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2023 Presidency: Northern group declares support for Bauchi gov

The Coalition of Civil Society Organizations for Transparency and Good Governance (COCSOTRAGG) has declared support for Governor Bala Mohammed to contest for 2023 Presidency. The group says it wants the next president to emerge from the North-East, due to the fact that it is the least developed region in the country today. The group said that Mohammed has the experience ...

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Bauchi govt to renovate govt house with N6.1bn, says present structure “embarrassing”

Bauchi State Government has planned to renovate is Government house with over N6.1billion. The information was released by the Commissioner for Environment and Housing Mr. Hamisu Muazu Shira while speaking with journalists. He said that the present Government House was  built during the creation of the state in 1976. Acccording to him, the current structure is an embarrassment. He added: ...

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Our 21 Assembly members in Bauchi not decamping to PDP- APC

The opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bauchi State has disputed the rumours making the rounds in the state that 21 members of the state House of Assembly are defecting to the ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP). The party dominates the Assembly with 21 members out of the 29-member House. Addressing journalists yesterday shortly after holding a meeting with APC ...

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PDP promises to refund candidates who lost in primary election

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bauchi has pledged to refund the fees paid for the purchase of nomination forms by members who lost out in chairmanship and councillorship slots in its primary elections ahead of the local government elections. The party’s state Publicity Secretary, Yayanuwa Zainabari, revealed this while addressing journalists at the party secretariat in Bauchi. The decision, ...

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Tension in Bauchi as assailants kill House of Assembly member, kidnap wife, son

There is massive tension in Bauchi as Unknown gunmen, on Thursday night, killed a member of Bauchi State House of Assembly and kidnapped his two wives and a year-old son. It was gathered Friday morning that the lawmaker, Honourable Musa Mante Baraza, was killed in his hometown, Dass, the headquarters of Dass Local Government Area of the State. The deceased ...

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Bauchi gov fires back at Dogara, calls him a liar

Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State has hit back at the former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, describing him as a liar. Mohammed made the remark in response to allegations Dogara levelled against him. Dogara, who had recently defected from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to the All Progressives Congress, APC, had accused governor Mohammed of diverting ...

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Thugs storm APC media parley in Bauchi, injure many

Decorum was thrown overboard on Thursday at the premises of the Nigeria Union of Journalists(NUJ) press centre in Bauchi State on when some hoodlums disrupted a press conference called by a faction of the chapter All Progressive Congress(APC) . It was Learnt that about 50 thugs invaded the venue at about 10:40am, throwing stones and other objects to prevent the ...

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Coronavirus infection doesn’t affect my official duty- Bauchi Governor

Bauchi Governor Bala Mohammed has said that being infected with COVID-19 does not affect his duty, saying that he is sound, calm and in good. The governor tested positive to COVID-19 and has been on self-isolation, which will last for 14 days. A close friend of the governor, whose identity is yet to be ascertained, also tested positive for the ...

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Breaking: Supreme Court upholds election of Bauchi Gov, Bala Mohammed

Supreme Court affirms the election of Bala Mohammed of PDP as Governor of Bauchi State in the 2019 General Elections. More to come…..

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Just in: Appeal Court upholds election of Bauchi Governor

The Appeal Court sitting in Jos, Plateau State has upheld the election of Sen Bala Mohammed Abdulkadir as the duly elected Governor of Bauchi State as declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in the last general election. While delivering its judgment on Friday, the 5-man panel dismissed all the four grounds of appeal filed by the APC and ...

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