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In an attempt by different wings of the Nigerian elite to find who can lead the country to the future, this kind of nocturnal gatherings was expected. ... He later joined the Central Bank of Nigeria in 1988 and was there until 1999, The then governor of Gombe State, Alhaji Abubakar Habu Hashidu spotted the ...
As scheming and manipulations continue to fill the political space ahead of the 2019 general elections, Gombe State Governor, Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo, has called on the people of the State to support the ambition of a famous contractor, Alhaji Bala Bello Tinka. Dankwambo made the call through his ...

The Nigeria Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC) has indicated that the country's actual capital inflows grew by $7.3 billion dollars in 2017 to stand at ... which include oil and gas, services, manufacturing and agriculture spanning across Lagos, Ogun, Niger, Gombe and Kano states among others.
Recently the magazine published the total allocations received by each state in Nigeria from the Federation Account Allocation (FAA) between January to December 2017. The latest report on IGR reveals that only Lagos and Ogun States generated more revenue than their allocations from the Federation ...
The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Gombe State Council, northeast of the country, has elected new officials to pilot its affairs for the next three years. Declaring the results, the Chairman of electoral committee, Mrs Rebecca Mu'azu of VON, said Sa'idu Malala of the Information chapel polled 92 votes to ...
The qualities of sound leadership are as clearly visible as the negative antecedents and mediocrity of political jobbers that populate Nigeria's political space. Nigerians ... So, I was genuinely pleasantly surprised when I encountered the Gombe State Governor, Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo, Talban Gombe.

The Chairman of the Tripartite Committee on National Minimum Wage North West Zone who is also Gombe State Governor, Hassan Dankwambo, said that the Committee will do its best to ensure that Nigerian workers gets a fair minimum wage, which will improve their standard of living. The Governor, who ...
Heated arguments broke out among All Progressives Congress' governors during a strategy meeting at the party's national secretariat in Abuja on Wednesday, PREMIUM TIMES has learnt. The governors held the meeting to discuss the party's upcoming national convention and election of new party ...
... Federal Government's programme on Conditional Cash Transfer to the poorest of poor in the society in Gombe State have called for the sustenance of the scheme following its positive impact on the lives of the rural dwellers. Some of the facilitators from three local government areas of the state where the ...
Earlier, representatives of State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) from Yobe, Bauchi, Taraba and Gombe had denied awareness of distribution of relief materials to their States. Bauchi confirmed knowledge of the distribution of the materials but regretted that the State government was not involved ...
Representatives of governments of Gombe, Yobe, Bauchi and Taraba states had made testimonies before the committee where they disclosed that NEMA did not involve the state government or the state emergency agencies when the commenced the distribution of items. They also added that they could ...
Another sad development noticed in Gombe State beside the primary and secondary schools is that there are higher institution that are inaugurated but are not yet functional in spite of the fact they were declared ready and inaugurated for take-off. One of these is the University of Science and Technology in ...
Earlier, representatives of State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) from Yobe, Bauchi, Taraba and Gombe had denied awareness of distribution of relief materials to their States. Bauchi confirmed knowledge of the distribution of the materials but regretted that the State government was not involved ...
Gombe – Gombe State Governor, Alhaji Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo has assured the 2018 Batch 'A' National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members posted to the State of their safety during their stay in the state and service of their fatherland. The Governor who was represented at the official opening and ...
The Coalition of Progressive Political Parties, an umbrella body of 28 opposition parties in Gombe State, has resolved to support the Democratic Peoples Party (DPP) in the 2019 general elections. Addressing a press conference yesterday in Gombe, chairman of the coalition, Alhaji Magaji Kwairanga, said ...
Dankwambo's career began from Coopers & Lybrand and hightails to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Gombe State Accountant General, and he was later as ... State people, because savvy Nigerians are beginning to echo the aphorism: 'What is good for Gombites is also sauce and worthy for Nigerians!
By Ahmad Umar. Gombe State Northeast Nigeria has achieved tremendous success in the area of girls child education under the Female Teacher Training Scholarship Scheme program introduced in 2014, UNICEF has said. UNICEF Education Specialist Bauchi field office, Mariyam Bukar Dikwa stated this ...

