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The immediate past deputy governor of Gombe State, Mr. Charles Iliya, has surrendered some luxury vehicles in his possession to the committee constituted by the state governor Alhaji Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya, to recover government property improperly disposed by the past administration of Dr. Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo.

Gombe governor visits Kwami council secretariat, meets only revenue officer

The governor of Gombe State, Inuwa Yahaya, on Mondy paid an unscheduled visit to Kwami Local Government Area secretariat located in Mallam Sidi area of the state.

Gombe: Flood disaster rips through several communities, claiming one life

Pandemonium struck in several communities of Gombe State, when heavy rains overflowed a river bank and caused a flood disaster that rips through communities around River Gongola in the state.
The immediate past deputy governor of Gombe State, Mr. Charles Iliya, has surrendered some luxury vehicles in his possession to the committee constituted by the state governor Alhaji Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya, to recover government property improperly disposed by the past administration of Dr. Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo.

Gombe governor sets up committee on review of state-owned tertiary institutions

Gombe State governor, Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya, has inaugurated an 11-member committee on tertiary institutions in the state, lamenting that the state has in recent times witnessed a phenomenal proliferation of tertiary institutions.
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Measles outbreak: North East records 21,011 cases, 100 deaths – survey

States in the North East part of Nigeria recorded no fewer than 21,011 cases of measles with 100 deaths in the past few months.

UTME: JAMB releases list of suspended CBT centres

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has released the list of Computer Based Test (CBT) centres suspended for aiding examination malpractices across the country.
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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.

Gombe elections: APC wins 19 assembly seats

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has won 19 of the 24 seats in the Gombe State House of Assembly, with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) winning the remaining five seats.
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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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.

Governor Dankwambo bid to become Senator fails

The Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) senatorial candidate in Gombe North, Gov. Ibrahim Dankwambo, has been defeated by Alhaji Sa’idu Alkali of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Saturday’s National Assembly election.
President Buhari attends APC Caucus Meeting at the APC Headquarters in Abuja on 18th Feb 2019-4

Elections: Presidet Buhari outpaces Atiku Abubakar in Gombe

President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress is galloping away from rival Atiku Abubakar of the PDP in Gombe state, according to the results of nine local governments announced on Sunday.

Nutritionist: Low compliance to early breastfeeding, major cause of malnutrition

A Nutritionist, Malam Sulaiman Mamman, says low level of compliance to early initiation to breastfeeding and complementary breastfeeding are major causes of malnutrition among children.
Emir of Dukku, HRH Haruna Abdulkadir Rashid II

Gombe monarch threatens to remove ward heads harbouring drug dealers

The Emir of Dukku in Gombe State, Haruna Abdulqadir, has threatened to remove any ward or district head who fails to expose drug dealers in his community.

UNICEF urges Governor Dankwambo to expand treatment of malnutrition

The United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, has called on the Gombe State Government to expand the treatment of acute malnutrition in the State from the present three to cover all the eleven local government areas of the state.

Gombe Assembly passes 2018 budget of N114 billion

Gombe State House of Assembly has passed the 2018 Appropriation Bill of the sum of N114 billion into law with an increase of the sum of N9.268 billion above the initial proposal presented by the State Governor.

Governor Dankwambo warns against encroaching on govt lands

Governor Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo of Gombe State has warned traders around Dukku motorpark, in Gombe metropolis, to desist from encroaching on land already acquired and compensated paid for by the state government.

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.

INEC decries poor continuous voter registration turnout in Gombe

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has decried the poor turnout of residents to participate in the ongoing Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) exercise in Gombe State .

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Osun governor presents 119.5 billion budget for 2020

Gov. Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State on Thursday presented a N119.5 billion budget to the state House of Assembly for the 2020 fiscal year.
Former World Cup and Champions League-winning coach Marcello Lippi has announced his resignation as manager of the Chinese national team after a World Cup qualifying defeat to Syria.

World Cup winner Marcello Lippi resigns from China managerial role

Former World Cup and Champions League-winning coach Marcello Lippi has announced his resignation as manager of the Chinese national team after a World Cup qualifying defeat to Syria.