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Local news for Bauchi, Nigeria continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

5 hrs ago | Vanguard

Bauchi records 86 deaths, 82 auto crashes in 2014

Mr Yakubu Attah, Assistant Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps yesterday said that Bauchi zone RS 12 recorded 86 deaths from 82 road crashes in the first quarter of 2014.

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19 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

Two Customs Officers Killed By Gunmen In Bauchi

Gunmen Thursday ambushed officers of the Nigeria Customs Service between Sade and Lanzai towns in Darazo Local Government Area of Bauchi State, killing two of them and leaving four injured.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: Cholera Ravages Nigeria

A new wave of cholera epidemic blowing across the country may have claimed hundreds of lives since January and does not seem to be abating anytime soon with the onset of the rainy season, Weekly Trust findings reveal.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Rod 2.0

REPORTS: Nigerian Shariah Courts Release Gay "Suspects"

There are promising reports from northern Nigeria. At least two men charged under the West African's nation's extreme anti-gay law -which bans same-sex relationships and membership in pro-gay organizations-have been released by Islamic judicial authorities, acording to the Associated Press .

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Sat Apr 05, 2014

Ghanamma.com

Kidnapped Bauchi businessman freed

The command's Public Relations Officer, DSP Haruna Mohammed, confirmed this in a text message he sent to the News Agency of Nigeria.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

Iol.co.za

Nigeria duo acquitted of gay charges

An Islamic court in northern Nigeria on Tuesday cleared two men accused of violating a ban on homosexuality, according to a court official.

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ABC News

2 Freed of Gay Charges in Nigerian Shariah Court

A Nigerian Shariah court has freed two men accused of gay sex and belonging to a homosexual club, saying the prosecution failed to prove its case.

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

Ghanamma.com

We're Praying For Suntai's Speedy Recovery For 2015 - Jonathan

FROM LEFT: GOV. ISA YUGUDA OF BAUCHI STATE; PDP NATIONAL CHAIRMAN ADAMU MUAZU; PRESIDENT GOODLUCK JONATHAN; SENATE PRESIDENT DAVID MARK AND GOV.

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Sun Mar 30, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Nigeria's president criticizes northeast governors

BAUCHI, Nigeria President Goodluck Jonathan blamed governors in Nigeria's northeastern states for the country's Islamic uprising, saying their failure to provide social services created the climate for the insurgency that has killed more than 1,000 people so far this year.

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Vanguard

Nyako to Jonathan: Your govt responsible for rising terrorism in North

Adamawa State Governor, Murtala Nyako, yesterday, slammed President Goodluck Jonathan over his claim that the failure of Northern governors to provide basic education for their people was responsible for the spread of insurgency in the region.

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Towleroad

Jailed Suspected Gay Nigerian Men Released On Bail

The seven suspected gay men were imprisoned in January during the initial wave of arrests under Nigeria's vicious anti-gay law.An angry mob had called for the men's speedy convictions soon after they were detained.

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Vanguard

We will miss late Misau's wealth of experience, says son

The death of a member of the National Conference, Hamma Misau, has deprived the country of his invaluable contributions at the conference, his son, Ahaji Isa Misau, has said.

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News24

Nigeria: Governors blamed for uprising

The adoption by Kenya's parliament of a controversial bill that legalises polygamy has provoked a fierce national debate pitting modern secular values and Christianity against local traditions.

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Sat Mar 29, 2014

Ghanamma.com

Jonathan In Bauchi, Restates Commitment To Tackling Security Challenges

President Goodluck Jonathan said in Bauchi on Saturday that the Federal Government would not relent in its effort at addressing the problem of insecurity in some parts of the country.

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Ghanamma.com

Southern Plateau Indigenes Agitate For Own State

The number of ethnic groups agitating for the creation of new states increased on Friday as Southern Plateau indigenes resolved to separate from Plateau State and form a new state to be called Lowland.

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

Iol.co.za

Suspects in Nigeria gay trial get bail

Two Islamic courts in northern Nigeria have secretly released on bail seven men on trial for allegedly breaking the law on homosexuality, a prison official and a court clerk said on Friday.

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Thu Mar 27, 2014

Ghanamma.com

Senate passes bill protecting disabled persons from discrimination

Sponsored by Sen. Nurudeen Abatemi-Usman , the bill seeks to integrate such persons into the society and establish a commission for persons with disability.

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Sun Mar 23, 2014

Vanguard

Politicians who left PDP are coming back - Gov Shema

Governor Ibrahim Shehu Shema of Katsina State is a lawyer, former deputy national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP and a member of the party's National Executive Committee, NEC.

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