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Yellow fever kills three in Bauchi

Three people have been killed following the outbreak of yellow fever disease in Bauchi State.
Bala Muhammad

Bauchi government unveils N8.8 billion road projects

Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, has unveiled N8.8 billion road projects, which will link six different communities in Alkaleri and Tafawa Balewa Local Government Areas (LGAs).
Bala Mohammed

Bauchi governor swears in 20 council caretaker chairmen

Bauchi Governor Bala Muhammed has sworn-in 20 newly appointed local government caretaker committee chairmen, charging them to adopt accountability and transparency in the discharge of their duty.
Bauchi State Governor Bala Mohammed Abdulkadir has directed immediate transfer of gas explosion victims presently receiving treatment at in Tafawa-Balewa General Hospital for proper medical care.

Bauchi governor directs immediate transfer of gas explosion victims for proper medical care

Bauchi State Governor Bala Mohammed Abdulkadir has directed immediate transfer of gas explosion victims presently receiving treatment at in Tafawa-Balewa General Hospital for proper medical care.
Gov. Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State, on Thursday in Kaduna signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) for the road component of the Kaduna Urban Renewal Project.

Governor El-Rufai signs MoU with CCECC on Kaduna urban renewal project

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State, on Thursday in Kaduna signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) for the road component of the Kaduna Urban Renewal Project.

Democracy Day: MKO Abiola a legend – Senator Kalu

Former Abia State governor and senator representing Abia North Senatorial District, Dr. Orji Kalu, has called on the political class to adhere to the tenets of democracy for the sake of nation building.

Bauchi: Tribunal fixes Monday for pre-hearing conference into petitions

The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Bauchi State has fixed Monday, for its inaugural and commencement of pre-hearing conference into petitions filed before it.

Tribunal dismisses petition challenging re-election of Speaker Dogara

The Governorship, National and State Assembly Election Petition Tribunal in Bauchi State, on Friday dismissed a petition filed by Dalhatu Abdulkadir of the All Progressives Congress (APC), challenging the reelection of the Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).

Bauchi APC lawmaker leaves ruling party, says he worked for opposition PDP’s victory

A member of the Bauchi State House of Assembly representing Lere/Bula Constituency, Hon. Aminu Tukur, has finally left the All Progressives Congress.

Bauchi guber: INEC resumes collation of results after court’s judgement

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), said it has resumed the collation of the Bauchi State governorship election results for the Tafawa Balewa Local Government Area (LGA) which was earlier suspended.
Ikenga Ugochinyere

CUPP hails court ruling on Bauchi governorship. poll

The Coalition of United Political Parties on Monday hailed the decision of an Abuja Federal High Court to vacate the order restricting the Independent National Electoral Commission from continuing the collation of governorship election result in Tafawa Balewa Local Government Area of Bauchi State.
A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has struck out a suit challenging the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conclude, collate, and announce the governorship election results from Tafawa Balewa Local Government in Bauchi State.

Bauchi elections: Court orders INEC to continue collation of governorship poll results

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday gave the Independent National Electoral Commission the leeway to continue and conclude the collation of the results of the March 9, 2019 governorship election in the Tafawa Balewa Local Government Area of Bauchi State.

Bauchi rerun: PDP gubernatorial candidate increases lead over incumbent Governor Abubakar

The Bauchi state gubernatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Bala Mohammed, has increased the margin of his lead in the governorship election.

Bauchi elections: INEC declares supplementary polls result

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is set to commence collation of results for the supplementary governorship election in Bauchi State.
There was drama on Saturday at a polling unit in Bauchi State where the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is conducting a supplementary election.

Supplementary poll hitch-free in Bauchi

Reports across the 15 local government areas of Bauchi where supplementary elections are being conducted indicate hitch-free exercise, with impressive turnout of voters, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) has reported.

Bauchi elections: Group accuses INEC of causing political tension, confusion

A group, Bauchi Youth Awareness Ambassadors, has accused the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of causing political confusion in the state due to the way it handled governorship election.
Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP publicity secretary

Supplementary poll: APC, INEC conspiracy’ll fail – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said an alleged conspiracy between the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) to rig tomorrow’s supplementary election in some selected states will fail.

PDP: No need for supplementary elections in Bauchi

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has tackled the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) over its decision to conduct supplementary governorship election in Bauchi state.

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Envoy assures investors of Nigeria’s commitment to contractual agreement

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