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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

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.

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).

Opinion

[OPINION] Aminu Ibrahim Malle: Re-echoing the people’s mandate

By Naseeru Taneemu Annuree John C. Maxwell, one of America's most celebrated writers and author of 'The 21 Indispensable Qualities of a Leader,' said, all...

Let journalism thrive, by M. S Shelleng

Distortion and misinterpretation of facts have pervaded journalism practice to the extent that the public don't believe in the journalist anymore. As a result,...

The urgent need to convene Adamawa economic summit

By M.A Abubakar With deep sense of humility, I write to draw the attention of Adamawa State Government, political actors and critical stakeholders on the...

Enter Wike – Obaseki’s new godfather, by Fredrick Nwabufo

The Edo governorship election has taken its place in the past of gritty and rousing contests. But the lessons from the election will remain...

Agriculture

Adamawa

33 health workers infected, one killed by COVID-19 in Adamawa – NMA chair

A total of 33 health workers in Adamawa State have been infected by coronavirus from the time of outbreak of the virus in the...

Ribadu condoles with Adamawa APC over death of state treasurer

The pioneer chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Malam Nuhu Ribadu has expressed deep sympathy to the state chapter of the...

Irate tanker drivers shutdown Yola/ Jalingo highway over police brutality

Angry tanker drivers have shutdown Yola/Jalingo highway in the morning hours of Sunday to protest police brutality against a tanker driver, near Mayo Belwa...

Adamawa APC loses treasurer

The treasurer of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adamawa state chapter, Alhaji Adamu Mohammed is dead. Announcing the sad event, the state organising secretary of...

Adamawa speaker’s convoy fires gun shots at #EndSARS protesters in Yola

Security personnel attached to the Speaker of the Adamawa State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Aminu Iya Abass, on Friday, fired at the vehicle...

ASUP Fed poly Mubi to begin indefinite strike, Monday

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP), Federal Polytechnic Mubi has concluded arrangement to embark on total and indefinite strike beginning from Monday October...

Sports

We will scale up our performance in Tuesday’s friendly – Rohr assures Nigerians

Super Eagles manager, Rohr has promised to present a better team than the one that lost to Algeria on Friday when Nigeria takes on...

Entire Super Eagles team to undergo another COVID-19 test

The Nigeria national team will be tested for the coronavirus today for the second time in a week ahead of their international friendly with...

Former Adamawa acting governor, James Barka, moves to PDP

Former acting governor of Adamawa State, Mr. James Barka has left the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in...

European Golden Shoe: Lazio striker, Immobile beats Messi, Ronaldo

Lazio striker, Ciro Immobile, has won the European Golden Shoe award for this season.

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.

Lifestyle

Fani-Kayode denies moves to marry fifth wife

Femi Fani-Kayode has reacted to rumours making the rounds that he’s about to get married for the fifth time to Halima Yusuf. Fani-Kayode said Yusuf...

I’ll pay damages to be removed from ‘Fatal Arrogance’ – Kannywood actor

Kannywood star, Yakubu Mohammed says he is ready to pay damages to have scenes he appeared in deleted from the movie 'Fatal Arrogance'. He told...

334 Fulani leaders in Adamawa unveil new socio-cultural union to address insecurity, other challenges

Disturbed by decay of values associated with Fulani youths leading to drug abuse, and involvement in violent crimes, the 334 local Fulani leaders also...

WORLD

National

Senate passes PIB for second reading, adjourns plenary to Nov 24

The Senate Tuesday passed for second reading, the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) 2020 after exhaustive debates by senators across party divides. The upper legislative chamber...

Lekki killings: You can’t go scot free, Fani-Kayode tells Buhari, Tinubu, Sanwo-Olu

Femi Fani-Kayode has vowed that Nigerian leaders who allowed the shedding of the blood of protesters in Lekki, Lagos State on Tuesday will never...

#EndSARS: Dozens killed as violence spreads

Dozens of people were on Tuesday killed in Lagos, FCT, Kano, Oyo, Ogun and Plateau states, while many others sustained injuries following altercations in...

Hillary Clinton cautions Buhari over killing of protesters

Hillary Clinton, former US secretary of state, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to stop the killing of #EndSARS protesters. Soldiers had invaded the Lekki toll...

Politics

Bauchi conducts first LG polls in 12 years

Registered voters in Bauchi State on Saturday had the opportunity of exercising their franchise to elect their representatives at the Local Government level 12...

Alleged extension of tenure: APC group gives Buni 2 weeks to form convention committee

Some members of the All Progressive Congress (APC) have issued a 14-day ultimatum to the party’s caretaker committee, led by Mai Mala Buni, to...

OFFICIAL: INEC declares Akeredolu winner of Ondo guber election

Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo winner of the state's governorship election held on Saturday. Mr Akeredolu, the incumbent...

Anxiety grips Adamawa PDP as faction suspends state chairman, A.T Shehu

A faction of the ruling PDP in Adamawa State also known as the reformed People's Democratic Party (r-PDP) has today suspended the party chairman,...

Education

Fed Poly Mubi grounded as ASUP commences indefinite strike Monday

Activities at the federal Polytechnic Mubi, Adamawa State have come to a complete halt as Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) of the institution...

