Adamawa 2023: As Waziri’s chase for PDP’s ticket forecloses…

December 7, 2022 Yusuf Ibrahim 0

It was Tihar who cautioned that ‘don’t go chasing shadows. You’ll get something of it which will break you’. Interestingly, chasing shadows is becoming the mainstay of many Nigerian politicians. Their penchant for lost causes borders on inspirational and insanity -always clinging to the cliffhanger and riding blind luck to the end of nowhere. Ambassador Abubakar Waziri seems to fit Read More

Improving access to potable water through community participation

December 5, 2022 Blueprint 0

In Banche community, Joda local government area of Adamawa state, it is not unusual for children to suddenly fall ill. After several investigations, it was discovered that the situation is not unconnected with the water that they drink. Halilu Abubakar a resident of the area said his son was a victim. “My son was always sick after drinking from uncovered Read More

Breaking: 4 dead as Fintiri escapes death in another convoy crash in Adamawa

December 1, 2022 Muazu Abari, Yola 0

Barely one week after escaping death by whiskers, tragedy has struck again the convoy of Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri of Adamawa state, leaving four dead with many others sustaining varying degrees of injuries on Thursday December 1, 2022. The incidence was said to have happened in Fadamarake, Hong local government area when the governor’s convoy and his campaign team were on Read More

Appeal court returns Binani as Adamawa APC governorship candidate

November 24, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

An Appeal Court sitting in Yola, Adamawa state has reinstated Senator Aishatu Dahiru Binani as the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Adamawa. A Federal High Court had in October 14 2022, nullified the APC primary that produced Binani as the party’s governorship candidate after Nuhu Ribadu petitioned Binani candidacy over an alleged vote buying and illegal delegates list Read More

In Adamawa, father of 7 kills neighbour over ‘burukutu’

November 8, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

Adamawa state police command has arraigned a middle-aged man identified as Thompson Gutiri, for allegedly killing his neighbour, Napthali Santana. According to police prosecutors, Danladi James, the accused is an indigene of Luru, Tambo ward in Girei Local Government Area, used a spear to kill Santana during a fight over the defendant’s refusal to buy local beer (Burkutu) for the deceased. The misunderstanding between Read More

Lawal begs Adamawa constituents for second chance 

October 22, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

By Chamba Simeh Abuja A former member of the House of Representatives, Yola North, Yola South, and Girei federal constituency of Adamawa state, Honourable Lawal Garba, has urged his constituents to consider a candidate with the needed experience to represent them in 2023. Lawal,  a lawmaker from 2015 to 2019 had excellent representation for his constituents under the All Progressives Read More

[Breaking] 2023: No APC governorship candidate in Adamawa, court rules

October 14, 2022 Muazu Abari, Yola 0

The Federal High Court sitting in Yola, the Adamawa state capital, presided over by Justice Abdulaziz Anka has nullified the election of Senator Aishatu Dahiru Binani as Adamawa state gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC). Delivering the judgement Friday October 14, 2022, in the case instituted by former Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) chairman Mallam Nuhu Ribadu Read More

Selection of village head in Adamawa turns bloody, 5 injured

September 24, 2022 Chamba Simeh, Abuha 0

At least five persons have sustained fatal injuries in a violent clash over the selection of a village head in Adamawa state. Blueprint correspondent learnt that violence erupted after Shu’aibu Ka’inga was named the new village head of Mijilu community in Mubi North local government area of the state. One of the contestants, who craved anonymity, told our correspondent that Read More

Making Adamawa state health budget beneficial to citizens

September 16, 2022 Victor Okeke 0

Although Nigeria is an economic giant in sub-Saharan Africa, it lags behind many other African countries in terms of health outcome indicators. For example, UNICEF cross-sector indicators data show the mortality rate in Nigeria in 2020 of children under five years of age was 114 per 1000 live births, which is one of the highest in the world. While demand-side Read More

Adamawa APC chairman officially resigns, as deputy takes over

September 16, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC), Adamawa State Chapter has appointed Hon. Samaila Tadawus as the acting state chairman of the party following the resignation of the former party chairman, Ibrahim Bilal. Bilal had in a letter dated September 13 and addressed to the National Chairman of the party, Senator Abdulahi Adamu through the office of National Vice Chairman North-east resigned Read More

Adamawa 2023: Where the future lies

September 14, 2022 Amina Abubakar 0

Though, I’m not a politician, not partisan but it’s my constitutional prerogative to support and vote for a candidate who I feel is the most suitable to lead and represent me at different levels of elections. I have been keenly watching how things unfold as the nation warms up for the 2023 general elections, particularly in my home state of Read More

The Adamawa PDP legal tussle

August 31, 2022 Mohammed Zayyad 0

All eyes are on the legal tussle surrounding the May 25, 2022, governorship primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Adamawa state, which produced Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri as the winner — unopposed. Political pundits are observing how the PDP will come out of this thorny issue, while legal experts are watching how the judiciary will steer itself Read More

In Adamawa, over 23,000 PDP supporters set to join Labour Party

August 6, 2022 Chamba Simeh, Abuja 0

State Coordinator for Fintiri Ambassadors, Mohammed Tijjani Raji, has said over 23,000 members of the group have concluded plans to quit the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for Labour Party (LP) in Adamawa state. In a statement in Yola at the weekend, Raji said the group took the decision haven failed to get any benefit from their unrelenting support for Governor Read More

