North: Terrorists bomb MTN, Glo, Airtel base stations

  Telecoms services were on Wednesday disrupted in Borno, Bauchi, Yobe, Gombe and Kano states following the bombing of telecoms base stations by suspected terrorists. Our correspondent gathered that base stations belonging to MTN, Globacom, Airtel might have been affected in the multiple attacks that jolted Borno, Bauchi, Yobe and Gombe states. Experts, who described […]

3,100 corps members redeployed from Kano, Plateau, Gombe

THE total of 3,100 corps members were redeployed from violence-prone Kano, Gombe and Plateau states, the National Youth Service Corps said as the 2012 Batch ‘B’ orientation camp  closing ceremonies took place  across the country  on Monday. One thousand three hundred of the 2,560 corps members posted to Kano sought redeloyment while no fewer than […]

Gunmen raid Gombe police stations, bank

KANO  (AFP) – Attackers have carried out assaults on two police stations and a bank in a northern town, but it was unclear if there were casualties, residents and authorities said Thursday. The attackers raided the northeastern town of Bajoga in Gombe state, using guns and bombs, beginning late Wednesday and into early Thursday. Residents […]

51 rocket launchers seized in Gombe

Nigerians security operatives may have to contend with a new challenge with the seizure of 51 rocket launchers in a house in Barunde area of Gombe metropolis yesterday. The house was being used to manufacture rockets and improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs). Security agencies in the raid include the State Security Service (SSS) and the Army. […]

Boko Haram Kills 11, Attacks Police Station

TEN people have lost their lives following an overnight attack on the Gombe Divisional Police station by gunmen suspected to be members of the Boko Haram sect. The state Commissioner of Police, Mr. Orubebe Ebikeme, who confirmed this in a telephone interview with our correspondent in Gombe, said the situation is under control although no […]

GOC relocates to Gombe to tackle Boko Haram

    The threat posed by Boko Haram to lives and property in the North has forced the General Officer Commanding the 3 Armourd Division of the Nigerian Army, Maj-Gen. Adamu Marwa, to relocate to Gombe, Gombe State. The division has jurisdiction over Adamawa, Bauchi, Benue, Gombe, Borno, Plateau and Taraba states. Our correspondent learnt […]

Dangote distributes N100,000 each to Kaduna, Gombe refugees

In continuation of its humanitarian assistance to victims of the post-election violence, the Dangote Foundation, on Monday, commenced the disbursement of money and relief materials to 187 families in Kaduna and Gombe states respectively. The Dangote Foundation had earmarked about N350million for victims of the post-election crisis in some parts of the North. The latest […]

Subsidy Removal: Protests ground Lagos, Ibadan, Ilorin, Gombe

  Protests against the removal of fuel subsidy grounded parts of Lagos, Ibadan, Ilorin and Gombe on Tuesday. Thousands of people marched through the streets chanting songs in condemnation of the removal of fuel subsidy by President Goodluck Jonathan. One person was feared killed in a similar protest in Ilorin while the police reportedly arrested […]

Bombers Attack Tunfure Resort in Gombe – Many injured

There was palpable tension yesterday in Gombe town following the explosion of locally made bombs  on Wednesday night at a relaxation spot, Tunfure Resort, in the outskirts of  Gombe metropolis. Speaking to newsmen, the manager of the resort, Ojego Nelson,  said that when the incident occurred, many of the customers got wounded while trying to […]

Gombe: 4 Killed as Gunmen Attack Mobile Police

A police officer and three civilians were in the early hours of Sunday killed when unknown gunmen suspected to be Boko Haram members attacked 34 Squadron Mobile Police Base along Dukku Road on the outskirts of Gombe metropolis. Also in Jos, Plateau State, a soldier was lured to his death, while a reprisal by the […]

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