Ten dead from yellow fever in Bauchi
According to the report by Daily Trust, Tenresidents of different communities in Ningi local government area of Bauchi state have been confirmed dead from yellow fever, a disease which a staff of the healthcare centre affected by the outbreak said has defied all kinds of treatment against it.
In his statment, the health worker revealed that thee had been an outbreak of yellow fever in the local government about four months ago but despite several reports made to the local government, there was no positive response.
Hoodlums attack lawmakers, injure 6, destroy cars in Bauchi
On Monday, hoodlums attacked Bauchi State lawmakers at a guest house, damaging cars and windows during a function in the state.NAN reports that the House was embroiled in a leadership crisis last Thursday, with 22 members passing a vote of confidence on the Speaker, Abubakar Suleiman, and principal officers of the Assembly.Babale Abubakar, the Majority Leader of the House, told newsmen in Bauchi on Monday that the latest attack, which happened at about 4 p.m. as the...
Sharia Court sentences man to jail, 30 strokes for stealing fan from Bauchi mosque
Salisu Aliyu, 25, was sentenced to 15 months in prison by a Bauchi Shariah court for stealing a fan from a mosque in the Dass Park district of Bauchi city.Mukhtar Bello, a Sharia Court judge, condemned Aliyu after he (the defendant) admitted to the crime.The convict, on the other hand, was given the alternative of a N30,000 fine or 30 cane lashes in front of the court.In another development, Abduljalal Sadiq was sentenced to seven months in prison for stealing a whe...
Bauchi Chief Judge releases 14 awaiting trial inmates
The Chief Judge of Bauchi State, Rabi Talatu Umar, raised concern on Friday that some convicts at the Bauchi Custodial Centre do not have appropriate records of their trials.Umar also expressed concern that some of the awaiting trial inmates have not been seen by the courts in years, causing their records to fall into disarray.He ascribed their release to God's intervention in their circumstances when speaking to 14 awaiting trial inmates at the correctional centre...
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