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The President, who was represented by the Katsina State Governor, Alhaji Aminu Masari, said that writing of historical books had the capacity to promote mutual ... “Our problem in Nigeria is not about poor economy, but lack of understanding of difficulties Nigerians are going through,'' he said.
Governor of Katsina State, Aminu Bello Masari(left); President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa'ad Abubakar III and other dignitaries during ... Our problem in Nigeria is not about economic poverty, but lack of understanding of the difficulties Nigerians are going through.

Katsina State Government says it has spent N10 million to expand the Daura Metropolitan Council water supply to ensure availability of the commodity in the area. Musa Maaruf, the council's Director of Water and Sanitation made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Friday in ...
Flying Eagles two proposed warm-up matches against Benin Republic have been called off and the Nigeria U20s will now battle high-riding NPFL team Katsina United in Katsina Wednesday. ... The match will be in honour of Katsina State Governor Aminu Bello Masari, who recently bagged a top award.
Katsina — Former Katsina State Governor, Ibrahim Shehu Shema was yesterday remanded in Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) custody over alleged money laundering of N5.7 billion SURE-P funds. Shema was remanded yesterday on the orders of a Federal High Court after he was ...
Hoodlums had targeted Atiku's campaign office on Dandagoro road, Batagarawa Local Government Area of Katsina state on Saturday, destroying ... Ishaq Akintola, MURIC called on the Nigerian Police to fish out perpetrators of the wanton destruction, stressing that the culprits must be dealt with in ...

He said “We are working hard to ensure that between 80 to 90 per cent of the registered Nigerian voters casts their votes for Buhari and the APC, we are also determined to ensure that no part of the states will be left behind in the task of delivering Nigerians from darkness.” The Chairman of the party, Alhaji ...
The Katsina State Vigilance Group has registered 1, 200 people to complement security agencies in the state to tackle Boko Haram insurgents. ... Boko Haram has staged a deadly insurgency in northern Nigeria since 2009, killing thousands of people and displacing millions, especially in the North East.
... a National Diploma, ND, and a Bachelor of Science, BSc, in Mass Communication from Nasarawa State Polytechnic, Lafia, and the National Open University of Nigeria, Lafia Study Centre, respectively. He has been practising since 2011. He is currently INDEPENDENT Correspondent in Katsina State.
... of Nigeria (FAAN) will soon begin to carry firearms across all the airports in the country.Sirika explained that allowing AVSEC to personnel to carry arms in the course of their duties would further reduce security threats across at the airports.Sirika spoke at the ongoing AVSEC retreat in Katsina State.
KATSINA – Pandemonium in Malumfashi Local Government Area of Katsina State as unknown gunmen stormed the area and kidnapped the mother, Hajiya Aisha Innatu and elder sister, Hajiya Dudua of the Executive Director of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA – Labour and ...
The Katsina state government says it has registered 1,200 persons into its vigilance group to complement efforts of security agencies in the state in tackling Boko Haram terrorists who have continued to stage deadly attacks particularly in North-East Nigeria since 2009. Coordinator of the Katsina State ...
Katsina — An 82-year-old woman, Mrs. Hassana Mamman, who was kidnapped last week in Katsina State, has regained her freedom. Mrs. Hassana, popularly known as Hajiya Diya, is mother to business mogul and owner of Shema Petroleum Limited. She was abducted last week Thursday at her ...
KATSINA – In the face of the abduction of school girls across the country, Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State said it has engaged the services of 1,000 ... Sandals are strewn in the yard of the Government Girls Science and Technical College staff quarters in Dapchi, Nigeria, on February 22, 2018.
The Katsina State government yesterday said it has appointed a new acting chief judge in the state. ... According to the governor, Nigeria's judiciary had a long history and Katsina had a place in that as it had produced a Chief Justice of Nigeria, two Presidents of the Court of Appeal, among others. Governor ...
President Muhammadu Buhari (left); Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom; erstwhile state Governor, George Akume and former Katsina Military ... Before now, the president had told Nigerians that he was not in the hurry to take decision concerning the killings of the innocent people in the state by the ...
The power ministry in August, 2014, commissioned a technical audit of the plant while transferring the contract to a Nigerian firm trained in France after the original contractors wavered. A former President, Goodluck Jonathan, also visited the site in April, 2014, and directed that the project be sped up.

Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State, on Tuesday sworn-in Justice Musa Danladi as the new Chief Judge of the state. The swearing-in of the judge followed the retirement of Justice Abdullahi Yusuf from service after completing his tenure. Speaking at the swearing-in ceremony in Katsina, Mr. Masari ...
The event was a grand reception organized by the APC in the state to receive the decampees into the party. The Decampees includes, Senator Ibrahim Idah (PDP), Hon. Ya'u Umar Gwajo-Gwajo (former Speaker under PDP), Alh. Bature Umar Masari (Former Director General PDP Katsina State Campaign ...
If that happens, it would be a tragic personal loss and not something for which to unsettle Nigeria since power would still have, in any case, remained in the north. ... The lesson to draw from the small corner of Katsina state within the context of a nationwide presidential election involving Buhari is that if the ...
The Federal Government is set to commission a section of the 10 megawatts (mw) Katsina Wind Power Plant by the end of March, Daily Trust reports. ... Briefing officials of the Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing and a delegation from the Katsina State Government, the Consultant and Assistant ...
Katsina – The Katsina State chapter of the National Conscience Party (NCP), on Thursday accused the ruling All Progressives, APC, party of spending billions to woo staunch members of other political parties into the party in the state. The Party also described the frequent decamping of members of other ...
According to reports the empowerment was done under the phase 11 of the Central Bank of Nigeria Anchor Borrowers Scheme, an official has confirmed. The Chairman Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN), Alhaji Nura Baure, disclosed this in Daura on Thursday during the distribution of the ...
He said “certain government policies are made to uplift the living standard of the people. the purpose of governance is to protect lives and property and to ensure sustenance and means, which can only be realized through building the people, empowering men and women and investing in the future”|.
The Katsina State Police Command says it has arrested 50 suspected criminals for allegedly committing various offences in January and February. The State Commissioner of Police, Mohammed Wakili, made this known at a press briefing on Tuesday in Katsina. Mr. Wakili said the suspects were between ...
Katsina – Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State on Monday said the state government, in partnership with Skipperseil, would soon establish ... to support and encourage KIPA in carrying out its activities in the state, as according to him, the agency is working with the Nigeria Investment Promotion ...
The European Union (EU) says it planted 634,132 variety of trees in Maiadua Local Government Area of Katsina State to prevent desertification and promote the concept of greenhouse in the last five years. Dr Chris Udokang, EU Project Manager, announced this in Maiadua on Tuesday. Udokang said ...
The Nigerian Customs Service says it is making frantic efforts to stop the menace of smuggling of contraband into the country for sanity and security. ... in charge of zone B, made the statement on Wednesday when he visited the Kongolam border town in Maiadua Local Government Area in Katsina State.
And then throughout the nation, we ranked 33rd in education in 36 States of the federation. So, for us, it was unacceptable especially for some of us who are products of public schools. No State or individual can develop beyond its level of education. We discovered that Katsina could no longer compete ...
An 82-year-old woman, Mrs. Hassana Mamman, who was kidnapped last week in Katsina State, has regained her freedom. Mrs. Hassana, popularly known as Hajiya Diya, is mother to business mogul and owner of Shema Petroleum Limited. She was abducted last week Thursday at her residence in Bayan ...
Things are not looking good for Katsina State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the erstwhile strong party of Katsina politics is now a shadow of itself having suffered a deluge of defection of its stalwarts and followers. In this report, ANDY ASEMOTA examines how some politicians and ...
One of the charges read: “You Ibrahim Shema whilst being the executive governor of Katsina State, and one Idris Kwado (now at large) between June, 2014 and May 2015 at Katsina, Katsina State within the jurisdiction of this court, did conspire to commit an offence to wit money laundering and thereby ...
A statement from the state chairman of APC, Alhaji Shitu Shitu and made available to newsmen, said the prominent names of decampees include: Senator Ibrahim Idah; Former Speaker Katsina State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Ya'u Umar Gwajo-Gwajo and his associates; Former Director General, PDP ...
KATSINA – Unknown armed bandits have kidnapped wife of a Katsina lawmaker and member representing Ingawa Constituency at the State House of Assembly, Alhaji Abubakar Suleiman Tunas and the sum of N100 million was allegedly demanded by her abductors as ransom to secure her release.
