Katsina govt. earmarks N2bn for construction of additional classrooms across the state- Official

The Katsina state government has aside over N2 billion for renovation and construction of classrooms across the state. The Chairman State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) made the disclosure at the 2017 merit award presentation of the Local Government Education Authority Batagarawa Local Government. The SUBEB Chairman represented by the secretary Alhaji Isyaku Bello said the state government has awarded N20 million for purchasing chalk and other materials for distribution to primary schools across the state. He urged the retirees to give their best to the development of the education…

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JUST IN: FCE Katsina gets full accreditation of undergraduate courses

The National University Commission (NUC) has approved the full accreditation of Federal College of Education Katsina (FCE) undergraduate courses affiliated to Bayero University Kano (BUK). The leader of the delegation from the university Dr. Salihu Lawal Malumfashi disclose this while presenting the accreditation certificate to the provost of the college at the college’s conference hall in Katsina. Dr. Malumfashi stated that FCE Katsina is the only college among the four colleges affiliated to BUK that successfully pass accreditation stages in all the courses registered. According to him, FCE Katsina scored…

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Katsina Govt. Renames School of Health Kankia, 2 Others

The Katsina state government has approved the remaining of schools and colleges of health and Midwifery in Kankia, Daura and Malumfashi local government area. This was disclose in a letter signed by the schools provost addressing honorable commissioner of health on the development. According to the letter as seen by KATSINA POST, the schools of health technology Kankia and Daura was renamed as Kankiya Iro School of health technology and Sani Zangon Daura school of health technology Daura respectively. While School of Midwifery Malumfashi renamed as Nana Babayo School of…

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‘Katsina APC not divided’- Dikko Radda

former Chief of Staff to the governor of Katsina State, Alhaji Dikko Radda, has dismissed claims in some quarters that the All Progressives Congress, APC, in President Muhammadu Buhari’s state was factionalised, saying  those aggrieved with the affairs of the party in the state should explore internal ways of resolving them. Addressing journalists in Kaduna, Alhaji Radda, who is the Director General of the Small and Medium Enterprise Development Agency, SMEDAN, said any member of the party in the state trying to foment trouble was plotting the destruction of President…

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Biafra: Masari speaks on how to tackle IPOB crisis

Katsina State Governor, Aminu Masari, has called on Nigerians to support the Federal Government’s moves against the Indigenous People of Biafra and other secessionist groups. Masari made this call while speaking with State House correspondents at the Presidential Villa on Friday where he observed the Ju’maat. He urged Nigerians not to repeat the mistake of ignoring the activities of IPOB just as they ignored Boko Haram before the terrorist sect began launching attacks in other parts of the county. The former Speaker of the House of Representatives warned that if…

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Alqalam Imam speaks on IPOB crisis, warn Muslims

The Chief Imam of Alqalam University Katsina, has warned Muslims against engaging in reprisal attacks on non-Muslims. In a Friday sermon delivered at the mosque, the Imam cautioned Muslims against taking the law into their hands. The cleric was apparently referring to rising tension in the South-east where the army is presently conducting a military exercise to curtail the excesses of militant groups especially the Indigenous People Of Biafra, IPOB, who are seeking a separation from the nation. Several people have been confirmed injured from the confrontation between the IPOB…

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Katsina Emir cautions youths against reprisal attack on Igbos

The Emir of Katsina, Dr Abdulmumini Kabir, on Friday cautioned youth against reprisal attacks on Igbos residing in the state. The emir made the appeal shortly after Friday congregational prayers at Katsina Central Mosque. Kabir said the Emirate council was collaborating with security agencies to fish out youth attempting to cause trouble. “Security agents have been directed to deal with any youth or group of youth that attempt to disrupt the peace of the state. “We are warning mischief makers not to join any group planning to cause trouble based…

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Trouble as UMYUK, ASUU pass vote of no confidence on VC

The Umaru Musa Yaradua University, Katsina (UMYU) branch of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has passed a vote of no confidence on the vice chancellor of the university Prof. Idris Isa Funtua over misplacement of financial resources. Daily trust reports According to daily trust, The union’s Secretary Dr. Zayyana Ibrahim in a statement at the end of its congress meeting said the VC’s general poor leadership style was a source of concern. ”The VC is insensitive to plights of staff and poor handling of staff development on issues…

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Appeal court says Katsina gov’t can prosecute Shema

The Appeal Court sitting in Kaduna has disallowed the application filed by former governor of Katsina State, Ibrahim Shehu Shema to stop his ongoing trial by the Katsina State Government on grounds that he was not availed documents pertaining to the petition against him. The court however recognized the right of an accused to be availed documents pertaining to charges standing against them but said Shema’s application could not stand as it was filed prematurely and before a plea was taken. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had arraigned…

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JUST IN: IGP Promotes 25 police officers in Katsina state

The Katsina state police command has announced the promotion of 25 officers to various ranks on the recommendation of Inspector General of Police (IGP) Ibrahim K. Idris. The public relation officer of the command DSP Gambo Isah disclosed this to reporters in Katsina. He said the superintendent police officers promoted to the rank of chief superintendent, deputy superintendents to the rank of superintendents, while 16 inspectors promoted to assistant superintendents respectively. READ MORE: Armed robbers clash with police in Malumfashi Congratulating the newly promoted officers, the state commissioner of police Usman…

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