ICPC SEIZES MULTIMILLION NAIRA PROPERTY BELONGING TO SERVING GOVERNOR

ICPC seizes multi-million naira landed property from Bauchi governor The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), has seized a multi-million Naira property belonging to Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State. Mr Mohammed is a former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Spokesperson of the ICPC, Rasheedat Okoduwa, in a statement on Tuesday said that the property which houses Zinaria International School is located at Plot 298 Wuye District, Cadastral Zone B3, FCT, Abuja. “ICPC’s intelligence-led investigation revealed that Senator Mohammed in his official capacity as the FCT Minister…

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150 DEATHS IN 2 WEEKS IN AZARE CAUSED BY HYPERTENSION, CHILD BIRTH COMPLICATIONS, OTHERS AND NOT CORONAVIRUS SAYS BAUCHI GOVERNOR

The Bauchi State Governor, Senator Bala Mohammed, has said that massive deaths in Azare town, the headquarters of the  Katagum Local Government Area of the state within the last two weeks,  were not  caused by COVID-19. He, however, said that from records available, within the last one month, no fewer than 150 people had died from hypertension and other diseases. Sunday PUNCH had reported that Azare, the headquarters of the Katagum LGA, was said to have recorded massive deaths within the past 14 days. While a former member of the…

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I HAD A TERRIBLE EXPERIENCE WITH CORONAVIRUS SAYS BAUCHI GOVERNOR, BALA MOHAMMED

I had terrible experience with COVID-19 – Bauchi gov Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, who tested negative for COVID-19 and came out of isolation on Thursday, described his experience in self-isolation as terrible. The governor has been in self-isolation since March, 23 when he tested positive for COVID-19. Addressing journalists shortly after being certified free from coronavirus by the NCDC and left self-isolation at 8.30pm on Thursday, he said, “I thank Allah for this trials and tribulations and I must thank him for testing me and then freeing me. This…

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KIDNAPPED BAUCHI GOVERNOR’S ELDER BROTHER REGAINS FREEDOM AFTER HEAVY RANSOM

Yaya Adamu Duguri, the kidnapped elder brother of Bauchi State governor, Sen Bala Mohammed has regained his freedom from his kidnappers. According to Nigerian Tribune, Yaya Adamu Duguri who was kidnapped about two weeks ago by armed men was released on Tuesday evening. Wednesday by four armed men at about 7:30 pm when he was at Anguwar Jaki within Bauchi metropolis. A source close to the family said that the District Head of Duguri walked into the house after he was dropped off by the kidnappers around the metropolis. “Thanks to…

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BAUCHI GOVERNOR AWARDS 3.6BILLION NAIRA CONTRACT TO HIS COMPANY

Bauchi State governor, Bala Mohammed, has awarded a company in which he is a director a shady contract worth N3.6 billion, in clear contravention of Code of Conduct and Public Procurement laws, PREMIUM TIMES can report. The contract was for the supply of a whopping 105 “officials vehicles” for the use of the governor and other government officials. Just like the award of the contract, delivery by the contractor remains controversial with allegations of shady execution. Officials familiar with the issue said the contract awarded to Adda Nigeria Limited, a…

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SEE WHAT BAUCHI GOVERNOR’S SUPPORTERS ARE DOING AS THEY AWAIT SUPREME COURT JUDGEMENT

Governor Mohammed. Photo; TWITTER/BAUCHISTATE Ahead the Supreme Court judgment to be delivered tomorrow, a coalition of four groups in Bauchi has called for special prayers for the state Governor, Bala Mohammed.The groups, comprising the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Peoples Democratic Party Youths Movement, Coalition of Women groups and Artisans, trooped to Bauchi State Secretariat of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), yesterday, to declare support for the governor. The coalition was led by Mr. Alkasim Tijani, who said the groups were out to let Nigerians know that…

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BAUCHI GOVT DENIES GOVERNOR’S ILLNESS, SAYS HE’S NOT BEDRIDDEN

The Bauchi State Government said it had noted with concern “rumours being peddled by some mischief makers” suggesting that Governor Bala Mohammed, “is bed-ridden and would not be back anytime soon to perform his leadership duties.” The Senior Special Adviser on Media to the Governor, Mukhtar Gidado, had in a statement on Sunday night said Mohammed had been hospitalised. The media aide, in the statement, quoted the governor as saying, “I am in a hospital in London, but we strongly believe that Allah is sufficient for us and He is…

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BAUCHI GOVERNOR, BALA MOHAMMED HOSPITALISED IN LONDON AS HE AWAITS SUPREME COURT JUDGEMENT

Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi state is currently undergoing treatment for an undisclosed illness at a London hospital. The governor’s London hospital trip was disclosed in a statement he issued through his media aide, Mukhtar Gidado, ahead of the Supreme Court ruling on the Bauchi governorship election petition, Daily Trust reports. “I am in hospital in London but we strongly believe that Allah is sufficient for us and He is Able and Capable to give us victory! Cheers, success shall be ours InshaAllah! Cheers to you all,” he said. In…

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MAN WHO ACCUSED BAUCHI GOVERNOR OF BLOWING 1BIL NAIRA STATE MONEY ON BAYELSA ELECTION SENT TO JAIL

Bauchi state Governor, Bala Mohammed: accuser sent to jail A Bauchi man, Umar Mai-Fata has been remanded in a correctional facility on the order of a chief magistrate, for making what was called ‘injurious and false accusation against Governor Bala Mohammed. Mai-Fata on a radio programme alleged that Bala Muhammed took N1 billion from the state government’s coffers to fund the Nov. 16, Bayelsa governorship poll where he served as the Chairman of the PDP campaign committee. The police arrested him for the allegation. On Thursday, the Police arraigned him…

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AFTER GOD, ITS PRESIDENT JONATHAN SAYS BALA MOHAMMED

The Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, has showered praises on former President of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan. According to him, after God is Jonathan, saying he was a great man and not an ethnic bigot. The governor spoke at the weekend in Abuja during a meeting of the Reconciliation Committee and Campaign Councils for Kogi and Bayelsa governorship elections scheduled for November 16. “The former president is not only my boss but my mentor. As far as I am concerned, after God is President Jonathan”, he said. “I am happy the…

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