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Nigerian government establishes joint patrol to check smuggling, human trafficking

The Federal Government has instituted a Joint Security Patrol in Katsina state along Nigeria’s border with Niger Republic to check smuggling and influx of illegal immigrants.

Federal government, donor agencies, others to distribute $18 million mosquito nets in Katsina

Two donor agencies, the Society for Family Health (SFH) and Catholic Relief Services, have budgeted $18 million for the procurement and distribution of 4.7 million Long Lasting Insecticidal Nets (LLINs) across the 34 local government areas of Katsina State.

Hajj: Saudi Arabia refunds N18 million to Katsina pilgrims

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has refunded the sum of N18 million to over 500 Muslim pilgrims in Katsina State who performed last year’s Hajj, following the intervention of the state government.

APC Congress: No imposition of candidates in Katsina – Tanko Zakari

Chairman, Ward Congress Committee in Katsina State and the Deputy National Treasurer of the All Progressive Congress, APC, Barrister Mohammed Tanko Zakari, has assured that no imposition of candidates in the ward congress in the state.

Armed Forces Day: Katsina govt hails military on security

The Katsina State Government has commended the ‘tireless efforts’ of the military at checking the menace of armed banditry and cattle rustling in the area.

Ex-Governor Lawal Kaita laid to rest in Katsina

The remains of the former governor of the defunct Kaduna State, Alhaji Lawal Kaita, has been buried in Katsina.

Katsina spends N2 billion to construct standard drainage system

The Katsina State Government has spent over N2 billlion in the last two years for the construction of a standard drainage system in the state capital and its environs.

Katsina govt donates N147.9m to hajj pilgrims

The Katsina State Government has announced donation of N147.9 million equivalent to SRA1.5 million (Saudi Riyals) to its 4,930 pilgrims as ‘Sallah gift’ during the 2017 hajj.

300 Katsina hajj pilgrims reject accommodation in Makkah

About 300 Katsina State pilgrims have rejected the accommodation secured for them by the state Pilgrims Welfare Board in Makka, Saudi Arabia.

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