Emir of Katsina
Why I ordered arrest of judge, by Katsina emir
Emir of Katsina, Alhaji Abdulmumini Usman, yesterday explained that he ordered the arrest of an errant judge to serve as deterrent.
Buhari’s grand ambition
President Muhammadu Buhari is, undoubtedly, a man of few words, almost taciturn, you may say. But he can be dramatic when he chooses without necessarily being exuberantly excited about it. Last June 12, the day he launched the maiden edition of the nation’s new Democracy Day, I saw in him, as he read his speech,…
Hoodlums kill three farming brothers in Katsina
Hoodlums at the weekend killed three brothers in their farm at Zakka village, Safana Local Council area of Katsina State. The incident comes less than a month after over 30 people were slaughtered by bandits in three council areas of Danmusa, Faskari and Batsari. The bodies of the trio were conveyed in two vehicles to…
Local council autonomy and insecurity
Two things/news broke or happened Yesterday May 6th 2019 about the same time but in two different locations in Nigeria that perfectly addresses the burning issue of widespread insecurity in Nigeria. But an observer of events in contemporary Nigeria needs to either develop the nose for news like a professional journalist would ordinarily be required…
Listen to Emir Usman, Mr President
You most probably read the story in the Daily Trust of three days ago – May 7. But given its import and its centrality to this column, let me re-tell it to refresh your memory. In a front lead story, Katsina emir to minister: Tell (the) president we need security, the newspaper reported that the…
Katsina emir laments low response to voter’s registration exercise
The Emir of Katsina, Abdulmumini Kabir Usman, yesterday decried low response of people to the current voters registration exercise in the state. He directed district heads and opinion leaders in the emirate to mobilize people for active participation in the exercise. The royal made the comment when the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Resident Electoral…
Buhari in Katsina, en route Daura for Sallah celebration
Dignitaries that include Governor Aminu Bello Masari and Emir of Katsina, Alhaji Abdulmumini Kabir Usman received him. Security was tight at both the airport and strategic areas within the state metropolis.
Katsina emir vows to protect Igbos, others
The Emir of Katsina, Alhaji Abdulmumini Kabir, has assured that Nigeria would continue to remain one, in spite of its multi-ethnic diversity.
Stop castigating Buhari over economic challenges – Emir of Katsina
The Emir of Katsina, Dr. Abdul-Mummuni Kabir, has urged people to stop castigating President Muhammad Buhari over the economic challenges facing the country.