Saturday, July 20, 2019

Bauchi

    Police arrest three suspected kidnappers in Bauchi

Police arrest three suspected kidnappers in Bauchi

The Bauchi state command of Nigeria police force on Sunday announced the arrest of three suspected kidnappers who abducted two teenagers in Bauchi metropolis.A statement by Haruna Mohammed, spokesman of the command, named the suspects as: Abubakar Mohammed, from Jos; Sanusi Inuwa from Wuntin Gobirawa village; and Danlami Abdullahi also of Wuntin Gobirawa.Mohammed said following intelligence reports, the suspects were [...]

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    Gunmen abduct wife of Bauchi lawmaker

Gunmen abduct wife of Bauchi lawmaker

Gunmen stormed Zalau village in Bauchi state on Friday and abducted the wife of a member of the state house of assembly. According to Haruna Mohammed, spokesman of the state police command, the incident occurred at about 1:47 pm. “On the 15/1/2016 at about 23:47 hrs, unknown gunmen stormed Zalau Village under Lame district and abducted one Hajiya Suwaiba, aged 45 years, [...]

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Bauchi APC vice-chairman withdraws resignation

Musa Adamu, vice-chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bauchi south senatorial district, has rescinded his decision to resign from his position.Adamu tendered his resignation on Friday, accusing the leadership of the party in the state of “unethical behaviours”.But addressing journalists in Bauchi on Saturday, Adamu said he decided to back down as a result of intervention from his [...]

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Vice-chairman of Bauchi APC resigns

Musa Adamu, vice-chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bauchi state, has resigned.Adamu, who is the zonal vice-chairman of the ruling party in Bauchi south senatorial district, announced his resignation at a news briefing on Friday.He said the resignation was to protect his image, honour and dignity.Adamu said the party lacked good leadership in Bauchi and as such it [...]

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    Bauchi recovers 64 vehicles from former officials

Bauchi recovers 64 vehicles from former officials

A committee which the Bauchi state government set up to recover properties illegally allocated to individuals by the immediate past administration in the state, says it has recovered 64 vehicles out of over 100 vehicles it listed for recovery.Ahmed Tijjani-Baba, chairman of the committee, told NAN on Monday that the vehicles were recovered from highly placed individuals, politicians, former commissioners, [...]

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    Bauchi governor, Abubakar, ‘inherits empty treasury’

Bauchi governor, Abubakar, ‘inherits empty treasury’

Mohammed Abubakar, the new governor of Bauchi state, has alleged that Isa Yuguda, his predecessor, emptied the treasury of the state before leaving office.Yuguda was in charge of Bauchi for eight years after serving as minister of state for transport and later minister of aviation during the administration of former president Olusegun Obasanjo.Speaking after taking the oath of office on [...]

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    Soldiers nab suspected Boko Haram sponsor

Soldiers nab suspected Boko Haram sponsor

The Nigeria army has apprehended a suspected Boko Haram sponsor who has been posing as a brigadier-general in Bauchi.According to a statement on the website of the Nigeria army on Tuesday, the suspect was arrested in a raid, which led to the arrest of another Boko Haram suspect.“The 33 Artillery Brigade, Nigerian Army, has recorded another landmark success in the [...]

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    Suspected suicide bomber burnt alive in Bauchi

Suspected suicide bomber burnt alive in Bauchi

A mob at the Muda Lawal market in Bauchi state set ablaze a suspected female suicide bomber on Sunday.Infuriated by her refusal to be searched, the mob concluded that she was a member of the Boko Haram sect on a mission to wreak havoc in the market and descended on her immediately.Witnesses said the mob put a tyre sprinkled with [...]

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    Bird flu: Bauchi bans movement of poultry products

Bird flu: Bauchi bans movement of poultry products

The Bauchi state government has banned movement of poultry products from states that have recorded outbreak of Avian Influenza, also known as bird flu.Ibrahim Bello, the desk officer, state Avian Influenza control programme announced the development on Friday, listing Gombe, Kano and Plateau among the states.Bello, who spoke during an interview with NAN, said efforts were being made to reactivate [...]

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    PDP gov aspirant, Jatau, donates N30m to Bauchi blast victims

PDP gov aspirant, Jatau, donates N30m to Bauchi blast victims

Alhaji Auwal Jatau, the gubernatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bauchi state, has donated N30 million to victims of Monday's bomb blast at the Bauchi central market.Jatau, who made the donation in Bauchi on Thursday when he visited the scene of the incident to sympathise with the traders, urged the victims and all those affected in a way or the other to [...]

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    ‘200 houses burnt’ in strange Bauchi inferno

‘200 houses burnt’ in strange Bauchi inferno

About 200 houses were burnt in a fire incident that broke out very early on Wednesday morning in Soro Village, Ganjuwa local government area of Bauchi state.A resident who spoke to TheCable said that the cause of the inferno could not be ascertained, but he was "sure that it was not a Boko Haram attack".“No, it’s not Boko Haram," he said."The [...]

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    Bauchi Christian pilgrims tested for Ebola

Bauchi Christian pilgrims tested for Ebola

No fewer than 417 intending Christian pilgrims under the Bauchi state government sponsorship were on Monday screened for the 2014 pilgrimage.Addressing the pilgrims in Bauchi, Rev. Shuaibu Byel, the chairman of the Bauchi State Christian Pilgrims' Welfare Board, said the screening was necessary to avoid complications.Byel said that all the pilgrims must be screened to verify their credentials and confirm [...]

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    Bauchi governorship aspirant wanted by EFCC

Bauchi governorship aspirant wanted by EFCC

A gubernatorial aspirant in Bauchi state, Abdulahi Usman Adamu, alias Dan China, has been declared wanted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), for allegedly obtaining the sum of $500,000 from a Chinese Company, Shengjia International (HK) Limited, by false pretence.EFCC spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren, disclosed on Sunday that the suspect allegedly obtained the sum of $500,000 from the Chinese firm as part [...]

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