Fake DSS officer nabbed in Taraba

July 3, 2020 Andrew Ojih 0

The Taraba state command of the Department of State Security Service, (DSS) on Friday paraded a 45-year-old Ishaya Adamu Jonathan for defrauding people in Gombe, Adamawa and Taraba states, claiming he is a very senior officer of the service. The Taraba state director of DSS, Alhaji Bashir Abubakar, while briefing newsmen in Jalingo, the state capital said Ishaya Adamu Jonathan was Read More

Goje mourns Gidado, former Chief of Staff

June 30, 2020 Taiye Odewale 1

Senator Danjuma Goje (APC Gombe Central) has described the death of his former Chief of Staff, Alhaji Babayo Gidado as a loss of a patriotic Nigerian who spent his life contributing his quota towards the development of the nation and the state. In a statement issued Monday, the former governor while sympathising with his family and the people of the Read More

Breaking: FG unveils 12 new Perm Secs…see their full names, state of origin

June 16, 2020 Editor 0

President Mohammadu Buhari on Tuesday approved the appointment of 12 new Permanent Secretaries in the Federal Civil Service. Head of the Civil Service of the Federation (HOCSF), Dr Folasade Yem-Esanmade, this known in a statement signed by Director Communication, Mrs Olawunmi Ogunmosunle, in her office in Abuja. The new Permanent Secretaries are; Mr Akinlade Oluwatoyin from Kogi, Malam Alkali Nura Read More

Breaking: Respite as Gombe discharges 20 Covid-19 patients

May 8, 2020 Auwal Ahmad 0

Gombe state Commissioner of Health, Dr Ahmad Muhammad Gana, on Friday announced the discharge of 20 Covid-19 patients from various isolation centres. Dr. Ahmad Gana made the announcement during daily press briefing on Covid-19 situation at Government house in Gombe. The Commissioner said they were discharged after they fully recovered, and tested negative in two consecutive times. Dr. also appealed Read More

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Gombe targets ICT development with increased budget allocation

March 4, 2020 Editorial III 0

In a bid to ensure that Information Communication Technology (ICT) is widely utilized as a key enabler for development in every sector, Gombe state Governor Alh. Inuwa Yahaya has pledged to ensure that more than 20 per cent of the state budget is channeled  into ICT initiatives. Gombe state Commissioner for Science and Technology Dr Aishatu Usmam Maigari said this Read More

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Gombe govt denies procuring 100 computers for N100 million

February 19, 2020 Editorial III 0

Gombe state Government has debunk a report that the state government has procured 100 units of computers at the sum of N100 million in its 2019 budget. This was contained in a press statement signed and made available to newsmen in Gombe on Tuesday by Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to Governor Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya, Mr Samaila Uba Read More

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Gombe to buy 9 dialysis machines for centre – Commissioner

February 14, 2020 Editorial III 0

The Gombe state Commissioner for Health, Dr Ahmed Gana, has disclosed that the state government had plans to buy nine dialysis machines to equip the dialysis centre of the Specialist Hospital, Gombe. Gana, who made the disclosure in an interview with newsmen in Gombe Friday, said the machines would be used for different line of patients’ management. He said the Read More

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Gombe gov inspects temporary appeal court complex

February 7, 2020 Editorial III 0

The governor of Gombe state, Alhaji Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya, Friday inspected facilities at the temporary complex of the Gombe Division of the Court of Appeal. This was contained in a statement issued by the governor’s senior special assistant on media and publicity, Ismaila Uba Misilli. According to the statement, the governor, in company of his deputy, Dr. Manassah Daniel Jatau, Read More

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Gombe gov appoints Difa as water board boss, other

February 7, 2020 Editorial III 0

The governor of Gombe state, Alhaji Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya, has approved the appointment of Magaji Abubakar Difa as the general manager of the state Water Board. The governor also okayed the appointment of Abdurraqib Sa’eed Muhammad as the general manager/coordinator, Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Agency (RUWASSA). This was contained in a statement issued Thursday by the governor’s senior special Read More

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GBV: Kebbi, other northern states govs’ wives collabo British High Commission

February 1, 2020 Editor 0

The wive of Kebbi State Governor, Dr.Zainab Shinkafi Bagudu, has expressed optimism that the collaboration between the British High Commission and Northern Governor’s Wives Forum would yield positive results in addressing Gender Based Violence (GBV) especially in northern Nigeria. A press statement from Yahya Sarki, special adviser on media to Kebbi state governor revealed that Dr. Bagudu who is also Read More

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Gombe youth laud Jamilu Gwamna on education

February 1, 2020 Editorial III 0

Youth in Gombe state have commended the Managing Director of Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO), Dr. Jamilu Isyaku Gwamna, for helping the less privileged in the state to acquire western education at various levels. The youth leader, Sani Abubakar, who made the commendation in Gombe Friday, said the youth appreciated Gwamna’s interventions, especially in educational development, by sponsoring less privileged Read More

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Governor Yahaya mourns AY Gombe

