Katsina state government to train 8,000 farmers on tomato modern farming

Katsina state government has concluded plans to train 8,000 farmers across the 34 local government areas of the state on the production of tomatoes. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that training, to be undertaken under the state Himma Project Agricultural Programme is in partnership with a private company called Agro Alala. The chairman of the company, Mr Victor Bazugbe, made the disclosure on Sunday in Daura in an interview with NAN. He said that the 10-year-programme, would involve the establishment of cottage industries in the 34 local government…






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17 Polo Clubs to participates in Katsina tournament

The Katsina Polo Club, says 17 polo clubs are participating in the 2017 polo tournament that commenced on Aug. 19 in Katsina.Alhaji Mohammed Sararin-Kuka, the club’s Public Relations Officer (PRO), told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Katsina on Saturday that 13 clubs had come from outside Katsina State. Sararin-Kuka said that while four clubs are Katsina-based, players had arrived from Kano, Kaduna, Jos, Bauchi, Gombe, Adamawa and Borno states as wells as Abuja. He noted that the clubs from the other states have registered their players for the…






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Masari Congratulates Nigerians over the return of Buhari 

As Nigerians jubiliate over the safe return of President Muhammadu Buhari back to Nigeria after a succesful medical trip to the UK,  Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State has congratulated and commended Nigerians for their steadfastness in prayers and moral support to the President while he was away. Above all, the Governor thanked God for bringing the President back to Nigeria hale and hearty, saying that God has answered the prayers of Nigerians and friends of Nigerians across the globe by healing and returning President Buhari home in better…






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FUDMA introduces 3 additional departments for the benefit of ‘indegines’ (Details)

The management of the Federal University, Dutsin-ma had introduce three additional Departments which to include Arabic, Islamic studies and that of Hausa language for the benefit of Katsina people and that of the neighboring States. This was disclosed to newsmen by the university’s Acting Vice Chancellor Professor Armayau Hamisu Bichi recently. Federal University Dutsin-Ma have concluded arrangement for the commencement of postgraduates programs in September this year. The Acting Vice Chancellor also stated that the University will commence Postgraduate Diploma, Masters degree and Ph.D programs adding all are now set…






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Gunmen Kidnap Businessman’s Daughter In Katsina

Gunmen kidnapped Nana Mansur, 11-yearsaughter of a popular businessman in Malumfashi Local Government Katsina State, Mansur Abubakar, after their failed attempts at getting her father. Sources in the town said that the kidnappers, numbering 20, stormed Abubakar’s house at Malumfashi on Friday night about 12am. Two of the Gunmen were injured, later handed over to the police in Malumfashi by Abubakar’s neighbors. READ ALSO: NGO Offers Free Treatment To 500 Patients In Daura The Katsina State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Gambo Isah, promised to get back to our correspondent on…






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12 Reasons why Masari Deserves Re-election- By Musa Lawal Funtua (Read)

I Musa Lawal called on The good people of Katsina State to re-elect Governor Aminu Bello Masari in the forthcoming general election. Governor Masari has performed creditably well in the period 3yrs since assuming in office which compared to the previous Administration that only unashamedly engages on Looting The state treasury. Governor Masari has been viewed by many as a great transformer, Visionary Leader, Focused, prudent and a man who believes in sincerity and accountability!!!!! If our past leaders were sincere and good Managers of the state funds as well…






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NGO Offers Free Treatment To 500 Patients In Daura

Fatihu foundation, an NGO, on Friday commenced free treatment of 500 patients suffering from ear, nose and throat ailments in Daura Emirate, Katsina State. Pm news reports that, The Director-General of the foundation Alhaji Abba Yahaya-Baure, said this in Daura during the flag of the three-day exercise. He said 100 patients each from Daura, Sandamu, Baure, Zango and Maiadua Local Government Areas were registered for the exercise. He said specialists from the National Eye Centre, had been engaged to carry out the exercise. He said the foundation embarked on the…






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Daura In Massive Jubilation over Buhari’s Return

Residents of Daura in Katsina State, are in an upbeat mood over reports of President Muhammadu Buhari’s return to Nigeria after his medical vacation abroad. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that those interviewed on Saturday expressed gratitude to Allah for the Presidents recovery and return to Nigeria. Alhaji Salisu Haro, a civil servant, said the President’s return represents a ray of hope for the nation and prayed that Nigerians would support him to deliver quality leadership that would take the country to the next level. He commended a…






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FUDMA begins postgraduate programmes

The Federal University Dutsin-ma (FUDMA) has set to commence postgraduate programs in 2017/2018 academic session. The acting vice chancellor of the university professor Armaya’u Hamisu Bichi made the reavelation in an interview with newsmen at the University take-off campus in Dutsin-ma. According to him, the University will commence postgraduate diploma, masters and PhD degrees in September this year adding that all is set for the commencement of the program. Bichi said recently the University had introduced three additional departments which include Arabic, Hausa and Islamic studies for the benefit of…






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JUST IN: Katsina Institute of Technology ranked best in Nigeria

Katsina state institute of technology and management was ranked the best among the 167 innovative enterprises institutions offering national innovative diploma in Nigeria. The chairman National Board of Technical Education (NBTE) Dr. Mas’ud Adamu Kazaure disclosed this at the national round table discussion on innovative enterprises institution held at the institute premises in Katsina. He said “The board have selected one innovative enterprises institute each in the geopolitical zones in the country in which Katsina institute was choose to host the event considering the priority the state government accorded to…






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