NGO donates relief materials to 300 orphans in Batagarawa L.G

Katsina Gobarau International Foundation has disbursed commodities worth N591, 000 to 300 orphans in Batagarawa Local government. The board chairman of the foundation Alhaji Salisu Musa Yar’adua urged the beneficiaries to use the commodities judiciously. Earlier, an Islamic Cleric Dr. Abdul-rahman Adoro spoke on the importance of assisting orphans in Islam. In a vote of thanks, the district head of Batagarawa represented by Alhaji Musa Dalhatu thanks the foundation for the gesture. He called on other wealthy individuals in the society to be assisting the vulnerable. READ ALSO: Katsina gov’t Spends…






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Masari set to reshuffle states-owned Tertiary Institutions

Katsina State Governor, Aminu Bello Masari, has expressed anger at some policies of tertiary institutions in the state, stating that political considerations rather than desire for excellence are responsible for some of the policies in many instances. The governor said this in Katsina, the Katsina State capital, on Thursday evening while receiving the report of the Justice Saddiq Abdullahi Mahuta-led committee on the performance of heads of tertiary institutions owned by the state. Masari, however, said his government did not have time to waste on political considerations in matters affecting…






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Hameed Ali reacts to killings of two customs officers in Dutsi L.G area

The Comptroller-General of Customs (CGC), retired Col. Hameed Ali, on Thursday vowed to bring killers of two officers of the service to justice. In a statement by the Service Public Relations Officer, Mr Joseph Attah in Abuja, Ali said the killing of Chief Superintendent Maidama Yabo and Assistant Superintendent Babandi Shaba was uncalled for. Yabo and Shaba were killed by gunmen at Dogon Hawa in Katsina State. The gunmen, suspected to be robbers, took away the service AK47 riffle, helmet, bullet proof vest and service shoes. The CGC said the…






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Lawmaker to establish Vocational Training College at Majigiri Town in Mashi L.G Area

In an effort to promote vocational training in Katsina state, a vocational training college is to be established at Majigiri town in Mashi local government area. The initiator of the college who is also a member at the house of the representatives representing Mashi/Dutsi constituency Honorable Mansur Ali Mashi said the college will be affiliated to Hassan Usman Katsina Polytechnic. According to the Lawmaker, the decision to establish the college at Majigiri was to give opportunity for the youths in Mashi, Dutsi, Daura, Kaita, Jibia, Mani and other local government…






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Katsina: Commissioner of women affairs donates over N6m to women, children needing financial aid in hospitals

Women affairs commissioner donates over N6m to women, children in need of financial support in hospitals The Katsina state commissioner of Women Affairs Dr. Badiyya Hassan Mashi has disbursed over N6mn to over 50 women and children in need of financial aid in the hospitals. According to Dr. Badiyya, the distribution was made to the patients on behalf of Katsina state governor Aminu Bello Masari. She reiterates governor Masari’s effort toward assisting the needy and less privileged in the state. “The current administration is ever ready to assist less privilege…






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Katsina to revive Danja Sugar Factory, 7 Others

Katsina state government is to revive all the dilapidated industries in the state to boost revenue and provide employment opportunities to its teeming youths, Governor Masari has said. the governor listed the industries to include; the Kankara Kaolin Factory, Daura Leather works, Mani Flour mills, Funtua Burnt Bricks, Danja Sugar factory and other various fertiliser-blending plants. Speaking at the commissioning of PVC pipes and Tubes production line at Kankiya metal works, Masari said Public Private Partnership PPP option shall be deployed to see they become up and running. According to…






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Masari to establish oil refinery in Mashi L.G – Commissioner

Katsina state commissioner of commerce and industry and tourism Alhaji Abubakar Yusuf has disclosed plan by the governor Aminu Masari led-administration to establish a refinery in the state. READ ALSO: Katsina law maker escapes death as his car caught fire along highway (Pictures) Yusuf who disclosed this during the commissioning of the PVC and Vinyl Tube production lines managed by an indian firm, AMPRI Global limiteds in Kankia local government area of the state. According to him, the refinery will be established in Mashi local government area of the state. He…






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Katsina indigene comedian “MC Tagwaye” visits IDP camp in Katsina

The Katsina indigene comedian, Obinna Simon, popularly known as MC Tagwaye who is known for mimicking President Muhammadu Buhari might have just won the heart of many Nigerians. MC Tagwaye who is sometimes considered by many as Buhari’s doppelganger recently visited the Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp in Katsina state where he presented them with food items and money. He was accompanied by his twin brother. He took to his Facebook page to share photos from his visit after which he was showered with praises by his friends and followers…






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Katsina gov’t spent N4.8m monthly in payment of 215 midwifery services

Katsina state government is expending N4.8mn monthly in payment of allowances to 215 midwifery services staff deployed across the state as part of measures to enhance the service of comprehensive health centers. READ ALSO: BREAKING: Katsina assembly summons Mannir Yakubu, Mustapha Inuwa, 3 others over securty issues The executive chairman state primary health care development agency Dr. Muawiyya Aliyu revealed this when he paid the supervision and the general monitoring the activities of the comprehensive centers under the agency. Dr. Muawiyya visited Doro, Kayawa, Yandoma, Dutsi and Mashi comprehensive health centers.…






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Women Affairs Commissioner calls for full domestication of Child Right Act in Katsina state (Photos)

The honorable commissioner state ministry of women affairs Dr. Badiyya Hassan Mashi has called on Katsina state house of assembly to fully domesticate Child Right Acts and heed to Governor Masari’s call to end all forms of violence against children in the state. READ ALSO: Muslims Chibok girls secretly enrolled in Ulul-Albab Katsina school graduated Dr. Badiyya Hassan Mashi made the call yesterday when she led- the committee on Child Right Act to Katsina state house of assembly for advocacy visit on domestication of the law. The honorable Commissioner addressing the…






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