Bauchi Tribunal upholds governor Bala’s victory

September 20, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

The Bauchi State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal, Wednesday affirmed the victory of Governor Bala Mohammed of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the March 18th governorship election held in the state. The tribunal led by a three-man panel chaired by Justice P.T Kwahar, while delivering the judgment, dismissed the petition filed by the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its governorship Read More

Bala directs NAF to conduct air surveillance across Bauchi forests

August 25, 2023 Mohammed Lawal 0

Bauchi state governor Bala Mohammed on Friday directed the Nigeria Air Force (NAF) to “as a matter of urgency” embark on air surveillance across the forests in the state to check the hideouts of criminals. The governor gave the directive when the new Officer Commanding Special Operation Command of NAF in Bauchi, Air Vice Marshal E. E Effiong, paid him Read More

Bauchi: Jama’are LG buys drugs for diphtheria treatment

August 25, 2023 Mohammed Lawal 0

The caretaker committee chairman of Jama’are local government council in Bauchi state, Inuwa Abdullahi Moisha, has said the Council had procured drugs for treatment of not less than 100 patients affected by diphtheria in the area. Moisha, who said this Friday when he visited the patients at Jama’are General Hospital, disclosed that the procurement of the drugs and engagement of Read More

Abubakar’s quest for justice and better Bauchi state

August 17, 2023 Mukhtar Jarmajo 0

In the aftermath of the March 18, 2023, governorship election in Bauchi state, Air Marshal Sadiq Baba Abubakar (rtd) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has emerged as a voice of resilience and determination. Filing a petition to challenge the election results, Abubakar has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to seeking justice and fighting for the rights of the people of Read More

Late Yariman Gombe a leader par excellence – Bauchi gov

August 4, 2023 Mohammed Lawal 0

The Bauchi state governor, Bala Mohammed, on Friday described the late Yariman Gombe and Senior District Head in the state, Alhaji Abdulkadir Abubakar Umar, as “a community leader par excellence” who contributed positively towards the progress and development of the traditional institutions in the state. The governor said this when he led top government officials on a condolence visit to Read More

On Bauchi ministerial slot

The selection and appointment of individuals to government positions is a critical process. Apparently, political appointments have focused on factors such as education, experience, and affiliations. However, it is essential to recognise the significant role that personality plays in determining an individual’s success. Captain Muhammed Bala Jibrin is widely known as an active member of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Read More

Education crisis looms in Bauchi state

June 15, 2023 Mukhtar Jarmajo 0

The state of education in Bauchi state is in disarray as over 1.4 million children remain out of school, according to recent reports. This crisis manifests itself in the acute shortage of qualified teachers, inadequate infrastructure, and poor funding for education. The Gabchyari community in Darazo local government area is a classic example of the sorry state of our education Read More

In Bauchi, NLC lauds Bala for lifting embargo on employment

June 9, 2023 Mohammed Lawal 0

The Bauchi State Council of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Friday, commended the state governor, Bala Mohammad, for lifting the embargo on employment in the state’s civil service. The state shairman, Comrade Dauda Shuaibu, made the commendation while speaking with newsmen in Bauchi. He said the decision of the present administration to allow for the employment of youth into the Read More

The sad situation of Ƴan Kare Muradu in Bauchi

May 31, 2023 Mukhtar Jarmajo 0

The sad situation of Ƴan Kare Muradu in Bauchi Bauchi state is currently grappling with a disturbing trend that has the potential to cripple its socio-political and economic advancements. It’s the rise of social media warriors, also referred to as Ƴan Kare Muradu, who have been recruited by politicians to push their agenda on various online platforms. It’s quite unfortunate Read More

FERMA: Bauchi-Jos highway needs urgent intervention

May 29, 2023 Ukasha Rabiu Magama 0

The lives of the commuters passing through Jos-Bauchi road to other states in the North-east and North-central regions are in precarious situations as a result of the gully erosion that washed away the road in Narabi, Toro local government area of Bauchi state. The affected area has already been declared dangerous by the residents. Though the area has been closed-off Read More

Bauchi chief judge launches small claims’ court

May 13, 2023 Mohammed Lawal 0

The Bauchi state Chief Judge, Justice Rabi Talatu Umar, on Friday launched and unveiled a small claims’ court and the small-claims-court-practice direction number 2 of 2022. The small claims court, which is promoted by the Presidential Enabling Environment Court, is a simplified judicial process to ensure speedy dispensation of simple debts and liquidated money demand for cases. Speaking at the Read More