Gov Fintiri’s face-lift of Adamawa

July 22, 2022 Markus Joseph 0

Nigerians across tribe or religion are the easiest people to please. The average Nigerian does not expect the government to do everything for them. Unfortunately, years of audio governance has reduced Nigerians to individual local governments, virtually providing everything for themselves. Perhaps, the public amenity with the most impact on the lives of Nigerians which has all but been abandoned Read More

Fintri and revolutionary leadership in Adamawa

June 23, 2022 Blueprint 0

In this special report, our Yola correspondent MUAUZU ABARI, writes on how Gov Umaru Fintri succeeded to turn Adamawa into a model of good governance and infrastructural development in Nigeria. In his theory of face construction and heart content, William Shakespeare asserted that “There is no art to find the minds constructions in the face. But shakespeare was a dramatist Read More

Adamawa 2023: A look at the clear coast for Fintiri’s re-election

June 23, 2022 Nasiru Musa 0

Adamawa state like the rest of Nigeria is gearing towards election in 2023. Many commentators have predicted that the battle in the state will be between APC and PDP. This is not surprising considering the sitting governor charged through an APC incumbent to emerge governor in 2019. However, stories of crisis within the APC will appear to be ending their Read More

Adamawa: Replicating the Zamfara political history?

June 6, 2022 Tom Garba 0

There are intriguing happenings on the Adamawa state political scene, with full glares of the winners celebrating their victory. Winners have emerged in the primaries of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Adamawa whose. In APC, Senator Aishatu Dahiru Ahmed Binani is the supposed winner is of the governorship primary election, while in PDP, incumbent Read More

Adamawa South: Senator Abubakar deserves APC ticket

June 6, 2022 Filibus Gangwi 0

It has already been seen that Adamawa All Progressives Congress (APC) is threading on a murky path of politics, it is set to fail in producing a marketable politician to fly the party’s ticket in the Adamawa Southern senatorial zone. The controversies that are trailing the APC party may rock the party if the surrounding circumstances do not favour Senator Read More

2023: APC losing the battle In Adamawa

June 2, 2022 Musa Yunusa 0

One of the most interesting outcomes of party primaries across the country last week is the emergence of Mrs. Aisha Binani as the governorship flagbearer of the APC in Adamawa state. Binani trounced former Governor Jibrilla Bindow, former EFCC chairman Nuhu Ribadu and a host of other strong aspirants. Her victory is no mean feat considering the heavyweights she floored. Read More

Five Adamawa APC senatorial aspirants petition panel over vote buying

May 30, 2022 Chamba Simeh 0

Five aspirants of the All Progressives Congress, APC, for Adamawa state Southern senatorial zone have petitioned the party’s senatorial election panel over vote buying. The aspirants in a petition made available to journalists in Yola, the Adamawa state capital, yesterday, alleged that an aspirant, Adamu Ismaila Numan, had through his agent seen given promissory notes to delegates for votes. The Read More

Breaking: Woman shocks Ribadu, 4 other men, emerges governorship candidate in Adamawa

May 27, 2022 Editor 0

A woman and serving Senator, Aishatu Binani, has been elected as the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Adamawa state. Senator Binani, representing Adamawa Central competed with five men clinched the party’s ticket in the just concluded governorship primary election in the state. She polled 430 votes to defeat her closest rival and former chairman of the Read More

Adamawa Central: Speaker beats Bamanga Tukur’s son, clinches PDP ticket

May 25, 2022 Muazu Abari 0

The Speaker Adamawa state House of Assembly, Hon. Aminu Iya Abbas, has emerged as PDP senatorial candidate for Adamawa Central. He polled 125 votes to defeat a former member of the House of Representatives and eldest son of former PDP national chairman, Hon. Awwal Bamanga Tukur and five others. Announcing the result of the senatorial election for Adamawa Central senatorial Read More

Kwache: One good turn deserves another

May 4, 2022 Editorial IV 0

For his philanthropic gestures to his people, there are calls on him to represent them in higher responsibilities. MUAZU ABARI reports. The dream of every society is to have better life and actualise their socio-economic and political dreams in order to improve their living condition. Some societies have reached the Eldorado while others are still struggling with stunted development. For Read More

I’m set for House of Representatives, Adamawa aspirant assures

April 28, 2022 Chamba Simeh 0

A youth from Gombi local government area of Adamawa state, Nuru Abubakar, has said he is battle-ready to replace the incumbent member in the House of qqq for Gombi/Hong federal constituency, Honourable Yusuf Buba Yakubu (Captain). Yakubu said this shortly after he purchased the nomination and expression of interest forms of the All Progressives Congress (APC)  on  Wednesday in Yola, Read More

Sen. Binos rounds off free medical outreach in Adamawa South

April 27, 2022 Muazu Abari 0

The senator representing Adamawa South senatorial district, Binos Dauda Yaroe, has flagged-off the last lap of his free medical outreach in Lamurde local government area, bringing the number of local governments that benefited from the outreach nine. Speaking at the flag up ceremony in Lamurde over the weekend, Sen. Binos expressed satisfaction with the large turnout of people who made Read More