Friday Sep 12
Did Late Dr Enemou know that his patient had Ebola and treated him secretly?
His friend speaks on the life and times of the fallen Ebola victim from his university days to his passing. It's another revealing Saturday Vanguard EXCLUSIVE BY LAJU ARENYEKA U ntil a few weeks ago, Dr. Sam Ikechukwu Enemuo was a relatively unknown name.
Friday Sep 12
Institute to release new wheat varieties in December
The Lake Chad Research Institute in Maiduguri says it will release two new wheat varieties that can yield six tonnes of wheat per hectare in December. The improved varieties have been proven to garner more yields per hectare compared to the one-tonne yield per hectare of the conventional wheat seeds in the country.
Friday Sep 12
Nigeria: Military Strengthens Operations in Mubi, Bama, Michika, Others
Abuja, Calabar, Maiduguri, Gombe, Bauchi - AFFIRMING its resolve to defeat the terrorists ravaging the northern part of the country, the military yesterday deployed 500 troops in Adamawa, Yobe and Borno states. The Defence Headquarters disclosed that there were ongoing "highly coordinated air and land operations" towards "stabilising" some of the cities, which have been under the siege of Boko Haram for days.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Politicisation of Boko Haram insurgency, bane of Nigeria's anti-terror fight
PHASE Three: This is where things started to fall apart between Boko Haram and politicians/government officials in Borno State. Available reports point to some sort of disagreement between the group and some politicians following the 2007 elections .
PDP is Mocking Nuhu Ribadu - Kwankwaso
Yakubu Salisu The PDP has now made the former EFCC chairman, Nuhu Ribadu to be a laughing stock among PDP stakeholders in Adamawa state after the party dumped him in its recent gubernatorial primaries, Gov. Rabi'u Musa Kwankwaso of Kano state has said. "After he left the APC for the PDP, his new party did not find him worthy of its gubernatorial ticket.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
Nigeria: Northern Elders Seek Trial of Ihejirika, Sheriff
Abuja/Enugu/Bauchi/Maiduguri - CALLS for the investigation and prosecution of the former Chief of Army Staff , Lt.-Gen. Azubuike Ihejirika , and former Governor of Borno State, Ali Modu Sheriff, over their alleged complicity in the Boko Haram insurgency are growing stronger, with the Northern Elders Forum now joining the fray.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
Thousands flee as Boko Haram capture more territory
Panicked residents fled their homes in northeast Nigeria on Monday in fear of Boko Haram attacks while the military sought to recapture ground lost to the militants in recent weeks. The exodus from Mubi, the commercial hub of Adamawa state, began on Sunday after the insurgents seized Michika 42 kilometres away the day before, heightening fears of an impending strike.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
NUP laments N50bn unpaid gratuities by North-East Governors
Nigeria Union of Pensioners, NUP, North-East geopolitical zone, has called on governors in the North East region, to pay the backlog of their gratuity, estimated to be about N50 billion. Vice-President of the union Alhaji Inuwa Ahmed, who spoke in Bauchi, said it was imperative for governors in the region to pay pensioners their benefits to improve their standard of living.
A heart failure and the journalist died
When she came to the premises of the Bauchi Radio Corporation, BRC, on August 6, 2014 to carry out her usual official duties of the day, there was no premonition that it would be her last day on earth. So it came as a shock when Esther Ali, a journarlist and staff of the BRC died as result of what was described as cardiac arrest at the emergency ward of a private hospital in Bauchi even as medical doctors battled for several hours to save her life.
I'll Never Stop Working For Jonathan Even After He Leaves Office - Yuguda
Bauchi State Governor, Mallam Isa Yuguda, has dismissed speculations that he was planning to defect to the All Progressives Congress.
Mon Sep 01, 2014
Nigerian forces clash with Boko Haram fighters
Scores dead as Nigerian security forces defend town against attack by Boko Haram extremists By HARUNA UMAR Associated Press BAUCHI, Nigeria - Nigerian military officials say they killed about 70 Boko Haram fighters when the Islamic extremists attacked the northeastern town of Bama Monday morning.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
States' multiple taxation and IGR boost
FIGURES from the National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, show that for 2012, the Internally Generated Revenue, IGR, for the 36 states of Nigeria was about N555 billion, out of which the 19 states of the North generated N87 billion or 15 %; the South West generated N261.2 billion or 47%; the South-South accounted for N150 billion or 27% and the South ... (more)
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Christians In Edo protest killing of pastor by Boko Haram
THE Nigeria Christian Graduate Fellowship, NCGF, Benin Chapter has condemned the killing of one its members in Bauchi State, Pastor Blessing Ehiorobo by members of the dreaded Boko Haram sect.
Nigeria: Low Turnout in Hospitals As Doctors Suspend Strike
Abuja, Bauchi, Lokoja, Maiduguri, Calabar, Owerri, Yola, Lagos - There was low turnout of patients at hospitals across the country yesterday after the Nigerian Medical Association called off its nationwide strike while many doctors were yet to resume work in some hospitals, a situation our correspondents attributed to internal arrangements within ... (more)
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Nigeria: Gunmen Kill Policemen
Gunmen have killed three Policemen at check point after Tilden Fulani Village in Toro Local Government Area of Bauchi State.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Nigeria: Ebola Survivors Warned to Abstain From Sex
Lagos, Ado Ekiti, Port Harcourt, Osogbo, Bauchi and Abuja - -Experts say virus can be transmitted through semen -Stop spreading panic message, Ekiti tells doctors The Nigerian Institute of Medical Research has warned that infected men who have recovered from the killer Ebola virus disease can still transmit the virus through their semen for up to ... (more)
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Bauchi 2015: Twists and turns
The question of who succeeds Governor Isa Yuguda has become the topical issue in Bauchi State among political stakeholders.
Tribute to Malam Ahmed Abdullahi
AS perception principles go, being admired in public service for the right reasons is good politics.