Need to revive education in Bauchi

April 27, 2023 Fa'iza Jibrin 0

Bauchi state is one of the northern states which blessed with the educated people who are holding highest offices in Nigeria. Bauchi state was regarded as the famous state in Nigeria. Its son, the late Alhaji Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa, was the first prime minister of Nigeria. The collapse of education in Bauchi state has become worrisome. Bauchi state has Read More

The impact of sanitation in Bauchi

April 24, 2023 Umar Faruq Ahmad, 0

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), “Hygiene refers to conditions and practices that help to maintain health and prevent the spread of diseases.” Similarly, the Oxford Dictionary define hygiene as a condition or practice conducive to maintaining health and preventing disease, especially through cleanliness.” In another development, sanitation, according to Wikipedia, refers to public health condition related to clean Read More

2023 governorship election: How AbdulRazaq, Makinde, Abiodun, Inuwa, Buni returned as governors 

Results of last Saturday’s governorship elections in 28 states with some incumbent governors returned for a second tenure of an 8-year term. Notable among those returned as at the time of this report are Oyo state Governor Seyi Makinde, Kwara state Governor AbdulRahman A. AbdulRazaq, Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun state, Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe state and Governor Read More

Saturday March 18 2023 governorship election: APC, PDP, LP in last-minute battle for Lagos, Ebonyi, Taraba, Plateau

  In line with the Electoral Act 2022 which directs all campaigns to end 24 hours before any election, the Governorship  and House of Assembly candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC), People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Labour Party (LP), Social Democratic Party (SDP) and a host of others are in a last-minute push cum battle to win the polls Saturday. Section Read More

Sports: Bauchi FA board members sack chairman

March 10, 2023 Mohammed Lawal 0

Some board members of the Bauchi State Football Association, Friday, passed a vote of no confidence on the chairman and former Super Eagles player, Mr. Patrick Paschal. Addressing sports journalists at the Bauchi NUJ Secretariat, the spokesperson of the Board, Usman Abass Shehu, said they had removed Paschal as chairman and replaced him with the vice-chairman, Adamu Umar Madachi, as Read More

Bauchi 2023: Group campaigns for APC’s guber candidate, Abubakar

March 9, 2023 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

Ahead of March 18 governorship election, a support group has called on the people of Bauchi state to vote for All Progressives Congress (APC) gubernatorial candidate, Air Marshall Sadique Abubakar (rtd). Friends of Air Marshall SB Abubakar told journalists at a press briefing in Kaduna Thursday that the immediate past Nigerian Chief of the Air Staff has the blueprint to Read More

Bogoro: Footprints of a worthy life

February 20, 2023 Simon Reef Musa 0

When the child that would be later christened Andrew was born on May 20, 1966 to the family of Mr. and Mrs Elias Bogoro, no comets were seen. At his burial on February 16, 2023 in Gwarangah town of Bogoro local government area, Bauchi state, a large crowd of sympathisers, comprising politicians, traditional rulers, clerics and university vice chancellors, representatives Read More

Bauchi North: Why Imba is the best option

February 16, 2023 Ibrahim Shuaibu (Khalil) 0

The German-American Poet Charse Bukowski once said that the stupid people are full of confidence while the intelligent ones are full of doubt. Today in Nigeria, politics is viewed as a business of the weak minded until few came and changed the narratives. Katagum federal constituency is one of the areas where political history is made in Bauchi state and Read More

Political excursions in Bauchi

February 15, 2023 Mukhtar Jarmajo 0

Most probably, no one, not even Governor Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed had thought that the 2023 race to Bauchi state government house will be this competitive. This is especially because soon after the 2019 governorship election, the political turf in the state became virtually passive with the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, government having a field day. It was therefore not anticipated Read More

Community apeals to Bauchi governor to elevate village head to chief

February 14, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

A community ‘Boi Ayaa’ in Bogoro local government area of Bauchi State has appealed to the Bauchi State governor Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed to elevate the status of their traditional stool from village head to chiefdom. Their position was known at the 2023 annual cultural festival tagged Vii Maa Yaa that showcases their cultural value and heritage. Speaking at the festival, Read More