NEDC begins peace, inter-religious dialogue in Bauchi

June 24, 2022 Mohammed Lawal 0

The North East Development Commission (NEDC) Friday in Bauchi flagged off a programme on promotion of peace, inter-religious dialogue and de-radicalisation for peaceful co-existence among the people residing in the North-east. NEDC’s managing director, Mohammed Goni Alkali, who launched the programme, said the initiative was to increase the knowledge of citizens in respecting one another for peace and peaceful coexistence. 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

Re: Bauchi PDP: Journey to dead ends

June 20, 2022 Blueprint 0

The ghost writer of the piece which was published in the Blueprint newspaper, Aliyu Zakari, is wrong to have claimed that the governorship aspirant who lost in just concluded primaries by the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Bauchi state, Farouk Mustspha, was rejected by his people. For avoidance of doubt, he is the most beloved and trusted politician in Katagum Read More

Bala donates 60 cars to PDP campaign coordinators 

June 20, 2022 Mohammed Lawal 0

Bauchi state governor, Bala Mohammed has donated 60 vehicles to his campaign coordinators in the twenty Local Government Areas of the state. Speaking at the ceremony held at Government House, Bauchi, Governor Bala said the gesture is to appreciate the beneficiaries for their outstanding performance towards his emergence as the Governor in the last general elections.  He described the coordinators Read More

Bauchi PDP: Journey to dead ends

June 14, 2022 Aliyu Zakari 0

Let me start by registering my unalloyed support and deep appreciation to the leader of our party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi dtate who made us proud as a reformer, a performer and the first to dislodge a sitting governor. No doubt, Governor Bala Mohammed is the architect of modern Bauchi, and a proud son Read More

Letter to Bauchi state electorate

June 13, 2022 Blueprint 0

All political parties’ primary elections have come and gone, leaving a slew of gladiators in the political arena plotting to sway the electorate into their camp to win the general elections. From the return of democracy after a long military rule, Bauchi state had Adamu Mu’azu from 1999 to 2007. There was massive infrastructure in every nook and cranny of Read More

Bauchi 2023 and the dog and baboon parable

June 9, 2022 Blueprint 0

The real battle for governorship position has kicked off and it will be tough as expected considering the development and the factors that may decide the number one political position in Bauchi state come 2023. In Bauchi state Air Marshal Sadique Baba (rtd) won the just concluded APC’s primary election beating former Tetfund chairman Dr. Musa Babayo, and Senator Halliru Read More

Is Katagum fighting herself?

June 8, 2022 Blueprint 0

It seems like Katagum in Bauchi state is fighting herself where some unpatriotic fellows were allegedly accused of plotting political maneuvers against our very Katagum aspirants for varied elective posts. Yes, the allegation might be actually true as it has now come to the understandable to both the thoughtful and the thoughtless individuals. However, those who always stand against our Read More

As political fireworks begin in Bauchi

June 6, 2022 Blueprint 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

Breaking: After losing presidential ticket, Bala emerges Bauchi PDP governorship candidate 

June 4, 2022 Mohammed Lawal 0

Bauchi state governor, Bala Mohammed Saturday emerged as the new Bauchi state PDP gubernatorial candidate with 646 votes casted by the delegates. In his victory speech after the party’s primary election conducted at Zaranda Hotel, Bauchi, Governor Bala expressed gratitude to the PDP stakeholders for given him the opportunity to recontest the governorship election in 2023. He assured the entire Read More

Bauchi urban renewal project: The Bala Mohammed initiative

May 31, 2022 Blueprint 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

Breaking: Bala’s name appears in PDP gov’ship primary ballot

May 25, 2022 Mohammed Lawal 0

The name of the incumbent governor of Bauchi state and PDP Presidential aspirant, Bala Mohammed, Wednesday appeared on the PDP ballot papers for the party’s gubernatorial primary election in the state. Addressing journalists on the appearance of Bala’s name in the ballot, the Bauchi state PDP Chairman, Hamza Koshe Akuyam attributed the appearance of the PDP presidential aspirant in the 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

