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Deeper Life
High School,

Yola Campus


Numan Road, Kwanan-waya, Yola South, Adamawa State.

Visiting Hours

Mon.-Fri. 8am - 4pm
Sat. 10am-2pm


+234 703 161 2493


Welcome Address
by the Principal

Welcome to Deeper Life High School, Yola Campus, Adamawa State where we strive for excellence in education and character development. Our school community is committed to ensuring that each student achieves his fullest potential in every ramification of development.

At Deeper Life High School, Yola, we believe that education goes beyond the classroom. Our school encourages students to be active members of the community and to engage in extracurricular activities such as sports, music, and community development work. We believe that such activities help our students develop valuable life skills such as teamwork, leadership, and communication.

Our school is composed of highly qualified professionals who are dedicated to providing quality instruction and support to our students. They are passionate about their subjects and work hard to create a learning environment that is stimulating, challenging, and engaging.

We are proud of our school’s achievements in the past, including winning several awards in academic competitions and JET tournaments. However, we recognize that our success is not just measured by awards we amass but by the 360° development of our students.

We welcome students of all backgrounds, cultures, and abilities to join our school community. Our admissions process is of a fair standard, and we look for students who are not only academically capable but also show potential for learning, curiosity, and resilience.

You are welcome to visit our school and meet with our staff to learn more about what we offer. We believe that education is a partnership between the school and the family, and we strive to work collaboratively to ensure the success of our students.

Once again, welcome to Deeper Life High School, Yola Campus. We are excited to have you as part of our community and look forward to helping you raise your cherished children and make them Leaders with Distinction and Joy of many generations. 

Thank you.

Bello (Mrs)

Principal, DLHS Yola.

Mrs Bello Folashade

Principal, Yola Campus



Facts & Figures
of Host State

Adamawa State is one of the six states which make up the North-East geopolitical zone of Nigeria. It shares an international boundary with the Republic of Cameroon to the East and interstate borders with Borno State to the North, Gombe State to the North-West, and Taraba State to the West and South.


Adamawa State covers an area of 36,917 square kilometres. It lies at latitude 9°20′ North and 12°30′East. It has a population of 3,178,950 (2006 census), 4, 248, 436 (2016 forecast) and a population density of 81. The state accounts for 2.26% of Nigeria’s total population.


The state’s name comes from Modibbo Adama, a Fulani disciple of Usman Dan Fodio and the founder of the Adamawa Emirate. 
The emirate, which traces its origins back to 1809, is headquartered in Yola. The emirs are known by the traditional title of Baban-Lamido.
Adamawa State initially existed as part of the Northern Region in the three-region structure of 1954. It was then known as Adamawa Province.
In 1967, the military government of General Yakubu Gowon created twelve federal states and Adamawa became a part of the North-Eastern State. 
With the creation of nineteen states in 1976 by the military government of General Murtala Muhammed, Adamawa became a part of Gongola State.
In 1991, the military government of General Ibrahim Babangida divided Gongola State into Adamawa and Taraba States.
The main ethnic groups in the state are the Fulani, Bwatiye, Chamba, Higgi, Mbula, Margi, Kilba, Ga’anda, Longuda, Kanakuru, Bille, Bura, Yandang, Yungur, Fali, Gude, Verre and Libo.
Islam and Christianity are the two major religions in the state although some of its inhabitants practice traditional religions.


Yola (capital city), Mubi, Ganye, Numan, Guyuk, Michika, Mayo-Belwa, Gombi, and Jimeta


