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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

Late Gambo Jimeta exemplified best of law enforcement in Nigeria – Fintiri

Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri of Adamawa State has expressed deep shock and sadness over the demise of former police boss late Gambo Jimeta. The former...

Late IGP Gambo Jimeta to be buried today

The late former Inspector General of police, Alhaji Gambo Jimeta will be buried today after Friday prayers. The late IG died yesterday at 84 after...

Gunmen abduct Adamawa monarch hours after new CP assumes duty

~We'll give cash to anyone with information that leads to arrest of culprits - police The newly posted commissioner of police in Adamawa State, Aliyu...

New Adamawa CP assumes duty, vows to crush insecurity

The newly posted Commissioner of Police (CP) in Adamawa State, Aliyu Adamu Alhaji has today assumed duty with a pledge to crush crime and...

Adamawa NUJ awards vendor, mechanic others, unveils 2021 calendar

The Adamawa State Chapter of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has Unveiled its 2021 calendar. The union, in a delayed 2020 end-of-year dinner during the...

COVID-19 kills 26 from December to date in Adamawa – Commissioner of health

Adamawa State commissioner of health, Professor Abdullahi Isa has disclosed that no fewer than 26 persons have died since the incursion of the second...

Sports

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...

Galatasaray keen to sign Ahmed Musa

Galatasaray gaffer, Fatih Terim has tasked the club chieftains to accelerate the signing of Super Eagles’ captain, Ahmed Musa. Fanatik reported on Wednesday that Galatasaray...

Lifestyle

‘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.

UAE relaxes Islamic laws on alcohol consumption, fornication

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has relaxed certain Islamic laws criminalising alcohol consumption and fornication. The announcement was made on the state-run WAM news agency...

WORLD

National

Late Gambo Jimeta exemplified best of law enforcement in Nigeria – Fintiri

Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri of Adamawa State has expressed deep shock and sadness over the demise of former police boss late Gambo Jimeta. The former...

COVID-19: Ebonyi takes tough measures, bans night clubs, drinking joints, others

The Ebonyi State government has announced a ban on drinking joints and night clubs, among others, to control the spread of the second wave...

Yoruba makes case for south west presidency at Summit

Stakeholders in the South-West geopolitical zone, yesterday, insisted that the region must produce the next president of the country even as they pushed for...

Nigeria records 1,964 fresh COVID-19 infections, highest in one day

Nigeria has on Thursday recorded 1,964 fresh COVID-19 infections, the highest in single day since the incursion of the deadly disease into the country...

Politics

Yoruba makes case for south west presidency at Summit

Stakeholders in the South-West geopolitical zone, yesterday, insisted that the region must produce the next president of the country even as they pushed for...

New Adamawa CP assumes duty, vows to crush insecurity

The newly posted Commissioner of Police (CP) in Adamawa State, Aliyu Adamu Alhaji has today assumed duty with a pledge to crush crime and...

Bauchi 2023: Over 9,000 members of 3 political parties join APC for Farouk

No fewer than 9,126 members of three political parties in Shira local government of Bauchi State, including New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), the Peoples...

10,000 youths begin match for Gov Bala’s presidency as conveners storm South-East

As part of efforts to consolidate its resolve to prevail on Bala Mohammed, the Executive Governor of Bauchi State to contest for Presidency come...

Education

NECO releases 2020 SSCE results

The National Examinations Council (NECO) has today released the 2020 Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) results. This was disclosed by the Registrar, Professor Godswill Obioma...

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...

FG mulls shifting Jan 18 school resumption date over COVID-19 spike

The federal government is considering shifting the January 18th resumption date for schools over rising COVID cases. In December, the presidential task force on COVID-19...

Nigeria has 277, 537 deficit of basic level teachers — UBEC

Nigeria has deficit of no fewer than 277,537 teachers at basic level, the Executive Secretary, Universal Basic Education Commission, Dr Hamid Bobboyi disclosed. He said...

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Late Gambo Jimeta exemplified best of law enforcement in Nigeria – Fintiri

Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri of Adamawa State has expressed deep shock and sadness over the demise of former police boss late Gambo Jimeta. The former...

COVID-19: Ebonyi takes tough measures, bans night clubs, drinking joints, others

The Ebonyi State government has announced a ban on drinking joints and night clubs, among others, to control the spread of the second wave...

