Death Toll Now 10 in Gombe Bus Station Blast


The death toll from an explosion near a bus station in Gombe, northeast Nigeria, has risen to 10, a doctor and nurse at the hospital treating the injured told AFP on Friday. “We received 10 dead bodies from the blast at the Bauchi motor park (bus station),” a doctor at

Explosion Kills 5, Injures 15 In Gombe

At least five people have been killed and 15 others injured after an explosion went off near a bus station in Gombe State, Nigeria’s north-east region. Unconfirmed reports say the explosion went off around 19:58 GMT and that it came from an explosive left by a woman in her handbag

NYSC Denies Death of 2 Corps Members in Gombe


The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Tuesday, denied a media report of the death of two Corps members, who served as ad-hoc staff in Gombe State at the just concluded March 28 Presidential and the National Assembly. In a statement signed by the NYSC Director of Press, Mrs Bose Aderibigbe,

Eight Suspected Boko Haram Gunmen Killed in Gombe, Bauchi


Eight suspected Boko Haram fighters were killed on Monday during fighting in Gombe and Bauchi states, northeast Nigeria, police, residents and local hunters said. Gunmen believed to be Islamist militants have been roaming Bauchi and neighbouring Gombe since the weekend, when there was a series of attacks on polling stations

Soldiers Kill 3, Arrest One Insurgents in Gombe


Soldiers from the 301 Artillery Regiment (Support Group) of the Nigeria Army, Gombe, on Monday, killed three suspected insurgents and arrested another in Dukku Local government Area of the state. A captain of the regiment who was directed to who brief newsmen on the development, showed them the bodies of

Military Recovers Smart Card Reader From Boko Haram, Kills 3

The Nigerian Army has foiled an attack by some members of the Boko Haram terrorist group in Gombe State, North-East Nigeria, killing 3 of them in the process. While parading the corpses of the insurgents before reporters at the army barracks in Gombe, the state capital, the spokesperson of the

Boko Haram made Good Their Promise by attacking Polling stations in Yobe, Borno and Gombe States!

According to early reports just coming in, polling stations in Yobe, Borno and Gombe States were attacked this morning, 28th March and the terrorist group is striking fear in the heart of the citizens who turned out early at the polling units to perform their constitutional duties.

Breaking: Voting stalled in Gombe


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Gombe under Boko Haram attack

The insurgents, according to witnesses from Gombe, are currently being repelled by soldiers some three kilometres away from the town. The post Gombe under Boko Haram attack appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

Gombe State Welcomes General Buhari

Thousands of supporters have been gathering from the early morning at the Pantami Stadium in Gombe to welcome All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd). See photos from the rally below:

Bomb Blast Kills Two in Gombe After President’s Campaign Rally

There was pandemonium in Gombe and Rivers States on Monday when both states were hit by a series of bomb blasts, one of which was masterminded by a female suicide bomber that led to the death of at least two persons. The blast in Gombe occurred near the Pantami International

5 Die in Gombe Twin Blasts on Sunday


Five persons were feared dead in a twin blast that exploded in different locations in Gombe town on Sunday. The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of Gombe Command, DSP Waje Atajiri, confirmed the two incidents. He said investigation was ongoing on and that details would be made public.

Bird Flu Outbreak in Nigeria: 11 States Affected


Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Akinwumi Adesina, on Wednesday confirmed the outbreak of bird flu in 11 states of the federation. Adesina announced that the Federal Government had approved N145 million to compensate farmers affected by the outbreak of the disease. He made the disclosure at an emergency meeting