Welcome to Current affairs page for Gombe State — Jewel of the Savannah.

The state was created in 01/10/1991 by General Sani Abacha. It is located in the North-West region of Nigeria, and there are 11 local governments with the state capital being Gombe.

State Capital

The state capital is Gombe.

State Slogan

The official state slogan is Jewel of the Savannah.

Creation Date

The state was created on 01/10/1991.

State Creator

The state was created by General Sani Abacha.


The population is 3256961.

Land Area

It has a land area of 18768 square kilometres.

Number of Local Governments

There are 11 local governments here.

Geopolitical Zone

This state is situated in North-West geopolitical zone.

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