Muslim pilgrims pray around the Kaaba at the Grand Mosque, in Saudi Arabia's holy city of Mecca during the annual Hajj pilgrimage. (Photo by Delil SOULEIMAN / AFP)

2023 Hajj Fares: Katsina pilgrims board fixes April 21 deadline

The Katsina State Pilgrims Welfare Board has fixed April 21, as deadline for the completion of hajj fares by state’s prospective pilgrims for the 2023 pilgrimage.
1 year ago
[FILES] A man browse for traditional medicaments at a market in Katsina on December 15, 2021. - Africa's most populous country is struggling with double-digit inflation, especially high food prices, and many Nigerians are looking for ways to save on basic expenses. (Photo by Aminu ABUBAKAR / AFP)

Northerners susceptible to endemic poverty, SCI warns

Northern Nigeria residents are becoming poorer, food insecure and more vulnerable to the vicissitude of fortune as a result of worsening insecurity ravaging the region, according to a study conducted
2 years ago
Nigerian military escort are seen leading busses where children kidnapped by Boko Haram from the Government Science Secondary school, in Kankara, in northwestern Katsina State, Nigeria are traveling back home after having been freed on December 18, 2020. - More than 300 Nigerian schoolboys were released on Thursday after being abducted in an attack claimed by Boko Haram, officials said, although it was unclear if any more remained with their captors. (Photo by Kola SULAIMON / AFP)

Bandits kill four, ransack Katsina community

Suspected bandits reportedly killed four people and injured several others at Barawa community in Batagarawa Local Council Area of Katsina State.
3 years ago
[FILE PHOTO] Kastina Governor, Aminu Masari Bello

Descent to self-help

The frustration with the palpable failure of a constituted authority to secure the life and property of Nigerians has eventually crept up to the high level of government
3 years ago
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