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Bauchi

1. a state of N Nigeria: formed in 1976 from part of North-Eastern State; tin mining. Capital: Bauchi. Pop.: 446 000 (2005 est.). Area: 64 605 sq. km (24 944 sq. miles)
2. a town in N central Nigeria, capital of Bauchi state. Pop.: 76 070 (1991 est.)
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A field experiment was conducted at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University teaching and research farm, Bauchi (10[degrees]22'N and 9[degrees]47'E) located in the northern Guinea savannah ecological zone and also at Bulkachuwa village (11[degrees]38'N and 10[degrees]31'E) located in the Sudan savannah ecological zone, both in Bauchi state Nigeria during the rainy seasons of 2011 and 2012.
The second blast hit Bauchi city, the capital of Bauchi state, at roughly 5:00 pm (1600 GMT) but there was no confirmation that a bomb was responsible.
Its USAID-funded Nigeria Northern Education Initiative strengthened basic education systems in Bauchi and Sokoto states by working with the government to address learning, teaching, school management, parental participation and responsiveness to children's needs-including orphans and vulnerable children.
Five persons burned beyond recognition were certified dead, while 12 others sustained various degrees of injuries," Bauchi police spokesman Haruna Mohammed said in a statement.
ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan Islamic Medical Association (PIMA) doctors has performed 1007 free eye surgeries in Bauchi and Kaduna States, Nigeria.
Ansaru imported AQIM's kidnapping operations to Nigeria, taking foreigners hostage in Kebbi, Kano (claimed by AQIM), Katsina and Bauchi.
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.
Last month, Islamist militants from the Ansaru group claimed responsibility for the kidnapping of seven foreigners, including two Lebanese which followed a raid on the housing compound of Lebanese-Nigerian construction firm Setraco in the northern region of Bauchi on Feb.
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.
Those kidnapped included three Lebanese citizens and one each from Britain, Greece, Italy and the Philippines - all employees of Setraco, a Lebanese construction company with an operation in Bauchi state, local officials said at the time.
Al-Qaeda linked group Ansaru said they killed the hostages seized in the northern state of Bauchi because of attempts by Nigerian and British forces to free them.
It said Ansaru members killed the hostages after British warplanes were reported to have been seen in the northern Nigeria city of Bauchi.