Category: Bauchi State News

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Re: Bauchi Gov Abubakar: Escapist or realist?

Consequent to the two published articles, namely, ‘Yerima’s attacks on Gov. Abubakar escapist’ in Daily Trust of November 1, 2016 attributed to Abubakar El-Sadique, and ‘Bauchi governor can’t be blackmailed’ in Daily Trust of November 2, 2016 attributed to Suleyman Malami, I want to reiterate for the umpteenth time that “Objectivity is my watchword”. If […]

November 15, 2016 More

Bauchi Govt to distribute 1m doses of anti-malaria drugs

 The Bauchi State Government says it will distribute more than 1 million doses of anti-malaria drugs to residents to control the disease. The Executive Secretary of the Control of HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, Leprosy and Malaria (BACTAMA), Dr Mansur Dada, said this while briefing newsmen on Monday in Bauchi. Dada said the agency would between November and […]

November 15, 2016 More

Bauchi, ICPC flag off anti-corruption campaign at summit – Daily Trust

Bauchi State government has flagged off an anti-corruption campaign to fight the menace of corruption in the state.  The campaign with a slogan “I Support‎ The Fight Against Corruption In Bauchi State” was unveiled at the Bauchi Anti-Corruption summit by the Chairman of Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC), Barrister Ekpo Nta […]

November 15, 2016 More

2nd aide-de-camp football competition kicks off in Bauchi

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November 14, 2016 More

Ahmed Yerima’s Diversionary Ploy

Does Ahmed Yerima, a House of Reps Member, representing Misau/Dambam Federal Constituency of Bauchi State, know his primary mission to the National Assembly? Was he elected to promote bills for the well-being of his people or to be collecting undeserved fat salaries and allowances for doing nothing? Instead of focusing on his primary responsibility of […]

November 13, 2016 More

Bauchi Governor And His Many Political Cynicists

I bumped into a very exciting political story on Bauchi State last week. It was reported that the governor had appointed some media assistants on print, broadcast and new media. According to the online statement, the team is  tasked with the ‘“responsibility of showcasing and propagating the good work of the Governor of the State […]

November 11, 2016 More

CBN’s Anchor Borrowers’ Programme to register 30000 farmers in Bauchi

Not less than 30,000 farmers in Bauchi State are slated to register for Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)’s Anchor Borrowers’ Programme for crop production in order to boost agricultural crops production and alleviate the poverty level in the state. Speaking to journalists shortly after a stakeholders’ meeting held at Bauchi State Agricultural Development Programme (BSADP) […]

November 11, 2016 More

Bauchi goes to court over N400 million monthly deductions from federal allocation

Bauchi state government has expressed concern over a federal high court order for a monthly deduction of N400 million from its federal allocation. The deduction is to be made as payment for a water project in the state awarded in 1996. Briefing journalists on the development, the State Commissioner of Information, Culture and Tourism, Alhaji […]

November 11, 2016 More

Bauchi Governor Abubakar to unveil Baba Ganaru next week

Bauchi State Governor, Mohammed Abubakar is expected to unveil newly appointed Wikki Tourists technical adviser Mohammed Baba Ganaru to the general public next week. Ganaru officially signed a two-year deal with the Bauchi-based outfit on Tuesday. The club’s chairman Isa Matori disclosed to SportingLife that Governor Abubakar is passionate about the progress of the club. […]

November 11, 2016 More

In Bauchi NGO screens 500 on Hepatitis, HIV

In Bauchi NGO screens 500 on Hepatitis, HIV The Coordinator of the foundation said the exercise was to contribute towards safe guarding public health. play 81,500 people are HIV positive (Rollingout)

November 10, 2016 More