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Today's Headlines: ‘Thousands’ Dump APC For PDP; "APC Will Govern Nigeria For Over 40 years" -Sheriff

‘Thousands’ dump APC for PDP in Gombe John Yoriyo, former deputy governor of Gombe, and an unconfirmed number of card-carrying members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state, have defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Photo Credit: Thecable

  2 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: ‘Thousands’ Dump APC For PDP;

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines: Resident Burnt Alive As Bandits Attack Again, DSS Meets in Gombe For Insecurity

Two days after killing security operatives at a military formation in Sokoto, bandits have launched a fresh attack in the state. A resident was... Source: Daily Trust A resident was burnt alive while many policemen have been unaccounted for in the attack which occurred in Sabon Birni Local Government Area of the state, on Wednesday.

  2 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Resident Burnt Alive As Bandits Attack Again, DSS Meets in Gombe For Insecurity

POLITICS

Two (2) Northern States PDP May Reclaim From APC In 2023

Two (2) out of the many northern states currently controlled by the All Progressives Congress (APC), may likely be reclaimed by the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), if the current crisis within the ruling party in these states continues. Already, there are visible signs which show that PDP may have become the more stable Party within these states, owing to the many problems currently bedeviling the ruling party.

  2 months ago ago
Two (2) Northern States PDP May Reclaim From APC In 2023

POLITICS

Today's Headlines: ‘Thousands’ Dump APC For PDP; Buhari To Inaugurate Police Quarters Built By NDDC

‘Thousands’ dump APC for PDP in Gombe John Yoriyo, former deputy governor of Gombe, and an unconfirmed number of card-carrying members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state, have defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Photo Credit: Thecable

  2 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: ‘Thousands’ Dump APC For PDP; Buhari To Inaugurate Police Quarters Built By NDDC

ECONOMY-FINANCE

VAT: How Northern Elders may have contradicted themselves with recent statement on their population

A couple of weeks ago, the Governor of Rivers State, Governor Nyesome Wike, stirred up reactions after he made remarks on his move to take control of the Value Added Tax VAT being generated in his state. According to him, this was because of the perceived injustice that is taking place in the system such as in the case where Rivers State generated 15.1 billion naira as taxes in June but was given 4.7 billion naira as allocation, while Kano State generated 2.8 billion naira as tax and was given 2.8 billion naira as allocation.

  2 months ago ago
VAT: How Northern Elders may have contradicted themselves with recent statement on their population

POLITICS

Today's Headlines;Ekiti: Former Gov, Picks PDP Governorship Form; Gombe Governor Receives Report On Billiri Violent Protest

Photos Credit: Google Ekiti: Former Gov, Oni, Picks PDP Governorship Form Former governor of Ekiti State, Chief Segun Oni, yesterday picked the expression of interest and nomination forms of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ahead of the governorship election scheduled to hold next year.

  2 months ago ago
Today's Headlines;Ekiti: Former Gov,  Picks PDP Governorship Form; Gombe Governor Receives Report On Billiri Violent Protest

SEX-RELATIONSHIP

Boko Haram pressurising parents to marry off 12 year olds in Niger State, Babajide reacts.

Report has it that Boko Haram terrorists are threatening parents to marry off the young daughters. A background report for TVC News current affairs program 'Journalist Hangout', revealed that girls as young as 12 face the threat of being forced into early marriages. While reacting to the development Babajide Akolade Otitoju (BKO), a prominent face on the program said he is not suprised at all.

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Boko Haram pressurising parents to marry off 12 year olds in Niger State, Babajide reacts.

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines: 7 Health Workers Arrested In Gombe; MUN Hails Military Over Rescue Of Maj Datong

(Photos Credit: Google) Gombe: Police arrest 7 health workers for diverting 5,450 mosquito nets Seven employees of the Kwami and Billiri Local Government Primary Healthcare Departments in Gombe State are in police custody for diverting 5,450 mosquito nets meant for free distribution in their communities. (Photos Credit: People Gazette)

  2 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: 7 Health Workers Arrested In Gombe; MUN Hails Military Over Rescue Of Maj Datong

JUSTICE

Today's Headlines: Protest Begins In Gombe, 3,648 Died In Auto Crashes in 7 Months – FRSC

Some commercial motorcycle operators at Cross Junction, Gombe Line, Gombe State, aka Achaba riders, have protested against the alleged killing of a rider, Ahmadu Ibrahim, over a N50 ticket. Source: Punch Newspaper The ticket is usually issued to riders daily by officials of the motorcycle union in the state.

  2 months ago ago
Today's Headlines:  Protest Begins In Gombe, 3,648 Died In Auto Crashes in 7 Months – FRSC

SPORTS

10 Reasons I Didn't Congratulate Gombe Utd On Their Return To NPFL-Gara Gombe

Former chairman of Gombe United FC, Gara Gombe Ahmed Shuaibu, says it is too early to celebrate the club's return to the Nigeria Professional Football League, stating reasons he was quite sad that they gained promotion from NNL. The philanthropist and fiery sports critic raised 10 pertinent questions about the club's elite division status sustainability, in response to why he has not congratulated them for the feat as their former chairman.

