Cows To Carry Micro-Chips In Katsina

Cattle breeders association, otherwise known as Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, Katsina State chapter, has approved micro-chip implants for their livestock to increase the security of their animals. Leadership reports The Katsina State chairman of the association, Mannir Atiku Lamido, made this known at the launch of the animals identification and management solution at Dayi in Malumfashi local government area. Lamido called on the Fulani herdsmen to take advantage of the arrangement, adding that the association is working to ensure that all herdsmen could protect their animals through the…

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Over 70 firms to explore available mineral resources in Katsina state

Over 70 companies have obtained licenses for the exploration and mining of mineral resources available in Katsina, Governor Aminu Masari has said. Daily trust report Speaking at the inauguration of board of the state exploration and mining company, Masari said the state was blessed with over 35 different types of mineral resources across its 34 LGAs. Masari said the dwindling oil revenue had forced governments all over the world to look inwards by diversifying its revenue base to address drop in revenue. He attributed the challenges in the sector to…

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Anas Abdullahi Makera: A talented young car designer from Katsina following the path of Jelani Aliyu

Anas Abdullahi Makera – in his early 20s who has turned down a science course is now in his first year in the famous Hassan Usman Katsina Polytechnic studying Architectural technology because of the passion he has for automobile designs. This ambitious young man hails from Dutsin-ma Local Government of Katsina State and did his primary and secondary schools all in the same state. Just like Jelani Aliyu, Anas Abdullahi Makera started Architectural Technology and is hoping to travel abroad to pursue his dream since automobile design is not being…

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Meet Abdullahi Abdullahi – A 25 year-old pilot from Katsina

– Abdullahi Abdullahi, 25, is a co-pilot with Air Peace Limited. The Katsina state youth holds a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Coventry University in the United Kingdom. – In an interview with Daily Trust, he said he then enrolled at the Flight Safety (aviation school) Florida – USA in 2013 for his certification. – Abdullahi who has spent three years with the airline told YOUTHVILLE – a Daily trusr publication in this interview about his motivations for the aviation profession. Abdullahi Abdullahi, 25, is a co-pilot with Air…

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KHA: Katsina Post bags ‘Journalist of the year’ award

Katsina Post is pleased to announce to her esteemed readers and followers that it has been coined the Katsina  ‘Journalist of the Year’ today 26th March, 2016. Katsina Post was honoured and received the award organised by the Pleasant Library and Book Club which took place at the Dallatu Hall in Soli Centre. KATSINA POST emerged victorious among other shortlisted contestants for the said award after voting by the general public both online and off line and also some selected six (6) jurors. According to their website, “Recognizing the immense…

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FG okays the Completion of Lambar Rimi Wind Power Project, other capital projects

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) presided by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday approved N80 billion for the reconstruction of 12 federal roads across the country and simultaneously also approved contracts for roads and rail in Abuja metropolis. Both the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, and the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Muhammad Musa Bello disclosed this at the end of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting, with  President Muhammadu Buhari presiding. According to minister Fashola: “The first is the approval for the Engineering and Consultancy design…

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GSSS Dutsin-ma old boy, University of Brighton alumnus, meet Babangida Albaba, Katsina ICT institute’s new boss

Governor Aminu Masari has approved the appointment of Dr. Babangida Abubakar Albaba as the Katsina State institute of Technology and Management (KSITM) new Rector yesterday. According to the statement seen by Katsina Post, the appointment is with immediate effect. Checks done by KATSINA POST has it that the institute’s new boss hails from Albaba residential area in Katsina metropolis. Also, his educational journey -according to his Facebook account started at Government Science Secondary School Dutsin-ma before he went to Hassan Usman Katsina Polytechnic and later to Bayero University Kano. His…

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Danja Tomato Processing Company reaches 70% Completion, says State Govt

The Katsina State Government has awarded contract for the establishment of a Tomato Paste Processing Plant at Kokami Village, Danja Local Government Area of the State. “The contract is awarded to National Research Institute of Chemical Technology (NARICT) Zaria, at the tune of N500 Million,”  Aliyu Bello Abubakar, the Acting Chairman of Danja Local Government Area disclosed this to members of the correspondents chapel of NUJ inspecting projects executed by Gov. Aminu Masari on Saturday in Danja. “The Katsina State Government has already paid 70 per cent of the contract…

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NiMet installs 13th Low Level Wind Shear Alert System In Katsina Airport

The Federal government has commissioned the newly installed Low Level Wind shear Alert system at the Umaru Musa Yaradua International airport aimed at enhancing safety and meeting operational standards at the nation’s airports. Daily Trust reports that the Yaradua airport is the 13th in the federation to have the system installed so far. Speaking during the commissioning event, minister of state for aviation Senator Hadi Sirika said weather phenomena affect air navigation and wind shear is one of the most hazardous weather events to aircraft. He said, wind shear occurs…

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TECH! Checkout 5 new things ‘updated’ whatsapp can do

Popular social media platform, WhatsApp has  added great new features and recently revealed that it has a user base of more than one billion users which means, one in seven people use Watsapp on earth. With such a huge user base, Watsapp recently improved its app with a host of new features with improved speed, security, reliability and simplicity. Watsapp earlier announced that it manages over 100 million voice calls every day on the app, that makes it more than 1,100 calls per second and has upgraded the desktop versions…

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