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A-Z: Katsina Police Command narrates what actually happened along Kankara-Sheme Road

Katsina police command has debunk publication by a National Daily newspaper which reported that some unknown gunmen attacked a grain market along Kankara-Sheme road recently. The police command through the state police public relations officer stated that there was distortion of facts as the publication did not carry the true story of what has happened during […]

Katsina: Concerned Elders Consultative Forum ‘begs’ Atiku to return to PDP

Posters of former Vice-President and chieftain of All Progressives Congress, Abubakar Atiku, on Monday, flooded the Katsina State secretariat of the Peoples Democratic Party, even as the PDP chieftains called for Atiku’s return into their fold. Punch, reports. Atiku’s posters carrying various messages such as ‘Wazirin, we earnestly want you back in PDP:’ ‘Atiku, political […]

Father in prison for allegedly ‘killing’ his 15-year-old son in Kafur

A 40-year-old native doctor and snake charmer, Isah Saidu, has been remanded in Katsina Prison, for allegedly causing the death of his 15-year-old son, Kamala Isah, through snakebite. Punch Newspaper reports. The incident reportedly occurred on November 5, 2017 at Kuringata Village, Kafur Local Government Area of Katsina State. Saidu was said to have allowed […]

Many feared killed as armed robbers blocked Kankara-Sheme road

Many people are feared killed as suspected armed robbers at the weekend blocked the busy Kankara-Sheme road and shoot at motorists before robbing the Sheme grains market. Daily Trust, reports. Witnesses said two women and a child were among the victims of the gunshots that also left several others injured on the road which serves […]

Suspected ‘Igbo’ car theft specialist arrested in Katsina

A 25-year-old man, Wisdom Azubuike, of Obokwu Obidi, Oguta LGA in  Imo State has been arrested in Katsina for allegedly specialising in using master keys to steal cars and items kept in them. Parading the suspect, the state Commissioner of Police, Besen Gwana,  said the command on November 3 arrested Azubuike who allegedly belonged to […]

Katsina: Commissioner of Education advise gov’t to conduct ‘competency test’ to teachers 

Katsina State Commissioner for Education, Prof. Halimatu Sadiya, said she believed that competence test should be conducted for teachers in the state just as Kaduna had done. Sadiya said that her experience as an education commissioner and interactions with teachers in the state, especially those in local government areas, had made her to realise that […]

Real reason why Katsina gov’t distributed goats to secondary school girls revealed

The Katsina State Commissioner of Education, Professor Halimatu Idris stated that the aim of the State Government by distributing goats to secondary school students is to empower them to be self-reliant as well as well as to learn and excel in Animal Husbandry. The Katsina State government has launched goat empowerment programme for secondary school students […]

Police training: Katsina indigene emerges overall ‘Best Cadet Inspector’

News reaching us at katsinapost.com has it that two new cadet inspectors from Katsina has performed wonderfully – and even deserved award –  in the current police training going on in the Police College, Ikeja, Lagos State. This was disclosed by Magaji Sarki, a Director in the State Directorate of Employment in one of his […]

Mustapha Inuwa heads 10-man c’ttee on Katsina Local Governments election

Katsina state government has inaugurated a 10-man committee members to work on dates to conduct Local government election in the state. It would be recalled that the last local government elections held in the state was in 2014 but were dissolved owing to alleged misappropriation of funds and the dissolved chairmen took the matter to […]

Again! Katsina gov’t charges 2 ex-officials under Shema’s admin with N600m Sure-P fraud to court

A former Director of Finance in the Katsina State abolished Subsidy Reinvestment Programme SURE-P, Abdullahi Shinkafi, was arraigned last Tuesday for an alleged fraud to the tune of N600m. Abdullahi Shinkafi was arraigned together with one-time Chief Store Officer in the office of Katsina State Head of Service, Bello Bindawa. According to our sources, the […]