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Gombe State University

ABOUT Gombe State University is a state-owned university in northeastern Nigeria. It is located in Shamaki Ward, Tudun Wada, Gombe. Gombe State University was founded in 2004 under the Mohammed Danjuma Goje administration. The university was established by the government to meet the academic needs of indigenes in the state and further improve the educational sector of the country. Secondary school leavers and graduates troop in hundreds into this university yearly to enjoy the excellent standard of academic activities here. The lecture halls are up to standard and the laboratories are well-equipped with modern equipment. The mission of the University is to make available an excellent opportunity for quality university education. Also, the school aims at providing a healthy environment where academic activities can thrive. To achieve this, the school continually trains its staff and upgrade learning facilities every year. Gombe State University is very affordable as the tuition fees are relatively low. Also, the cost of accommodation in the school is not expensive. It is one of the top universities in northeastern Nigeria. SERVICES Gombe State University offers undergraduate and post-graduate programmes in over 30 departments across 3 faculties. Also, the state university runs a post-graduate school that offers Post Graduate Diploma, PhD and Master Degree programmes in the Faculties of Science, Art And Social Sciences, and Education. Currently, the undergraduate courses offered by this university include: Faculty of Art And Social Sciences - Accounting - Business Administration - English - History - Political Science - Religious Studies - Sociology Faculty of Sciences - Biological Sciences - Biochemistry - Botany - Computer Science - Geography - Geology - Mathematical Science - Microbiology - Laboratory Technology Faculty of Education - Arts And Sciences Education - Education Foundation - Science Education Faculty of Law - Sharia - Public Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences - Pharmacognosy And Drug Development - Pharmacology And Therapeutics - Pharmaceutics And Pharmaceutical Technology In addition to these courses, the university's College Of Health Sciences runs undergraduate programmes in Basic Medical Sciences, Basic Clinical Sciences and Clinical Sciences. BEST FEATURES - Qualified lectures - Conductive Learning Environment - Standard Lecture Halls - Well-equipped Laboratories WHO CAN VISIT Gombe State University is open to secondary school leavers, undergraduates, graduates and professionals who desire to equip themselves with quality education and skills for the future. BEST TIME TO VISIT If you want to experience the magnificence of this learning centre, you should visit when academic activities are on-going. Especially at the start of the academic year. SAFETY Gombe State University is very safe. There are security personnel at the school who guard the school 24/7 to prevent violence or life-threatening activities.

Category: University

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Mbormi Battle Ground

History of Mbormi Battle Ground Mbormi Battle Ground. This is one of the five Nigerian sites that has been proposed to be enlisted into the World Islamic Heritage list, along with Hubbaren Shehu, Gobarau Minaret, Sheikh Alimi Mosque complex, and Fanisau Palace Mosque. Security/Safety of Mbormi Battle Ground This is a very safe location. If you are a female, follow the local customs and cover your hair before heading out What To Bring Before heading to Mbormi Battle Ground, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Sun shades and hat Camera to capture your visit A local guide Best Features This is a very significant place, both from a religious and history perspective. It was the final spot of the defeat and annihilation of the famed Sokoto caliphate. The then Sultan of Sokoto, Sultan Attahiru I cut off diplomatic ties with the British colonists in defiance of colonialism which led to a war. Fleeing Sokoto for the Holy City Madina, he and his followers were ambushed and attacked again by the British colonists here in this little village Mbormi. After a heated battle, the Sultan was killed and as he left his throne without a successor, the Sokoto caliphate was cut short in 1903. Writer's Review Presently, the landscape is an abandoned settlement site with evidence of archaeological remains and the three marked graves of the leaders of Sokoto caliphate, Amirul Muminin Sultan Attahiru I, the Chief Imam of the caliphate and that of the commander of the British forces that warred against them, Major Marsh. Sometimes, local drama groups reenact the battle scene between both armies to the education and entertainment of visiting guests and tourists.

Category: Monument

Tags: Sightseeing, Play, Ceremonys

Gombe Lawanti International Airport

ABOUT IATA: GMO ICAO: DNGO Gombe Lawanti International Airport is also known as Sani Abacha International Airport. It is located at . Currently, the international airport serves Gombe State, a northeastern state in Nigeria. Gombe Lawanti International Airport got its name because of its nearness to Lawanti, a small village in Gombe State, Nigeria. The Federal Government began the construction of the Gombe Lawanti International Airport in 2005. In 2008, the airport was opened to the public for domestic and international commercial services. The first international flight from this airport was en route Jedda in Saudi Arabia. Since then, Gombe Lawanti International airport has recorded high air-passengers traffic. Gombe Lawanti International Airport has a standard runway paved with asphalt. In order to allow commercial operations at night, runway lighting has been installed at the airport. Also, the airport has an elevation of 1590 feet (484.63 metres). The international airport is well-maintained by experienced and effective personnel. SERVICES Gombe Lawanti International Airport is a hub for Arik Air and Azman Air. Currently, the airport handles domestic flights to Abuja State of Nigeria. All aircraft operated by the airport are well-maintained by expert engineers. BEST FEATURES -Well-maintained terminal -Standard Runway -Presence of Runway Edge Light -Hub for largest airline in Nigeria, Arik Air WHO CAN VISIT -Travellers -Tourists   BEST TIME TO VISIT Gombe Lawanti International Airport is open from . You can visit this airport on your scheduled check-in date. SAFETY You do not need to worry about your safety as there are on guard security officials present at the airport. It is a safe location.

