Communal Clash: Gombe gov’t bans hunting as hoodlums attack Sealed Communities

From Abdulrazaq Mungadi, Gombe The government of Gombe state has barred hunting activities in border communities in the state. This is as suspected hoodlums launched an attack on Nyuwar, Jessu, and communities of Balanga Local Government Area (LGA) of the state. According to the State government no fewer than five been killed and several houses reportedly […]

Gombe to get federal support for 10-year development plan

From Abdulrazaq Mungadi, Gombe The Federal Government has offered to support the Government of Gombe State in the implementation of its 10-year development plan, the Development Agenda for Gombe State (DEVAGOM), which seeks to transform the state in pursuant of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Speaking at the unveiling of the DEVAGOM on […]

BREAKING: Gombe Assembly Speaker, majority leader impeached

Abdulrazaq Mungadi, Gombe The Speaker, Gombe State House of Assembly, Abubakar Ibrahim Kurba, has been sacked by members of the State House. The impeachment motion was moved by a former Deputy Speaker of the House, Mr. Shuaibu Adamu who was impeached earlier this year. The impeached letter as read by Shuaibu Adamu, was signed by 16 […]

EFCC sponsoring fake petition against Goje, lawyer alleges

James Abraham, Jos A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr Paul Erokoro, has alleged that the petition  which the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission used to prosecute  the former Governor of Gombe State, Senator Danjuma Goje, over  N25bn fraud charge was fake. Erokoro, who was counsel for Goje, also debunked rumours that the former governor traded […]

Presidential race: The battleground states

On February 16, Nigerians will troop out to elect a new President that will pilot the affairs of the nation for another four years. Of the 72 presidential candidates on the final list recently released by the Independent National Electoral Commission that are eligible to contest the presidential election, two contenders are generally believed to […]

NYSC to engage 4,000 corps members in general election in Gombe state

NAN The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), says it plans to engage no fewer than 4,000 corps members for the conduct of the forthcoming general election in Gombe state. Mr David Markson, the state’s NYSC Coordinator, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Gombe on Thursday. Markson said the […]

Gombe releases N100m for payment of gratuity

Gombe State Government says it has released N100 million for the payment of gratuity to workers who retired from service in 2012. The State Head of Civil Service, Dr Daniel Musa, on Wednesday said that N75 million would be used for payment of gratuities to 48 retirees while the remaining N25 million would be used in […]

Jonathan vs Buhari: How they stand in 36 States, FCT

State-by-state projection of their chances With the presidential election just around the corner, our correspondents write that the battle, which is a straight one between President Goodluck Jonathan and General Muhammadu Buhari, may spring some surprises As Nigerians, nay the world, wait for the March 28 presidential election and the 10 competing political parties putting […]

B’Haram: Army uncovers plot to invade five states

The Nigerian Army has discovered a plan by the Boko Haram insurgents to attack 25 communities and villages spread across five states in the troubled North-East zone. A credible security source, who confided in our correspondent on Thursday, said that the Boko Haram hit list was recovered by Special Forces during an operation at the […]

Boko Haram kills soldiers, cleric, 10 others in Gombe

Gunmen, suspected to be members of the terrorist group, Boko Haram, attacked the headquarters of Nafada Local Government Area of Gombe state, North-East Nigeria on Tuesday, killing soldiers, an Islamic cleric and left no fewer than 10 persons dead. But the state Police Commissioner, Kudu Nma, however, said he had yet to hear of the […]

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