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Banditry: Security in my local council in Katsina deteriorating – chairman

The Transition Committee Chairman of Batsari Local Government Area of Katsina State, Alhaji Mannir Muazu, has decried deteriorating security situation in the area, saying inhabitants were unsafe.
Gunmen have attacked Wagini village in Batsari Local Government Area of Katsina State.

Gunmen invade Katsina village, raze houses

Gunmen have attacked Wagini village in Batsari Local Government Area of Katsina State.
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Police arrest 40 kidnap suspects, rescue kidnap victims in Katsina

The newly launched “operation puff adder,” by the Inspector general of Police, Mohammed Adamu, to rid the North Western states of kidnapping and banditry activities appeared to be yielding quick results as the Katsina State Command Wednesday evening paraded about 40 criminals arrested for various offences ranging from kidnapping, banditry, armed robbery, rituals and supplying of logistics to perpetrate criminality in the 8 frontline local government areas of the State

Bandits kill 23 in fresh attack on Katsina communities

No fewer than 23 people have been killed, while many shops, houses and vehicles were set ablaze as bandits, again, attacked Sabuwa Local Government and Garin-Magaji village in Batsari Local Government of Katsina State.

Police arrest four for allegedly selling petrol to bandits

Four suspected suppliers of Petroleum Motor Spirit (PMS) to bandits and kidnappers have been arrested by police in Katsina.
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Elections: APC, PDP, seven other parties to constitute 9th House of Reps

Going by the official list of members-elect for the 9th House of Representatives assembly, a total of nine political parties will have representatives in the chamber.
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Katsina elections: Governor Masari leads in all local government

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Governorship candidate in Katsina State, Gov. Aminu Masari, is leading in the results so far collated by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Katsina elections: Governor Masari leads PDP’s Senator Lado

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Governorship candidate in Katsina State, Gov. Aminu Masari, is leading in the results so far collated by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Katsina elections: Bandits abduct 10 INEC staff, kill NSCDC, police officers

No fewer than 10 ad hoc staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) have been kidnapped in Danmusa Local Government Area of Katsina State during the Saturday’s governorship and state Assembly elections.
President Buhari visits the Train the Trainer Course organised by the Election Planning and Monitoring directorate of the APC Presidential Campaign Council in Abuja on 28th Jan 2019-6

Election: President Buhari flogs Atiku Abubakar with 1.2 million Katsina votes

The All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate in last weekend’s presidential election, President Muhammadu Buhari, has defeated his main rival, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Katsina State.

Bandits attack more Katsina communities, displace 2,685 residents

Bandits have attacked two more communities in Batsari council area of Katsina state in the wee hours of yesterday morning, bringing the total number of communities attacked to 18 in the last one week.

Security beef up as bandits sustain attacks on Katsina communities

Ahead of the rescheduled presidential and National Assembly elections, armed bandits have continued to terrorise a number of communities in Batsari Local Government Area of Katsina State.

Bandits kill 11 villagers, army captain in Katsina, Niger

Armed bandits killed 11 villagers and an Army Captain in a series of attacks across communities in Katsina and Niger State in the past few days, according to a report.
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Governor Masari condoles community over killings by bandits

Gov. Aminu Masari of Katsina State, on Monday paid a condolence visit to Kasai village, in Batsari Local Government Area of the state, over killings by bandits in the area.
Thousands of APC supporters have taken over Katsina, the Katsina State capital, awaiting the arrival of President Muhammadu Buhari for his campaign rally in the state.

Thousands troop out for President Buhari’s campaign in Katsina

Thousands of APC supporters have taken over Katsina, the Katsina State capital, awaiting the arrival of President Muhammadu Buhari for his campaign rally in the state.

Police apprehend notorious kidnapper in Katsina

The Katsina State Police Command says it has apprehended a suspected kidnapper, Ibrahim Muwange, allegedly terrorising communities in four local government areas of the state.

Governor Masari: Katsina ready to use available means to wipe out insecurity

The Katsina State Government says it will use all means at its disposal to deal with the security challenges bedeviling the state.

Governor Masari: Katsina under siege of bandits

Kastina State Governor, Aminu Bello Masari, has declared the State unsafe, arguing that criminal activities of bandits and kidnapers have tended to make everyone vulnerable to attack, irrespective of their positions in society.

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