Thank you, President Buhari

November 29, 2022 Blueprint 0

On behalf of the entire people of Bauchi and Gombe states, I wish to thank President Muhammadu Buhari for flagging off the Kolmani Integrated Development Project in the North-east, the first of its kind in the geopolitical zone. Fellow indigenous people of Bauchi and Gombe, help me shout hurray, and say a big thank you to our dear Mr President Read More

How I kidnapped 3-year old minor, suspect, 12, confesses

November 28, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

The operatives of the Bauchi State Police Command have arrested a 12-year-old boy for allegedly kidnapping a three-year-old girl. The father of the girl reported to the police that he got an anonymous call informing him that his daughter had been kidnapped. The anonymous caller demanded N150,000 from the girl’s father as ransom before his daughter would be released. The Read More

Sadique is the master of a fair shake

November 20, 2022 Blueprint 0

As I am learning to ‘scratch the surface’, then I observed there is intrigue in the camp of all three major political players in Bauchi state as we approach the 2023 general elections. Most of the supporters allege that they were not given a fair shake, especially those in government; that’s the main reason why switching camps has become very Read More

Gov Lalong please expand Bauchi Junction

November 11, 2022 Blueprint 0

Bauchi junction is one of the most congested junctions in Jos, the Plateau state capital. The junction connects the roads linking Bauchi, Kano, Zaria, Abuja and Jos metropolis. Anybody coming from Bauchi, Gombe, Taraba, Adamawa Kano, or Zaria, must go through the junction. The junction is a gateway to the North-east from Abuja, Nasarawa, Kogi, Benue, Kwara, Kaduna. Nonetheless, the Read More

On the needless war of billboards in Bauchi

November 7, 2022 Blueprint 0

Indubitably, Bauchi state is one of the hottest political spots in Nigeria. With a very volatile electorate, the state has remained one to watch whenever Nigerians are to go to the polls. More so, especially in recent times, the opposition in Bauchi state is hardly passive. In most cases, the government in power is challenged by a strong opposition which, Read More

2023 census: Bauchi NPC begins e-recruitment, birth registration

October 28, 2022 Mohammed Lawal Bauchi 0

The National Population Commission (NPC) in Bauchi state, Friday, announced the commencement of e-recruitment and birth registration as part of preparations for the conduct of the 2023 population and housing census. NPC’s Federal Commissioner in the state, Ibrahim Muhammad Darazo, at a press briefing held at the commission’s headquarters in Bauchi, said the e-birth registration exercise would be conducted during 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

Hantsi water project in Bauchi

October 20, 2022 Blueprint 0

As the saying goes “water is life”. The importance of water in human life cannot be overemphasided. It is for this reason that in his selfless service to humanity, the leader of “Hantsi Leka Gidan Kowa”, Honourable Isah Abuh Yousouf, funded the rehabilitation of the solar borehole in Bakin Kura area of Bauchi metropolis, Bauchi state. People of the area Read More

Letter to Bauchi youth

October 18, 2022 Blueprint 0

Dear vibrant, loving and concerned Bauchi youths, it has become absolutely necessary and imperative to write you this letter. I am as concerned as you all are about the current situation in the country, regarding economic and security challenges. I am one of the Nigerian students whose studies have been harmed by several industrial actions since 2018; I have been Read More

In Bauchi, man defrauds 20 policemen of N4.08M

October 18, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

A man identified as Shirhabil Abubakar, has been alleged to have defrauded 20 personnel of Bauchi state police command of over N4.08 million. Abubakar hails from Soro Village in Ganjuwa Local Government area of the State.
Appearing before the court presided over by Chief Magistrate Haruna Abdulmumin with suit number CMCBH/14642/22, Police Prosecutor, Inspector Yusuf Usman told the court that the Read More

CITAD Bauchi office launches app for citizens’ participation in governance

October 14, 2022 Mohammed Lawal, Bauchi 0

The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), Bauchi State office, yesterday said it has introduced an application tilted “Office of the Citizens” as part of efforts and move to strengthening citizens participation in governance process. Its Senior Programes Officer, Isah Garba at a press briefing held at NUJ Press Center, Bauchi, said the android application developed by CITAD with Read More

