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Katsina: 23 political parties endorse PDP governorship candidate Lado

The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Katsina state, Yakubu Lado, has been endorsed by 23 opposition political parties in the state ahead of the gubernatorial poll. The chairman of Progressive Peoples Alliance (PPA), Habibu Yau, spoke on behalf of the opposition parties, Daily Trust reports. Legit.ng …

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Buhari leads Atiku with nearly 500,000 votes in declared Katsina results

Incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari has consolidated his lead over Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party in his native Katsina State with at least half a million votes, results declared so far show. As of Monday morning, presidential election results from 20 out of the 34 local government areas in …

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50 entrepreneurs benefit from e-business programme in Katsina

The Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN) said on Monday that no fewer than 50 entrepreneurs had benefited from its e-business pilot programme in Katsina State. The programme was designed to enhance promotion and marketing of made-in-Nigeria products and services globally. SMEDAN’s Director-General, Dr Umar Radda, made …

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Election 2019: Shekarau, Mandiya, Ndume top senators with highest votes

– Alhaji Ibrahim Shekarau is going into the 9th National Assembly as the senator elected with the highest number of votes – The former governor of Kano is followed closely by senator-elect Bello Mandiya from Katsina state – South-east senators-elect Uche Ekwunife and Orji Uzor-Kalu got the lowest votes in …

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Bandits abduct popular Islamic cleric, five others in Katsina — Police

Popular  Kano-based Quranic reciter, Sheikh Ahmad Sulaiman and five other persons have been kidnapped in Katsina State. The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Katsina State Police Command, SP Gambo Isa, told  reporters yesterday in  Katsina that the police were already on the trail of the kidnappers with a view to …

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Live Update Of Katsina State Governorship Election

Bauchi states resident will today determine who would pilot the affairs of the state for the next four years. The state governor Aminu Masari is seeking re-election under the banner of the All Progressives Congress while his major contender Senator Yakubu Lado is using the platform of the Peoples Democratic …

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Abductors of famous Kano Qur’anic reciter reportedly contact family

– The family of renowned Kano-based Quranic reciter, Sheikh Ahmad Sulaiman, has been reportedly contacted by his abductors – Sheikh Sulaiman and five other persons were kidnapped in Katsina state on Friday, March 15 – Malam Muhammad Nasir Dan-Kurna, Sheik Sulaiman’s errand said the abductors have called the family several …

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Katsina Earmarks N196m for Orphans, Women Empowerment

Aminu-Bello-Masari Francis Sardauna in Katsina The Katsina State government has committed the sum of N196 million to assuage the plight of women and vulnerable children through its Women Empowerment Programme across the 34 local governments of the state for the 2019 fiscal year. The state Commissioner for Women Affairs and …

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Emirate Council Moves Against Criminal Activities In Katsina

Aminu Bello Masari The Katsina state emirate council has urged residents of the state to expose criminals’ hideouts and activities with a view to curbing criminal activities in the state. The Chairman, Katsina State Council of Chiefs, Dr. Abdulmumini Kabir Usman, who stated this when the council paid courtesy call …

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