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Gombe

(ˈɡɒmbeɪ)
n
(Placename) a state of Nigeria, in the NE. Capital: Gombe. Pop: 2 353 879(2006). Area: 18 768 sq km (7246 sq miles)
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He added that, the project involves five dams, including Bakalori Dam in Zamfara State, Goronyo Dam in Sokoto State, Hadeja Dam in Jigawa State, Dafin Kowa in Gombe State and a dam in Kano State.
The IMO said the new figure released in Abuja covered internally displaced people (IDPs) in the northeastern states of Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Gombe, Taraba and Yobe as well as the central state of Nassarawa and Abuja.
Twin suicide attacks in Maroua, northern Cameroon, killed at least 11, while 42 lost their lives in a series of blasts at two bus stations in Gombe, northeast Nigeria.
The explosions occurred in Gombe, the capital of Gombe State, late
ABUJA (CyHAN)- At least 30 people have been confirmed killed in the two bomb explosions at two motor parks in Nigeria's northeastern Gombe metropolis on Wednesday night, rescuers said Thursday.
TEHRAN (FNA)- A pair of explosions in a crowded market in the Nigerian city of Gombe left over 30 people killed.
Boko Haram carried out attacks on three polling stations and on two areas in Gombe state in the northeast, leaving at least seven dead.
Gun-toting Boko Haram extremists - who are uprising in the north-east and have vowed to disrupt elections - also forced voters to abandon polling stations in three villages in Gombe state.
We have evacuated two bodies of females we believe were suicide bombers behind the blast," said one rescue worker after the explosion in Gombe city.
Dans le quartier residentiel de la Gombe, des centaines de jeunes se sont regroupes aux abords de la residence du chef de l'[euro][umlaut]tat, celebrant la victoire et voulant [beaucoup moins que] feliciter [beaucoup plus grand que] le President.
A suicide bomber blew himself up at a market in the northeast Nigerian city of Gombe on Friday, killing at least six people and wounding 10.
A CAR bomb has exploded at a bus station in Nigeria's northeastern city of Gombe, killing at least 20 people and injuring another 60, said rescue workers.