2023 presidency: Bala Mohammed’s support group inaugurates BOT

August 29, 2021 Najib Sani 0

Ahead of the 2023 presidential election, the ‘Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed Vanguards’ (BAM-V), a support group of the Bauchi state governor who is currently eyeing the number one seat in the nation has inaugurated its Board Of Trustees (BOT) to be chaired by a former member of the house of representatives Honourable Abdulrazak Nuhu Zaki. The group inaugurated the board alongside Read More

NDA: The unanswered question

August 26, 2021 Blueprint 0

The recent attack of the Nigerian Defence Academy Kaduna that led to the death of two innocent security personnel and abduction of an officer is totally reprehensible. Not a few Nigerians were shocked by the development while many others are in a dilemma as to its possibility given the heavy security within and outside the vicinity 24hours. Unfortunately, those who Read More

Bauchi flags off phase 2 COVID-19 vaccination with 100, 296 doses

August 22, 2021 Najib Sani 0

Bauchi state government on Saturday flagged off the phase 2 of COVID 19 vaccination with 100,296 doses across the 20 local government areas of the state. The state Chairman Task Force on COVID-19 and deputy of Bauchi state Baba Tela, disclosed this during the inauguration of the phase 2 COVID-19 vaccination exercise in Bauchi. He said the state received 100,296 Read More

Stop the illegal land seizure in Bauchi state

August 16, 2021 Blueprint 0

I would like to draw the attention of Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi state to the injustice meted to the poor people residing near old airport in Azare, Katagum local government of Bauchi state. Sir, in the early morning of August 12, during a rainfall, some security personnel and court officials raided that aforementioned area and threw so many households Read More

NIMASA donates relief materials to Tuggar foundation

August 16, 2021 Najib Sani 0

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has donated relief materials to the ‘Ambassador Yusuf Tuggar Foundation’ for onwards distribution to internally displaced persons (IDPs), poor and the needy people in Bauchi State. Presenting the consignment to the Foundation, representative of NIMASA, Musa Adamu said the gesture is to assist the IDPs, the poor and needy in the society Read More

Bauchi 2023: Why not Sidique Abubakar?

August 13, 2021 Editor 0

From all indications, Bauchi state will be the state to watch for “revolution” in the politics of transition climaxing in 2023 with the emergence of a new governor. The incumbent, Kauran Bauchi, Bala Mohammed has his head in the clouds of presidential ambition, repeatedly claiming to have the “nod”   of the PDP national caucus and throwing ill-advised controversial brick bats across Read More

Kudos to Governor Bala Mohammed

August 12, 2021 Blueprint 0

Recently, Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi state said the state is ranked eighth poorest state in Nigeria in terms of poor social amenities, lack of job opportunities, high number of out of school children, among others. It’s obvious given how Bauchi state is being affected by the activities of the Boko Haram insurgents and the consequential high number of Internally Read More

Complete Magama Cattle market

August 12, 2021 Blueprint 0

I appeal to Governor Bala Muhammad of Bauchi state to please resume work on the abandoned Magama Cattle market project. The market will create more than 10,000 menial obs when completed apart from those that will be engaged in buying and selling of the cattle. It’s nearly eight years since former governor Isa Yuguda constructed Magama Gumau cattle market but Read More

Association trains Bauchi muslims, christians leaders, CSOs on peace

August 11, 2021 Najib Sani 0

A Non Governmental Organization (NGO) known as ‘Christian Rural and Urban Development Association of Nigeria’ (CRUDAN) has trained selected muslims, christians leaders and civil society organizations in Bauchi state on peace building and conflict transformation. The three-day training according to the program officer of CRUDAN central zone Tulari Tine was funded by ‘Bread for the world- Germany’ and was aimed Read More

Need to avoid reckless driving in rainy season

August 11, 2021 Blueprint 0

It is no longer news that ghastly road accidents have led to the death of many people which could be attributed to improper driving in rainy season. You may find out that the number of accidents that are being recorded, the major factor that causes it is driving in a wet weather full of negligence to safety precautions. This is Read More

Jegede vs Akeredolu: A wake up call for APC

August 9, 2021 Sani Danaudi Mohammed 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) is a product of three political parties that came together in February 2013 and regrouped under a banner of changing the narratives in our democracy. President Muhammadu Buhari’s Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) originated from The Buhari Organisation (TBO) formed in 2006 by the incumbent Nigerian leader and his political allies, the Asiwaju Bola Tinubu’s Read More

