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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Meet Abdullahi Abdulaziz MASHI – veteran accountant, FG’s newly appointed Perm Sec 

Abdulaziz Mashi Abdullahi is a Katsina state born Accountant and Financial Manager. Over the past three decades, he has worked in a wide variety of professional capacities in both the private and public sectors. He’s currently the Director of Finance and Accounts in Nigeria Security and Defence Corps, Abuja.He’s a recipient of various certificates in management, accounting and computer appreciation courses. Abdullahi was born in Mashi, Mashi LGA of Katsina State on the 12th of August 1961, about a year after Nigeria gained her independence. He attended LEA Mashi Primary…






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Katsina Gov’t begins preparation ahead of the state’s 30th anniversary

Twenty-six-member committee has been inaugurated for the 30th anniversary celebration of Katsina state. The committee is chaired by the state SGS Dr. Mustapha Inuwa. While Inaugurating the committee at the state secretariat, Dr. Mustapha Inuwa calls on the committee members to ensure success in the upcoming cerebration. He said “It’s a mandate of the committee to suggest the time, line of activities for the befitting 30th anniversary celebration”. The SGS said the event will honor invited guess, eminent citizens and illustrious sons and daughters of the state. “It is also…






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Katsina Police command arrest one Abdullahi Ibrahim – notorious armed robber disguising in police uniform to rob

Katsina State Police command has successifully arrest one Abdullahi Ibrahim – notorious armed robber disguising in police uniform to rob in Katsina State. This is made known to newsmen in the state by the Katsina State Police command during a press briefing yesterday Wednesday, 9th August, 2017. During the press briefing, the police commissioner stated that: “As clampdown on all forms of crime and criminality in Katsina state thrives on, criminal hideouts will continue to be raided with a view to liberating the state and keeping the hoodlums at bay.” “On…






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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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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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It is unfortunate that Katsina APC could not handle ‘only’ 4,000 pilgrims successfully – PDP

The PDP chairman in Katsina State Salisu Majigiri said it was regrettable that the APC could not handle only 4,000 pilgrims in the state without showing revealing its incompetence. The chairman of the opposition party in the state was reacting to the Executive Secretary of the Katsina State Pilgrims Welfare Board, Muhammad Abu Rimi, who was reported to have put the blamed on PDP regarding the unfortunate protests by intending pilgrims over delay in the 4th flight of intending pilgrims from the state. Alhaji Salisu Majigiri also added that this…






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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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