Category: Airport

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Emir of Gombe Palace

ABOUT Emir of Gombe Palace is the ruling base of the ruler of the Gombe Emirate. It was built by the 10th Emir of Gombe, Late Shehu Usman Abubakar, who ruled from January 1984 to May 2014. Shehu Usman Abubakar played a crucial role in the creation of Gombe State in the late 90s. The palace is situated in Gombe, a fast-growing state in northeastern Nigeria. The Emir of Gombe Palace is one of the cultural points of pride of the Gombe State people. For several years it has been reputed as a major site attraction in Gombe. Because of its magnificent structure, the palace is recognized as the most outstanding architectural design in Gombe State. It is also famous in Nigeria for its excellent architectural design. The Gombe State Emirate was established in 1804 by Abubakar "Buba Yero" dan Usman Subande, the first ruler of the realm (1762 - 1841). Since then it has been ruled by 12 rulers. Emrirs of Gombe State From 1804 To Present - Abubakar "Buba Yero" dan Usman Subande (1804 -   1841) - Sulaymanu dan Abubakar (1841 -   1844) - Muhammadu Kwairanga dan Abi Bakar (1844 -   1882) - Abd al-Qadiri Zaylani dan Muhammadu (1882 -   1888) - Hasan dan Muhammadu (1888 -   1895) - Tukur dan Muhammadu (1895 -   1898 ) - Jalo dan Muhammadu (1898 - 1898) - Umaru dan Muhammadu (1898 -   1922 ) - Haruna dan Umaru (1922 - 1935) - Abu Bakar dan Umaru (1936 - 1984 ) - Shehu Usman Abubakar (1984 - 2014) - Abubakar Shehu Abubakar III (2014 - Present) SERVICES It serves as a venue for durbar; the tradition of holding court and formal reception. BEST FEATURES - Beautiful Architectural Design - Site Attraction WHO CAN VISIT Entrance to the Emir of Gombe Palace is strictly by initation by the emir and his cabinet. BEST TIME TO VISIT  Anytime of the year SAFETY This is very safe location.

Category: Palace

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Abubakar Umar Memorial Stadium

History of Abubakar Umar Memorial Stadium Abubakar Umar Memorial Stadium. Formerly the home stadium of Gombe F.C, this is a multi-use stadium mostly used for local football matches. Security/Safety of Abubakar Umar Memorial Stadium This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to Abubakar Umar Memorial Stadium, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Your favorite football team jersey Your soccer kit (if you plan on showing some skills of your own) A camera to show your pals what they missed

Category: Sport arena

Tags: Stadium, Relaxation, Play, Exercises

Gombe State Government Secretariat

ABOUT Gombe State Secretariat is the permanent administrative office of the Gombe State Government. It is located in Gombe State of Nigeria. All state government divisions and departments are stationed in the State Secretariat complex. Because of this, the Gombe State Secretariat complex is the most visited place in the state. Also, It is unarguably one of the most important places in Gombe State. Gombe State Secretariat is a large structure which contains several departmental blocks. These office blocks are well spaced from each other allowing a free flow of activities at the complex. There is a large well-kept open space outside the office blocks for parking, waiting and relaxation. Gombe State Secretariat is well-maintained by competent staff. Everyday, lots of people troop into the Secretariat Complex to deal with diverse situations that concern the Gombe State Government.  SERVICES Gombe State Secretariat is an administrative zone that handles matters that concern the Gombe State Government. Visitors and Locals can visit the complex to rectify any problems they may have with the state government. BEST FEATURES - Availability of different government divisions - Easily accessible location - Security - Great location for business transactions  - Great working environment  WHO CAN VISIT Gombe State Secretariat is open to anyone who wants to solve issues that pertain to the Gombe State Government. BEST TIME TO VISIT Gombe State Secretariat Complex is open on these days: Monday to Thursday: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Friday: 8:00 am - 2:00 pm To enjoy better services at the complex, it is best you visit early in the morning when there are little dealings going on at the divisions. SAFETY Security personnel are available within and without the complex. This is a very safe location for groups and individuals.

