Jos Transmission Station Gutted By Fire; Bauchi, Gombe, Plateau Affected

Jos Transmission Station Gutted By Fire; Bauchi, Gombe, Plateau Affected
 

A power transmission station in Jos was on Tuesday gutted by fire which affected electricity supply in Bauchi, Plateau and Gombe states respectively. Details of the cause of the fire are yet to be ascertained but sources at the Jos Electricity Distribution company, JEDC, confirmed that the fire star...

Posted on Sep 14, 2017 - Last updated on Sep 14, 2017

NPFL: Match Abandoned As Gombe Utd Fans Went “Beserk” Over Own Goal

NPFL: Match Abandoned As Gombe Utd Fans Went “Beserk” Over Own Goal
 

Saturday’s week 38 Nigeria Professional Football League match between Gombe Utd and Wikki Tourists FC of Bauchi, ended abruptly in Gombe as fans turned violent, protesting an own-goal by the home team. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Gombe Utd fans, already feeling aggrieved over...

Posted on Sep 9, 2017 - Last updated on Sep 9, 2017

2019: Why North-East Deserves To Produce PDP Presidential Candidate – Gombe

2019: Why North-East Deserves To Produce PDP Presidential Candidate – Gombe
 

Salisu Magaji Gombe presides over North East Progressives Forum (NEPF) and Arewa Youth Development Association of Nigeria (AYDAN). In this interview with CHIBUZO UKAIBE, he spoke about recent events in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and some other national issues. What was your impression of the...

Posted on Aug 6, 2017 - Last updated on Aug 6, 2017

Gombe: Tangale Youths Blame Govt’s Inaction for Lingering Crisis

Gombe: Tangale Youths Blame Govt’s Inaction for Lingering Crisis
 

From: Ali Abare, Gombe Tangale youths from Billiri Local Government Area of Gombe State  have blamed inaction on the part of the state government for the perennial communal clashes involving two communities in the area. The youths, under the umbrella of the Tangale Community Development Association...

Posted on Jul 16, 2017 - Last updated on Jul 16, 2017

CBN Holds Sensitization Fair In Gombe

CBN Holds Sensitization Fair In Gombe
 

By Chuwang Dung, Gombe The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has urged Nigerians to fully embrace policies and schemes of the Bank geared towards strengthening and promoting financial stability and economic growth. The Gombe State branch controller of the apex bank, Mr. Hamza Jibrin made the called, yes...

Posted on Jul 14, 2017 - Last updated on Jul 14, 2017

Gombe First Class Emir is Dead

Gombe First Class Emir is Dead
 

The Emir of Deba, Abubakar Waziri, is dead. Mr. Waziri, a 79 years old retired army colonel, died on Thursday at the Nizamiye hospital in Abuja where he was being treated for an undisclosed illness. He was the 36th Emir of Deba, a position he held for 33 years. Confirming the death to PREMIUM TIMES,...

Posted on Mar 24, 2017 - Last updated on Mar 24, 2017

N23.29b Bribery Scandal: INEC Staff in Lagos, Adamawa, Gombe, Enugu, Anambra Top Suspects List

N23.29b Bribery Scandal: INEC Staff in Lagos, Adamawa, Gombe, Enugu, Anambra Top Suspects List
 

• EFCC report reveals statistics of suspects • Two RECs may face trial • Fresh row in INEC over sitting, refreshment allowances for panel members How wide spread was the move by the ousted PDP government to compromise the 2015 elections? Fresh facts yesterday showed that 16 states and the Fede...

Posted on Jan 29, 2017 - Last updated on Jan 29, 2017

Fire Engulfs 48 Shops in Gombe Market

Fire Engulfs 48 Shops in Gombe Market
 

No fewer than 48 shops and properties worth millions of Naira were on Tuesday burnt to ashes at Gombe old Market as a result of fire incident. Malam Mohammad Abba, Chairman of the market told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the incident occurred in the night, adding that the cause of the fire ...

Posted on Dec 28, 2016 - Last updated on Dec 28, 2016

Fire Razes 48 Shops in Gombe Market

Fire Razes 48 Shops in Gombe Market
 

Properties worth over N40 million were lost as a fire in Gombe town’s main market razed about 48 shops on Tuesday. The fire was suspected to have been started by an electrical fault in a shop when electricity supply was restored to the market Our correspondent who visited the market reported that...

Posted on Dec 28, 2016 - Last updated on Dec 28, 2016

48 Shops Razed in Gombe Market

48 Shops Razed in Gombe Market
 

Gombe, Dec. 27, 2016 (NAN) No fewer than 48 shops and properties worth millions of Naira were on Tuesday burnt to ashes at Gombe old Market as a result of fire incident. Malam Mohammad Abba, Chairman of the market told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the incident occurred in the night, adding ...

Posted on Dec 27, 2016 - Last updated on Dec 27, 2016

FG Inaugurates N57m Sickle Cell Facility For North-east In Gombe

FG Inaugurates N57m Sickle Cell Facility For North-east In Gombe
 

SAN FRANCISCO, September 16, (THEWILL) – A N57 million Sickle Cell Centre for the entire North-east region has been inaugurated at the Federal Teaching Hospital, Gombe, the Gombe State capital, by the Federal Government. The facility also houses the Health Records Office of the hospital. Inaugura...

Posted on Sep 16, 2014 - Last updated on Sep 16, 2014

Gombe youths dump PDP for APC

Gombe youths dump PDP for APC
 

The Gombe Youth Vanguard for Change, comprising 400 members, and six other similar groups have dumped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the All Progressives Congress (APC). Leader of the Gombe Youth Vanguard for Change Malam Ibrahim Muhammed said they pulled out of Governor Ibrahim Dankwambo’...

Posted on Sep 9, 2014 - Last updated on Sep 9, 2014

Hajj: 2,000 Gombe pilgrims await airlift

Hajj: 2,000 Gombe pilgrims await airlift
 

Executive Secretary of the Gombe State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board, Mallam Usman Gurama, has said that the state has begun preparations for the airlifting of 2,000 intending pilgrims for this year’s hajj. He told newsmen that the board began the early preparation to ensure a hitch-free pilgrimag...

Posted on Aug 25, 2014 - Last updated on Aug 25, 2014

Gombe Residents Worry Over Rising Youth Restiveness

Gombe Residents Worry Over Rising Youth Restiveness
 

…As Two Marshals Die In Kalare Incident BEVERLY HILLS, August 19, (THEWILL) – Residents of Gombe are now worried over the rising cases of youth restiveness in the State. Youth restiveness is known as Kalare in local parlance in the North East. Kalare activities had in recent past been the b...

Posted on Aug 20, 2014 - Last updated on Aug 20, 2014

Gombe police foil suicide bomb attack

Gombe police foil suicide bomb attack
 

From David Hassan, Gombe The Gombe state Police command yesterday foiled an attempt by a suicide bomber, who gate-crashed the fence of Government Day Secondary School, Pilot Gombe, with a mission to bomb the school. Confirming the incident to newsmen in Gombe, the Commissioner of Police in Gombe sta...

Posted on Jul 8, 2014 - Last updated on Jul 8, 2014

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