News - Katsina

Buhari Meets 13 APC Governors In Daura

1 day ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday, met with 13 governors of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Daura, his country home, Katsina State, North West Nigeria. The President and the governors were earlier scheduled to meet at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, but the meeting was rescheduled for Daura due to Buhari’s...

Buhari In Katsina For Private Visit

2 days ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Katsina State for a four-day private visit. President Buhari was received on arrival by Governor Aminu Masari,  Katsina State House of Assembly Speaker, Yahaya Kusada, Secretary to the State Government , Mustapha Inuwa and other top religious, business and community leaders. The President then left Katsina by...

PDP Slams Katsina, Kano Polls

6 days ago /
Politics 

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described Saturday’s Kano state local council election, and house of representatives bye-election in Kastina state, as a wholesome mockery of electoral process.

 

College Of Education Teachers Seek Traditional Rulers Intervention In Education Crisis

1 week ago /
Education 

The college of Education Academic Staff Union, COEASU is appealing to traditional rulers to play active role in pressurizing government to implement agreements reached with workers to avoid industrial action. 

Katsina State Gets New Commissioner Of Education

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Katsina State Governor, Bello Masari, has sworn in Badamasi Lawal Charanchi as the new Commissioner of Education. Swearing in of the new commissioner is an effort to address the lingering decay of the public education sector in Katsina state. The state governor charged him to change the culture of the huge...

FG Dragged To Court Over Appointment Of NIA Director-General

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari and the attorney general of the federation and Minister Of Justice, Abubakar Malami  have been dragged before the federal high court sitting in Abuja over the appointment of Ahmed Rufai Abubakar as the director-general, national intelligence agency The plaintiff and rights activist, Deji Adayanju, representative of the 'concerned...

Kidnapped Taraba State House Of Assembly Member Found Dead

1 month ago /
Nation 

Abducted member of the Taraba state house of assembly Hosea Ibi has been found dead. After spending fifteen (15) days in captivity, the remains of the deceased found by locals at a bush along Takum/Katsina- Ala road. The Taraba state police command has confirmed the death. The legislator was abducted on the 30th...

President Buhari Commiserates With The People Of Niger State On The Passing Of Col. John Yahaya Madaki

1 month ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari commiserates with the government and people of Niger State on the passing of former Governor of Katsina State, Col. John Yahaya Madaki, on Monday. President Buhari extends condolences to professional colleagues, family and friends of the distinguished career soldier and sportsman, who retired after serving the country as...

2017: Katsina Police Record 210 Rape Cases

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Katsina State Police Command says it recorded 210 cases of rape and unnatural acts in the state in 2017. The command’s spokesman, DSP Isa Gambo, told reporters on Tuesday in Katsina that 275 persons allegedly involved in the various rape cases were arrested during the period. He said 207 of the...

Former Military Administrator Of Katsina State Dies At 71

1 month ago /
Nation 

This is to announce the passing away of Sir. Col John Yahaya Madaki. Former Military Administrator of Katsina State and Special Advisor on Security FCT. He was aged 71  ...

President Buhari Sends Delegation To The Burial Of Alhaji Lawal Kaita

1 month ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent a government delegation, made up of ministers and senior government officials, to the burial of the former Governor of Kaduna State, Alhaji Lawal Kaita. The Federal Government delegation was led by the Minister of State Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika. The team comprised of the Attorney-General and Minister...

Ex-Kaduna Governor, Lawal Kaita, Dies Aged 85

1 month ago /
Nation 

A former governor of Kaduna State, Lawal Kaita, has passed away after protracted illness. He was 85. Family sources said Mr Kaita died at Nizamieye Turkish Hospital in Abuja after spending a couple of weeks on life support in the Intensive Care Unit of the hospital. Born in 1932 in Katsina, Lawal...

Governor Ayade Assures Of Greater Opportunities in 2018

1 month ago /
Nation 

Cross River State governor, Senator Ben Ayade, has assured of his commitment to consolidate on his administration's industrialisation drive by ensuring full crystalization in 2018 of ongoing developmental projects across the state.  Ayade who spoke in his New Year message signed by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Chief Press...

Buhari Reveals Plan For Rail Transport, Power Supply Nationwide

1 month ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has promised renewed and increased focus on infrastructure, revealing plans for a better railroad transportation nationwide. The President in his New Year message on Monday morning said the Ministry of Power Works and Housing will be given increased attention as it is one of the drivers of the...

Full Transcript: President Buhari’s New Year Address

1 month ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday performed his first official function for the New Year by addressing Nigerians in a nationwide broadcast. The President spoke about the fuel crisis in the country, his administration’s plans for infrastructure development – rail, roads and power, as well as the calls for the restructuring...

President Buhari Cancels Planned Trip To Niger Republic

2 months ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has cancelled his scheduled trip to the Republic of Niger. This comes barely 24 hours after his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mr Garba Shehu, announced in a statement that the President would attend the 59th Proclamation of Republic of Niger ceremony in Tahoua, Niger. Shehu explained...

Buhari To Attend Proclamation Of Niger Republic Ceremony

2 months ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Monday attend the 59th Proclamation of Republic of Niger ceremony in Tahoua, Niger. A statement signed on Sunday by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mr Garba Shehu, said President Buhari would join the presidents of Mali, Burkina Faso, Chad, Mauritania and Niger at...

Northern Leaders Need To Be More Proactive Says Saraki

2 months ago /
Nation 

The president of the Nigerian Senate Bukola Saraki says the north has been tagged a "huge burden" on Nigeria by those who question what the region brings to the table in boosting the nation's economy. Speaking at the opening of the northern senators forum's maiden retreat in Katsina,  Saraki tasked the...

NJC Answers Justice Ademola

2 months ago /
Judiciary  

The National Judicial Council, NJC said it recommended the compulsory retirement of two Federal High Court Judges, Justice Adeniyi Ademola and justice Tokode, both of the federal high court. And gave serious warning to four other judges.

Buhari Writes Senate, Requests Confirmation Of CCB Nominees

2 months ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has written the Nigerian Senate to request for the confirmation of nominees of the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB). The Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, read the letter to lawmakers during Wednesday’s plenary at the Upper House of the National Assembly in Abuja. President Buhari, who sent the names...


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