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2019: Youth pledge one million votes for Muhammadu Buhari

No fewer than 35,560 youth under the auspices of Buhari Campaign Organisation in the 12 local government areas in the Katsina North senatorial district converged on Daura to drum up support for the re-election bid of President Muhammadu Buhari.
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

Nine Katsina local councils to benefit from N144 million UNICEF school intervention

About nine local government in Katsina State are to benefit from the N144 million earmarked by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) to revitalise the education standard of the state.

APC wins Katsina North senatorial bye-election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Katsina state has declared Alhaji Ahmed Babba Kaita of the All Progressives Congress (APC), as the winner of the bye election conducted in the Katsina North Senatorial District.

Katsina By-election: Police deploy 4,737 personnel in 12 LGAs

The Katsina police command Saturday said it had deployed 4,737 personnel, including operatives of other sister security agencies, in 12 Local Government Areas to ensure a hitch-free Katsina north senatorial by-election holding saturday.

Katsina North by-election commences peacefully amidst tight security

The Katsina North senatorial by-election began peacefully and smoothly in the 12 affected local government areas of Katsina state on Saturday, amidst tight security.
INEC Election Nigeria

Katsina bye-election: Two brothers lock horns on Saturday

Two brothers, Kabir Babba Kaita of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and his younger brother, Ahmad Babba Kaita of the All Progressives Congress (APC) are the two major contenders among four other candidates from various political parties who will slug it on Saturday during a by-election to fill the vacant seat of the Katsina North senatorial zone at the National Assembly.

APC nominates candidate for Katsina senatorial bye election

The Katsina State chapter of the All Progressive Congress, APC, has declared Alhaji Ahmed Babba-Kaita as the winner of the primary election for the Katsina North Senatorial District bye election.

INEC to recruit 7, 727 ad-hoc staff for Katsina senatorial bye-election

No fewer than 7, 727 ad-hoc staff would be recruited by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conduct bye-election into Katsina North Senatorial District in Katsina State.

Gunmen kill two Katsina university students

Gunmen, in the early hours of Sunday, invaded Bagiwa village in Mani Local Government Area of Katsina State killing two students of Al-Qalam University, Katsina, injuring one and kidnapping another.

Gunmen kill 2 Katsina university students

Gunmen, in the early hours of Sunday, invaded Bagiwa village in Mani Local Government Area of Katsina state killing two students of Al-Qalam University, Katsina, injuring one and kidnapping another.

Katsina government spends over N800 million on rural electrification

The Katsina State government has so far spent about N800 million on the electrification of rural communities in the state this year.

Senator Mustafa Bukar distributes 120 water pumping machines to farmers in Katsina

Sen. Mustafa Bukar (APC-Katsina North) has commenced the distribution of 120 water pumping machines across his constituency to promote irrigation farming.

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.

Senator Bukar begins vocational skills training for 1,000 youths in Katsina state

Senator Mustafah Bukar, APC representing Katsina north, has commenced skills acquisition training for 1,000 unemployed youths drawn from twelve local government areas of his constituency.

Senator Mustafah Bukar secures freedom for 60 prisoners

Sen. Mustafah Bukar (APC), representing Katsina North Senatorial District, said he had so far secured the release of 60 prisoners across the prison cells located in Daura, Mani, Ingawa and Kankiya local government areas.

Senator Mustafa Bukar provides free eye treatment for 15,000 patients

No fewer than 15,000 people in Katsina North Senatorial Zone with various eye defects, are to benefit from free eye treatment, courtesy of Sen. Mustafa Bukar.

Federal govt disburses N5,000 monthly stipends to Katsina poor

The federal government has released about N256 million for disbursement as N5,000 monthly stipends to lift less privileged persons cross abject poverty line in Katsina State, Tukur Shehu Rumah, official of the National Social Safety Nets Programme, has said.

Nigerian Army sergeant kills captain, four others in Borno

There was confusion in Chibok community, Borno State, on Sunday after a staff sergeant in the Nigerian Army, Silas Ninyo, shot dead a captain, four civilians and himself during an altercation.

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EU ‘no-deal’ Brexit plan has bad news for travellers

The EU published contingency plans for a “no-deal” Brexit on Tuesday, outlining a host of travel rights Britons would lose, from recognition of driving licences to loss of pet passports.

INEC: 13,000 PVCs unclaimed in Kuje

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says no fewer than 13,000 registered voters were yet to collect their Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) in Kuje Area Council of the FCT.
Kola Ologbondiyan

Kwara bye-election: PDP warns against use of security to intimidate voters

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has cautioned against “plot’’ to use the police as a tool to intimidate voters and rig the Irepodun/Ekiti/Oke-Ero/Isin Federal Constituency by-election in Kwara scheduled for Saturday.
Second Niger Bridge

Federal government awards N206 billion contract for 2nd Niger Bridge to Julius Berger

The federal government has awarded Julius Berger Construction Company a N206 billion contract for the main work on the 2nd Niger Bridge.

Rob Shuter: MTN to acquire banking licence in Nigeria

Rob Shuter, the chief executive officer at MTN Group, says the group will acquire an independent banking licence in Nigeria by 2019.