ATTENTION! Katsina Post is looking for talented Reporters and Marketers (Read and Apply)

POST MULTIMEDIA –the publishers of Katsina Post (www.katsinapost.com) and Katsina Post HAUSA (www.hausa.katsinapost.com) as the largest and most visited Katsina based online media platform is looking for most talented media users, writers and marketers (as the case may be) who are passionate about general blogging with special interest to events happening in and around Katsina State. REQUIREMENTS: Educational Qualification: Fresh Graduates, Youth Corp members, National Diploma, Higher National Diploma, NCE. Must reside in either Katsina, Daura, Funtua, Dutsin-ma, Malumfashi, Mani or Kankia local governments. Good English and sound in Hausa. Excellent…

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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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Katsina: Police arrests one criminal parading himself as a soldier, killed another armed robber

Men of Katsina State Police Command, yesterday, has successfully shot dead one robber in a shootout with an eight-man gang of robbers. This came as the Command also said it had arrested a man named Raba, who was parading himself as a soldier in the state. The state’s Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Gambo Isah, who confirmed the development, said the robber met his Waterloo, when “today (yesterday), at about 2a.m., robbers, numbering about eight, came out from Dajin Mari Forest, Dandume, Katsina State, and invaded the village of Tumburkai,…

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Again, Masari assures all non-indegenes living in Katsina maximum security

Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State has called on  non-indigenes in the state to focus on their legitimate endeavours, assuring them that they have no cause to fear for their safety. The governor, who spoke in reaction to the heightened tension between the Nigerian military and the IPOB in the South Eastern part of the country,  said Katsina State is safe for every resident regardless of their relgious, ethnic and regional background. “Let me once again call on and reassure our fellow Nigerians from outside Katsina, but chose to live…

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Tension as 5 ‘special’ units of mobile policemen deploy to beef up security in Katsina

Not less than five units of mobile policemen and other regular policemen have been mobilized and deployed from neighboring states to give helping hand to Katsina state in order to beef up the security and combat crimes in the state. The Police Public Relations Officer in the state police command, DSP Gambo Isah who confirmed the development said the police men were drawn from the neighbouring states of kano and Jigawa, Vanguard Newspaper, reports. DSP Isah explained that two units of the mobile police men have been drafted to Mai’Adua and…

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Kidnappers of Kaduna-Abuja highway now relocated to Katsina- Sen Abu Ibrahim

The Nigerian senate says kidnappers on the Kaduna-Abuja highway have migrated to Malumfashi, Matazu and other areas in Katsina state. Tesem Akende reports that the Senate Committee chairman on Police Affairs, Senator Abu Ibrahim, who was accompanied by the Kaduna State Police Commissioner, Agyole Abeh were on oversight function to receive update on the security situation on the Kaduna-Abuja highway. Among other things, Senator Ibrahim said the senate is considering direct funding for the police in the near future. The Katsina South senator was full of praise for the cops.…

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BREAKING: Police gunned down a notorious armed robber in Kaita LGA

Policemen in Katsina State have gunned down a notorious armed robber during a shootout at a man’s home. A suspected armed robber, one Dahiru Samaila, was over the weekend killed during a shootout with the police at Masaki village in Kaita Local Government area of Katsina State, according to Punch.  It was gathered that the man was killed when he and his gang members stormed the house of one Hamza Umar where they shot and killed the latter’s younger brother whose name was given as Aminu Rabe. Policemen stormed the…

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Armed robbers clash with police in Malumfashi

A gang of armed robbers attacked Malumfashi town in Katsina State in the early hours of Tuesday morning. The state police command public relations officer, DSP Gambo Isah, confirmed the incident. He said the prompt response of the police prevented the armed robbers from carting away any property. Isah said the robbers stormed the town at 1.30am, invading 2 houses belonging to Alhaji Rabe Jide and Alhaji Mansir, respectively. He revealed that the police patrol teams who were alerted repelled the robbers and engaged them in a shoot-out, adding that…

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Trouble in FUNTUA as wife allegedly poisoned husband over a new bride

Residents of BCJ area of Funtua town in Katsina State have been thrown into confusion over circumstances surrounding the death of a man, Musa Dogon-Kwali alleged to have been poisoned by his wife over a new bride. The incident happened on Sallah day. Sources alleged that Dogon Kwali was poisoned by one of his wives, while others said he died of a heart attack. Eyewitnesses said Dogon Kwalli was rushed to the hospital after eating a meal purportedly presented to him by the wife, who is currently on the run.…

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Katsina: Suitor dies in Fulani Marriage Flogging Game in Kafur

A young man, Yari Inusa, has died while competing with another suitor for a lady’s hand in marriage. The incident happened at Durmin Biri village, in the Kafur Local Government Area of Katsina State. Police sources said the man died following injuries he sustained on the head when he engaged in a Fulani traditional game of Sharo with another man, Ahmed Saidu, to determine who would marry the lady. Sharo game entails two male suitors flogging each other for a woman’s hand in marriage. Whoever wins between them will marry…

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