Bauchi


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Bauchi

(ˈbaʊtʃɪ)
n
1. (Placename) a state of N Nigeria; tin mining. Capital: Bauchi. Pop: 4 676 465 (2006). Area: 45 837 sq km (17 698 sq miles)
2. (Placename) a town in N central Nigeria, capital of Bauchi state. Pop: 76 070 (1991 est)
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OPPOSITION political parties in Bauchi State under the aegis of Inter-party Advisory Council (IPAC) has been berated for not functioning ineffectively in the political scenes of the State.
Protests had taken place Kano and Bauchi among several other places, while in Kaduna, hundreds of members of the Movement and sympathizers came out on at least three occasions to demonstrate in demand for immediate freedom for the Sheikh to enable him go to seek urgent treatment.
BAUCHI, Nigeria, Shawwal 04, 1436, July 20, 2015, SPA -- At least two people were killed on Monday after a car suicide bomb detonated at a checkpoint on the outskirts of Damaturu, capital of Yobe state in northern Nigeria, witnesses and a hospital source said, according to Reuters.
In terms of production, Bauchi state is among the leading states following Kaduna and Borno states with a total production of 453,000MT as at 2005 [2].
Mogherini added that the recent attacks by Boko Haram in Gombe and Bauchi demonstrate the continued threat posed by extremists to Nigeria's democracy.
Officers said a second suspect, also a teenage girl, was arrested at the biggest market in Bauchi city in the north east of the country.
This paper draws on fieldwork by the authors in two north-eastern states, Bauchi and Gombe, to explore why, despite comparable religious demographics, there are marked differences in the levels of collective violence experienced in the two states.
In a separate attack, a bomb exploded late on Wednesday at a bus station in the town of Azare in northern Nigeria's Bauchi state, killing at least five people and wounding 12, police said.
ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan Islamic Medical Association (PIMA) doctors has performed 1007 free eye surgeries in Bauchi and Kaduna States, Nigeria.
The Department also continues to recommend against all but essential travel to the following states due to the risk of kidnappings, robberies, and other armed attacks: Abia, Akwa Ibom, Bauchi, Bayelsa, Delta, Edo, Gombe, Imo, Jigawa, Kaduna, Kano, Katsina, Kebbi, Niger, Plateau, Rivers, Sokoto, and Zamfara.
In 2010, the World Bank Booster-supported states (Kano, Jigawa, Bauchi, Gombe, Anambra, Akwa Ibom, and Rivers) conducted net campaigns, and health workers distributed free nets to households.
Al-Qaeda-linked group Ansaru said it had executed the workers seized in the northern state of Bauchi because of attempts by Nigerian and British forces to free them.