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    Ex-LG chairman:  EFCC locked me up after I refused to indict ex-Katsina gov

Ex-LG chairman: EFCC locked me up after I refused to indict ex-Katsina gov

Lawal Ibrahim Dankaba, an ex-chairman of Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON), says the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) made him an accomplice in a multi-billion fraud for failing to indict Shehu Shema, a former Katsina governor, for money laundering.Dankaba said this on Wednesday while testifying at a high court in Katsina.Shema, Sani Hamisu Makana, Lawal Ahmad Safana [...]

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    Traditional ruler kidnapped in Katsina

Traditional ruler kidnapped in Katsina

The ward head of Zandam in Jibia local government area of Katsina has been kidnapped.According to Daily Trust, the traditional ruler was seized alongside a businessman in the village.The kidnappers were said to have stormed the village Sunday night, and broke into their homes to abduct them.Some residents who, reportedly, tried to rescue the victims were injured in the process.So [...]

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    Masari: Katsina is under siege by armed robbers, kidnappers

Masari: Katsina is under siege by armed robbers, kidnappers

Aminu Masari, governor of Katsina, says the state is under siege by bandits, armed robbers and kidnappers.He said this during the opening ceremony of an extra-ordinary security meeting.Masari charged security operatives to step up the efforts in making the safe for residents.“The citizens are on daily basis being harassed by bandits and kidnappers that are on rampage in the [...]

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    Our opponents only exist on billboards, says Katsina APC chieftain

Our opponents only exist on billboards, says Katsina APC chieftain

Mustapha Inuwa, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Katsina state, says candidates of opposition parties in the state only exist on billboards.Inuwa, who is chairman of the campaign council of Aminu Masari re-election, governor of Katsina, said this during the flag-off of the campaign for the re-election of the governor in the Funtua area of the state [...]

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    Group counters Masari, says Hadiza Bala Usman has empowered Katsina people

Group counters Masari, says Hadiza Bala Usman has empowered Katsina people

The Katsina Youths for Sustainable Change (KYSC), a group based in the state, has dismissed claims by Aminu Masari, governor of Katsina, Hadiza Bala Usman, managing director of the Nigeria Ports Authority (NPA), has not empowered youth in the state.The group said this while reacting to the governor who said only the duo of Dikko Radda, director-general of Small and Medium [...]

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    15 die from gastroenteritis outbreak in Katsina

15 die from gastroenteritis outbreak in Katsina

An outbreak of gastroenteritis has claimed 15 lives in Charanchi local government area of Katsina state, an official said on Sunday.Gastroenteritis is an inflammation of the stomach and intestine that results in diarrhoea, cramps, nausea, vomiting and fever.Yusuf Radda, the transition committee chairman of the council, made the disclosure through his information officer, Mannir Idris.He said the areas affected by [...]

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    Death toll in Katsina flood rises to 52

Death toll in Katsina flood rises to 52

Aminu Waziri, executive director, State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), on Tuesday said the number of lives lost in the Katsina flood has risen to 52.On Monday, Aminu Masari, governor of Katsina, said over 44 people had lost their lives while 20 others were still missing following the flood in Jibia local government area of the state.Masari said over 500 houses were [...]

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    APC congress: Election materials ‘were diverted’ in Katsina

APC congress: Election materials ‘were diverted’ in Katsina

The election monitoring committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) ward and local government congresses in  Katsina state, has written a minority report on the conduct of the congresses in four local governments in the Funtua zone of the state.In a report dated May 15, and addressed to the national secretary of the APC, Sanusi Kunde, Innocent Anike and  Abdulrasheed [...]

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    Katsina Poly to kick off degree programmes

Katsina Poly to kick off degree programmes

The Katsina Polytechnic has revealed plans to launch four new degree programmes in collaboration with the Federal University of Technology (FUT) Minna.  [...]

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    Katsina south senatorial district stakeholders reject ‘jamboree’ congress

Katsina south senatorial district stakeholders reject ‘jamboree’ congress

Some members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Katsina south senatorial district have described the ward congresses conducted on Saturday as a jamboree, calling for fresh elections.In a petition, the aggrieved members cutting across all the 11 local government areas of the zone, accused the committee responsible for the congress of flagrant violation of the constitution and the electoral act.The [...]

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    Katsina group: Buhari committed to internal democracy

Katsina group: Buhari committed to internal democracy

The Katsina Youths for Sustainable Change (KYSC) says President Muhammadu Buhari is committed to the internal democracy.The group which is of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Funtua, Katsina state, commended Buhari for rejecting the tenure extension of party executives at the federal and state levels.In a statement, Na’im Abdullahi, director of the KYSC, quoted members of the group as saying [...]

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    Katsina community endorses Masari for second term

Katsina community endorses Masari for second term

About a thousand residents of  Dutsi local government area of Katsina, on Friday,  paid a solidarity visit to Bello Masari, the state governor.The delegation, led by Mustapha Amasco, chairman of the privately owned Amasco oil, expressed their support for the programmes and policies of Masari's administration.Masari expressed joy over the visit and described the people of Dutsi as wonderful, discipline [...]

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    Police: 198 arms recovered from herdsmen, rustlers in Katsina

Police: 198 arms recovered from herdsmen, rustlers in Katsina

The Katsina police command says it has recovered at least 198 illegal arms from herdsmen and cattle rustlers in the state.Mohammed Wakili, state commissioner of police, disclosed this at a news conference on Wednesday.He said the recoveries were sequel to the directives given to the effect by the inspector-general of police (IGP) to the commissioners and their supervising assistant inspector-general [...]

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    Masari: Entrepreneurship is key to solving problem of unemployment

Masari: Entrepreneurship is key to solving problem of unemployment

Aminu Masari, Katsina state governor, says entrepreneurship is the key to solving the problem of unemployment.He said this while distributing business kit to 255 youth and women in the state.The beneficiaries underwent various entrepreneurship courses at the Katsina Youth Crafts Village.The governor said with the resettlement package, the youth can become employers of labour in their various local government areas.He also [...]

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    APC trumps PDP in Katsina supplementary rerun election

APC trumps PDP in Katsina supplementary rerun election

Mansur Mashi of the All Progressive Congress (APC) has won the supplementary election into the Mashi/Dutsi federal constituency of Katsina state.Hudu Ayuba, the returning officer of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), said Mashi scored 30,719 votes against 22,690 votes scored by Malam Nazifi Yusuf of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).He said in the supplementary election held in the six [...]

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    Policeman killed, teenager abducted as ‘robbers’ break loose in Katsina

Policeman killed, teenager abducted as ‘robbers’ break loose in Katsina

Suspected armed robbers on Wednesday killed a policeman attached to WAPA Shopping Mall in Katsina state.The suspects carted away an undisclosed amount of money after killing the officer.In another incident, unknown gunmen abducted a 14-year-old girl in Kankia local government area of Katsina state.Salisu Mai-Tiles, father of the victim, said the gunmen invaded his residence at Sabuwar-Abuja quarters in Kankia [...]

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