Latest Stories in Gombe

 

Man machetes 2 primary school pupils to death in Borno

Comments

A man, from Jafi village in Kwaya Kusar LGA, suspected to be of unsound mind, armed with machete entered into Jafi Primary School, Kwaya Kusar town and macheted two male pupils to death. Knife...

Thu Nov 30th, 2017     Read More →

PDP governors pledge free, fair convention

Comments

Governors of states controlled by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Thursday pledged support for free and fair National Convention of the party on Dec. 9. Gombe State Governor, Dr Ibrahim...

Thu Nov 30th, 2017     Read More →

PDP Convention: Aspirants back call for micro zoning

Comments

The call for micro zoning of various positions being contested for at the December 9 convention of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday got a boost as two aspirants from the...

Thu Nov 30th, 2017     Read More →

Buhari asks Senate for confirmation of 10 Code of Conduct Bureau members

Comments

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has read President Muhammadu Buhari letter seeking the Senate’s confirmation for 10 nominees as chairman and members of the code of conduct...

Wed Nov 29th, 2017     Read More →

South East not excluded in appointment of Appeal Court Judges — NJC

Comments

…‘Elevation based on merit, not lopsided’ By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA—The National Judicial Council, NJC, yesterday, denied allegation that the South East region of the...

Wed Nov 29th, 2017     Read More →

2018 Budget projections unrealistic – senators

Comments

By Henry Umoru ABUJA— Senators yesterday began debate on the general principles of the 2018 Appropriation Bill of N8.612 trillion presented before the National Assembly by President...

Wed Nov 29th, 2017     Read More →

Reps express outrage over poor implementation of 2017 budget

Comments

By Levinus Nwabughiogu ABUJA—Members of the House of Representatives were, at yesterday’s plenary, livid with the executive arm of government over poor performance of the 2017 budget....

Wed Nov 29th, 2017     Read More →

Minister commends World Bank, Nship on health system

Comments

By Ndahi Marama Maiduguri—The Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole, has commended the World Bank for injecting $171.5 million into the Nigeria Health Investment Project, NSHIP, to...

Tue Nov 28th, 2017     Read More →

Presidency: Atiku’s return triggers 2019 chaos in PDP

Comments

By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor The imminent return of former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar into the fold of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, is resetting the permutations for the 2019...

Sun Nov 26th, 2017     Read More →

Varsity offers employment to ex-militant graduates

Comments

The Igbinedion University, Okada on Saturday announced automatic employment for graduates sponsored by the Presidential Amnesty Programme and who made second class upper degrees in the 2016/2017...

Sat Nov 25th, 2017     Read More →

How Ekwueme, Bisi Onabanjo plotted six geopolitical zones from prison

Comments

By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor Dr. Alex Ekwueme who died last Sunday was a democracy activist who laid his all for patriotic political causes when it mattered. It is as such not surprising...

Sat Nov 25th, 2017     Read More →

N-Power begins physical verification of 300,000 volunteers Dec. 4

Comments

The 300,000 candidates pre-selected under the Federal Government’s N-Power Scheme will undergo its physical verification phase from Dec. 4 to Dec. 14 in the 774 local government areas of the...

Fri Nov 24th, 2017     Read More →

N-Power begins physical verification of 300,000 volunteers on Dec. 4

Comments

Abuja – The 300,000 candidates pre-selected under the Federal Government’s N-Power Scheme will undergo its physical verification phase from Dec. 4 to Dec. 14 in the 774 local...

Fri Nov 24th, 2017     Read More →

FG uncovers 500 tax fraudsters, pledges amnesty for repentant defaulters

Comments

Abuja – The Federal Government has obtained the names of 500 Nigerians implicated in various cases of tax fraud across the country. Mr Laolu Akande, the Senior Special Assistant on Media...

Thu Nov 23rd, 2017     Read More →

Buhari appoints 30 man C’ttee for negotiation on new minimum wage

Comments

By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari Thursday approved the appointment of a 30-member tripartite National Minimum Wage Committee for the negotiation of a new National...

Thu Nov 23rd, 2017     Read More →