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CULTURE

The Tribe In Nigeria Where Women Wear Leaves Instead Of Clothes Out Of Fear

In Adamawa State there is a particular tribe identified as the Koma tribe. They are part of the 7 districts of Ganye Local Government area. The people of Koma are in the Atlantika mountains and they also share a border with southern Cameroon. It was in the year 1961 that the Koma people were fully recognized and accepted as Nigerians.

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The Tribe In Nigeria Where Women Wear Leaves Instead Of Clothes Out Of Fear

ENTERTAINMENT

7 Things Saskay Revealed During Her Latest Interview Few Days After She Was Evicted

Cc:- Tsakute Jonah (@OfficialSaskay) • Instagram photos. 1. When she was asked about her full name and where she came from, she replied by saying, Tsakute Jonah and that she is from Adamawa State. 2. Saskay made it known that what she is going to miss most in Big Brother Naija TV show is Biggie's voice.

  3 days ago ago
7 Things Saskay Revealed During Her Latest Interview Few Days After She Was Evicted

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines: Tension As Petrol Tanker Catches Fire, Soldiers Killed As Gunmen Attack Prison

Properties worth millions of naira were destroyed in an early morning fire incident in Yola, Adamawa State. This is as a tanker, laden with fuel, exploded after it fell around the popular Maidoki roundabout, near PZ industrial Layout. Source: Punch Newspaper The fuel tanker with registration number YLA 23 XM, reportedly fell while negotiating the roundabout.

  15 days ago ago
Today's Headlines: Tension As Petrol Tanker Catches Fire, Soldiers Killed As Gunmen Attack Prison

POLITICS

How PDP Plan To Amend Its Constitution In The Absence Of Uche Secondus As Wike Heads Committee

A lot of activities are going on in the opposition People's Democratic Party, PDP as the party prepares for its October national convention that will take place less than 6 weeks from now. The organising committee headed by Governor Fintiri of Adamawa State and the zoning committee headed by Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State are working hard to ensure that the national convention of the PDP is successful.

  4 days ago ago
How PDP Plan To Amend Its Constitution In The Absence Of Uche Secondus As Wike Heads Committee

POLITICS

Why Bindow Jibrilla May Return To Defeat Fintiri In 2023 Adamawa Gov'ship Election

The race for the 2023 governorship election in Adamawa State has already begun as influential politicians in the Peoples Democratic Party and All Progressives Congress are working to win the State. Photo credit: Vanguard While the ruling party in the State, Peoples Democratic Party is working to strengthen its fold to be able to maintain its dominance in Adamawa State, the All Progressives is also working to return to power in the State after it lost the governorship seat to PDP in 2019 election.

  6 days ago ago
Why Bindow Jibrilla May Return To Defeat Fintiri In 2023 Adamawa Gov'ship Election

POLITICS

Meet The Beautiful Female Senators In Nigeria

In Nigeria, women's inclusion in politics is getting stronger by the day. Women now see the need to be actively engaged in elections, decision-making, and other aspects of governance. Although so many failed during elections, their zeal to hold high political positions in Nigeria has been on the increase.

  16 days ago ago
Meet The Beautiful Female Senators In Nigeria

JUSTICE

Protest: Dangote Sugar Refutes Staff Death Report At Numan

The management of Dangote Sugar Refinery has denied the rumoured death of staff during a protest at its Numan, Adamawa plant by some youths of its Gyawana host community. A statement from the management signed by the Managing Director, Mr Ravindra Singhvi and made available to Tribune Online in Lokoja, on Friday, said neither was there a protest by its staff nor was anyone shot dead as insinuated in an online report.

  5 days ago ago
Protest: Dangote Sugar Refutes Staff Death Report At Numan

POLITICS

Today's Headlines: PDP To Inaugurate Convention Committee; Twitter Ban To Be Lifted Soon-Lai Mohammed

(Photos Credit: Google) PDP to inaugurate convention committee Friday MEANWHILE, the National Working Committee of the PDP has slated Friday, September 17 for the inauguration of its national convention organizing committee. (Photos Credit: Vanguard) The 270-member committee is chaired by Adamawa State Governor, Ahmadu Fintiri while Governors Duoye (Bayelsa) and Seyi Makinde (Oyo) serve as deputy chairman and secretary respectively.

  12 days ago ago
Today's Headlines: PDP To Inaugurate Convention Committee; Twitter Ban To Be Lifted Soon-Lai Mohammed

SOCIETY

Why Everyone Supports War Against Illicit Drugs

NDLEA Chairman/CEO, Gen. Marwa (Retd) addressing the media after meeting with religious leaders in Yola, Adamawa State. With the NDLEA consistently posting good and impressive results over three months, partner agencies and governments around the world are extending robust handshakes and expressing willingness to cooperate more with Nigeria in the fight against illicit substances.

  17 days ago ago
Why Everyone Supports War Against Illicit Drugs

ENTERTAINMENT

Meet The Northern Model And Face Painter Who Is A Big Brother Naija Housemate

Big Brother Naija reality TV show is an entertainment show that brings people from different tribes together to showcase their talent. In this article, I will be discussing about an housemate who is a Northern model and face painter. Tsakute Jonah better known as Saskay hails from the Kamue tribe, Michika Local Government Adamawa State.

