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UNESCO, Japan collaborate on women empowerment

UNESCO in collaboration with the Government of Japan inaugurates a project to empower women and girls in Gombe, Delta and Bauchi

Senate mourns communal clash victims, sends delegates to Gombe

The Nigerian Senate on Tuesday, held a minute silence to mourn the victims of recent communal clashes who lost their lives from conflicts between Waja/Lunguda and Nyuwar/Jessu communities in Balanga Local Government Area of Gombe state.

Gombe Gov. Yahaya urges Christians to pray for peace, stability

Governor Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State has called on Christian faithful in the state to use the period of Easter to pray for continued peace and stability of the state and the country in general.

Correctional Service trains 339 inmates with skills in 3 years

The Medium Security Custodial Centre, Billiri, Gombe State Command, has said that it had empowered no fewer than 339 inmates, with various vocational skills at the centre, in the past three years.

#EndSARS: Gombe govt inaugurates 11-member inquiry panel

Gombe State government has inaugurated an 11-member commission of inquiry to investigate cases of human rights violations and other related extrajudicial acts by the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) in the state.

Gombe fumigates 2,021 schools

Gombe State Government has begun the fumigation of 2,021 secondary schools ahead of resumption of students in exit classes.

Coronavirus: Gombe suspends minimum wage, slashes salaries

Gombe State Government has suspended payment of the N30,000 minimum wage following dwindling finances due to the effect of coronavirus pandemic on the economy.

NDE, Gombe Govt. disburse N2m to 200 women

Gombe State Government says it has disbursed N2 million soft loans to 200 women to encourage the growth of Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs).

Teenage girl kidnaps uncle’s daughter for N6m ransom

An 18-year-old girl has been arrested in Gombe for allegedly kidnapping the five-year old daughter of her uncle.

Malnutrition: Gombe gets N3.4 bn World Bank loan

The Gombe State Government, in collaboration with the Federal Government, has secured N3.4 billion loan from the World Bank for use in checking malnutrition...

Gombe Gov sets up committee to assess tertiary institutions

Governor Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State has approved the constitution of an 11-member committee to assess the relevance and viability of the five tertiary...

Gombe transports first batch of pilgrims to Saudi Arabia

Gombe State has transported its first batch of 560 intending Pilgrims from Lawanti International Airport Gombe to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Gombe fans hail Super Eagles for redeeming image

Some football fans in Gombe have described Wednesday’s victory by the Super Eagles over Tunisia at the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt...

EFCC secures 55 convictions, recovers N90m in Gombe

The North East Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Gombe says it has secured 55 convictions and recovered over N90 million in six months.

Rape: NGO seeks domestication of Child’s Rights Act in Gombe

An NGO, Save the Children Community Engagement and Advocacy, has called on the Gombe state government to domesticate the Child’s Rights Act, to tackle increasing cases of rape in the state.

Nigeria needs peace to develop – Sen. Ekweremadu

Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu says Nigeria needs peace to develop as a people.Ekweremadu stated this in Gombe on Saturday while inaugurating a 37km...

NAFDAC alerts public on circulation of fake cold Caplets

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on Thursday alerted the public on the circulation of fake Mixagrip cold Caplets...

Gombe has a debt profile of N110 bn – Transition Committee

The Transition Committee set up by the Gombe State Governor-elect, Alhaji Inuwa Yahaya of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says the state has a...

Malnutrition: Gombe State healthcare cured 13,069 children in 2017 – Official

The Nutrition Coordinator, Gombe State, Malam Suleiman Mamman, says that no fewer than 13,069 children have been cured of malnutrition in Gombe in 2017...

Gombe NSCDC resolves 118 altercations in 2 months

Gombe State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) said its Peace and Conflict Resolution Department resolved no fewer than 118 disputes from January to February this year.

De-Radicalisation: 95 ex-insurgents graduate in Gombe State

The Operation Safe Corridor of the Nigerian Army on Wednesday graduated 95 of the 254 ex-insurgents undergoing four months de-radicalisation training in Gombe State.

Lassa fever: Gombe state records death

The Gombe State Government said on Monday that the state has one person to Lassa fever.

Lassa fever: Gombe Govt. earmarks N20m for prevention of outbreak

The Gombe State Government, has earmarked N20 million for the prevention of the outbreak of Lassa fever in the state.

Residents warned against illegal dumping of waste in drains, waterways

Gov. Ibrahim Dankwambo of Gombe State has called on the people of the state to refrain from dumping refuse in drainage channels and waterways so as to avert flooding.

Gombe health ministry intensifies Breastfeeding campaign

The Gombe State Commissioner for Health, Dr Kennedy Ishaya, says the ministry is intensifying campaign to encourage mothers in the state to breastfeed their babies.

APC set to win Gombe by-election – Secretary

The All Progressives Congress (APC), Gombe State Chapter says it is set to win the seat of Dukku North Constituency in the Aug.19 bye-election into the state House of Assembly.

Farmers harvest 9,000 tons of wheat

The Chairman, Wheat Farmers Association in Gombe State, Mr Batari Dauda, said 9,000 tons of wheat were harvested in 2016/2017 farming season in the state.

CSM: State Govt. purchases N4m drug kits

The Gombe State Government, has purchased drug kits worth four million naira for the management and treatment of Cerebrospinal Meningitis (CSM) to all hospitals across the state.

3 suspected armed robbers arrested in Gombe

The Police in Gombe State says it has arrested a group of suspected armed robbers terrorizing the people of Gombe metropolis and environs.A statement...

Gombe urged to grant free education to physically-challenged persons

Alhaji Umaru Goro, Councillor representing Muna ward in Balanga Local Government Area of Gombe state, has appealed to the state government to...

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