Tag: Katsina State

Joshua OnonoseJuly 22, 2022

Attack in Katsina results in the deaths of five police officers and others

Five police officers and three villagers were killed in a gunman attack on Gatakawa on Wednesday evening in Katsina State’s ...

YNaija TodayJuly 6, 2022

President Buhari’s advanced team attacked by bandits, 2 injured.

Gunmen suspected to be bandits have attacked the convoy of President Muhammadu Buhari in Katsina State. The Senior Special Assistant ...

Ado AminuApril 15, 2021

Child Protection in Nigeria is making progress but not fast enough

The Katsina House of assembly in collaboration with Non Governmental Organisation (NGO), Save the Children International, embarked on a translation ...

EditorMay 14, 2020

#SaveKatsinaNow is bringing attention to the violence plaguing the president’s home state

News about the Coronavirus has all but taken over news feeds across the country. It is on all the platforms, ...

AzeezJanuary 22, 2017

How Fulani herdsmen killed my husband, son – widow

Murna Yakubu, a 60-year-old widow from Katsina has narrated how suspected Fulani herdsmen killed her husband and son. In a ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 22, 2016

Katsina Police arrest 419 syndicate who present themselves as ‘spirits’

The Katsina state Police Command has arrested a 419 syndicate who dupe unsuspecting victims by presenting themselves as ‘spirits’. The ...

AzeezSeptember 20, 2016

EFCC seals off 3 houses belonging to ex-gov Shema in Katsina

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday sealed off three houses belonging to the former governor of Katsina ...

AzeezAugust 26, 2016

SURE-P funds: You have no case against me – Ex-gov. Shema tells Masari

Former governor of Katsina State, Ibrahim Shema, on Friday denied claims made by his ex-aide, Nasiru Ingawa that he diverted ...

AzeezAugust 13, 2016

Troops kill, arrest ‘cattle rustlers’ in Katsina

Troops of 32 Battalion and a Brigade on Friday killed a suspected cattle rustler during an operation along Tsambe-Fafare road, Jibia ...

Janeth JMay 19, 2015

On his way to Daura, GMB visited Emir of Katsina (See Photos)

by Ranti Joseph President- elect  Muhammadu Buhari went on a courtesy visit to Emir of Katsina, Abdulmumini Kabiru Usman earlier today. ...

Kolapo OlapojuMay 19, 2015

Buhari gets a hero’s welcome as he returns to Daura (See Photos)

by Panshak Ibrahim President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari, was given a hero’s welcome when he visited his hometown in Daura, Katsina state, ...

Kolapo OlapojuApril 11, 2015

With so much joy, President-elect, Buhari votes for… (PHOTOS)

by James Sambo President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari, depicted the picture of an elated man, as he cast his vote a while ...

Kolapo OlapojuMarch 22, 2015

Did Buhari’s people really wash their roads after GEJ’s visit? (LOOK)

by Panshak Ibrahim On Saturday, President Goodluck Jonathan went to campaign in Daura, Katsina state, which happens to be the ...

Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 22, 2015

There’ll be equal & opposite reaction – Asari Dokubo blows hot over attack on GEJ’s convoy

by Iyobosa Omoregie Mujahid Dokubo-Asari, leader of the Niger Delta Peoples Volunteer Force, has vowed to respond appropriately to the recent ...

Kolapo OlapojuNovember 21, 2014

United States and UK react to Gov. Shema’s ‘kill and crush’ statement

by Kolapo Olapoju The United States and United Kindgom have condemned the statement of Governor Ibrahim Shema of Katsina State, where ...

Kolapo OlapojuNovember 19, 2014

“Kill and crush them” – Katsina state governor incites violence while addressing crowd (VIDEO)

by Kolapo Olapoju In what is a classic example of violence inciting politicking, a video has surfaced, showing the Governor of Katsina ...

Emmanuel ChidiogoSeptember 8, 2014

As far as the APC is concerned, there was no LG elections in Katsina

by Emma Chidiogo The All Progressives Congress has described Saturday’s local government elections in Katsina State as “drama and waste ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 4, 2014

Is Nasir El-Rufai running for Governorship of Kaduna state? (TWEETS)

by Kolapo Olapoju Circling through the grapevine are reports which insinuate that former FCT Minister, Nasir el-Rufai, has intentions to ...

February 7, 2014

Opinion: Katsina gave Namadi Sambo a low blow

by Garba Shehu Governor Shema revealed himself more fully when his supporters treated Vice President very rudely and contemptuously by ...

November 29, 2013

Teenager arraigned in Lagos for stealing N765,000

by ‘Jola Sotubo A teenage boy was arraigned before a Lagos Magistrate court yesterday over allegations of burglary and theft. ...

November 27, 2013

12-year-old armed robbery suspect arrested in Katsina

by Adeola Balogun Police officers in Katsina have arrested a gang of robbers in the state with one of the ...

November 25, 2013

Tragedy: Tanker explosion leaves 3 people dead, 4 others injured in Katsina

by Adeola Balogun A fuel-related inferno has led to the deaths of three people  in Katsina State after vehicles transporting ...

November 2, 2013

Court of Appeal orders 10 Katsina legislators to vacate seats

by ‘Jola Sotubo The tenures of some legislators in Katsina State have been forcefully terminated after the Court of Appeal ...

October 27, 2013

How I killed my mother with an axe – Man arrested for murder in Katsina

by Adeola Balogun A man in the Batagarawa Local Government Area of Katsina State has taken the life of his ...

October 4, 2013

Duro Onabule: Trap setting in the struggle for power

by Duro Onabule By the way, Jonathan, in denying any agreement to serve for only one term, dared his opponents ...

July 9, 2013

Katsina has the highest rate of teenage pregnancy in Nigeria – Report

by Rachel Ogbu Katsina State has come out top as the state with the highest rate of teenage pregnancy and ...

July 4, 2013

Governor Yuguda makes U-turn on Northern State Governors’ Forum

by Lucas Togan In an about turn, Bauchi State Governor Isa Yuguda has bowed to pressure from prominent Northern elders ...

August 27, 2012

Flood ravages Katsina villages injuring eight

by Akan Ido Many houses and farms were destroyed by flood in Kofa and Tofani villages in Kusada Local Government ...

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