Tag: katsina

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Bernard DayoSeptember 4, 2019

5 Things that Should Matter Today: Chigozie Obioma’s ”An Orchestra of Minorities” has been shortlisted for the Booker Prize 2019

The Booker Prize 2019 shortlist was announced yesterday on the Booker website, and author Chigozie Obioma made the final cut ...

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Bernard DayoMay 24, 2019

The Late 5: Flying Eagles demolish Qatar 4-0 in U-20 World Cup opener; Masari approves death penalty for cattle rustling, kidnapping in Katsina | Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: Supreme Court uphold’s Governor Fayemi’s election The Supreme Court on Friday upheld ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 23, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 23rd of May

Follow the links to read our latest stories:     The Big 5: Electricity generation falls to 2,616MW, six plants ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 7, 2018

The Late 5: PDP calls for Adeosun’s immediate sack, Buhari reacts to Saraki’s victory at Supreme court and other stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: President Muhammadu Buhari has on Saturday reacted to the Supreme Court’s ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 1, 2018

The Late 5: Lagos govt. bans fuel tankers from non-trailer routes, 32 Boko Haram terrorists surrender to troops in Borno and other stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: The Lagos Government has announced a restriction of the movement of ...

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tosin adesinaDecember 29, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] It has begun, Governor Masari wants a second term and he will do anything to get it

“We (leaders) all know what to do, we just don’t know how to get re-elected after we’ve done it.” When ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 26, 2017

More influential members of the opposition will be joining APC next year – Masari

The governor of Katsina, Aminu Masari has described the defection of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar as an exercise in ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 13, 2017

“We have resources, We are not poor” says Masari

The governor of Katsina, Aminu Bello Masari says Northern Nigeria is not poor and should not be afraid of restructuring. Masari ...

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Samuel OkikeOctober 23, 2017

The Big 5: Buhari returns to Nigeria, IPOB threatens to take up arms, and other top stories

Good morning. Here are the top 5 stories you need to be monitoring today: President Muhammadu Buhari and his wife ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 17, 2017

10-year-old boy killed, 2,000 displaced in Katsina flood

A 10-year-old boy has reportedly died while over 2,000 people have been displaced by a flood that ravaged Kaita town, ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 18, 2017

NAPTIP nabs notorious human trafficker in Benin

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) said on Sunday that it has arrested a notorious ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 9, 2017

“I am ready to sacrifice my last blood to ensure peace” – Emir of Katsina

The Emir of Katsina, Alhaji Abdulmumini Kabir Usman has assured the Nigeria will remain one nation, notwithstanding threats from all ...

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ToluMay 5, 2017

Seven years gone: A timeline of events that led to President Umar Yar’Adua’s death

5th May 2010: Nigerian president, Umaru Musa Yar’Adua passed on after five long months of chronic illness at the age ...

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AzeezApril 16, 2017

I was not attacked, report is work of political rivals – Sen. Abu Ibrahim

Senator representing Katsina South, Abu Ibrahim has debunked reports that he was attacked at the All Progressive Congress (APC) zonal ...

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AzeezApril 16, 2017

Protesters attack senator, rep in Katsina (WATCH)

Irate youths on Saturday attacked senator representing Katsina south, Abu Ibrahim and Amiru Tukur, member representing Bakori/Danja in the house ...

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AzeezApril 16, 2017

Senator, Reps member attacked by irate youths in Katsina

Senator representing Katsina South, Abu Ibrahim and House of Representatives member, Alhaji Amiru Tukur on Saturday escaped a mob attack ...

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AzeezFebruary 17, 2017

$9.8m: Group demands release of ex-NNPC GMD

by Azeez Adeniyi The Southern Kaduna Coalition of Professionals (SKCOP) has decried the detention of a former Managing Director of ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 15, 2017

Katsina lawmaker, Sani Bello is dead

by Dolapo Adelana Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara Wednesday mourned the passing of a lawmaker from Katsina ...

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AzeezFebruary 8, 2017

There’s a threat to my life, ex-Katsina gov Shema cries out

Former governor of Katsina State, Ibrahim Shema has raised alarm that there is a threat to his life. Shema who ...

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AzeezJanuary 22, 2017

Gunmen kill one, injure 5 in Kaduna

One person has been killed and five others injured after unknown gunmen attacked Zankan village, Kaduna State, the police said ...

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AzeezNovember 9, 2016

Gunmen kill one, injure others in Katsina community

Some unknown gunmen on Wednesday killed at least one person and injured several others in Katsina State. According to a witness, ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 13, 2016

Shi’ites, youth clashes in Kaduna, Katsina leave 12 dead

12 people have been confirmed dead and many injured in clashes between members of the Shi’ites group and youths in ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 27, 2016

Katsina governor, Masari rescues accident victims (PHOTOS)

Governor of Katsina state, Aminu Bello Masari on Tuesday helped some persons who were involved in an accident. The governor’s ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 20, 2016

Domestic staff steals N91m from ex first lady Turai Yar’Adua

A domestic staff, Yusuf Sarkin Gida of former first lady Turai Yaradua has been arrested by the Katsina police for stealing ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 14, 2016

Just In: EFCC declares former Katsina governor Ibrahim Shema wanted (PHOTO)

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday declared a former governor of Katsina state Ibrahim Shema wanted. In ...

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Mazi EmekaAugust 27, 2016

The Big 5: These are the stories you should be monitoring today

These are the top five news stories to monitor today 1. FG has spent more than $40 billion in the ...

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AzeezJuly 20, 2016

Girl feeds her one-day old baby to a dog

The Kastina State Police Command has arrested a family of five for allegedly feeding a day-old baby boy to a ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 3, 2016

‘No section of the country will be discriminated in my government’- President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday, promised not to discriminate against section of the country despite public complaints that his appointments ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 1, 2016

President Buhari flies to Katsina to enjoy the weekend (PHOTOS)

It appears President Muhammadu Buhari cherishes his weekends like every Nigerian. On Friday, he left the Presidential Villa in Abuja ...

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Oreoluwa PetersJune 27, 2016

Garba Lawal inspires young footballers at Copa Coca-Cola training camp (PHOTOS)

The COPA Coca-Cola 2016 coaching clinic has been filled with several incredible moments, and the training camp at Kaduna recently ...

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