Gombe: Yahaya bags Sodangin Tula title

November 16, 2022 Auwal Ahmad Gombe 0

The Gombe state governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya, has been conferred the traditional title of Sodangin Tula by the Mai Tula, Abubakar Atari Buba. The director-general of Press Affairs of the Gombe Government House, Ismaila Uba Misilli, announced in a press statement said Chairman Tula and the district head of Baule, Ibrahim Hassan, led the delegation that delivered the conferment letter Read More

2, 000 APC, PDP supporters defect to NNPP in Gombe

November 15, 2022 Editorial II 0

About 2,000 supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Kaltungo local government area of Gombe State have defected to the New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP). Governorship candidate of the party in the state Hon. Khamisu Mailantarki together with other party chieftains received the defectors at the local government. The governorship candidate while receiving the Read More

FG restates commitment to Gombe investment drive

October 14, 2022 Auwal Ahmad Gombe 0

Vice President Prof Yemi Osinbajo has reiterated the federal government’s commitment to supporting the Gombe state government’s efforts to attract investments. Osinbajo said this while Friday in Gombe speaking at the Maiden Gombe Investment Summit. He said the federal government was committed to supporting policies and reform programmes aimed at diversifying the economy and improving productivity. He noted that the Read More

VIDEO: Atiku visits Gombe, flaunts massive crowd

October 1, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, on Saturday visited Gombe. The former Vice President, who was in the North-East state for a wedding ceremony, said he was thrilled by thousands of supporters that trooped out to welcome him. The Adamawa-born politician, who took to his verified social media pages with the pictures of the crowd, Read More

Despite current challenges, we’ve so much to celebrate – Gov Inuwa

September 30, 2022 Blueprint 0

Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe state has said despite all the challenges confronting Nigeria, “there is so much to celebrate, particularly the fact that we are still together as an entity and hopeful that the lofty height of greatness we covet is still within our reach to accomplish.” This was contained in a message to mark Nigeria’s 62nd Independence Read More

Rabies kills four people in Gombe

September 28, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

Not fewer than four people died and many sustained injuries as a result of the outbreak of rabies in Dukku local government area of Gombe State in the last two years. Chairman of the local government Honourable Jamilu Ahmed Shabewa disclosed this Wednesday during the flag off of the nationwide mass anti- rabies vaccination organized by the federal ministry of Read More

PDP urges court to disqualify Inuwa, deputy over certificates

August 3, 2022 Ahmid Lawal 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its Gombe state governorship candidate, Muhammad Jibrin Barde have urged the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja to disqualify Governor Mohammed Inuwa Yahaya of and his Deputy, Jatau Manassah Daniel from contesting and participating in the 2023 Governorship Election in Gombe state for submitting alleged forged certificates. In  SUIT NO: FJC/ABJ/CS/1301/2022 between Peoples Democratic Read More

Gombe: Mailantarki’s football academy in global fame foray

July 23, 2022 Chamba Simeh, Abuja 0

The governorship candidate of the New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP) for the 2023 general elections in Gombe stat, Khamisu Ahmed Mailantarki, is already proving his capability and commitment to boost the fame of the state at the global level if elected governor. The football academy he founded and owns is participating in the forthcoming youth pre-season tournament in Denmark and Norway. Read More

Jaiz Bank, scholars meet in Gombe for Islamic banking awareness

June 28, 2022 David Agba 0

Jaiz Bank Plc at the weekend in Gombe state organised an interactive session with religious leaders and scholars drawn from Gombe, Bauch, Yola, Jos and Yobe to enlighten them on the operations of Islamic Banking and Finance. Speaking at the event, the Managing Director of Jaiz Bank, Mr. Hassan Usman, outlined the Bank’s achievements in the last 10 years of Read More

Danjuma Goje wins APC Gombe central senatorial primaries 

May 28, 2022 Auwal Ahmad, Gombe 0

Senator Danjuma Goje on Saturday won the All Progressives Congress (APC) senatorial primaries for Gombe central zone. The former governor of the state who is currently serving his third term in the red chamber would contest against Aliyu Abubakar Aliyu of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2023 election. He scored a total of 100 votes out of the Read More

Gombe 2023: Gwamna holds the ace

May 23, 2022 Abdullahi Auwalu 0

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Gombe state as a team is known for going into crucial matches with their first eleven. This has been the practice since 2003 until the winning tradition was truncated in 2019 to massage the vested interest of a few. The rest, as they say, is history. Fortunately, the PDP has regained those lost, utility Read More

Yahaya returns nomination forms, boasts of transformation in Gombe

May 12, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Gombe state governor Inuwa Yahaya has returned his Expression of Interest and nomination forms to the leadership of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) ahead of the governorship primary in the state. The governor also expressed confidence that he will win both the APC ticket and his reelection in 2023 general elections. Speaking with newsmen after submitting his nomination forms Read More

