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Gombe Gov Lauds NYSC Scheme For Role In Nation Building 


The foresight of the founders of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme for establishing a platform that gives youths across the country opportunity to contribute to nation-building has been praised and commended.  The commendation was made by the Governor of Gombe state, Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya while at the Gombe State House of Assembly Complex for the unveiling of a ...

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Fire destroys 25 shops at Gombe Main Market


According to eyewitnesses’ account, the inferno, which started around 1:45 am. on Wednesday, lasted for four hours and completely destroyed more than 25 shops, affecting the livelihood of over 300 people. Speaking to Daily Trust, Chairman of the market traders’ association, Alhaji Uba Abdullahi, attributed the inferno to electrical fault when electricity supply was restored to the market. He said, according to ...

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FAAN warns MMA2, Gombe Airport, two others to pay their debts or risk being shut


The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has issued a notice to private and state-owned airports in Nigeria to settle their debts or be shut on May 1. General Manager, Corporate Affairs, FAAN, Mrs. Henrietta Yakubu, confirmed the development to Newsmen on Tuesday in Lagos. Reports show that the indebted airports include the Murtala Muhammed Airport 2, Lagos, operated by ...

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7 lives lost as fire engulfs property worth N88m in Gombe


Gombe – Malam Garba Jibrin, Deputy Director Fire Services in Gombe State says, seven lives and properties worth N88 million were lost to fire disasters between January and Sept. 2018. Jibrin disclosed this in an interview in Gombe on Wednesday. He said that during the period under review they were able to save 1, 038 lives, recorded 64 injuries and ...

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Gombe motorists decry slow pace of road reconstruction


Motorists plying  Numan-Gombe Federal road have expressed concern over the slow pace of the on-going reconstruction of the road particularly from Numan-Lafiya Lamurde in Adamawa state to Cham town in Gombe state. One of the motorists, Amos Aboki, a commercial bus driver, lamented that the construction firm handling the road, “lacks the capacity, manpower and construction machines to reconstruct the ...

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LAND CONFLICTS: How it started and why it still occurs

Land conflicts

All over the world, people struggle for land. Many of them struggle with land conflicts and some of them struggle to solve them peacefully. This article aims to facilitate the understanding of people’s position, attitude and behaviour, as well as their underlying interests and motivation when an asset such as land ownership is at stake. From the ancient Greek myths ...

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Lack of Funds Threatens Gombe Water Project

Lack of Funds Threatens Gombe Water Project

The Gombe Water Project is currently being stalled by lack of funds. This is based on a statement by the Manager of Gombe State Water Board, Isa Muhammad, who revealed in a report by The Guardian that prolonged maintenance at the treatment plant has put the state capital in an acute water scarcity.  Muhammed said the Board would soon establish a ...

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