Adamawa Online Publisher Receives Death Threats From Fintiri’s Friend Over Publication

    Steven Maduwa

    Publisher of online news outfit,, Tom Garba has raised an alarm that a friend to the Adamawa State Governor, Umaru Fintiri, Steven Maduwa has threatened to kill him if he writes negative  reports about the governor.
    Maduwa it was gathered, issued the threats following a publication by Garba on June 9, 2019 where a stakeholder, Steven Adamu called for a balanced appointment.

    “Good or bad if you dare write something on Fintiri I will kill you” Friend of Adamawa Governor was allegedly heard threatening the journalist in an audio recording.

    In the recorded audio phone conversation, to a Journalist in Adamawa state, a friend to the Executive Governor of the state, Rt Hon Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri has vowed to kill the journalist.

    Steven Maduwa a close associate of Fintiri promised to unleash unpleasant life by giving Tom Garba dead threat if dares writes something good or bad on the Governor.
    On the audio Steven interchangeable spoke in both English and Hausa vowed and said ”Zan Yanka ka”, meaning to slaughter the Journalist if he report story on the Governor either good or bad.
    According to him on the audio Governor Nasir Elrufai of Kaduna has a Muslim Muslim ticket what did I ever write?

    He suspects the threats are connected to a story he publisher 9th June,2019 on  where Steven Adamu is trying to draw the attention of the government to have a balance appointments between the to major religions. 

    Tom, the publisher, wants the general public know that his life and his job as a certified journalist in Adamawa State is at stake because of the death threats from Steven Maduwa.


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