Bauchi

By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Feb 13th, 2014
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Gambo Abubakar Sir, I write on behalf of the Zonal Secretariat of National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) Zone “A” to bring to your attention the unholy and unsavoury attempts by One Prince Mohammed Sani Hassan aka “Last Don” the self-acclaimed SSA on students to Governor of Bauchi State eff...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Mar 13th, 2013
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The Senior Special Assistant for Public Affairs to President Goodluck Jonathan, Doyin Okupe on Wednesday said it is too early to ask for amnesty for members of the extremist group, Boko Haram. Mr Okupe, who was a guest on Channels Television’s breakfast programme, Sunrise Daily, said comparing the am...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 22nd, 2013
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MOST foreign investors in Nigeria have reckoned that the profits outweigh the risks and the hassle. But a spate of kidnappings, on top of an Islamist insurgency that refuses to die down, may make them think twice before venturing into the country’s northern reaches. On February 16th an Islamist group...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Sep 23rd, 2012
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BAUCHI, Nigeria – A suicide car bomber attacked a Catholic church conducting Mass in northern Nigeria on Sunday, killing one person and wounding another 46 in a region under assault by a radical Islamist sect, officials said. An Associated Press journalist heard the explosion after 9 a.m. Sunda...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 10th, 2012
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by Justine John DYIKUK A tale of Tafawa Balewa, the man and Tafawa Balewa, the town, is nothing other than a toast of truism. Yes, it is about a man and a place; his ancestry. Whether this wine will be sweet or sour is a matter of the sword of truth which of course, is […]...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 4th, 2012
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A radical Islamist sect has claimed responsibility for a suicide car bombing at a north Nigeria church that killed at least 15 people. In a statement sent to journalists Monday, a spokesman for the sect known as Boko Haram claimed Sunday’s attack in the city of Bauchi, the capital of Bauchi sta...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 3rd, 2012
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A suicide car bomber drove into a north Nigeria church’s compound Sunday and detonated his explosives as worshippers left an early morning service, killing at least eight people and wounding dozens more, officials and witnesses said. The bomber targeted the Living Faith church, in a neighborhoo...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 14th, 2012
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As we explore the issue of Nigeria’s missing federalism, we turn today to Bauchi as we focus on and analyze sub-national budgets, fiscal prudence and good governance.   The state is one of the older states with the good fortune of being decently governed in the past – by people like General Sani Sami...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 22nd, 2012
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Kano – Explosions struck two churches in the northern Nigerian city of Bauchi on Sunday, witnesses said, destroying one of them completely, although there were no immediate reports of casualties. Bauchi township resident Garbi Ali said he heard two explosions at around 02:00 on Sunday, before a...
By IndepthAfrica
In Conflict/Tragedy
Jan 22nd, 2012
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Two days after Boko Haram’s coordinated attack in Kano that left over 162 people dead, the radical islamic sect is currently attacking Bauchi town and its environs. According to reports, explosions were said to have rocked near IBB square, Jahun area and near a railway line in Bauchi township. A poli...