IMN demands unconditional release of Zakzaky, wife
The Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) yesterday called for the immediate and unconditional release of its leader, Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky, and his wife, Zeena.
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.
Buhari’s 800m trek claim elicits reactions from eminent citizens
The social media was abuzz yesterday as prominent Nigerians took to their Twitter handles to react to Tuesday’s report that President Muhammadu Buhari made a 800 metre walk to his residence...
Nigeria, Niger Republic sign pact for new refinery in Katsina State
President Muhammadu Buhari and his Nigerien counterpart, Mahamadou Issoufou, yesterday in Abuja signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for the establishment of a new refinery in Katsina State.
Gunmen kill Katsina ex-commissioner, Idris, three others in Kaduna State
Former Commissioner for Education in Katsina State, Professor Halima Idris, and three others have been killed by gunmen on Kaduna-Abuja highway in Kaduna State. During the incident, which occurred on Sunday evening, the armed bandits also abducted a number of others. The Kaduna State Commissioner of Police, Austin Iwar, who confirmed the development yesterday, assuring…
44 dead, 20 missing after Katsina downpour
At least, 44 persons lost their lives in the early hours of yesterday following a downpour that lasted over two hours and wreaked havoc in 10 communities in Jibia Local Government...
Masari appoints Katsina Speaker Amirul Hajj 2018
Gov. Aminu Masari, has appointed the Speaker, Katsina State House of Assembly, Alhaji Abubakar Yahaya as the 2018 Amirul Hajj and leader of the state delegation for the holy pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia. Alhaji Badaru Bello, the Public Relations’ Officer of the state Muslims Pilgrims’ Welfare Board made the disclosure in a statement made available…
Katsina, World Bank to spend N50bn on flooding – Masari
The Katsina State Government says it is working with the World Bank to spend N50 billion to tackle erosion, desertification and flooding in the state. Gov. Aminu Masari, who made the disclosure during an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), said the money would be provided through the Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management…
Katsina establishes, upgrades e-libraries to promote reading culture
Katsina State Government is to establish additional e-libraries as well as upgrade existing ones to make educational materials available to the public and promote reading culture among its people.