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Father of seven rapes three-year-old neighbour’s daughter in Katsina

Ted Odogwu, Kano A 50-year-old resident of Funtua, Katsina State, Abdullahi Sani, has been arraigned before a Katsina Senior Magistrate’s Court, over allegations of raping a three-year-old girl to death. The victim is the daughter of his neighbour. The suspect, a father of seven, allegedly committed the crime on October …

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Nigeria: Monkeypox – Suspected Cases in Nigeria Spread to 11 States – Minister

Photo: Vanguard The monkeypox virus may have spread to 11 states with 74 suspected cases recorded, Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, has said. Mr. Adewole made the disclosure in Abuja on Wednesday when he briefed State House correspondents on the outcome of the meeting of the Federal Executive Council, FEC. …

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Salaries: Report Of LG Staff Suing Katsina Govt Laughable -Mashi

A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress from Katsina state and member of the House of Reps, Mansur Muhammad Ali Mashi, has described as laughable, purported legal action instituted against the state government by some local government staff. About 610 local government Staff have dragged the state government to …

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Harvests crash produce prices in Katsina

The price of farm produce has significantly reduced as farmers are recording bumper harvests in Katsina State. Several factors, such as complementary and composite demands of the produce have seen prices dwindle in recent weeks.  Sorghum for example was expensive last season with its price at between N16,000 and N18,000 …

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FEC approves N236m for irrigation project in Katsina

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved N236 million for the completion of Sabke Irrigation Dam in Katsina State. Minister of Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu, told State House correspondents at the post-FEC briefing that the contract for the dam was initially awarded in 1997, re-awarded in 2009 after it …

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LG staff take Katsina state govt to court over nonpayment of salaries

About 610 staff drawn from 34 local government areas of Katsina state have sued the state government to the National Industrial Court sitting in Kano over nonpayment of salaries for 19 months. Joined as co-defendants in the case are the Katsina state’s Attorney General and commissioner for justice,  commissioner for local government and chieftaincy …

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How Katsina Varsity student died from snake bite – Vanguard News

By Bashir Bello A student of Umaru Musa Yar’Adua University, UMYU, in Katsina State, Miss Zainab Umar, has been confirmed dead after a snake bite. A statement by the Senior Information Officer, Fatima Kaita, on behalf of the institution, confirmed the development. Kaita said Zainab, a spill over student of the …

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Katsina begins rehabilitation programmes for VVF Patients

Katsina state Government has resumed rehabilitation programmes for women at the National Obstetric fistula Centre in the state. The Centre was a state owned general hospital, but was taken over by the Federal Ministry of Health in December 2013. Investigation by TVC News Katsina  crew indicates that since the taking …

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Police arrest 6 cattle rustlers in Katsina State–commissioner …

The Police in Katsina State says it has arrested six suspected cattle rustlers and recovered  400 cows in addition to 25 sheep. The state Commissioner of Police, Mr Besan Gwama, said this at a news briefing on the arrest of the suspects on Monday in Katsina. He said that the combined efforts of the police, …

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