ASUP Fed poly Mubi to begin indefinite strike, Monday

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP), Federal Polytechnic Mubi has concluded arrangement to embark on total and indefinite strike beginning from Monday October...

181 students, staff of Lagos school test positive for COVID-19

A total of 181 out of 441 students and staff members of an undisclosed private boarding school located in a suburb of Lekki have...

FG agrees to pay N30bn earned allowance to ASUU

The Federal Government of Nigeria, on Thursday, agreed to release N30bn earned academic allowance to the university lecturers. It was gathered that the money would...

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Senate passes PIB for second reading, adjourns plenary to Nov 24

The Senate Tuesday passed for second reading, the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) 2020 after exhaustive debates by senators across party divides. The upper legislative chamber...

Lekki killings: You can’t go scot free, Fani-Kayode tells Buhari, Tinubu, Sanwo-Olu

Femi Fani-Kayode has vowed that Nigerian leaders who allowed the shedding of the blood of protesters in Lekki, Lagos State on Tuesday will never...

33 health workers infected, one killed by COVID-19 in Adamawa – NMA chair

A total of 33 health workers in Adamawa State have been infected by coronavirus from the time of outbreak of the virus in the...

#EndSARS: Dozens killed as violence spreads

Dozens of people were on Tuesday killed in Lagos, FCT, Kano, Oyo, Ogun and Plateau states, while many others sustained injuries following altercations in...

Hillary Clinton cautions Buhari over killing of protesters

Hillary Clinton, former US secretary of state, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to stop the killing of #EndSARS protesters. Soldiers had invaded the Lekki toll...

#EndSARS: Buhari meets with Defense Minister, CDS

President Muhammadu Buhari has just ended a closed-door meeting with the Minister of Defense, Major General Bashir Magashi, and the Chief of Defense Staff,...

FG will remove expiry date from nat’l ID card – Pantami

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Pantami, has disclosed that the federal government is working towards removing the expiry date feature...

Nigeria’s life expectancy stymied by food insecurity, poor infrastructure — Experts

Amid statistics by the United Nation’s Population Fund (UNFPA) showing that Nigeria has the 3rd lowest life expectancy rate in the world (55) years...

Court gives Ndume three weeks ultimatum to produce Maina

A Federal High Court in Abuja has given Senator Ali Ndume 21 days to produce the former chairman of the defunct Pension Reform Task...

Attack on Abuja #EndSARS protesters left 2 dead, vehicles set ablaze

At least two persons were feared killed as mayhem broke out at the Apo Mechanic Village in Abuja when suspected hoodlums hijacked the #EndSARS...

Tinubu urges #EndSARS protesters to give Buhari time to implement demands

National leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Ahmed Tinubu yesterday implored #ENDSARS protesters to halt their protests and give President Muhammadu Buhari...

Buhari considers more incentives for Nigerians as #EndSARS protests soar

Amid nationwide protests demanding the reform of the police among others, the Presidency may have embarked on new measures to save the day and...

NLC disagrees with FG’s move to concession airports

The Nigeria Labour Congress has written a letter to President Muhammadu Buhari disagreeing with the planned concession of four of the nation’s most viable...

Fed Poly Mubi grounded as ASUP commences indefinite strike Monday

Activities at the federal Polytechnic Mubi, Adamawa State have come to a complete halt as Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) of the institution...

[OPINION] Aminu Ibrahim Malle: Re-echoing the people’s mandate

By Naseeru Taneemu Annuree John C. Maxwell, one of America's most celebrated writers and author of 'The 21 Indispensable Qualities of a Leader,' said, all...

FG, development partners to vaccinate 7m Nigerians against yellow fever

The Federal government, with support of the World Health Organization, the Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Vaccine Alliance, has resumed...

Hired political thugs not #EndSARS protesters attacked me – Gov Oyetola

Osun State governor, Mr Adegboyega Oyetola has disclosed that he was attacked by hired political thugs not #EndSARS protesters on Saturday. Addressing the people of...

#EndSARS protests caused by hunger, Governors say

Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum and Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, said on Sunday that he and his colleagues are worried about the...

Defence minister warns protesters against ‘breaching nat’l security

While the federal government is trying to placate protesters from continuing their protests for police reforms, a minister has warned the protesters against ‘breaching...

Only officers with unblemished record will make SWAT, IGP says

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu on Sunday confirmed that the new Police Tactical Team (SWAT) would commence training on Monday. Force spokesman Frank Mba,...

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Senate passes PIB for second reading, adjourns plenary to Nov 24

The Senate Tuesday passed for second reading, the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) 2020 after exhaustive debates by senators across party divides. The upper legislative chamber...

Lekki killings: You can’t go scot free, Fani-Kayode tells Buhari, Tinubu, Sanwo-Olu

Femi Fani-Kayode has vowed that Nigerian leaders who allowed the shedding of the blood of protesters in Lekki, Lagos State on Tuesday will never...

33 health workers infected, one killed by COVID-19 in Adamawa – NMA chair

A total of 33 health workers in Adamawa State have been infected by coronavirus from the time of outbreak of the virus in the...

#EndSARS: Dozens killed as violence spreads

Dozens of people were on Tuesday killed in Lagos, FCT, Kano, Oyo, Ogun and Plateau states, while many others sustained injuries following altercations in...