CITAD launches app for citizens’ participation in governance

October 13, 2022 Mohammed Lawal, Bauchi 0

The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), Bauchi State office on Thursday said it has introduced an application tilted “Office of the Citizens” as part of efforts and move to strengthening citizens participation in governance process. Its Senior Programes Officer, Isah Garba at a press briefing held at NUJ Press Center, Bauchi, said the android application developed by CITAD Read More

Plea to Bauchi state governor

October 4, 2022 Blueprint 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

Bauchi govt co-opts hunters into forest guard

October 2, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Bauchi state government has coopted the state command of the Nigerian Hunters and Forestry Security Service into its forest guard in an effort to tackle crime and criminality in forest reserves.  The Senior Special Assistant to the State Governor on Security, Umar Aliyu who disclosed this while briefing journalists over the weekend in Bauchi, assured that, with this development, the Read More

Buhari approves CFR national honours for ex-Speaker Dogara

October 2, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the conferment of prestigious national honour of Commander of the Federal Republic (CFR) on the immediate past Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara. Minister of special Duties and Inter-Governmental Affairs, Senator George Akume, announced this in a letter he conveyed to the former Speaker. “I have the honour to formally inform you Read More

Happening now: Anxiety as secondary school students protest over separation of boys from girls (PICTURES)

September 26, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

As schools resume on Monday September 26, 2022, students of secondary schools are currently protesting along the streets of Bauchi over a new policy by the government to separate boys from girls. Bauchi State Commissioner for Education, Mr Aliyu Tilde, had earlier announced that the state government has concluded plans to separate male and female students in secondary schools in Read More

Plea to Bauchi state governor

September 21, 2022 Blueprint 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

Bauchi govt’s nonchalance as flood sacks communities

September 19, 2022 Blueprint 0

When natural a disaster strikes, as severe as flood that is hitting Bauchi state right now, government is expected to do more than just releasing consolation statements and/or sending some bags of maize to the affected communities. The person in charge must roll up his sleeves and work round the clock to ensure succour is brought to the victims. A Read More

4 Bauchi officials arrested for withdrawing late worker’s money

September 13, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

The Bauchi State Police Command has arrested four men for alleged forgery and fraud. The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) SP. Ahmed Mohammed Wakil who confirmed in a press release in Bauchi said all the suspects confessed to having played an active role in committing the crime. Wakil said: “On 06/09/2022, at about 1630hrs one Samira Jibrin, female, a next of 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

Bauchi NIPR launches book on community relations strategy, holds AGM

September 10, 2022 Mohammed Lawal Bauchi 0

The Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR), Bauchi state chapter, Friday launched a book entitled “Community Relations Strategy: A primer for Public Relations of Corporate Players in Developing Nations’ in a continued efforts to contribute to societal development. Speaking at the launch which took place at M.L Audu Auditorium Hall, Federal Polytechnic, Bauchi, NIPR’s chairman, Kabir Ali Kobi, said the Read More

Wheat farming profitable venture, worth doing – Juli

September 10, 2022 Mohammed Lawal Bauchi 0

The Bauchi state branch of the Wheat Farmers Association in Nigeria on Friday reiterated the determination of the federal government towards supporting and encouraging members to vigorously pursue wheat production for food security. At a press briefing in Bauchi held on the activities of the association in the state, the chairman, Mohammed Juli Adamu, said there was no any profitable Read More

Bauchi governorship: Saving APC from itself

September 6, 2022 Sani Ahmed 0

Recently a news story went viral in the print and online media concerning the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its governorship flagbearer in Bauchi state. According to the report, a civil society organisation, Accountability and Democratic Project (ADEP), had written to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) raising the alarm on the details of credentials submitted by the Bauchi APC Read More

Still on the menace of gang violence in Misau

September 1, 2022 Blueprint 0

On January 17, 2022, Blueprint newspaper published my article with the above caption, stating that residents of Misau local government area in Bauchi state are in dire need of urgent intervention from Bauchi state government and other security agencies; the needed attention to tackle the menace of Kwarawa gang violence. The aforesaid statement is of course a naked truth, Kwarawa Read More