Bauchi State Declares Monday Work-Free Day

Posted by - July 7, 2024

  By Kasim Isa Muhammad The Bauchi State Government has announced that Monday, July 8, 2024, will be a work-free day in commemoration of Al-Muharram, the first day of the Islamic calendar. The declaration was made in a statement issued by the governor’s media aide, Muktar Gidado, on Sunday. According to the statement, the gesture

Bauchi Government Compensates Property Owners Affected by Flyover Bridge Construction

Posted by - June 30, 2024

By Sabiu Abdullahi The Bauchi State government has fulfilled its promise to compensate property owners affected by the construction of the Central Market Flyover Bridge in the state capital. According to Engr. Mahmoud Abdulkadir, acting chairman of the state’s standing committee for assessment and payment of compensation, the committee has ensured justice for all affected

Bauchi Earmarks N45 Million for Fight Quelea Birds, Others

Posted by - April 8, 2024

By Isah Aliyu Chiroma Bauchi State Government has approved the sum of N45 million for the procurement of agrochemical and other equipments to fight the recent outbreak of pests such as the Quela birds, locusts and grasshoppers in farmlands across the local government areas of the state. Governor Bala Mohammed disclosed this on Monday at

Governor Bala Pardons 96 Inmates Incarcerated for Assorted Transgressions

Posted by - March 22, 2024

  By Salmanu Isah Darazo Bauchi State Governor, Senator Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed has granted amnesty to 96 inmates incarcerated for assorted infractions, imploring them to be law-abiding citizens and engage in legitimate endeavours by taking advantage of the various empowerment windows provided to them by his administration so as to become self employed and useful

Bauchi Governor Stands by Suspended Senator Ningi Amid Budget Padding Controversy

Posted by - March 14, 2024

By Sabiu Abdullahi Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, has thrown his weight behind Senator Abdul Ningi, who was recently suspended by the Senate for a duration of three months. Ningi, representing Bauchi Central, faced suspension following allegations of budget padding by the Senate president, Senator Godswill Akpabio. The controversy stemmed from a BBC interview where

Bauchi Leads in Implementing World Bank Agricultural Initiative

Posted by - March 12, 2024

  By Kasim Isa Muhammad Bauchi State has been recognized as the top-performing state in implementing the Agro-Climatic Resilience In Semi-Arid Landscapes (ACReSAL) project, a significant multi-million dollar endeavour funded by the World Bank aimed at addressing climate change challenges in agriculture and food security. Dr. Ibrahim Kabir, the state coordinator of ACReSAL, made this

Governor Bala Urges BASUG Students to Shape Future at Convocation Ceremony

Posted by - December 16, 2023

By Sabiu Abdullahi Bauchi State Governor, Senator Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed, delivered a compelling message to Saadu Zungur University (BASUG) students during the institution’s convocation ceremony held at the main campus in Gadau today. A statement released by Lawal Muazu Bauchi (SSA New Media) said that the governor noted the crucial role of students in shaping

Governor Bala Presents N300.2bn 2024 Budget To BAHA

Posted by - November 30, 2023

By Isah Aliyu Chiroma Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed presented the sum of N300,219,705,820 as the 2024 estimated budget to the Bauchi State House of Assembly for scrutiny and passage. The budget tagged ‘Budget Of Consolidation and Renewed Focus’, comprises of recurrent expenditure of N121,341,193,343.11 (40.4%) while capital expenditure received the sum of N178,878,512,477.49 (59.6%).

EXCLUSIVE: Neglected School in Bauchi Pleads for Urgent Government Intervention

Posted by - November 26, 2023

By Sabiu Abdullahi The Citizen Reports (TCR) undertook a visit to Rafin Tambari Primary School, situated just a few miles away from the Bauchi metropolitan city, the seat of the Bauchi State Government, to shed light on the dire conditions plaguing its only two classrooms. Despite the community’s repeated pleas spanning seven years, the government’s

Appeal Court Upholds Governor Bala Mohammed’s Victory in Bauchi State

Posted by - November 17, 2023

By Sabiu Abdullahi The Appeal Court, Abuja Division, affirmed Governor Bala Mohammed’s triumph in the Bauchi State governorship election held on March 18. The appeal, initiated by Sadique Abubakar, the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate, followed the tribunal’s endorsement of Mohammed’s victory. The panel of three justices, delivering a unanimous decision, imposed no costs,