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Association commends federal government on transportation university

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: I have no regret siting the transport university in Daura

The Minister for Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, said on Monday he had no regrets siting the Transportation University in Daura, Katsina.
The Katsina State House of Assembly on Wednesday cleared 17 Commissioner Nominees including President Muhammad Buhari’s Sister Hajia Rabi Atu Mohammed from Daura, submitted to it by Governor Aminu Bello Masari, for appointment as Commissioners.

Katsina proposes N249 billion budget for 2020

Christened “The Budget of Reflection and Progress” is made up of a total recurrent expenditure of N75,579,865,990.00 which is equivalent to 30.30% of the total budget.

Mysterious epidemic hits Katsina local council

The Katsina State Government Saturday debunked news report by some media houses that 115 people died in a mysterious disease outbreak which hit Matazu Local Government Area during the week insisting that the casualty figures being quoted on the outbreak in that local government should stand at 45 reported cases with 18 deaths recorded
The Secretary to Katsina State Government, Dr Mustapha Mohammed Inuwa, on Saturday denied the existence of any rift in the ruling All Progressive Congress, APC, in the state, insisting that those insinuating otherwise are sponsored to do so.

No rift in Katsina APC – SSG

The Secretary to Katsina State Government, Dr Mustapha Mohammed Inuwa, on Saturday denied the existence of any rift in the ruling All Progressive Congress, APC, in the state, insisting that those insinuating otherwise are sponsored to do so.
Aminu Masari

Katsina pays N400 million NECO fee for students

The Katsina state Government on Sunday announced the payment of about N400m for students of the state origin preparing to write next year’s May-June school certificate examination to be conducted by the national examination council, NECO.
The African Development Bank, AfDB, says it has approved a 70 million dollar loan for a road project in Ebonyi. The bank said on its website on Friday that it would provide $40 million, while its co-financier, the Africa Growing Together Fund (AGTF), would contribute $30 million for the project.

AfDB, others partner Katsina on rural development

The African Development Bank (AfDB), the Agence Francaise De Development (AFD) and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) have concluded arrangement to partner with the Katsina State government on the provision of infrastructure, particularly in the rural areas in the state.

NULGE commends Katsina government on regular promotion of members

The Daura local government chapter of the National Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) has commended Katsina State government for regular promotion of local government staff.

Katsina to train 32,000 teachers for N150 million

Katsina State government is to spend N150m for the training of 32,000 teachers of both primary and secondary schools in this academic session, the Permanent secretary in the Ministry of Education, Halima Othman, has said.
Aminu Masari

Katsina government rescues 23 victims from slave camp in Burkina Faso

The Katsina State Government has rescued 23 victims of human trafficking, who were forced into slavery in Burkina Faso.
The State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) in Gombe state says it plans to reduce the number of out-of-school children in the state in 2018-2019 academic session by 50 per cent.

Katsina council agency to get 9,000 children into primary school

The Maiadu’a Local Education Authority (LEA) in Katsina State, says it is targeting to enrol up to 9,000 children into primary school for the 2019/2020 academic session.

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.

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.
Abdulmumini Kabir Usman

Banditry: Katsina emir go spiritual

As more communities in Katsina State come under attack by bandits, the Emir of Katsina, Alhaji Abdulmumin Kabir, has directed his subjects to embark on special prayers for God’s intervention.

Katsina government issues stern warning to herdsmen

Katsina State government has warned herdsmen and residents against joining bandits and other criminals.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

President Buhari commissions N3.3 billion 32km roads in Katsina

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, commissioned a 32-kilometer road constructed by the Katsina State Government for easy evacuation of farm produce in the state.
Aminu Masari

Katsina government employ 52 nurses, midwives

The Katsina State government have employed not fewer than 52 nurses and midwives and graduates of the Foundation Year Programme, FYP under Women for Health, W4H project to address shortage of female health workers in health facilities as well as address infant and maternal mortality in the state particularly in the rural communities.

Katsina issues deadline to ban unregistered tricycles, motorcycles

The Katsina State Government, yesterday, issued an August 30, 2019 deadline to effect ban on unregistered tricycles and commercial motorcycles, popularly known as Okada, in the state.

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