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Desertification: Gombe government to plant one million trees

Gombe State Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has revealed plans by the state government to plant one million trees in response to the growing desertification in the state.
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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.
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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.

Ashaka Cement spends N1.5 billion on host communities

Ashaka Cement a subsidiary of Lafarge says it has spent N1.5 billion on social initiatives and infrastructure development within local communities bordering the factory and Maiganga Coalmine area.

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.

Cholera outbreak claims five in Gombe, 16 hospitalised

Gombe State government on Thursday said fresh outbreak of cholera had killed five people, while 16 others were hospitalised at the Primary Health Centre, Kembu in Balanga Local Government Area of the state.

Farmer allegedly rapes 9-year-old girl

A 20-year-old farmer, Muhammad Adamu, was on Tuesday arraigned in a Pantami Magistrates’ Court, Gombe, for allegedly raping a 9-year-old girl.

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.

Woman dies of Lassa fever in Gombe

Officials at the Gombe State Ministry of Health said an 18-year-old woman has been confirmed dead after her body was diagnosed with Lassa fever.

Lassa fever kills one in Gombe

The Gombe state government says Lassa fever has killed one person in the state. \

Two remanded for impersonating Gombe deputy governor

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Gombe Zonal office, on Wednesday arraigned two persons, Yusuf Usman and Sani Ahmed before Justice M. J Umar of the Federal High Court Gombe on 10-count charge bordering on conspiracy, forgery, contract scam and obtaining money by false pretense.

Group seek women involvement in discussing restructuring

A coalition of women drawn from 5 local government areas in Gombe state has called on Nigerian women to participate actively in the ongoing debate for the restructuring of the country.

Police to arraign man for raping 12-year-old girl in Gombe

The Gombe State Police Command has said that it will soon charge to court a 77-year-old man, Abubakar Jauro of Bolari Quarters in Gombe metropolis, for having canal knowledge of a 12-year-old girl.

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Deputy Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi; Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege; President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, and Chairman of Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Prof. Itse Sagay, during the courtesy visit by PACAC to the Senate President at the National Assembly on Thursday, November 21, 2019.

Itse Sagay applauds Senate’s leadership for commitment to service

Chairman of Presidential Advisory Committee on Anti-Corruption (PACA), Prof. Itse Sagay, on Thursday applauded the leadership of the ninth Senate for its commitment to service of the country.
Deputy Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi; Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege; President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, and Chairman of Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Prof. Itse Sagay, during the courtesy visit by PACAC to the Senate President at the National Assembly on Thursday, November 21, 2019.

Senator Lawan: Senate yet to receive request from President Buhari for Ibrahim Magu’s confirmation

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Thursday said the Senate is yet to receive any formal request from President Muhammadu Buhari for confirmation of the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu.

Edo new police commissioner reads riot act to criminal elements

The new Commissioner of Police deployed to the Edo State Police Command, CP Lawal Tanko Jimeta, yesterday, said he would be firm in carrying out his duty in order to ensure the safety of lives and property of the citizens of the state.
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Federal government approves PPP projects worth $8 billion in eight years

Mr Chidi Izuwah, the Director-General, Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) has said that the Federal Government approved Public-Private Partnership (PPP) projects worth eight billion dollars between 2010 and 2018.
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Federal government to review ownership of electricity distribution companies

The National Economic Council, NEC, yesterday resolved to review the status of the ownership structure of the power distribution companies in the country.