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Adamawa governor submits ‘budget of hope’ to state assembly

Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri of Adamawa State has presented a proposed budget of N183.36 billion for 2020 fiscal year to the state House of Assembly
Former Nigeria’s President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan has felicitated with the Governor of Adamawa State, Alhaji Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, on the occasion of his 52nd birthday, describing him as a man loved by his people.

Former President Jonathan hails Governor Fintiri at 52

Former Nigeria’s President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, has felicitated with the Governor of Adamawa State, Alhaji Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, on the occasion of his 52nd birthday, describing him as a man loved by his people.
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Atiku Abubakar’s son, 22 others make Adamawa commissioner-nominees list

Governor Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa State has forwarded a list of 23 commissioner-nominees to the state House of Assembly for screening and confirmation as commissioners.

How gunmen abducted six people in Adamawa – eyewitness

Gunmen on Saturday kidnapped six people at Gurin village in the Fufore/Gurin Local Government Area of Adamawa in Nigeria’s insurgency-wracked North-East.
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Gunmen kidnap six in Adamawa

Gunmen on Saturday kidnapped six people at Gurin village in the Fufore/Gurin Local Government Area of Adamawa in Nigeria’s insurgency-wracked North-East.

Adamawa civil servants protest unpaid six months arrears

Unpaid civil servants in Adamawa state in their thousands Wednesday besieged the streets of the state capital on a peaceful protest demanding the payment of their six months backlog of salaries.

Adamawa Assembly sets agenda for its operation

Adamawa State House of Assembly has formulated an agenda to serve as roadmap for its operations, Speaker of the House, Alhaji Aminu Iya-Abbas, said on Saturday.
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Tribunal upholds Adamawa ex-speaker’s election

The National and House of Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Yola has dismissed a case filed by Adamu Mustapha of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) challenging the election of former Speaker Kabiru Mijinyawa of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Adamawa women push for female commissioners, advisers

Women in Adamawa State, rising as members of different political parties, civil society organisations and other interest groups, have condemned what they described as political marginalisation against them, which they blame for their poor showing in the last general elections.

SSS arrest suspected fake doctor accused of killing 15 people

Operatives of the State Security Services (SSS) have arrested a suspected fake 15 people in a cottage hospital in Adamawa State.

Adamawa speaker lauds President Buhari for quick intervention in Numan crisis

Alhaji Kabiru Mijinyawa, Speaker, Adamawa State House of Assembly, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for the quick intervention and response in the affected communities in the state.
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Adamawa governor-elect promises to implement proposed N30,000 minimum wage

Adamawa Governor-elect, Alhaji Ahmadu Fintiri, has promised to implement the new minimum wage of N30,000 when approved by President Muhammadu Buhari.

PDP forms majority in Adamawa assembly

The opposition party in Adamawa, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), has continued its electoral surge, with Nassarawo Binyeri and Uba Gaya constituencies clinching victory for the party, thus forming a majority in the Adamawa state house of assembly.
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Akwa Ibom elections: INEC replaces burnt smart card readers

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it has replaced and reconfigured the 198 Smart Card Readers that were on Friday burnt in its office in Ibesikpo Asutan Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State.

Adamawa lawmaker Adamu Kwanate passes on

Adamawa House of Assembly member Adamu Kwanate (APC-Nasarawo/Binyeri) passes on.

Adamawa Speaker: Why APC victory did not come as a surprise

Alhaji Kabiru Mijinyawa, the Speaker, Adamawa House of Assembly, has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari for defeating Atiku Abubakar in the just concluded presidential election.
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INEC: 25 female candidates to contest Adamawa assembly elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission has said that a total of 25 female candidates are contesting elections into Adamawa State House of Assembly in March.

Adamawa Assembly deputy speaker, majority leader impeached

The Speaker Adamawa House of Assembly, Alhaji Kabiru Mijinyawa, said the deputy speaker and majority leader have all been sacked.

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Former militants give seven-days ultimatum to Ondo governor to pay their entitlements

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Nigerian government distributes relief materials to IDPs in Sokoto

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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala: We tackled corruption, saved billions of dollars during my tenure as minister

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, a global finance expert and Nigerian-nominated candidate for the position of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) Director-General, has said during her tenure as the finance minister of Nigeria, “we saved billions of dollars that were channeled to other priorities”.