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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.
Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri

Imo guber ruling: Uneasy calm envelopes Adamawa over fate of Ahmed Fintiri

An uneasy calm has enveloped ADAMAWA state following the Supreme Court ruling that nullified the election of former Governor Emeka Ihiodeha of Imo state that declared Hope Uzodinma as the Governor.
Supreme Court of Nigeria

Supreme Court shifts hearing in appeals against Benue, Plateau, Adamawa, Sokoto governors

The Supreme Court on Tuesday shifted hearing in the appeals against the election of Governors Samuel Ortom of Benue State and Simon Lalong of Plateau State and two other governors, citing a heavy workload.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC drags Adamawa media houses before NBC

The Adamawa State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has petitioned the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), accusing some media houses in the state of not giving it right of reply.
Ahmadu Fintiri

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
Ahmadu Fintiri

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.
Ahmadu Fintiri

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 former Works Commissioner in Rivers State and current member representing Khana/Gokhana Federal Constituency, Mr. Dumnamene Dekor, has dismissed the claim that the Governor Nyesom Wike demolished a mosque in Rainbow Town to pave the way for a housing estate.

PDP governors beg Governor Wike not to dump party

Some governors of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday waded into the crisis rocking their party arising from the face-off between the River State Governor, Nyesom Wike, and some power blocs over the minority leadership in the House of Representatives.g
In a bid to create access to quality education, Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has announced the abolition of all forms of fees and levies in public primary and secondary schools across the state.

PDP governors meet in Port Harcourt

According to Mr Simeon Nwakaudu, Special Assistant (Electronic Media) to Gov. Nyesom Wike, the meeting was attended by Govs. Umaru Fintiri (Adamawa), Emeka Ihedioha (Imo); Seyi Makinde (Oyo); Samuel Ortom (Benue); Aminu Tambuwal (Sokoto); and Mohammed Mattawale (Zamfara).

NSCDC inaugurates squad to curb herders/farmers clashes

Adamawa State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has inaugurated a special squad to tackle clashes between herders and farmers.
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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Coronavirus: Oyo expresses high level of preparedness

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Southern Kaduna: We’ve suffered greatest social disruption, economic deprivation, insecurity under Governor El-Rufai

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