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As Masari Relocates Yar’Kutungu Market

As Yar’Kutungu Market bowed to the Katsina State Government’s Executive Order, ANDY ASEMOTA examines the factors that led to the relocation of the  popular market after futile attempts by previous administrations. On March 16, 2019, the Executive Order of Katsina state government on commercial activities conducted by traders at Yar’Kutungu …

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Sports ministry under Reps’ fire over N269m contract for mini stadium

– The House of Representatives has queried the ministry of sports to present its reason for awarding a contract for the construction of a stadium in Katsina above an approved amount – According to the House, the cost for the construction of the stadium was N137 million but was increased …

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Masari: I won’t Sabotage Katsina People

Aminu Bello Masari Francis Sardauna in Katsina The re-elected Katsina State Governor, Alhaji Aminu Bello Masari, on Friday said he has no plan to sabotage the people of the state, vowing to accommodate all indigenes irrespective of tribal, religious or political affiliations. Governor Masari disclosed this shortly after receiving his …

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Masari: I’ve No Plan to Sabotage Katsina People

Aminu-Bello-Masari By Francis Sardauna in Katsina The Katsina State Governor-elect, Aminu Bello Masari on Friday said he had no plan to sabotage the people of the state, vowing to accommodate all indigenes irrespective of tribal, religious or political affiliations for the betterment of the state. Governor Masari disclosed this shortly after …

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15m Nigerians are Drug Addicts, Says Presidential Committee

Brigadier General Mohammed Buba Marwa (rtd) By Francis Sardauna in Katsina The Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee for the Elimination of Drug Abuse in Nigeria, Brig. Gen. Mohammed Buba Marwa (red), has said that 15 million Nigerians are drug addicts, adding that the situation has crippled many families and businesses in …

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How We Rescued Clerics from Kidnappers’ Den in Katsina-…

How We Rescued Clerics from Kidnappers’ Den in Katsina- Army It would be recalled that a kidnap incident involving Sheik Ahmed Suleiman, a renowned Islamic cleric and 5 others of the Jammaatul Izalatul Bidia Wa Iqamatus Sunna was reported. The unfortunate incident occurred along Kakumi – Kankara Road a general …

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Army rescues six abducted Katsina clerics

Olaleye Aluko, Abuja Troops of the Nigerian Army in 17 Brigade, Katsina State, have rescued an Islamic cleric, Sheik Ahmed Suleiman, and five other clerics of the Jammaatul Izalatul Bidia Wa Iqamatus Sunna sect, who were abducted in the Kankara Local Government Area of the state. Suleiman and his five …

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Police arrest kidnapping syndicate, recover AK 47 in Katsina

The Katsina state Police command on Thursday announced the arrest of a notorious Cattle rustling and kidnapping Syndicate, recovering in the process an AK 47 riffle with breech no. 1977 A press release which was signed by the Public relations Officer in the state, Superintendent Gambo Isa said the arrest …

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Gunmen attack journalist, abduct wife, 3 others in Nasarawa

– Some gunmen have attacked a journalist and members of his family in Akwanga local government area of Nasarawa state – The wife of the journalist, Yahanasu Abubakar, and three other people were abducted by the gunmen -According to Suleiman Abubakar, the incident happened at about 7 pm along Gudi-Garaku …

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