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The Deputy Governor, Dr Manassah Daniel Jatau, stated this when the Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF) rose from its meeting on Wednesday at the NGF Secretariat in Abuja.

Gombe restates commitment to ICT for socio-economic development

The Gombe State Government has restated its commitment to embrace Information Communication Technology (ICT) as panacea to the 21st century challenges and socio-economic development.
Gombe State Governor, Inuwa Yahaya, has said that he took advantage of his trip to Russia with President Muhammadu Buhari to woo investors and development partners for the state. 2

Gombe sets up committee to check violation of environmental, traffic laws

In its renewed bid to ensure the implementation of environmental, traffic and related laws and regulations in the state, Gombe State Government has constituted A 14- Man Committee.
Gombe State Governor, Inuwa Yahaya, has said that he took advantage of his trip to Russia with President Muhammadu Buhari to woo investors and development partners for the state. 5

Gombe government pays outstanding salaries of state tertiary institutions

As a proactive measure to curb intending industrial crisis in its tertiary institutions, Gombe state government has paid the outstanding salaries and arrears of all verified workers of the state tertiary institutions.
Gombe State Governor, Inuwa Yahaya, has said that he took advantage of his trip to Russia with President Muhammadu Buhari to woo investors and development partners for the state. 2

Governor Yahaya: I’m open to criticisms

Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State has called on the delegation of the National President of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) on tour of the state not to hide anything they see from Gombe to the world.

Gombe SUBEB introduces whistleblower policy, declares war on absenteeism

The State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) in Gombe State has vowed to deal with teachers treating the teaching profession with levity, introducing a whistleblower policy to discourage the act of absenteeism and ensure patriotism within the basic education sector for effective teaching and learning.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Niger has commended the efforts of Mr Hamzat Adekunle with state code number NG-19C-1696, for conducting free diabetes tests for 65 persons in the camp.

NYSC: Over 1.4 million corps members benefitted from skill acquisition

Brig.-General Shuaibu Ibrahim, the Director-General, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), says that more than 1.4 million have benefited from the scheme’s skills acquisition training since its commencement in year 2012.
Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state on Friday inaugurated a 10-member committee to investigative alleged killing of two persons by men of Nigerian Air Force in Mabera area of Sokoto metropolis.

Governor Tambuwal, Ishaku, Ortom battle for PDP governors’ forum chairmanship

With the tenure of the Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Henry Seriake Dickson, ending soon, together with his chairmanship of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors’ Forum, the battle to succeed him has begun to gain momentum. At least three governors from the North are gearing up to contest the position, when it becomes vacant. The occupant is expected to be a critical factor in the next presidential election in 2023.

NDLEA: Gombe farmers now cultivate Indian hemp instead of grains

Commander of National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, Gombe State, Aliyu Adole, has bemoaned the diversion of farmers from grain to weed cultivation, especially in the southern Gombe.
A chieftain of the party in the state, Binta Bello, who once represent the party as a member of the House of Reps, said that the APC led government was afraid of the popularity the PDP is now gaining because it was the PDP that laid the foundation for the development of Gombe State for the past sixteen years.

Gombe PDP will never bow to APC’s discrimination – Ex-Reps member

The meeting was convened by Hon Binta Bello, immediate past Rep member for Kaltungo/Shongom Federal Constituency and brought together all those that made up the cabinet in the administration of the immediate past Governor of the State, Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo, among many other top-notch of the party in the Northeast. The event was held at its Secretariat after the failed bid to secure the International Hotel
Gombe State Governor, Inuwa Yahaya, has said that he took advantage of his trip to Russia with President Muhammadu Buhari to woo investors and development partners for the state. 2

2020: Gombe governor calls for renewed faith, commitment to unity, peace

As the new year begins, Gombe State Governor, Alhaji Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya, has enjoined the people of the state to look up to the future with optimism and renew their commitment to peace and unity.
Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday approved the recomposition of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) board after a forensic audit of the organization.

2020: Federal government to inaugurate 47 road projects, 13 housing estates, others – President...

The Federal Government says it will complete 47 ongoing road projects, including those leading to the nation ports, and major bridges including substantial work on the Second Niger Bridge in 2020.
Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday approved the recomposition of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) board after a forensic audit of the organization.

A letter from the President at New Year

Today marks a new decade. It is a time of hope, optimism and fresh possibilities. We look forward as a nation to the 2020s as the opportunity to build on the foundations we have laid together on security, diversification of our economy and taking on the curse of corruption. These are the pledges on which I have been twice elected President and remain the framework for a stable, sustainable and more prosperous future.
Gombe – A PDP Member Representing Billiri East State Constituency in the APC controlled Gombe State House of Assembly, Mr. Rambi Ibrahim Ayala, has given the reason why the State legislature did not waste time in scrutinizing and passing the State’s 2020 appropriation presented to them by the State Governor, Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya.

Why we didn’t waste time passing Gombe 2020 budget – assemblyman

A PDP Member Representing Billiri East State Constituency in the APC controlled Gombe State House of Assembly, Mr. Rambi Ibrahim Ayala, has given the reason why the State legislature did not waste time in scrutinizing and passing the State’s 2020 appropriation presented to them by the State Governor, Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya.
Gombe State Governor, Inuwa Yahaya, has said that he took advantage of his trip to Russia with President Muhammadu Buhari to woo investors and development partners for the state. 4

Gombe governor signs N130.83 billion 2020 budget

The Gombe State Governor, Inuwa Yahaya, on Monday signed the state’s 2020 budget passed by the House of Assembly recently.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

Four arraigned over alleged N47 million fraud in Gombe

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Gombe State Zonal Office, has arraigned four former members of Board of Gombe State Internal Revenue Service before Justice Nehizena Afolabi of the Federal High Court, Gombe.
Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR)

DPR: We have enough product to serve consumers’ needs

No fewer than 11 filling stations were sealed on Monday by the Gombe State field office of the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) for various offenses ranging from operating without a license, under and over dispensing of the petroleum product to the motorists, to the use premises as parking and mechanic workshops and dirty environments at the site of the operations.
Olufemi Gbajabiamila

House of Reps urge President Buhari to declare emergency on snake bites in Gombe

The House of Representatives passed a motion urging the Executive to declare a State of Emergency on incessant snake-bite deaths, in Kaltungo and Shongom Local Government areas of Gombe State.
Gombe State Governor, Inuwa Yahaya, has said that he took advantage of his trip to Russia with President Muhammadu Buhari to woo investors and development partners for the state. 2

Governor Inuwa: I’m ready to waive immunity to face petitions against my administration

Gombe State Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya on Monday urged citizens and residents not satisfied with the financial management of his administration in the state to challenge him in court, saying he was willing to waive his constitutionally guaranteed immunity.

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