Katsina govt. invests over N7bn on road construction- Masari

The Katsina State Government on Thursday said that it had invested over N7.5 billion on the construction of 200 kilometers of roads across the state. Governor Aminu Masari disclosed this in Daura during an inspection of completed road projects in Daura senatorial zone of the state. He said that the roads construction was ongoing in all the three senatorial zones of the state to assist rural dwellers to transport their farm produce to markets. The governor revealed that works had been completed on the Fago, Sandamu, Baure, Zango and Babban…

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Katsina govt. not working, has not delivered anything to the masses- APC AKIDA Laments

The factional group of All Progressives Congress, APC, in Katsina State, otherwise known as APC AKIDA, said yesterday that moneybags have hijacked the party in the state, saying it will soon reveal the names of the persons who hijacked the party. The group’s Vice Chairman, Publicity Committee, Baba Dahe Kurfi, stated this in an exclusive interview with Vanguard. Kurfi said the same persons, who are of the business community in the state and with Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, were now seemingly the elders or stakeholders of APC. He said the…

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Katsina Emir asks President Buhari to sign peace corps bill

The Emir of Katsina, Abdulmumini Usman, has declared support for the Peace Corps bill passed by the National Assembly. The bill, which seeks to turn the Peace Corps, a non-government organisation, into a government paramilitary agency, has elicited mixed reactions from Nigerians. Proponents see it as an avenue to create jobs for thousands of youth while critics describe as a duplication of functions already being performed by existing agencies and creation of another bureaucracy at a time the country is finding it difficult to pay workers’ salaries. The bill was…

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Masari submits Katsina’s 12-points views on restructuring to APC c’ttee

KATSINA STATE SUBMISSION TO THE ALL PROGRESSIVES CONGRESS COMMITTEE ON TRUE FEDERALISM, SUB-COMMITTEE ON ZONAL PUBLIC HEARING FOR KANO, JIGAWA, KATSINA & KADUNA STATES ON 28TH SEPTEMBER, 2017 1. CREATION/MERGER OF STATES Should Nigeria create more states or not? Although the agitation for the creation of additional states by some groups representing ethnic/sectional/regional interests is legitimate and can be viewed as aquest for development, the current economic reality in the country does not favor pursuing creation of states and local governments. 2. DERIVATION PRINCIPLE What percentage of federal collectable resources…

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Katsina Emirate Council Suspends “Kilishin Katsina” Over Misconducts

The Katsina state emirate council has suspended Kilishin Katsina Alhaji Iro sabe over misconducts. Katsina post reports According to a statement by the secretary of the emirate council Alhaji Mamman Ifo the traditional title holder was suspended following an allegation against him. Alhaji Iro Sabe is alleged to have extorted money from people in the name of the emirate council which according to the statement, the suspension is with immediate effect while investigation is going on. It been recalled that in earlier July 2017 the Emirate council announced the suspension of…

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Katsina @30: Police Deploys 1,687 Regular Policemen, MOPOL, Others

The Katsina State Police Command says it has deployed 1,687 regular policemen to various locations as major activities marking the 30th anniversary celebrations of the state, begin on Friday. Apart from this figure, according to the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Gambo Isah, seven units of Mobile Police (MOPOL) have also been mobilised to collaborate with other security agencies including the Army, Department of State Security (DSS), Nigeria Immigration Service, Nigeria Customs Service and the NSCDC, to further ensure adequate security during the celebrations. Isah said that police personnel…

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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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