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Kidnapped Bauchi governor’s brother released

Mr Adamu Mohammad, an elder brother to Gov. Bala Mohammad of Bauchi State, who was kidnapped by unknown armed gunmen has been released.

Man stabs partner to death for picking another man’s phone call

Tragedy struck in Bauchi on Friday when a jealous man, simply identified as Solomon, stabbed his partner, Patience Zakkari, to death for picking a phone call from another man.
Some politicians and other stakeholders in Bauchi are having ‘sleepless nights’ as they await the outcome of Supreme Court verdict on the governorship election, to be delivered on Monday.

Supreme Court: Anxiety in Bauchi as politicians spend sleepless nights in mosques

Some politicians and other stakeholders in Bauchi are having ‘sleepless nights’ as they await the outcome of Supreme Court verdict on the governorship election, to be delivered on Monday.
Supreme Court of Nigeria

Supreme Court ruling: Bauchi politicians turn prayer warriors

Some politicians and other stakeholders in Bauchi are having ‘sleepless nights’, with some holding nightly prayer sessions in mosques, as they await Monday’s Supreme Court verdict on the governorship election held in the state on 9 March.
The new Commissioner, Phillip S Maku, assumed duty on Monday, November 18.

Bauchi gets new police commissioner

A new Commissioner of Police has been deployed to the Bauchi State Police Command.

Police kill ‘armed robber’ in Bauchi, foil attack on filling station

The Bauchi State Police Command under the leadership of Commissioner of Police, Habu​ Sani,​ has on​ foiled an attempted armed robbery attack on a filling station on Sunday evening in the state capital.

Family of 13-year-old rape victim demands justice

The family of a 13-year-old girl who was raped by a tailor in Misau, Bauchi State, and has been delivered of a baby is demanding justice for their daughter.
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Police arrest 60 bandits, two suspected car thieves in Bauchi

No fewer than 60 bandits popularly called ‘Sara Suka’ were arrested within the Bauchi metropolis, the Bauchi Police Command has said.

Family of five, others killed in accident

A man, his wife, two children and sister are among the 13 persons killed in a motor accident which occurred on Sunday in Bauchi-Gombe road.
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Election: APC, PRP supporters clash in Bauchi, one person injured

Some supporters of the People’s Redemption Party (PRP) and All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bauchi state clashed on Saturday, leaving one person seriously wounded and a car destroyed.
Nigeria Police

Police arrest five abductors of Bauchi APC chieftains

Police have arrested five suspected kidnappers of 14-year-old son of Bauchi politician, Alhaji Bashir Bukar Rimin Zayam, and the daughter of the Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Toro Local Government Area, Alhaji Sha’aban.

Principal suspect in Bauchi birthday killings arrested

Bauchi State Command of the Nigerian Police has paraded alleged prime suspect of the Bauchi birthday party violence which claimed four lives about two weeks ago.

Police ban weddings, parties, social gatherings in Bauchi

The Bauchi state Police Command says it has banned all forms of gathering in public places in the state to forestall violence often caused by restless youths.

Police: Bauchi crisis has no ethnic, religious coloration

The Bauchi State Police Command has dispelled reports in some media that the recent clash between two rivals youth groups in Yelwa area of Bauchi metropolis has ethnic or religious coloration.

Police: Bauchi crisis has no ethnic, religious coloration

The Bauchi State Police Command has said that last Sunday’s clash between two rival youth groups in Yelwa area of Bauchi metropolis has no ethnic or religious coloration but a mere social misunderstanding that degenerated into a crisis.

Birthday party clash claims 3 lives, leaves 18 injured in Bauchi

The police in Bauchi State have confirmed that three persons were killed and eight others injured in a clash that erupted on Sunday night in Lushi Ward in Bauchi.

Bauchi reels under the fear of motorcyclists who stab pedestrians for no known reasons

Unidentified motorcyclists have continued to attack people in Bauchi metropolis, as two more pedestrians were again stabbed on Thursday and Sunday night.

Petrol tanker crushes baby that fell off moving keke in Bauchi

The Sector Head of Operations, Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Bauchi Sector Command, Deputy Corps Commander Paul Guar, who confirmed the incident on the telephone, said the accident occurred Saturday morning, adding: “The tanker was negotiating the roundabout, then the Keke wanted to overtake it from the right hand side at the roundabout.

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