Category: Government Building

Tags: Work, Sightseeing, Learn, Attend public lecturess

Federal High Court, Gombe

ABOUT Federal High Court, Gombe is a judicial division of the Nigerian Federal high court. It is the highest law court in Gombe State, Nigeria. It is situated on the Bauchi-Gombe road in Gombe State of Nigeria. The Federal High Court in Gombe is the chief English law court in the State. It is presided over by a chief judge who plays an administrative role in the court. To enhance the effectiveness of the chief judge, other judges actively assist in the administration of the state court division. The Federal High Court is one of the most important places in Gombe State. The high court handles a variety of cases such as cases concerning copyright, citizenship, company law, insurance, family law, personal injury, tax law, criminal law, etc. People who seek to handle one or more of tee case troop into the court every weekday to begin or continue with the case procedures. Since judicial activities commenced at the Federal High Court, it has served the Gombe State community greatly. Inhabitants of the state do not need to travel hours to get legal attention. It is a great addition to the state, especially in the areas of controlling criminal activities and other illegal affairs in the state. SERVICES Federal High Court, Gombe offers legal aid to people according to the dictates of the Nigerian constitution. Several cases are handled by the High Court weekly, some of these cases include: - Citizenship - Personal Injury - Property Law - Banking - Admiralty - Taxation - Customs - Copyright - Trade Practices - Family Law - Contract - Arbitration BEST FEATURES - Standard courtroom - Legal Services - Easily accessible location - Large Parking Space - Security WHO CAN VISIT Federal High Court, Gombe is open to persons who seek to pursue civil cases such as personal injury, contacts, copyright and others. Also, individuals or groups that seek to process legal documents such as agreements, contracts, etc can visit the Federal High Court. BEST TIME TO VISIT Federal High Court Ibadan is open every weekday (Monday-Friday) from 8;00 am to 4:00 pm. To enjoy better services, it is best you visit the High Court in the morming when the offices are less busy.

Category: Court

Tags: Work, Sightseeing, Learns

Lake Dadin Kowa

Category: Nature

Tags: Swim, Sightseeing, Learn, Explore natures

Ashaka Cement Plc

History of Ashaka Cement Plc Ashaka Cement Plc. AshakaCem Plc is a cement manufacturing company focused on providing creative, qualitative solutions to MEET the needs stakeholders. We have been participating in the economic growth and development of Nigeria for over three decades and operate in the manufacturing, sales and marketing sectors. We are proud of our commercial expertise, efficiency, and technical skills and have achieved good results by conducting our business with an unwavering commitment to our customers, employees, shareholders and community. Security/Safety of Ashaka Cement Plc This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to Ashaka Cement Plc, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Cash Things to do while at Ashaka Cement Plc Before heading to Ashaka Cement Plc, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Order Cement in bulk Take a tour of the facilities(On Request)

Category: Factory

Tags: Work, Sightseeings

Federal Government Girls College, Bajoga

History of Federal Government Girls College, Bajoga Federal Government Girls College, Bajoga. Federal Government Girls College, Bajoga is a federal government-owned secondary school located in Bajoga Gombe State, Nigeria. Bajoga is a town and a local government headquarters of Funakaye in the Northern part of Gombe State, Nigeria. It is nearby the Ashaka Cement factory.FGGC Bajoga is one of the unity schools established by the federal government since 1974 to cater specifically for the girl child education. Security/Safety of Federal Government Girls College, Bajoga This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to Federal Government Girls College, Bajoga, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Educational Materials Stationery Things to do while at Federal Government Girls College, Bajoga Before heading to Federal Government Girls College, Bajoga, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Study Visit your wards Best Features Federal Government Girls College, Bajoga is a school that provides high quality standards of education in a supportive and friendly learning environment and has adequate facilities to meet both academic and recreational demands. The college has a proven track record of success in both academic and co-curricular activities. Writer's Review This is a quality secondary school proven to provide the best in terms of secondary education and discipline. Most common visitors Everyone

Category: School

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Federal Government College, Billiri

History of Federal Government College, Billiri Federal Government College, Billiri. Federal Government College Billiri, Gombe State is one of the two Federal Government owned Unity Colleges in Gombe run by the Federal Ministry of Education, Nigeria. The college is known for excellence in the total education of the student populace and has successfully created equal gender opportunities for them in various fields of endeavour such as Medicine, Engineering, Law, Architecture, accounting etc Security/Safety of Federal Government College, Billiri This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to Federal Government College, Billiri, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Educational Materials Stationery Things to do while at Federal Government College, Billiri Before heading to Federal Government College, Billiri, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Study Visit your wards Best Features Federal Government College, Billiri is a school that provides high quality standards of education in a supportive and friendly learning environment and has adequate facilities to meet both academic and recreational demands. The college has a proven track record of success in both academic and co-curricular activities. Writer's Review This is a quality secondary school proven to provide the best in terms of secondary education and discipline. Most common visitors Students, Parents/Guardians

Category: School

Tags: Work, Meet friends, Learns