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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We spent N7 billion on salary payment to Katsina lecturers ‘so far’ – Masari

Katsina state government under the leadership of Governor Aminu Bello Masari has so far spent over N7 billion on the payment of salaries to lecturers in its institutions during the past two years of his administration. This was made known by the Special adviser to the Governor on higher education Dr. Badamasi Lawal Charanchi earlier today when he represented the Governor at Federal University, Dutsin-ma at a programme for the award of certificates of excellence to some students of the University who excelled in academic performance during the 2015/2016 academic session. He…






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JUST IN: Amidst crises, 91 students graduated with first class honor in FUDMA

No fewer than 325 students of Federal University Dutsin-ma, Katsina State, have been awarded certificates of excellence for their outstanding performance during the 2015/2016 academic session. The Acting Vice Chancellor of the university, Armayau Bichi, a professor, awarded the certificates to the recipients in Dutsin-ma, Katsina on Monday. Mr. Bichi said 91 students were named “university scholars” for obtaining Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 4.50 and above in their studies. He said the students who appeared in the vice chancellor’s honour list of academic excellence would also enjoy university…






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Rt. Hon. Muduru asks Masari to establish school of midwifery in Mani

Katsina state house of assembly adopts a motion seeking for the state government to establish school of midwifery in Mani local government. This was unanimously endorsed by the house after the Honorable member representing the local government in Honorable Aliyu Sabi’u Muduru present the motion on the floor of the house. While presenting the motion, Rt. Honourable Aliyu Muduru stated that Mani local government is the only local government among its pairs that did not have a tertiary institution. He then enjoined his colleagues to support the motion as it…






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Katsina: Dissolved PDP chairmen met, reaffirms their unflinching support to party

The Association of Local governments of Nigeria (ALGON), Katsina State Chapter has reaffirm her support to the state party of the PDP under the leadership of Alhaji Salisu Yusuf Majigiri. This was contained in a communique they issued and read by their Chairman Alhaji Lawal Dan Kaba which was seen by KATSINA POST after their meeting in the State PDP Secretariat yesterday Wednesday 27th of July. Bellow is the full communique as signed by Hon. Ibrahim L. Dankaba:   PREAMBLE The Association of Local Governments in Nigeria (ALGON) having met…






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AL-Qalam University beats three others to win ‘debate champions’ trophy

Political Science Students of Al-Qalam University, Katsina emerged overall champion in this year’s Inter University debate organized by the World Trade Organisation (WTO) Mock Summit and Research Group in collaboration with the Faculty of Social and Management Sciences, Bayero University, Kano. This is contained in the statement signed by Akilu A. Atiku tthe university’s head of Public Affairs Unit and gotten by KATSINA POST.  The students beat their colleagues from Kaduna State University (KASU), Umar Musa Yar’adua University, Katsina (UMYU) and the host Bayero University Kano. The four universities debated on…






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Vice Chancellor, Al-Qalam University Katsina bags Platinum Leadership Award

A Platinum Leadership Award named after the first Premier of Northern Nigeria, Sir Ahmadu Bello Sardauna was conferred on the Vice Chancellor of Al-Qalam University Katsina, Professor Shehu Garki Ado. This is contained in the press release sighed by Akilu A. Atiku, the university’s Head Public Affairs Unit and gotten by KATSINA POST.  Northern Youth Council which is an umbrella of all youth organizations in the 19 Northern States and the FCT honoured the Vice Chancellor with the award at a colorful ceremony which took place on Thursday 20th July, 2017 in…






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Jare Earth Dam: FG pays as low as N1,000 compensation to community residents in BAKORI LGA

Communities displaced by the construction Jare Earth Dam in Bakori Local Government Area of Katsina State have urged the Federal Government to review the compensation approved for their houses and farmlands. The communities, under the aegies of Jare Earth Dam Association, said in a letter to the government that they have been short-changed by the committee responsible for the payment. The letter, a copy of which was obtained NAN was signed on behalf of the communities by Malam Dahiru Musa and Alhaji Rabi’u Ahmad. The communities also requested the government…






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Major General Hassan Usman: 22 years ago, Katsina lost one of her founding fathers (Read History)

Hassan Katsina (31 March 1933 – 24 July 1995) was a Nigerian Army Major General and son of Usman Nagogo, the Emir of Katsinafrom 1944 to 1981. He was governor of the Northern Region of Nigeria from 1966 to 1967. During the Nigerian civil war, he was the Chief of Staff, Army and later became the deputy Chief of Staff, Supreme Headquarters under the administration of General Yakubu Gowon. Early life and education Hassan Usman Katsina was born in Katsina to the royal house of Nagogo in 1933. He attended Kankiya Elementary School and Katsina Middle School. After finishing middle school, he went…






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Masari appoints technocrats, loyalists, politicians into boards of 12 parastatals in Katsina (List)

Gov. Aminu Masari of Katsina State has approved the reconstitution of boards of 12 parastatals agencies, the appointment of their chairmen and members. The Secretary to the State Government, Alhaji Mustapha Inuwa, made this known to newsmen on Thursday in Katsina. Inuwa said that the appointments were based on merits in recognition of the selfless services the appointees had rendered to the state. The secretary to the state government said that the appointments were with immediate effect. READ ALSO: JUST IN: Again, Masari appoints another S.A (READ) The reconstituted boards include:…






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