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Katsina governor gives bandits 48 hours ultimatum to surrender

Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State has given unrepentant bandits terrorizing the state 48 hours ultimatum to surrender, lay down their arms as well as free kidnapped victims in their custody unconditionally or face the consequences.

Two die as police, kidnappers clash in Kastina

The Police Command in Katsina State said it killed two notorious kidnappers in Danmusa Local Government Area of the state.

Katsina government to immunise seven million residents against yellow fever

Katsina State Government says it is targeting seven million people in the ongoing vaccination against Yellow Fever holding across the state.

Banditry thrives in Katsina despite amnesty – senator

The Senator representing Katsina Central Senatorial District, Kabir Abdullahi, has lamented the rising cases of banditry in the state despite the amnesty recently granted the bandits by the state government.

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.

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.
Former Deputy Senate President, Mamman Abubakar Dan Musa, has called on President Muhammad Buhari to urgently intervene and rescue his home state from the grip of bandits’ attacks and several other criminalities.

Senator Dan Musa sends warning to President Buhari over Kastina’s security situation

Former Deputy Senate President, Mamman Abubakar Dan Musa, has called on President Muhammad Buhari to urgently intervene and rescue his home state from the grip of bandits’ attacks and several other criminalities.

Katsina IDPs rise to 33,130 in three weeks

The Katsina State Government Saturday disclosed that the number of internally displaced persons in the state had increased from 25, 988 to 33,130 under three weeks.
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Governor Masari takes second term oath, prays for victims of Banditry in Katsina

Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State and his deputy Manir Yakubu were on Wednesday in Katsina about 11.15am sworn in for the second and final term in office by the Chief Judge of the State, Justice Musa Danladi Abubakar, at the newly constructed ‘’Peoples Square‘’ in front of the government house Katsina

Police arrest two for allegedly selling petrol to bandits in Katsina forests

The police in Katsina State arrested two persons, Bello Lawal, 30, and Mohammed Bature, 20, for allegedly selling petrol to bandits in Danmusa Local Government Area of the state.
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Governor Masari, 34 Katsina lawmakers-elect receive certificates of return

Governor Aminu Masari and 34 newly elected State House of Assembly members, on Friday, received their Certificates of Return from the Independent National Electoral Commission 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.

Katsina elections: Three abducted INEC ad-hoc staff in regain freedom

The three Independent National Electoral commission’s (INEC) adhoc staffs that were abducted on Saturday have regained their freedom.

Katsina elections: Two security agents killed, three INEC officials abducted

Katsina State Police Command has confirmed the killing of a policeman and abduction of three INEC ad-hoc staff during the governorship and state assembly election in the state.

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.

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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Director of Information, National Assembly Abuja, Rawlings Agada, has said the sum of N37 billion, approved for the renovation of the National assembly complex may not be enough for the work.

National Assembly urged to strengthen oversight on defence sector

Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) has urged the National Assembly to strengthen its legislative oversight on defence in order to restore integrity, reduce leakages and promote accountability in the defence and security sector.

NOC to inaugurate commissions in Lagos on Wednesday

In a landmark event in the annals of the Olympic Movement history in Nigeria, the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) has concluded plans to formally inaugurate it’s various Commissions on Wednesday in Lagos.

Ivorian legend Didier Drogba to play in Australian bushfire charity game

Chelsea legend Didier Drogba will team up with the likes of former Manchester United duo Dwight Yorke and Ji-sung Park in a charity match in Australia to raise money following the fires which have left more than 30 dead and thousands of homes destroyed since September.
Alexis Sanchez believes his failure to shine in a dismal 18 months at Manchester United prior to joining Inter Milan on loan was due to a lack of opportunities.

Manchester United rule out Alexis Sanchez permanent move to Inter Milan

Manchester United are reportedly ready to bring Alexis Sanchez back to the club for next season once his loan at Inter Milan ends, ruling out any hope of a permanent deal.

Governor Bello takes oath of office for second term

Yahaya Bello of Kogi State was on Monday inaugurated for a second term in office with a pledge to develop the state into Nigeria’s foremost and most secure emerging commercial hub.