Army to Establish Military Camp in Safana Local Government

Governor Aminu Bello Masari says arrangement are in top gear to establish Military camp in Safana by the military as part of the measures to secure the Rugu forest. The governor disclosed this when he received Batsari Local Council community led by the member representing the area in the state house of assembly Umar Gambo Batsari on a solidarity visit. Masari said the move is to enhance security of lives and properties of people residing the area for socio-economic development of the society. He further revealed a plan to upgrade…

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Nigeria police traced, recover stolen car in Funtua, Katsina State

The police in Gwarinpa have recovered a vehicle stolen from the area in Katsina State and arrested a suspect in connection with the theft. A police source said the vehicle was recovered with the support of officers at the Funtua division. City News learnt that one Asibong had reported at the station that his Toyota Corolla car with registration number KWL 171 GG was stolen from where it was parked near his house on Second Avenue. The source said the victim went to bed only to discover the next morning…

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35 days after, Ibrahim Bature Suffers in Katsina Prison

Daily Trust reports that the police arrested Bature on August 28 on the claim that he criticized the governor. He was charged to court for allegedly trying to cause disaffection to the government of Katsina as well as defamation of character. The report said Mani Mamman, a police inspector attached to the state Intelligence Bureau had arrested Bature and brought him to the agency before the suspect was arraigned. He was thereafter remanded in prison custody. According to the police First Information Report (FIR), Bature, sometime in July 2017, published…

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Community residents attacked, killed 3 armed robbers in JIBIA Local Gov’t

A mob had killed three members of an alleged armed robbery gang who recently invaded Daga village in Jibia Local Government Area of Katsina state. The incident occurred over the weekend when the villagers stood up to the armed robbers and overpowered them. Sources revealed that the alleged armed robbers had attacked and robbed the houses of one Abdulmimini Daga and three others in the community. The sources said that when the villagers learnt of the presence of the alleged armed robbers in the community, they  mobilised, confronted them (the…

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Police Arrests Notorious Car Thief in Katsina

The Katsina state Police command says it has arrested a notorious suspect who specializes in carjacking. According to DSP Gambo Isah, the suspect one Rahim Adebayo ‘m’ of Gusau, Zamfara state was intercepted in Katsina while trying to escape with stolen motor vehicle Toyota corolla, registration No. KW 171 GG, Chasis No.INXBR32E94Z15387. During interrogation, the suspect revealed that he stole the car from House No. 54 on 24th Crescent, 2nd Avenue Gwarinfa, Abuja. He said the Suspect is making useful statement and is assisting the police in our investigation. In…

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Notorious killer, Gojen-Mallam arrested in Katsina

A notorious serial killer, Basiru Barau, aka Gojen-Mallam, has been arrested by the Katsina State Police Command. Barau, aged 25, said to be linked to three homicides cases in the state ran out of luck on Wednesday. Katsina Spokesperson of the Nigeria police, DSP Gambo Isah, confirming the arrest before newsmen on Wednesday said no fewer than three murder cases had been committed by Barau. “The Katsina State Police Command wishes to inform the general public that it has succeeded in arresting a wanted notorious serial killer, Basiru Barau, alias…

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Katsina Police nabs 2 notorious motorcycle snatchers, armed robbers

Katsina state Police Command has succeeded and smashed syndicates of motorcycle snatchers that specialized in attacking innocent motorcycle riders and snatching away their motorcycles. The suspects named Kabiru Salisu (BASAU), 25yrs of Gobarau Quarters Katsina  and Usman Ashiru aged 21yrs of  Alkalawa qrts, Daura, Katsina were arrested in possession of two motorcycles one Hajoue Ash in colour with Engine No. 152FMHXIF21949, Chasis No. CC6XCHE39000149 and Honda Kasea red in colour with engine No. 09004949. DSP Gambo Isah, the Command spokesman, told KATSINA POST that during the course of police investigation…

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ALERT: 4 vital things to know about CP Besen Dapiya Gwana – Katsina new Police Commissioner

Reports reaching us has it that Katsina police command get CP Besen Dapiya Gwana as new commissioner to replace the current CP Usman Abdullahi. Cliqq Magazine reports. The new Commissioner of Police, according to our sources comes from Plateu State in North Central and has served as commissioner of police at various states including Abia and Kogi States. Here are some vital informations about him as gathered by KATSINA POST: CP Besen Dapiya Gwana hails from Plateau State located in the North Central of Nigeria. He served as Commissioner of Police…

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BREAKING: Besen Dapiya Gwana replaces Usman A. Abdullahi as Katsina Police Commissioner

Reports reaching us has it that Katsina police command get CP Besen Dapiya Gwana as new commissioner to replace the current CP Usman Abdullahi. Cliqq Magazine reports. The new Commissioner of Police, according to our sources comes from Plateu State in North Central and has served as commissioner of police at various states including Abia and Kogi States. It could be recalled that the outgoing Katsina State Commissioner of Police, Usman A. Abdullahi, assumed duty in May, 2015 with call to people of the state to give useful information to the…

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BREAKING: Kidnappers releases abducted wife of Gov Masari’s aide

The abducted wife of Special Adviser to Governor Masari on Inter  governmental Affairs Lawal Bagiwa has been released by kidnappers after 26 hours in captivity. The middle aged woman, Binta Mainasara Bugaje, was kidnapped yesterday along Kaduna-Zaria road at around  Jaji town. Confirming her release, the Senior Special Assistant on Social Media to governor Masari, Abdulhadi Ahmed Bawa said the woman is presently been united with her husband and family. However, Bawa couldn’t confirmed if ransom was paid or not but said what matters most was that she is safely…

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