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

Bauchi launches FG’s procurement guidelines on family planning commodities

August 30, 2023 Mohammed Lawal, Bauchi 0

Bauchi state government has launched the National Guidelines for the State Funded Procurement of Family Planning Commodities in a move to strengthen actions against maternal and newborn mortality across the state. Inaugurating the programme at Government House Bauchi, Governor Bala Mohammed observed that the move was aimed at domesticating the global policy on family planning system through making the commodities Read More

Bala shuts down Bauchi school where teenage boy died

August 30, 2023 Mohammed Lawal, Bauchi 0

The Bauchi state governor, Bala Mohammed has ordered the immediate closure of the school in Bauchi metropolis where a teenage boy, Mohammed Abidin Musa was found dead and his body organs ripped out by suspected ritualists. The governor gave the order on Wednesday when he led a security heads and other government officials on a condolence visit to the family Read More

Bauchi gov swears in commissioners, tasks them on loyalty, commitment

August 14, 2023 Mohammed Lawal, Bauchi 0

The Bauchi state governor, Bala Mohammed on Monday sworn-in the newly appointed 24 Commissioners after their successful screening by the State House of Assembly and the Directorate of State Services. At the swearing in ceremony at the Banquet Hall, Government House, Bauchi, the governor directed the Commissioners to work with relevant stakeholders particularly their Permanent Secretaries for successful discharge of Read More

Musa Azare: A beacon of progress, service

August 10, 2023 Abdullahi Rufa'i Adamu 0

In a move that has been widely applauded by the people of Bauchi state, Governor Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has nominated Honourable Musa Azare for the esteemed position of caretaker chairman of Katagum local government. This nomination comes as no surprise to those who have closely followed Musa Azare’s exceptional career in public service, marked 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

Bauchi gov’t sacks 6 traditional rulers over partisan politics, others

July 21, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Mohammed Lawal, Bauchi The Bauchi State Local Government Service Commission has relieved six traditional rulers of their appointments for allegedly dabbling into partisan politics. Our correspondent reports that the affected traditional rulers were from Bauchi and Katagum Emirates of the state. The acting permanent secretary in the Commission, Nasiru Ibrahim Dewu, disclosed this to journalists in statement on Thursday. Dewu Read More

Breaking: Bauchi governor dissolves local government caretaker committees

July 18, 2023 Mohammed Lawal, Bauchi 0

The Bauchi state governor, Bala Mohammed has dissolved all the 20 local government caretaker committee chairmen with immediate effect following the expiration of their tenure in office. The secretary of the state government, Ibrahim Muhammad Kashim conveyed the governor Bala’s approval on Tuesday in a statement made available to journalists in Bauchi. According to statement, the caretaker committee chairmen have Read More

Bauchi Assembly re-elects Abubakar as Speaker

June 20, 2023 Mohammed Lawal, Bauchi 0

The speaker of the 9th Bauchi State House of Assembly, Abubakar Suleiman has been re-elected as the speaker of the 10th House of Assembly in the state. Abubakar who represents Ningi Central Constituency, was re-elected unopposed on Tuesday at the inauguration of the 10th Assembly. Similarly, the member representing Bauchi metropolis, Jamilu Barade was elected deputy Speaker of the House.

Breaking: Bala dissolves cabinet in Bauchi

Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi state on Thursday ordered dissolution of his cabinet which include Commissioners and Special Advisers. The Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Barrister Ibrahim Kashim, who announced this while briefing Journalists on the outcome of a valedictory session of the State Executive Council at the Council Chambers, Government House, Bauchi.  The SSG said others affected are Read More

Bauchi government directs parties to remove posters at public buildings

The Bauchi state Environmental Protection Agency, (BASEPA), Monday, directed all political parties in the state to immediately remove all campaign posters, billboards and signboards placed in public places across the state. The Director General, BASEPA, Dr. Ibrahim Kabiru, gave the directives at a press conference held at the agency’s Headquarters in Bauchi. He gave the political parties seven days ultimatum Read More

