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Numan is a city in Adamawa State in North East Nigeria.


Numan, also known as Nomwe (meaning "hill"), is a city and municipality in the state of Adamawa, Nigeria. It is a port city at the confluence of the Benue and Gongora rivers. The main ethnic group in the city of is Bwatier (Bachama), which has a reputation for being an undefeated warrior throughout history. Bwatier is headed by a prestigious king known as Hamabachama, the Supreme Leader of the Kingdom of Bachama. His Voti (palace) is in Numan, the royal palace, and Ramurde has another palace for the king, the spiritual or ancestral home of the Bwatier people. The name of the current king is Dr. Omun. Daniel Ismaila Shaga OON, who took the throne in 2020. The Queen of the Kingdom of Bachama is called Mbamto (Queen) and she is Mbam Trozalin Daniel Luis Mairashaga. They have four children whose names are not known.

This city is the site of Adamawa State Institute of Technology.

Get in[edit]

By plane[edit]

Visitors who want to reach Numan by plane must use Yola International Airport, the capital airport.

This method is the fastest way to reach Adamawa. This is the fastest and most convenient way. You can reach Adamawa from any state in the country where the airport is located via Yola Airport: Lagos State, Akure, Oyo State and many more.

By bus[edit]

There are many bus transportation companies that provide bus transportation from almost all major cities and states across the country to Adamawa. Buses are usually comfortable for both short and long trips. You can travel to Adamawa from major cities such as Abuja, Lagos and Kano. However, some shipping companies are not limited to this:

  • The Young Shall Grow Motors Limited, By Total Filling Station, Opposite Stanbic IBTC Bank, close to Market, +234 806 482 1855, . Daily 6AM-6PM. Young Shall Grow Motors reliably provides buses for interstate and international travel. The bus carrier operates numerous routes with bus parking and terminals in three regions of the country. Routes include Lagos, Ibadan, Abuja, Kano, Sokoto, Maiduguri, Jos, Yola, Onitsha, Nnewi, Enugu, Owerri, Aba, Umuaiha, PortHarcourt, Uyo and Calabar. ₦5,100-7,550.
  • Errand Express located at No 10, Hospital Road. Its services include: logistics outsourcing, shipping, freight forwarding, courier services, warehousing, etc customer care line: +234 806 265 1761
  • GUO Transport located at Jendutu Park, customer care line: +234 807 509 0653, +234 908 671 2710, +234 700 012 1000
  • Oyiad Transport and Logistics located at Modibbo Street, Yola, Adamawa
  • Adamawa Transport company Limited located at 21A, Sir Kashim Ibrahi­m Way.

Get around[edit]

By bus[edit]

Buses that travel around Numan are usually available. All you have to do is get to the park and choose a bus to your desired destination. In each area, there are buses that travel around Numan.

By motorcycle/tricycle[edit]

Bikes (two-wheeled bicycles) and three-wheeled vehicles (three-wheeled bicycles) are also available to complement the bus activities in Numan. Motorcycles and tricycles can also be used to move around Numan. There are usually restrictions on where tricycles and motorbikes can move in the state.


Adamawa State Polytechnic Adamawa State Institute of Technology is a higher education institution located in Yola, Adamawa, Nigeria. It was established in 1991 by the merger of the Yora Preparatory Faculty and the Numan Staff Development Institute. The new Polytechnic offers a national diploma program in computer science, statistics, accounting, business administration and secretarial training. Operated by the state government, this technical university is accredited by the National Technical Education Board. This institution is affiliated with the University of Maiduguri for the purpose of conducting degree programs. The institution is located in three campuses. The main campus is in Jimeta Yola, the capital city of Adamawa State. Jambutu campus is also in Jimeta while the Numan campus is located in Numan Local Government Area of the State.






  • 1 LCCN Guest House Numan, Maiduguri-Numan Rd.
  • 2 Government Lodge.
  • 3 Haningto Suites Ltd, Yola-Numan Rd.


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