Buhari’s aide distributes devices to supporters in Bauchi

January 14, 2022 Mohammed Lawal 0

The personal assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Broadcast Media, Buhari Sallau, on Friday distributed mobile phones to members of the social media team of the president in Bauchi state. Sallau said his office had set aside 125 mobile phones for distribution to members of his team in Bauchi and other northern states of the country. “We are distributing mobile Read More

Bauchi denies report on re-emergence of new polio cases

January 11, 2022 Mohammed Lawal 0

The Bauchi state government on Monday denied report by some media on the re-emergence of polio cases in the state. Executive Chairman of the State Primary Healthcare Development Agency, Dr Rilwanu Mohammed, denied the report while addressing journalists in his office. Dr Mohammed explained that, the media report was a misrepresentation of his speech during the flag-off ceremony to mark Read More

Gonto memorial: Sayawa community condemns attack on Bauchi, Dass emirs

January 5, 2022 Blueprint 0

The Sayawa community in Bogoro and Tafawa Balewa local government areas of Bauchi state has condemned in strong terms, the recent attack on the emirs of Bauchi and Dass on their way to attend the 21st Baba Gonto memorial anniversary. President, ZAAR Development Company, Engineer Isuwa Gallah, at a press conference at the NUJ secretariat in Bauchi, said the Sayawa Read More

Bauchi introduces statewide roll to tackle salary administration challenges

December 29, 2021 Blueprint 0

Bauchi state government Wednesday announced the introduction of a statewide nominal roll system in a bid to bring to an end, the numerous challenges in salary administration in the state. Secretary to the State Government, Ibrahim Kashim disclosed this while briefing journalists on the outcome of an emergency meeting of critical stakeholders in the salary administration held at his office, Read More

Bauchi: No security threat in Bogoro LG, group tells Dogara

December 29, 2021 Mohammed Lawal 0

Concerned youth in Mwari, Bogoro local government area of Bauchi state, have denied allegation made by the immediate past Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, that there would be security threat in the forthcoming reception in honour of an elder statesman in the area, the late Baba Peter Gonto. Chairman of the youth forum, Isuwa Samaila, at a Read More

Bauchi: Gubi community thumbs up Bala on school construction

December 28, 2021 Blueprint 0

Communities in Gubi village, Bauchi local government area of Bauchi state have expressed gratitude to Governor Bala Mohammed for the construction of a three-block of six classrooms primary school in the area within two weeks. The village head of the area, Mohammed Adamu Jumba, made the commendation in an interview with our correspondent on the completion of the project within Read More

Christmas: Bauchi distributes food to Christians

December 27, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Bauchi state government has distributed food items worth millions of naira as government’s gift to Christian community across the state for the celebration of this year’s Christmas. Chairman of the distribution committee, Mr Abdon Dalla Gin, announced this while briefing journalists on the outcome of the committee’s assignment held at Government House, Bauchi. Mr Abdon Dalla Gin said the Read More

Bauchi sensitises stakeholders on COVID -19 economic stimuli

December 16, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Bauchi state government Thursday engaged stakeholders in a one-day sensitisation on the Nigeria COVID-19 Action Recovery and Economic Stimulus NG-CARES Result Area 3. Speaking at the occasion, the Secretary to the State Government, Ibrahim Kashim, appreciated the World Bank and the federal government for coming up with the initiative and reaffirmed the state government’s effort towards ensuring the full Read More

Bauchi empowers youth, women to be agent of conflict resolution

December 15, 2021 Blueprint 0

Bauchi state government Tuesday said it has initiated various empowerment programmes aimed at empowering youth and women to be agent of conflict resolution for the sustenance of peace and security in the state. Commissioner for Youth and Sports Development, Adanu Manu Soro, stated this at the inauguration of a capacity- building training on the engagement of youth and women in Read More

Bauchi urged to lift embargo on employment in critical sectors

December 13, 2021 Blueprint 0

The forum of Executive Directors of Civil Society Organizations in Bauchi state has called on the state government to as a matter of urgency lift the embargo on employment, particularly critical sectors of health and education. Chairman of the forum, Sodangi Chindo, made the call at a press conference held at the NUJ press center in Bauchi as part of Read More

Buhari commissions N45bn completed section lll Bauchi-Potiskum road

December 10, 2021 Blueprint 0

President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Bauchi commissioned and handed over the completed over 45 billion naira dualization of Kano-Maiduguri road, section lll Azare-Potiskum road covering four local government areas in Bauchi and Yobe states. Speaking at the occasion held in Azare, Bauchi state, President Buhari said the road has been built to the highest quality of design and workmanship. He Read More

2023: Bauchi APC chieftain tasks stakeholders on reclaiming power

December 7, 2021 Blueprint 0

A chieftain of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Bauchi state, Hassan Mohammed Sheriff, has pleaded with stakeholders of the party to come together and forge a common front in order to reclaim power in 2023. At a press conference at NUJ secretariat in Bauchi on the leadership crisis in the party, Sheriff said victory of APC in 2023 will Read More