Abubakar Salihu (Administrator – Military): August 1991 – January 1992
Abubakar Saleh Michika (Governor – Civilian (National Republican Convention)): January 1992 – November 1993
Gregory Agboneni (Administrator – Military): December 1993 – September 1994
Mustapha Ismail (Administrator – Military): September 1994 – August 1996
Joe Kalu-Igboama (Administrator – Military): August 1996 – August 1998
Ahmadu G. Hussaini (Administrator – Military): August 1998 – May 1999
Boni Haruna (Governor – Civilian (People’s Democratic Party)): May 1999 – May 2007
Murtala Nyako (Governor – Civilian (People’s Democratic Party)): May 2007 – February 2008
James Barka (Acting Governor): February 2008 – April 2008
Murtala Nyako (Governor – Civilian (People’s Democratic Party/All Progressive Congress)): April 2008 – July 2014
Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri (Acting Governor – Civilian (People’s Democratic Party)): July 2014 – October 2014
Bala James Ngilari (Governor – Civilian (People’s Democratic Party)): October 2014 – May 2015
Bindo Jibrilla (Governor – Civilian (All Progressive Congress)): May 2015 – May 2019.
Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri (Governor – Civilian (People’s Democratic Party)): May 2019 – Present.


Adamawa’s vegetation is primarily savannah and its people are mostly farmers. Cotton, groundnuts, maize, yam, cassava, guinea corn, millet, and rice are all grown in the state. Village communities living on the banks of the state’s rivers engage in fishing, while its Fulani population rears cattle.
The most important mineral resource in Adamawa is Iron. Others include lead, zinc and limestone.
 The major tertiary institutions in the state are ModibboAdama University of Technology in Yola, Adamawa State Polytechnic (also in Yola), Adamawa State University in Mubi, the American University of Nigeria, Yola, and Federal College of Education, Yola.


Sukur Cultural Landscape, Madagali LGA

The Sukur Cultural Landscape was the first place in Nigeria to be declared a World Heritage Site by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). 
The settlement dates back many centuries and is notable for its history of iron smelting technology, flourishing trade, and strong political institutions. Its paved tracks and terraced farmlands are unique to this part of the world. Its architecture is also remarkable, in particular the Palace of the Hidi (Chief), the centre of this culture’s spiritual life.

Yadim Waterfall, Fufore LGA

Key Sites
in Host State

Adamawa state as it is known today was carved out of the defunct Gongola State on the 27th of August 1991. The State is located in the North Eastern part of Nigeria. Adamawa shares common boundaries with Taraba State in the South and the West, Gombe State in the Northwest, and Borno to the North. Adamawa State has an international boundary with the Cameroun Republic along its eastern border. Adamawa State has a lot of tourist attractions and many cultural festivals.

Mandara Mountains

The Mandara Mountains are a volcanic range extending about 190 km along the northern part of the Cameroon-Nigeria border. Mandara Mountains is the most popular mountain in Adamawa and one of the most popular attractions in the state. The Mandara Mountains which lie in the northeastern part of the state along the Cameroon border are an ideal place for hiking, rock, and mountain climbing.

Mandara Mountains

The Mandara Mountains are a volcanic range extending about 190 km along the northern part of the Cameroon-Nigeria border. Mandara Mountains is the most popular mountain in Adamawa and one of the most popular attractions in the state. The Mandara Mountains which lie in the northeastern part of the state along the Cameroon border are an ideal place for hiking, rock, and mountain climbing.

Kiri Dam

Kiri Dam: Located near Kiri town in Shelleng local government area of Adamawa State. Kiri Dam was specifically built to supply the electricity and water needs of Savannah Sugar Company at Numan. On the hilly side overlooking the dam are beautiful structures with modern facilities to accommodate tourist. Besides irrigation and fishing, Kiri dam is ideal for boat racing and surfing.

Koma Hills

Koma Hills: The Koma Hills are located on the mountainous fringes bordering the Republic of Cameroon in the Jada LGA of Adamawa. The Koma hill which was said to have been discovered in 1986 by a corps member is home to the koma people, a small primitive hill-dwelling ethnic group. Koma hills is a beautiful place, perfect for nature lovers and adventure seekers.

Ruwan Zafi

Ruwan Zafi: Ruwan Zafi also known as Lamurde hot spring is Located in Lamurde Local Government Area of Adamawa State. Ruwan zafi as called by the locals means hot water. This wonder of nature is said to have come into existence about 30 years ago and is said to have healing powers as the natives believe it cures many health issues. Ruwan Zafi attracts lots of tourist from with and outside the state.

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