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Ex-CJ replaces late Justice Mamman Nasir as new Galadiman Katsina

<!– Saddik Mahuta. –> Justice Saddik Mahuta. The Emir of Katsina, Alhaji Abdulmumini Kabir, has approved the appointment of the former Chief Judge of Katsina State, Justice Saddik Mahuta, as the new Galadiman Katsina and District Head of Malumfashi. The appointment is contained in a letter signed by the Emir, …

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Buhari Orders Security Chiefs to End Kidnapping, Banditry in Katsina, Kaduna, Zamfara

Muhammadu Buhari By Francis Sardauna in Katsina Worried by the insecurity in his home state, President Muhammadu Buhari has directed security chiefs to put an end to kidnapping, banditry and other criminal acts bedevilling some parts of Katsina State. The president particularly mandated the police, military and other security agencies …

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IGP reportedly orders transfer of over 6,000 policemen out of Lagos to Zamfara, other states

– Not less than 6,000 policemen are reportedly scheduled to be transferred from Lagos – The police IG, Adamu, allegedly ordered the transfer as parts of his move to reinvigorate the Force in Lagos state – About 1,001 officers have already been redeployed in the first phase of the transfer …

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Katsina emir to minister: Tell president we need security

Gunmen kill 30 in Zamfara communities The Emir of Katsina Abdulmumini Kabir Usman yesterday told the Minister of Agriculture Audu Ogbe to inform President Muhammadu Buhari that Katsina farmers and herders have abandoned their farms and herds for fear of kidnapping and killings. The minister and the Central Bank of …

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2017/2018 Cerebrospinal Meningitis Outbreak in Nigeria Situation Report (as at December 18, 2018) – Nigeria

HIGHLIGHTS As the dry season begins, we expect an increase in the number of cerebrospinal meningitis (CSM) cases in Nigeria. This is the first SitRep for the 2018/2019 season. The National Technical Working Group for Cerebrospinal Meningitis has been improving level of preparedness ahead of the 2018/2019 meningitis season. States …

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Katsina NIS arrests three human traffickers, rescues five victims

The Katsina State Command of the Nigerian Immigration Service, NIS, Tuesday arrested three Libyan bound human traffickers, at Kongolan and Farin Gida patrol base, all along Daura road in Katsina state The Controller, Katsina state Command, Mr Ajisafe Joshua Olusola, while briefing newsmen on the arrest which he said is …

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Gov. Masari says Katsina ready to partner indigenous investors

Masari made this known on Tuesday in Katsina during the official opening ceremony of a modern zoo and park established by a business mogul, Alhaji Mohammed Sarki. The governor advised well-to-do youths to make huge investment in the state. “The Katsina State Government is also ready to provide certain incentives …

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This Nigerian Conflict Is Proving Deadlier Than Boko Haram

Haruna Usman’s biggest worry for many years was the pests that feasted on his harvest of millet, corn and groundnut in the small farming village of Maha-awo in Nigeria’s northwest state of Zamfara. Life was peaceful for the 50-year-old with three wives and 25 children. Then, in April, his life …

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Nigeria: Katsina Emir to Minister – Tell President We Need Security

The Emir of Katsina Abdulmumini Kabir Usman yesterday told the Minister of Agriculture Audu Ogbe to inform President Muhammadu Buhari that Katsina farmers and herders have abandoned their farms and herds for fear of kidnapping and killings. The minister and the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor Godwin Emefiele were …

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Immigration service arrests three suspected human traffickers in Katsina

Olaide Oyelude, Katsina The Katsina State Command of the Nigeria Immigration Service on Tuesday, arrested three suspected human traffickers and their five victims. The suspects are Emeka Okaeri, 39; Obumese Obi, 40, both from Imo State and Obinna Emmanuel, 30, an indigene of Abia State. The victims are Emmanuel Justina, …

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