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30 journalists killed every year around the globe – CPJ

No fewer than 30 journalists lose their lives around the globe yearly in the course of discharging their duties, data by the committee for...

N770m judgement: You’re not fair to us, sacked batch D1 teachers tell Adamawa govt

Fintiri had sacked no fewer than 2,193 batch D1 teachers but 659 out of the number approached the industrial court to demand their 30 months unpaid emoluments.

How leadership ‘Best Governor’ award on Fintiri elicits partisan animosity in Adamawa

The contentious 'Best Governor Award' given to Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri of Adamawa State by the leadership newspapers group has opened renewed and partisan acrimony between the pro and anti government forces in the State.

Features & Interviews

North is the most denigrated, most abused part of Nigeria – Dauda Birma

Malam Dauda Birma, a former minister of education, a technocrat and a thoroughbred politician needs no introduction in Nigeria's political and bureaucratic spaces. In...

Fear grips Nigerians as gunmen abduct minister’s brother, ABU lecturer, Rv father, others

In a swift action that sends jitters down the spines of Nigerians, gunmen have stormed many places and abducted hapless Nigerians. The abductions are coming...

Toungo LG Chairman visits Adamawa Poly, offers palliative to 150 students

The executive Chairman of Toungo Local Government, Hon Kefas Calvin has visited both Yola and Numan campuses of Adamawa state Polytechnic (SPY) to give...

Yola residents reject Fintiri’s flyover contracts, say “they are not our needs”

The residents were reacting to the approval of funds by the State Executive Council (SEC) for the construction of two flyovers in the state capital by the Fintiri led administration which will gulp billions of Naira.

Leave Fintiri out; You’re the problem, Adamawa IDPs tell Dep. Gov, Crowther Seth

Displaced persons who staged a peaceful protest against the Adamawa state deputy governor, Crowther Seth, have again mocked him, telling him to face his woes alone.

Searchlight on Adamawa Local Governments

Of particular interest to FOMBINATIMES is the local governments system which is the most closest to the common man.

Opinion

‘Love doesn’t guarantee success of relationships’

By Aisha Ahmad Kole Love cannot help you stick to one person all years round, and on the other hand, cheating isn't always a product...

Is Bindow in an unholy tryst with Fintiri? – Ibrahim Aliyu

By Ibrahim Aliyu The 2023 elections seem far off but political pundits across the country are already making permutations on the possible outcome of the...

ASUU, FG and the need to revamp educational sector

By Mubarak Shuaibu Shelleng. Education is sacrosanct and tied up to our future. But bloody political demagogues in our midst are playing politics with it. Even...

Opinion: Operation liberate Adamawa from Kleptomaniacs

By Mohammed Mayas The All Progressives Congress (APC) as a party in Adamawa state has started building a formidable structure that would save our present...

Agriculture

Adamawa

Court vacates arrest warrant against Demsa LG chair

An Upper Area Court II sitting in Yola, has vacated an earlier bench warrant it issued for the arrest of the chairman of Demsa...

We’ll soon start commissioning projects for upgrade of FMC, Exec Sec PEF says

The Executive Secretary of Petroleum Equalisation Fund (PEF), Ahmed Bobbo has disclosed that some vital and strategic projects geared toward upgrading Federal Medical Center,...

Dr. Emmanuel N. Musa celebrates Valentine with orphans, less privileged, sick persons

In the spirit of love as espoused by Valentine Day, the Emnamu foundation has on Sunday reached out to orphans, people living with disability,...

500 level varsity student, 5 others to die by hanging for armed robbery in Yola

A Yola High Court presided by Honourable Justice Abdul-Azeez Waziri on Wednesday, convicted and sentenced a 500 level Student of Moddibo Adama University (MAU),...

APC: Ribadu revalidates membership, says clamor for power shift to Adamawa central justified

Amidst cheering crowd of enthusiastic supporters, the pioneer chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC ), Malam Nuhu Ribadu has today revalidated...

Adamawa APC records another mileage as late Modibbo’s structure collapses into party

Few weeks after it received high level defections including the collapse of ADC structure into its fold, Adamawa chapter of the All Progressives Congress...

Sports

Nigeria’s football establishment mourn Ex-Super Eagles defender, Yisa Sofoluwe

Football lovers on Wednesday took turns to mourn the death of Nigeria's ex-defender of Super Eagles, Yisha Shofoluwe who died on Tuesday night at...

