8th Adamu Yola Gombe South Unity Cup: Organisers name more more persons into committee

September 13, 2023 Editor 0

The Chairman of the Local Organising Committee for the 8th Adamu Yola Gombe South Unity Cup, Promise Uwaeme, has officially announced the appointment of key committee members for the upcoming event. The newly appointed committee members include Alpha Shilong, Mark Malele, Mohammed Yusuf (commonly known as Moncasta), and seven others who have been selected to play vital roles to ensure Read More

Governor Inuwa Yahaya: Founding father of new Gombe state

July 20, 2023 Content Editor 0

Undoubtedly, Gombe state created on the 1st of October 1996, almost 27 years ago by the General Sani Abacha regime is at its social, economic, political, administrative and industrial zenith under the trailblazing Governor Muhammadu lnuwa Yahaya administration to the extent that many a historian have succinctly declared that the able DanMajen Gombe is the redoubtable Founding Father of the Read More

Gombe emirate: My appointment means renewed hope for peaceful coexistence – Sarkin Malaman

July 17, 2023 Auwal Ahmad 0

The former Commissioner of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs in Gombe state, Ahmad Abubakar Walama, has assured that his appointment as ‘Sarkin Malaman Gombe’ is for renewed hope for peaceful coexistence among various religious and ethnic groups across the state.  reacted to his appointment by the Emir of Gombe, Dr Abubakar Shehu Abubakar and was unveiled as the new Sarkin Read More

10th Reps: Ali Isah emerges consensus Minority Whip

June 11, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

Ali Isah from Gombe state, has emerged as the consensus candidate for Minority Whip as zoned to the North under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Minority caucus for the 10th Assembly The event was officially endorsed by 49 members in attendance, with Beni Lar from Plateau and Laori Komati from Adamawa as contestants. The announcement was contained in a communique Read More

Goje-Yahaya feud and the political rupture in Gombe 

May 6, 2023 Clem Oluwole 0

Gombe state is located in the North-eastern geo-political zone of Nigeria. The zone is synonymous with or defined by insecurity precipitated by the Boko Haram insurgency. It was from this epicentre that the criminal elements have wreaked havoc on other parts of the country, especially the North for close to a decade and half now. Known by its cognomen – Read More

Gombe: Inuwa mourns Wazirin 

April 10, 2023 Auwal Ahmad 0

Gombe state governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya, has mourned the passing away of the Wazirin Cham, Baba KK Cham, who died on Friday, April 8, 2023 after a protracted illness. Governor Inuwa Yahaya made the condolences available to newsmen by Mr Ismaila Uba Misilli, Director-General Press Affairs Government House Gombe on Monday.  The governor described the late elder statesman as a Read More

2023: APC suspends sitting senator over alleged anti-party

April 8, 2023 Admin III 0

The senator representing Gombe South Federal Constituency, Bulus Amos, has been suspended by the All Progressives Congress (APC) executive council of Bambam Ward of Balanga Local Government Area, Gombe state over an alleged anti-party activities during the 2023 elections. This was disclosed in a statement the party’s publicity secretary, Moses Kyari, on Saturday. He said the suspension came about as Read More

Governorship election: Gombe records high female voters

March 18, 2023 Auwal Ahmad 0

Gombe state Governorship and State House of Assembly election has recorded a large turnout of female voters in most polling units in the state. Our Correspondent reports that in Gombe and Yamaltu/Deba local government areas, women have come out en masse to cast their vote. Aishatu Muhammad Jibirin of Unguwan Birma in the Liji quarter of  Yamaltu/Deba who spoke with Read More

Many hearty cheers as Mallam Ismaila Uba Misilli adds another year

February 22, 2023 Austin Asadu 0

As things stood during and after the 2019 gubernatorial elections, the opposition Peoples Democratic Party’s desperate but futile attempt to thwart the will of the Gombe people only served to heat up the polity and divide the state along primordial and religious lines which the incoming administration of Governor Inuwa Yahaya was keen to nip in the bud thus necessitating Read More

Gombe 2023 governorship race and insecurity

December 21, 2022 Adamu Isa Gombe 0

One would have overlooked the brazen act of thugs setting the Campaign office of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, governorship candidate for the 2023 elections in Gombe state ablaze but for the silence of Governor Inuwa Yahaya, who is constitutionally the state’s chief security officer. And I pray he breaks the silence very soon. Public opinion has been oscillating between Read More

Gombe: Yahaya bags Sodangin Tula title

November 16, 2022 Auwal Ahmad Gombe 0

The Gombe state governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya, has been conferred the traditional title of Sodangin Tula by the Mai Tula, Abubakar Atari Buba. The director-general of Press Affairs of the Gombe Government House, Ismaila Uba Misilli, announced in a press statement said Chairman Tula and the district head of Baule, Ibrahim Hassan, led the delegation that delivered the conferment letter Read More