Presidency: ‘You’re the best,’ governor Yahaya backs Fayemi to fly APC ticket

May 12, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Gombe state Governor, Inuwa Yahaya, has pledged the support of the entire Gombe delegates and government for the presidential ambition of Ekiti state Governor and Chairman of the Nigeria Governors Forum, Dr John Kayode Fayemi. In a statement released by the spokesman of Kayode Fayemi  Campaign Team, Femi Ige, Thursday in Abuja, said Governor Inuwa Yahaya who received the campaign Read More

Gombe 2023 and PDP’s gladiators

May 11, 2022 Sani Abubakar 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has concluded preparations for its primaries towards the 2023 general elections. Accordingly, the party has fixed May 18, 2022, as the kickoff date for the primary elections with the election of state assembly and national assembly flag bearers. The governorship primary election has been slated for May 23 2022. As expected, the race to pick Read More

Gombe: Former lawmaker, Mailantarki, quits APC

May 7, 2022 Auwal Ahmad 0

A former member of the House of Representatives from Gombe state, Khamisu Ahmad Mailantarki, has resigned his membership of the All Progressives Congress (APC). He announced his resignation in a letter addressed to the APC Chairman of his Herwagana Ward of Gombe Local Government Area, a copy of which was made available to journalists. “With gratitude to the Almighty Allah, Read More

Mother of 3 builds 2 houses from selling masa in Gombe

May 6, 2022 Blueprint 0

A seller of a popular Northern Nigerian snack known as masa, Mrs. Rebecca Dung, has advised the youth and women to go into small business to make themselves relevant. Dung, who gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Gombe, said she had built two houses from proceeds of selling snacks near Jiyamere Hotel Read More

Gombe emir urges farmers, herders to live in peace

May 3, 2022 Auwal Ahmad 0

Emir of Gombe Alhaji Abubakar Shehu Abubakar III and Chairman Gombe State Emirs and Chiefs has called on farmers and herders to live in peace. The emir, who made the call during his Sallah massage after a mini Durbar, organised by the emirates, said Gombe state was in the front line of farming, which makes the people of the state Read More

Inuwa seeks partnership to end drug abuse in Gombe

April 27, 2022 Auwal Ahmad 0

The Gombe state governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya, has stated the need for the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) to re-strategise and collaborate with relevant agencies in the fight against the use of illicit drugs and their peddlers. Yahaya stated this Tuesday when he received the new zonal commander of the agency in charge of Zone B, comprising Adamawa, Gombe Read More

Gov. Yahaya’s exemplary human capital development in Gombe

April 18, 2022 Tahir Ibrahim Tahir 0

The weaponisation of poverty has been the bane of the insecurity challenges gripping the Northern parts of the country, especially the North East, which has witnessed a protracted 10 years of fighting against insurgency; tagged boko haram. Calm is gradually returning to the North East, and the rebuilding and redevelopment of the region is taking place, step by step. Gombe Read More

The advent of Lincoln University Kumo

April 11, 2022 Blueprint 0

I commend the efforts of Gombe state Governor, Alhaji Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya, for establishing the Lincoln University College Kumo in Akko local government area of the state. Having a tertiary institution in our locality is such a blessing that can bring about development to the area and Governor Inuwa have done it to the people of Kumo. The establishment of Read More

Ex-Gov Dankwambo’s peaceful conduct excites Gombe APC

April 6, 2022 Auwal Ahmad Gombe 0

The Gombe state All Progressives Congress (APC) has commended the former governor of the state, Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo, over his peaceful visit to the state. At a press conference held Tuesday at the APC secretariat in the state, the APC publicity secretary, Moses Kyari, the party expressed its satisfaction with the peaceful conduct of the immediate past governor of the Read More

APC in disarray, jettisons reconciliation in Gombe, Goje laments

March 20, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Senator Danjuma Gojë has expressed concern that efforts to reconcile the warring camps in Gombe state All Progressives Congress (APC) have been jettisoned. Goje, in a statement made available to Blueprint Sunday by his media office signed by Ahmed Isa, said the situation was threatening the outing of the party in the 2023 general elections. The National Reconciliation Committee of Read More

Gombe Rep empowers 300 Dukku women

March 14, 2022 Auwal Ahmad 0

A member of the National Assembly representing Dukku/Nafada federal constituency, Aishatu Jibir Dukku, has empowered 300 women with 10,000 each to boost their home businesses. The lawmaker stated this while speaking at the flag off of her women empowerment program and distribution of cash to the 300 women in Dukku town. She said poverty is biting hard on women and Read More

Gombe: Walida urges greater women participation in politics

March 8, 2022 Auwal Ahmad Gombe 0

The Wildan Care Foundation Gombe state, has called on women all creed to participate in politics and the political processes ahead of the 2023 general elections. Executive Director of the Foundation, Aisha Walida Alkali, made the call in a press statement signed and made available to newsmen by the media advisor, Amb Auwal Ahmad Umar in Gombe, Tuesday, in commemoration Read More