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The State Commissioner of Health, Dr Aliyu Mohammed Maigoro, who disclosed this on Tuesday during a press conference at the State Ministry of health in Bauchi, said that 322 cases of gastroenteritis were reported in nine local government area, namely Bauchi, Darazo, Ganjuwa, Giade, Misau, Ningi, Shira, Toro and Warji.

Cholera outbreak: 20 killed, 322 infected in Bauchi

No fewer than 20 people have died while 322 have been infected with cholera following the recent outbreak of the disease in Bauchi state, the State Ministry of Health has confirmed.

CSO demands total ban on smoking in Nollywood scenes

As more youths take to smoking cigarettes, a Civil Society Organisation, CSO, Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa, CAPPA, Thursday, demanded total ban on smoking in Nollywood movies as they, directly and indirectly, advertise products of tobacco companies.
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 government commences construction of N7.3 billion road projects

The Bauchi State Government on Tuesday commenced the construction of three strategic roads with the sum of N7.3 billion in the state.

Deaths as yellow fever ravages Nigerian communities

With fears of resurgence of COVID-19 still in the air, Nigerians have been confronted with another major health scare with what many state governments had initially described as ‘strange killer disease’ turning out to be yellow fever.

NiMet predicts hazy, sunny weather activities Monday to Wednesday

Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted hazy, sunny weather activities from Monday to Wednesday across the country.
The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has taken proactive measures aimed at curtailing the devastating impacts of flooding in the region occasioned by yearly torrential rainfall.

SEMA: Flood kills 16, destroys 3,042 houses in Bauchi

The Bauchi State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) said flood had killed 16 persons, destroyed 3,042 houses and several farmlands in the state.
A general view of the main gate of an isolation centre in Gbagada General Hospital in Lagos . PIUS UTOMI EKPEI - AFP

Nigerian doctors begin strike over pay, facilities

Nigerian doctors in state-run hospitals began an indefinite strike on Monday to demand a pay rise, better welfare and adequate facilities, union leaders said.

Nigerian health workers begin strike September 13

Health Workers on Monday gave the Federal Government ultimatum to address all their demands before September 13 or they will proceed on strike.
Zimbabwean doctors have filed a lawsuit aimed at compelling the government to beef up coronavirus protection for public hospitals and healthcare workers.

Nigerian doctors begin strike over pay, inadequate facilities

Nigerian resident doctors in state-run hospitals began an indefinite strike on Monday to demand a pay rise, better welfare and adequate facilities, union leaders said.

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.
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Nigeria records lowest daily virus cases in three months

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 221 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic outbreak in the country.
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.
The Kogi State Polytechnic has expelled 25 students for their involvement in various forms of examination malpractice.

Kogi polytechnic expels 25 students for examination malpractice

The Kogi State Polytechnic has expelled 25 students for their involvement in various forms of examination malpractice.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and Chairman of the PTF on COVID-19, Mr Boss Mustapha, who raised the concern on Thursday during the daily press briefing by the task force in Abuja.

Nigeria extends eased lockdown by four weeks

Federal government yesterday extended the ease of lockdown in the country by another four weeks, saying coronavirus was now in 536 of the 774 local government areas in Nigeria.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila on the floor, moving a bill on the Repeal of Quarantine Act, 2004 at plenary yesterday at National Assembly Abuja. . Photo by Gbemiga Olamikan. 2

House of Reps set up 30-man c’ttee to accelerate passage of PIB

A thirty-member committee, with five members drawn from each of the six geo-political zones of the country, is expected to start work on the bill in the third week of this month, newsmen learnt, weekend.
Bauchi state governor, Bala Mohammed has lamented how the novel Coronavirus has hindered preparations for local government elections in the state.

Bauchi: We have paid July salaries

The Bauchi state government has debunked the allegation of the non-payment of July salaries in the state, saying that no legitimate civil servant in the state will be deprived of his or her salary as it has so far paid more than sixty percent of its workers their July salaries.
Bauchi state governor, Bala Mohammed has lamented how the novel Coronavirus has hindered preparations for local government elections in the state.

Bauchi records 19 new coronavirus cases, infection hits 560

The Bauchi State Task Force on COVID-19 and Lassa Fever, says it has recorded 19 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) 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.

Police parades 33 ‘kidnappers,’ 10 ‘robbers’ in Adamawa

The Police Command in Adamawa has paraded 33 kidnappers and 10 robbery suspects, as well as 16 others allegedly involved in inciting communal conflict in the state.
Nigeria has recorded 245 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 2,802. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control made this known on its website on Monday. 2

Official: 12 medical officers infected with coronavirus in Bauchi

The Bauchi State Commissioner for Health, Dr Aliyu Maigoro, says 12 medical officers in the state have been infected with coronavirus.
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.

About 100 persons die in one week in Bauchi town – Ex-Reps member

Azare, the second biggest town in Bauchi State was in the news last Thursday when it was reported that one of its prominent indigenes, Justice Dahiru Saleh, a former federal judge, popular for his infamous role in annulment of the June 12, 1993, presidential election had passed on.

Bauchi community tackles construction company over pollution

Residents of Birshin Fulani village in Bauchi Local Government Area of Bauchi State have accused a construction company, Triacta Nigeria Limited of polluting their environment while blasting a rock located in the area for gravels and cracking their buildings.
Acting Governor Baba Tella made the observation at the weekend while updating reporters on efforts by the state to fight COVID-19.

Bauchi to establish coronavirus testing laboratory

Worried by the increasing number of COVID-19 positive cases in the state coupled with the rigours of going to Abuja for testing, Bauchi State Government has declared that it will soon establish its own testing laboratory.

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The State Commissioner of Health, Dr Aliyu Mohammed Maigoro, who disclosed this on Tuesday during a press conference at the State Ministry of health in Bauchi, said that 322 cases of gastroenteritis were reported in nine local government area, namely Bauchi, Darazo, Ganjuwa, Giade, Misau, Ningi, Shira, Toro and Warji.

Cholera outbreak: 20 killed, 322 infected in Bauchi

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