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Bauchi Gov Constitutes 17-man Committee on Salary, Pension

The Governor of Bauchi State, Senator Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed, has constituted a 17-man Committee to investigate the reasons for the non-possession of Bank Verification Numbers by 41,448 civil servants and Pensioners in the state. The Senior Special Assistant on Media to the Governor, Comrade Muktar Gidado, who disclosed this while addressing newsmen at the Government […]

Bauchi Gov to empower physically challenged persons

Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed has promised to improve the living conditions of the people living with disabilities in the state through empowerment programmes. The Governor disclosed this while addressing the group of People Living with Disabilities who visited him at the Government House Bauchi. He said the move by his administration was to assuage […]

Bauchi State Governor Declares Free Education For Primary, Secondary Schools

The Bauchi State Governor, Senator Bala Mohammed, has declared free education for primary and secondary school levels in government-owned schools. In this regard, a circular was issued on Monday by Bauchi State Commissioner for Education, Aliyu Tilde, explaining that, primary education is free of all charges, while secondary school pupils will only pay a uniform […]

Buhari mourns late Hajiya Jummai Abubakar Tafawa-Balewa

President Muhammad Buhari has expressed sadness over the death of the first wife of late Prime Minister, Hajiya Jummai Abubakar Tafawa-Balewa, who died on October 27 at the age of 85. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Hajiya Jummai died in a Lagos hospital after a protracted illness. The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu […]

NGOs urge auditors in Bauchi to encourage whistle blowers

Civil right organizations known as Cleen foundation and Prison Inmate Development Initiative (PIDI-NIGERIA) have called on the Auditor General of Bauchi state, Alhaji Abdu Usman Aliyu to encourage whistle blowers with a view to curbing the menace of corruption in government ministries, departments and agencies. Executive Director PIDI-Nigeria Mr Mbami Iliya Sabka made the call […]

TETFUND Grants N300m To Bauchi Varsity

Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND) has granted a Conference intervention of the sum of N300m to Bauchi State University, Gadau (BASUG) to enable it to sponsor its staff to attend local and international conferences for academic records improvement. The disclosure of the grant was made on Tuesday by the Vice-Chancellor of the university, Professor Auwalu […]

Bauchi Seals $864m Cement Production Deal with American Firm

The Bauchi State government has signed a $864 million agreement with an American Investment company to produce cement at the Gwana Cement Factory. The Governor of the State, Senator Bala Mohammed, made the disclosure on Friday, at the opening ceremony of a three-day Special Retreat for the FCT Minister’s Press Corps in Bauchi. The governor, […]

Bauchi: Gov. Bala Mohammed mourns death of Jummai Balewa

Bauchi State Governor, Senator Bala Mohammed, has confirmed and announced the death of Hajiya Aishatu (Jummai) Balewa, wife of the late Prime Minister, Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa. According to a statement by Mukhtar Gidado, Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the Governor, the deceased died on Sunday, 27th October, 2019, in a Lagos […]

Minister Inaugurates N50m Laboratory at ATBU

Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, yesterday inaugurated a N50 million Chemical Engineering Laboratory at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU) Bauchi which was upgraded by the National Office for Technology Acquisition and Promotion (NOTAP) and PZ Cusson Nigeria Plc. The minister during the inauguration ceremony hailed NOTAP and PZ Nigeria Plc for […]

Bauchi, UNESCO partner to boost access to quality education

Governor Bala Mohammed has solicited the support of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization UNESCO towards blocking gaps and inadequacies in the education sector in Bauchi state. The governor told newsmen that the purpose of the visit was to forge new frontiers to boost access to education in the state, after a closed-door […]