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Adamawa imposes curfew on crisis-ridden Lamurde communities

The Adamawa State Government has imposed a 24-hour curfew on warring communities in Lamurde Local Government Area.
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Adamawa suspends minimum wage payment over virus outbreak

The Adamawa State Government has suspended its plan to begin the payment of consequential adjustment of the national minimum wage, agreed upon with Joint Trade Unions starting this March.
Supreme Court of Nigeria

Supreme Court upholds Governors Ortom, Fintiri’s election

The Supreme Court has on Tuesday upheld the election of governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State and his Adamawa State counterpart, Ahmadu Umar Fintiri.
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Adamawa governor condemns resurgence of Boko Haram attacks

The Executive Governor of Adamawa state, Rt Hon Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, condemned in strong terms the resurgence of Boko Haram attacks which attempted to undermine the peace of some communities in Michika and Madagali.

Dangote Refinery: NGF hails Lagos government for providing enabling environment

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) led by Ekiti State governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, on Friday commended the Lagos State government for creating an enabling environment for the construction of the Dangote Refinery at Lekki Free Trade Zone in Ibeju Lekki.
A Zuba Chief Magistrate Court in Abuja has adjourned the trial of Senator Elisha Abbo, the lawmaker charged for allegedly assaulting a nursing mother in a sex toy shop in Abuja.

Senator Abbo: Why I wrote IGP over Adamawa’s security threat

Senator Ishaku Abbo representing Adamawa North Senatorial District said on Sunday that he wrote a letter to the Inspector General of Police in a build-up to the Local Government Area election on Saturday because the Governor, Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, constituted himself into a security threat.
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APC vows to challenge appeal court ruling upholding Adamawa governor’s election

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Adamawa State has vowed to approach the Supreme Court to challenge the victory of Governor Ahmadu Fintiri at the Supreme Court.
Adamawa State House of Assembly

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
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Adamawa governor sacks 300 polytechnic staff employed by predecessor

Adamawa government on Tuesday issued sack letters to some academic and non-academic staff of the state polytechnic, employed from the year 2017 to 2019.
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Jubilation in Adamawa as governor orders payment of N30.000 minimum wage

Civil servants in Adamawa State went into jubilation as news broke that Governor of the State Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri has ordered the commencement of the payment of the new minimum wage of N30.000 to all workers across board in the State.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday has said that he is suffering from cold.

President Buhari: Poverty one of the enormous challenges facing our democracy

President Muhammadu Buhari says poverty is one of the enormous challenges facing Nigeria’s democracy, urging leaders at all levels to work hard to address the issue because of its direct bearing on criminality in the country.
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.
A Zuba Chief Magistrate Court in Abuja has adjourned the trial of Senator Elisha Abbo, the lawmaker charged for allegedly assaulting a nursing mother in a sex toy shop in Abuja.

PDP, Mubi North detaches self from press conference against Senator Ishaku Abbo

Mubi North Local Government stakeholders of the People’s Democracy Party (PDP) in Adamawa state denied being a part of a Press Conference against the Senator Ishaku Abbo who is representing Northern Part of the state.
A don, Prof. Leke Oduwaye, on Monday urged Lagos State Government to prosecute owners of buildings blocking drainage right-of -way to guard against flooding.

Flood submerges Yola metropolis

The Adamawa State capital, Yola, was completely submerged as cars were seen floating and thousands of houses and properties destroyed and submerged by the flood which was caused by a heavy down pour which lasted for six hours.
A Zuba Chief Magistrate Court in Abuja has adjourned the trial of Senator Elisha Abbo, the lawmaker charged for allegedly assaulting a nursing mother in a sex toy shop in Abuja.

Senator Abbo bags award, promises to support education

The Senator Representing Adamawa North senatorial district, Ishaku Abbo, has been presented with “Excellence in Leadership” Award by the Royalty Academy Numan.
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Adamawa governor’s father passes on

The Governor of Adamawa State, Umaru Fintiri, has announced the death of his father.
Nigeria Police

252 notorious Shila gang, 68 kidnappers arrested in Adamawa

In a bid to curtail the high rate of kidnapping and other forms of criminalities, the Adamawa State Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri has revealed that 68 kidnappers and 252 suspected notorious Shilla gangs were arrested and detained in police custody.
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Governor Fintiri to declare free, compulsory education in Adamawa

The Adamawa State governor, Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, has reeled out a series of institutional reforms in the state aimed at addressing the particularly the deplorable state of education and other challenges in the state.

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Medical council validates four coronavirus test kits – registrar

The Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) says it has validated four Rapid Test Kits to determine their suitability for testing SAR-COV-2 infection popularly known as COVID-19 in the country.
Legendary reggae artiste, Majekodunmi Fasheke, aka Majek Fashek is dead. The artiste died in a New York hospital after a protracted illness on Monday about 5-45pm. He was aged 71.

Nigerian celebrities mourn deceased Majek Fashek

Nigerian celebrities have taken to their social media platforms to mourn the death of Music Legend, Majekodunmi Fasheke, a.k.a Majek Fashek.
Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.

Rwanda set to announce new coronavirus restrictions

Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.
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Nigeria declares telecoms facilities critical national Infrastructure

In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has again, addressed Nigerians on the efforts of its government to contain the coronavirus pandemic (covid-19) that is ravaging the country 4

ASCAB: President Buhari’s speech underestimate Sani Abacha’s $5 billion loot

Alliance for Surviv­ing COVID-19 and Beyond, (ASCAB), a group led by prominent Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said that President Mu­hammadu Buhari’s claim that late dictator, Sani Abacha, stole $1 billion con­tradicts the figures earlier released by his own officials.