Significance of Barguma’s projects in Hong, Adamawa state

January 1, 2022 Musa Wada 0

Building infrastructure is an inherently political act of creation and society must engage in deliberative planning processs with deep public engagement to determine what to be built and the type of future that infrastructure built and donated by individuals will help achieve in the development of the society. This lies the essence and significance of the many infrastructure that Honourable Read More

Fire Service saves 8 lives, N3.8bn property in Adamawa

December 27, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Yola Zonal Commander of the Federal Fire Service, Philip Odu, Monday, said the Service saved eight lives and N3.8 billion worth of property from January to December this year.Disclosing this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Yola, Mr Odu said “From January 2021 to date, the command attended to 64 fire outbreak calls, carried out 11 rescue Read More

Another garland for the Atikus

December 15, 2021 Blueprint 0

The son of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar was recently elevated into a royal position in Adamawa state at a ceremony that attracted many Nigerians. MUAZU ABARI reports. The appointment and turbaning of Alhaji Adamu Atiku Abubakar, the eldest son of the former vice president Atiku Abubakar who is also Adamawa state commissioner for works and energy development as Sardaunan Ganye, Read More

Mubi peace martial my best legacy – Sudi

December 10, 2021 Blueprint 0

As the tenure of Adamawa local government area councils expired on December 8, the outgoing Chairman of Mubi North, Hon. Suleiman Yaya Sudi, said posterity will judge him right for his numerous legacy projects. “I have done what posterity will judge me good, let me be remembered with a legacy of my administration that was adjudged people oriented and focused Read More

Fresh crisis hits Adamawa APC as stakeholders reject new excos

November 9, 2021 Muazu Abari 0

There seems not to be an end to internal wrangling rocking Adamawa state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as party stakeholders in Yola South local government under the auspices of Yola South APC Stakeholders Forum have rejected the newly inaugurated ward and local government excos. They made their position known yesterday at a press briefing in Yola and Read More

NUJ congratulates NYLF President, Eliot Afiyo, over 2021 personality of the year award

November 3, 2021 Editor 0

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) Adamawa state council has extended congratulations to the President Northern Youth Leaders Forum (NYLF) Comrade Eliot Afiyo over the prestigious award of ‘Outstanding Personality of the year 2021’ by New Telegraph Newspapers in Lagos. This was contained in a statement signed by its secretary, Fidelis Jockthan, dated Tuesday November 2, 2021. “The honour done Read More

Idris: A brave politician in Adamawa North

November 1, 2021 Tom Garba 0

Adamawa, North-ast Nigeria is blessed to have an indomitable young man, a leader who has broken many political records of his contemporaries as a young focused-minded person. Alhaji Hamisu Idris Medugu is an expert in financial matters, a philanthropist and respectable consultant who owns a conglomerate of consulting firms and recently recognised as a political master schemer whose virtues many Read More

UN trains women on gender equality bill

October 31, 2021 Najib Sani 0

The United Nations Women under an intervention known as the EU-UN joint Spotlight initiative, has conducted a training for women in Film and Television international and Nigerian film/ TV industry professionals on ending violence against women, girls and gender equal opportunities bill. Spotlight Initiative is a multi-year program to eliminate all forms of violence against women and girls and to Read More

Breaking: Ayu, Anyanwu confirmed National chairman, secretary as new PDP executive emerge

October 31, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau, Abuja 0

A former Senate President, Dr Iyorchia Ayu, from Benue state, North Central Nigeria has emerged as the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Chairman-Elect. Ayu was declared National winner after 3, 426 delegates affirmed his unopposed position at the party’s convention in Abuja. The outcome of the election was announced in the early hours of Sunday. Similarly, Senator Samuel Anyanwu, from Read More

Fintiri, Dikwa, Buratai, COAS bag Northeast Star award

October 18, 2021 Auwal Ahmad 0

The Adamawa state governor, Ahmadu Fintiri, is to be decorated as the Northeast Star Magazine best Governor of the Year, with Dr Mohammed Kyari Dikwa clinging 2021 man of the year award. A press statement made available to Blueprint by the chairman, Media and Publicity Committee, Hajiya Zainab Abubakar, Monday in Gombe, stated that the 2021 award is expected to Read More

Adamawa Congress: APC is party to beat come 2023 – Wali

October 18, 2021 Chamba Simeh 0

The Congress of the Àll Progressives Congress (APC) in Adamawa state has left many people in awe – thousands of party loyalists turned to exercise their rights as statutory or normal delegates. The gathering at Lamido Cinema in Yola, the state capital, venue of the congress, prompted a party die-hard, stalwart, Barrister Yakubu Wali, to conclude that APC is the Read More

Adamawa First Lady donates to sick women, girls in Yola hospital

October 12, 2021 Muazu Abari 0

Adamawa first lady, Hajiya Lami Fintiri, has donated beverages to sick women and girls currently on admission at the Yola Specialist Hospital, as part of activities marking this year’s International Day of the Girl Child. Speaking at the event, a 13- year-old Rabi Zakari from the Government Day Secondary School Jimeta, who represented the First Lady at the event, said Read More

The Atiku, Wike, Fintiri game

October 7, 2021 Blueprint 0

On September 29, 2021, at the  Akwa Ibom governor’s residence in Abuja, the 12 Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governors in a meeting, zoned the party chairmanship to the north. Some politicians were quick to assert that the governors’ decision doesn’t in any way affects the party’s presidential ticket status- whether it will be zoned to the north or south. Those Read More

