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 Editorial II 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 Administrator 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 Administrator 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 Administrator 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

Bala approves employment of 252 medical students

July 29, 2022 Mohammed Lawal 0

The Bauchi state governor, Bala Mohammed, has approved the immediate employment of 252 pre-service medical students into the main civil service of the state. The state’s Head of Civil Service, Yahuza Adamu Haruna, confirmed the governor’s approval for the engagement of the medical students Friday in a press statement signed by his information officer, Umar Sa’idu. The statement indicated that Read More

22 Bauchi lawmakers ask Speaker, others to resign

July 1, 2022 Mohammed Lawal 0

22 out of the 31 members of the Bauchi State House of Assembly Friday passed a vote of no confidence on the principal officers of the House and directed them to voluntary resign from their offices or face impeachment any moment from now. The 22 members led by the Deputy Majority Leader, Baballe Abubakar Dambam representing Dambam/Dagauda/Jalam Constituency while addressing Read More

Bala Mohammed: Nigeria’s loss, Bauchi’s gain

June 23, 2022 Emma Agu 0

When Bauchi State Governor, Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed, BAM, entered the presidential race, on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, some keen observers of Bauchi state politics insisted that his effort possessed all the trappings of a melodrama. There was always the Atiku Abubakar factor, looming large on the horizon; not to be disregarded, also, was BAM’s pledge that Read More

Bala sponsors 199 Bauchi Christians for 2022 pilgrimage

June 23, 2022 Mohammed Lawal 0

Bauchi state governor, Bala Mohammed has sponsored 199 christians in the state for 2022 pilgrimage to Jerusalem and Jordan.  Speaking at the farewell message to the intending pilgrims to Jerusalem at Government House, Bauchi, Governor Bala urged them to pray fervently for the peace and security of the state and the country. Represented by the Secretary to the State Government, Read More

As political fireworks begin in Bauchi

June 6, 2022 Administrator 0

Until last weekend, the political atmosphere in Bauchi state has been relatively calm. Since inception in office, Governor Bala Mohammed has had virtually a smooth ride with the opposition not putting any clogs in the wheel of his political vehicle. The APC, which lost power to him in 2019, has been very politically kind to the former FCT minister. But Read More

Bauchi urban renewal project: The Bala Mohammed initiative

May 31, 2022 Administrator 0

The idea to remodel Bauchi state by Governor Bala Mohammed was mooted long ago as part of master plan to establish a buoyant business friendly-state. The state known as Bauchi was carved out of the old northeastern state, now stands to be the gate of the region. Successive governments tried to work on the proposed plan that has layout with Read More

PDP: Forum renouceses Peter Obi for Bala Mohammed, mobilises delegates nationwide 

May 27, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

A pro-Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on the platform of Democratic Forum for Justice and Equity (DFJE) said it has shifted loyalty to the Governor of Bauchi state and a leading Presidential aspirant of the party, Alhaji Bala Mohammed, to emerge as PDP’s flagbearer. The group which boasted of about three million members nationwide said it regretted supporting former governor of Read More

Guyaba celebrates in custody

May 26, 2022 Administrator 0

It is over a week since the arrest and eventual detention of a students’ leader and government’s critic Comrade Aminu Harsanu Guyaba after being arraigned in court on a charge of allegedly critising the Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi state. However, since then, several appeals and at some instances protest were carried out both virtually (on media platforms) and physically, Read More

Presidential ticket: Don’t ignore Northern elders’ advice on Bala Mohammed, forum tells PDP

May 25, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The South-south Emerging Leaders Forum (SELF) has asked national leadership of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) not to ignore the consensus arrangement reached by the Northern elders and leaders of thought which produced Governor Bala Mohammed as a preferred presidential candidate. The South-south Forum declared that Northern leaders, like every other patriotic Nigerians will prefer Bala Mohammed as a Read More