Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo
Government declares curfew in Gombe after youths clash
Gombe State Government has declared curfew in the state capital following yesterday’s clash between Christian youth and some thugs in the metropolis.
Revisiting APC’s routing of PDP in Gombe State
How come the last man standing in northeast geopolitical zone fell like a sandcastle? Was the defeat of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Gombe State...
How Gombe mayhem might induce voter apathy
As the governorship and state Assembly election holds across the 36 states of the country this Saturday, there are indications that the violence, which broke out in the state on March 2, 2019 was intended to stoke voter apathy. That fateful Saturday, the gubernatorial candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Usman Bayero Nafada, accompanied…
APC, PDP trade words over supporters’ clash in Gombe
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Gombe State have traded blames over attack among their supporters at the state capital...
30 parties endorse Mohammad Abubakar in Bauchi State
Thirty opposition political parties in Bauchi State have endorsed the gubernatorial candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC), Governor Mohammad Abdullahi Abubakar, for a second term in office.
Dankwambo, Jang congratulate Atiku, solicit support
Gombe State Governor Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo has described the victory of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar as the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for 2019 general election as a honour to North-East region.
Dankwambo blames FG over alleged comatose economy, declining GDP
A presidential aspirant in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo, has blamed the Federal Government for a ‘comatose’ economy. Dankwanbo, who is the Governor of Gombe State, lamented the failure of President Muhammadu Buhari-led government to improve Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP).
Gombe APC seeking common front ahead of 2019 guber race
Ahead of the 2019 gubernatorial election in Gombe State, there are indications that stakeholders of the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) will need to be united rather than relying...
Waiting for Dankwambo
Inspiration for this essay came from studied observation of the Nigerian polity in the period leading up to the next general election, particularly the disturbing trend of insecurity all over our country.
Violence, imposition of candidates threaten Gombe APC unity
If there is any state in the north where the All Progressives Congress (APC) needs to forge unity of purpose and practice inclusive politics, it is Gombe State. The state is not very special for the forthcoming 2019 electoral battle basically because of two issues.