The Nigerian Army yesterday operationlised its new 17 Brigade in Katsina as part of strategies aimed at strengthening the Army to solve the security challenges bedeviling the border ... “And with the presence of military operations in Kaduna, and Zamfara states, the criminals are moving to Katsina state.
A GROUP of senior citizens, under the aegis of the Katsina State Senior Citizens' Forum, has dismissed former President Olusegun Obasanjo's criticism of President Muhammadu Buhari's administration, ... They have a serious and honest President who has restored the dignity of Nigeria and Nigerians.
“However, INEC has refused to take decisive steps to restore the sanctity of its register, particularly in Kano and Katsina states, but has rather made a puerile ... Kashim Shettima superintended over the demolition of PDP state secretariat in Maiduguri following the renewed popularity of our party in the state.
The actions and inactions of Presidents Donald Trump and Muhammadu Buhari to similar eruptions of violence in their two countries have elicited commentary on the expectations from Nigerian political leaders. Two unfortunate happenings in the United States and Nigeria penultimate Wednesday may ...
Gov. Aminu Masari of Katsina State has advised residents of the state to desist from using violent demonstrations to show resentment to government's decisions or policies. Masari gave the advice in Katsina on Tuesday when a group in the state, Gwagware Foundation endorsed him and President ...
Operatives of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, surveillance team on petroleum products monitoring set up by the Inspector ... told newsmen that the surveillance team intercepted the truck along the Funtua-Gusau road in Katsina state, while on its way to neighbouring Zamfara state.
Among the early callers were state governors from All Progressives Congress (APC), including the Chairman of Nigerian Governors' Forum and Zamfara Governor, Abdulaziz Yari. Others were Rochas Okorocha (Imo); Aminu Masari (Katsina State); Abubakar Muhammed (Bauchi State); Kashim Shettima ...
Abdullahi Darma, Special Assistant on Religious Affairs to Katsina State Governor, Aminu Masari has accidentally crushed his daughter, Aisha to death. Darma crushed his daughter to death while he was reversing his car at his house in Katsina. The governor's aide was said not to be aware that the child ...
President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday met with members of Katsina Elders' Forum at his private residence in Daura, Katsina State. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State, the Emir of Daura, Umar Faruk, and the Galadima of Katsina and former President ...
Mr. Bob Olukoya (Ogun State) emerged Deputy Organising Secretary, while Mr. Dennis Omorojor (Delta State) and Umar Faruk Yakubu (Katsina) were elected National Legal Adviser and Deputy National Legal Adviser respectively. The new party elected Mr. Dauda Moisoro (Yobe) as Secretary for ...
Katsina shares a border with Niger republic and several truck loads of fuel meant for Nigerian market end up in Niger. The DPR official said the way bill of the product indicates that it was meant to be supplied to Gombe state as part of efforts to cushion the effect of the scarcity in that part of the country.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN ) reports that Obasanjo, in the letter, assessed the performance of the President since he assumed office on May 29, 2015 and advised him to step down in 2019. But Masari, who did not state the views of the elders on the issues raised by Obasanjo, said that the forum ...
Present were Chairman of the Governors' Forum and Zamfara Governor, Alhaji Abdulaziz Yari; Rochas Okorocha (Imo); Abubakar Muhammed (Bauchi); Kashim Shettima (Borno); Abiola Ajimobi (Oyo); Aminu Masari (Katsina) and Malam Nasir El-Rufa'I of Kaduna State. Others were Gov. Badaru Abubakar ...
Katsina — President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday in Kaduna inaugurated a new drone developed by the Nigeria Air Force (NAF) for intelligence gathering, surveillance and reconnaissance. ... Meanwhile, President Buhari yesterday evening arrived his Katsina home state on a private visit to Daura.
The party also described the last Saturday's Kano State local council election, as shameful even as it alleged that the exercise was characterized by ... of the people will prevail in 2019 as Nigerians will never allow the shameful impunity and suppression witnessed in Katsina and Kano during last Saturday's ...
First, we did not visit Katsina State to look for who to praise. This young Nigerian's story, was not part of our brief but it must be noted that until Nigeria and Nigerians begin to reward and honour people who have sacrificed their comfort for the rest of us, the country will continue to celebrate the corrupt and ...


 

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