The Member of Parliament for Yendi, Farouk Aliu Mahama, has moved to quickly dispel rumours that his mother and Former Second Lady, Hajia Ramatu Aliu Mahama, is dead. Reports emanating this evening and spread on various Social Media platforms suggested that the widow of the late former Vice President, Alhaji Aliu Mahama, had passed following a short illness but her lawmaker son in a statement published on his Facebook page asked the public to disregard the rumours which he described as unfortunate.
Saturday, 25th September 2021 President Akuffo Addo finally published his nominees for Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives for the various MMDAs across the country last Monday. Since then some assemblies have taken steps to confirm or otherwise their nominees in accordance with the local government act.
The Municipal Chief Executive Nominee for the Yendi has been rejected by the Assembly Members of the Yendi Municipal Assembly. Out of a total of 41 members, Hon Ahmed Abubakari Yussif Kums, managed the endorsement of only 21 people, a figure that goes in sharp contrast with local government act stipulation that before a member is approved as nominee, two - third of the entire members of the Assembly should have voted for him.
'I am a teacher not a mallam' - 31-year-old man define his job title after deceiving Banka residents
Yusif Abdulai, 31, has found himself in the arms of the Banka police after he was charged with three counts of crime. Yusif, a resident of Banka and an immigrant from Yendi, was given a room by Abdulai Mohammed, the man who facilitated Yusif's relocation from Yendi to Banka.
President Akufo Addo’s nominee for the Yendi municipal assembly has been rejected by members of assembly. The nominee,Abubakari Yussif failed to get the approval from assembly members as he could only pull 21 out of 41 votes. Some party folks has accused the sitting member of parliament for the area in the person of Hon.Farouk Alia Mahama of masterminding the rejection of the nominee.
The Chief of Nantong Nyoglo in the Northern Region on Saturday survived a fatal accident on the Tamale - Yendi road when his car tyre removed. According to eye witnesses, Chief Abass Salifu was returning from his farm with his wife and children when the accident occurred. The accident occurred between Pagazaa and Bahalahi at about 5pm on Saturday.
The Yendi Circuit court has sentenced two ugly looking armed robbers fifteen years imprisonment each for robbing innocent residents of their properties. The notorious armed robbers; Mr Karim Salifu who is 29 years and hail from Berekum in the Bono East region is a herdsmen and Karim Issaka, who is currently 30 years and also herdsman from Salinkpan, near Yendi.
Ghanaian young talented and fast rising rapper based in Tamale in the northern region of Ghana, Laminu Abdul Hanan, popularly known as Nandos Dagbandoo in the entertainment industry thrilled hundreds of thousands of fans at the 7A’s Conference hall in Yendi, the capital city of the Dagbon Kingdom over the weekends.
The MP for Yendi Constituency Alhaji Farouk Aliu Mahama has supported Real Tamale United (RTU) with a cheque of GH¢5,000.00 to aid their preparation towards the upcoming Ghana Premier League. Real Tamale United gain promotion back to Ghana Premier League after spending almost 8 years in Division One League, the team went on break for two weeks after their coronation game against Steadfast on the 1st August 2021, but are currently back to training preparing for the newly introduced Division One League Super League which will commence on the 23rd of September to 2nd October.
Scores of commuters are stranded on the road between Buipe and Tamale of the Tamale Kintampo high way making vehicular movement curtailed. There is a state of confusion and pandemonium as most passengers are frustrated and stranded. The few police officers there could not also help matters. All passengers traveling to Tamale, Yendi, Bolga, Bawku, Navrongo and even neighboring Burkina-Faso are all stranded.
The Bono East regional police commander has been forced by the circumstances and pressure to order a refund of a Ghc 200 MTN mobile money(momo) bribe one of his officers, taken from a Yendi traveller with a threat to the victims after the matter was put on social media.
N/R: Confusion At Yendi Over The Selection Of The 2020 Population And Housing Census Field Officers.
Confusion hits the residents of Yendi over the selection of the 2020 Population and housing census field officers yesterday Monday 31st of May, 2021. Even though prospective applicants were shortlisted for training which is to take effect today Tuesday 1st of June 2021 at Yendi senior higher school they refused to paste their names for registration to commence.
Accident is now rampant these days in the northern region due to careless driving by motor riders. One person has been confirmed dead Yesterday 29th of May, 2021 at Zang in Yendi Municipal in the Northern region. They were two people on the same motorbike moving from the Ngnani community to Lanjah market yesterday in the afternoon.
One dead and several others wounded in a bus accident at Makayilli in the Nanumba north municipal, Bimbilla of the Northern region yesterday 26th May 2021. The commercial bus was loaded with passengers, moving from Bimbilla to Yendi but crushed at Makayilli. According to the eyewitness, the bus somersaulted when the driver was at a high speed and the tire burst which the driver was not able to control the stir.
Gbewaa FC will use the newly built multipurpose sports complex at Yendi as home venue next season. The Division One side has been using the Aliu Mahama Sports Stadium at Tamale as home venue this season as they compete in the second tier league. They had to take this decision in change of home venue to Tamale to allow the Ghana government construct the new sports facility at their home venue in Yendi.
A Motorist has been fatally wounded and hospitalized in a hospital after it has been crashed with a car at Sanbu Market on the market day in the Mion District of Northern region today 23rd of June, 2021. The victim was riding across the road to buy fuel at the opposite side of the road but failed to check whether some vehicles were coming or not.
The MTN customers in the Yendi municipal in the Northern region get worried as the office closes at exactly 2:00 Pm every day. Today, 26th of May 2021, the MTN customers at the Yendi branch in the Northern region complained bitterly as the workers decided to close work at two o'clock pm (2:00 pm).
The residents of Yendi as of today, Thursday 13th May, 2021 descended on two alleged bicycle thieves in the Yendi municipality in the Northern region.The two alleged thieves who gave their names as Alhassan Umar and Ayuba Baba are caught red handed in the broad daylight for picking a bicycle belonging to a resident of Yendi this afternoon.
Alhaji Farouk Aliu Mahama has been honored at the 2021 edition of the Spotlight Creative Arts and Business Awards for his contribution to Youth Development and Philanthropic works on Saturday, 17th July, 2021 at the AMA Auditorium in Accra. The Member of Parliament for Yendi was honored Male Personality of the Year for showing outstanding leadership.
On Monday, June 15, Emmanuel Osei and an eyewitness, Afua Badu were murdered by armed robbers at Adedenkpo, a suburb of James Town in Accra while transporting money in a bullion van. The robbers trailed the victims in a taxi and on a motorbike, popularly called, ‘okada’.