Yanci da Cigaban Al'umma 


Alh. Ibrahim Biu (Dan Madamin Biu)

Chief Executive Officer/ Managing Director (CEO)

A distinguished International broadcaster. He is currently a Doctoral (PhD) Candidate and prior to that he holds a Masters Degree in International Relations from London Metropolitan University, United Kingdom, and a BA in Mass Communication and Journalism from Howard University, Washington DC, United States.

He began his professional career in Radio broadcasting in 1980 as an international radio broadcaster with Voice of Germany (Radio Deutsche Welle) in Koln Germany and moved on to Voice of America (VOA) in Washington DC,  USA in 1984 filling regular reports on the United Nations, US presidential conventions and elections as well as producing radio programmes on economic, political and other developmental matters of interest to African listeners.

He joined the Nigeria Federal Public Service as deputy Director (information and Publicity) at the Nigerian National Population Commission in 1989. He moved to INEC in same capacity in 1996 and rose to a substantive Director in 2006 serving in various capacities in the Nigerian electoral body, particularly as administrative secretary in charge of the large state of Kano, and conducted peaceful general elections in 2003.He moved on in the same capacity to Bauchi and Kaduna states before returning to the National Electoral body’s headquarters (INEC) as pioneer National Director of Voter and Civic Education from 2007-2012.  He retired honourably with INEC to pursue a Doctoral Degree (PhD).

He is widely traveled in over 60 countries and in all the continents of the world. 

Hajiya  Sadiya Ibrahim

General Manager

Holds a BA degree in English from Bayero University Kano, Kano State, Nigeria. Before joining Progress Radio, she served in various capacities as a broadcaster with the Freedom Radio Kano.

She is passionate in making career in radio broadcasting and played a key role in the setting up of Progress FM Radio Gombe. She is married and enjoys reading and traveling.

Kabiru Garba Haruna

Head of Programs
He obtained his first Degree in Mass Communication from Bayero University Kano, Kano State, Nigeria. Prior to joining Progress Radio Gombe, he worked with Freedom FM Radio Kano from 2008 to 2009 as a reporter and sound editor. He equally worked with Vision FM Radio Abuja as Head of Hausa Service from 2011 to September 2015.
He likes traveling and reading. He is married and blessed with children.

Ahmad Umar Abubakar

Head of News & Current Affairs

He Studied at Gombe State University where he obtained his first Degree in English Language and Diploma in Marketing from University of Jos, Advanced Diploma in Mass Communication from Bayero University Kano. Before joining Progress Radio Gombe, Umar worked in the News and Current Affairs Department of Daar Communication, Jos and Gombe Media Corporation respectively. 

He loves listening to global radio and also interested in international affairs.

Aishatu Mu'azu

English News caster
She is a graduate of Mass Communication from Bayero University Kano. Prior to that, she holds a Diploma in Public Administration from University of Abuja.
She hopes to make a career in radio broadcasting but also has a passion for Television broadcasting.
She enjoys reading and listening. She is married and blessed with children.

Su'uda Mustapha


She holds B.Sc. Sociology from Gombe State University.

She passionate in making a career in broadcasting.

She enjoys travelling, listening to music and watching movies.

Lauwali Ibrahim Babangida


National Diploma in Mass Communication: Abdu Gusau polytechnic Zamfara state, Nigeria.

Prior to joining Progress Radio Gombe,

Worked with Zamfara state Radio and Television as a reporter and sound editor.

Volunteer with pride  FM Radio Gusau department of news and current affairs .

Reading and research. And single.

Usman Abubakar (Usmaniyya)

An indigene of Gombe, Gombe State, Jeka DA Fari Primary School, Govt Day Junior Sec. School (Pilot). Passion for Media and Broadcasting. Digital Radio Training in at ASO Radio Abuja Hausa Department. Worked with Daar Communication Plc. AIT/Ray Power as Presenter and Translator and News Caster in Hausa Language. Currently studying in Gombe State University pursuing B.A English and working with Progress Radio 97.3 FM Gombe.  

Mohammed Hamid Jajere

Head of Fulfulde/ Broadcaster

Ahamed Kachalla (Rtd)

Head of Security

Aisha A.B Mohammed


Abubakar Yahaya


Bappi Kabir

Media/IT Officer
MSc. Information Technology (In View)
BSc. Computer Science & Information Technology (K.U Uganda)
Gombe Internation School Gombe

Jamila Jibrilla Dikkos


Adamu Ali Tongo


Jamila Bashir Hashim


Sarah Josiah Daure

English News Caster

Salamatu Aliyu Wambai


Mohammed Saleh


Hannatu Husseini


Hyehirra Bitrus


Saidu Inusa Wadar


Abubakar Abba Aji

Support Staff




English News/Program