Katsina govt. earmarks N2bn for construction of additional classrooms across the state- Official

The Katsina state government has aside over N2 billion for renovation and construction of classrooms across the state. The Chairman State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) made the disclosure at the 2017 merit award presentation of the Local Government Education Authority Batagarawa Local Government. The SUBEB Chairman represented by the secretary Alhaji Isyaku Bello said the state government has awarded N20 million for purchasing chalk and other materials for distribution to primary schools across the state. He urged the retirees to give their best to the development of the education…

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Katsina @30: Masari to confide Yar’Adua, IBB, Wada Nas, other important dignitaries with awards 

Late President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua, former military President, Gen. Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (IBB), late Minister of Special Duties, Alhaji Wada Nas, former Minister of Agriculture, Alhaji Sani Zangon Daura, and a former National Security Adviser, Maj-Gen. Abdullahi Sarki Mukhtar, are among several other prominent persons slated to receive awards, on Friday, as part of activities marking the 30th anniversary celebrations of the creation of the state. The Federal Government, under Gen. Babandiga, created Katsina State on September 23, 1987, along with Akwa-Ibom State. The Secretary to the Government of Katsina…

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JUST IN: FCE Katsina gets full accreditation of undergraduate courses

The National University Commission (NUC) has approved the full accreditation of Federal College of Education Katsina (FCE) undergraduate courses affiliated to Bayero University Kano (BUK). The leader of the delegation from the university Dr. Salihu Lawal Malumfashi disclose this while presenting the accreditation certificate to the provost of the college at the college’s conference hall in Katsina. Dr. Malumfashi stated that FCE Katsina is the only college among the four colleges affiliated to BUK that successfully pass accreditation stages in all the courses registered. According to him, FCE Katsina scored…

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ATTENTION! Katsina Post is looking for talented Reporters and Marketers (Read and Apply)

POST MULTIMEDIA –the publishers of Katsina Post (www.katsinapost.com) and Katsina Post HAUSA (www.hausa.katsinapost.com) as the largest and most visited Katsina based online media platform is looking for most talented media users, writers and marketers (as the case may be) who are passionate about general blogging with special interest to events happening in and around Katsina State. REQUIREMENTS: Educational Qualification: Fresh Graduates, Youth Corp members, National Diploma, Higher National Diploma, NCE. Must reside in either Katsina, Daura, Funtua, Dutsin-ma, Malumfashi, Mani or Kankia local governments. Good English and sound in Hausa. Excellent…

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Katsina NYSC members secures the release of 50 prison inmates

As part of it Community Development Service, CDS, National Youth Service Corps, NYSC members on the Legal Aid Scheme and serving in Katsina State have secured release of 50 prison inmates in the state. Vanguard reports. President of the NYSC Legal Aid Scheme, Peter Terve Gbende who disclosed this, yesterday, said it secured the release of the inmates between 2016 and 2017. Gbende also said the inmates release was secured through bail applications without fines paid. He said the inmates were in the prison custody mostly for drug related offences…

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Biafra: Masari speaks on how to tackle IPOB crisis

Katsina State Governor, Aminu Masari, has called on Nigerians to support the Federal Government’s moves against the Indigenous People of Biafra and other secessionist groups. Masari made this call while speaking with State House correspondents at the Presidential Villa on Friday where he observed the Ju’maat. He urged Nigerians not to repeat the mistake of ignoring the activities of IPOB just as they ignored Boko Haram before the terrorist sect began launching attacks in other parts of the county. The former Speaker of the House of Representatives warned that if…

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JUST IN: IGP Promotes 25 police officers in Katsina state

The Katsina state police command has announced the promotion of 25 officers to various ranks on the recommendation of Inspector General of Police (IGP) Ibrahim K. Idris. The public relation officer of the command DSP Gambo Isah disclosed this to reporters in Katsina. He said the superintendent police officers promoted to the rank of chief superintendent, deputy superintendents to the rank of superintendents, while 16 inspectors promoted to assistant superintendents respectively. READ MORE: Armed robbers clash with police in Malumfashi Congratulating the newly promoted officers, the state commissioner of police Usman…

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Katsina Govt. promotes 19,600 teachers, interviews 1,900-Official

Katsina State Government says it has promoted 19,600 teachers as part of the effort to enhance teachers’ welfare and boost education sector. Lawal Buhari, the Executive Chairman of the State Universal Basic Education Board, SUBEB, made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria NAN in Daura on Friday. He said the promotions were outstanding of 2013, 2014 and 2015. ‘’We are now working on the 2016 and 2017 promotions,” he said. Buhari said out of the number, 13,000 teachers concerned had been notified, adding that other beneficiaries…

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Katsina State to retrain 15,000 unqualified teachers

No less than 15,000 classroom teachers lack requisite qualification to teach in primary and secondary schools in Katsina State. The state suffers dearth of teachers in English and Mathematics and requires an additional 927 teachers to bridge the gap. Chairman of the state Restoration Education Committee, Badamasi Lawal, stated this before sallah break while presenting its mid-term report to Governor Aminu Bello Masari. The committee was set up to assess the education sector with a view to addressing its challenges. Lawal said of the number, 10,000 teachers were in secondary…

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UMYUK agrees 170 Cut-Off mark, fixed Post UTME date

The management of Umaru Musa Yar’adua University, Katsina (UMYUK) at its 85th regular meeting deliberated and approved 170 JAMB score cut-off marks as requirement for entry into 2017/2018 academic session. The statement signed by the public relation officer Fatima Sanda Kaita seen by KATSINA POST said “The decision was informed by number of applicants seeking admission into the university” The statement also stated that “So far fifteen thousand two hundred and twenty four (15, 224) applicants applied for the university as their first choice.” But, “the approved quotaprovided by the…

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