DSS Releases Identities Of 21 Alleged B/Haram Front-Line Members

Nigeria’s Department of State Services (DSS) has released the identities of 21 alleged commanders and front-line members of the Boko Haram terrorist group arrested in different parts of the country. In a statement signed by Mr Tony Opuiyo, the DSS explained that the successful arrest is a result of the

Killer Hippopotamus Shot Dead In Gombe

Head of Forestry unit of Yamaltu/Deba Local Governmen Council in Gombe on Thursday confirmed the killing of a notorious Hippopotamus in Dadinkowa dam that had been terrorizing the community for the past two years and had killed five people. He told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Gombe on

NEC Committee Investigating NNPC To Engage Forensic Auditors

The National Economic Council Committee investigating the activities of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has announced plans to engage the services of two audit firms to investigate the books of generating agencies. Members of the Committee comprising of  Governors of Edo, Kaduna, Akwa Ibom and Gombe States say the

Aisha Buhari Donates Undisclosed Sum of Money to Gombe Bomb Blast Victims

Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, has donated undisclosed amount of money to 48 victims of the recent Gombe bomb blast admitted at the Federal Teaching and Specialists’ Hospital (FTH), Gombe. Aisha Jibir, member representing Dukku/Nafada Federal constituency of Gombe State, presented the money Saturday in Gombe,on behalf of the

UPDATE: Over 40 dead in Gombe blasts

FILE PHOTO of a bomb blast in Jos (AFP) – More than 40 people were feared dead in Gombe city, northeast Nigeria, on Wednesday after a series of bomb blasts ripped through two bus stations, a rescue worker and a witness told AFP.

At least 29 dead in Gombe bomb blast

FILE PHOTO of a bomb blast in Jos BAUCHI, (Reuters) – At least 29 people died and 60 were wounded in multiple bomb blasts at two bus stations in the northern Nigerian city of Gombe on Wednesday evening, a Red Cross official said.

Over 40 Feared Dead After Bomb Explosion In Gombe

At least 40 people are feared dead after a series of bombs exploded in Gombe city, northeast Nigeria, on Wednesday.  The bombs exploded at 2 bus stations killed over 40 and injuring many others.  A rescue worker and a witness told AFP.

Over 40 Dead As 3 Bomb Blasts Hit Gombe In One Day

Multiple explosions in the capital of Gombe state have left over 40 people dead. The first two explosions occurred at the Dadin Kowa motor park at around 7pm, occurring within minutes of each other.

Two Bomb Blasts Rock Gombe Market

There have been two explosions in a market in Gombe, northeast Nigeria, on Thursday. Channels Television correspondent has confirmed the incident saying the blasts were caused by Improvised Explosive Devices.

No Bailout For State Governors Owing Salaries

The meeting between President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and the 36 state governors on how to offset over 100 billion Naira salaries of Nigerian workers ended without an offer of a bailout plan by the Federal Government to the States.

For Committing Murder, Mob Lynch Policeman To Death In Gombe


For committing murder as a means of self-defence, a policeman was on Tuesday, lynched to death in Gombe state. An eyewitness, who preferred anonymity revealed that the mobile policeman, corporal Adamu Abba, was hit on his motorbike by a commercial tricycle operator (Keke NAPEP) at Bello Sabon Kudi Junction while