The Gombe State Police Command said it has arrested 18 people over impersonation and certificate forgery in the ongoing nationwide police recruitment exercise.
The source added that they had made useful statements, and most had confessed to receiving millions of naira for their local governments from two of them who negotiated and collected the bribe on their behalf.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday arraigned one Alhaji Idris Adamu (aka Danbaba) at the Federal High Court in Gombe for allegedly obtaining N2,250,000 from a buyer for a piece of land that was not his own.
The Gombe State Police Command says it has taken steps to prevent future occurrence of fire incidents in Gombe markets.
The People of Cham Community in Balanga Local Government Area of Gombe State yesterday blocked their section of the Gombe - Adamawa federal highway in protest over an auto accident that killed two people and injured two others.
A policeman has allegedly shot a secondary school student Sadiq Yunusa to death while playing inter-secondary school games in Pantami Stadium, Gombe.
Twelve people were injured during a clash between Gwani and Kinafa communities in Yamaltu Deba Local Government Area of Gombe State over a farmland.