Bauchi

By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 3rd, 2014
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“One of the best way to tackle a problem is to admit there is a problem”. Most of us did not admit Nigeria is faced with a grave security problem when boko haram started. We limited it to the North or North East. Now that it is spreading to other parts of the country, are […]...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 22nd, 2014
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by Ogbuefi Blogs I just read that Osun state governor, Rauf Aregbesola has called on the Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Abubakar  and other monarchs to lead Nigerian Muslims in protest against the activities of Boko Haram. That will not Happen, for obvious reasons. None Of Them Wants to Die, they are as ...
By IndepthAfrica
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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
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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
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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...