Lamido said … The valleys of the Mount Cameroon, Mandara Mountains[5] and Adamawa Plateau form part of the landscape. In a condolence message by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, in Abuja on Tuesday, the president condoled with the Lamido of Adamawa, Muhammadu Barkindo Aliyu Musdafa … It is one of the thirty-six states that constitute the Federal Republic of Nigeria. The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP presidential candidate in 2019 election also sent his condolences to the Lamido of Adamawa HRH Muhammadu Barkindo Aliyu Musdafa and the Musdafa royal family. Atiku congratulates Lamido of Adamawa on 10th anniversary. Mubi is the worst affected place in Adamawa State, suffering major attacks in 2012, 2014, 2017 and 2018. This film, that led the BBC's 1995 Africa season, was the first attempt to reconstruct in film the troubled history of the Biafra conflict. Hajiya Musdafa died on Monday and the former Vice-President described as a kind and compassionate woman. After the European colonization (first by Germany and then by Britain), the rulers remained as emirs and the line of succession has continued to the present day. The Lamido of Adamawa, Alhaji Muhammad Barkindo said on Sunday that people with clear conscience had no cause to be apprehensive over the anti-graft crusade of President Muhammadu Buhari. The delegation of seven persons was led by the Senate Leader, Senator Aliyu Ndume, in company of Senator Binta Garba and Senator Abdulazeez Nyako from Adamawa State among four others. Hajiya Musdafa was kind and compassionate. Its eastern border forms the national eastern border with Cameroon.[4]. The name "Adamawa" came from the founder of the kingdom, Modibo Adama, a regional leader of the Fulani Jihad organized by Usman dan Fodio of Sokoto in 1804. Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has congratulated the Lamido of Adamawa, Muhammadu Barkindo, on the occasion of his 10th anniversary Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has congratulated the Lamido of Adamawa, Alhaji Muhammadu Barkindo, on the occasion of his 10th anniversary on the throne. Speaking at the National Conference yesterday, Lamido said provided they would forfeit their land in the Federal… The Lamido of Adamawa, His Royal Highness Muhammadu Barkindo Aliyu Musdafa is, and remains, a fountain of inspiration not only to his people but also to other leaders of the country. The Lamido of Adamawa, HRH Dr Mustapha Aliyu Barkindo during a campaign visit of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at his palace in Yola said President Muhammadu Buhari needs more time to finish the good work he has started in the country. The Lamido of Adamawa, Lamido Mustapha has given a condition for the Niger Delta to be allowed 100% resource control. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. A suicide bombing in Yola in 2015 killed over 30 people. Bambam in lovely photo with Teddy A's mother, Atiku Abubakar will contest 2023 presidency, Son reveals. According to some estimates, by the late 19th century, slaves constituted a… Adamawa State has been badly impacted by the Boko Haram insurgency. Continuing his campaign tour, President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday in Adamawa State pay a courtesy call to the Emir of Adamawa, Lamido Burkindo in his Palace. [7] An attack occurred in Chakawa in 2014. He was the eldest of the surviving sons of Modibbo Adama. June 20, 2020 Chimezie Godfrey News 0 Chimezie Godfrey News 0 [1] It is the home of the American University of Nigeria in Yola, Modibbo Adama University of Technology Yola, Adamawa State Polytechnic, Yola and Adamawa State college of Nursing and Midwifery. Barkindo was born in Yola in February 1944, eldest son of the Lamido Aliyu Musdafa. The Lamido of Adamawa, Alhaji Muhammadu Barkindo, has cautioned past and present leaders to refrain from hate speeches capable of destroying the country. The village communities living on the banks of the rivers engage in fishing while the Fulanis are cattle rearers. 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Adamawa State is home to the headquarters of two indigenous churches, the Church of the Brethren in Nigeria (EYN Church) with its headquarters in Mubi in the northern zone of the state, and the Lutheran Church of Christ in Nigeria (LCCN Church) with headquarters in Numan in the southern zone of the state. The felicitation is contained in […] Organizations serving the community include the Adamawa Peace Initiative (API)- a group of business, religious, and community leaders - and the Adamawa Muslim Council. It is bordered by the states of Borno to the northwest, Gombe to the west and Taraba to the southwest. In 2014, an estimate placed the number of IDPs around Yola at 400,000. ⓘ List of state leaders in 1810. The Lutheran Church of Christ in Nigeria (LCCN Church) was founded in Numan by Dutch missionaries in 1913. On May 14, 2013, President Goodluck Jonathan declared a state of emergency in Adamawa State, along with neighboring Borno and Yobe States, due to jihadist group Boko Haram's insurgency. All Rights Reserved. The late Lamido was given a post-humous award for his contribution to peace and nation-building during his time. A measles outbreak was reported in an internally displaced persons camp in January 2015.