Katsina commissioner commends Governor for school rehabilitation in Mashi LGA

The Katsina State’s commissioner of Women affairs and also a member of the state executive council Hajiya Badiya Hassan Mashi has inspected the rehabilitation of a block of class room at Katoge Primary School of Mashi Local government. While inspecting the rehabilitation work, the Commissioner stated that this is in fulfillment of the mandatory monthly school or Hospital inspection pledge taken by each member of the state executive council. She therefore expresses her satisfaction with the progress of the work and also thanked the Governor of the state H. E.…






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Katsina: Masari approves N1.9b for the rural electrification project of 34 communities

The Katsina state Executive Council fifth regular meeting presided over by HE Governor Aminu Bello Masari has approved the rural electrification of one community each in the 34 local governments of the state. KATSINA POST learnt that this was disclosed to newsmen after the meeting in Muhammadu Buhari House by the commissioner of Local Governments and chieftaincy affairs Alhaji Abdulkadir Ahmad Zakka. According to him: “One town from each of the thirty four Local Government Areas of the State will be connected with electricity at a total cost of N1.9b.”…






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Katsina gov’t resolved to sponsor 18 civil servants to obtain higher education

The Katsina state Executive Council fifth regular meeting has approved for 18 civil servants to obtain higher education . The Head of Service, Alhaji Garba Sanda Mani announced this at the end of the meeting which was presided over by Governor Aminu Bello Masari at Government House council chambers, Katsina. Alhaji Garba Sanda explained that the 18 civil servants would undergo higher degrees in both Nigeria and abroad, adding that some of them would attend studies in Uganda and India among others. The Head of Service said the decision was…






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JUST IN: Masari to spend N23.6bn for the construction of 8 different roads

At its fifth regular meeting held on Monday, 14th August 2017, the Katsina State Executive Council under the leadership of RT. Hon. Alhaji Aminu Bello Masari has approved the construction of  eight different roads across the state. KATSINA POST checks revealed that the total distance of 226.3KM of roads are to be constructed across the state and the sum of N23.6bn will be expended in the process. Briefing newsmen after the meeting a team of commissioners headed by the commissioner of Information and culture Alhaji Muhammad Hamza Burodo , the…






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Katsina: After sleeping for 2 days at airport, 7th flight departs with 510 pilgrims to Saudi

The 7th flight of Katsina state intending pilgrims have departed the Umaru Musa Yar’adua international airport with 510 pilgrims on Monday. This brings to 3,546 out of the state 4930 pilgrims expected to be airlifted for this year’s Hajj. The pilgrims who were mostly from Daura, Kankia, Funtua , Kafur and most of those who had earlier missed their flights. They left 8am Monday morning. According to Daily Trust, this last batch of the pilgrims slept for about 2 days at the airport before their eventual airlift.






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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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Katsina Gov’t earmark N1.42bn for rehabilitation of 373 primary schools

The Katsina state government has paid it grant to the Universal Basic Education Board over N1.42bn for the construction and rehabilitation of 373 primary schools in the state. Governor Masari made the revelation on the occasion of the first speech and price giving ceremony of Senator Ibrahim Ida Model primary school Katsina. In a remark, the SUBEB chairman Lawal Buhari Daura said a total of 373 primary schools will be rehabilitated while another 68 blocks of new classrooms will be constructed. READ ALSO: Katsina: Masari to establish 3 FM radio stations…






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Katsina: Masari to establish 3 FM radio stations

Katsina state government will establish three FM radio stations to boost information dissemination and media coverage of public and private activities, General Manager, Katsina State Radio Services, Alhaji Sani Bala, has said. Bala made the statement on Thursday when he led the management of the station on a condolence visit on the emir of Daura over the death of a senior council member, Alhaji Hamisu Haruna. Bala said that the stations would be sited in Daura, Funtua and Katsina. He said the establishment of the stations would generate additional employment…






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Katsina PDP vows to reclaim power in 2019

The Katsina state PDP has promised to ensure that each party member is carried along and treated fairly to achieve progress. The state chairman of the PDP Salisu Majigiri made the pledge at the party secretariat during the inauguration of PDP unity forum. He maintained that the party in the state will continue to criticize the activities of the state government to ensure it deliverance as required by the law. According to him, the PDP forum is formed to serve as a forum to ensure unity among all party members…






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Wife of Governor Masari donates sikcle cell drugs to Daura General Hospital

The wife of Katsina state governor, Hajiya Zakiya Masari, has donated sickle-cells drugs to the Daura general Hospital. Zakiya, who, presented the drugs to the medical director of the hospital, Dr Muhammad Nafiu in Daura on Wednesday, said the drugs were mainly for patients suffering from the skill-cell anemia disease. She said the drugs were 50 catons which comprised of polic acid, paladrin, paracetamol syrup, vitamin c and Ibu profen tablets. He said the decision to donate the drugs was borne out of effort to support skill-cells patients with a…






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