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Temlong joins Plateau gov race, promises security

By Marie Nanlong Jos—A former  Commander, 23 Armoured Brigade, Yola, Adamawa State, General Jon Temlong (retd), has lamented what he described as Governor Simon Lalong’s inability to articulate an effective response to the security situation in the state. EFCC locates Ex-Gov Jang’s hidden houses in Kaduna Temlong, a governorship candidate …

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Jonathan, Obasanjo in Yola as Atiku becomes new Wazirin Adamawa

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has been formally turbaned as the seventh Waziri of Adamawa Emirate. The position of Waziri makes the former vice-president next to the Lamido of Adamawa, Muhammadu Barkindo, in the hierarchy in the emirate. Speaking at the occasion, Barkindo said Atiku was …

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I’m certified, competent to govern Adamawa state- Fintiri

PDP gubernatorial candidate, Hon. Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, says unlike the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate that is currently embroiled in alleged certificate scandal, that he has verifiable certificates and eminently qualified to contest for governorship. Speaking barely three days following the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) release of names and …

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Tahir, Ex-Adamawa Deputy Governor, Dumps Atiku For Buhari

Muhammadu Chubado Tahir, former Adamawa State Deputy Governor, has dumped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to lend support to President Muhamadu Buhari’s re-election bid. On Tuesday, he accompanied Governor Jibrilla Bindow to commission Buhari’s North-East campaign office in Yola, the Adamawa State capital. Before his defection, Tahir, who was Deputy …

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Adamawa APC, SDP chieftains adopt Fintri as unity guber candidate

Chieftains of both the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Social Democratic Party (SDP) in Adamawa State have declared the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in the state, Alhaji Ahmadu Umaru Fintri, as unity candidate. Spokesman of the group, Alhaji Abubakar Mubi Seriki, told journalists yesterday in Yola after eight …

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AIDS Day: 65,000 Infected In Adamawa

A total of 65,000 people are living with HIV/AIDS in Adamawa State. About 35,000 of them are on treatment, while 20,000 had approached health care centres, but failed to avail themselves for treatment. The executive secretary of the Adamawa State Agency for HIV/AIDS Control (ADSACA), Dr Stephen John, revealed the …

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