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Katsina state

7 Sep
About 3, 813 houses were destroyed, while five people were killed in the rainstorm that affected several communities in Katsina State.
25 Jul
No fewer than 330 houses were destroyed and three persons killed by the recent rainstorm in seven local government areas of Katsina State.
18 Jul
Terrorists on Sunday night stormed two residential areas in Dutsinma council area of Katsina state where they abducted nine persons, including four housewives. The incident occurred at about 11:30 pm during a heavy downpour when the terrorists stormed the Katsina State Agricultural and Rural Development Agency (KTARDA) and Shema quarters in their numbers. They were…
11 Jul
Ten governors elected on the platform of the All Progressive Congress (APC) are currently having a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at his private residence in Daura, Katsina State. The governors were led by the chairman of the Progressives Governor's Forum, Abubakar Bagudu of Kebbi state, along with the host governor, Aminu Masari. Rest are…
6 Jul
There are fears that lives may have been lost and several others injured after jets belonging to the Nigeria Air Force (NAF), were reported to have bombed Kunkuna village, in Safana Local Government Area of Katsina State. The incident reportedly took place at about 11:00 pm on Tuesday, shortly after President Muhammadu Buhari's advance team…
6 Jul
Katsina State Vigilante Commander, Salisu Rabo, said terrorists carried out three separate attacks on Tuesday within the Dutsinma Local Government Area axis, and that six people lost their lives while several others sustained injuries. Rabo, who stated this while speaking with newsmen Wednesday, said the first attack which occurred in Zakka forest, Safana council area,…
6 Jul
The Presidency has described as sad and unwelcome, the shooting incident near Dutsinma, Katsina State, at the convoy of cars carrying the Advance Team of security guards, protocol and media officers ahead of President Buhari’s trip to Daura for Sallah. Malam Garba Shehu, the President’s media aide confirmed the incident in a statement on Tuesday…
6 Jul
An advance convoy of Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari was ambushed and attacked on Tuesday in his home state Katsina. The attack happened in Dutsinma, about 152 kilometres from Buhari's hometown of Daura. Buhari's spokesman Garba Shehu said the convoy included an advance team of security guards, protocol and media officers. “The attackers opened fire on…
5 Jul
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has urged youth corps members posted to Borno to focus on ways to impact positively on their host communities. The NYSC Coordinator for Borno, Mr Nura Umar, made the call during the closing ceremony of the 2022 Batch ‘B’ stream one orientation on Tuesday in Katsina state. The News…
2 Jul
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Katsina State has expressed concern over the poor turnout of residents registering for the Permanent Voter Card (PVC) in the newly established 1,750 polling units. Alhaji Jibril Zarewa, INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in the state, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)…
20 Jun
Rainstorm has destroyed 73 houses in Kankara Local Government Area of Katsina State.
14 Jun
Unknown gunmen have abducted eight persons in the Katsina state capital on Tuesday morning. The incident occurred at about 4:00 am at Unguwan Shola, a community directly behind the former Federal Medical Centre (FMC), which was recently converted into a Teaching Hospital. Our correspondent gathered that the gunmen abducted seven males and one female but…


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