... Agency (NDLEA), Gombe State Command, says it will strictly monitor farmlands in the state this farming season to ensure that no farmer cultivates Indian Hemp. Mr Aliyu Adole, Commander of the agency in Gombe, stated this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Gombe on Thursday.
Governor Ibrahim Dankwambo of Gombe has decried the rising cases of rape in the state, and called for concerted efforts to tackle the menace. "Cases of rape are on the rise in Gombe; in the last three weeks, an average of two cases were recorded everyday," Mr Dankwambo said on Tuesday in Gombe, ...
Governor Ibrahim Dankwambo of Gombe has decried the rising cases of rape in the state, and called for concerted efforts to tackle the menace. “Cases of rape are on the rise in Gombe; in the last three weeks, an average of two cases were recorded everyday,” Mr Dankwambo said on Tuesday in Gombe, ...
Articulate Governor Ibrahim Dankwambo of Gombe State last week clocked 56 on a very good note and in sound health. The man of impeccable character and service to his people was very modest in celebration of the birthday, as he preferred that his performances as governor to speak for him as a mark ...
Gombe – No fewer than 5,747 poor and vulnerable households in Gombe are benefiting from the Conditional Cash Transfer of the Federal Government ... Malam Umar Baba Head of Unit Conditional Cash Transfer Social Investment Programme Gombe disclosed this in an interview in Gombe on Saturday.
For the first time since the outset of the Boko Haram insurgency in the North-east of Nigeria five years ago, corps members completed the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme in Gombe State on Thursday. The 1,138 members who passed out were in the 2017 Batch 'A' Stream, although two other ...
Gombe – Gombe State Government has tasked the Gombe State chapter of the Civil Society Scaling Up Nutrition (CS-SUNN) to initiate implementable programmes aimed at solving malnutrition in the State. The State Commissioner of Finance, Alhaji Hassan Muhammad, gave the charge during a courtesy ...
More and more Nigerians are coming to terms with the fact that the only way Nigeria could continue to survive as a corporate entity beyond 2019 is to enthrone a brand new ... But ask the leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria, especially Gombe State Chapter, their opinion of Dankwambo.
The Gombe State Government has released N394m for the National Home-grown School Feeding Programme in the state. ... to journalists on the activities of the agency, on Saturday, said the funds were released to 2,809 food vendors participating in the programme, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.
Hajiya Maryam Mele, Focal Person, Social Investment Project, Gombe State, says N394 million has been released for the feeding of school children under the National Home Growth School Feeding Programme (HGSFP) in the state. Mele who briefed newsmen on Saturday in Gombe on the activities of the ...
The Focal Person, Social Investment Project, Gombe State, Maryam Mele, while speaking to journalists on the activities of the agency, on Saturday, said the funds were released to 2,809 food vendors participating in the programme, the News Agency of Nigeria reports. The official added that N197m was ...
Governorship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Gombe State, Muhammad Barde has called on voters in the state to go out enmass ... in buying water, and a governor that would revive Commerce and trade that Gombe people are reputable for among other social services for the people.
The Police Command in Gombe State on Thursday said it had recovered 25 firearms from individuals in the state. According to Mr Shina Olukolu, the recovery is in compliance with an order by the Inspector-General of Police directing all formations to mop-up illegal arms nationwide. Olukolu told newsmen ...
This happened while they were on treatment at Community Management for Acute Malnutrition Centres across the four operational local government areas in the state from. The state's Nutrition Officer, Suleiman Mamman, disclosed this in an interview with the PREMIUM TIMES in Gombe on Wednesday.
Gombe State Government has earmarked N20 million to procure child-spacing kits in the state. Malam Alhasan Yaya, Chairman, Gombe State Working Group on Child Spacing, a group of professionals in diverse field advocating for child-spacing in the state, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria ...
Other Nigerians honoured at the ceremony were Hajiya Amina Mohammed, Deputy Secretary-General of the UN, and Dr Christopher Kolade, a former Nigerian High Commissioner to the UK. Another award recipient was the Emir of Gombe, Dr Abubakar Shehu, who is the University Chancellor. (NAN) ...
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged “the Chairman, Nigeria Governors' Forum and Zamfara State Governor, Abdulaziz ... take measures to abolish such laws in their states for the sake of millions of Nigerians who deserve good governance and sustainable development.”.
