Sunday, 4th June 2023

Adamawa State

23 May
Two inmates who escaped from the Kuje correctional centre in 2022 have been arrested by the Adamawa police command. Spokesperson of the Adamawa Police Command Suleiman Nguroje said the names of the two escapees are Atiku Ibrahim and Adamu Ibrahim. He said they were arrested by the police crack squad on May 19. In July…
2 May
Suspended Adamawa Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) Hudu Yunusa-Ari has said he does not regret announcing Aisha ‘Binani’ Dahiru winner of the supplementary governorship election in the state. “I didn’t ask Binani and Fintiri for a single penny. It is against my religion to collect money from someone to help him do anything and I swear…
26 Apr
The campaign director of Aisha ‘Binani’ Dahiru, governorship candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) Vrati Nzonzo has absolved suspended Adamawa REC Hudu Yunusa Ari of any wrong doing. Ari announced Binani winner of the supplementary polls in Adamawa while the collation of results were still going on. INEC suspended the collation and ordered Ari…
26 Apr
Despite the receipt of a letter from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) detailing alleged impropriety of the actions of Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) of Adamawa State, Hudu Yunusa Ari...
23 Apr
It was an unprecedented moment last Sunday when Senator Aisha Dahiru, popularly known as Binani, was declared the winner of the Adamawa State gubernatorial election by the Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC, Barrister Hudu Yunusa Ari.
21 Apr
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that it does not know the whereabouts of the suspended Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) of Adamawa State, Hudu Ari. INEC National Commissioner Festus Okoye disclosed this on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily on Friday. Ari stirred controversy when he announced APC’s Aisha Aisha ‘Binani’ Dahiru, as the winner…
20 Apr
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday debunked Aisha Dahiru Binani's allegations of partisanship in the just-concluded Adamawa governorship supplementary election. INEC's Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Hudu Yunusa-Ari, declared Binani of the All Progressives Congress the winner. However, after the declaration, rumours claimed that Binani gave INEC officials N2 billion to be announced as…
20 Apr
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), yesterday, presented Certificates of Return to the re-elected governor of Adamawa State, Ahmadu Fintiri, and his deputy, Prof. Kaletapwa Farauta.
19 Apr
The Adamawa State Governor, Ahmadu Fintiri and Deputy Governor-elect, Professor Kaletapwa Farauta, will be issued their certificates of return by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday. INEC on Tuesday declared incumbent governor, Fintiri as the winner of the highly controversial supplementary gubernatorial election in Adamawa State. As announced by the state Returning Officer,…
19 Apr
Adamawa’s Gov. Ahmadu Fintiri on Tuesday in Yola expressed appreciation of voters for their overwhelming support at Saturday’s supplementary governorship election which ended in his re-election. The governor, a candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) also commended INEC for conducting free, fair and credible elections. Fintiri scored 430,788 votes to defeat his closest opponent,…
19 Apr
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described the victory of Gov. Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri in the Adamawa State Governorship election as a momentous triumph for democracy and the expression of the Will of the people. The party in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Debo Ologunagba in Abuja on Tuesday also described Fintiri’s re-election…
18 Apr
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has called on the police to prosecute the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) for Adamawa state, Hudu Yunusa Ari. The INEC stated this following Tuesday's closed-door meeting of all its National Commissioners at its national headquarters in Abuja over the highly controversial supplementary governorship election conducted in Adamawa State over…


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