Tag: Adamawa State Governor

Businessman Yakubu Numan, sentenced to jail for calling Governor Fintiri a thief

A Yola Chief Magistrate Court II, presided over by Magistrate Japhet Basani, has sentenced a Numan-based businessman, Ali Yakubu Numan, to two-and-a-half-year jail term for calling Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri ‘Father of all thieves.’ Numan was sentenced on Wednesday to two-year jail term with option of N50,000 fine for using[Read More…]

Adamawa State Governor Says Nigerians Are Heavily “Indebted To President Buhari”

Gov.Jibrilla Bindow of Adamawa said in Gombe Sunday that Nigerians owed a lot to President Muhammadu Buhari for his swift action in addressing the security challenges posed by insurgents. Bindow, who was in Gombe to felicitate with the people of the state on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of[Read More…]

Ex-Adamawa Governor Fintiri Gets N500m Bail

Justice A. R. Mohammed of the Federal High Court Abuja, on Friday July 1, 2016 granted bail to a former acting governor of Adamawa State, Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri. He was charged June 30, 2016 by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. alongside his company, Mayim Construction and Properties Limited[Read More…]

Adamawa Governor Acknowledges That It Was Atiku’s N500million Gift That Made Him Abandon Nyako

The Adamawa State Governor, Muhammad Bindow, on Monday gave insight into why he dumped the former governor of the state, Murtala Nyako, and shifted loyalty to former Vice President Atiku Abubakar. Mr. Bidow, who reportedly rode on the political structure of Mr. Nyako to win the April governorship election, said[Read More…]

Murtala Nyako Declared Wanted

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has declared the ousted Governor of Adamawa State, Murtala Nyako, wanted. Investigations revealed that the leadership of the commission decided to declare Nyako wanted after he failed to honour the commission’s invitations after his removal from office. PUNCH Newspaper gathered that Nyako has evaded arrest[Read More…]

President Jonathan Is Destroying Nigeria – APC Cries Out

The National Leadership of Nigeria’s opposition, All Progressives Congress, APC Wednesday said President Jonathan’s obsession with his re-election is a clear and present danger to Nigeria’s democracy. The party said the President’s obsession with re-election is threatening the very existence of Nigeria. At a news conference in Abuja, the Leadership of the path[Read More…]

13 Adamawa Lawmakers Rescind Decision To Sack Adamawa State Governor, Murtala Nyako

Nigeria’s former Vice President Atiku Abubakar in Abuja at the weekend prevailed upon 13 Adamawa State Lawmakers to rescind their decision to sack governor Murtala Nyako and deputy James Ngilari. The 19 members of the Adamawa State House of Assembly had served the state governor and his deputy a two-week[Read More…]

Genocide Memo: Governor Murtala Nyako of Adamawa Grilled For 4 Hours By Police

Nigeria’s Vanguard reports that detectives from force headquarters, yesterday, grilled Governor Murtala Nyako of Adamawa State for four hours at Government House, Yola, over a recent memo he sent to the Northern Governors Forum, NGF, alleging genocide in the North by President Goodluck Jonathan. The team of investigators, drawn from[Read More…]