Yoruba makes case for south west presidency at Summit

Stakeholders in the South-West geopolitical zone, yesterday, insisted that the region must produce the next president of the country even as they pushed for...

I’ve never given vehicles to bandits, furious Zamfara Gov., Matawalle replies critics

Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawalle was furious on Thursday while addressing allegations that he donated vehicles to bandits. He spoke at an interaction with traditional...

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...

Nigeria records 1,964 fresh COVID-19 infections, highest in one day

Nigeria has on Thursday recorded 1,964 fresh COVID-19 infections, the highest in single day since the incursion of the deadly disease into the country...

Late IGP Gambo Jimeta to be buried today

The late former Inspector General of police, Alhaji Gambo Jimeta will be buried today after Friday prayers. The late IG died yesterday at 84 after...

CBN to crash high prize of maize, moves to flood markets with commodity

In a bid to crash the price of maize currently pegged at N155,000 per metric tonne, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) is set...

Anxiety greets Akeredolu’s expulsion of herdsmen from Ondo State

Tension has gripped Ondo State following Governor Rotimi Akeredolu expulsion of herdsmen from the state. The governor, yesterday directed all herdsmen to vacate Ondo forests...

FG may impose another lockdown over COVID-19 spike – SGF

Nigeria may impose another round of lockdown to contain the current spike of the novel coronavirus as the second wave pummels the nation. Secretary to...

Gunmen abduct Adamawa monarch hours after new CP assumes duty

~We'll give cash to anyone with information that leads to arrest of culprits - police The newly posted commissioner of police in Adamawa State, Aliyu...

Sen Yaroe distributes empowerment package to 150 constituents again

Few weeks after he distributed empowerment package to 150 beneficiaries, the senator representing Adamawa South senatorial zone, Binos Dauda Yaroe, has again empowered no...

New Adamawa CP assumes duty, vows to crush insecurity

The newly posted Commissioner of Police (CP) in Adamawa State, Aliyu Adamu Alhaji has today assumed duty with a pledge to crush crime and...

Bauchi 2023: Over 9,000 members of 3 political parties join APC for Farouk

No fewer than 9,126 members of three political parties in Shira local government of Bauchi State, including New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), the Peoples...

Biden to reverse Trump’s gravest damages in first 10 days in office

In his first days as president, Joe Biden plans to take executive action to roll back the “gravest damages” of Donald Trump‘s administration, the...

Bandits abduct 17 in Niger State

No fewer than 17 persons were said to have been kidnapped by armed bandits in three communities of Bassa/Kukoki wards in Shiroro local government...

The next president of Nigeria

By John Paul Events recently unfolding in one of the world’s oldest and unarguably, most stable democratic nations drive home the fundamental leadership roles in...

51-yr-old Kenyan pastor to serve 140-yr jail term for impregnating 2 daughters

A court in Kenya, has sentenced 51-year-old Pastor, John Gichira to 140 years in prison for incest and impregnating his 14 and 16 year...

Four policemen, several bandits die in fierce battle along Birnin Gwari highway

Four policemen as well as several bandits have died during a fierce encounter between the two groups along the dreade Birnin Gwari - Funtua...

Adamawa NUJ awards vendor, mechanic others, unveils 2021 calendar

The Adamawa State Chapter of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has Unveiled its 2021 calendar. The union, in a delayed 2020 end-of-year dinner during the...

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Late Gambo Jimeta exemplified best of law enforcement in Nigeria – Fintiri

Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri of Adamawa State has expressed deep shock and sadness over the demise of former police boss late Gambo Jimeta. The former...

COVID-19: Ebonyi takes tough measures, bans night clubs, drinking joints, others

The Ebonyi State government has announced a ban on drinking joints and night clubs, among others, to control the spread of the second wave...

Yoruba makes case for south west presidency at Summit

Stakeholders in the South-West geopolitical zone, yesterday, insisted that the region must produce the next president of the country even as they pushed for...

I’ve never given vehicles to bandits, furious Zamfara Gov., Matawalle replies critics

Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawalle was furious on Thursday while addressing allegations that he donated vehicles to bandits. He spoke at an interaction with traditional...