Group backs Katsina Emir’s stance on “Igbo Quit Notice”

The Emir of Katsina, Alhaji Abdulmumuni Kabir Usman, has accused politicians and some prominent Nigerians as being behind the current hate speech by various youth groups which are further polarising the country along religious and ethnic divides. Daily trust reports Speaking when he received members of the Awareness for Good Leadership, Peace and Development in his palace yesterday, Usman advised such persons to desist from such acts for the overall well-being of the country. He assured that the emirate would continue to use its influence to protect all citizens of…






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OPINION: To our Govenor, Right Honourable Aminu Bello Masari, on the $110 Million Loan – By Dikko Muhammad 

Your Excellency Sir, it is with profound respect I write to join other concerned people of Katsina State on the title of this piece, the loan debate. I appreciate your decision of calling for Town Hall Meetings to discuss crucial issues that affect the lives of our people. It is a way of carrying people along in a democratic government. I sense the urge by you and your team to develop Katsina State despite the shortfall of the revenue you experience coming to power. However, some of the measures being…






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JUST IN: Osinbajo confirms Dr. Suleiman Bello Mohammed as new Medical Director, FMC Katsina

Reports reaching us at KATSINA POST has it that Acting President of Nigeria Professor Yemi Osinbajo has approved the appointment of Dr. Sulaiman Bello as the substantive Medical Director of the Federal Medical Center, Katsina. Dr. Bello, a consultant Paediatrician and also an indegen of the state is now to manned the affairs of the institution. Before his appointment, Dr Bello served as the Head of Clinical Services of the Centre.  The appointment takes effect from 1st August 2017. Dr. Bello succeeded Dr. Abdulmajid – an indegen of Daura Local government…






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Katsina: Masari to establish 3 FM radio stations

Katsina state government will establish three FM radio stations to boost information dissemination and media coverage of public and private activities, General Manager, Katsina State Radio Services, Alhaji Sani Bala, has said. Bala made the statement on Thursday when he led the management of the station on a condolence visit on the emir of Daura over the death of a senior council member, Alhaji Hamisu Haruna. Bala said that the stations would be sited in Daura, Funtua and Katsina. He said the establishment of the stations would generate additional employment…






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Katsina: Police arrest notorious motorcycle thief, 2 others that buys from him

Katsina State Police command has arrested one Shamsu Sani that lives in Barhim village of Batagarawa, Katsina State earlier this month for allegedly camouflaging in Police uniform and motorcycle theft. This was made known to newsmen in the state by the police command during a press briefing earlier in the week. Bellow is the police press briefing regarding the arrest: “On 02/08/2017 the Command also succeeded in the arrest of one SHAMSU SANI ‘m’ alias “OFFICER” of Barhim village Katsina state, a notorious motorcycle thief who perpetrates his crime by…






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Meet Abdullahi Abdulaziz MASHI – veteran accountant, FG’s newly appointed Perm Sec 

Abdulaziz Mashi Abdullahi is a Katsina state born Accountant and Financial Manager. Over the past three decades, he has worked in a wide variety of professional capacities in both the private and public sectors. He’s currently the Director of Finance and Accounts in Nigeria Security and Defence Corps, Abuja.He’s a recipient of various certificates in management, accounting and computer appreciation courses. Abdullahi was born in Mashi, Mashi LGA of Katsina State on the 12th of August 1961, about a year after Nigeria gained her independence. He attended LEA Mashi Primary…






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Katsina Police command arrest one Abdullahi Ibrahim – notorious armed robber disguising in police uniform to rob

Katsina State Police command has successifully arrest one Abdullahi Ibrahim – notorious armed robber disguising in police uniform to rob in Katsina State. This is made known to newsmen in the state by the Katsina State Police command during a press briefing yesterday Wednesday, 9th August, 2017. During the press briefing, the police commissioner stated that: “As clampdown on all forms of crime and criminality in Katsina state thrives on, criminal hideouts will continue to be raided with a view to liberating the state and keeping the hoodlums at bay.” “On…






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Wife of Governor Masari donates sikcle cell drugs to Daura General Hospital

The wife of Katsina state governor, Hajiya Zakiya Masari, has donated sickle-cells drugs to the Daura general Hospital. Zakiya, who, presented the drugs to the medical director of the hospital, Dr Muhammad Nafiu in Daura on Wednesday, said the drugs were mainly for patients suffering from the skill-cell anemia disease. She said the drugs were 50 catons which comprised of polic acid, paladrin, paracetamol syrup, vitamin c and Ibu profen tablets. He said the decision to donate the drugs was borne out of effort to support skill-cells patients with a…






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Opposition party instigated intending pilgrims to protest against us – Katsina Gov’t

The Executive Secretary of the Katsina State Pilgrims Welfare Board, Muhammad Abu Rimi, has blamed the opposition behind a protest over delay in the 4th flight of intending pilgrims from the state. But the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) distanced itself from the protest, saying that it was a clear sign of failure on the part of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Pilgrims on the 4th flight had alleged going through undue hardship of sleeping on the floor following the delay at the airport. Speaking on the matter, Rimi…






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It is unfortunate that Katsina APC could not handle ‘only’ 4,000 pilgrims successfully – PDP

The PDP chairman in Katsina State Salisu Majigiri said it was regrettable that the APC could not handle only 4,000 pilgrims in the state without showing revealing its incompetence. The chairman of the opposition party in the state was reacting to the Executive Secretary of the Katsina State Pilgrims Welfare Board, Muhammad Abu Rimi, who was reported to have put the blamed on PDP regarding the unfortunate protests by intending pilgrims over delay in the 4th flight of intending pilgrims from the state. Alhaji Salisu Majigiri also added that this…






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