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SCI inaugurates Coalition for its programmes in Katsina

The Save the Children International (SCI) has inaugurated a Coalition of civil Society Organisations for its Better Life for Girls Project in Katsina state. The CSOs comprise of various Non governmental organisation drawn from the state handling Children and women related issues. Speaking at the inauguration, the state SCI field …

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Foundation Empowers 5,000 Widows, Orphans, Vulnerable Children in Katsina

Dikko Umar Radda By Francis Sardauna in Katsina A humanitarian non-governmental organisation, Gwagware Foundation, has said that it has provided entrepreneurial training and start-up capital for 5,000 widows, single mothers, orphans and vulnerable children across the 34 local governments of Katsina State. The NGO gave micro business grants and other …

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Two suspected human traffickers nabbed in Katsina

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has apprehended two suspected human traffickers ( names withheld) and rescued three of their victims in Katsina State. The NIS Comptroller in the State, Mr Ajisafe Olusola, disclosed this at a news conference on Thursday in Katsina, NAN reports. Olusola stated that one of the …

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Immigration nabs suspected human traffickers in Katsina

Olaide Oyelude, Katsina The Katsina State Command of the Nigeria Immigration Service has arrested two alleged human traffickers, who were once repatriated to Nigeria from Libya by the Federal Government. The suspects, Omoseyin Rotimi, 43, from Ondo State, and Omoniyi Olowoporoku, 31, from Edo State, were arrested by the NIS …

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INEC recruits 7000 Corps members as ad-hoc staff in Katsina State

The NYSC State Coordinator, Hajiya Ramatu Sanda, disclosed this during an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Katsina. She said that INEC had commenced sensitisation training programme to enable the corps members know the rules and regulations of election duties. They need to know the …

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Katsina Teachers Declare Support For Buhari, Masari

Ahead of the February 16 and March 2 elections, teachers in Katsina State have joined the queue in drumming support for the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari and Governor Aminu Masari.  The teachers gave their support at a rally held at the Muhammadu Dikko Stadium Katsina, North-West Nigeria.  The teacher’s …

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Nigeria military kills 58 ‘bandits’ in Zamfara state operation

Two Nigerian soldiers and two ‘members of the vigilante’ were killed during an offensive against ‘bandits’ that saw 58 killed, the army said. As part of Operation Sharan Daji, Nigerian troops “commenced clearance operations into bandits enclaves” in Zamfara and Katsina states, Major Clement K. Abiade said in a statement …

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Shehu Sani says Katsina gradually being overwhelmed by bandits, kidnappers ▷ Legit.ng

Senator Shehu Sani has alleged that Katsina state is becoming a failing state following attacks by kidnappers and bandits. The senator representing Kaduna central at the National Assembly in a tweet on Monday, January 21, said attacks by bandits and kidnappers had forced people of Zamfara state to flee to …

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Why construction of Katsina refinery stalled

Nigeria moves to lobby China for project   The proposed construction of a new refinery in Katsina state has failed to take off one year after agreement for the project was reached between Nigeria and Republic of Niger, Daily Trust reports. Officials familiar with the project said it has not …

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Katsina AG asked us to implicate Shema in N10.8bn fraud —ex-ALGON chair

Olaide Oyelude, Katsina A former chairman of  the Katsina State chapter of  the Association of Local Governments of Nigeria, Ibrahim Dankaba, on Wednesday alleged that the state Attorney General and Commissioner for  Justice, Ahmad  El-Marzuq,   told him and some other persons at a meeting  to implicate a  former governor  of …

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