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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.
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.

Police arrest notorious kidnapper in Katsina

The Katsina State Police Command said it has arrested a notorious member of a kidnap syndicate 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.

Abdullahi Biffo still in kidnappers’ den as Katsina United open season

The Coach of Katsina United Football club, Abdullahi Usman Biffo, is still in captivity 16 days after he was abducted, just as his club is billed to play their first league game of the season at home this afternoon against Wikki Tourists of Bauchi.

Justice Mamman Nasir escapes kidnappers, orderly abducted

Suspected gunmen on Monday failed in their attempt to abduct the District Head of Malumfashi and Galadiman Katsina, Justice Mamman Nasir.

House of Reps accuse ministry, agencies of paying lip service to education

The House of Representatives Committee on Tertiary Education, on Monday, chided the Federal Ministry of Education and agencies under it for paying lips service to issues bothering the sector.

Katsina government grants groups, individuals over N2 billion SME loans

The Katsina State Economic Empowerment Directorate (KASEED) has so far disbursed over N2.1 billion to groups and individuals to expand their Small and Medium Enterprises (SMES) businesses across the state.
EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / Members of Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) wave flags and chant slogans as they take part in a demonstration to protest against the imprisonnement of a Shiite, in Abuja, on October 29, 2018. - The army and police confronted members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), the group's spokesman Ibrahim Musa told AFP, amid reports of casualties. Rights groups have accused Nigeria's military of killing more than 300 IMN supporters and burying them in mass graves during the 2015 confrontation, a charge the military strongly denies. (Photo by Sodiq ADELAKUN / AFP)

Shiites release 34 names of protesters allegedly killed by Nigerian soldiers

The Islamic Movement of Nigeria has released names of 34 bodies so far identified amongst the over 40 Shiite protesters allegedly killed by Nigerian soldiers within four days.

Floods: NEMA restrategizes for effective disaster management

Following the recent flooding in parts of Katsina State, during which more than 50 people lost their lives and several communities washed away, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) for the North-West says it has taken steps to restrategise for better management of disasters.

Governor Masari appoints new SEMA boss

Gov. Aminu Masari of Katsina State has approved the appointment of Alhaji Haruna Musa as the new Executive Secretary of the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA).

Katsina government drills 1,000 boreholes, repairs 700

The Katsina State Government says it has drilled over 1,000 boreholes across the state to enhance access to potable water and prevent spread of water borne diseases in rural areas of the state.

Four teenagers killed as boat capsizes in Katsina

No fewer than four teenage girls have been reportedly killed when a boat capsized in Malumfashi Local Government Area of Katsina State on Sunday.

Governor Aminu Masari loses cousin

Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State has lost his cousin, Isyaku Sulaiman. He was aged 84.

RIFAN: 17,400 rice farmers to benefit from N4bn central bank loan for dry season...

Alhaji Shaibu Wakili, Chairman, Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria in Katsina State, has said that 17,400 rice farmers had been registered to benefit from the N4 billion loan package for dry season farming.

Nigerian Army inaugurates 17 Brigade in Katsina

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Thursday operationalised the newly established 17 Brigade, Nigerian Army, located in Katsina State, to address security challenges in the state and the North-West Zone.

Katsina govt approves N15.6 billion for roads construction

Katsina State Government has approved road contracts worth N15.6 billion to transform socio-economic activities across the state.

Katsina govt spends N2 billion on drainage constructions

The Katsina State Government says it has spent N2 billion on the construction standard drainage systems in 10 towns across the state in 2017.

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