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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.

Gombi residents pour encomiums on EU, UNICEF for rejuvenating healthcare delivery

An outpour of encomiums and positive approbation has trailed the intervention of the European Union (EU) and UNICEF in Gombi Local Government as both healthcare workers and patients said such intervention provided the plank upon which provision of quality healthcare for the teeming populace rests.

You create poverty by denying Nigerians good education – Atiku accuses FG

Former vice president Atiku Abubakar has accused the federal government of making Nigeria the poverty capital of the world by its failure to educate its citizens.

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Searchlight on Adamawa Local Governments

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

Adamawa Violence: How councillor was killed in Lunguda/Waja communal clash

The two ethnic nationalities have been embroiled in a protracted dispute involving farmlands spanning decades.

Contest for late Hama Bachama’s successor begins today

The traditional ruler died last Sunday at the age of 66 after spending eight years on the throne.

Titanic war looms as ‘new defections’ open old wounds between Fintiri and Nyako

The PDP, led by governor Fintiri and the African Democratic Party (ADC), led by Abdulaziz Nyako, have enjoyed convivial relationship immediately the Fintiri led administration was birthed in 2019, after it defeated the then ruling party, the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Alleged Forgery: How Sen Abbo assaults, detains me – Abasiriyu petitions IGP

An embattled personal assistant to Sen. Cliff Ishaku Abbo, Zaman Abasiriyu has accused the senator of inhuman treatment, assault, unlawful detention and threat to his life.

Police confirm death of suspected Shila boy burnt by mob in Yola

Adamawa State police command has confirmed the death of a suspected Shila gang member who was lynched and set ablaze by angry mob in Jambutu suburb of the state capital.

Opinion

Nigerian economy: FG living in denial – Prof Utomi

He said the problem has been worsened by the COVID-19 pandemic, noting that the Federal Government still continues to live in denial.

Obasanjo raises alarm over economy, insecurity; says Nigeria’s collapse imminent

Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, Friday declared that Nigeria may disintegrate if not restructured, and called on President Mohammadu Buhari to urgently restructure the country to save it from imminent collapse.

‘The Paradox of Nepotism’ by Comr Kukuya Godwin Kala’a

Discrimination is a terrible fate better imagined than experienced. A sip from the cup of injustice mutilates the heart and eternally colors the lens with which we view the world.

[OPINION] Between SGF And Ministry Of Power

What is the problem of the Secretary to the Federal Government (SGF) with the affairs of the Ministry of Power?

Agriculture

Adamawa

Searchlight on Adamawa Local Governments

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

Adamawa Violence: How councillor was killed in Lunguda/Waja communal clash

The two ethnic nationalities have been embroiled in a protracted dispute involving farmlands spanning decades.

To get things right, you must change your thinking – Sen Abbo warns Fintiri

The senator representing Adamawa north, Ishaku Elisha Abbo has counselled governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri to rethink his strategies and policies adding that the current path taken by the governor will only lead the state to destruction.

Ex-Adamawa speaker refutes rumoured defection to PDP

The immediate past speaker of Adamawa state house of assembly, Hon. Kabiru Mijinyawa has refuted planned defection rumours to the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in Adamawa State.

Adamawa correspondents’ chapel gets new leadership

Nigeria Union of Journalists(NUJ) Adamawa State chapter has inaugurated new Executive Council for the Correspondents' Chapel in Yola.

Breaking: Adamawa state suspends schools’ resumption date indefinitely

Adamawa State government has suspended resumption of classes for students in primary six, as well as Junior Secondary Schools and Senior Secondary Schools Students' that will be writing their final exams indefinitely.

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Sports

UFC 251: Nigeria’s nightmare Kamaru Usman defeats Jorge Masvidal

Nigerian born pugilist, Kamaru Usman has retained his UFC welterweight championship following a unanimous point decision win over Jorge Masvidal.

Ronaldo’s penalty kicks salvage draw for Juventus against Atalanta

Cristiano Ronaldo converted two penalty kicks, both awarded for handballs, with the second in the last minute on Saturday, as Serie A leaders Juventus twice hit back to draw 2-2 with Atalanta.

English Premier League, suspended until April 4 over coronavirus

All English Premier League (EPL) matches have been suspended till April 4, to curb the spread of coronavirus.

