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Six Months In Jail! APC Agent Caught Assisting A Voter In Katsina

An agent of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Katsina State has committed an electoral offence by influencing a voter at the polling unit. After accreditation on Saturday, as a female voter made to cast her vote in the voting cubicle, the APC agent accompanied her into the cubicle and …

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Nigeria: Early rain threatens Katsina tomato farms

Farmers in Katsina State have expressed concern over the early rainfall experienced recently in some parts of the state. There are fears this will have a damaging effect on tomato especially. Early rainfall is said to generate heat which destroys the tomato plant; it also occasions the early evolution of …

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Nigeria: President Buhari Returns to Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday returned to Abuja after he participated in the Saturday’s Gubernatorial and State House of Assembly election in his hometown, Daura, Katsina State. Reports have it that the presidential aircraft conveying the president, his wife Aisha Buhari and some of his aides landed at the presidential …

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Masari promises inclusive govt, says no loser in Katsina

By Bashir Bello Re-elected Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State has promised to run an inclusive government, saying there is no loser from the just concluded governorship election in the state. Governor Masari The governor spoke while delivering his acceptance speech at the council chamber of General Muhammadu Buhari Government …

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Governorship Election: Masari leads PDP’s Sen. Lado in Katsina State

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Masari, who is seeking re-election, is contesting with 17 other candidates, including a candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Sen. Yakubu Lado Danmarke. According to the results, Masari is leading in all the Local Government Areas (LGAs) collated by the State …

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Three kidnapped INEC ad hoc workers released in Katsina

Olaide Oyelude, Katsina Abductors have released the three kidnapped ad hoc workers at the Katsina office of the Independent National Electoral Commission. The spokesman for the Katsina State Police Command, SP Gambo Isah, made the disclosure in a statement on Monday. He said, “On Sunday, March 10, 2019, around 9pm, …

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Katsina Elections: Security Operatives Killed, Ad-hoc Staff Kidnapped

The Katsina State Police Public Relations Officer, SP Gambo Isah, who confirmed the incident in a text chat, said that investigations are ongoing to bring the culprits to book.  According to Isah, the incident happened when patrol team on election duty along Gobirawa Falale – Maidabino Feeder road, Danmusa Local …

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Gunmen kill cop, NSCDC operative in Katsina

The Katsina State Police Command has confirmed the killing of a policeman and the abduction of three Independent National Electoral Commission ad hoc workers during the governorship and state House of Assembly elections in the state. The police also announced the killing of an operative of the Nigeria Security and …

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Ex House Of Reps Speaker Aminu Masari Re-Elected Katsina State Governor

Aminu Bello Masari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been declared winner of the governorship election in Katsina State. Masari polled 1,178,864 votes, while Garba Yakubu Lado of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) came second with 488,621 votes. Sixteen of 18 political parties signed the final result sheet, while …

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