Tuesday, March 31, 2020

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    Bauchi records third coronavirus case

Bauchi records third coronavirus case

The Bauchi government says it has confirmed a third case of coronavirus in the state.  During a press conference on Tuesday, Bala Tela, the deputy governor, said out of the 23 samples brought from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), one tested positive. Tela, who is also the chairman of the state task force committee, said the patient has been isolated [...]

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    Close contact of Bauchi gov tests positive for coronavirus

Close contact of Bauchi gov tests positive for coronavirus

A 62-year-old friend of Bala Mohammed, governor of Bauchi state, has tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19). Aliyu Maigoro, the state commissioner for health, disclosed this during a press briefing on Thursday. The governor had tested positive for coronavirus on Tuesday. Mohammed has been in self-isolation after allegedly shaking hands with a son of Atiku Abubakar, former vice-president, who also tested positive for the virus. The [...]

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    ‘We’ll overcome’ — Bauchi gov asks residents not to panic over coronavirus

‘We’ll overcome’ — Bauchi gov asks residents not to panic over coronavirus

Bala Mohammed, governor of Bauchi, has asked residents of the state not to panic over his isolation as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19). The governor had tested positive for coronavirus on Tuesday. Mohammed has been in self-isolation after shaking hands with a son of Atiku Abubakar, former vice-president, who also tested positive for the virus. In a message the governor posted on [...]

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    Bauchi panel: Isa Yuguda, successor looted N1trn state funds

Bauchi panel: Isa Yuguda, successor looted N1trn state funds

A probe panel set up by the Bauchi government says two immediate past governors of the state allegedly looted N1 trillion while in office. Lawal Ibrahim, a member of the panel, said Isa Yuguda and Mohammed Abubakar, his successor, looted the state’s treasury alongside their associates. Ibrahim said this while addressing journalists in Bauchi, the state capital, on Saturday, the PUNCH reported. Bala [...]

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    Seven cases of Lassa fever confirmed in Bauchi — but no deaths

Seven cases of Lassa fever confirmed in Bauchi — but no deaths

Four new cases of Lassa fever have been confirmed in Bauchi, bringing the total to seven. Rilwan Mohammed, executive secretary of the primary health care development agency in the state, disclosed this during a press conference on Friday. Mohammed said the number of suspected cases has also risen from 15 to 22. He said though the disease is not new to the state, [...]

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    Bauchi gov: I thought supreme court would sack me like Ihedioha

Bauchi gov: I thought supreme court would sack me like Ihedioha

Bala Mohammed, governor of Bauchi state, says the removal of Emeka Ihedioha as governor of Imo state rattled him momentarily as he had feared the same fate would befall him. Last week, the apex court ordered the replacement of Ihedioha with Hope Uzodinma, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the March election. Speaking with reporters, Mohammed, who is of the [...]

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    EXTRA: Bauchi politicians spend sleepless nights at mosques ahead of s’court judgment

EXTRA: Bauchi politicians spend sleepless nights at mosques ahead of s’court judgment

Some politicians in Bauchi state have begun to hold prayer sessions ahead of the supreme court judgement of Monday. The apex court is expected to decide the appeal filed by Mohammed Abubakar of the All Progressives Congress (APC), challenging the victory of Bala Mohammed of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 governorship election in the state. Abubakar had challenged the [...]

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    I’m not bed-ridden in London, says Bauchi gov

I’m not bed-ridden in London, says Bauchi gov

Bala Mohammed, governor of Bauchi state, says he is not on admission at any London hospital. Mukhtar Gidado, his spokesperson, dismissed the rumour that the governor is hospitalised in London for an undisclosed illness. In a statement, Gidado said the governor was only away on a medical appointment for a minor procedure and that he returned to his temporary residence the same day. He said [...]

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    ‘It’s abuse of power’ — outrage over Buhari’s daughter flying presidential jet to private event

‘It’s abuse of power’ — outrage over Buhari’s daughter flying presidential jet to private event

Pictures of President Muhammadu Buhari's daughter flying a presidential jet to a ceremony in Bauchi has sparked off debate on social media. According to Daily Nigerian, Hanan Buhari was invited to the Durbar by Rilwanu Adamu, emir of Bauchi, on Thursday. Hanan, a first-class graduate of photography from a university in the United Kingdom, was accorded a warm reception by the state's [...]

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    EXTRA: Bauchi teacher visited school ‘7 times in 11 years’

EXTRA: Bauchi teacher visited school ‘7 times in 11 years’

Aliyu Tilde, commissioner of education in Bauchi, says a teacher in the state only went to work seven times in 11 years. Tilde, who neither disclosed the name of the teacher nor the school, said about 53.5 percent of workers do not visit their places of assignment, which affects the educational sector He said to curb absenteeism among teachers, the state government introduced a [...]

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    ‘No food, no school’ — north-east pupils abandon classrooms after stoppage of feeding programme

‘No food, no school’ — north-east pupils abandon classrooms after stoppage of feeding programme

That Monday morning when headteacher of Girei primary school 3 in Adamawa state announced to his pupils that henceforth, they would be served a bowl of meal per day, the excitement blew the children off, and right there on the assembly ground, they started chanting prayers for the president whom they were told had made provision for this.  The headteacher simply [...]

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    Twenty-nine people die of yellow fever in Bauchi

Twenty-nine people die of yellow fever in Bauchi

Twenty-nine people have been confirmed dead following the outbreak of yellow fever in Bauchi state. Rilwanu Mohammed, chairman, Bauchi State Primary Healthcare Development Agency (BSPHDA), said on Thursday the state has 224 suspected cases. Health agencies have been trying to curtail the disease since it was first recorded in the state in August. Mohammed said the virus was first detected in Alkaleri council [...]

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    Bauchi gov: Herdsmen from other countries will benefit from FG’s livestock plan

Bauchi gov: Herdsmen from other countries will benefit from FG’s livestock plan

Bala Mohammed, governor of Bauchi state, says herdsmen from other countries will benefit from the federal government's National Livestock Transformation Plan (NLTP). Speaking on Channels Television on Monday, Mohammed said Fulani herdsmen are nomadic, moving across countries within the continent. "I think there is a lot of mistrust and misconception as regards the Fulani man. The Fulani man is a global or [...]

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    Six students die of yellow fever in Bauchi

Six students die of yellow fever in Bauchi

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed four cases of yellow fever in Bauchi state. In a statement on Friday, the NCDC said at least seven deaths — including six students — related to the outbreak have been confirmed. The statement signed by Chikwe Ihekweazu, NCDC director-general, said three of the confirmed cases are residents of Alkaleri local government area [...]

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    Bauchi governor describes Oshiomhole as a danger to political stability

Bauchi governor describes Oshiomhole as a danger to political stability

Bala Mohammed, governor of Bauchi state, says Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), poses danger to political stability in the state. In a statement on Thursday, the governor blamed Oshiomhole for the crisis rocking the state house of assembly. Oshiomhole had demanded that a fresh proclamation be issued for the inauguration  of the Bauchi assembly. But speaking through Ladan [...]

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    Bauchi lawmakers resolve differences, inaugurate 17 members

Bauchi lawmakers resolve differences, inaugurate 17 members

The Bauchi state house of assembly has inaugurated 17 factional lawmakers of the All Progressives Congress (APC). The lawmakers, led by Kawuwa Damina, former speaker of the state assembly, took the oath of office at a special session on Friday evening at the assembly complex. Two people had emerged speakers of the state house of assembly during an inauguration that held on [...]

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