• PIC. 9. FORMER DEPUTY GOVERNOR OF ADAMAWA, MR BALA INGILARI (M), WHO A FEDERAL HIGH COURT IN ABUJA ON WEDNESNDAY (8/10/14) ORDERED THE CHIEF JUDGE OF THE STATE TO IMMEDIATELY SWEAR-IN AS THE GOVERNOR. 5027/8/10/2014/BJO/AIN/NAN

    Former Adamawa Governor, Ngilari, Critically Ill, Hospitalised

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    The former governor of Adamawa State, James Bala Ngilari, who has been in Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) custody is now critically sick, LEADERSHIP Sunday learnt. A source from the commission revealed that Ngilari was taken to Federal Teaching Hospital, Gombe with the commission’s ambulance yesterday evening at about six o’clock after he complained…

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    Court Remands Alman In Prison Custody Over N13m Charge

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    Hon. Zanaib Abubakar Alman has been remanded in prison custody by Justice Mohammed Garba Umar of the Federal High Court. Zanaib was arraigned on a three- count charge by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Gombe Zone, before the Federal High Court, Gombe yesterday. She was charged for obtaining N13 million by false pretence….

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  • 2 Students Feared Dead After Demonstration In FCE Gombe

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    Two students of the Federal College of Education (Technical) Gombe have been shot to dead by combined security operatives of police and soldiers following violent protest by the students over lack of water, power and other facilities. The school was immediately closed by authorities on Friday morning with students given an ultimatum to vacate the…

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    Police, CIHP, Kishimi Institute Graduate 292 Trainees In Gombe

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    The Nigerian Police Force Gombe State Command in collaboration with Kishimi Vocational Training Institute and Centre for Integrated Health Programme (CIHP) has trained two hundred and ninety two (292) youths in various skill acquisition. This was disclosed yesterday during the graduated ceremony by Mrs. Grace Samuel, head of the Institute at the Women Development Centre…

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  • NBA Chides Members For Shielding Corrupt People

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    The Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) has condemned the behaviour of some of its members for shielding corrupt people from prosecution. This was disclosed yesterday by the NBA chairman Gombe State branch, Haruna Sale, while speaking at an anti-corruption walk and rally organized by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission,EFCC, North East Zonal Office in Gombe….

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  • IGR: Gombe Realises 80% Of Its Target – Chairman

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    The Gombe State government said it has generated N6 billion from Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) which is about 80 per cent of its annual target. This was disclosed yesterday by the state chairman Board of Internal Revenue, Alhaji Muazu Atiku in an interview with newsmen. Alhaji Atiku said, “This was realised between January to October…

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    Dankwambo Spends N18m On Road Compensation

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    Governor Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo of Gombe State has earmarked N18 million for compensation to house owners that were affected during a road construction at Kumbiya-Kumbiya ward of the state. This was disclosed yesterday by the chairman of the committee on payment of compensation, Alhaji Shehu Abubakar Durbi Durbi said the aim of the compensation was…

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    Gunmen Kill 3 Policemen In Gombe

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    Three police men and civilians have been reportedly killed in an attack by gunmen at TRIACTA construction company in Buba Shango of Jakadafari district in Gombe, the state capital. Confirming the attack, the state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Fwaje Atajiri, said he was aware of the attack but he could not say how…

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  • Fulani Herdsmen Attack Gombe Village, Kill 1, Burn 40 Houses

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    Fulani herdsmen yesterday allegedly forced about 200 residents of Polalido-Kandilan village in Billiri local government area of Gombe State to flee their homes for safety. Our correspondent gathered that the suspected Fulani herdsmen attacked the village at 5pm on Monday in which one person was killed, four injured and 40 houses burnt down. Speaking to…

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