Mentally-ill man attack, kill 9 in Adamawa

October 6, 2023 Admin III 0

Amentally-ill man, Ali Denham, has killed at least nine persons in Kate-Gamji village of Sheleng Local Government Adamawa State. He reportedly invaded the community on Wednesday where he attacked and killed his victims. Sources revealed that angry youths within the community were able to disarmed him and later beat him to death. Sources further revealed that, “Ali Denham, a mentally-ill Read More

Anxiety as drunk father murders daughter

August 10, 2023 Admin III 0

A drunk father who is identified as Ayuba Danbaki, has been arrested for murder of his own daughter. He was arrested by the Adamawa State Police Command, after he murdered his daughter. The child’s mother, Shiyona Ali, had dropped her with him at a drinking joint the night of the incident. Ali, who reported the matter at the police station Read More

Fire guts Yola market

August 1, 2023 Admin III 0

Sections of the main market in Yola town have been destroyed by fire. The market sections went up in flames late Monday night while residents were in their houses. Goods worth millions of Naira were lost to the fire. The State fire service are yet to speak on the situation, but the State Police Public Relations Officer, SP Suleiman Nguroje, Read More

Breaking: Fintiri declares 24-hour curfew as hoodlums loot property, shops, attack residents in Adamawa

July 30, 2023 Muazu Abari, Yola 0

In what appeared like a repeat of the #EndSARS scenario and to curtail total break down of law and order, Govervor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri of Adamawa state has declared a 24-hour curfew through out the state. The governor’s decision to lock up the state followed an early morning attacks on some government warehouses by group of hungry and angry youths, acting like hoodlums. Read More

Court adjourns Binani’s suit to July 24

July 18, 2023 Benjamin Samson 0

A Federal High Court in Abuja, has adjourned Senator Aishatu Dahiru suit to July 24, 2023 to take the substantive matter pending before the court. The court had on July 10, 2023 gave an interim order stopping the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from prosecuting the suspended Adamawa Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Hudu Ari, pending the the respondents to show Read More

Fintiri honours late Mahmud Tukur, renames Abuja road after him 

July 18, 2023 Agi Onda 0

The Governor of Adamawa State, Rt Hon Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri has renamed the popular Abuja road, one of the major roads in Yola town, Yola South Local Government Area of Adamawa State after the late Dr Mahmud Tukur. The road was renamed during the late Lamido of Adamawa, HRH Aliyu Mustapha days to Lamido Sanda Road from Abuja road, but Read More

As Bathiya Wesley pilots the affairs of Adamawa Assembly…

June 24, 2023 Tom Garba 0

The emergence of Rt. Hon. Bathiya Wesley, the member representing Hong Constituency in the Adamawa House of Assembly (ADHA) as the speaker was more of providence and divine arrangement. Bathiya Wesley, who is barely 40 years old, is one of the youngest and high ranking legislators. He was elected for the second time, having made through a dint of hard Read More

Gombi: Adamawa LGA of great women

May 27, 2023 Tom Garba 0

Gombi is one of the 21 local government areas in Adamawa state. It is situated in the central zone of the state. Gombi local government area has been is cosmopolitan, hosting virtually every tribe in Nigeria. The Bura, who are predominantly in Garkida, a missionary based area of Ekklisiyan Yan’uwa A Nigeria (EYN), Hona, Ngoƃa, Gaanda and Lala are the Read More

Man beats wife to death in Adamawa

May 7, 2023 Admin III 0

A man identified as Aminu Abubakar, has been arrested by Adamawa state police command for allegedly beating his wife to death. Aminu who is a resident of Lelewaji community in Shagari Phase 2 Estate, Yola South Local Government Area, has been charged for descending on his wife, Nana Fadimatu, after he heard that the she was going to marry another Read More

Breaking: Police arrest suspended Adamawa REC

May 2, 2023 Admin III 0

The suspended resident electoral commissioner of Adamawa state, Hudu Yunusa-Ari, has been arrested by men of the Nigerian Police Force over his conduct during the governorship election in the state. Force spokesperson, Muyiwa Adejobi, in a statement on Tuesday May 2, 2023 said Yunusa-Ari is currently under police custody. “Barrister Ari, who was arrested by the Police Election Planning, Monitoring, Read More

