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Bauchi Govt Approves N30,000 New Minimum Wage

The Bauchi State Government has approved the payment of N30,000 new minimum wage for employees in the state. This is contained in a statement issued by Alhaji Mohammed Baba, the Secretary to the State Government (SSG) to newsmen in on Wednesday in Bauchi. According to the statement, the approval is with ‘immediate effect’ (commencing from […]

Bauchi Govt spends over N48.1bn on education, housing, others

The Bauchi State Governor, Senator Bala Mohammed, on Friday, announced that his government had spent over N48.1 billion for the provision of infrastructure within five months in office. He made this announcement while delivering his speech at a 3-day media retreat of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Minister’s Press Corps held in Bauchi State. The […]

Bauchi State launches Agricultural Policy Document

Bauchi State Government has launched an agricultural policy document covering key sub-sectors of agriculture. Speaking at the occasion held at Bauchi State Agricultural Development Programme, BSADP, the state governor Bala Mohammed mentioned the key sectors as irrigation development, quality inputs supply, crop pest and disease control, commodity livestock and fisheries development among others. The governor […]

Bauchi engages youths in agriculture to tackle insecurity, poverty

Bauchi State Government has promised to engage youths in agriculture to tackle food insecurity, unemployment and poverty. Governor Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed made the promise when he distributed 3,085 Knapsack Sprayers to Youths selected from the 323 wards in the state at Bauchi State Agricultural Development Programme (BSADP) headquarters in Bauchi. He said that engaging unemployed […]

Bauchi farmers laud govt on fertilizer distribution

Farmers in Bauchi state has expressed their support to the newly introduced revolving scheme of distribution of fertilizer during the 2019 farming season Chairman of the state’s chapter of Rice Farmers of Nigeria Association, Dr Yahaya Adamu Yusuf, and the Chairman Sorghum and Millet Farmers, Alhaji Musa Mohammed Cibiyayi stated this when they jointly addressed […]

Bauchi, France Investors Sign MoU On Human, Capital Development

In a determined effort to develop the critical sectors of capital and economic growth, Bauchi State Government set to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a group of investors from France who are experts in human capital development. This was disclosed by the State Governor, Senator Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed on Monday while receiving in […]

Bauchi Procures 18,000 Metric Tonnes Of Fertilizer ― Perm Sec

In its determination to boost food production, Bauchi State​ Government has procured over 18,000 metric tonnes of assorted fertilizer for 2019 farming season just as it denied the story in some sections of the media that recently reported there was a shortage of fertiliser in the state. Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Dr Musa​ Bala […]

Bauchi gov. wants FG to commence Kafin Zaki Dam Project

Bauchi State Governor, Senator Bala Mohammed Abdulkadir has urged the Federal Government to as a matter of urgency ensure the full take off of Kafin Zaki Dam project in Bauchi State. Governor, Senator Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed gave the advice when he paid a sympathy visit to the victims of flood disaster in Zaki local government […]

Quelea Birds: FG Intensifies Aerial Spray In N/East

The federal government has stepped up aerial spray of pesticides to control the invasion of Quelea birds in North East zone. An official of the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Mr. Adamu Kazaure, who doubles as the coordinating officer, Federal Pest Control Services Division, Department of Veterinary and Pest Control, in charge of […]

BSADP promotes grapevines cultivation in Bauchi state

The Bauchi State Agricultural Development Programme (BSADP), said on Sunday that it had perfected plans to promote the cultivation of Grapevines as part of efforts at encouraging production of cash crops in the state. The Director of Agriculture and Technical Services of the programme, Mr Luka Daniel, said this in Bauchi in an interview with […]