Bauchi to repatriate non-native prostitutes, marry off indigenes

April 14, 2021 Najib Sani 0

The Bauchi state Shariah Commission has disclosed its intention to repatriate non-native prostitutes operating in the state and marry off the indigenous ones as part of efforts to tackle immoral acts in the state. Permanent Commissioner of the commission in charge of Hisbah (Islamic police), Aminu Balarabe Isah, disclosed this Monday during a pre-Ramadan sensitisation organised by his office for Read More

Bauchi to repatriate non-native prostitutes, marry off indigenes

April 13, 2021 Najib Sani 0

Bauchi state shariah commission has disclosed intention to repatriate non-native prostitutes operating in the state and marry off the indigenous ones as part of efforts to tackle immoral acts in the state. The permanent commissioner of the commission in charge of ‘hisbah’ (Islamic police) Aminu Balarabe Isah disclosed this Monday during a Pre-ramadan sensitization organized by his office for prostitutes Read More

Bogoro CCT beneficiaries saves N6m, acquires 263 animals

April 13, 2021 Najib Sani 0

Beneficiaries of the Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) programme in Bogoro local government area of Bauchi state have so far saved N6 million. The beneficiaries have also acquired 263 goats, sheep, chickens and 72 bags of assorted grains since the inception of the programme. The information officer of the local government, Gobna James, made the assertions in a press release issued Read More

Police train stakeholders on community policing in Bauchi

April 13, 2021 Najib San 0

In line with the directive of the Inspector General of Police (IGP) to all state commands to embrace community policing, the Bauchi state command has organised a workshop for stakeholders on the subject matter. The state Commissioner of Police, Sylvester Biodun Alabi, said the command is committed to ensuring the full implementation of community policing in the state. Represented by Read More

Jagaban Wunti: The new face of leadership in Toro

April 13, 2021 Comrade Munkaila Tilde 0

Nigerian democracy is indeed the most complex to manage around the world according to leadership research. It is becoming increasingly complex because of how politics of mediocrities ranging from tribal, regional, religion and identities are destroying a system that should have given the teaming Nigerians profitable employment opportunities, Security of lives and properties, portable drinking water, functional healthcare system, free Read More

Tension as Policemen block Bauchi prison over attempted jail break

April 9, 2021 Najib Sani, 0

Few days after a reported jail break in Imo state, there was another riot by inmates at the Bauchi state correctional centre (Prison) located near the Bauchi emir’s palace. According to our sources, the riot occured at 12pm before Friday prayer when the prison wardens fired several gunshots which scared residents living around the area. Five inmates and two prison Read More

Bauchi police arrest robbers for stealing N3.4m items, cash

April 9, 2021 Najib Sani 0

Bauchi state police command has arrested suspected armed robbers and conspirators who allegedly broke into houses on 25th March 2021 at Zango area of the state capital with dangerous weapons and robbed occupants of some valuable items which include phones, laptops, motorcycles, plasma televisions and jewelry worth N3, 159, 000 and a cash of sum of N290, 000. The state Read More

Our goal is to promote politics without bitterness in Bauchi – APC group

April 9, 2021 Najib Sani 0

The Bauchi state APC Progressive Circle has said its objective is to promote politics without bitterness not only among the party members but in the larger partisan political community. State chairman of the circle, Alhaji Surajo Dada, stated this Thursday in an interview with journalists where he said the circle was formed to ensure the survival and sustainability of democracy Read More

Soro making history through quality legislation

April 7, 2021 James Magaji 0

The sole aim of a legislator is to make laws that will benefit the people of his constituency and Nigeria, which is also their primary responsibility in the National Assembly, of course that is the reason they were voted for as legislators. For Hon. Mansur Manu Soro (APC, Darazo/Ganjuwa, Bauchi state), the business of law making is fast becoming a recurring decimal as he continues Read More

2023: Group wants ex-CAS Sadique to contest Bauchi governorship

April 7, 2021 Najib Sani 0

A group known as Bauchi Youth Control Center (BYCC) has called on the immediate past Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar to contest the governorship seat of Bauchi state on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Chairman of the group, Alhaji Babangida Ajiya, made the call at a press conference Monday in Bauchi where Read More

Jonathan commissions major road project in Bauchi

April 7, 2021 Najib Sani 0

Former President Goodluck Jonathan Tuesday commissioned the first major road constructed by the Bauchi state Governor Bala Mohammed. The road which links Sabon Kaura community to Miri village was among the first roads awarded by the governor in his first 100 days in office and the first project commissioned by the administration. Speaking at the commissioning ceremony, Governor Bala said Read More

Insecurity: Bauchi Assembly speaker urges support for govt

April 2, 2021 Muhammad Tanko Shittu 0

The speaker, Bauchi state House of Assembly, Abubakar Suleiman, has called on Nigerians to always support the government’s efforts at ensuring adequate security of their lives and property. According to him, security is everybody’s business and it requires the input of all citizens to litigate the current insecurity in the country. Suleiman made the call Friday at the formal opening Read More

Bauchi gov tasks Christians on peace, love, tolerance at Easter

April 2, 2021 Blueprint 0

Bauchi state governor Bala Mohammed has called on Christians to put into practice the lessons taught by Jesus Christ such as patience and self-denial from all sinful acts. The governor in a press release issued by his senior special assistant on media, Mukhtar Gidado, also tasked the Christians on self-evaluation during the godly day to reflect on their dealings with Read More