As of 22 February 2018, 10 suspected cases who fell ill in Nigeria were reported in Benin, and confirmed cases have been reported from Beninese states that border Nigeria. The outbreak of Lassa fever is considered active in one Nigerian state that borders Benin and two that border Cameroon. Lassa ...
A member the House of Representatives, representing Kaltungo/ Shongom Federal Constituency of Gombe State, Hon. Binta Bello, has offset the National Examination Council (NECO) registration fees of 600 students from four Local Government Areas, making up Gombe South Senatorial District. She said ...
The Operation Safe Corridor of the Nigerian Army on Wednesday graduated 95 of the 254 ex-insurgents undergoing four months de-radicalisation training in Gombe State. Brig.-Gen. Bamidele Shafa, Coordinator of the programme, said during the graduation that the clients were subjected to all kinds of ...
Gombe State Ministry of Health says one of the six suspected cases of Cerebral Spinal Meningitis (CSM) it recorded in February was positive. The State Epidemiologist, Dr David Karatu, made the disclosure on Thursday in Gombe at the State Emergency Rapid Response Committee review meeting on the ...
The people of Tal village in Gombe state have expressed displeasure over the current state of an abandoned school project in their community. Tal community is located in the southern part of Billiri Local Government Area of Gombe state. Majority of the residents depend on agriculture as their source of ...
The Operation Safe Corridor of the Nigerian Army on Wednesday graduated 95 of the 254 ex-insurgents undergoing four months de-radicalisation training in Gombe State. Brig.-Gen. Bamidele Shafa, Coordinator of the programme, said during the graduation that the clients were subjected to all kinds of ...
The troubling details of a kidnapping that unfolded last week in the rural community of Dapchi in northern Nigeria after Boko Haram attacked a school and ... Many Nigerians were all the more outraged that the attack and the events that followed mirrored a similar kidnapping of nearly 300 schoolgirls in 2014 ...
Ali Abare, Gombe. Nigeria's much celebrated oil resource and population would remain a source of worry rather than a blessing if the country fails to engage its youths for meaningful development. Gombe State Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Alhaji Ahmed Abubakar Walama, ...
The Nutrition Coordinator, Gombe State, Malam Suleiman Mamman, says that no fewer than 13,069 children have been cured of malnutrition in Gombe in 2017 . ... Most of them tested HIV/AIDS positive and have been referred to various hospitals across the states to receive treatment,'' Mamman said.
Governor Ibrahim Dankwambo of Gombe has decried the rising cases of rape in the state, and called for concerted efforts to tackle the menace. "Cases of rape are on the rise in Gombe; in the last three weeks, an average of two cases were recorded everyday," Mr Dankwambo said on Tuesday in Gombe, ...
The governor said that he had directed heads of security agencies to deploy sufficient personnel to girls boarding schools across the state to ensure their safety. “Cases of rape are on the rise in Gombe; in the last three weeks, an average of two cases were recorded everyday. “The government alone ...
The Executive Secretary of the Gombe State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), Danlami Arabs Rukuje alongside two others were arraigned before ... jurisdiction of the court, were contrary to Sections 96 and 286, punishable under Sections 97 (1) and 287 of the Penal Code Law of Northern Nigeria.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and the Kogi State Government have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to ... “NNPC has carried out seven bankable feasibility studies which include three integrated sugarcane fuel ethanol projects in Benue, Kebbi and Gombe States.
Gombe residents have called on the National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) to embark on effective monitoring of packaged water factories, popularly known as pure ... He said that the demand for drinking water was high following the commencement of hot season in the state.
Since the onset of the outbreak, response activities have been carried out in all affected states and coordinated nationally by the Nigeria Centre for ... As the outbreak continues with more states reporting confirmed cases, the NCDC encourages all states to set up state-level EOC for proper and better ...
According to her there are no fewer than 80 million poor Nigerians and the office want to get the poorest persons data using appropriate means. ... “These states are Jigawa, Bauchi State, Kogi, Osun, Cross Rivers, Anambra, Katsina State, Kano State, Taraba, Gombe State, Adamawa, Niger, Nassarawa ...


 

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