Below Yola the Benue receives, on the right bank, the Gongola, which rises in the Bauchi highlands and after a great curve north-east turns southward.
BAUCHI, a province in the highlands of the British protectorate of Northern Nigeria.
Bauchi is bounded N.
They form the principal watershed not only of the province of Bauchi, but of the protectorate of Northern Nigeria.
In the winter months of November and December the thermometer frequently falls to freezing-point, and in the hottest months the maximum on the Kibyen plateau has been found to be rarely over 85° The population of Bauchi is estimated at about 1,000,000 and is of a very various description.