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COAS commissions ATBU collapse bridge,accommodation for soldiers in Bauchi

By Ahmed Ahmed The Chief of Army Staff, Lt General Tukur Buratai has commissioned Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University collapsed pedestrian bridge and newly constructed accommodation for soldiers at School of Amour Bauchi. Our correspondent reports the ATBU metal bridge linking the students’ hostels and the lecture halls collapsed killing three students and injuring several others …

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ID to End Violence against Women: MAMA Centre calls for holistic policy actions, independent judiciary to sanction violence

The Mothers and Marginalised Advocacy Centre (MAMA Centre) commemorates the International Day to End Violence against Women, while calling for more stringent and holistic policy actions to address recurring violence and abuses against women in both public and private spheres.   We are seriously bothered by the intensity of women subjected to rape, undignified torture, mental …

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Bauchi Quranic competition, winners get new cars,tricycles others

By Ahmed Ahmed The 34th Edition of Bauchi State Quranic Recitation Competition ended in Ningi on Saturday, with Malam Jabir Abdulkadir and Miss Rashida Abdulrahman emerging overall winners in the male and female categories, winning new 406 Peugeot cars. Our correspondent reports that other prizes distributed to participants included two golf wagon cars, four tricycles, …

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ICPC urges youth to take ownership of anti-corruption fight

By Ahmed Ahmed The Independent Corrupt Practice Commission (ICPC) has urged youth to take ownership of the anti-corruption fight in the country. Mr Laban Lakum a representative of ICPC at engagement meeting with youth leaders on anti-corruption behavioral approach and social norms in Bauchi on Thursday. He stated that the fight against corruption would yield …

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NEWSAN laments over people defecating openly in Nigeria

By Ahmed Ahmed Mr Ado Solomon Network of Society for Water and Sanitation NEWSAN in Bauchi has expressed dismay that the country is the world capital where people defecate openly. He noted that India which has thrice the Nigerian population has attained Open Defecation Free (ODF) status with Nigeria now bearing the burden which, he …

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World toilets day :Emir of Bauchi directs District, Village heads to end open defecation

Ahmed Ahmed The Emir of Bauchi Dr Rilwanu Adamu has directed all District and Village heads in the emirate to ban open defecation in their domains. Adamu gave the directives during the 2019 World Toilet Day Commemoration at which he was represented by the Galadiman Bauchi, Alhaji Ibrahim Jahun in Bauchi on Tuesday. He directed …

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Appeal Court clears APC to participate in Bayelsa governorship election

A Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has cleared the All Progressives Congress (APC) to participate in Saturday’s Governorship Election in Bayelsa State. In a ruling document obtained by the APC’s Principal Counsel, D. D. Dodo SAN,  in Abuja on Thursday, the appellate court panel led by Justice Steven Adah also cleared the APC Deputy …

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Desperate Dickson, PDP responsible for Nembe’s killing, maiming, says Nabena

The All Progressives Congress (APC) said it has been vindicated with the violent outcome of the political rally held by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at Nembe Local Government Area, on Wednesday where souls were lost and several others injured, saying the Bayelsa state government and its party should be blamed and held responsible. The …

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Bayelsa election: PDP govt releases 100 inmates, plot fake military uniforms – APC

…Says PDP agents luring voters with N20,000 each Ahead of the November 16 governorship election in Bayelsa state, the All Progressives Congress (APC) has alerted the security agencies and the general public on the secret release of about 100 awaiting trial inmates from Okaka Prison in the state capital, Yenagoa by the state government. The …

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