2, 000 APC, PDP supporters defect to NNPP in Gombe

November 15, 2022 Admin III 0

About 2,000 supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Kaltungo local government area of Gombe State have defected to the New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP). Governorship candidate of the party in the state Hon. Khamisu Mailantarki together with other party chieftains received the defectors at the local government. The governorship candidate while receiving the Read More

FG restates commitment to Gombe investment drive

October 14, 2022 Auwal Ahmad Gombe 0

Vice President Prof Yemi Osinbajo has reiterated the federal government’s commitment to supporting the Gombe state government’s efforts to attract investments. Osinbajo said this while Friday in Gombe speaking at the Maiden Gombe Investment Summit. He said the federal government was committed to supporting policies and reform programmes aimed at diversifying the economy and improving productivity. He noted that the Read More

VIDEO: Atiku visits Gombe, flaunts massive crowd

October 1, 2022 Admin III 0

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, on Saturday visited Gombe. The former Vice President, who was in the North-East state for a wedding ceremony, said he was thrilled by thousands of supporters that trooped out to welcome him. The Adamawa-born politician, who took to his verified social media pages with the pictures of the crowd, Read More

Despite current challenges, we’ve so much to celebrate – Gov Inuwa

September 30, 2022 Admin III 0

Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe state has said despite all the challenges confronting Nigeria, “there is so much to celebrate, particularly the fact that we are still together as an entity and hopeful that the lofty height of greatness we covet is still within our reach to accomplish.” This was contained in a message to mark Nigeria’s 62nd Independence Read More

Rabies kills four people in Gombe

September 28, 2022 Admin III 0

Not fewer than four people died and many sustained injuries as a result of the outbreak of rabies in Dukku local government area of Gombe State in the last two years. Chairman of the local government Honourable Jamilu Ahmed Shabewa disclosed this Wednesday during the flag off of the nationwide mass anti- rabies vaccination organized by the federal ministry of Read More

PDP urges court to disqualify Inuwa, deputy over certificates

August 3, 2022 Ahmid Lawal 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its Gombe state governorship candidate, Muhammad Jibrin Barde have urged the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja to disqualify Governor Mohammed Inuwa Yahaya of and his Deputy, Jatau Manassah Daniel from contesting and participating in the 2023 Governorship Election in Gombe state for submitting alleged forged certificates. In  SUIT NO: FJC/ABJ/CS/1301/2022 between Peoples Democratic Read More

Gombe: Mailantarki’s football academy in global fame foray

July 23, 2022 Chamba Simeh, Abuja 0

The governorship candidate of the New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP) for the 2023 general elections in Gombe stat, Khamisu Ahmed Mailantarki, is already proving his capability and commitment to boost the fame of the state at the global level if elected governor. The football academy he founded and owns is participating in the forthcoming youth pre-season tournament in Denmark and Norway. Read More

Jaiz Bank, scholars meet in Gombe for Islamic banking awareness

June 28, 2022 David Agba 0

Jaiz Bank Plc at the weekend in Gombe state organised an interactive session with religious leaders and scholars drawn from Gombe, Bauch, Yola, Jos and Yobe to enlighten them on the operations of Islamic Banking and Finance. Speaking at the event, the Managing Director of Jaiz Bank, Mr. Hassan Usman, outlined the Bank’s achievements in the last 10 years of Read More

Danjuma Goje wins APC Gombe central senatorial primaries 

May 28, 2022 Auwal Ahmad, Gombe 0

Senator Danjuma Goje on Saturday won the All Progressives Congress (APC) senatorial primaries for Gombe central zone. The former governor of the state who is currently serving his third term in the red chamber would contest against Aliyu Abubakar Aliyu of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2023 election. He scored a total of 100 votes out of the Read More

Gombe 2023: Gwamna holds the ace

May 23, 2022 Abdullahi Auwalu 0

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Gombe state as a team is known for going into crucial matches with their first eleven. This has been the practice since 2003 until the winning tradition was truncated in 2019 to massage the vested interest of a few. The rest, as they say, is history. Fortunately, the PDP has regained those lost, utility Read More

Yahaya returns nomination forms, boasts of transformation in Gombe

May 12, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Gombe state governor Inuwa Yahaya has returned his Expression of Interest and nomination forms to the leadership of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) ahead of the governorship primary in the state. The governor also expressed confidence that he will win both the APC ticket and his reelection in 2023 general elections. Speaking with newsmen after submitting his nomination forms Read More

Presidency: ‘You’re the best,’ governor Yahaya backs Fayemi to fly APC ticket

May 12, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Gombe state Governor, Inuwa Yahaya, has pledged the support of the entire Gombe delegates and government for the presidential ambition of Ekiti state Governor and Chairman of the Nigeria Governors Forum, Dr John Kayode Fayemi. In a statement released by the spokesman of Kayode Fayemi  Campaign Team, Femi Ige, Thursday in Abuja, said Governor Inuwa Yahaya who received the campaign Read More