Police to establish over 10 Mopol Units in Katsina

Augustine Okezie, Katsina The Katsina State Police Command has announced approval by the Police High Command for the establishment of more than 10 Mobile Police Units. The Police Public Relations Officer of the State’s Command, Superintendent Gambo Isa, who made the above disclosure to The Nation in his office in Katsina, said the command is […]

Katsina school attack: FG in breach of 1999 Constitution – PDP

From Agaju Madugba, Katsina The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Katsina State has described the recent abduction of some 333 students of Government Science Secondary School, Kankara, as an indication of a breach of certain provisions of the 1999 Constitution regarding the primary responsibility of government. ‘The security and welfare of the people shall be the […]

Katsina governor says abducted all boys have been released

Gov. Aminu Masari of Katsina State has confirmed the release of all the abducted students of the Government Science Secondary School, Kankara, Katsina State. Masari, who gave the confirmation on Thursday in Katsina, said the students released were 344. The governor added that the government had already sent vehicles to convey the children to Katsina, […]

Teachers threaten nationwide strike over Katsina schoolboys abduction

Friday Olokor, Abuja The Nigeria Union of Teachers has threatened to embark on a nationwide strike following a continued threat to the lives of its members and students. The organisation, therefore, called on government at all levels to ensure adequate security and 24-hour surveillance around schools in order not to escalate the disruption of the […]

Why I ordered arrest of judge, by Katsina emir

Emir of Katsina, Alhaji Abdulmumini Usman, yesterday explained that he ordered the arrest of an errant judge to serve as deterrent. Emir of Katsina, Alhaji Abdulmumini Usman, yesterday explained that he ordered the arrest of an errant judge to serve as deterrent. Speaking during the inauguration of a Community Policing Advisory Committee by Governor Aminu […]

FG selects 6 states for pilot Open Schooling Programme

By Philomina Attah The Federal Government has selected six northern states for the pilot phase of its Open Schooling Programme (OSP). OSP which was launched in early 2019 is an open learning programme aimed at reducing the high number of out-of-school children in the country. The beneficiaries, Kaduna, Katsina, Kebbi, Kano, Adamawa and Niger, are […]

Insecurity: Katsina govt. bans use of motorcycles

By Zubairu Idris Gov. Aminu Masari of Katsina State has signed an Executive Order restricting the use of  motorcycles and tricycles between 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. across the state with effect from Jan. 20. The state Attorney General and Commissioner of Justice, Alhaji Ahmed El-Marzuq announced this on Wednesday in Katsina. “Section 5, sub […]

Osinbajo loyal to Buhari in impressive manner – Daura Emir

The Emir of Daura, Alhaji Farouk Umar has commended the loyalty of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN to President Muhammadu Buhari and their commitment to the transformation of Nigeria, describing their relationship as unequalled in the history of the country. Alhaji Farouk who stated this on Saturday in Daura at the turbanning ceremony of Alhaji […]

INEC to conduct Katsina Assembly bye-election on Nov. 30

By Shehu Danjuma The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has slated by-election for Sabuwan constituency in Katsina state House of Assembly for Nov. 30, 2019. INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner in the state, Alhaji Ibrahim Zarewa, disclosed this on Wednesday in Katsina during a news conference. “The by-election will be conducted following the death of Alhaji […]

We only have 24 hours light when you are around – Daura leaders tell Buhari

By Nwafor Sunday Irked with the poor power supply they get, leaders from five communities in Daura, Kastina state, yesterday told President Muhammadu Buhari that the communities hardly have 24 hours light except if he (Buhari) is around. Mohammed Saleh, one of the leaders disclosed this when Buhari hosted the leaders for Sallah celebration. Saleh, […]

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