Adamawa United vs Warri Wolves abandoned as fans attack officials

The Match Day 23 fixture between Adamawa United Football Club of Yola and Warri Wolves in the 2019/2020 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) was abandoned on Sunday.

Just In: Nigeria’s Adesanya beats Romero, defends UFC middleweight title

Nigeria’s Israel Adesanya successfully fended off Yoel Romero’s bid for his middleweight title with a unanimous-decision win in the main event of UFC 248 from Las Vegas in the early hours of today.

NPFL: I play like Ibrahimovic, score like Haland – Emeka Chinonso

Nigeria’s striker, Emeka Chinonso has revealed that his pattern of play is similar to the way Swedish superstar, Zlatan Ibrahimovic plays while he scores like Norwegian and Dortmund sensation, Erling Braut Håland.

Lifestyle

23-yr-old wife in police net for cutting off husband’s penis in Taraba

The sleepy village of Tells in Gassol local government of Taraba State was today engulfed in deep shock as a 32-year-old house wife, Halima Umar cutt-off her husband’s manhood.

FCT minister vows to prosecute Naira Marley, others for violating COVID-19 protocols

Days after it arraigned organizers of a Naira Marley Concert in Abuja before a Mobile Court, the Federal Capital Territory FCT minister, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello has again vowed to prosecute the musician and all those involved in violating the Covid-19 guidelines.

Nigeria’s popular cross-dresser, Bobrisky arrested over alleged N30m fraud

Police detectives from Abuja, on Thursday, arrested cross-dresser, Idris Okuneye, popularly known as Bobrisky, over an alleged N30m fraud.

WORLD

National

Dasuki denies ever campaigning for Buhari as Nigeria’s NSA

Sambo Dasuki, former national security adviser (NSA), has repudiated reports insinuating that he campaingned for President Muhammadu Buhari in 2015.

Leader of Borno hunters feared kidnapped by Boko Haram

Local sources revealed that Baba Maigiwa may have been held hostage by a Boko Haram factional leader, Modu Sulum, in what was described as a failed negotiation deal.

Magu failed to account for 332 recovered property worth billions

The report also noted massive wastage and deterioration of physical assets, including landed property, cars and vessels recovered by the EFCC, due to poor management.

356 soldiers apply to leave NA over loss of interest

No fewer than 356 soldiers in the North-East and other theatres of operation have applied to the Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Tukur Buratai, for voluntary retirement, citing “loss of interest” as their reason for disengagement.

Politics

Dasuki denies ever campaigning for Buhari as Nigeria’s NSA

Sambo Dasuki, former national security adviser (NSA), has repudiated reports insinuating that he campaingned for President Muhammadu Buhari in 2015.

To get things right, you must change your thinking – Sen Abbo warns Fintiri

The senator representing Adamawa north, Ishaku Elisha Abbo has counselled governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri to rethink his strategies and policies adding that the current path taken by the governor will only lead the state to destruction.

Ex-Adamawa speaker refutes rumoured defection to PDP

The immediate past speaker of Adamawa state house of assembly, Hon. Kabiru Mijinyawa has refuted planned defection rumours to the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in Adamawa State.

Secondus accuses APC govt of overburdening Nigerians with taxes

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus said President Muhammadu Buhari and his ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) are overburdening Nigerians with taxes and tariffs.

Education

Nigeria’s first grammar school is 112 years old

Often called the first grammar school in Nigeria, Abeokuta's 112 year old Grammar School is a secondary school in the capital city of Ogun State, Nigeria.

Breaking: Adamawa state suspends schools’ resumption date indefinitely

Adamawa State government has suspended resumption of classes for students in primary six, as well as Junior Secondary Schools and Senior Secondary Schools Students' that will be writing their final exams indefinitely.

COVID-19: 10,000 pupils to get radio sets from Lagos for homeschooling

Folasade Adefisayo, the commissioner for education in Lagos state, says the state is giving out 10,000 radio sets to pupils in underserved communities to continue their schooling.

Only qualified teachers will teach in Borno, gov Zulum vows

Gov. Babagana Zulum of Borno says only qualified primary and secondary school teachers will henceforth be allowed to teach in the state.

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Dasuki denies ever campaigning for Buhari as Nigeria’s NSA

Sambo Dasuki, former national security adviser (NSA), has repudiated reports insinuating that he campaingned for President Muhammadu Buhari in 2015.

