Gunmen assassinate Katsina commissioner Nasir in his house

Gunmen assassinate Katsina commissioner Nasir in his house Rabe Nasir By Abbas Bamalli The Commissioner for Science, Technology and Innovation in Katsina State, Rabe Nasir, has been assassinated by unidentified gunmen in his private residence in Katsina. The Commissioner of Police, Katsina State command, Mr. Sanusi Buba, confirmed the incident when he visited the residence […]

Yar’Adua: I’m still making consultations on Katsina governorship

Senator Abubakar Sadiq Yar’Adua was one of Katsina State’s APC governorship aspirants in 2015 general elections. He speaks to Francis Sardauna and other journalists on issues afflicting APC and his 2023 aspiration It seems your recent meeting with APC members across Katsina State is a build-up to your 2023 aspiration? Well, that meeting had to […]

Okorocha to build Islamic university in Daura

Okorocha By Editor Senator representing Imo West, Rochas Okorocha, has promised to build a tuition-free Islamic university in Daura, BBC Hausa reported on Tuesday. The senator, a former Imo state governor, said his building would be funded by the Rochas Okorocha Foundation. Rochas, who was recently awarded the title of ‘Maga Alherin Kasar Hausa’ in Daura, […]

BREAKING: Nigerian Judge Kidnapped Inside Court

Gunmen have abducted a judge identified as Alhaji Husaini Sama’ila at a Sharia Court in Bauren Zakat village in Safana Local Government Area of Katsina State. It was gathered that the attackers broke into the court around 3pm on Tuesday and abducted the judge. SaharaReporters Media Katsina is one of the states most affected by […]

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 […]

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