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596 dead Bauchi workers still receiving salaries – Panel

No fewer than 596 dead civil servants in Bauchi State have been on the government payroll, collecting salaries and allowances for years, the government’s panel has discovered. The PUNCH had reported that the state government said it had identified over 41,448 on the government payroll without the compulsory Bank Verification Number. The Bauchi State Governor, […]

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 gov appoints admin secs for LGAs

Bauchi Governor, Bala Mohammed, has approved the appointment of administrative secretaries for the 20 councils of the state. A statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Mohammed Sabi’u Baba, indicated that Mustapha Alkali, Babayo Sulaiman, Usman Abdu, Nura Yusuf and Simon Ayuba Dodo are posted to Bauchi, Ganjuwa, Misau, Ningi and Bogoro Local […]

Bauchi Gov: No Conflict with Gombe over Oil Wells

Bauchi State Governor, Senator Bala Mohammed, has dismissed suggestion to the effect that the state was at loggerheads with Gombe State over the ownership of an oil well that was recently discovered in some boundary communities of the state. Mohammed made the clarification in the wake of the recent alarm raised by Gombe State Government, […]

Yuletide: NSCDC deploys 1,800 personnel in Bauchi

Nigeria Security And Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) said it has deployed 1,800 personnel in Bauchi to ensure hitch free Christmas and new year celebrations. Bauchi State Commandant of the Corps, Haliru Usman disclosed made this known on Tuesday while addressing newsmen on the preparation of the corps for the celebration in the state. He said […]

PZ donates 2 blocks of classroom to Bauchi village

As part of its corporate social responsibility, PZ Cussons Nigeria plc has built two blocks of classroom at Hardfund community school in Hardawa village of Misau local government area of Bauchi state. Commissioning the project, the Chief Executive Officer of PZ Cussons Nigeria plc, Mr Christos Giannopoulos, said the company has been in Nigeria for […]

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 […]

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, 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 […]