[6]. Wambai Muhammadu was only nine when Lamido Ahmadu abdicated the throne in 1953, giving way for the emergence of Lamido Aliyu Mustafa, the then Wali Adamawa and Chief of Police. The Fula first settled in the area in the 14th century. Adamawa is a state in northeastern Nigeria, whose capital and largest city is Yola. In 1838, he moved his capital to Ribadu, and in 1839, to Joboliwo. 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Muhammadu Barkindo Aliyu Musdafa (born February 13, 1944) was turbaned on 18 March 2010 as the traditional ruler, title Lamido of Adamawa in Adamawa State Northeastern Nigeria.The ceremony followed by the approval of the state governor Murtala Nyako.. The Church of the Brethren in Nigeria (EYN church) was founded in Garkida Gombi Local Government of the state in March 1923 by American missionaries. © 2021 - Within Nigeria. By 2014, the state became home to camps housing an estimated 35,000 internally displaced people fleeing violence from Boko Haram in locations including Mubi, Madagali, Askira Uba, Bama and Gwoza in the states of Adamawa, Borno, and Yobe. Barkindo stated this when he received members of Wadata Communication Nigeria Ltd, led by the company’s Project Manager, Alhaji Zubair Idris. President Muhammadu Buhari has joined government and indigenes of Adamawa State in mourning the passing of Hajiya Khadija Musdafa, matriarch of the Musdafa royal family. Read More. Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has congratulated the Lamido of Adamawa, Dr Barkindo Aliyu Musdafa, on the occasion of his 75th birthday. These were, however, handed over as United Nations Trust Territories to the British at the end of the World War I with the signing of the Treaty of Versailles. Modibo Adama came from the region of Gurin (now just a small village) and in 1806, received a green flag for leading the jihad in his native country. He was also known for bringing together all nationalities irrespective of their religious affiliations in the present Adamawa State and beyond. Re: Thousands Follow Atiku To The Palace Of Lamido Of Adamawa by Officialpdpnig: 2:58pm On Feb 14, 2019 NgeneUkwenu : I thought you were coming to allocate 1 Million votes to him as usual. The late Lamido of Adamawa, Alhaji Bakindo Mustapha was on the throne for 59 years before he died on March 13, 2010. In the following years, Adama conquered many lands and tribes. Their cash crops are cotton and groundnuts while food crops include maize, yam, cassava, guinea corn, millet and rice. Chairman, I have studied the votes of proceedings of Wednesday, March 26 but I have not found where the contributions of the distinguished Lamido of Adamawa are reflected. In January 2012, Boko Haram attacked Gombi, Mubi and Yola. His son Muhammadu Aliyu Bakindo Mustapha succeeded him on March 18, 2010. This website uses cookies to improve your experience. Zubairu, 4th Lamido Adamawa (1890-1901) Zubairu became the next Lamido Adamawa in 1890 after the demise of Lamido Sanda. If the above inference is correct, then the Lamido of Adamawa, Alhaji Muhammad Barkindo Mustafa was absolutely right to strip former governor of the state, Vice Admiral Murtala Nyako, and his son, Sen Abdul’Aziz Nyako of their traditional titles of Sarkin Yamma, and Sarkin Matasa respectively. Abubakar, in a statement issued by his Media Adviser, Paul Ibe, on Friday in Abuja said he was delighted that the Lamidos astute leadership had guaranteed peaceful togetherness for the people of the […] Kaduna residents protest bad governance under El-Rufai, absence of Sen Sani; After alleged brutalizations, NANS gives Gov Makinde 72 hours to take action Topographically, it is a mountainous land crossed by the large river valleys – Benue, Gongola and Yedsarem. Lamido Zubairu's reign in the early years was burdened with the numerous problems of the failures of the past. “On behalf of my family, I express my deepest condolences to the Lamido of Adamawa HRH Muhammadu Barkindo Aliyu Musdafa and the Musdafa royal family. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Mayotte – Suhali bin Salim, Sultan of Mayotte 1807–1817 Adamawa Emirate – Modibo Adama, Baban-Lamido 1809–1847 Kingdom of Dahomey .. Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has congratulated the Lamido of Adamawa, Alhaji Muhammadu Barkindo, on the occasion of his 10th anniversary on the throne. [7], On 21–22 February 2020, Boko Haram terrorists launched an attack on homes and churches in Garkida, killing three soldiers and wounding civilians.[9]. [1] [2] By postal code [ edit ] In 1841, he founded Yola, where he died in 1848. Your email address will not be published. [3], Adamawa is one of the largest states of Nigeria and occupies about 36,917 square kilometres. The external limits are hard to fix in exact terms, because it is difficult to distinguish between people who the Fulani subjected to their rule, and those whom they simply raided for slaves, without establishing any form of administrative links. Emirs of Adamawa. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Atiku, who holds the title of Waziri of Adamawa, is the second in command in the Fombina Kingdom. This is a list of villages and settlements in Adamawa State, Nigeria organised by local government area (LGA) and district/area (with postal codes also given). The rulers bear the title of emir ("lamido" in the local language, Fulfulde). The major occupation of the people is farming as reflected in their two notable vegetational zones, the Sub-Sudan and Northern Guinea Savannah zones. Ameen.”. 