales of nomination forms on Monday Nomination forms for the various offices in the National Working Committee, NWC, of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, will be on sale, Monday next week, convention planning organizing chairman, Ahmadu Fintiri has said.
· Recover 1 AK-47 Rifle with Sixteen rounds of lives ammunitions. Operatives of the Anti- Kidnapping unit of the Adamawa State Police Command have arrested four(4) notorious and high-profile kidnapping suspects who confessed during police investigations to have abducted a Ngurore widow, Hauwa Umaru and her daughter and eventually attacked Divisional Police headquarters, Ngurore in Yola South Local Government Area.
Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, being cautious of the flight of most states' dependence on federal allocations year in and out, deliberately embarked on a total study of our peculiarities and possible solutions to salvage the future. Considering the bigger picture of what has befallen Nigeria at the moment, we may not be absolute in our outcomes with direct comparison of state growth because what some states, like Lagos, generate and get from the federal allocation is way too high and incomparable to others like Adamawa state.
Pastor Paul Eneche, did not collect offerings during a Dunamis Crusade in Yola, and it is believed that there are some lessons that some other pastors need to learn from him. Photo credit: Dunamis Message/Opera News The senior pastor of the Dunamis International Gospel Center had revealed during one of his sermons at the ongoing Dunamis Crusade in Yola, Adamawa state, the reason why he did not collect offerings from the congregation.
The United Kingdom (UK) has warmed its citizens to stay away from twelve states in Nigeria, due to security challenges. This was made known in a travel advisory released by the UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO). In the publication, the UK government advised its citizens of a high risk of abduction throughout Nigeria for ideological, financial or political gain.
APC clears Plateau LG polls The Plateau State Independent Electoral Commission has declared the results of the local government elections held on Saturday. Announcing the results in Jos on Sunday, the chairman of the Commission, Fabian Ntung, said that the candidates of the ruling All Progressives Congress won all the chairmanship seats in the 17 council areas.
Leaders of the People’s Democratic Party in the north have held a consensus meeting ahead of the party’s National Congress. The meeting was held On Wednesday at the Bauchi Governor’s lodge in the Asokoro area of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja.
Bayelsa State Governor, Douye Diri on Saturday said that, Nigerians were tired of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and looked forward to voting for the People's Democratic Party (PDP) in 2023. Diri also boasted that the governors elected across the country on the PDP platform are the top performing governors in the country.
The United Kingdom (UK) has reportedly warned its citizens against travelling to twelve states in Nigeria over security threat. The twelve states include: Borno State, Yobe State, Bayelsa, Bauchi, Gombe, Kaduna, Katsina, Delta, Rivers, Cross River, Zamfara, and Adamawa states.
Former Nigerian vice president, Atiku Abubakar has expressed confidence that Nigerians will vote for PDP in the forthcoming 2023 general elections. Atiku disclosed this shortly after casting his vote at the state Congress of the Peoples Democratic party in Adamawa. While calling on politicians to respect the party's guidelines and the nation's constitution during elections, Atiku maintained that the Peoples Democratic Party Congress in Adamawa will set the pace for others when it comes to election transparency.