Leader of Borno hunters feared kidnapped by Boko Haram

Local sources revealed that Baba Maigiwa may have been held hostage by a Boko Haram factional leader, Modu Sulum, in what was described as a failed negotiation deal.

Magu failed to account for 332 recovered property worth billions

The report also noted massive wastage and deterioration of physical assets, including landed property, cars and vessels recovered by the EFCC, due to poor management.

Adamawa Violence: How councillor was killed in Lunguda/Waja communal clash

The two ethnic nationalities have been embroiled in a protracted dispute involving farmlands spanning decades.

To get things right, you must change your thinking – Sen Abbo warns Fintiri

The senator representing Adamawa north, Ishaku Elisha Abbo has counselled governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri to rethink his strategies and policies adding that the current path taken by the governor will only lead the state to destruction.

COVID-19: Trump wears face mask for the first time in public

US President, Donald Trump, has worn a mask in public for the first time since the start of the coronavirus pandemic.

356 soldiers apply to leave NA over loss of interest

No fewer than 356 soldiers in the North-East and other theatres of operation have applied to the Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Tukur Buratai, for voluntary retirement, citing “loss of interest” as their reason for disengagement.

Nigeria’s first grammar school is 112 years old

Often called the first grammar school in Nigeria, Abeokuta's 112 year old Grammar School is a secondary school in the capital city of Ogun State, Nigeria.

Ex-Adamawa speaker refutes rumoured defection to PDP

The immediate past speaker of Adamawa state house of assembly, Hon. Kabiru Mijinyawa has refuted planned defection rumours to the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in Adamawa State.

UFC 251: Nigeria’s nightmare Kamaru Usman defeats Jorge Masvidal

Nigerian born pugilist, Kamaru Usman has retained his UFC welterweight championship following a unanimous point decision win over Jorge Masvidal.

Ronaldo’s penalty kicks salvage draw for Juventus against Atalanta

Cristiano Ronaldo converted two penalty kicks, both awarded for handballs, with the second in the last minute on Saturday, as Serie A leaders Juventus twice hit back to draw 2-2 with Atalanta.

Presidency explains Magu’s suspension

The presidency has yesterday explained why it suspended the embattled ag. Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu.

Boko Haram releases new video, confirms link with terror groups in Niger

The Shekau’s faction of Boko Haram, Jama’atu Ahlussunnah Lidda’awati Wal Jihad, has released a new video and confirmed its link with the armed groups in Niger State that also operate in the Northwest, Humangle reports.

Police begin recruitment of constables

The Nigeria Police Force has commenced the process of recruiting qualified Nigerians for the constable cadre.

How Magu used ‘Pastor’ to launder re-looted funds abroad – Report

A report by the Presidential Probe Panel has revealed details of how the suspended acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, allegedly used a cleric to launder funds abroad.

Adamawa correspondents’ chapel gets new leadership

Nigeria Union of Journalists(NUJ) Adamawa State chapter has inaugurated new Executive Council for the Correspondents' Chapel in Yola.

Asymptomatic, presymptomatic patients transmit most COVID-19 infections – Study

Silent transmission could account for more than half of the COVID-19 cases diagnosed globally, according to a study by researchers in the US and Canada.

NEMA alerts Nigerians over impending flood in 102 LGs across 28 states

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says there will be flood in 102 local government areas in 28 states across the country.

Female NNPC staff nabbed for torturing, sexually abusing house help

A staff of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) in Kaduna, Mrs Yemi Awolola has been arrested for allegedly torturing and sexually abusing her 14-year-old house help.

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Searchlight on Adamawa Local Governments

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

Dasuki denies ever campaigning for Buhari as Nigeria’s NSA

Sambo Dasuki, former national security adviser (NSA), has repudiated reports insinuating that he campaingned for President Muhammadu Buhari in 2015.

Leader of Borno hunters feared kidnapped by Boko Haram

Local sources revealed that Baba Maigiwa may have been held hostage by a Boko Haram factional leader, Modu Sulum, in what was described as a failed negotiation deal.

Magu failed to account for 332 recovered property worth billions

The report also noted massive wastage and deterioration of physical assets, including landed property, cars and vessels recovered by the EFCC, due to poor management.