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Aliko Dangote, president of the Dangote Group and chief sponsor of the Dangote Foundation, says he wants to be like Bill Gates and try to give a chunk of his wealth to charity in the next few years.

Nine governor in roundtable meeting with Gates, Dangote foundations

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State and other eight other governors are currently in Seattle, United States of America (USA).

Operation Safe Haven to rehabilitate 500 repentant ‘Sara Suka’ boys

Operation Safe Haven, an outfit in charge of security in Plateau State and parts of Bauchi and Kaduna States has said that it will rehabilitate and empower 500 repentant hoodlums and ‘Sara Suka’ boys.

PENCOM: Most states not implementing Contributory Pension Scheme

Most states across the six geopolitical zones in the country are yet to fully implement the Federal Government’s Contributory Pension Scheme (CPS), a report by the National Pension Commission (PENCOM) has revealed.

Six people die in Bauchi auto crash

Six people have been confirmed dead in an unfortunate auto crash that occurred last Saturday at Sabuwar Gwaram village along Bauchi-Alkaleri road.
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Bauchi governor denies rift with Gombe over oil discovery

Gov. Bala Mohammed of Bauchi states says there is no conflict between Bauchi and Gombe states over oil discovery in border communities of the states.
Pope Francis on Saturday formally announced the appointment a priest of Makurdi Diocese, Revd Fr. Stephen Beba as “Chaplains to His Holiness” with the title of Monsignor.

Pope appoints Makurdi diocese priest as ‘Chaplains to His Holiness’

Pope Francis on Saturday formally announced the appointment a priest of Makurdi Diocese, Revd Fr. Stephen Beba as “Chaplains to His Holiness” with the title of Monsignor.

Yellow fever kills 29 in Bauchi

Chairman, Bauchi State Primary Healthcare Development Agency, Dr. Rilwanu Mohammed, said on Thursday that 29 people had died from an outbreak of yellow fever in the state.

Former President Jonathan, Governor Wike snub Bayelsa PDP mega rally

Former President Goodluck Jonathan and the Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, were conspicuously absent at the grand finale of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship campaign in Bayelsa State on Wednesday.

Kogi guber: INEC deploys three national commissioners, more RECs

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has approved the deployment of three of the Commission’s National Commissioners and seven Resident Electoral Commissioners (REC) to Kogi.
President Buhari at the event

President Buhari approves establishment of NAF university in Bauchi

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the establishment of an Air force University in the Tafawa Balewa Local Government area of Bauchi State.
Anthony Mkpe Ayine

Auditor-General: Corruption, lack of Audit Act, others bane of proper auditing

The Auditor-General for the Federation, Mr Anthony Ayine, has identified corruption and lack of Audit Act as major challenges facing auditing in the country.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

Court orders forfeiture of properties belonging to PEF chief, $899,600, N150m cash

Justice Folashade Ogunbanjo Giwa of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, October 31, 2019, granted three separate interim forfeiture applications by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, involving monies and properties.

FEC approves N5.72 billion for NDIC projects, 12 consultancy services

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved N5.72 billion for the construction of Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation’s (NDIC) zonal office in Bauchi and for 12 consultancy services for development of NDIC’s offices.
The Bauchi state governor, Sen. Bala Mohammed, on Friday, inaugurated the newly appointed 20 commissioners as members of the State Executive Council (SEC).

Bauchi governor swears in Adamu Soro to replace elder brother as commissioner

Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State on Wednesday swore in newly appointed Commissioner Adamu Manu Soro to replace his elder brother Nura Manu Soro who resigned as Commissioner for Finance hours after his redeployment to Youths and Sports two weeks ago.

Super Eagles’ goalkeeper trainer loses brother

Super Eagles’ goalkeeper trainer Alloy Agu has lost his younger brother to the cold hands of death.
The minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning Mrs Zainab Ahmed disclosed this on Tuesday during her maiden meeting with top officials of the two merged ministries at the headquarters of Budget and National Planning in Abuja.

No going back on IPPIS – minister

The Federal Government on Tuesday said there was no going back on the October 31 deadline President Muhammadu Buhari gave public servants to register for the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System, IPPIS.
The President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan has described insinuations that he is a rubber stamp to the Executive as “sentimental and laughable”.

Senate President condoles with Tafawa Balewa family

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has condoled with the Government and People of Bauchi State, particularly the family of Nigeria's late Prime Minister, Tafawa Balewa, over the death of Hajiya Aishatu Jummai Balewa.
The Bauchi state governor, Sen. Bala Mohammed, on Friday, inaugurated the newly appointed 20 commissioners as members of the State Executive Council (SEC).

Bauchi governor constitutes panel to probe ghost workers

Bauchi State Governor Bala Mohammed has constituted a 17-man committee to investigate the alleged salary payment of ghost workers in the state.

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Bayelsa guber: Confusion as court nullifies APC primaries

A Federal High Court sitting in Yenagoa, on Thursday caused upset in Bayelsa State ahead of the Saturday governorship election following its judgement nullifying the primaries of the All Progressives Congress (APC) that produced Chief David Lyon as the party’s candidate.
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Anger over APC NWC ratification of Edo chapter chairman’s suspension

The Edo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress has rejected the purported suspension of the State Chairman of the party, Mr Anselm Ojezua by the National Working Committee.

Economy: Central bank alone cannot spend N1.3 trillion in 2020 – Reps member

A member of the House of Representatives Honourable Gudaji Kazure has faulted the N1.3 trillion budget of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), for the 2020 fiscal year, describing it as outrageous and wasteful.
Real Madrid's Thibaut Courtois has claimed his status as one of the best goalkeepers in the world brought unwarranted criticism in the early part of the new campaign.

Thibaut Courtois fires back at critics after testing period at Real Madrid

Real Madrid's Thibaut Courtois has claimed his status as "one of the best goalkeepers in the world" brought unwarranted criticism in the early part of the new campaign.
Italy was poised to declare a state of emergency for Venice Thursday after an exceptional tide surged through churches, shops and homes, causing millions of euros worth of damage to the UNESCO city.

Italy to declare state of emergency in Venice after flood

Italy was poised to declare a state of emergency for Venice Thursday after an exceptional tide surged through churches, shops and homes, causing millions of euros worth of damage to the UNESCO city.