Governor Inuwa imposes curfew in 3 Gombe communities after violent communal clash

Governor Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya has imposed a 24-hour curfew on three communities in Balanga Local Government after a violent communal clash.  The violent clash reportedly claimed lives and led to destruction of properties in Nyuwar, Jessu and Tolde. An eyewitness, Kabiru Abubakar Sulaiman told Daily Trust that the violence erupted late Monday evening, April 12, between youth hunters of… Continue reading Governor Inuwa imposes curfew in 3 Gombe communities after violent communal clash

Differential wage bill: Oyo, Delta, Gombe, others back National Assembly as Labour fumes

Our Reporters Oyo, Delta, Gombe, Akwa Ibom and Cross River states have supported a bill seeking to decentralise the negotiation on the minimum wage in the country. Officials of the states, in separate interviews with The PUNCH on Thursday, said centralised minimum wage negotiation negated the principle of true federalism. But state chapters of the… Continue reading Differential wage bill: Oyo, Delta, Gombe, others back National Assembly as Labour fumes

Governor Inuwa Yahaya comes to aid of man suffering from limb pains after trekking from Gombe to Abuja to celebrate Buhari’s reelection victory in 2019

The Gombe State Government has come to the aid of Dahiru Buba, a native of Dukku Local Government area of the state who is suffering from limp ailment after he trekked from Gombe to Abuja to celebrate President Muhammadu Buhari’s victory in the February 2019 presidential election. It will be recalled that the media was awash… Continue reading Governor Inuwa Yahaya comes to aid of man suffering from limb pains after trekking from Gombe to Abuja to celebrate Buhari’s reelection victory in 2019

Farmer allegedly murders an Okada rider and sells off his motorcycle for N120,000 in Gombe

A 37-year-old farmer, Ephraim Kadiri, pictured above, has been arrested by men of the Gombe state police command for allegedly killing an Okada rider and selling off his motorcycle in Billiri, a community in the state. The state Commissioner of Police, Shehu Maikudi, who paraded the suspect before newsmen on Thursday, September 17, said the… Continue reading Farmer allegedly murders an Okada rider and sells off his motorcycle for N120,000 in Gombe

Seven students of Government Girls’ College in Gombe state test positive for Coronavirus

Seven students of Government Girls’ College in Doma, Gombe state who are currently writing their West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) have tested positive for Coronavirus.  Gombe state commissioner for education, Habu Dahiru disclosed this on Wednesday August 19 and further revealed that they tested 1,100 cases, out of which the first case came from Government Science… Continue reading Seven students of Government Girls’ College in Gombe state test positive for Coronavirus

Abuja-based mast vandals arrested in Gombe

4  Abuja-based mast vandals have been arrested in Gombe by the state police command.  Confirming the arrest of the suspects, the command’s spokeswoman Obed Mary Malum said they were arrested after an invasion of an MTN Mast in Yelwa village via Bambam town in Balanga Local Government Area (LGA) of Gombe State. The arrested suspects have been identified as Yunusa… Continue reading Abuja-based mast vandals arrested in Gombe

Ex-Local government chairman in Gombe bags 31 years in jail for N97m fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Gombe zonal office, has secured the conviction of Samuel Bulus Adamu before Justice N. I . Afolabi of Federal High Court Gombe. A statement from the antigraft agency says Adamu, a former Chairman of Shongom Local Government Area of Gombe State, was first arraigned on March 9, 2015… Continue reading Ex-Local government chairman in Gombe bags 31 years in jail for N97m fraud