'Biafra: Fighting a War Without Guns' is a BBC documentary film. The development of many communities in the state can be traced to the colonial era when the Germans ruled a swath of territory known as the Northern and Southern Kameruns from Dikwa in the North to Victoria (Limbe) on the Atlantic coast in the 19th century. Mr. Nwanyanwu had sarcastically said, “Mr. Adams told newsmen in Lagos on Thursday that though the Yoruba race was willing to stay within the Nigerian project and nation, it would not do so as a result of threat from any other race Early career. Sultan of Sokoto loses younger brother Jeli Abubakar, “Come home”: South Africans send message to Elon Musk, “My condolences also go to the government and people of Adamawa state. Emirs of Adamawa have included: Modibbo Adama ben Hassan, 1809–1848; Lawalu ben Adama, 1848–1872 (son of the previous) Sanda ben Adama, 1872–1890 (brother of the previous) Zubayru ben Adama, 1890–1901 (brother of the previous) Bobbo Ahmadu ben Adama, 1901–1909 (brother of the previous) The Lamido of Adamawa, Muhammadu Barkindo Aliyu Mustapha, has declared that President Muhammadu Buhari needed beyond four years in office. The Lamido of Adamawa, in Adamawa state, Alhaji Mustapha Aliyu, today, floated a kite of secession at the ongoing National Conference in Abuja, against the warning by President Goodluck Jonathan th… In 1991, when Taraba State was carved out from Gongola State, the geographical entity Gongola State was renamed Adamawa State, with four administrative divisions: Adamawa, Michika, Ganye, Mubi and Numan. [8] A double suicide bombing in Madagali in 2016 killed over 50 people. Former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, stated this in a statement to mark the 10th anniversary of Lamido’s ascension to the throne, made available to NewsProbe on Friday. The United States Agency for International Development has pledged to provide continuing humanitarian assistance. Barkindo made the call in his Eid-el-Kabir Sallah message on Sunday in Yola. The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP presidential candidate in 2019 election also sent his condolences to the Lamido of Adamawa HRH Muhammadu Barkindo Aliyu Musdafa and the Musdafa royal family. Lamido Sanda died in 1890. The Adamawa Region (French: Région de l'Adamaoua) is a constituent region of the Republic of Cameroon.It borders the Centre and East regions to the south, the Northwest and West regions to the southwest, Nigeria to the west, the Central African Republic (CAR) to the east, and the North Region to the north.. Accept The felicitation is contained in […] She will be buried tomorrow in Yola, the Adamawa State capital. Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has congratulated the Lamido of Adamawa, Alhaji Muhammadu Barkindo, on the occasion of his 10th anniversary on the throne. He tweeted, “Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji’un It is with a heavy heart that I announce the passing away of my beloved mother-in-law and wife of the late Lamido Aliyu Musdafa, Hajiya Khadija Aliyu Musdafa. After a series of referendums, the Northern Kameruns joined Nigeria to form the then Sardauna Province, and the Southern Kameruns formed a Confederation with French speaking Cameroon. The gubernatorial candidate of the African Democratic Congress (ADC), Sen. Abdul-Azeez Nyako, has said he had no plan to dethrone the Lamido of Adamawa… President Muhammadu Buhari has extended his warmest felicitation to the Lamido of Adamawa, Alhaji Muhammadu Barkindo Aliyu Musdafa, on the joyous occasion of his 75th birthday.“The President rejoices with the family of the foremost traditional ruler, Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. The National Chairman of the Labour Party, Dan Nwanyanwu, was the first to draw attention to the fact that the Lamido’s speech was not reflected in the proceedings of that day. Before it became a state in Nigeria, Adamawa was a subordinate kingdom of the Sultanate of Sokoto which also included much of northern Cameroon. Posts about Lamido of Adamawa written by biafranwarmemories. The Waziri of Adamawa and former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, felicitates with the Lamido of Adamawa, Barkindo Aliyu Musdafa on the occasion of his 75th birthday. He tweeted, “Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji’un It is with a heavy heart that I announce the passing away of my beloved mother-in-law and wife of the late Lamido Aliyu Musdafa, Hajiya Khadija … Former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has lost his mother-in-law who is also the wife of the late Lamido Aliyu Musdafa, Hajiya Khadija Aliyu Musdafa to death. The state has a network of roads linking all parts of the country. 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As she is buried tomorrow in Yola, I pray that the Almighty Allah will forgive her sins and grant her Aljannah Firdaus. WITHIN NIGERIA is an online news media that focuses on authoritative stories, investigations and major headlines that springs from National issues, Politics, Metro and Entertainment. The nineteenth century Adamawa emirate lay south of Lake Chad, and east of Hausaland, within latitudes 6° and 11° North, and longitudes 10° and 14° East. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Atiku, who holds the title of Waziri of Adamawa, is the second in command in the Fombina Kingdom. Alhaji Musdafa, according to the organisers, was a man who lived an exemplary life.

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