Tackle recurring flooding with all seriousness

August 9, 2021 Blueprint 0

Negative effects of flooding had causes; uncountable loss of lives, damage to buildings and other structures in most parts of the country. These include sewerage system, roadway pavement which gulps multi- billion naira, bridges, canals, etc. Water borne diseases are also associated to flooding. They include giardia, cholera that send many people to their early graves, typhoid, cryptosporidium and other Read More

Where is Senator Lawal Gumau

August 9, 2021 Blueprint 0

It’s been a while since Bauchi South populace declared Senator Lawal Yahaya Gumau missing as a result of not reporting to the constituency since assumption of office in 2019. It sounds so confusing to declare an incumbent senator missing but here in Bauchi South this is our current situation, Senator Gumau is nowhere to be found. For about three years Read More

How Bauchi varsity has transformed to world class institution – Staff

August 7, 2021 Editor 0

Staff of the Bauchi State University Gadau (BASUG) have praised the Vice Chancellor, Auwalu Uba, for what they described as an all-around transformation that has seen the university grow from a glorified secondary school before his assumption, to a worldclass Institution of higher learning. Speaking during a tour of the institution on Friday August 6, 2021, the Dean Students Affairs, Read More

Manu-Soro’s quality representation

August 2, 2021 Blueprint 0

In an ideal situation, an elective office holder must not be praised for discharging their responsibilities effectively. However, in Nigeria’s case where most elective office holders hardly put in any effort at making the lives of their constituents better, it is important that those who are committed to their jobs be extolled so that they can be encouraged to do Read More

Assaults on journalists: NUJ directs media blackout to Bauchi police

July 30, 2021 Najib Sani 0

Following recurring assaults on journslists at public functions by the men of the Bauchi state command of the Nigeria police, the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has directed all media organizations in the state to suspend coverage of all police activities in the state. The union gave the directive in a press release signed by the state chairman Umar Sa’id Read More

Bauchi removes 7, 000 illegal workers, pensioners from payroll

July 29, 2021 Najib Sani 0

Bauchi state government has removed over 7, 000 illegal workers and pensioners from payroll. This disclosure was made Thursday evening by the state deputy governor Baba Tela and chairman of the high powered committee set up by governor Bala Mohammed to find a lasting solution to the challenges of salary payment in the state public service.    The committee was Read More

Cholera: Bauchi flags off free oral vaccination

July 28, 2021 Najib Sani 0

Following the outbreak of cholera that killed several people in Bauchi state in recent time, the state Governor Bala Mohammed, Wednesday flagged off free oral vaccination against the plague. The governor while flagging off the exercise at the Banquet Hall of Government House Bauchi, directed health authorities in the state to also treat cholera patients free of charge. He said Read More

Auwalu Uba’s golden touch at BASUG

July 28, 2021 Mukhtar Aliyu 0

Before the establishment of the Bauchi State University Gadau (BASUG) in 2011, many Bauchi state students who finished secondary schools ended their academic career as diploma, higher diploma and certificate holders as the federal government owned Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU) Bauchi is a university of technology that offers engineering programmes and few science and management courses thereby leaving those Read More

Toro General Hospital deserves FG’s intervention

July 27, 2021 Blueprint 0

Toro local government area of Bauchi state is the most populous local government area in Nigeria and West Africa. Toro has nearly 1.2 million people largely small scale business people. By proximity, Toro local government area shares boundary with Plateau, Kaduna, and Kano states. Despite its large population, the General Hospital in Toro is the only government hospital having an Read More

The suspension of private NCE licenses overdue

July 26, 2021 Tajudeen Ahmad Tijjani 0

The Bauchi state government has indeed taken the bull by the horns by suspending the licenses of all private national colleges of education, NCE, awarding colleges. It’s an established fact that any society that does not prioritise education will retrogress. The state government’s decision is indeed a welcome development at this juncture. All private NCE granting institutions have had their Read More

2023 presidency: Will Bala Mohammed succumb to pressure?

July 21, 2021 Blueprint 0

NAJIB SANI reports that Governor Bala Mohammed is yet indecisive whether or not to contest the number seat in the country amidst calls for him to do so. 2023 consultations begin Although the 2023 general election is still far flung, politicians have already begun consultations, establishing structures and nursing various political ambitions. Some have started making contacts and expressing interests Read More

Eid-el-Kabir: Pray for peace, rainfall, Bala urges Bauchi citizens

July 20, 2021 Najib Sani 0

As Muslims celebrate eid-el Kabir, Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi state, Tuesday charged citizens to use the period of the sacrifice and acts of worship to pray Allah to grant the state sustainable peace and abundant rainfall. It is observed that although the month of July is about to end, it was not raining regularly in the state just as Read More