Sunday, March 7, 2021


Tafawa Balewa

COVID-19: Mararaba residents defy lockdown order

Residents of Mararaba in Nasarawa State have defied the stay-at-home and social distancing order by the State Government as they engaged in movements, buying and selling in the various markets located in the community.

COVID-19: Plateau Senator donates bags of rice to less privileged constituents

The Senator representing Plateau North Senatorial district, Istifanus Gyang, on Wednesday commenced the distribution of rice to his constituents as palliatives for the COVID-19 lockdown in the state.

Bauchi REC deliberately delayed Tafawa Balewa LG collation to receive Court Order, PDP claims

Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has alleged a compromise by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in the resumption of result collation in the Tafawa Balewa local government area of Bauchi state, which was suspended during the March 9 governorship election in the state.

Dogara tackles INEC chairman over inconclusive election in Bauchi

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has said that the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to cancel the Tafawa Balewa local government governorship election results in Bauchi state lacks substance and is a clear departure from the provision of the law.

Intimidation, harassment characterized presidential election in Speaker Dogara’s constituency – REC  

The Resident Electoral Commissioner in Bauchi State, Ibrahim Abdullahi, on Monday said voting during Presidential and National Assembly elections in Bogoro Local Government Area was characterized by intimidation and harassment of electoral officials.

Elections: The choice before Bauchi People, by Turaki Hassan 

The main reason for the existence of government in any society and at any level is for good governance, security and welfare of the people. This is summed up in just two words and one phrase: Social Order.

Hate Speech: Islamic cleric urges JAMB Registrar to resign as NSCIA scribe

The Islamic cleric, who spoke to newsmen at the NUJ secretariat in Bauchi on Wednesday, stated this following a media report credited to Mr Oloyede that Muslim communities were being persecuted in Tafawa Balewa, Bauchi state.

Film adaptation of Tafawa Balewa’s book, “Shehu Umar” for premiere at Germany

A film adaptation of the book “Shehu Umaru” written by Tafawa Balewa, Nigeria’s Prime Minister in the First Rebublic, has been listed for screening...

Historical phases of corruption in Nigeria, by Prof. Aliyu Liman

Corruption in Nigeria is analogous to the parable of an adulterous woman in the Bible. In the famous Gospel of John 7:53-8:11 titled Pericope...

In 15 months, Lassa fever kills 24 in Bauchi

By Najib Sani, Bauchi  At least 24 persons have died, following the outbreak of Lassa Fever between November 2015 and February 2017 across Bauchi State. A data...

Gere: Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa’s Real Ethnic Group, by Farooq A. Kperogi

Last week I requested that a family member of the late Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa should reach out to me to set the records straight on...

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