Presidential primaries: Why PDP delegates polling analytics favour Bala Mohammed 

May 24, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

A recent analysis of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) survey of delegates to the party’s convention has favoured Senator Bala Mohammed as the likely candidate of the party. Team of experts comprising academics and poll technologists under the Electoral Polls Institute initially conducted an online media poll across more than 800 PDP  adhoc delegates for the purpose of finding out Read More

Bala visits scene of religious crisis in Warji over blasphemy

May 21, 2022 Mohammed Lawal 0

Bauchi state governor, Bala Mohammed, Saturday visited the scene of religious crisis in Warji Local Government Area of the state over blasphemy allegation where he expressed his sadness over the incident. Addressing people of Warji both Christians and Muslims, Governor Bala emphasized the need for peaceful coexistence among the people of the area regardless of their religious differences for the Read More

Breaking: Bauchi Emir debunks backing Osinbajo as Buhari’s successor

May 11, 2022 Mohammed Lawal 0

The Emir of Bauchi, Alhaji Rilwanu Sulaimanu Adamu, Wednesday denied social media story that he was ready to be the State Coordinator of the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on his 2023 presidential aspiration. The Emir in a statement issued to journalists in Bauchi signed by the Information Officer of the Emirate, Babangida Hassan Jahun, described the report as a fake news Read More

Leadership vacuum Katagum needs to fill

May 5, 2022 Blueprint 0

Looking at the above caption, one may think the letter is aiming at diminishing the leadership capacity of the current crop of elite in Katagum, Bauchi state, many of whom have carved a niche for themselves in various fields of calling. This is a contrary notion, actually. This piece is only an appeal to Katagum sons and daughters, especially those Read More

Letter to Bauchi state APC

May 3, 2022 Mukhtar Jarmajo 0

With the primary elections of the All Progressives Congress (APC) around the corner, it is right that the Bauchi state chapter of the party is reminded of what lies before it. This is especially so given the party’s history in the state. It got power in 2015 but lost it in 2019 only to become an opposition political party in Read More

Breaking: Bauchi Assembly Speaker dumps APC for PDP, hails Bala

April 17, 2022 Mohammed Lawal 0

The Speaker, Bauchi State House of Assembly Abubakar Y. Sulaiman has announced his defection from the All Progressive Congress (APC) to the ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the state. The speaker made the announcement Saturday evening at Government House Bauchi while breaking Ramadan fast with Governor Bala Mohammed alongside PDP stakeholders from Ningi, Toro, Warji and Dass local government Read More

Bauchi: Bala’s media aide awards scholarships to 100 students

March 30, 2022 Mohammed Lawal 0

The Special Adviser to the Bauchi state governor on Media and Publicity, Comrade Mukthar Gidado has given scholarships to 100 students in Alkaleri local government area of the state, his hometown as part of his financial support their educational development. Addressing the beneficiaries on Wednesday, Mukthar Gidado congratulated the beneficiaries and urged them to utilize the financial support to enhance Read More

Is Gov Bala marginalising Bauchi North?

March 25, 2022 Blueprint 0

It’s no longer news that the uncontrollable fire outbreak that occurred on Monday, March 21, 2022, at Azare central motor park in Bauchi state consumed people’s millions of naira properties leaving several other casualties. Recall that on Friday, April 2, 2021, Katagum local government area’s firefighting truck was involved in an accident on its way to an emergency operation. Since Read More

Convention: Bauchi APC stakholders lament exclusion, reject power sharing arrangement

March 22, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of the national convention of the All Progressive Congress (APC), critical stakeholders of the party in Bauchi state have cried out over what they termed “outright exclusion in the power sharing arrangement in the party.” The entire critical stakeholders unanimously rejected the decision of a section of the stakeholders of the party from the North-east geo political zone to Read More