Card readers must be use in the forth coming LGs elections – Katsina House of assembly

The bill to allow the use of Card reader in local government elections in Katsina State passes second reading. Katsina stae house of assembly has proposed the use of card readers in the forth coming local government elections in the state. The proposal is contained in the report submitted on the floor of the House by the House committee on administration by Honourable Murtala Ado Kaita who is the chairman of the committee. In the report, the total of six clauses were amended in the Katsina State electoral act 2000…






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Plot to invite EFCC to investigate Katsina ex-Speaker thickens

KATSINA POST preliminary investigations discovered that there are currently plans by the Katsina State House of Assembly to involve the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to investigate some alleged financial misappropriation done by Honorable Aliyu Sabi’u Muduru during his tenure as the Speaker of the House. This was gathered by KATSINA POST from multiple sources who are close to the Speaker Hon. Abubakar yahaya Kusada. It was learnt that since the change of leadership in the house some months ago, peace and tranquillity are yet to fully resume between…






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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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REVEALED! Masari did not release ‘a single kobo’ in 2016 for capital projects in HUK

Information gathered by KATSINA POST has it that Hassan Usman Katsina Polytechnic has not gotten a single kobo out of its proposed capital expenditure in the year 2016. We got this information from the Honourable Member representing Malumfashi local Government who is also a member of the Higher Education committee of the House – Hon. Abdullahi I. Mahuta who made a Facebook post on his wall stating that. In the Post he tagged “I Got Applause. I Got A Slap: I Got Wiser”, he stated that, “In 2012, the then…






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Katsina 2017 Budget: Masari to drills 6 boreholes in each ward

The Katsina State Government has earmarked N12.3 billion for the completion and rehabilitation of some dam projects to boost water supply and irrigation in the state. Alhaji Abdullahi Imam, the Special Adviser to the Governor on Budget and Economic Planning, said this during a news conference on Thursday in Katsina. He further said that part of the money, N1.3 billion would be spent for the drilling of boreholes in all the political wards across the 34 local government areas. “At least, six boreholes will be drilled in each ward to…






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Katsina 2017 Budget: Masari to spend N12.3b on Zobe, Danja dams, other water projects

The Katsina State Government has earmarked N12.3 billion for the completion and rehabilitation of some dam projects to boost water supply and irrigation in the state. Alhaji Abdullahi Imam, the Special Adviser to the Governor on Budget and Economic Planning, said this during a news conference on Thursday in Katsina. He said N5 billion had been set aside for the completion of Zobe water supply project in Dutsin-ma Local Government Area of the state. Imam said that when completed, the project would improve water supply to Kankia, Charanchi, Bindawa, Rimi…






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BREAKING: Governor Masari signs 2017 budget into law

The executive Governor of Katsina State Alhaji Aminu Bello Masari has today signed the 2017 appropriation bill also known as budget into law. It could be recalled that the Katsina State House of Assembly on Monday passed N140.1  billion appropriation bill for 2017. The budget’s capital expenditure is N96.3 billion, while the  recurrent expenditure is N43.8 billion. Gov. Aminu Masari had earlier presented N140.2 billion to the  house for deliberation, proposing N92.5 billion as capital and  N47.7 billion for recurrent expenditures. Chairman, House Committee on Appropriation, Alhaji Hambali  Faruk, from…






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Katsina N140.1 billion budget ready for Gov Masari’s signature

The Katsina State House of Assembly on Monday passed the N140.1 billion appropriation bill for 2017. Governor Aminu Masari will now need to sign the document before it becomes law. The budget’s capital expenditure is N96.3 billion, while the recurrent expenditure is N43.8 billion. Gov. Aminu Masari had earlier presented N140.2 billion to the house for deliberation, proposing N92.5 billion as capital and N47.7 billion for recurrent expenditures. Chairman, House Committee on Appropriation, Alhaji Hambali Faruk, from Katsina constituency, explained that few amendments were made on the revenue and expenditure…






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Katsina 2017 Budget: House of assembly ‘finishes’ budget defence

Finally, the Katsina State House of assembly has finished budget defence by the various Ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) in the state. This was disclosed by the Chairman House committee on appropriation and also member representing Katsina local government, Hon. Hambali Faruk. Hon. Hambali Faruk while closing the budget defence stressed the need for the various MDAs to intensify efforts towards revenue generation as over dependence on Federal allocation will not do any good to the state. He also advised the executive arm to intensify efforts in the exploitation of…






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Katsina House of assembly to spend over N1bn on their salary, allowances, others

Katsina State House of Assembly has proposed for employment of additional staff in some of its departments in 2017 fiscal year.  The Clerk of the House, Alhaji Muhammad Gidado made this known while depending over N1bn recurrent expenditure of the House before the appropriation Committee of the House being chaired by Hon. Hambali Faruk -Member representing Katsina Local Government in the house. The Clerk of the House also stated that some departments of the house of assembly like Legal, Research and Statistics, Legislative and Finance are facing challenges of man…






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