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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Opposition party instigated intending pilgrims to protest against us – Katsina Gov’t

The Executive Secretary of the Katsina State Pilgrims Welfare Board, Muhammad Abu Rimi, has blamed the opposition behind a protest over delay in the 4th flight of intending pilgrims from the state. But the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) distanced itself from the protest, saying that it was a clear sign of failure on the part of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Pilgrims on the 4th flight had alleged going through undue hardship of sleeping on the floor following the delay at the airport. Speaking on the matter, Rimi…






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Katsina United end 12-game losing away run with vital draw against Rivers United in Port Harcourt

Katsina United have ended a 12-game losing run of away games with a crucial point in a hard-fought encounter against Rivers United in an NPFL matchday 33 fixture at the Yakubu Gowon Stadium in Port Harcourt. Katsina United have thus moved a position off the relegation pack – 16th place with 43 points from 33 games. ‘The Chanji Boys’ will now welcome Wikki Tourists in their next NPFL game Rivers United have dropped to 17th on the table with 42 points from 33 games. ‘The Pride of Rivers’ will host already…






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We spent N7 billion on salary payment to Katsina lecturers ‘so far’ – Masari

Katsina state government under the leadership of Governor Aminu Bello Masari has so far spent over N7 billion on the payment of salaries to lecturers in its institutions during the past two years of his administration. This was made known by the Special adviser to the Governor on higher education Dr. Badamasi Lawal Charanchi earlier today when he represented the Governor at Federal University, Dutsin-ma at a programme for the award of certificates of excellence to some students of the University who excelled in academic performance during the 2015/2016 academic session. He…






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JUST IN: Amidst crises, 91 students graduated with first class honor in FUDMA

No fewer than 325 students of Federal University Dutsin-ma, Katsina State, have been awarded certificates of excellence for their outstanding performance during the 2015/2016 academic session. The Acting Vice Chancellor of the university, Armayau Bichi, a professor, awarded the certificates to the recipients in Dutsin-ma, Katsina on Monday. Mr. Bichi said 91 students were named “university scholars” for obtaining Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 4.50 and above in their studies. He said the students who appeared in the vice chancellor’s honour list of academic excellence would also enjoy university…






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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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Masari set to reshuffle states-owned Tertiary Institutions

Katsina State Governor, Aminu Bello Masari, has expressed anger at some policies of tertiary institutions in the state, stating that political considerations rather than desire for excellence are responsible for some of the policies in many instances. The governor said this in Katsina, the Katsina State capital, on Thursday evening while receiving the report of the Justice Saddiq Abdullahi Mahuta-led committee on the performance of heads of tertiary institutions owned by the state. Masari, however, said his government did not have time to waste on political considerations in matters affecting…






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Rt. Hon. Muduru asks Masari to establish school of midwifery in Mani

Katsina state house of assembly adopts a motion seeking for the state government to establish school of midwifery in Mani local government. This was unanimously endorsed by the house after the Honorable member representing the local government in Honorable Aliyu Sabi’u Muduru present the motion on the floor of the house. While presenting the motion, Rt. Honourable Aliyu Muduru stated that Mani local government is the only local government among its pairs that did not have a tertiary institution. He then enjoined his colleagues to support the motion as it…






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Rainstorm, floods destroyed over 1,000 houses in Katsina this year – SEMA

No fewer than 1000 houses have been destroyed or left partially damaged in rainstorm and floods ravaged communities across Katsina State this year, the Executive Director, State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), Dr. Aminu Garba Waziri, has disclosed according to Leadership. Speaking at the start of the distribution of two trailer load of cement and 600 bundles of roofing sheets to flood victims at Inwala Jengebe in Batagarawa Local Government Area, on Saturday, Waziri noted that 307 persons were rendered homeless a forth night ago by the flood disaster which affected…






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AL-Qalam University beats three others to win ‘debate champions’ trophy

Political Science Students of Al-Qalam University, Katsina emerged overall champion in this year’s Inter University debate organized by the World Trade Organisation (WTO) Mock Summit and Research Group in collaboration with the Faculty of Social and Management Sciences, Bayero University, Kano. This is contained in the statement signed by Akilu A. Atiku tthe university’s head of Public Affairs Unit and gotten by KATSINA POST.  The students beat their colleagues from Kaduna State University (KASU), Umar Musa Yar’adua University, Katsina (UMYU) and the host Bayero University Kano. The four universities debated on…






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