NGOs teach 10,700 village children reading, writing in Bauchi

February 3, 2021 Najib Sani 0

As part of efforts to tackle illiteracy in Bauchi state that was reported last year to have highest number of out of school children, two Non Governmental Organizations (NGOs) namely ‘Better life Restoration Initiative (BERI), ‘Rahama Women Development Program’ (RW) have trained over 10, 700 children in Shira local government area of the state on reading and writing in their Read More

2023 presidency: Yahaya Bello’s posters flood Bauchi

January 26, 2021 Najib Sani 0

As politicians in parts of the country brace up for the 2023 general elections in the country, posters of the Kogi state governor Yahya Bello for president have flooded Bauchi state. The presidential campaign posters for Bello were Tuesday pasted in various parts of the Bauchi metropolis including roundabouts. Our correspondent reports that the posters triggered speculation that Bello is Read More

Dogara resigned officially from PDP – Spokesperson

January 26, 2021 Najib Sani 0

The ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Bauchi state has stated that the former speaker of the house of representatives and member representing Dass, Tafawa Balewa and Bogoro local governments Yakubu Dogara has officially resigned from the party. State PDP publicity secretary Yayanuwa Zainabari stated this while reacting to the pronouncement by the All Progressives Congress (APC) that the former Read More

FG empowers 578 needy in Bauchi

January 24, 2021 Najib Sani 0

The federal government through the National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons on Saturday empowered 578 needy in Shira local government area of Bauchi state. The federal commissioner of the commission in charge of north east Senator Basheer Garba Mohammed while distributing the empowerment materials said the donation was meant for people tagged ‘Persons of Concern’ under the Read More

2023: Let’s give Atiku a chance

January 21, 2021 Blueprint 0

The biggest mistake Nigerians will make ever is to miss Atiku Abubakar again as president of this country. Initially, majority of Nigerian politicians picked politics from the street and not from the class, which is the reason politics of Nigeria is marred with lot of irregularities. Haven’t learn it from the class isn’t the major case but what orientation do Read More

Unity Towards solidifying Katagum, Bauchi and Nigeria.

January 21, 2021 Blueprint 0

The gains of our nation cannot be harnessed without unity. Unity is at the heart of progress, development and wealth. Unity will help us harness untapped resources; create a place called home for our young generation; put Nigeria on global stage for good reasons and inspire a spirit of greatness. Nigeria needs unity today. We too, can become a better Read More

My invented car can travel 150kms a day- Bauchi blacksmith

January 21, 2021 Najib Sani 0

A 30 year old blacksmith in Jama’are local government area of Bauchi state, Auwal Hassan, who recently invented a car said the car can travel up to 150 kilometers in a day. Blueprint reports that the car manufactured in December last year has continued to attract the attention and admiration of the people of the area, the state and government Read More

Breaking: Gunmen abduct Ningi in Bauchi

January 15, 2021 Editor 0

A former member of the Bauchi State House of Assembly, Abdulmumuni Ningi, has been kidnapped by gunmen. Already, the Bauchi State Police Command has confirmed the kidnap of the former lawmaker, who represented Ningi Constituency in the last Assembly. The Bauchi Police Public Relations Officer, Ahmed Wakil, said Friday morning that the victim was kidnapped within Bauchi metropolis. He said Read More

Journalists shun coverage of Bauchi deputy gov over harassment

January 11, 2021 Najib Sani 0

Working journalists in Bauchi state under the aegis of the Correspondents’ Chapel of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) Monday resolved to henceforth boycott coverage of all activities of the office of the state deputy governor Baba Tela, over an action they felt was humiliating to them. The decision followed an incident that happened at the office of the deputy Read More

Breaking: 20 burnt to death in Bauchi auto crash

January 10, 2021 Najib Sani, Bauchi 0

Up to 20 people were burnt to death Sunday evening as a result of a fatal accident that occurred at Tirwun area of the Bauchi state capital. According to eye witnesses, the accident happened when a government vehicle collided with a commercial bus carrying 18 passengers passing by the road which caught fire and roasted the occupants. They said 20 Read More

Bauchi APC on a cliff hanger

January 7, 2021 Mukhtar Jarmajo 0

Recently, a blame game of sort erupted within the four walls of the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bauchi state. Accusations of abandonment of the party and allegations of anti-party activities heightened with the double-barrel named Education Minister, Adamu Adamu and the Executive Secretary of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND), Professor Suleiman Elias Bogoro, placed on a bunsen Read More

Sunnah TV, NEDC train religious leaders, traditional rulers on dispute resolution

January 7, 2021 Najib Sani 0

As part of efforts to ensure that peace prevails in the north east region, a media firm ‘Sunnah Global Media, the proprietors of Sunnah Television in partnership with the North East Development Commission (NEDC) have trained religious leaders, traditional rulers and 35 youth and women groups in Bauchi state on dispute resolution and conflict management. Speaking during the opening ceremony Read More

