Bala earmarks N9b for construction of roads in Bauchi communities

February 12, 2024 Mohammed Lawal 0

Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi state has earmarked over nine billion naira for the construction of 4 roads in different parts of Bauchi local government area to open up the axis for community demographic development. The roads are 4.1km Sabon kaura-Birshi-BRC, 6km Zango-Gwallagan Mayaka-Dandango, 1.1km Bayara Township road and 2.6km Gwallameji-Rafin zurfi-Yolan Bayara Road. Speaking at the ground breaking ceremony Read More

Happening now: Supreme Court affirms Bala Mohammed’s election as Bauchi governor, Kano judgement underway

January 12, 2024 Blueprint News 0

The Supreme Court has declared Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State as the validly elected governor of the state. The apex court dismissed the appeal filed by the All Progressives Congress governorship candidate, Saddique Abubakar, challenging Mohammed’s election and declaration by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as the validly elected governor of the state. The court said the appeal Read More

Bauchi governor appoints 28 new aides

December 11, 2023 Mohammed Lawal 0

The Bauchi state governor, Bala Mohammed, has approved with immediate effect, the appointments of Senior Special Assistants and Special Assistants. In a press statement signed by the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the Governor, Mukhtar Gidado, and made available to journalists, said the development was a move geared towards enhancing good governance, efficiency and inclusivity. “These appointments come Read More

Breaking: Bala Mohammed remains Bauchi governor, Appeal Court rules

November 17, 2023 Admin III 0

The Abuja Division of the appellate court, on Friday, affirmed the victory of Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State in the March 18, 2023 governorship election. The panel of three justices was unanimous, awarding no cost as the court ruled that each party to the matter should bear their costs. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had declared Mohammed of Read More

Bauchi NSE hails Gov Bala’s commitment on infrastructure development

November 15, 2023 Mohammed Lawal 0

The Bauchi state branch of the Nigerian Society of Engineers(NSE), has applauded the state governor, Bala Mohammed over his commitment to infrastructure development, particularly in the realm of road construction across the state. The Branch chairman, Engr. Muhammad Ibrahim, at a press conference held at the NUJ press centre, Bauchi, encouraged the state government to sustain the momentum and assured Read More

Bala Mohammed: Two trips, one vision

November 1, 2023 Mukhtar Gidado 0

In less than a month, Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi state has visited strategic global business hubs and centres of excellence. Accompanied by some key members of his administration and private entrepreneurs, the governor attended first, the World Cities Forum and Regional Leaders Summit in Jinan, capital of the Shandong Province of China, and lately, the 8th world Investment Forum Read More

Bauchi: Abubakar Sadique confidence of victory at Tribunal – Pro-APC coalition 

September 18, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

A pro-All Progressives Congress (APC) on the platform of Bauchi Coalition for Sustainable Democracy, Peace & Justice, has expressed confidence that the outcome of the Election Petition Tribunal against governor Bala Mohammed will favour the candidate of the party, Air Vice Marshall Abubakar Sadique. Abubakar is challenging the victory of governor Bala Mohammed of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) at Read More

Police kill 10 suspected bandits, rescue 39 victims in Bauchi community 

September 17, 2023 Mohammed Lawal 0

The Bauchi state Police Command, weekend said its operatives have neutralised about 10 suspected kidnappers/bandits at Jan-Dutse situated in Yankari Forest and thereafter rescued 39 kidnap victims. The kidnap victims consisting of 28 adult males, eight adult females, and three infants were rescued unhurt and subsequently reunited with their respective families after a medical check-up at the General Hospital in Read More

Breaking: Bauchi governor sends commissioner-nominees’ list to assembly for screening 

July 24, 2023 Mohammed Lawal, Bauchi 0

Bauchi state governor, Bala Mohammed, has submitted 23 names to the State House of Assembly for screening and confirmation for appointment as commissioners.  Blueprint reports that the 23 nominees cut across all the 20 local government areas of the state. The speaker of the assembly, Abubakar Suleiman, who disclosed this during a special session of the assembly on Monday, said Read More

Breaking: Gov Bala wins re-election In Bauchi

March 20, 2023 Muslim Lawal, Bauchi 0

The gubernatorial candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and incumbent governor of Bauchi State, Bala Mohammed has been declared as the winner of the just concluded governorship election having won the majority of the votes cast across the 20 local government areas of the state. Declaring the winner on Monday, the Returning Officer for the election and the Vice-Chancellor Read More

Tinubu: APC thanks Bauchi residents, asks Bala to prepare handover notes

January 23, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has asked the incumbent governor of Bauchi state to start preparing his handover notes for the incoming administration of former Chief of Air Staff, Sadique Abubakar in the state. The APC Deputy National Publicity Secretary, Hon. Yakubu Murtala Ajaka, who was at the presidential campaign rally in Bauchi on Monday, expressed appreciation for the people Read More

2023: APC ready to take over Bauchi from Bala – Adamu

December 23, 2022 Mohammed Lawal, Bauchi 0

National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Abdullahi Adamu, has expressed the optimism that the party’s governorship candidate, Air Marshal Sadique Baba Abubakar (rtd.) will emerge victorious during the 2023 poll. The APC national chairman stated this at the flag-off rally of the governorship candidate at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Stadium in Bauchi. He said the APC had Read More

