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Court remands man for ‘armed robbery’

A Gombe Chief Magistrates’ Court, on Wednesday, remanded a 40-year-old man, Muhammad Hamisu, in a correctional custody over alleged armed robbery.

Septuagenarian in court for raping, impregnating daughter

The Chief Magistrates Court 10 in Gombe, on Monday, remanded 72-year-old Ibrahim Yunusa in prison custody for allegedly raping and impregnating his biological daughter.

Quelea birds: Gombe farmers laud federal government over aerial control of pest

Some farmers in Gombe State have lauded the Federal Government following the conclusion of the aerial control of migratory pest in five local government areas of the state.

Court grants Gombe ‘rapist’ father, son bail

A Gombe Area Court has granted an alleged rapist, Ibrahim Yunusa, and his son, Yusuf, bail after they were both arraigned for defiling a 17-year-old girl, who is the biological daughter and sister of the accused persons, respectively.

Senator Ekweremadu: Nigeria needs peace to develop

Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu says Nigeria needs peace to develop as a people.
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Hippopotamus attacks affecting our business, lives – fisherman

Fishermen in Dadin Kowa community of Yamaltu/Deba Local Government Area, Gombe State, have cried out over the increasing attacks of hippopotamuses.
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Elections: APC, PDP, seven other parties to constitute 9th House of Reps

Going by the official list of members-elect for the 9th House of Representatives assembly, a total of nine political parties will have representatives in the chamber.
Supporters of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) celebrate with party flags in Abuja, Nigeria, after candidate President Mohammadu Buhari was re-elected on February 26, 2019. – Muhammadu Buhari was re-elected Nigeria’s president, results showed February 26, 2019, after a delayed poll that angered voters and led to claims of rigging and collusion. Buhari, 76, took an unassailable lead of more than four million votes as the last states were yet to be declared, making it impossible for his nearest rival, Atiku Abubakar, to win. The win was confirmed as Abubakar won in the very last state to declare — Rivers in the south — but could not claw back the deficit. (Photo by KOLA SULAIMON / AFP)

Gombe elections: APC wins seven of eight local governments

The All Progressives Congress’s governorship candidate in Gombe State, Mohammad Yahya, has won in seven out of eight local government areas so far announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
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Gombe elections: APC wins Yamaltu constituency seat

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has declared the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Abubakar Sadik Ibrahim, as the winner of Yamaltu West constituency in the election into Gombe State House of Assembly.

Gombe elections: APC wins Deba constituency seat

The candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC), Mohammed Sa’idu, has been declared the winner of Deba constituency by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
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Elections: APC wins all National Assembly seats in Gombe

The All Progressives Congress in Gombe State has won all the National Assembly seats declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission.

Lassa fever: Gombe government confirms death of four patients

The Gombe State Government has confirmed the death of four Lassa fever patients out of the 53 suspected cases recorded in the state.

Ibrahim Dankwambo congratulates Emir of Deba on his coronation

Governor Ibrahim Dankwambo of Gombe State has congratulated Alhaji Ahmad Usman, the Emir of Deba on his coronation and presentation of staff of office.

Federal government commences payment of N5,000 to beneficiaries of CCT scheme in Gombe

The Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) empowerment programme of the federal government has commenced the payment of N5,000 monthly stipend to over 11,000 beneficiaries of the scheme in Gombe State.

5,853 N-Power beneficiaries posted to places of work in Gombe

No fewer than 5,853 second batch beneficiaries of the Federal Government’s N-Power programme have been posted to places of their primary assignments in Gombe State.

Minister, NMA offer free medical services, surgery in Gombe

Alhaji Suleiman Hassan, Minister for Power, Works and Housing II, in collaboration with the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), Gombe State chapter, has offered free surgery and medication to people in Yamaltu/Deba Local Government Area, Gombe State.

Man impregnates 15-year-old daughter

The police in Gombe on Tuesday charged 50-year-old Samaila Zakari at a magistrates’ court with raping and impregnating his 15-year-old daughter.

APC Congress: One confirmed dead in Gombe

Gombe State Police command on Sunday confirmed the killing of an All Progressives Congress (APC) member during Saturday’s Local Government congress.

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As Nigeria celebrates her 59th year independence anniversary, Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State has said that though the country is 59 years old, it has not matured.

Taraba to incorporate additional 300 staff into state civil service

The Taraba Governor, Darius Ishaku has approved the employment of over 300 people into the state civil service as part of efforts to address the gross manpower shortage of the state civil service
“In several cases, journalists, bloggers and activists have either been denied bail, as it is the case with journalist Agba Jalingo, or granted bail with stringent conditions that implicitly violate human rights, as it is the case with journalist and activist Omoyele Sowore and Olawale Bakare. In all of such cases, the alleged offences are not constitutionally and internationally recognizable.”

Correctional Service: Agba Jalingo didn’t sponsor inter-cell sports competition for inmates

The authority of Nigerian Correctional Service have refuted reports in one of the private television stations and some social media handles claiming sponsorship of a football competition by detained journalist, Agba Jalingo, for inmates in the Afokang custody Centre of the service in Calabar, Cross River State.
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Kogi elections: Yiaga Africa wants polls cancelled

An election observer group, Yiaga Africa, has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), to cancel the gubernatorial and senatorial elections in Kogi State; saying the exercise was marred by vote-buying, ballot box snatching, intimidation of voters and thuggery.
An Italian youth club fired manager Massimiliano Riccini for disrespecting the opposition after his team bagged a 27-0 win on Saturday.

Italian club fires coach for winning 27-0 in football league

An Italian youth club fired manager Massimiliano Riccini for disrespecting the opposition after his team bagged a 27-0 win on Saturday.
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Kogi elections: Three confirmed dead, casualty list still being compiled – Police

The Commissioner of Police in Kogi, Mr Akeem Busari, who confirmed the deaths to newsmen, said the command was still compiling its report on the poll to ascertain the actual number of casualties.