Njabari: Improving Adamawa’s revenue base

April 27, 2023 Usman Santuraki 0

Cumulatively, it is now five years he has been on the saddle as the chairman of the Adamawa State Board of Internal Revenue. During the years, a lot of transformation has taken place thereby enhancing the revenue base of the state. When he was appointed as the chairman of the board, optimists were of the conviction that the right man Read More

Hudu Ari and protecting INEC’s integrity

April 24, 2023 Ibrahim Mustapha 0

The Adamawa state Resident Electoral Commissioner, Barrister Hudu Ari, had stirred the honet’s nest during the supplementary governorship election conducted on April 15. Ari controversially declared Aisha Dahiru Binani of the All Progressives Congress, APC, as the winner of the election when collation of the results was ongoing. It took the intervention of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) headquarters Read More

Adamawa 2023: Hudu-nisation of Binani’s desperation

April 20, 2023 Dahiru Hassan Kera 0

At the close of the first ballot, when the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, declared the Adamawa state governorship election inconclusive, Governor Ahmadu Fintiri was already leading his closest challenger, Aishatu Dahiru Binani of the All Progressives Congress, APC, with over 31, 000 votes. The total voting strength of the polling units marked for rerun comes up to a little Read More

Tinubu congratulates Fintiri, others, demands police investigation of Adamawa’s controversy 

April 19, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

The Presidend-elect, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has congratulated the winners in the just concluded supplementary election across the country, even as he singled out Governor Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa state and the Governor-elect in Kebbi state, Dr Nasir Idris. The President-elect, however, urged the police authorities to fully investigate all that transpired in Adamawa state governorship election. In a statement he Read More

Breaking: Adamawa Police Commissioner replaced

April 18, 2023 Admin III 0

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Usman Baba has ordered that the replacement of the Commissioner of Police in Adamawa state, Mohammed Barde, with immediate effect. This was disclosed by the force Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi, while addressing news men on Tuesday in Abuja. He said, “The IGP has given directive that the commissioner of police on election security Read More

Happening now: Tight security as collation resumes in Adamawa supplementary governorship election

April 18, 2023 Ikenna Okonkwo 0

Two days after a dramatic turn out of events, official collation of results in the Adamawa state governorship election has just begun amidst tight security. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) National Commissioner and Chairman of the Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye, who announced this in Yola, Adamawa state capital early Tuesday evening April 18, introduced the presence Read More

CTA to INEC: Announce winner in Adamawa to douse tension 

April 18, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

The Centre for Transparency Advocacy (CTA) has asked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to resume and conclude the collation process and announce a winner in order to douse tension created by what it described as the reckless announcement of Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) of Adamawa state, Barrister Hudu Ari. The CTA also condemned what it called ‘gross misconduct’ of Read More

Adamawa: Yiaga Africa urges INEC to conclude collation process, declare official results

April 18, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

An election observer group, Yiaga Africa has asked the Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) to immediately resume collation and declare the official results of the Adamawa state supplementary governorship election. Yiaga Africa said INEC should resume collation and conclude the process based on results announced at the polling units and uploaded on the IReV portal on Saturday. A statement jointly signed Read More

Adamawa guber poll: Sanction erring REC, CDD tells INEC

April 18, 2023 Adeola Akinbobola 0

The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) headquarters to sanction erring Resident Electoral Commission (REC) whose action is capable of undermining law and order in the state. CDD similarly called for the process as spelt out in the law to be followed to promptly declare the winner of the governorship election. Read More

2023: Confusion as INEC cancels REC’s declaration of APC’s Binani as winner of Adamawa governorship election

April 16, 2023 Admin III 0

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has suspended the the collation of the supplementary election held on Saturday April 15, 2023 in Adamawa state. This was disclosed in a statement by the INEC National Commissioner, Information and Voter Education, Barr. Festus Okoye on Sunday. The statement reads, “The attention of the Commission has been drawn to a purported declaration of Read More

Breaking: INEC announces date for 2023 supplementary election in Adamawa, other states

March 27, 2023 Admin III 0

The Independent National Electoral Commission has fixed April 15, 2023, for the conduct of supplementary elections for governorship, national, and state assembly polls across the country. This was disclosed in a short statement on INEC’s verified Twitter handle on Monday. The statement reads, “Arising from its meeting held today, the Independent National Electoral Commission has decided that all outstanding governorship, Read More