  1 month ago ago
10 Reasons I Didn't Congratulate Gombe Utd On Their Return To NPFL-Gara Gombe

SOCIETY

Video: Kano Hisbah Seizes 3600 Bottles Of Beer Amid Ongoing VAT Controversy

For quite a short period of time now, some Southern states government have been at loggerheads with the Federal Government of Nigeria regarding the collection of VAT within their respective jurisdictions. Some of the states which are involved in this struggle includes; Rivers and Lagos state. Both Rivers state and Lagos state are in the process of enacting laws that will ensure state control of VAT rather than FIRS.

  2 months ago ago
Video: Kano Hisbah Seizes 3600 Bottles Of Beer Amid Ongoing VAT Controversy

SPORTS

Today's Headlines: Anthony Joshua Will Return Bigger- Abike, Thousands Dump APC For PDP In Gombe

Photo Credit: Google Anthony Joshua Will Return Bigger- Abike Photo Credit: Punch Newspapers The Chairperson of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has opined that Nigerian-British boxing champion, Anthony Joshua, will return to the boxing ring ‘bigger, better and stronger,’ after suffering defeat and losing his titles to Ukraine’s Oleksandr Usyk.

  2 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Anthony Joshua Will Return Bigger- Abike, Thousands Dump APC For PDP In Gombe

POLITICS

Todays Headlines:Gov Hope Inaugurates White paper Implementation; 2 People Dead In Gombe Autocrash

Uzodimma Inaugurates Committee on Land Matters White Paper Governor Hope Uzodimma of Imo State has inaugurated a Whitepaper Implementation Committee on Lands and Other Related Matters, charging members to recover all the assets gazetted in the Whitepaper as recommended. Photos Credit: Thisday Live Performing the ceremony at the Government House, Exco Chambers, Owerri, yesterday, the governor directed the Committee not only to recover as recommended by the Whitepaper all illegally acquired Imo assets but also recommend to the government how best to put into use the recovered assets.

  2 months ago ago
Todays Headlines:Gov Hope Inaugurates White paper Implementation; 2 People Dead In Gombe Autocrash

POLITICS

What APC NWC Can Do As 15 Of Their Supporters Defect To PDP In Gombe State

Image: The APC defectors in Gombe state Some supporters of APC which summed up to 15 reportedly defected to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in Gombe state. However, a report from Punch News made it known that one of the defectors who happens to be a former deputy governor, Lazarus Yoriyo said that he was not impressed with the happenings in the ruling party, APC adding that he had seen it all, he made the statement while addressing supporters on Saturday.

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What APC NWC Can Do As 15 Of Their Supporters Defect To PDP In Gombe State

RELIGION

2 Reasons Why Gombe Christian Association of Nigeria Is Proud Of Pantami

The Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Isa Ali Pantami has been praised by many Nigerians for the feat he has achieved within two years in office. Photo credit: PUNCH Many influential Nigerians have been praising the Minister after he was promoted to the rank of Professor recently.

  2 months ago ago
2 Reasons Why Gombe Christian Association of Nigeria Is Proud Of Pantami

POLITICS

One Allegation Raised As CAN Suspended Gombe Chairman Over Letter Congratulating Isa Pantami

Days after the Gombe State chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria had congratulated the Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami over his latest promotion to the rank of professorship, the National body has now dismissed the Caretaker Chairman. Photo of Isa Pantami Image Credit || Daily Nigerian

  2 months ago ago
One Allegation Raised As CAN Suspended Gombe Chairman Over Letter Congratulating Isa Pantami

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Why Southern Govs Should Change Their Stance On VAT And Allow FIRS Continue With The Collection

Few days ago, Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike announced his intentions to relieve the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) of the duty of collecting tax in Rivers State. Subsequently, he signed a tax law and also inaugurated the Tax Appeal Commission in the state, thereby enabling his state to be in charge of VAT collection within it's jurisdiction.

  2 months ago ago
Why Southern Govs Should Change Their Stance On VAT And Allow FIRS Continue With The Collection

POLITICS

A supporter of Gombe's governor dies after jumping off a convoy car.

On Sunday, a 30-year-old Ahmad Sagir, also known as Khalifah, a fervent supporter of Gombe State Governor Muhammadu Inuwa, fell off a moving vehicle in the governor's convoy en route to Bajoga/Funakaye local government for an official assignment. After sustaining a shattered skull, he died instantly.

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A supporter of Gombe's governor dies after jumping off a convoy car.

POLITICS

Nigerians will miss Buhari after 2023: Ex-Minister

PHOTO CREDIT: PEOPLES GAZETTE Former education minister Yerima Abdullahi believes that when President Muhammadu Buhari leaves office in 2023, millions of Nigerians will miss him. “After 2023, I will miss Buhari, as would millions of Nigerians, because when he says it is white, it is white, and when he says it is black, it is black,” Mr Abdullahi remarked in Gombe on Tuesday.

  1 month ago ago
Nigerians will miss Buhari after 2023: Ex-Minister

POLITICS

Governor of Gombe state receives report on crisis

Gombe Governor Muhammadu Yahaya received a report on Wednesday about the crisis in Billiri, which has destroyed millions of homes. As the nomination of the most-voted candidate Mai Tangle was delayed, leading to breakdown of law, an investigation was launched into charges of reckless murder and destruction.

  2 months ago ago
Governor of Gombe state receives report on crisis