Ronaldo now topmost goalscorer ever in football history

Popular Portuguese footballer and Serie A club Juventus forward, Cristiano Ronaldo has now become the top goalscorer in football history with 15 goals in...

Ronaldo beats Messi to Player of the Century

Dubai’s Globe Soccer Awards have officially crowned Cristiano Ronaldo as the Player of the Century, with the Juventus forward beating Lionel Messi to the...

Jarma donates cash prize to football tournament winners

Alhaji Musa Adamu, Jarma Jimeta has given cash prize to the winners of the recently concluded Jarma’s cup football tournament in Yola, Adamawa state...

Football legend, Diego Maradona dies at 60.

Football legend, Diego Armando Maradona is dead. The former Argentina attacking midfielder and manager had successful surgery on a brain blood clot earlier in November. It...

Super Eagles dismal outing: We don’t have a coach in Rohr, Laloko says

Former Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Technical Director, Kashimawo Laloko, has said the country’s abysmal performance in Friday’s Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier in...

Lifestyle

Stop associating me with frivolities, Erica sternly warns fans

Former housemate of Nigeria's most-watched reality TV show, Big Brother Naija, Erica Nlewedim has issued a stern warning to her fans on social media. The...

‘Love doesn’t guarantee success of relationships’

By Aisha Ahmad Kole Love cannot help you stick to one person all years round, and on the other hand, cheating isn't always a product...

How Jarma’s medical outreach in Adamawa saved many from blindness

During the outreach, people were diagnosed after which they were given the right treatment including drugs and corrective eye-glasses.

WORLD

National

Twin explosions rock PDP secretariat over councillorship primaries

Twin explosions have unsettled the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) secretariat in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. The explosion, which occurred at about 3pm Thursday during the...

Reps summon NNPC GMD over audit query of N3.878trn unremitted revenue

The House of Representatives Committee on Public Accounts has summoned the Group Managing Director of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mele Kyari, to...

Nigeria’s football establishment mourn Ex-Super Eagles defender, Yisa Sofoluwe

Football lovers on Wednesday took turns to mourn the death of Nigeria's ex-defender of Super Eagles, Yisha Shofoluwe who died on Tuesday night at...

Dangote’s refinery will rescue Nigeria’s economy – IMF

The Dangote Group has said the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the global financial watchdog, is projecting that Dangote Refinery would help to rebound the...

Politics

Twin explosions rock PDP secretariat over councillorship primaries

Twin explosions have unsettled the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) secretariat in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. The explosion, which occurred at about 3pm Thursday during the...

APC: Ribadu revalidates membership, says clamor for power shift to Adamawa central justified

Amidst cheering crowd of enthusiastic supporters, the pioneer chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC ), Malam Nuhu Ribadu has today revalidated...

Adamawa APC records another mileage as late Modibbo’s structure collapses into party

Few weeks after it received high level defections including the collapse of ADC structure into its fold, Adamawa chapter of the All Progressives Congress...

Misinformation: CNPP urges Buhari to sack Lai Mohammed, Garba Shehu

The Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to sack the Information Minister, Lai Mohammed and the Presidential Spokesman, Garba...

Education

I’m fulfilled over FG’s grant of operational license to MAAUN – Prof. Gwarzo

The President and Founder of Maryam Abacha University of Nigeria (MAAUN), Professor Adamu Abubakar Gwarzo, has commended the Federal Government and all those who...

Anxiety as SSANU, NASU begin strike today

Anxiety has again gripped the university environment stocking fear of an imminent closure of federal universities as the Joint Action Committee of the Senior...

FG gives Maryam Abacha, 19 others licence to operate as private universities

The Federal Government on Wednesday granted provisional licences to 20 new private universities to operate in Nigeria. The decision was taken at the Federal Executive...

Private universities also benefit from N7.5bn research fund – TETFund

The Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) says private universities, polytechnics and colleges of education in the country are already accessing its N7.5 billion National...

LATEST ARTICLES

Court vacates arrest warrant against Demsa LG chair

An Upper Area Court II sitting in Yola, has vacated an earlier bench warrant it issued for the arrest of the chairman of Demsa...

We’ll soon start commissioning projects for upgrade of FMC, Exec Sec PEF says

The Executive Secretary of Petroleum Equalisation Fund (PEF), Ahmed Bobbo has disclosed that some vital and strategic projects geared toward upgrading Federal Medical Center,...