In moments like these: Towards 2023 Nigeria

November 28, 2021 Hamish Muazu Shira 0

———-  TheseIn moments like these these: Towards 2023 Nigeriato open the windows of political campaign before its due time, it is, rather, a deliberate and conscious effort to ruminate on the political aggregates of our nation’s chequered history, in apposition to the present leadership situation, with a view to a conjectured positive and more promising politico-democratic future. With regards to the Read More

Now 40, I want to settle down and have kids – Fauziya Sani Maikyau

November 27, 2021 Aliyu Askira 0

Beautiful Fauziya Sani, popularly known as Fauziya Maikyau within Kannywood circles, tells ALIYU ASKIRA in this brief chitchat that she has already paid her dues in the industry. Fauziy, a very beautiful lady who hails from Bauchi state, also discloses that she combines acting with film production. Journey so far, relationships I have produced more than five top films which Read More

Bauchi sensitises farmers on produce storage

November 26, 2021 Mohammed Lawal 0

Bauchi state government has sensitised farmers in the state on the use of effective ways of storing farm produce. Speaking at the occasion held in Warji local government area of the state Friday, the programme manager, Bauchi State Agricultural Development Programme (BSADP), Abubakar Ja’afaru Ilelah, said the state government aws committed to supporting farmers to develop and enhance their farming Read More

Sheikh Dahiru Bauchi congratulates Morocco on 65th independence anniversary

November 23, 2021 Veronica Egbodo 0

An Islamic scholar, Sheikh Dahiru Usman Bauchi, has congratulated the kingdom of Morocco on her 65th independence anniversary celebrations. In a statement made available to Blueprint Tuesday, the Sheikh thanked the government of Morocco for the cordial relationship between the two countries which has lasted for centuries. He said the annual scholarships given to Nigerians to study in morocco has Read More

Bauchi 2023: Run, Sadiq Baba Abubakar

November 18, 2021 Blueprint 0

Recently, there have been calls from both members of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and those of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Bauchi state for the immediate past Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshall S. B. Abubakar (rtd), to join the 2023 race for the Bauchi state government house. I have been following the arguments being put forward Read More

6 killed, 15 others injured in Bauchi auto-crash – FRSC

November 8, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Sector Commander Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Bauchi, Yusuf Abdullahi, said no fewer than six people lost their lives in a lone road crash in Bauchi on Sunday. Abdullahi, who disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Bauchi on Monday, said 15 others were seriously injured as a result of the mishap. Read More

Provide land for new federal institutions, students urge Bauchi gov’t

November 3, 2021 Najib Sani 0

A coalition of Bauchi state students and youth has called on the state government to provide sites for the construction of the new federal institutions approved by president Muhammadu Buhari. Recall that president Buhari had recently approved the establishment of Federal University of Health, Nutrition and Medical Science in Azare, Katagum local government, Federal College of Education in Jama’are local Read More

Gov Bala loses mother in-law

November 2, 2021 Najib Sani 0

Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi state Monday lost his mother in-law, Hajiya Fatimah Aliyu Usman. Late Fatimah is the mother of Aisha Bala Mohammed, the governor’s first wife. She passed away in the early hours of Monday at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital, Bauchi, after a protracted illness. A press release by the special adviser to the governor Read More

Bauchi governor Bala loses mother in-law

November 1, 2021 Najib Sani 0

Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi state, Monday lost his mother in-law Hajiya Fatimah Aliyu Usman. Late Fatimah is the mother of Aisha Bala Mohammed, the governor’s first wife and she passed away in the early hours of Monday at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital , Bauchi after a protracted illness. According to a press release by the Special Read More

70-year-old man rapes 7 yr-old-girl in Bauchi

October 26, 2021 Najib Sani 0

A 70-year-old-man in Bauchi state has been arrested by police detectives attached to Zone 12 command headquarters situated in Bauchi for allegedly raping a 7-year-old girl. The culprit one Alhaji Umaru Daura had allegedly defiled the minor who is his neighbour’s daughter at Toro local government of the state. The Zonal Police Public Relations Officer (ZPPRO), Thomas Goni, revealed this Read More

Eid-el-Maulud moment of sober reflection – Bala

October 19, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

Bauchi state Governor Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed has felicitated with Muslim faithful in the state on the occasion of the 2021 EID-EL Maulud, urging them to use the period for sober reflection. In a Maulud message, Governor Mohammed recalled that, the birth of Prophet Muhammad( PBUH) through whom the religion of Islam came to the world, has brought about positive changes Read More

BASEPA begins fumigation of Bauchi towns against malaria

October 17, 2021 Najib Sani 0

Following the outbreak of malaria in Bauchi state in recent time, the Bauchi State Environmental Protection Agency (BASEPA) has begun fumigation of six local governments in the state against mosquitos. The Director General of the agency Dr Ibrahim Kabir who flagged off the exercise Saturday at government house Bauchi explained that the fumigation was part of efforts to kill mosquitos Read More