Letter to Bauchi state governor

January 6, 2021 Blueprint 0

With all due respect and loyalty, I would like to persuade you to look into the prospect and possibility of providing jobs to the oscillating number of jobless youths in Bauchi state. As of now Your Excellency, the major factor affecting the peace and political stability here in Bauchi is the escalating redundancy of youths. The system seems to ignore Read More

Poor school enrolment at Unguwan Makafi, Bauchi

January 5, 2021 Blueprint 0

Recent research, conducted by UNICEF reveals that there are over 10 million out of school children in Northern Nigeria, many of whom are between the ages of five and 15. According to the research, North-eastern part of the country, which comprises Gombe, Bauchi, Borno, Yobe, Adamawa and Taraba states, has the highest number of out-of-school-children. The research added that many Read More

Bala signs 2021 Bauchi budget into law

January 1, 2021 Najib Sani 0

Bauchi state governor Bala Mohammed on Tuesday assented to the 2021 approved budget passed by the state house of assembly. While signing the budget, the governor pledged to ensure full implementation of the approved budget. Bala who explained that, the 2021 budget was larger than that of the 2020, said it was designed to enable his administration consolidate on the Read More

Remembering Ali Kwara

December 17, 2020 Blueprint 0

Being Cabalero says “Nobody Is born a warrior. You choose to be one when you refuse to stay seated. You choose to be one when you refuse to back down. You choose to be one when you stand up after, getting knocked down, you choose to be one because If not you, WHO”? Shreelay says “Live like a warrior – Read More

UNFPA, Bauchi govt empower 70 obstetric fistula survivors

December 11, 2020 Najib Sani 0

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in partnership with the government of Bauchi state has trained 70 obstetric fistula survivors in Bauchi state on various skills and donated equipment to them. UNFPA media and communication specialist Kori Abba Habib said the 70 obstetric fistula survivors who had received vocational and trade skills training were given sets of kits including sewing Read More

APC wins Bauchi assembly bye-election

December 6, 2020 Najib Sani 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for the Bauchi state house of assembly representing Dass local government Bala Lukshi has emerged victorious in the bye-election held on Saturday. Announcing the results of the election Saturday night, the returning officer Professor Ahmed Mohammed said the APC candidate polled 12, 299 votes to defeat his closest contender Bala Wandi of the People’s Read More

INEC seeks stakeholders’ cooperation for Bauchi bye-election

November 27, 2020 Blueprint 0

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday solicited the cooperation of all stakeholders for a successful outing at the bye-election of the Dass Constituency of the Bauchi state House of Assembly scheduled for December 5. The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Bauchi state, Alhaji Ibrahim Abdullahi, made the appeal at a sensitisation and interactive session between the Commission and Read More

Bala Mohammed’s statesmanship

November 23, 2020 Blueprint 0

The dialogue initiated by President Muhammadu Buhari, aimed at engaging critical stakeholders, particularly the youths, in finding a solution to the #EndSARS problem, is step in the right direction. A flurry of town hall meetings and entreaties, by prominent Nigerians, to the protesters to sheath their swords appears to be making the right impact. By happenstance, I witnessed the town Read More

Jama’are emir at 50

November 19, 2020 Blueprint 0

The Emir of Jama’are, His Royal Highness Alhaji Abdulkadir Wani, marked his golden jubilee on November 19, 2020, as an outstanding, selfless and caring father not only to the inhabitants of Jama’are but also to the entire Bauchi state and its environs. No doubt, 50 years in a politically unstable country like Nigeria in which loyalties and alliances are bound Read More

18 perish in Bauchi boat mishap

November 14, 2020 Blueprint 0

No fewer than 18 persons were killed in a crowded canoe mishap which occurred at Zango Majiya village in Itas-Gadau local government area of Bauchi state on Thursday. The incident was said to have occurred when one Nuhu Kaila of Zango Majiya village ferried 23 people who were heading to their farms . They were asid to have met their Read More

Northern govs mourn Kwara

November 10, 2020 Muhammad Tanko Shittu 0

The Northern Governors Forum (NGF) has commiserated with the people of Bauchi state and family of the legendary hunter and crime fighter, Ali Kwara who died recently.  The forum chairman and governor of Plateau state, Simon Lalong, in a message signed by his director of press, Dr. Makut Macham, described the late Ali kwara as an outstanding hunter who devoted Read More

Happening now: Northern governors in emergency meeting over #EndSARS

October 22, 2020 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

Northern states governors under the aegis of Northern States Governors Forum (NSGF) are currently holding an emergency closed door meeting in Kaduna. The meeting, which kicked off with 16 states from the North represented, is presided over by the Chairman of the Forum and Governor Simon Bako Lalong of Plateau state.  The meeting, which started at 1:50pm is expected to Read More