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Bandits Are Only As Strong As Society Paints Them, Says Buratai

Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Buratai Daily Post Tukur Yusuf Buratai, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), has urged the media not to glorify bandits and other criminals. He also explained ways Boko Haram insurgency, terrorism, banditry and kidnapping can be brought to an end. According to Buratai, …

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Katsina, Dubai Foundation partner to improve eye care

The Katsina State Governor, Alhaji Aminu Bello Masari has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Noor Dubai Foundation on comprehensive eye care programme in the state. The governor who was represented at the meeting on Tuesday in Abuja by his deputy, Alhaji Mannir Yakubu, said the signing of …

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Katsina Govt Spends N6bn In Tackling Environmental Degradation

The Katsina State Government has spent over N6 billion from 2015 to date in addressing environmental challenges across the state. Gov Aminu Masari made this known on Thursday in Katsina during the launch of the Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP). He said that the government received over 3,000 …

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World Bank, Katsina Collaborate to Tackle Gully Erosion

Francis Sardauna in Katsina Determined to tackle gully erosion that has been ravaging some parts of Katsina State, the World Bank, in collaboration with the state government, has launched the Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Project (NEWMAP) in the state. NEWMAP is a World Bank supported project launched at the national …

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Mob kills suspected kidnapper in Katsina

A   suspected   kidnapper   was,   on   Tuesday,   killed   by   a   mob   after   his   gang   was overpowered by locals at Unguwar Bello village, Kafur LGA of Katsina State. The suspect, whose identity   was yet  to  be  ascertained,  had  along with  his  gang reportedly attacked the village to carry out a kidnap operation. …

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Road accident kills 19 wedding guests in Nigeria

Nineteen wedding guests in the northern Nigerian state of Jigawa died when their bus lost control and burst into flames, police said Wednesday. The 18-seater was carrying 40 women and children returning from a wedding when its front tyre burst, causing it to skid off the road. The crash happened …

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Katsina, Dubai Foundation partner on eye care programme

Katsina State Governor Aminu Bello Masari yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Noor Dubai Foundation on a comprehensive eye care programme in the state. The governor, represented by his deputy, Mannir Yakubu, at the MoU signing in Abuja, said it marked a milestone in the delivery of eye …

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Bandits Kill 17, Abduct Two Women in Katsina Community

Francis Sardauna in Katsina Bandits have again invaded Yar Center, in the outskirts of Sherere community in Kankara Local Government Area of Katsina State, killing 17 persons while dozens sustained varying degrees of injuries and numerous houses set ablaze. The bandits, according to residents, also abducted two women and rustled …

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Katsina Children’s Parliament Seeks Quick Passage of Child Protection Bill

Francis Sardauna in Katsina As Katsina State continues to grapple with cases of child rights infringement, the state Speaker of Children’s Parliament, Mubarak Lawan Yantaba, has called on the state House of Assembly to pass the Child Protection Bill into law. The parliament also advocated for the enactment of another …

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