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

Adamawa: 22 ‘sins’ that may cost Fintiri re-election

April 22, 2022 Tom Garba 0

Adamawa state is no doubt a flashpoint of trying times, whether at the national and or state level. Gladiators and political game-changers are always trying to outdo one another to know the depth of the troubled political waters. Since the return to civil rule in 1999, Adamawa has been a political boiling point ground for its leaders (governors) to contend Read More

2023: Bindow aiming to eat where he once defecated

April 13, 2022 Dalladi Garba 0

I never thought anything could still shock me, especially in today’s Nigeria, until I heard that erstwhile Governor Jibrilla Bindow has decided to throw his hat into the ring for the 2023 governorship race in my dear Adamawa state. Now, nothing stops Jibrilla Bindow from contesting any political position, at least, as far as the constitution is concerned. But, it Read More

Fintiri swears in LG chairmen, declares interest for re-election

April 12, 2022 Muazu Abari 0

Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri of Adamawa state Monday formally declared his intention to seek re-election for the second term under the platform of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in 2023. The governor made the declaration at the Mahmud Ribadau Square Yola while swearing in the 21 newly elected local government chairmen in the state. “After a wide consultation within our Read More

2023: Gov Fintiri beyond the range of sight

April 2, 2022 Muhammad Abubakar 0

As usual, whenever election approaches, political gladiators will be seen moving from one platform to another. This is, basically, to fit themselves into an advantageous and favourable position to quench their thirst of inordinate political desires, not caring whose ox is gored in the process. Sometimes, some of them go to the extent of flouting the moral compass and exhibit Read More

APC convention: Sen Abbo, other Adamawa lawmakers endorse Salihu for vice-chair

March 25, 2022 Chamba Simeh 0

The senator representing Adamawa North, Adamawa state, Mr. Isha Abbo, has endorsed Comrade Mustapha Salihu who is aspiring for the North-east vice-chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Abbo gave the endorsement ahead of the party’s convention scheduled for March 26, 2022, in Abuja. Abbo, in a letter to Senate President Ahmed Lawan, endorsed Salihu and Dr. Jason Baba Kwaghe Read More

2023: Fintiri and the future of Adamawa state

March 14, 2022 Dahiru Hassan Kera 0

In the build up to the 2019 general elections, certain exceptional individuals from Adamawa and Bauchi states rose to the too on the radar of political tenacity and rare mastery of the game in view of how they effectively and successfully led an opposition to converted their states from fully All Progressives Congress (APC) controlled to Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Read More

How royal war was aborted in Adamawa

January 20, 2022 Blueprint 0

After months of royal war that tore Mbula people apart, Bwaltum Bentley Biyapo of the Muzong royal clan finally ascended the throne of his ancestors as the 11th Murum Mbula. MUAZU ABARI reports. Mbula people are mainly found in Demsa, Gerei and Numan local government areas of Adamawa state. Historical sources added Yola-south as one of their homes but report Read More

Adamawa: How APC can regain control in 2023

January 19, 2022 Tom Garba 0

In the first instalment of this two-part analysis, I tried to show how Adamawa, a political no man’s land, transited from moderate to left-of-centre leadership with Governor Nyako rebellion against PDP in the twilight years of the Goodluck Jonathan presidency.  President Jonathan expectably kissed the dust in the aftermath of the conservative North’s gang-up aimed at favouring Muhammadu Buhari in Read More

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