Katsina govt reveals why “L.G staff” verification Exercise Continues

The ongoing local government staff verification exercise has commenced in Kurfi Local government area. The permanent commissioner of the local government service commission Sule Usman Mani said it was aimed at having an accurate data of staff in the area. READ ALSO: Masari approves N54.2m for the rehabilitation of 2 primary schools in these LGAs (Read) He denied the insinuation that the exercise was initiated to retrench the local government staff but rather to ensure proper record keeping. In a remark, head of Kurfi Local Government administration Lawal Ahmad Danja pledge…

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Nigeria must remain one, says Emir of Katsina

The Emir of Katsina and Chancellor, University of Ilorin, Alhaji Abdulmumini Kabir, has described those pushing Nigeria to war as “agents of disunity, who do not wish the country well.” Vanguard reports READ ALSO: BREAKING: Katsina United trashes Kano Pillars (Full Match Details) According to the University’s weekly publication released on Wednesday, Kabir made the remark in his Palace when Unilorin Pro-Chancellor, Dr Abdullah Oyekan, paid him a courtesy visit. The Emir noted that even though the situation in the country was tense, Nigerians must work towards peaceful co-existence. “This country…

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OPINION: 2019 elections: Why won’t we try lobbying? – By Dikko Muhammad

As the PDP is trying to confront the APC in the 2019 General Elections, I think it is better for us to form special interest groups to confront politicians from all parties, I mean we/us, as downtrodden, unheard herds of millions Nigerians. I instinctively believe that politicians, especially of APC and PDP camps won’t be happy reading this post, but I strongly feel that it is ripe time we start looking for options, as individuals and organizations, so as to pressure politicians to do what we need if they need…

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Security Situation In Katsina State: The Journey So Far – From the office of State SSG 

There is no gain saying that the amnesty program initiated and religiously implemented by Governor Aminu Bello Masari’s Administration has yielded immeasurable result in Katsina State, especially in the cattle rustling frontline Local Government Areas of Faskari, Sabuwa, Dandume, Kankara, Danmusa, Safana, Batsari and Jibia.  Prior to the inception of the Masari Administration, the future of the people in those areas (in particular) was bleak, because killing of innocent lives, kidnapping, raping of young women and minors, cattle rustling, armed robbery and merciless destruction of property had become the order…

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OPINION: A call to domesticate N-power & You win in Katsina – Engr. Abu Aminu

The Youwin Program of the PDP and the N-Power of the APC are very rare Programs of Social Empowerment.  They are Unique and Yielding results. On the other hand, The Katsina State Government is said to be empowering youths using different Programs and through many  Departments. But i believe we can do more. Am using this opportunity to call on Gov. Masari to Domesticate/Localise the above Programs(YOUWIN & NPOWER). For the KTYouwin the Govt should Call for business proposals from Young people that require Capital of between #50000-#25000. The ministry…

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Opinion: Sheathe Thine Sword, a Call on Ridiculous Critics of Katsina Emirate – By Abubakar Abdulkadir (PhD)

Further to my rejoinder; vindication after half a century earlier published by Katsina post on 16th June, 2017, wherein I undertake an objective assessment of the allegations of pogrom directed against Katsina emirate by some  writers such as; Prof. Agwu; allegations that were based on information sourced from the grapevine, I feel it is  necessary to respond to some critics who fault his highness (Dr) Abdulmumini Kabir Usman’s declaration concerning Katsina emirate’s resolution to protect Igbos residing in Katsina at the wake of the 1st October, 2017 ultimatum issued by…

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The Cattle Rustlers Amnesty in Katsina and its Repercussion – By Dikko Muhammad

With all sincerity, one can say that the amnesty offered to cattle rustlers in Katsina by the State Government has provided a relative peace in the hitherto ravaged areas where the rustlers staged a vicious reign of terror. While it is worthy to commend the effort of the Masari adnistration, there are impending issues that we, coming from villages, are obliged to report here so that other initiatives would be put in place to ensure that the fragile peace we now enjoy is here to last for long. The amnesty…

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OPINION: On The Proposed Katsina Local Governments Summit – By Engr. Abu Aminu

I read in a National Daily, that His Excellency will soon Summon A Local Government Summit. I think he was ill advised. In my own opinion, we dont need a Summit on Local Governments. Because We cant restructure them, we cant abrogate them. His Excellency Gov. Masari should take the bold Step of Telling us Our options and his Decision on the LGs. He is our Governor, we Trusted him, we like him that’s why we Voted for him. We should be able to believe his instincts and decisions not…

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TRIBUTE: 18 years ago, Katsina lost an iconic singer Alhaji (Dr) Mamman Shata (Full Biography)

Alhaji (Dr)Mamman Shata (born in 1923 in Musawa, Katsina State,Nigeria, died on 18 June 1999) was a Nigerian singer He was a well-known Hausagriot/musician among the Hausa people ofWestand North-east Africa. His vocals were often accompanied by talking drums, known as kalangu. He performed for theHausa peopleof Northern Nigeria for more than half a century. Early life He went to an Islamic school as a boy, according to Hausa Muslim tradition. Musawa village was under the Katsina Native Authority (N.A.) when Shata was born. When the Local Governments were created…

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OPINION: The Need For a Katsina Business Council – By Engr. Abu Aminu

Global Business is always evolving. Which automatically Makes local businesses to follow suit. Nowadays Things are fast changing; Government Policies, Markets, Tax Regulations etc. In katsina we are still doing business the old way. Here i mean both  Private businesses and Govt. Facilitated businesses. I think for better results Things should not continue this way. We need to be part of the ‘Global village’. I hereby recommend the creation of a new KATSINA BUSINESS COUNCIL. The council should be made up of (Legal) Successful businessmen, Entrepreneurs, Stockbrokers, katsinawa practicing business…

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