Bauchi State

Rape, forced marriage, domestic violence: The new normal that imperils lives of women in Bauchi

Cases of rape, forced marriages and domestic violence against women continue to soar in Bauchi State. But the police who have the power to arrest and prosecute the suspects are complicit. Often time, they make excuses that the courts are on lockdown due to COVID-19 and allow the suspected perpetrators to go scot-free. The ICIR reports about the ordeal of three women in Bauchi State who have been serially violated by the men who should protect them.

Kidnapped family of murdered Bauchi lawmaker regains freedom four days after

THE family of late Musa Mante Barassa, member Bauchi State House of Assembly who was murdered by some unknown...
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How Bauchi vigilante defiles 5 year- old girl, threatens to kill her

The victim’s mother said her daughter drowsy and slept off upon taken the drugs. "So when she woke up, my daughter said he (the culprit) showed her a knife and said if she tells anybody, she will be killed.

Bauchi Assembly uncovers contracts racketeering, sharp practices at SUBEB, summons Chairman

By HARUNA Mohammed  THE Bauchi State House of Assembly Committee on Education has uncovered sharp practices and contracts racketeering at...
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Nigerian Army, Bauchi, Cross River govts disagree over 35 soldiers declared positive for COVID-19

THE Nigerian Army says it is unaware of the claim made by Bauchi State Government that 35 soldiers in...

Rights groups blame Bauchi police for COVID-19 spread among Inmates

By Haruna MOHAMMED from Bauchi A HUMAN rights group, Prison Inmate Development Initiative (PIDI-Nigeria) in partnership with Centre for Applied...
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