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Meet Katsina’s new Speaker, Tasi’u Maigari

Alhaji Tasi’u Musa Maigari was last week unanimously elected as Speaker of Katsina state House of Assembly. Maigari was selected to the post following the resignation of Abubakar Yahaya Kusada as speaker after his election as member of House of Representatives representing Ingawa/Kusada/Kankia Federal constituency. The member representing Matazu Ibrahim …

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Police Takes Enlightenment Campaign Against Drug Abuse To Schools In Katsina State

Drug Abuse: Police Enlightens Schools In Katsina State The Police Command in Katsina State has taken its team to campaign against drug abuse in schools in the state. Schools the command has visited include, Government College Katsina, Government Day Secondary School Kofar Sauri, Government Secondary School Yandaka and Women Teachers …

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17 NYSC corp members involved in car accident in Katsina

17 National Youth Service Corps members alongside some officials of the scheme and state government officials were on Friday involved in a motor accident. The accident happened along Charanchi road on their way to Kafur Local government for their primary assignment. Although no life was lost, however, 10 of the …

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Abandoned Torch Exposes Suspected Armed Robber in Katsina

A small torch allegedly forgotten by a suspected armed robber, Nura Labaran, after an operation in Katsina State, has led to his apprehension and arraignment. The 22-year-old suspect, Nura Labaran is a resident of Gago village in Dutsinma LGA of the state, who is currently admitted on bail, was also found …

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Two drug barons arrested with over 11,500 pieces of Exol-5, D-5 tablets in Katsina

By Bashir Bello Two drug barons have been arrested by the Katsina State Police command in possession of over 11,500 pieces of Exol-5 and D-5 tablets. The suspects were identified as Saifullahi Sabo (25 years) and Nafi’u Yusuf (25 years). Armed bandits, cattle rustlers attack: Gov. Masari orders removal of …

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Alleged N11bn Fraud: EFCC forced me to implicate former Katsina governor – Former council boss

One of the defendants in the trial of former Governor Ibrahim Shema of Katsina State Wednesday accused the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) of forcing him to implicate the former governor. Ibrahim Dankaba, the fourth defendant in the trial, speaking through his counsel, Napoleon Idenale, told a state high …

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Katsina 2019: Accord Party guber candidate unveils agenda

The gubernatorial candidate of Accord Party in Katsina state, Shehu Rimi, said his administration shall focus on five key areas that are novel, innovative and geared towards the poor, if elected in the 2019 poll. Speaking at the unveiling of his programmes, ahead of the general election, Rimi said the …

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