How Nigerian Security Force Foiled Boko Haram Attack, Intercepted 19 High Calibre Bombs in Adamawa

Adamawa State Police Command has uncovered 19 high calibre bombs in a bush near Yola, the state capital. The State Commissioner of Police, Gabriel Adaji, who disclosed this at a media briefing at the weekend, said the bombs were busted in Hong local government area of the state, stressing that Boko Haram gunmen were planning … Continue reading How Nigerian Security Force Foiled Boko Haram Attack, Intercepted 19 High Calibre Bombs in Adamawa

INEC cancels Adamawa gubernatorial election

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has cancelled the Adamawa State bye-election scheduled for Saturday, October 11. The decision followed a court ruling Wednesday which ordered the stoppage of the poll and the removal of the acting governor of the state, Umar Fintiri. The court also ordered the immediate swearing in of Bala Ngilari, a … Continue reading INEC cancels Adamawa gubernatorial election

Following a federal high court judgment ordering that Bala Ngilari, the deputy governor under impeached Governor Murtala Nyako of Adamawa State, be worn in as governor of the state, he has been sworn in as the new governor. The acting Chief Judge of the state, Justice Ambrose Mammadi, swore Mr. Ngilari in Wednesday, hours after … Continue reading

Adamawa: Federal Government orders Ngilari’s reinstatement

The Federal Government today (Wednesday) ordered the Chief Judge of Adamawa State to without delay swear-in Barr. Bala Ngilari as the governor of the state, in obedience to Wednesday court ruling. DailyPost recalls that the Federal High Court today declared Ngilari’s resignation as unconstitutional, null and void, reinstating him to the Government House as Acting … Continue reading Adamawa: Federal Government orders Ngilari’s reinstatement

Adamawa Bye-election: Acting Governor, Fintiri Joins Guber Race

The Adamawa State Acting Governor, Alhaji Umaru Ahmadu Fintiri, has indicated interest in the October 11 Governorship bye-election in the state. Fintiri wants to run under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. The acting governor while confirming the development to newsmen in Yola, the Adamwa State capital, disclosed that he decided to take … Continue reading Adamawa Bye-election: Acting Governor, Fintiri Joins Guber Race

Ribadu Dumps APC, Joins PDP to Run for Adamawa Guber

A presidential candidate on the platform of the defunct Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN), now the All Progressives Congress (APC), in 2011, Mallam Nuhu Ribadu has joined the PDP. According to reports, siblings of the former the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) boss, registered for him at his Makama Ward in Yola South and … Continue reading Ribadu Dumps APC, Joins PDP to Run for Adamawa Guber

Nyako left Adamawa with N83bn Debt – Acting Governor

The Acting Governor of Adamawa State, Alhaji Umaru Ahmadu Fintiri, has disclosed that the former Governor, Murtala Nyako left a huge debt profile of N82.7 billion. He said this at the weekend during a stakeholders’ meeting of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state. Vowing that Nyako would be brought to book, Fintiri explained … Continue reading Nyako left Adamawa with N83bn Debt – Acting Governor