Sunday, July 21, 2019

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    Gombe, Bauchi governors cancel predecessors’ last-minute appointments

Gombe, Bauchi governors cancel predecessors’ last-minute appointments

Inuwa Yahaya, governor of Gombe state, has suspended all appointments and contracts executed by his predecessor from March 10 till date.Yahaya, who announced the suspension during his inaugural speech on Wednesday, said there were a lot of illegalities during the administration of  Ibrahim Dankwambo, the immediate past governor.He said steps would be taken to address all illegalities, adding that perpetrators [...]

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    YIAGA: Supplementary poll impunity is an indication of democratic recession in Nigeria

YIAGA: Supplementary poll impunity is an indication of democratic recession in Nigeria

YIAGA AFRICA says the level of impunity observed in the Saturday's governorship supplementary elections is an indication of democratic recession in Nigeria.The Watching The Vote (WTV)’s group disclosed this to journalists at a press conference on Saturday.YIAGA AFRICA affirmed that Nigeria cannot continue to condone this brazen disregard for law and order by political actors."As a country determined to make [...]

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    INEC cancels Bauchi supplementary poll, to resume collation in 48 hours

INEC cancels Bauchi supplementary poll, to resume collation in 48 hours

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has cancelled the scheduled supplementary election in Bauchi state.Bauchi was among the six states that the commission fixed supplementary poll for March 23, following the disruption of the collation of the March 9 governorship and state assembly elections.But in a statement, the commission said it decided not to go ahead with another election in [...]

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    Bauchi gov: Defectors from APC playing to the gallery in Abuja… they will lose in 2019

Bauchi gov: Defectors from APC playing to the gallery in Abuja… they will lose in 2019

Mohammed Abubakar, governor of Bauchi state, says he's certain the All Progressives Congress (APC) will win the 2019 election.His remark was targeted at Isa Misau and Sulaimon Mohammed, senators from the state who defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).Abubakar said the APC's victory in the Bauchi south bye-election is an indication that the ruling party will be successful during the [...]

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    Four Point by Sheraton Hotels to reopen soon, says A’Ibom govt

Four Point by Sheraton Hotels to reopen soon, says A’Ibom govt

The Akwa Ibom state government has pledged to unbolt the gates of the Four Point by Sheraton Hotel for 24-hour operations to hospitality industry users in the state.Udom Emmanuel, the governor, made the pledge during the state constituency campaigns towards the coming general elections at the Ikot Ekpene Township Stadium, recently.The governor, accompanied by his deputy, Moses Ekpo, said his [...]

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    50,000 Bauchi girls, women to get ICT training from UNESCO

50,000 Bauchi girls, women to get ICT training from UNESCO

The United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) is set to launch the second phase of its project to empower illiterate girls and women in low-performing junior secondary schools through information communication technology (ICT).The project which will be launched in Bauchi state on Tuesday is targeted at 50,000 girls and women, the national officer, communication and information, UNESCO, Olusola [...]

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    Yuguda: Aircraft can only be hijacked but I was accused of stealing one

Yuguda: Aircraft can only be hijacked but I was accused of stealing one

Isa Yuguda, a former governor of Bauchi state, says an aircraft can only be hijacked but he has been accused of stealing one.After handing over to Mohammad Abubakar, the incumbent governor, in 2015, Yuguda was accused by the Bauchi state government of "stealing" over 20 cars and an aircraft.But while appearing before an ad hoc investigating the alleged harassment of [...]

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    ALERT: ‘Undesirable elements’ plotting to kidnap underage children

ALERT: ‘Undesirable elements’ plotting to kidnap underage children

"Undesirable elements" have infiltrated Bauchi and are planning to kidnap underage children, Haruna Mohammed, spokesman of the police in the state, has said.In a statement released on Monday, Mohammad said intelligence report indicated that the abductors intend to seize minors for ransom or other motives."Against this backdrop, the Command urged members of the public especially parents and guardians to monitor [...]

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    Arrested Maigari ‘released by PDP chairman’

Arrested Maigari ‘released by PDP chairman’

Aminu Maigari, who was sacked as president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) by a Plateau court on Thursday, was picked up on Friday by the Department of State Service (DSS) operatives who were waiting for his return at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja.However, Maigari, who led the Super Eagles team back to Nigeria from the World Cup [...]

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     Aisha Mohammed, mother of FCT Minister, is dead

 Aisha Mohammed, mother of FCT Minister, is dead

Hajiya Aisha Mohammed, mother of Minister of Federal Capital Territory, Senator Bala Mohammed, has died.Muhammad Sule, the Chief press secretary to the minister, confirmed that the deceased passed on in her residence at Bauchi, after a brief illness.Born in the Alkaleri Local Government Area of Bauchi State in 1934, Hajiya Aisha is survived by four children.She has been buried in [...]

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