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Breaking: PDP rejects election result in Katsina

By Bashir Bello KATSINA – The leading opposition, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the governorship and state assembly elections in Katsina state has rejected the outcome of the Saturday’s polls in the state. A woman wearing a veil votes in the presidential and parliamentary elections, on February 23, 2019, at …

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Nigeria: 13 Die in Suspected Meningitis Outbreak in Katsina Community

By Andy Asemota Katsina — No fewer than 13 people lost their lives in an outbreak of communicable disease suspected to be meningitis at Karfi Village in Malumfashi local government area of Katsina State. It was gathered that 12 of the victims died at their home while one out of …

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Gunmen kill policeman, NSCDC officer, abduct three INEC staff in Katsina

Katsina State Police Command has confirmed the killing of a policeman and abduction of three INEC adhoc staff during the governorship and state assembly election in the state. The police also announced the killing of a civil defence officer in separate attack while on election duty. The Command’s Public Relations …

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Katsina: Masari in early lead, wins three LGs

John Ameh and Olaide Oyelude, Katsina Katsina State Governor, Mr Aminu Masari, has won in all three local government election results announced so far by the Independent National Electoral Commission. The governor, who is seeking re-election for another term of four years, is the candidate of the All Progressives Congress. …

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Presidential polls: Katsina PDP reject results over alleged irregularities

By Bashir Bello The Katsina State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, says it is rejecting in totality the results of the last Saturday’s presidential election in the state. PDP and its colour flags The party’s agent for the State Collation of the presidential election, Alhaji Salisu Majigiri stated …

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Buhari arrives Katsina ahead of presidential election

– Presidential Buhari and his wife, Aisha, and some of his aides land at Umar Musa Yar’Adua International Airport, Katsina at about 3.25pm – The president was received at the airport by Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina state, the minister of state for Aviation, Hadi Sirika and members of the …

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18 jostle for Katsina gov seat, 268 for C’River assembly

Olaide Oyelude and Ada Wodu The Independent National Electoral Commission on Wednesday commenced the distribution of sensitive materials to be used for Saturday’s governorship and the House of Assembly elections in Katsina State. The commission said 18 candidates, including the state governor, Aminu Masari, would be contesting the governorship election …

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Governorship/assembly elections: Buhari, wife cast their votes in Daura

President Muhammadu Buhari and his wife, Aisha, on Saturday, March 9, joined hundreds of other electorate to exercise their franchise at the polling unit 003 Kofar Baru III, Gidan Niyam, Daura, Katsina state. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the president, accompanied by his wife, arrived the polling …

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BREAKING: Gov Masari’s mother-in-law, Hauwa kidnapped

Hajiya Hauwa Yusuf, a mother-in-law to Katsina state governor, Aminu Masari, has been reportedly kidnapped at her residence located at Dandume crescent in Katsina layout of the metropolis. Aged 80 years, Hauwa is the mother to Binta Masari, one of the three wives of the governor. Information which is still …

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