Tag: Bauchi

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 19, 2018

The Late 5: FG beefs up security at International airports over ISIS threat, Senegal gives Africa first win at World Cup and other stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: President Muhammadu Buhari has mandated the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 2, 2018

The Late 5: Bauchi Governor nominates Chief of Staff as deputy, Ghana denounces Jonathan for misquoting President Akuffo-Addo and other stories

Here are the stories that drove the conversation today: Bauchi Governor, Mohammed Abubakar has nominated Alhaji Audu Sule Katagum, the ...

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tosin adesinaApril 22, 2018

[The Activism Blog] Ayodele Abidemi: A Corper with a Difference

While many individuals are still stuck on debating the importance or otherwise of the one year mandatory National Youth Service ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 27, 2017

6 governors visit President Buhari at the State House

President Muhammadu Buhari today, received the governors of Kogi, Nasarawa, Kaduna, Bauchi, Kano and Yobe, at the State House. This was ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 26, 2017

Police hand over Boko Haram commander to Army

The Nigerian Police have arrested a wanted Boko Haram terrorist, Idris Ibrahim Babawo in Ondo and handed him over to the 32 ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 20, 2017

Bauchi governor dissolves cabinet

The Governor of Bauchi, Mohammed Abubakar Thursday, dissolved the State executive council, Punch reports. However, only the Special Adviser Security, Brig-General Ladan ...

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Op-ed EditorJune 11, 2017

The Church Blog: Bauchi wants to start taxing churches and mosques. We agree

Bauchi’s government has a convoluted policy on taxation of religious organizations, but we agree with the spirit of its decision. ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 26, 2017

Nigerian Police to recruit 35,000 soon

Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Police Affairs, Alhaji Haliru Jika (Ganjuwa/Darazo Bauchi, APC), says the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) ...

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AzeezApril 8, 2017

Troops arrest fake currency merchants in Bauchi, Kano

Troops of 33 artillery Brigade of the Nigerian Army have arrested seven fake currency merchants in Bauchi and Kano states. ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 17, 2017

2 teachers arrested for raping 6-year-old pupil

by Dolapo Adelana The Bauchi Police Command has arrested two teachers of a primary school in the Dutsen Tanshi area ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 1, 2017

Opinion: Governor Abubakar is polishing the pearl of tourism

by Ibrahim M. Farouq Any Kindergarten Economist will tell you that diversification of the economy is key to long-term growth ...

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AzeezDecember 29, 2016

Pres. Buhari cancels visit to Bauchi

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday canceled his visit to Bauchi State for the second time. The President had earlier been ...

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Isime EseneDecember 27, 2016

Stanley Azuakola profiles Kashim Shettima: The Comforter-in-chief (Y!/YNaija Person of the Year 2016 Nominee)

In late September 2016, the governor of Borno state, Kashim Shettima, gathered his closest aides and relocated to Bama town, ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 21, 2016

Police, vigilante arrest 14 kidnappers in Bauchi

The Bauchi Police Command in collaboration with Danga Security and vigilante group has arrested 14 kidnappers in their hideouts in ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 17, 2016

Jailbreak story in Bauchi prison false – NPS

The Nigerian Prisons Service has described as unfounded and untrue claims that there was an attempted jailbreak Bauchi Central Prison. In ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 12, 2016

Army kills 4 kidnappers in Bauchi

The Nigerian Army says its troops killed four kidnappers in Bauchi. In a statement issued on Tuesday by the Army ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 4, 2016

Army kills 5 kidnappers in Bauchi

The Nigerian Army says it has killed five suspected kidnappers in Bauchi state. This is contained in a statement issued ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 11, 2016

WE SURVIVED BOKO HARAM VII: The ones government left behind

by Eromo Egbejule You hear a lot of stories about North-East Nigeria, a slice of the country that has been ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 5, 2016

WE SURVIVED BOKO HARAM I: The boy from Bama

by Eromo Egbejule You hear a lot of stories about North-East Nigeria, a slice of the country that has been ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 31, 2016

17 people killed by floods in Bauchi, Niger and Sokoto

Seventeen people have been reportedly killed by flooding in several local government areas of Bauchi, Niger and Sokoto states. The ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 25, 2016

Troops arrest 3 suspected kidnappers in Bauchi

Troops of the Nigerian Army on Wednesday arrested three kidnappers in Bauchi state. The troops also recovered a bag containing ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 5, 2016

NSCDC arrests 5 for adulterating fertilizers

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps on Thursday said it had arrested five persons suspected to be dealing in ...

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Mallam YeroApril 24, 2016

‘I’ve resigned from the PDP… I’ve had enough’ – Former Bauchi governor

Former Governor of Bauchi State, Isa Yuguda, has jumped ship from the Peoples Democratic Party – stating that he has ...

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Mallam YeroMarch 27, 2016

3 female child traffickers arrested in Bauchi

Three women suspected to be specialists in child trafficking have been arrested by the Bauchi State Police Command. The Public ...

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Janeth JMarch 14, 2016

‘It’s unfair for Nigerians to judge us in just 9 months’ – APC Governor

Bauchi State governor, Mohammed Abubakar, has advised Nigerians not to expect magic from the the All Progressives Congress (APC) government, ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoFebruary 7, 2016

APC chieftain recommends firing squad for looters

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, in Bauchi, Alhaji Shuia’abu Ahmed has advised President Buhari to take to more ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoDecember 23, 2015

#YNaija2015Review: ‘Orubebe, Vic O, APC Senators’ | 7 moments in 2015 that made us cringe with shame

The year 2015 has been eventful! With the drama that followed the April presidential election, formation of the 8th senate, ...

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Kolapo OlapojuDecember 17, 2015

Thousands of Shiites hold prayers for El-Zakzaky as protests hold in Bauchi, Katsina (PHOTOS)

Thousands of members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria on Wednesday, protested against the arrest of their leader, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky. ...

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Janeth JSeptember 18, 2015

Missing Bauchi plane returns to Nigeria from Morocco (PHOTOS)

The Bauchi state government, has welcomed back home, the state-owned aircraft, reported to be missing. The plane, Embraer ERJ 145 ...

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Janeth JSeptember 13, 2015

Bauchi APC vice chairman changes his mind, reverses resignation

Apparently, his integrity does not matter anymore… The Vice Chairman of All Progressives Congress for Bauchi South Senatorial District, Musa ...

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