Tag: Bauchi State

Breaking: Boko Haram terrorists take over four local Governments of Bauchi

Boko Haram insurgents from neighboring Yobe State have infiltrated four local government areas of Bauchi State, destroying some facilities. The Secretary to the Bauchi State Government (SSG), Alhaji Sabiu Baba, disclosed this at a press conference on Monday. He listed Zaki, Gamawa, Darazo and Dambam as some of the affected[Read More…]

Gunmen attack Police base in Bauchi

Gunmen have attacked the Safer Highways base of the Nigerian Police in Nabordo, Toro Local Government Area, killing two persons. The Police Public Relations Officer, Ahmed Wakili, confirmed the incident to Channels Television on Sunday via a telephone interview. He said the attack was carried out on Saturday night on[Read More…]

Breaking: Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State and convoy involved in an accident

No fewer than 10 policemen attached to the convoy of Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State sustained injuries in an accident on Monday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the accident happened while the governor inspecting a 60- kilometer road project in Tafawa Balewa Local Government Area (LGA).[Read More…]

In Bauchi, Hisbah ‘Police’ arrests ‘Organizers’ of sex party

The Bauchi state Hisbah says it recently arrested no fewer than six youths who specialized in organizing sex orgies and fomenting trouble in Dolam village, in Tafawa Balewa local Government Area of the state. Malam Aminu Idris, the permanent commissioner in-charge of Hisbah and Sharia implementation, disclosed this in an[Read More…]

Bye-election: EFCC arrests a top Bauchi State government official for alleged vote buying

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested Abdon Dalla, special adviser on civil service and labour matters to Bala Mohammed, Bauchi governor, over alleged vote buying. Dalla was arrested on Saturday after voting during the Dass state bye-election in Bauchi. The EFCC operatives reportedly recovered a sum of[Read More…]

Bauchi Government defends appointment of SA on unmarried women

Bauchi state government says the appointment of a special assistant on unmarried women affairs is to address the needs of widows and divorcees in the state. Bala Mohammed, the state governor, on August 4, appointed Balaraba Ibrahimas the SSA on unmarried women affairs. But in a statement on Saturday, Mukhtar Gidado,[Read More…]

In Bauchi, 51 medical officers, 17 inmates test positive for Covid-19

Some 51 medical officers and 17 inmates have tested positive for coronavirus in Bauchi state, the executive secretary of the Bauchi State Primary Health Care Development Agency Rilwanu Mohammed has said. One of the medics infected has died, Mohammed told the News Agency of Nigeria. The BASPHCDA boss disclosed that[Read More…]

In two weeks, 110 persons reported dead in Azare town of Bauchi State

Over a hundred persons, 110 persons in Azare town, headquarters of Katagum Local Government Area of Bauchi State, are said to have died within the past two weeks. A former member of the House of Representatives, Ibrahim Mohammed Baba, raised the alarm in a letter to President Muhammadu Buhari informing[Read More…]

Six almajiri kids from Kano are part of the COVID-19 cases reported in Bauchi

Six almajiri kids from Kano are part of the COVID-19 cases reported in Bauchi state on Friday. On Friday night, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control announced that 10 cases of COVID-19 were recorded in Bauchi. Earlier in April, Bala Mohammed, governor of Bauchi, said about 345 almajiri kids were[Read More…]

Bauchi State Imposes Fines On Lockdown Violators

Governor of Bauchi state, Senator Bala Mohammed, has signed an Executive Order on #COVID19, known as the “Bauchi State Infectious Disease Prevention Regulations”. The Governor made the announcement on Tuesday, saying the order is in line with the earlier directives issued to diminish and put an end to the spread of[Read More…]