Aminu Bello Masari
Masari approves death penalty for kidnappers, rustlers in Katsina
Kidnappers and cattle rustlers will now serve the maximum sentence in Katsina State following the state government’s amendment of relevant sections of the Penal Code and Procedural Law.
Bandits kill 34 in Katsina, 10 others missing
Katsina State was yesterday again thrown into a mourning mood, as 34 people were killed in multiple attacks on Batsari, Faskari and Danmusa council areas by bandits.
Katsina State's governor's mother-in-law kidnapped
Suspected kidnappers were reported to have abducted Hajiya Hauwa Yusuf, mother-in-law of Katsina State Governor Aminu Bello Masari. Hajiya Hauwa, 80, is mother of Binta Masari, one of the governor’s three wives. Before her kidnap, she was reported to be living at Dandume Crescent in Katsina Layout in the state capital. It was gathered that…
Those who worked behind the scene for Buhari’s victory
Even before former President Olusegun Obasanjo wrote his legendary public statement and the Fourth Republic’s vice president, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar...
Governorship polls: Masari assures of level playing field for contestants
The Katsina State Governor, Aminu Bello Masari has assured of a level playing field for all candidates contesting in Saturday's governorship election in the state. Masari said this, yesterday, when ambassador of the United States to Nigeria, Stuart W. Symington, paid him a courtesy visit. He said government had sworn to an oath to be…
Masari presents N200b budget to Assembly
Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State yesterday presented an appropriation bill of N200.7 billion to the state House of Assembly for the 2019 fiscal year.
U.S. has no preferences in 2019 polls, says envoy
The United States yesterday said it had no preferred political party or presidential candidate in next year’s general elections.The country, however, noted that it prefers Nigeria conducts a transparent and violent-free exercise that allows for free choices by the electorate.
Rainstorm kills three, destroys 880 houses in Katsina
No fewer than three persons have been confirmed dead and six others injured following a rainstorm at Maibare in Baure Local Council of Katsina State.The incident, which occurred at the weekend, destroyed over 700 homes in Maibare, while farmers lost several farmlands and animals to the natural disaster.
APC in Katsina, Kaduna, Rivers adopt indirect primaries for 2019 polls
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Katsina State yesterday adopted indirect primaries for the 2019 general elections.