Bad governance: Group canvasses support for Bala Mohammed’s presidency

April 1, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of the 2023 general elections, a pro-democracy group, Bala Abdulkadir Muhammad vanguard, BAM-V, has begun canvassing support for the Bauchi State governor, Bala Mohammed, saying that the former Senator possesses what it takes to lead Nigeria. Addressing newsmen on Sunday the Kano State chapter of the movement, Chairman of the Chapter, Adnan Mukhtar-Adam, noted that Mr Mohammed has the Read More

2023 presidency: Group begins mobilisation for Bala’s aspiration

April 1, 2021 Najib Sani 0

A political group known as Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed Vanguards (BAMV) has begun mobilization of stakeholders in Bauchi state on their endorsement of the state governor Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed for president come 2023. The group started the mobilization with visitations to traditional rulers in the state to seek their blessings and support to the aspiration. While at the palace of the Read More

Appeal to Governor Abubakar

April 1, 2021 Blueprint 0

With all due respect and loyalty, sir, I would like to draw your attention and give a piece of admonition on the massive impending flood that would submerge the Hadejia local government area which as declared by Mr. Nuhu Jibo, United Nations focal person on climate change. Jibo warned that the earth observation satellite data has already shown that disaster Read More

Man seized from police, burnt to death for blasphemy in Bauchi

March 31, 2021 Najib Sani 0

A water vendor called Talle Mai Ruwa at Sade village in Darazo local government area of Bauchi state was seized from police station in the village by mob on Tuesday where he was being detained for allegedly blaspheming prophet Muhammad (PBUH) and lynched him. The irate youth had after killing the alleged blasphemer burnt his corpse to ashes in a Read More

FG hands over old Airport to Bauchi for estate construction

March 31, 2021 Najib Sani 0

The federal government has handed over the old Bauchi state air strip located at GRA to the state government for the construction of an estate. Blueprint reports that the old air strip was initiated by the administration of former president Shehu Shagari. Bauchi state commissioner of works Abdulkadir Ibrahim while briefing journalists Wednesday on the outcome of the state executive Read More

Bogoro LG chair distributes 100 wheelchairs to physically challenged persons

March 31, 2021 Najib Sani 0

The chairman of Bogoro local government council of Bauchi state Iliya Habila on Tuesday distributed 100 wheelchairs to physically challenged persons in the area to alleviate their transportation challenges. Speaking during the distribution ceremony in Bogoro, Habila said the gesture was in collaboration with a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) known as ‘Beautiful Gate Handicapped Centre’. The Handicap Center was founded by Read More

Bauchi committed to ending tuberculosis by 2030 – Commissioner

March 30, 2021 Najib Sani 0

The Bauchi state government has expressed commitment to ending Tuberculosis (TB) by the year 2030 in line with the federal government’s recommendation of ensuring a TB-free Nigeria in the stipulated time. The state Commissioner of Health, Dr Aliyu Maigoro, expressed the commitment Monday during the opening ceremony of the 2021 world TB Day commemoration with the slogan ‘Check am o!’ Read More

Bauchi expresses commitment to ending Tuberculosis by 2030

March 29, 2021 Najib Sani 0

Bauchi state government has expressed commitment to ending Tuberculosis (TB) by the year 2030 in line with the federal government’s recommendation of ensuring TB free Nigeria in the stipulated time. The state commissioner of health Dr Aliyu Maigoro expressed the commitment Monday during the opening ceremony of the 2021 world TB day commemoration with the slogan ‘Check am o!’ organized Read More

Bala Mohammed and the challenge of managing victory

March 28, 2021 Blueprint 0

NAJIB SANI writes that the political bigwigs in Bauchi state who assisted Governor Bala Mohammed to defeat the then incumbent Mohammed Abubakar, in 2019 have all deserted him and therefore may have to fight extremely hard to retain power come 2023 governorship election. Bala Mohammed of Bauchi state was elected governor of Bauchi state in 2019 having defeated an incumbent Read More

Re: Governor Mohammed must tender an apology

March 24, 2021 Blueprint 0

Perhaps, in recent times, there has not been a moment when it is so glaring that the contraption called Nigeria is sharply divided on the fault lines of religion and especially ethnicity than now. In this, all sorts of people are sadly involved; the educated, semi-educated, illiterate, informed, ill-informed, misinformed and the uninformed. A simple survey of opinions on the Read More

Speakers advocate financial autonomy for state Assemblies

March 24, 2021 Najib Sani 0

Chairman conference of speakers of state houses of assemblies of Nigeria Abubakar Suleiman has advocated financial autonomy for state assemblies across the federation. Suleiman who is the speaker of the Bauchi state assembly made the advocacy in a chat with newsmen in Bauchi. He argued that apart from deepening democracy, financial autonomy for houses of assemblies will help them to Read More

Rochas to build schools for Almajiris in six northern states

March 22, 2021 Najib Sani 0

As part of his contributions to address the problems associated with Almajiris in the north, Senator Rochas Okorocha through his foundation ‘Rochas foundation’ has disclosed plan to build modern ‘tsangaya schools’ (Almajiri schools) in six northern states. Chief of staff of the foundation and former deputy governor of Bauchi state Alhaji Abdulmalik Mahmud made the disclosure Monday when the leader Read More