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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Katsina State government has so far spent about N800 million on the electrification of rural communities in the state this year.
Sen. Mustafa Bukar (APC-Katsina North) has commenced the distribution of 120 water pumping machines across his constituency to promote irrigation farming.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The federal government has awarded Julius Berger Construction Company a N206 billion contract for the main work on the 2nd Niger Bridge.
Rob Shuter, the chief executive officer at MTN Group, says the group will acquire an independent banking licence in Nigeria by 2019.
Court has revoked the bail granted ex-Abia State Governor, Orji Uzor Kalu, for failure to appear, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.
The Peoples Democratic Party in Anambra has resolved to work for the victory of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and Chief Peter Obi, the party’s presidential and vice presidential candidates respectively in the 2019 elections.
A mild drama ensued on Tuesday in a Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan, when a house wife and mother of two, Mrs Beauty Odinye, prayed the court to disregard her prayer for divorce and also a testimony in which she alleged that her husband, Nathaniel was impotent.
Stan Lee, who dreamed up Spider-Man, Iron Man, the Hulk and other Marvel Comics superheroes has died at the age of 95.
Femi Adesina, spokesman to President Muhammadu Buhari, says his principal didn’t endorse any figure as the new minimum wage.