Tag: katsina

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 8, 2014

PDP guber primaries round-up: Voting yet to start in Lagos [DETAILS]

Godwin Akanfe in Lagos, Aminu Tukur in Katsina, Tony Tamuno in Port Harcourt, Iyobosa Omorogie in Asaba   There was ...

Isime EseneNovember 27, 2014

Civil Defence personnel pray for ailing Commandant General

by Akan Ido   Managementand staff of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) have commenced fervent prayers for ...

Kolapo OlapojuNovember 21, 2014

President Jonathan has created nine new federal universities, but were they needed?

by Adedayo Ademuwagun Jide finished secondary school in 2010 and spent the next three years at home. He wrote the ...

Kolapo OlapojuNovember 10, 2014

@PDPNigeria will never rig elections again in #Katsina – @APCNigeria guber aspirant vows

by James Sambo Gubernatorial aspirant of the All Progressive Congress, APC,  in Katsina State, Ahmed Kabiru Abdullahi has emphatically declared ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 25, 2014

Cable thief electrocuted at transformer sub-station in Katsina

by James Sambo An unidentified man, believed to be a cable vandal has been found dead near a transformer sub-station ...

SolaSeptember 22, 2014

Katsina governor indefinitely detains student for criticizing him on Facebook

by S’ola Filani You might want to think twice, when next you want to say a word against the Kastina state ...

Isime EseneAugust 25, 2014

Ebola: Custom impounds trailer load of suspected monkey meat

by James Sambo The Nigeria Custom Service (NSC) has impounded a trailer load of smoked meat suspected to be monkey meat ...

writerJuly 31, 2014

Attention, youth ‘corpers’: NYSC announces plans for 7 states under Boko Haram attack [DETAILS]

by Mayowa Aboah The National Youth Service Corps has announced the redeployment of corps members from seven northern states. The ...

March 27, 2014

Perry Brimah: Nigeria – How many more must die?

by Perry Brimah Hundreds in Borno, hundreds in Yobe, hundreds in Kaduna, hundreds in Katsina, hundreds in Adamawa. No less ...

January 28, 2014

Horrible: Diesel truck explodes, kills 2 in Katsina

by Oge Okonkwo Two persons have been killed as a result of a diesel truck explosion at Bakin-dutse in FuntuaLocal Government Area ...

January 11, 2014

It gets worse: Obasanjo withdraws from PDP, writes Jonathan, Tukur (READ)

by Oke Efagene Former President of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo, has written a letter to the National Chairman of the Peoples ...

January 8, 2014

Mass defection: 27 out of 30 PDP lawmakers decamp to APC in Sokoto

by Oke Efagene A majority of members of the Sokoto State House of Assembly, have defected to the All Progressives ...

December 31, 2013

‘They even take the placenta away’: How doctors force girls to deliver babies for sale in Imo

by ‘Jola Sotubo Despite intense efforts by security officers to quash them, baby factories have recently been the bane of ...

December 27, 2013

No time: Man sentenced to death in Katsina, then tries to kill himself in court

by ‘Jola Sotubo A man who was sentenced to death by a court in Katsina was restrained by wardens after ...

December 9, 2013

PDP crisis: Bamanga Tukur may be shown the way out

It has emerged that the embattled national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Bamanga Tukur may be on ...

December 4, 2013

Collins Uma: #AnambraElections – APC was taught a lesson on strongholds

by Collins Uma One of the most obvious lessons we learnt from the recent governorship election in Anambra is that ...

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 17, 2013

How French engineer escaped from kidnappers in Kaduna (PHOTO)

by Isi Esene French engineer, Francis Collomp who was abducted by men suspected to be members of the dreaded Islamic ...

November 12, 2013

Opinion: How Governor Shema behaved like a street thug last week

by Ahmad B. Kaita It was quite unfortunate that governor Shema, supposedly a barrister, a globe trotter and frequent visitor ...

September 15, 2013

SHOCKING: How I delivered a baby in my room and killed him with N40 rat poison – Woman

A four-day-old baby boy has been gruesomely murdered by his own mother who fed him with a N40 rat poison. ...

September 11, 2013

Sad news: 16 people die as bridge collapses in Katsina (PHOTO)

by Oge Okonkwo An accident was said to have occurred yesterday morning, along the Katsina-Kano road, when two vehicles, a bus ...

August 11, 2013

Tragedy: 5 people die in Katsina auto crash

by Oge Okonkwo A motor accident which occurred on Friday in Kastina during the Eid-el-Fitr celebration in the state, has ...

May 17, 2013

Just in: Explosion rocks Buhari’s hometown, Daura

by Hauwa Gambo There are reports of an explosion and gunshots on Thursday night in the otherwise quiet town of ...

March 1, 2013

Opinion: We badly need a World Rapists’ Day

by Ayodele Olofintuade Rapists are wonderful, they are everywhere, they live among us. They believe they are god’s gift to ...

January 22, 2013

Iyinoluwa Aboyeji: Dr. Abati and the power of the powerless (Y! FrontPage)

What remains to be seen is whether these “children of anger” can work together to put Aso Rock on red ...

January 13, 2013

Customs arrest 3 Nigeriens with N15m cash hidden under car seats (PICTURED)

by Isi Esene Three Nigeriens were yesterday paraded by men of the Nigerian Customs for trying to smuggle N15 million ...

January 7, 2013

Power play: Katsina First Lady orders sack of female councillor

by Yinka Ojo The only female member of the Matazu local government transition management committee in Katsina state, Hadiza Ibrahim ...

July 17, 2012

#InCaseYouMissedIt: Hello Nigeria, how do you like your fuel, imported from Niger?

by Isi Esene The rumour going the rounds that Nigeria has started importing refined fuel from it northern neighbour, Niger, ...

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