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Police ban motorcycles in Adamawa

The Adamawa State Police Command has banned the use of motorcycles in all the 21 local government areas of the state.

Adamawa election petition tribunal begins sitting Monday

The inaugural sitting of the Election Petitions Tribunal for Adamawa State will hold at the state capital, Yola, on Monday, April 8, 2019.

Court dismisses suit challenging Adamawa governorship election

The Adamawa State High Court sitting in Yola has dismissed a suit asking it to nullify the governorship election in the state.
Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri

Adamawa elections: INEC declares Umaru Fintiri winner of governorship polls

Rt. Hon. Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has been declared winner of the Adamawa State governorship election.
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PDP defeats APC to win Adamawa governorship poll

The Peoples Democratic Party has defeated the incumbent All Progressives Congress to win the Adamawa State governorship election.

Adamawa elections: Court concludes hearing, fixes judgment for Friday

The Adamawa State High Court on Thursday concluded hearing on a suit filed against the Adamawa State governorship election and fixed Friday March 29 for judgement.

Adamawa elections: INEC erred declaring governorship poll inconclusive – PDP

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has said that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) erred in declaring the governorship election in Adamawa State inconclusive because the margin of lead was lower than the number of registered voters in places where voting was cancelled.
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Adamawa elections: Inconclusive governorship poll is victory postponed – PDP

The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Adamawa State election, Hon Umaru Fintiri, has said that he regards as victory postponed the declaration of the election as inconclusive and the subsequent decision to conduct a rerun in certain places.
Muhammad Jibrilla Bindow

Adamawa elections: Governor Bindow defeated by PDP in Government House polling unit

Gov. Muhammadu Bindow of Adamawa has lost the state Government House polling units 012 and 09 to opposition Peoples Democratic Party PDP Candidate, Alhaji Umaru Fintiri.
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Adamawa elections: 313 candidates contest for governorship, state assembly seats

No fewer than 313 candidates from 29 political parties will be contesting for Saturday Governorship and House of Assembly elections in Adamawa.
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Adamawa election: 10 governorship candidates step down for Ahmadu Fintiri

With just three days left to the governorship and state houses of assembly elections, more trouble seems to be brewing for APC and Governor Bindo Umaru Jibrilla in Adamawa, as 10 governorship, 16 senatorial and 9 house of representatives candidates have stepped down from their contest in support for PDP governorship candidate Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri ahead of 9th March elections.
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Adamawa PDP governorship candidate promises N32,000 minimum wage

The governorship candidate of Peoples Democratic Party in Adamawa State, Alhaji Umaru Fintiri has promised to pay N32,000 minimum wage to workers if elected in the March 9 poll.

Adamawa PDP chieftain kidnapped by unknown gunmen

An Adamawa Peoples Democratic Party’s chieftain, Chief Emmanuel Pentecost Agiso, has been kidnapped by unknown gunmen.
Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri

Election: Adamawa politicians storm venue of pastors’ conference to campaign

Candidates seeking for political offices in the forthcoming general elections on Tuesday stormed a meeting of pastors in Kwarhi town of Hong Local Government area in Adamawa to seek for votes.
Social Democratic Party (SDP)

SDP affirms Emmanuel Bello as Adamawa governorship candidate

The Social Democratic Party (SDP) has said Umaru Fintiri is not its governorship candidate for Adamawa State but Emma Bello.

2019: Four women, 24 others to contest Adamawa governorship

Names of four women were among the list of 28 candidates cleared by the Independent National Electoral Commission to contest the governorship election in Adamawa State in 2019.
Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri

Ahmadu Fintiri: I’m on rescue mission in Adamawa

The governorship aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party and two-times acting governor of Adamawa State, Hon. Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, has assured the people of the state that he is coming to rescue them from the suffering and poverty that they have been going through for over three years now.

2019: Ex-Ag. Governor Fintiri joins Adamawa guber race

As political parties continue to strategise towards 2019, the Adamawa State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has added one more governorship aspirant to its array of gubernatorial hopefuls as the former acting governor of the state, Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, has declared to challenge Governor Jibrilla Bindow, in 2019 elections.

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