January 9, 2020 Editorial III 0

Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe state has expressed sadness over the demise of a front line politician and business man,   Alhaji Adamu Yaro Gombe, popularly known as AY Gombe, who died Wednesday. This was contained in a press statement signed and made available to Journalists in Gombe by the Senior Special Assistant to the governor on Media and Publicity, Read More

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Inuwa tasks Gombe communities on peaceful co-existence

December 30, 2019 Editorial III 0

Governor Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe state has called for peaceful coexistence among communities in Gombe south in order to ensure the development of the zone and the state. Yahaya made the call while delivering his speech at the 2019 Tangale Cultural Festival at Billiri town, Billiri local government area of the state on Saturday. He said his administration was voted Read More

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Gombe to begin free feeding programme

December 24, 2019 Editorial III 0

Gombe state Governor Alhaji  Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has reiterated his administration’s commitment towards creating enabling environment for the girl-child by providing quality education for them. The Governor stated this during his visit to a girl-child learning centre  manned by Better Education Service Delivery for All (BESDA) at Sangaruyel, in Bajoga,  Funakaye local government area of the state on Tuesday Governor Read More

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NGO, Gombe Govt. collaborate on access to family planning

December 17, 2019 Editorial III 0

A Non-Governmental Organisation Pathfinder International in collaboration with the Gombe state and other major stakeholders in the health sector have launched a policy plan to expand family planning mix method and to increase Contraceptive Prevalence Rate (CPR) in the state. Speaking during the launch of the policy in Gombe on Monday, Project Officer  Pathfinder International Mr Yusuf Nuhu said the Read More

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Gombe Gov declares 8th NIPOST national sports festival open

December 12, 2019 Editorial III 0

Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe state has urged contingents of the NIPOST sports festival from the 36 states of the federation to be a source of inspiration to young talents in the state. The Governor made the call while declaring open, the 8th  NIPOST Sports Festival, tagged Gombe 2019, on Wednesday. He described sports as one of the unifying Read More

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Gombe commissioner harps on science and technology education

December 6, 2019 Editorial III 0

Gombe state Commissioner of Education Dr Habu Dahiru has expressed his willingness to give priority for Science and Technical Education in schools. He stated this in an interview with newsmen in Gombe on Friday. Dr Dahiru said science and technology is an essential tool for rapid development in any society. According to him, countries were classified as developed and developing Read More

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Gov Yahaya’s US trip: A harbinger of better tomorrow for Gombe

December 3, 2019 Editorial III 0

The most important route to acquire the trust of the people in any society, irrespective of race, ethnicity or religion, is the ability to match words with actions. In politics, especially in this part of the world, talk is cheap and many political leaders do not care about leaving any legacy behind. But in Gombe state, the reverse is the Read More

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Gombe: Gov Yahaya urges Muslims on Muhammad’s tolerance, modesty

November 11, 2019 Editorial III 0

Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe state has called on the Muslim Ummah to imbibe the spirit of tolerance, humility, modesty, and generosity as exemplified by the life and times of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (SAW).  This was contained in a press statement issued in Gombe by the senior special assistant to the governor on media and publicity, Mr. Samaila Read More

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Gombe to unveil long-term development plan

November 10, 2019 Editorial III 0

Gombe state Government says it is set to convey a stakeholder summit that would produce a long-term development plan with specific milestone and timelines that would guide the present administration for sustainable growth. Gov. Inuwa Yahaya disclosed this while inaugurating the members of the state’s Executive Council in Gombe on Saturday. Yahaya stated that the state government was aware of Read More

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‘Gombe records improvement in access to child spacing services’

November 7, 2019 Editorial III 0

Gombe state Advocacy Group on Family Planning and Child Spacing said the state has recorded significant improvement in accessing child spacing commodity, as well as increase in Contraceptive Prevalence Rate (CPR) from 4 percent to 17 percent. Chairman of the network and Executive Director of SAIF Advocacy Foundation, Malam Alhassan Yahya stated this while speaking during a media breakfast with Read More

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Inuwa purchases 50 new 18-seater buses for Gombe Line

October 17, 2019 Editorial III 0

In order to improve the transportation service delivery , Gombe state Governor Muhammad Inuwa Yahya, has purchased 50 brand new 18-seater buses for Gombe Line Transport Service.  Yahaya disclosed this while speaking during an inspection of refurbished fire fighting vehicles in Gombe on Wednesday. He said the purchase of the new buses was to protect passengers in line with the Read More

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Nigeria @ 59: Governor Inuwa preaches unity

September 30, 2019 Editorial III 0

Gombe state Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has urged the people of the state and Nigerians in general to rekindle their hopes and renew their commitment and love for Nigeria as the country moves to surmount its challenges. He said this in a  message to mark the 59th independence of Nigeria and 23rd anniversary of Gombe state. Governor Inuwa urged the Read More

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Gombe gets new Chief Judge

September 5, 2019 Editorial III 0

Justice Beatrice Lazarus has been sworn- in as the acting Chief Judge Gombe state by Governor Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya following the retirement of Justice Hakila Heman. Governor Inuwa during the ceremony expressed his administration’s desire to maintain the harmonious working relationship with the judiciary and legislature. He said despite the financial difficulties faced by the state, his administration will be Read More