Tag: katsina

Ado AminuAugust 18, 2021

Masari to Katsina residents: Arm yourselves against bandits; Niger declares national mourning after killing of 37 people | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across the African continent, these are the 5 stories you shouldn’t miss: Arm yourselves against bandits, Masari tells Katsina residents ...

Uroupa KiakubuDecember 22, 2020

Kankara kidnap: controversial claims raise questions

The kidnap of over three hundred schoolboys in Kankara, Katsina, earlier in December, sparked nationwide outrage which subsided after the boys were released one ...

Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 17, 2020

“We will deal with all that” | President Buhari says as kidnapped #KankaraBoys reportedly return home

Authorities in Katsina have reported that hundreds of students abducted from a school in Kankara Local Government Area (LGA) have ...

Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 17, 2020

#BringBackOurBoys: We already forgot about the schoolboys abducted in Kankara? | Boko Haram releases video

Without mincing words, Nigerians have the attitude of losing voice almost immediately after they start screaming on the streets over ...

Uroupa KiakubuDecember 15, 2020

#BringBackOurBoys: Here’s all we know about the abducted schoolboys from Kankara

To say that the heightened spate of insecurity in Nigeria is worrisome is an understatement. The reality now is that a week ...

Uroupa KiakubuOctober 31, 2020

#SecureNorth: Zamfara, Katsina have become war zones where human beings fall and authorities look away

21 persons, including police officers and members of local vigilante groups, were reportedly killed by bandits in Katsina and Zamfara, Thursday, in what is suspected to be...

Op-Ed EditorApril 10, 2020

Ahead of Easter; Rivers, Ondo declare ‘we are holier than the Pope’ | The #YNaijaCover

Some Coronavirus-hit states like Lagos and Abuja have been in total lockdown to mitigate the spread of the novel coronavirus, ...

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 ...

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 ...

Temidayo 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 ...

Temidayo 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 ...

Temidayo 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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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