SEMA disburse N2m cash humanitarian support to disaster victims in Kaita, Batagarawa LGAs, Katsina

The Katsina State Emergency Management Agency, SEMA says it has disbursed the sum of Two million naira as humanitarian support in form of cash to victims of various disaster in the state. Executive Secretary of SEMA, Dr. Aminu Garba Waziri disclosed this to Vanguard correspondent. Waziri said the sum was disbursed to victims of flood disaster in Dakama, Kaita Local government area, victim of rainstorm in Jangehe Inwala, Katsina and fire disaster victims in Mahuta. He gave the breakdown as follows: “Victims of rainstorm in Jangehe Nwale where one teenager…






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Katsina: Commissioner helped a disabled child back to school with bicycle, uniform, books (Pictures)

The Katsina State Commissioner of women affairs Hajiya Badiyya Hassan Mashi has donated a bicycle, school uniform and educational aids materials to a disabled boy. The Commissioner donated these items to the boy named Abdulkadir Buhari from Yar haka village of Batagarawa Local government in order for him to be going to school with ease. While handing over the items to the beneficiary, the Commissioner charged the boy to pay more attention to his studies and never to miss school again. The commissioner also charged the boy to use the…






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Katsina State Pilgrims Welfare Board lifts 1,020 to Saudi Arabia in 2 days

The Katsina State Pilgrims Welfare Board has so far lifted 1,020 intending pilgrims from the state  to Saudi Arabia for the 2017 hajj. Spokesperson of the board, Alhaji Badaru Bello Karofi, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria on Wednesday in Katsina. Karofi said that the pilgrims from Katsina and Funtua zones of the state were transported via Max Airline, adding that they were now in the Holy City of Madina. The Public Relations Officer (PRO) said that the pilgrims were in good health condition, performing their religious rites.…






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JUST IN: Few days to hajj uplift, Masari dissolves Pilgrims welfare board, constitutes new (LIST)

Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State has appointed Alhaji Salisu Ado Shinkafi as Chairman of the state’s pilgrim welfare board. The appointment of Shinkafi followed the reconstitution of the pilgrims board. A statement signed by the secretary to the state government, Alhaji Mustapha Muhammad Inuwa and made available to newsmen in the state to that effect, also approved the appointment of 17 others as members. Inuwa who stated that the appointment takes immediate effect also said the appointment of the chairman and board members of the pilgrims welfare board…






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Muslims Chibok girls secretly enrolled in Ulul-Albab Katsina school graduated

Forty two girls who escaped from Boko Haram after their abduction ‎at Government Secondary School, Chibok on April 14, 2014‎ have graduated from private schools in Plateau and Katsina States. ‎The girls were secretly enrolled at Bethel International Christian Academy and Ulul-Albab Science Secondary School, Katsina for Christians and Muslims respectively, through a joint sponsorship ‎by the Borno State Government​ ​ and a non-profit humanitarian organization, Girl Child Concern, chaired by Dr Mairo Mandara​. The girls were part of the 56 girls who escaped within days after the Boko Haram…






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UMYUK loss another 200Level Female student

Another sad news reaching us at KATSINA POST has it that Ummaru Musa Yar’adua University (UMYU) loss one of its female student at early hours of today. Until her death, late Murjantu Alhassan was a 200level student, department of Mathematics in the University. She is an indigene of Kaduna state. According to a source, the 22 Years old Murjanatu died after brief illness at the school’s clinic. However, both the students and the school management expressed sympathy over the sudden death of Murjanatu as prayers was offered to Almighty Allah…






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Masari moves to promote religious tolerance in Katsina state

A standing committee in inter and intra-religious harmony has been inaugurated in Katsina state. While Inaugurating the committee on behalf of the governor at the state secretariat, the secretary of to the state government Dr. Mustapha Muhammad Inuwa said the Katsina government has resolved to maintain the prevailing peace in the state. READ ALSO: I employ more than 400 staff in 8years- Katsina FMC Boss He enjoined the members of the committee to be steadfast in other to attain the success and discharge their duties accordingly. Dr. Inuwa also expressed the…






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Katsina state wins national Qur’anic recitation competition

Katsina state has emerged winner at the just concluded national Qur’anic recitation competition for non-Arabic Girl’s secondary schools in Sokoto state. Husna Nuruddeen from Government Day Secondary School Sheme represented Katsina state and became first in 60 hisb category. READ ALSO: Why I am having quarrel with Masari, Hon Talau Member representing Malumfashi/Kafur The winner won prize of Hajj seat and cash prize of N250 thousand with some prizes which include freezer and copies of holy Qur’an amongst others. The state commissioner of education Professor Halimatussadiya Idris said the outstanding performance…






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Hajj: 30 people got their money back due to inability to pay balance of N500,000 in Daura 

No fewer than 30 intending pilgrims who had initially paid the deposit of N1 million collected back their money due to their inability pay the balance of N500,000 in Daura Local Government of Katsina State.  This is also as no fewer than 175 intending pilgrims from Daura Local Government Area in Katsina State are expected to perform the 2017 Hajj in Saudi Arabia. Alhaji Lawal Nababa, the Hajj Officer in the council said in Daura on Thursday that the 175 slots allocated to it by the National Hajj Commission of…






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Read Katsina Emir’s Fatherly Advice During Sallah

Most of Nigeria’s socio-economic challenges may have been self inflicted due to failure of some Nigerians to abide by their religious tenets, the Emir of Katsina, Alhaji Abdulmumini Kabir Usman, has said. Alhaji Usman made this assertion while addressing the people of Katsina during Sallah Durbar held at Kangiwa Square in Katsina metropolis. The royal father, who spoke in Hausa, said: “When we return to the path of God and walk by His dictates, many challenges facing us will fade away.” The monarch, who charged Nigerians to love one another…






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