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State government seals 19 hospitals in Bauchi State

The Bauchi State Ministry of Health has confirmed the  sealing of  18 private healthcare facilities and 161 patent stores across the state over failure to meet operational guidelines. The announcement was made by, the Director of Public Health in the ministry, Dr Bako Mohammed said “116 facilities were inspected, out of which, …

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Student found dead in Federal Polytechnic, Bauchi

It was a sad moment at the the Federal Polytechnic, Bauchi, when a student identified as  Auwal Shehu, was found dead in front of one of the school’s hostel. According to an eye witness of  the polytechnic, who spoke to PUNCH Metro on condition of anonymity on Thursday, said the …

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BBNaija Winner, Efe, Gets Mouthwatering Offer From Bauchi Governor

Aside the N25million Efe won as the winner of the just concluded Big Brother Naija show, the last man standing on the show is expected to get other side benefits. And they have started coming his way already. Bauchi Governor, via his twitter handle @GovMAA, made Efe an offer. Checkout …

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5 New Cases Of Lassa Fever Recorded In Four States

Five more cases of Lassa Fever have been reported in four states in Nigeria, increasing chances that the disease could spread further. Confirming the new cases, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said that two cases were reported from Plateau State, one from Rivers, and one each from Bauchi and …

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Army Launches Operation To End Insurgency In Bauchi

The Nigerian Army has launched an operation to flush out all insurgents and other criminal elements in Bauchi State forests. According to the Commander, 33 Artillery Brigade Bauchi, Brigadier General Abraham Dusu, the Chief of Army Staff, Gen. Yusuf Buratai, had directed the Brigade to carry out the operations after a …

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Flooding: UNICEF Trains Stakeholders In North-East

The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) on Friday concluded a three-day contingency training of stakeholders in North-East on flood control. In an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) at the end of the training in Yola, UNICEF Emergency Specialist Olusoji Adeniyi said the training was to prepare the …

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7 Dead as Students’ Bus Collide With Two Vehicles In Bauchi

Seven persons have been sent to their early graves in a ghastly road transport accident along Bauchi to Darazo road, involving a bus conveying students of Federal Government Girls College, Bauchi, and two other vehicles, on Monday. A correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) who visited the scene …

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Police Arrests Father With Dead Son’s Severed Head In Bauchi

A father has been arrested by the Police in Bauchi for being in possession of a severed head allegedly belonging to his own son. The Police spokesman in Bauchi State, Haruna Mohammed, confirmed the arrest in a statement Monday. Mr. Mohammed, a Superintendent of Police, gave the suspects name as …

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Bauchi Residents Lament Loss Of Sallah Delicacies To Poor Power Supply

Some residents of Bauchi State said unstable power supply had made them to incur substantial losses of delicacies prepared to entertain guests on Sallah day yesterday. The residents said they had prepared the delicacies a day to the festivities, but the items had to stay longer in refrigerators due to …

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Cancer Patient Gets New Bladder Constructed By Nigerian Surgeons

A new bladder has been constructed by a team of Nigerian surgeons at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital, Bauchi, for an 18-year-old cancer patient. The recipient of the new bladder, Saidu Ibrahim, a student of Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi, was diagnosed of having malignant cells in the …

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Army Holds Combat Arms Training In Bauchi

The Nigerian Army Armoured Corps, Bauchi, says it has concluded plans to host Combat Arms Training scheduled to hold from May 30 to June 4. The Corps Assistant Director in charge of Public Relations, Victor Olukoya, in a statement on Sunday in Bauchi, said that the Chief of Army Staff, …

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Ex-governorship Candidate In Bauchi Arrested By EFCC Over N6.5bn Fraud

A former gubernatorial candidate in Bauchi state; and managing director of Guroje Mining Company Limited, Abdullahi Usman Adamu is currently in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), for allegedly defrauding a Chinese national to the tune of N6.5 billion. “A complainant, Fengquai Zhai, a Chinese, alleged …

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Maitama Sule Urges Northern Govs. To Emulate Bauchi Governor’s Investment In Education, Health

Elder statesman Alhaji Yusuf Maitama Yusuf, the Danmasanin Kano, has commended Bauchi State Governor Mohammed Abdullahi Abubakar for making huge investment to the development of education and health, urging other northern governors to emulate him. Sule stated this while conferring an award on the Governor in Abuja on Thursday at …

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Police Alerts Over Plans To Abduct School Children In Bauchi

The Bauchi Police Command says intelligence reports at its disposal indicates that some undesirable elements plan to abduct under-age children for recruitment for terrorist activities. ASP Abdulrahman Ahmed, spokesman of the command disclosed this in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Bauchi. …

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Buhari Laments Low Ranking Of Nigerian Universities

Nigerian universities rank very low in Africa and the world at large. This worries President Muhammadu Buhari. “We rank below a thousand, if we do not aspire to be among the world class universities, we cannot boast of robust system capable of making the country among the top economies of …

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Yuguda Asks Nigerians To Pray For And Be Patient With President Buhari

Former governor of Bauchi State, Malam Isa Yuguda has called on Nigerians to pray for President Muhammadu Buhari and be patient with him as he leads the country towards economic recovery and end to security challenges facing the nation. “What is happening today is like when you want a deep …

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FG Probes Use Of Ladder By Aero Contractors Airline For Passengers At Bauchi Airport

The federal government has ordered an immediate probe into the use of an unauthorized equipment by Aero Contractors Airlines at the conclusion of a charter flight to Bauchi over the weekend. A photo, which went viral on Saturday, showed the airport management using a ladder to disembark 34 passengers from …

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Yuguda Squandered N91bn Security Vote In 8yrs – Bauchi Govt.

The Bauchi State Government has disclosed that the past administration of Isa Yuguda squandered N91 billion security vote in eight years. In a statement by the Special Assistant to Governor Mohammed Abubakar on Media and Communications, Yakubu Mohammed, the state said that more facts had emerged on security related expenditures …

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Say No To Ill-motivated Agitation For Biafra, Eze Tells Ndigbo In Bauchi

The Eze Ndigbo of Bauchi State, Eze Umezika has warned the Igbo community in the state against supporting any unlawful agitation that will undermine the unity and peace of the nation. The Eze, who spoke, Sunday, during an interactive session with the State Commissioner of Police, Baba Tijjani at the …

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Bauchi Govt. Debunks Missing State’s Plane Allegation, Agrees Leasing Deal

Bauchi State Government on Friday announced that it had leased its aircraft, which was earlier declared missing, to Overland Airlines. The state Deputy Governor, Alhaji Nuhu Gidado, told newsmen in Bauchi that the aircraft was leased to the company to generate revenue for the state. According to Gidado, the plane …

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