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A plan to deliver electricity to about 25m Nigerians whose communities are off the grid has commenced in Jigawa State flagged off by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, who restated the determination of the Buhari administration to ensure that millions more will now have access to cheap and environmentally friendly renewable power.
The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has donated N50 million to victims of Katsina Central Market fire incident and called for the reopening of the market to enable traders resume commercial activities.
The newly introduced Hajj Savings Scheme by the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) in collaboration with State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Boards and Jaiz Bank Plc will boost access to finance Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs), the Jigawa State Governor, Muhammad Abubakar, has said.
The Katsina State Government has commenced a census of victims and orphans of banditry attacks in the 8 Frontline local government areas of the state, with a 10 man executive committee.
Governor Aminu Masari has ordered all boarding schools shut in Katsina a day after bandits abducted some students of Kankara Government Science Secondary School, 97 Kms from the capital..
A statement by presidential spokesman, Malam Garba Shehu, said the aircraft conveying the president from Abuja landed at the Umaru Musa Yar’Adua International Airport, Katsina at 4:45pm where he was received by Governor Aminu Bello Masari, his deputy, Mannir Yakubu, senior government officials and heads of security agencies in the state.
Governor Bello Masari of katsina State has approved automatic employment of first class graduates of the state University: Umaru Musa Yar’Adua University, UMYU, into the civil service of the state.
The Katsina State Government says it spent over N1 billion on the management of the coronavirus pandemic in the state.
The Coalition Against COVID-19 (CACOVID) has donated assorted food items to 67,106 vulnerable households in Katsina State.
Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State, yesterday said the dreaded corona virus, COVID-19 pandemic had claimed its first victim in the state. The victim was private medical practitioner.
Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina state has announced plans by his government to create new Ministries and restructure others to fast track his policies and programs in the remaining four years of his administration
Katsina State Government says it is targeting seven million people in the ongoing vaccination against Yellow Fever holding across the state.
Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State has directed the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Mustapha Inuwa, to arrange a meeting for him and security chiefs with suspected bandits at their hideouts for dialogue, to ensure peace returned in the state.
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.
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.
Chairman of Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State has said state executives will make their stand on state police known soon.
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.
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 Mrs Aisha Muhammadu Buhari, has advised the ruling party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) to consider only card-carrying members for political appointments.
The Zobe Regional Water Supply Scheme in Katsina abandoned for 27 years has been revived, completed and delivered by President Muhammadu Buhari.
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Police in Ivory Coast have rescued 68 children working on cocoa farms, most of whom were trafficked from neighbouring Burkina Faso, authorities said.
Former Head of State, Retired Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar, on Monday in Minna denied having any link with bandits or terrorist groups in Niger State.
The Police Command in Niger has assured the residents of the state that the police will provide adequate security before, during and after the Eid el-Fitr in the state.
The Red Crescent organisation on Monday reported that 215 people were injured, four of them serious, with over 150 sent to hospital after the fight at al-Aqsa Mosque.
The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru, has stated that for the military to defeat the current and emerging threats, they need to have change of attitude.
The House of Representatives has approved a bill seeking to make each division of the Court of Appeal have a minimum of six justices per time, for effective justice delivery.
Dr Ahmed Audi, Commandant General, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has encouraged personnel to get the COVID-19 vaccine as he received the AstraZeneca jab.
SAFA have finally confirmed the Bafana Bafana coach at a press conference held at their headquarters on Wednesday.
Halima Cisse, 25, gave birth on Tuesday to five girls and four boys in a Moroccan hospital where she had been admitted, the Malian Health Minister Fanta Siby said in a statement.
The Ambassador of the Republic of Argentina to Nigeria, His Excellency Alejandro Herrero has advocated the streghtening of footballing ties between Argentina and Nigeria, insisting that there are compelling commonalities between the two countries in the realm of the ‘beautiful game’.