Bauchi gov felicitates with on 2023 Eid-el-Fitr celebration

April 21, 2023 Mohammed Lawal 0

Bauchi state governor Bala Mohammed on Friday felicitated with the Muslim Ummah in the state on the occasion of the Eid el-Fitr celebration, saying the lessons learned during the month of Ramadan should continue to guide their actions and utterances. The governor, in a goodwill message, urged Muslims to emulate Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) by making sacrifices for the benefit of Read More

APC group to Tinubu: Beware of sycophants, saboteurs in Bauchi

April 10, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

A pro-All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bauchi state, on the aiges of APC Youth Progressive Movement (AYPM) has urged the president-elect Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu to be wary of some sycophants and saboteurs in and outside the party even as he prepares to take over. The group said some party chieftains in Bauchi, for reasons best known to them, betrayed Read More

Revive community radio in Bauchi state

March 27, 2023 Hauwa Audu 0

Radio is an audio device for passing messages to a large audience. Radio involves the process by which messages are sent through electronic waves. In other words, the sound could be sent and received through these waves. Radio is defined as the process of sending and receiving messages through the air, using electromagnetic waves. It is also about the activity 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

In Bauchi, Bala votes, expresses confidence of winning 2023 governorship election

March 18, 2023 Mohammed Lawal 0

The Bauchi state governor, Bala Mohammed, Saturday voted at his Bakin Duste polling unit 008 in company with his wife,  Aisha Bala Mohammed at about 11:20 am, with a warning to the Nigeria AirForce against interfering in the electoral process in the state. Speaking with journalists shortly after casting his vote, the governor expressed concern with helicopter hovering and flying Read More

Time to kick out a desperate governor

March 15, 2023 Tajuddeen Ahmad Tijjani 0

I wish Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi state, who is hell-bent on destroying everything in the state, simply out of desperation for reelection, will understand in the end that 18th March 2023 will come and go, and life will continue. Insulting people, denigrating, maltreating and threatening to sack traditional rulers will never be a smooth path to Ramat House the Read More

Police announce N1m bounty on wanted lawmaker

March 14, 2023 Admin III 0

The Bauchi State Police Command has declared the member representing Bauchi Federal Constituency at the Federal House of Representatives, Yakubu Shehu, wanted and placed a bounty of N1 million on him. This is contained in the Special Police Gazette Bulletin CB: 2685/Bsx/VOL.T/4s distributed by the Bauchi State Police Command spokesperson, SP Ahmed Wakil, on Tuesday in Bauchi. The bulletin said Read More

Breaking: Senator Gumau, supporters dump NNPP for PDP in Bauchi, back Bala’s reelection bid

March 3, 2023 Mohammed Lawal, Bauchi 0

The incumbent Senator representing Bauchi South Senatorial District in the upper chamber under the platform of the New Nigerian People Party (NNPP), Lawal Yahaya Gumau, alongside his campaign coordinators and supporters have dumped their party to the ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the state. Gumau announced this when he led his supporters, coordinators and well wishers to an interactive Read More

APC demands redeployment of INEC REC in Bauchi

February 28, 2023 Mohammed Lawal 0

The opposition All Progressive Congress (APC) in Bauchi state, Tuesday demanded for the immediate redeployment of the Resident Electoral Commissioner and the Administrative Secretary of the Commission in the state for transparency and safeguard the sanctity of the electoral process. At a press conference in Bauchi, the legal adviser of APC in Bauchi, Barrister Rabiu Garba said already the party Read More

APC, PDP trade words over allegation to hack INEC’s servers in Bauchi

February 26, 2023 Mohammed Lawal 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has accused the ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the state for its plan to rig polls through engaging the services of fake National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members and hacking of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The spokesperson of the APC governorship candidate, Air Marshal Safdique Abubakar (retd), who made the allegation at Read More