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Tribunal affirms Katsina governor’s election

The Katsina State governorship election petition tribunal sitting in Abuja, has dismissed the petition brought by senator Yakubu Lado, challenging the election of governor Aminu Masari, on the ground that the petition lacks merit.
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Katsina guber: Tribunal affirms Governor Masari’s election, dismisses Senator Lado’s petition

The Katsina State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal on Saturday affirmed the election of Aminu Bello Masari as the validly elected governor of Katsina State.
Kayode Fayemi

Bailout deductions: Governors demand for audit

Nigeria governors have demanded an audit of money owed to states by the Federal Government as a condition for repayment of the N614 bailout fund.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

Insecurity: Katsina election tribunal relocates to Abuja

The Governorship, National Assembly and House of Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal in Katsina State has shifted its sitting venue to Abuja.

Bandits release another nine teenage girls, one boy in Katsina

Nine additional teenage girls and one boy were on Monday released by repentant bandits in Katsina State, as the dialogue and peace initiative of the state government continue to record success.
Femi Gbajabiamila

Katsina IDPs: Government won’t abandon you – Speaker Gbajabiamila

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, has assured the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Katsina State that the Federal Government would not abandon them.

30 kidnap victims including 12 children freed in Katsina

Thirty kidnap victims including 12 children and 18 women have been freed from their captivity by armed bandits in Katsina State.
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Bandits release 30 victims in Kastina

Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State on Saturday received another batch of 30 persons, who were released by suspected bandits.

Katsina governor dissolves Muslims pilgrims welfare board

Governor Aminu Masari has dissolved the state’s Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board with immediate effect.

Bandits release nursing mother, nine others own Katsina

A nursing mother and her three-month-old baby were among ten (10) women released from captivity on Tuesday night by bandits in Katsina State.

Katsina government releases six bandits in exchange for 20 kidnap victims

Six bandits detained by security agencies have been released by the Katsina State Government as part of a peace deal with bandits terrorising eight local government areas in the state.
Aminu Masari

Katsina releases six bandits from custody

Katsina State Governor, Aminu Masari, on Tuesday, announced the release of six bandits who were in the government’s custody.

Bandits free three women, others in Katsina

Not fewer than five kidnap victims including three women have been set free by armed bandits terrorizing Katsina State as part of the dialogue initiative between the state government and the bandits in the state.

Katsina, Sokoto, Zamfara sign MoU with Niger Republic

The governors of Katsina, Sokoto and Zamfara States have jointly signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Governor of Maradi region in Niger Republic on best approaches to addressing the security challenges in their states.

Katsina governor takes anti-banditry campaign to Niger Republic

Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State, on Saturday, travelled to the Niger Republic as part of his ongoing dialogue campaign with bandits and kidnappers, operating in the State.

Katsina governor threatens to sanction traditional rulers fuelling banditry

Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State has warned that he would not hesitate to sanction any traditional ruler or transition committee chairman found fuelling banditry, kidnappings and other nefarious activities in the state.

Katsina gives condition for take over of public institutions

Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State has emphasised that any federal institution wishing to take over state institution must be ready to fully compensate the state government.

Nigerians have accepted insecurity as part of life

It has become obvious to most Nigerians that criminals have overwhelmed the Nigerian security architecture. A number of things happened last week to make this message stronger. Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State met with representatives of the bandits in his state.

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