Dr. Emmanuel N. Musa celebrates Valentine with orphans, less privileged, sick persons

In the spirit of love as espoused by Valentine Day, the Emnamu foundation has on Sunday reached out to orphans, people living with disability,...

Twin explosions rock PDP secretariat over councillorship primaries

Twin explosions have unsettled the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) secretariat in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. The explosion, which occurred at about 3pm Thursday during the...

Reps summon NNPC GMD over audit query of N3.878trn unremitted revenue

The House of Representatives Committee on Public Accounts has summoned the Group Managing Director of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mele Kyari, to...

Nigeria’s football establishment mourn Ex-Super Eagles defender, Yisa Sofoluwe

Football lovers on Wednesday took turns to mourn the death of Nigeria's ex-defender of Super Eagles, Yisha Shofoluwe who died on Tuesday night at...

Dangote’s refinery will rescue Nigeria’s economy – IMF

The Dangote Group has said the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the global financial watchdog, is projecting that Dangote Refinery would help to rebound the...

Boko Haram kidnaps 3 customs officers, carts away food stuff, medicine in Yobe

Three customs officers were abducted by Boko Haram, even as foodstuff and medicines were carted away by Boko Haram insurgents during a battle for...

Army repel Boko Haram attack in Askira, recover nine gun trucks

Troops of the Nigerian Army’s 28 task force brigade headquartered in Chibok, Borno state, have repelled an attack by Boko Haram insurgents in Askira,...

93 checkpoints: How extortions, multiple taxes force transporters off Taraba, Benue roads

Truck drivers conveying food items, timber and other goods pass through a 93 checkpoint-hell through Taraba and Benue states to get to their destination,...

500 level varsity student, 5 others to die by hanging for armed robbery in Yola

A Yola High Court presided by Honourable Justice Abdul-Azeez Waziri on Wednesday, convicted and sentenced a 500 level Student of Moddibo Adama University (MAU),...

I’m fulfilled over FG’s grant of operational license to MAAUN – Prof. Gwarzo

The President and Founder of Maryam Abacha University of Nigeria (MAAUN), Professor Adamu Abubakar Gwarzo, has commended the Federal Government and all those who...

Police promote 141,391 personnel in my tenure – IGP

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, on Tuesday said 141,391 officers and men of the Nigeria Police were promoted from January 2019 to date. Adamu...

We must prevent Sowore from breaking Nigeria, Igbo group cries out

An Igbo soicio cultural organization under the aegis of Igbos for a Progressive Nigeria (IPAN) has warned the presidential candidate of African Action Congress...

Labour braces up for showdown as FG mulls another fuel price hike

The Organised Labour has warned the Federal Government against fresh moves to increase petrol pump price following the rise of crude oil price above...

Gunmen kill 23 in fresh attacks on Kaduna communities

No fewer than 23 people have been confirmed killed after gunmen carried out deadly campaigns in many communities across five local government areas of...

APC: Ribadu revalidates membership, says clamor for power shift to Adamawa central justified

Amidst cheering crowd of enthusiastic supporters, the pioneer chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC ), Malam Nuhu Ribadu has today revalidated...

Adamawa APC records another mileage as late Modibbo’s structure collapses into party

Few weeks after it received high level defections including the collapse of ADC structure into its fold, Adamawa chapter of the All Progressives Congress...

Ibrahim Abdulaziz: We’ve lost a fine gentleman, a dogged fighter – Ribadu

The pioneer chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Malam Nuhu Ribadu has expressed deep shock over the sudden death of Ibrahim...

IPOB terrorists burn down police station in Ebonyi, injure policeman

Terrorists suspected to be members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) have attacked and burnt the left wing of Police Divisional Headquarters...

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Court vacates arrest warrant against Demsa LG chair

An Upper Area Court II sitting in Yola, has vacated an earlier bench warrant it issued for the arrest of the chairman of Demsa...

We’ll soon start commissioning projects for upgrade of FMC, Exec Sec PEF says

The Executive Secretary of Petroleum Equalisation Fund (PEF), Ahmed Bobbo has disclosed that some vital and strategic projects geared toward upgrading Federal Medical Center,...

Dr. Emmanuel N. Musa celebrates Valentine with orphans, less privileged, sick persons

In the spirit of love as espoused by Valentine Day, the Emnamu foundation has on Sunday reached out to orphans, people living with disability,...

Twin explosions rock PDP secretariat over councillorship primaries

Twin explosions have unsettled the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) secretariat in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. The explosion, which occurred at about 3pm Thursday during the...