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The Katsina State Police Command on Tuesday announced the arrest of three alleged kidnappers who had gone to pick the one hundred and fifty thousand naira (N150, 000.00) ransom they demanded from one Shuaibu Bala who they threatened to kidnap or any of his family members if he refused to pay the money
The Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) has established and operationalised Emergency Communication Centres (ECC) across 18 States of the country including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), as a measure towards tackling the emerging security challenges.
The Katsina State Government has spent over N208 million on the payment of WAEC examination fees for 21,589 candidates in 2019.
The Daura Emirate Development Association (DEDA) has described the just concluded groundbreaking ceremony of the University of Transportation Daura in Katsina State as a clear manifestation of Federal government’s commitment toward repositioning the nation’s education sector.
Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonaya Onu, has described the establishment of the University of Transportation in Daura as evidence that Executive Order 5 is functioning.
The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has said 80 out of 524 ongoing road and bridge projects across the nation will be prioritised.
Two months into closure of Nigeria’s land border to curb smuggling activities, especially rice, President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration is betting on same measure to rekindle the agriculture sector.
President Muhammadu Buhari says he has not given any date for the reopening of Nigeria’s land borders.
The Minister for Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, said on Monday he had no regrets siting the Transportation University in Daura, Katsina.
Katsina State Governor Aminu Bello Masari on Sunday visited some of the sites where President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to commission some projects in the area on Monday.
The 2019 Batch C Stream 2 National Youth Service Corps Members deployed to Katsina State have been advised to abstain from drugs, drunkenness and other social ills during the orientation period, as anyone caught would have his or herself to blame.
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has rejected the early Sunday morning declaration of Ibrahim Danjuma, the candidate of the All Progressive Congress, APC, by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, as the winner of the Sabuwa State Constituency Bye-election conducted on Saturday November 30.
Katsina State Governor Aminu Bello Masari and the Army yesterday called on leaders of repentant bandits and their followers to hand over their weapons to the government.
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says no fewer than 946,000 children are out of formal school education system in Katsina State.
Nasiru Salisu Ingawa, former Special Adviser to former Governor Ibrahim Shema of Katsina State on Sure-P, on Tuesday told a Federal High Court during cross-examination at the resumed trial of Shema that he had no proof or evidence that he gave any money from Sure-P to Shema.
The Katsina State police command on Saturday says it has rescued two females abducted in the neighbouring country of Niger Republic.
The Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) says it has arrested a suspected human trafficker with five female victims’ enroute Niger Republic to Europe.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Kwara Command, has arrested a total of 119 drug suspects between July and December.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola cancelled Christmas for his first-team stars, as they were banned from attending the club’s festive party.
The Edo State Government on Friday insisted that no rally or gathering must hold in line with the government ban on all forms of political rallies, demonstrations, and procession in the state.
He said: “I felicitate with you, your friends and well-wishers as you celebrate your birthday. You are a courageous politician who has remained dedicated to service and impactful leadership to the people of Rivers State and Nigeria at large.”
Sen. Eze Ajoku, President, Coalition of Societies for the Rights of Older Persons in Nigeria (COSROPIN) on Friday said that older persons were also being violated and raped and called for urgent action to curb such nefarious acts.
A bill seeking to reduce frequent accidents by petroleum trucks on Nigerian roads on Tuesday scaled through the second reading in the Senate.
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has appealed to youths to stay off crimes, but defend their rights for the development of the nation.
Fatima Abdullahi, the sister of the ex-chairman of the Pension Reform Task Force, Abdulrasheed Maina, told the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday that she was not aware of the companies and bank accounts opened in her name by the defendant.
North Korea on Monday slammed US President Donald Trump for “bluffing” and called him “an old man bereft of patience” as Pyongyang ramps up pressure on Washington over stalled nuclear talks.
Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has congratulated Nigerian-born British boxer, Anthony Joshua, for defeating his opponent, Andy Ruiz Jr, in Saturday’s World Heavyweight Boxing fight in Saudi Arabia, to reclaim his World Heavyweight titles.