Friday, August 23, 2019

Hajj: 39,506 Nigerian pilgrims now in Saudi Arabia

By Agencies  The number of Nigerian pilgrims so far airlifted to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has risen to a total of 39,506. The...

Gombe civil servants fraudulently earn N2.5 billion monthly – governor

By Abdulrasheed Bello Governor of Gombe, Inuwa Yahaya, says the state spends N2.5bn monthly on salaries of about 67,000 employees who were later discovered to...

Full list: Police release telephone numbers of PROs nationwide

By Brendan Umoren With a view to making Nigeria safer and more secure for economic development and growth, the Public Relations Officer of the...

Gombe: Lack of volunteers jeopardize community management of severe malnutrition

By Fateema Idris A lack of volunteers who interface between parents of Severe Acute Malnourished children (SAM) at different communities in Gombe State has continued...

Nigeria’s progress in biotech gets accolades at New York event

By Harrison Arubu Speakers at a science communication forum in New York have lauded Nigeria’s steady but significant progress in agricultural biotechnology especially the development...

Measles outbreak: North East records 21,011 cases, 100 deaths – survey

By Agencies States in the North East part of Nigeria recorded no fewer than 21,011 cases of measles with 100 deaths in the past few...

Gombe governor sets up committee on review of state-owned tertiary institutions

By Fateema Idris Gombe State governor, Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya, has inaugurated an 11-member committee on tertiary institutions in the state, lamenting that the state has...

EFCC arrests eight for producing, selling fake fertilizer in Gombe, Bauchi...

By Shehu Usman Gombe zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested eight individuals for producing and selling adulterated fertilizer in Gombe...

NAHCON: No intending pilgrim will be left behind

By Abdulrasheed Bello The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has reassured intending pilgrims and the public that conveying Nigerian pilgrims will be concluded...

BREAKING: Fuel tanker explodes in Gombe

By Precious Bello A fuel tanker has exploded in Tunfure along Gombe-Bauchi expressway, Gombe State, leaving a motorcyclist burnt beyond recognition. As at press time, Channels Television...

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Yobe Desert Stars appoint Taiye Yusuf as new technical adviser

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Senior WAEC official confirms President Buhari’s secondary school results

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President Buhari re-appoints Aghaeze his aide on photography

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Police rescue abducted Syrian teenager in Kano

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