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WHO Deploys Nearly 4,000 Volunteers To Tackle Malaria In Borno And Adamawa States

WHO Deploys Nearly 4,000 Volunteers To Tackle Malaria In Borno And Adamawa States

 Determined to reverse the scourge of the malaria burden in North East Nigeria, World Health Organization (WHO) has deployed nearly 4,353 volunteers to administer anti-malaria drugs in second and third cycle of malaria chemo-prevention campaigns in Borno and Adamawa states. Across Jere, Maiduguri Metropolitan Council, Kukawa, Guzamala, Damboa, Mobbar and Mafa Local Government Areas (LGAs) […]

Former Adamawa Governor, Ngilari, Jailed Five Years for Corruption

Former Adamawa Governor, Ngilari, Jailed Five Years for Corruption

In the first high profile corruption ruling secured by the Muhammadu Buhari administration, a High Court in Yola, Adamawa State, on Monday sentenced a former governor of the state, James Bala Ngilari, to five years imprisonment without the option of fine. He was found guilty of corruption charges brought against him in September last year […]

Arnado Debbo – Adamawa Community Where Only Women Can Rule

Arnado Debbo – Adamawa Community Where Only Women Can Rule

Yola — In a small rural community in the southern part of Adamawa State, women have established themselves on the throne, ruling the men for about two and a half centuries. Throughout the history of Arnado Debbo, it has been the exclusive right of women to ascend the throne of Dimgyeb. The small, rural settlement, […]

Search for Development in Adamawa and the Trauma in the Lives of Its IDPs

Search for Development in Adamawa and the Trauma in the Lives of Its IDPs

My overwhelming feeling in Yola is the immense generosity of so many anonymous Nigerians helping, providing charity and rebuilding lives. We have had so many bad governments but thank God we have so many great and generous people. I spent the weekend in Yola, Adamawa State after a long absence from the zone. The occasion […]