Avian influenza: Kano, Kaduna, Benue, Others Battle Bird Flu

Kano, Plateau, Bauchi, Gombe, Nasarawa, Kaduna and Niger states have reported confirmed human cases of Avian Influenza H5N1, also called “Bird flu”. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed this in Abuja NCDC Director-General, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu who announced this, highlighted the epidemiological situation and response activities to fighting the virus in Nigeria. Worthy of […]

Many Killed In Bauchi Autocrash

A fatal crash near Bara town in Alkaleri Local Government Area of Bauchi State has left no fewer than 10 people dead. The accident reportedly occured at about 7pm on Sunday. Involved in the crash was a single vehicle reportedly heading to Gombe from Kaduna State. The vehicle summersaulted after one or its tyres removed.

NIN: FG Suspends Officials For Extorting Applicants

The Federal Government has suspended workers alleged to have extorted applicants of the ongoing National Identity Number registration at the National Identity Management Commission. Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, ordered the immediate suspension of the staff members involved in Bauchi and Kaduna state offices. A spokesperson for the commission, Kayode Adegoke, said […]

18 Year Old Stabs Man To Death Over Girlfriend

The Bauchi Police command has announced the arrest of one Kabiru Ahmed for allegedly stabbing another man to death over a girlfriend. Kabiru who is 18, reportedly stabbed the man to death over his girlfriend. This was contained in a statement by the Public Relations Officer in the state, DSP Ahmed Wakil, who stated that a good […]

76 Die Of Yellow Fever In Delta, Enugu, Bauchi

About 76 persons have died from 222 cases of yellow fever outbreaks in Bauchi, Delta and Enugu states, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has said. The NCDC gave the figures in its Yellow Fever Situation Report with Serial Number 001 as of November 11, on the clusters of outbreaks in Bauchi, Delta and Enugu […]

Army Overstretched In War Against Boko Haram – Bauchi Governor

Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, on Monday described the army as being overstretched in their efforts to defeat the terrorist sect – Boko Haram. While receiving members of the House of Representatives’ committee on the Army, he said he understood why members of the committee were from the North East. Mohammed said, “The House of […]

Nine Bauchi Lawmakers Sponsor No Bill In 12 Months

Nine out of the 31 members of the current Bauchi State House of Assembly, including a former speaker have no tangible legislative achievement to their credit, despite collecting over N544 million in salaries and allowances in 12 months, according to a Bauchi-based news platform, WikkiTimes. According to a document containing  summary of legislative activities from […]

Breaking: Bauchi Governor Sacks Head Of Service

Bauchi State Governor, Bala Muhammed, has today, sacked the state’s Head of service, Alhaji Ahmed Ma’aji. In his stead, Dr. Bala Lukshi takes up the role in acting capacity. Ma’aji’s dismissal was contained in a statement signed by the Director, Press Affairs, Government House, Bauchi, Suleiman Dambam. The letter read, “I write to convey my […]

Man In Police Custody For Burying Grandson Alive

Bauchi State Police Command said it has arrested a grandfather, Bawada Audu, in Rimin Zayam, Toro Local Government Area of the state for allegedly burying his grandson alive.    According to the state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Ahmed Wakil, the suspect allegedly seized the newborn baby from his 17-year-old-daughter, Hafsat Bawada, and buried him […]