Adamawa PDP LG congress peaceful, transparent – Stakeholders

October 7, 2021 Muazu Abari 0

The local government congress of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) was conducted peacefully in Adamawa state with a large turnout of delegates across the 21 local government areas of the state. It was learnt that the success of the congress was sequel to the consensus mode of the election adopted by the party stakeholders in most local government areas of Read More

Video: Watch how 6 women descended on fellow woman in Adamawa

October 4, 2021 Solomon Arowolo 0

A viral video has shown an unidentified woman allegedly being molested by six women in Yola, Adamawa state capital over ‘gossip’. The women are seen carrying whips and canes to beat the victim while speaking in Hausa. According to one of them, “You called me prostitute, is it your money I used to travel to Abuja?” Adamawa state Police Command, Read More

NITDA lauds Adamawa for developing mobile app for healthcare services

September 28, 2021 Ayoni M. Agbabiaka 0

Director-general National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Ƙashifu Inuwa Abdullahi, has commended Adamawa State Primary Health Care Development Agency for developing a user friendly mobile application that provides real-time and context-specific support for healthcare workers. Abdullahi made the commendation when he received the executive director, Adamawa State Primary Health Care Development Agency, Dr Sulaiman Saidu Bashir, and his management team Read More

Insurgency: NEDC commissions 14.7bn reconstructed bridges in Adamawa

September 27, 2021 Muazu Abari 0

After 7 years of untold hardship and disruption of socio-economic activities as a result of destruction of some bridges in Michika and Madagali local governments linking northern Adamawa with Borno by Boko Haram, the North East Development Commission (NEDC), has commissioned the Kuzum Bridge in Michika local government for public use. That of Delichim and Wurro Ngayandi have reached 70 Read More

Insurgency: As CDS thumbs up OPSH commander …

September 24, 2021 MUHAMAMD TANKO SHITTU 0

Recently, the Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Lucky  Irabor, visited Plateau state, where he held discussions with critical stakeholders, on the quest to finding lasting peace that would end needless attacks and killing of people. MUHAMAMD TANKO SHITTU writes. The Operation Safe Haven (OPSH), hitherto Special Task Force (STF), came into fusion consequent upon the sectarian crises that rocked Jos and other Read More

Dep gov to SaharaReporter: You can’t pitch me against my boss

September 12, 2021 Muazu Abari 0

Adamawa deputy governor, Chief Crowder Seith, has refuted a story credited to Sahara Reporters that Governor Fintiri has refused to renovate his official resident and denying him his travelling allowances, entitlements and other rights. The report said the action forced him to operate from his personal house. He described the story as the height of mischief which has become the Read More

Breaking: Operation Safe Haven troops burst drug syndicates, recover N9.5m worth of Indian hemp (PICTURES)

September 4, 2021 Muhammad Tanko Shittu, Jos 0

Troops of Operation SAFE HAVEN (OPSH) on Saturday September 4, 2021 bursted drug syndicate and recovered 320 blocks of Indian hemp worth N9.5 million concealed in a Toyota Camry car with registration number Abuja ABC 214 HV. Information Officer of OPSH, Major Ishaku Takwa, made the disclosure in a press release. “The suspects Sgt Patrick Kalu, a retired police officer, Read More

Medugu: A youth suitable for 2023 Adamawa North

September 2, 2021 Tom Garba 0

The assertion that Adamawa state is a land of beauty is a fact beyond a mere slogan. It’s a land endowed with many beautiful scenes that nature has endowed in many parts of the state. The state is endowed with the beauty of humanity. It’s a blessed land with many ethnic groups (tribes). The people are uniquely different with enormous Read More

APC expels caretaker chair for wishing Buhari dead

September 2, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) said it has ratified the expulsion of the party’s Caretaker Chairman of Yola South Local Government Area, Adamawa state, Alhaji Sulaiman Adamu. Recall the viral video in which Alhaji Sulaiman Adamu made unwholesome utterences on President Muhammadu Buhari, the leader of the party. In a statement signed Thursday in Abuja Read More

In rescue of Adamawa pensioners

August 30, 2021 Blueprint 0

The essence of the creation of the pension boards across the strata of civil service is to take care of the civil servants, who have put in 35 yearsin service or have attained the age of 60 years and retired from active service. Thus, the Adamawa State Local Government Pension Board is charged with the sole responsibility of paying the Read More

Governor Fintiri and Adamawa’s debt burden

August 26, 2021 Blueprint 0

Governments around the world borrow funds to stimulate their economies and secure the future of their people. When revenues fall short of spending, government must borrow. Borrowing by a government is not a crime; if there are well-spelled priorities and prudent management of funds including efficient debt management strategies. On the other hand, if borrowed funds are not directed to Read More

USAID livelihoods activity’ll benefit 15,000 farmers in Adamawa

August 21, 2021 Blueprint 0

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has launched a new activity that would improve livelihoods and strengthen the resilience of 15,000 rural vulnerable households against environmental, economic, and social shocks, and stressors. A press statement by USAID, Friday, said in a ceremony, acting Deputy Director, USAID’s Economic Growth and Environment Office, Jodi Kaye Wade, joined the Chief of Staff Read More