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Senator Isa Hamma Misau, another political supporter of former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has dumped the Peoples Democratic Party and rejoined the All Progressives Congress.

Senator Misau dumps PDP, rejoins APC in Bauchi

Senator Isa Hamma Misau, another political supporter of former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has dumped the Peoples Democratic Party and rejoined the All Progressives Congress.
Alhaji Bilyamu Othman, the Emir of Dass, has urged journalists in Bauchi State to uphold the ethics of the profession and report objectively while discharging their social responsibility of information dissemination.

Emir advises journalists on objectivity in reportage

Alhaji Bilyamu Othman, the Emir of Dass, has urged journalists in Bauchi State to uphold the ethics of the profession and report objectively while discharging their social responsibility of information dissemination.
Bauchi State House of Assembly has passed 16 bills into law since its inauguration in August last year.

Bauchi Assembly passes 16 bills in one year

Bauchi State House of Assembly has passed 16 bills into law since its inauguration in August last year.
In a demonstration to tackle the menace of ghost workers that has continue to drain the coffers of government, Bauchi State Governor, Sen Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed will hold a public parley with all the stakeholders involved in the payment of workers salaries in the state.

Bauchi governor assents to bill for traffic control

Bauchi State governor Bala Mohammed has signed an executive bill for the regulation, control and management of traffic in the state.
Worried by the rise in banditry in parts of the state in the last two months, Niger State Governor Abubakar Sani Bello has declared an all-out war on the armed criminals terrorising the state.

Niger closes state-owned roads to articulated vehicles

Niger State Government has closed down Minna-Bida state-owned road to articulated vehicles due to it deplorable condition and to allow for speedy reconstruction of the road.
Governor Nyesom Wike on Tuesday claimed the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, spent the sum of N10 billion to fight him during the 2019 governorship election.

Governor Wike: Nigerian states can hardly fund development projects with little IGR

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike yesterday lamented the declining internally generated revenue (IGR) across the federation, noting that state governments could hardly fund development projects with meagre IGR.
Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management, Sadiya Farouq has declared that her Ministry will focus on the urban poor, National Social Register as well as Bank Verification Number (BVN) to determine who benefits from the distribution palliatives to cushion the biting effect of COVID-19 on Nigerians.

Nigerian government donates food items to vulnerable persons in Bauchi

The Federal Government on Saturday, donated 3,543.37 metric tonnes of grains to Bauchi state government for distribution to vulnerable persons in the state.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

50-year-old ex-convict rapes four-year girl in mosque

Yusuf Bako, a 50-year old man, has been apprehended by the Bauchi State Police Command over the rape of a 4-year old girl.
The Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, on Friday afternoon, joined other Muslims at the Bauchi central mosque for Jumat prayers, alongside other top government officials.

Bauchi governor calls for stronger private sector participation to reposition economy

Gov. Bala Mohammed has enjoined the private sector to deploy financial, technical and managerial skills to reposition Bauchi State economy for the better.
Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, on Tuesday, laid the foundation for the construction of an aircraft maintenance hangar at the Nigerian Air Force Special Operations Command in the state.

Bauchi governor lays foundation for NAF hangar

Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, on Tuesday, laid the foundation for the construction of an aircraft maintenance hangar at the Nigerian Air Force Special Operations Command in the state.

NiMet predicts cloudiness, thunderstorms Sunday to Tuesday

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted cloudy skies over the Northern region on Sunday, with chances of isolated thunderstorms over parts of Sokoto, Kebbi, Zamfara, Kano, Katsina and Kaduna in the morning hours.
Bauchi state governor, Bala Mohammed has lamented how the novel Coronavirus has hindered preparations for local government elections in the state.

Bauchi vaccinates 1.4 million children, 300,000 mothers against killer diseases

The Bauchi State government says it has vaccinated 1.4 million children and 300,000 women against killer diseases and other ailments, which affect children and pregnant women.
The Bauchi State chapter of Association of Master Bakers says the rising cost of production of bread might force it to increase the price of the product by 20 per cent.

Master Bakers in Bauchi mull 20% increase in bread price

The Bauchi State chapter of Association of Master Bakers says the rising cost of production of bread might force it to increase the price of the product by 20 per cent.
The Bauchi State Government said on Tuesday it would soon put the Sumu Wild Life Conservation Park into full operation to offer befitting tourism and hospitality services to visitors and investors.

Bauchi set to revertilise Sumu park to promote tourism

The Bauchi State Government said on Tuesday it would soon put the Sumu Wild life Conservation Park into full operation to offer befitting tourism and hospitality services to visitors and investors.
The Minister of State, Education, Mr. Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, said this while answering questions at the 52nd joint national briefing of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 in Abuja.

Minister: No date yet for resumption of schools

Nigeria’s Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, says no date has been fixed yet for full schools’ resumption even though the federal government had continued to engage stakeholders.
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APC urges Nigerian government to intervene over deteriorating security in Bauchi

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bauchi state has urged the federal government to intervene over what it termed ‘deteriorating security’ in the state.

Bauchi PDP to conduct council election primaries Saturday

Ahead of the coming Local Governments elections in Bauchi State slated for 17th October 2020, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has disclosed that it would conduct primary elections for chairmanship and councillorship aspirants under the party in the 20 local governments across the state on Saturday, 22nd August this year.

Tanker accident claims two lives, several wounded in Niger

At least two persons were feared dead and several others injured in a multiple road crash that occurred at Lambata in Gurara local government area of Niger State.At least two persons were feared dead and several others injured in a multiple road crash that occurred at Lambata in Gurara local government area of Niger State.

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FRSC confirms 14 corpses retrieved from Ebonyi river

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The immediate past chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, has won his polling unit by a large majority of total votes cast.

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