Adamawa


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Adamawa

(ˌædəˈmɑːwə)
n
1. (Placename) a state of Nigeria, in the E on the border with Cameroon. Capital: Yola. Pop: 3 168 101 (2006). Area: 36 917 sq km (14 254 sq miles)
2. (Languages) a small group of languages of W Africa, spoken chiefly in E Nigeria, N Cameroon, the Central African Republic, and N Democratic Republic of Congo, forming a branch of the Niger-Congo family
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The Nigerian Army has warned all persons perpetrating various crimes against humanity in Adamawa, Benue and Taraba states to desist forthwith or be ready to face the full force of the military.
Last month, the UN Humanitarian Needs Overview suggested that in Nigeria's three most affected states -- Borno, Adamawa and Yobe, 3.
According to a report by the Adamawa State chapter of Muslim Council, up to 5,247 Muslims have been killed in the Boko Haram violence in seven local government areas of Adamawa town in northern Nigeria between 2013 and 2017.
A woman rescued from Boko Haram in Sambisa forest is seen celebrating her freedom at Malkohi camp for Internally Displaced People in Yola, Adamawa State, Nigeria May 3, 2015.
The attack comes days after a suicide bomber killed at least 50 people at a mosque in neighboring Adamawa state.
While there was no immediate claim of responsibility for the bombing in Mubi, Adamawa state, suspicion immediately fell on Boko Haram extremists.
suicide bombing in the eastern Nigerian state of Adamawa, police say.
WASHINGTON, Nov 21 (KUNA) - The US Department of State condemned the "terrorist attack" in Mubi, Adamawa State, northeast Nigeria, that killed at least 50 people and wounded many others.
Abubakar Othman, a police spokesman in Adamawa state, said the death toll from the attack in the town of Mubi is 50 people, but "there could be more as those seriously injured could add to the figure.
The teenage boy attacked the mosque in the town of Mubi in Adamawa state during the morning prayer, injuring dozens of other people, police spokesman Othman Abubakar told dpa.
DTM tracks displacement and people returning to their areas of origin, as well as their needs; biometric registration goes beyond the displaced populations in Borno and Adamawa States the centre of the Boko Haram conflict providing more precise, individualized data on location and needs.
The company, which is currently operating out-grower scheme in rice production in a number of states, has Africas largest sugar refinery in Lagos and a sugar cane plantation in Numan, Adamawa State.