The Mandara area, usually, but not only, through the Mandara Kingdom that ruled here, has resisted a succession of larger political entities: The Kanem-Bornu Empire, the Adamawa
Emirate and Sokoto Caliphate, and British, German and French empires.
citizens avoid all travel to Adamawa
, Borno, and Yobe states because of the May 14, 2013 state of emergency proclamation for those three states by the Government of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
Meanwhile, the authorities in the northeast Nigerian city of Adamawa
ordered a ban on all public viewings of the games, citing the possibility of bombings during the events.
A bomb attack killed at least 30 people after a football match in the town of Mubi in Adamawa
A key suspect in the terror bomb explosion that rocked Kabang community in Mubi, Adamawa
state… has been arrested by troops who cordoned [off] the area in swift response to the explosion," defence spokesman Chris Olukolade told reporters.
There has been no claim of responsibility for the blast that also wounded 19 people in Kabang town in Adamawa
state, a stronghold of Islamist militant group Boko Haram whose struggle for an Islamic state is centered in the northeast.
Witnesses said 52 people were killed on Monday, while 22 died in an attack on a church service in Waga Chakawa village, Adamawa
state, on Sunday.
It is an extremely complicated situation, demonstrated by the extension of the Nigerian state of emergency in the three northeastern states of Adamawa
, Borno and Yobe for another six months on 6th November.
Nigerian forces said they have destroyed key bases and arrested more than 150 suspected insurgents in the states of Borno, Yobe and Adamawa
, all covered by a state of emergency declared by President Goodluck Jonathan last month.
Abordant l'etat d'urgence, instaure dans les Etats de Borno, Yobe et Adamawa
(nord-est), +This Day+, +Leadership+ ainsi que +The Nation+ rapportent notamment que le parlement a retire au president le pouvoir de controle des finances des trois Etats.
US Secretary of State John Kerry said in a statement, late on Friday, that the US is "deeply concerned about the fighting in northeastern Nigeria following President (Goodluck) Jonathan's declaration of a state of emergency in the Borno, Yobe, and Adamawa
Police spokesperson of Adamawa
State Ibrahim Mohammed said gunmen raided the village of Jilang, where the market and the church were located.