  16 days ago ago
Meet The Northern Model And Face Painter Who Is A Big Brother Naija Housemate

POLITICS

Rep Member revealed how much each Rep collects For Constituency Projects

The lawmaker representing Demsa/Numan/Lamurde Federal Constituency of Adamawa State in the House of Representatives, Kwamoti Laori, has made know to the public how much each Reps member gets to execute projects in their constituencies. Mr laori, who made this statement while addressing journalists in Yola at the weekend, regretted that due to poor budgetary implementation, the Reps hardly get more than N80m of the allocated N100m.

  16 days ago ago
Rep Member revealed how much each Rep collects For Constituency Projects

SOCIETY

Fire engulfs shops in Yola, destroys properties worth millions of naira

An early morning fire in Yola, Adamawa State, destroyed properties worth millions of naira This happened after a fuel-laden tanker exploded after colliding with the popular Maidoki roundabout near PZ industrial Layout. The fuel tanker registered YLA 23 XM, is said to have crashed while negotiating the roundabout.

  15 days ago ago
Fire engulfs shops in Yola, destroys properties worth millions of naira

MILITARY

11 Rocket Launchers Recovered As Troops Neutralize Bandits In Adamawa

Troops have recovered about 11 rocket launchers from bandits after raiding their camp in Maiha, a town and local government area in Adamawa State. It is understood that an unspecified number of the bandits were neutralized in the raid. This was made known by the Senior Special Assistant to the Maiha Council Chairman on Media and Publicity, Abdulganiyu Pakka.

  12 days ago ago
11 Rocket Launchers Recovered As Troops Neutralize Bandits In Adamawa

MILITARY

Soldiers neutralize bandits, recover 11 rocket launchers in Adamawa

Soldiers have neutralize an unidentified number of bandits in Maiha, Adamawa State's town and local government area. Maiha, which is located in the state's northern region, is one of seven local government districts that fell under the control of Boko Haram terrorists in 2014, and there are indications that bandits may be attempting to impose their operations on the area.

  12 days ago ago
Soldiers neutralize bandits, recover 11 rocket launchers in Adamawa

POLITICS

"Why PDP Handles Party Crisis Better Than Other Political Parties" - Governor Fintiri

Governor Ahmadu Fintiri, Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party Convention Council, has stated that the party has handled its internal political problem much better than the governing party and others. The Adamawa State Governor made this known after returning to Yola from the Party's national executive council meeting on Sunday, after his conformation as chairman of the convention council.

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POLITICS

Members of the House of Representatives get allocation of N100m to execute projects - Hon. Laori

House of Representatives member, representing Numan, Demsa and Lamurde Federal Constituency of Adamawa State, Hon. Kwamoti Laori, blamed poor budget implementation for the country’s poor economic growth. This was as he revealed that each member of the House of Representatives gets an allocation of N100m to execute projects in their constituencies.

  16 days ago ago
Members of the House of Representatives get allocation of N100m to execute projects - Hon. Laori

SOCIETY

Petrol Tanker Explodes In Yola, Properties Worth Over N35m Destroyed

Properties worth millions of naira were destroyed in an early morning fire incident in Yola, Adamawa State. This is as a tanker, laden with fuel, exploded after it fell around the popular Maidoki roundabout, near PZ industrial Layout. The fuel tanker with registration number YLA 23 XM, According to Sahara Reporters, the fuel compartment of the tanker, owned by Conoil, detached and fell while the driver was negotiating the roundabout.

  15 days ago ago
Petrol Tanker Explodes In Yola, Properties Worth Over N35m Destroyed

SOCIETY

Houses, Shops Burnt As Petrol Tanker Explodes In Yola

A fire disaster occurred in the early hours of today in Yola, Adamawa State, and properties worth millions of naira were razed by the inferno. The petrol tanker with registration number YLA 23 XM, was laden with fuel and it reluctantly exploded while negotiating Maidoki roundabout, near PZ Industrial Layout.

  15 days ago ago
Houses, Shops Burnt As Petrol Tanker Explodes In Yola

HEALTH

Adamawa Government to Understudy Oyo State Health Insurance Scheme

The Adamawa State Health Scheme is set to understudy the health insurance scheme of the Oyo State Health Insurance Agency (OYSHIA). The resolution, according to Adamawa State delegation, came after the success of Health insurance in Oyo State, particularly the creative and innovative ways it is being executed.

  18 days ago ago
Adamawa Government to Understudy Oyo State Health Insurance Scheme

EDUCATION

Vigilantes In Adamawa State Engaged to protect schools

The Adamawa State government has hired the services of local hunters and members of the vigilante groups to provide security to public schools in the state. The education commissioner, Mrs. Jackson gave a hint yesterday at an event to protect education against the abduction of students. The measure was sequel to the closing of 30 junior boarding schools to ensure the safety of students in the state.

  17 days ago ago
Vigilantes In Adamawa State Engaged to protect schools