Top politicians, technocrats, others to receive TGNews award on Jan 6 2024

TGNews award plaque.
TGNews award plaque.
Top politicians, technocrats, others to receive TGNews award on Jan 6 2024

The management of Adamawa based online news portal also known as The General News (TGNews) has concluded finishing touches to reward a number of individuals for their contributions towards nation building.

TGNEWS which has offices in the Northeast region with million of people following the medium for daily news update is known for Human angle investigative stories.


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A statement by the chairman of information and strategy sub-committee, Mohammed Ismail, said the award is meant to recognize and reward, merit, excellence, talent dedication and exceptional service delivery.

Ismail noted that the award which is classified into four distinct categories will serve as a morale booster for individuals to strive for excellence knowing that such strides are being noted, recorded and will one day be rewarded.

The four categories for the award include; award for excellence in leadership, the meritorious service award, the award for dedication and quality service, and the Unsung Heroes award.

Those who will be conferred with the 2024 edition of the Award of Excellence in Leadership include Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri of Adamawa State, immediate past secretary to the Federal Government of Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha, former Governor Muhammadu Umaru Jibrilla Bindow and the member representing Fufore/Song federal constituency in the house of representatives, Hon. Aliyu Wakili Boya.

Those to be conferred with meritorious service award include; Arch Bishop Panti Philibus, Sheikh Nuruddeen Khalid, HRH Sir Dr Kuruhaye Dishon Dansanda II, Kwandi Nunguraya, HRM Daniel Shaga Ismaila, Hama Bachama, HRH Umar Sanda, Gangwari Ganye, HRH Abubakar Isa Ahmadu Emir of Mubi and Alhaji Abubakar Murtala, Dan Lawan Mubi and district head of Belel.

Personalities who will be conferred with
awards for dedication and quality service include; Rear Admiral Jamila Malafa (Rtd.), Prof. Umar Pate, Dr. Abdullahi Dauda Belel, Barr. Chafari Kanya Shadrack and Mal. Hamisu Idris Medugu.

Those to be conferred with TGNews unsung heroes award include; Ado Mohammed, a Shoe Cobbler, and a groundnut seller Mohamad Rabiu.

According to Ismail, TGNews which started operations eight years ago has blazed the trail in the areas of providing factual and investigative news reportage making it one of the most viable sources of news and reporting not only in Adamawa State but also the northeast and Nigeria in general.

He noted that the news portal is currently repositioning itself to be a formidable force in multimedia operations that will compete favorably with other multimedia outlets across the globe.

The statement also revealed that the award ceremony will take place on 6th January 2024 at Lelewal Hotel, Jimeta-Yola North Local Government Adamawa State opposite State Polytechnic Yola (SPY).


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