Breaking: Bala appoints Professor Fatima Tahir VC BASUG

December 12, 2022 Admin III 0

Bauchi State Governor Bala Mohammed has appointed the first female professor from Bauchi local government Fatima Tahir, as the new vice chancellor of the Bauchi State University Gadau (BASUG) otherwise called ‘Sa’adu Zungur University’ Immediate past commissioner of education and higher education Dr Aliyu Tilde disclosed this Monday in a statement. Our correspondent reports that a new commissioner is yet Read More

Ganduje, Bala, Ortom, Police IG, others to discuss violent-free elections at Platinum Post roundtable 

November 16, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of the 2023 general elections, Kano state governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, Bauchi state governor Bala Mohammed, Benue state governor Samuel Ortom, Inspector General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba, Commandant-General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) Dr. Ahmed Audi and the Commissioner for Information and Voter Education for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Barr, Festus Okoye, Read More

Breaking: G-5 governors, Bala in closed-door meeting in Bauchi 

November 9, 2022 Mohammed Lawal 0

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state alongside Governors of Abia, Benue and Enugu states are currently in a closed door meeting with their colleagues in Bauchi, Bala Mohammed at Ramat House, Bauchi.  Governor Wike while speaking before the meeting went into a closed door, said members of the G-5 group will support the Bauchi governor to succeed in his reelection Read More

PDP crisis: Atiku, Bauchi governor in closed-door meeting

November 8, 2022 PlatinumPost 0

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar is currently meeting the Bauchi state governor, Bala Mohammed in Abuja to resolve their differences. According to a source close to the duo, the meeting is holding at Atiku’s residence in Abuja. PlatinumPost had exclusively reported the rift between the top North-East politicians which prompted the governor to write Read More

Bala Mohammed as ‘Mr Rural Infrastructure’

October 27, 2022 Taiwo Oyekola Oyerinde 0

Driving out of the Alhaji Tafawa Balewa International Airport in Bauchi, to the city centre, you will be forgiven if you thought you were in another territory or that the driver had lost his way. That was my predicament when I visited Bauchi three weeks ago. My dilemma was compounded because I was engrossed with a headline that caught my Read More

2023: Bauchi gov seeks fair, professional media reportage

October 21, 2022 Abdullahi Muhammad Abuja 0

The Bauchi state governor, Senator Bala Mohammed, has called on media practitioners to ensure fair and credible reportage of the electioneering processes. According to him, this is necessary for the sustenance of the country’s nascent democracy and political stability. Mohammed, who made the call in Bauchi on Friday during an Annual Media Retreat organised by the FCT Minister’s Press Corps, Read More

Plea to Bauchi state governor

October 4, 2022 Admin III 0

Dear Governor Bala Mohammed, I wish to bring to your notice the serious situation of Misau new cemetery for your consideration. Sir, the cemetery has been suffering from serious setbacks for almost one year, which I believe you are not aware of. First sir, the cemetery is in dire need of manpower as there are no adequate of woods, diggers, Read More

Bala Mohammed loses elder brother, Bappa Duguri 

October 3, 2022 Mohammed Lawal 0

Bauchi state governor, Bala Mohammed, has lost his elder brother, Bappa Muhammad, Yeriman Duguri. Bappà died at the weekend in a Turkish Hospital after a prolonged illness. Late Bappa was a Deputy Director at CBN before he retired about ten years ago.  He left behind his wife ,five children and two  brothers, Adamu Muhammad and the present Governor of Bauchi Read More

Plea to Bauchi state governor

September 21, 2022 Admin III 0

Dear Governor Bala Mohammed, I wish to bring to your notice the serious situation of Misau new cemetery for your consideration. Sir, the cemetery has been suffering from serious setbacks for almost one year, which I believe you are not aware of. First sir, the cemetery is in dire need of manpower as there are no adequate of woods, diggers, Read More

Atiku Abubakar and Bala Mohammed: The limit of hypocrisy

September 15, 2022 Emma Agu 0

A lot has happened within the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) since the emergence of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, as its flagbearer for the 2023 presidential election. Not the least of these developments is the moral challenge posed by Governor, Nyesom Wike of Rivers state, who has insisted that the chairman of the party, Dr. Iyorchia Ayu, should step down Read More

SCIAN advocates support for spinal cord patients in Bauchi

September 12, 2022 Mohammed Lawal 0

The Spinal Cord Injuries Association of Nigeria (SCIAN), Bauchi state chapter, yesterday called on overnment at all levels, corporate organizations, and other public spirited individuals to pay attention to towards addressing plight of spinal cord injury  victims and all persons with disabilities (PWD), especially during disasters and conflicts situations by providing them with rehabilitation centres. SCIAN’s Chairman in Bauchi, Iliya Read More

APC, other parties’ members defect to PDP in Bauchi

August 21, 2022 Mohammed Lawal 0

Supporters and members of the opposition All Progressive Congress (APC), NNPP and PRP in Kirfi and Alkaleri local government areas of Bauchi state over the weekend dumped their former parties to the ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the state. Receiving the decampees, Governor Bala saluted their courage for dumping their former parties to join the ruling PDP and promised Read More

Bauchi governor’s aide rallies youth support for Bala’s administration

August 13, 2022 Admin III 0

The Special Adviser to the Bauchi state Governor on Media, Mukhtar Gidado, Friday, called on youth of Alkaleri Local Government Area to unite and support the administration of Governor Bala Mohammed to enable him succeed in his transformational agenda. Gidado made this call during a one-day visit to Alkaleri where he interacted with youth from different organisations. The governor’s media Read More