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President Buhari, Guinean leader in Katsina for Sallah

President Muhammadu Buhari and visiting Guinean President, Alpha Conde, arrived Katsina Friday evening for the Eid-el-Kabir celebrations expected to hold between August 11 and 12.
President Buhari accompanied by his wife Aisha arrives New York ahead of the 73rd Session of the UN General Assembly on 23rd Sep 2018 3

President Buhari arrives Katsina for Eid-el-Kabir, official visit

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari on Friday arrived Daura, Katsina State, for a nine-day official visit, which includes celebrating the Eid-el-Kabir with family members, and commissioning of developmental projects.

Katsina IDPs rise to 33,130 in three weeks

The Katsina State Government Saturday disclosed that the number of internally displaced persons in the state had increased from 25, 988 to 33,130 under three weeks.
Kayode Fayemi

Governor Fayemi: NGF to make stand on state police known soon

Chairman of Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State has said state executives will make their stand on state police known soon.

Governor Masari unveils eight-point agenda

Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State has unveiled eight-point agenda for security and development of the state.

NDLEA arrest 182 suspects for drug abuse, trafficking in Katsina

The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Command in Katsina state says it arrested no fewer than 182 suspected drug dealers from January 2019 to date.

Bandits kill 23 in fresh attack on Katsina communities

No fewer than 23 people have been killed, while many shops, houses and vehicles were set ablaze as bandits, again, attacked Sabuwa Local Government and Garin-Magaji village in Batsari Local Government of Katsina State.
Wife of the President, Dr. Aisha Buhari, has claimed that two powerful personalities were frustrating President Muhammadu Buhari’s effort.-1

Aisha Buhari urges APC to consider card-carrying members for appointments

Wife of the President, Dr Mrs Aisha Muhammadu Buhari, has advised the ruling party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) to consider only card-carrying members for political appointments.
President Muhammadu Buhari has warned that he would not be cowed to abandon the corruption war as steps have already been taken to insulate already recovered assets from looters-19

President Buhari delivers dam project abandoned for 27 years

The Zobe Regional Water Supply Scheme in Katsina abandoned for 27 years has been revived, completed and delivered by President Muhammadu Buhari.

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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