Katsina: Police arrest notorious motorcycle thief, 2 others that buys from him

Katsina State Police command has arrested one Shamsu Sani that lives in Barhim village of Batagarawa, Katsina State earlier this month for allegedly camouflaging in Police uniform and motorcycle theft. This was made known to newsmen in the state by the police command during a press briefing earlier in the week. Bellow is the police press briefing regarding the arrest: “On 02/08/2017 the Command also succeeded in the arrest of one SHAMSU SANI ‘m’ alias “OFFICER” of Barhim village Katsina state, a notorious motorcycle thief who perpetrates his crime by…






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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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Lawmaker to establish Vocational Training College at Majigiri Town in Mashi L.G Area

In an effort to promote vocational training in Katsina state, a vocational training college is to be established at Majigiri town in Mashi local government area. The initiator of the college who is also a member at the house of the representatives representing Mashi/Dutsi constituency Honorable Mansur Ali Mashi said the college will be affiliated to Hassan Usman Katsina Polytechnic. According to the Lawmaker, the decision to establish the college at Majigiri was to give opportunity for the youths in Mashi, Dutsi, Daura, Kaita, Jibia, Mani and other local government…






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Two Nigerian Customs officials killed in Dutsi L.G Area

Two custom officers attached to the Katsina Area command were reportedly shot dead by unidentified gunmen in the state. The incident was said to have happened late hours of Sunday night at the Dogon Hawa, Shargele in Dutsi Local government area of the state. READ ALSO: Masari to establish oil refinery in Mani L.G- Commissioner Information gathered by vanguard revealed that the men were on operation patrol when the incident happened along the Daura – Katsina road. When contacted, the Customs Public Relations Officer, Theophilus Peter Duniya confirmed the incident to our correspondent. Duniya…






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Katsina: Dissolved PDP chairmen met, reaffirms their unflinching support to party

The Association of Local governments of Nigeria (ALGON), Katsina State Chapter has reaffirm her support to the state party of the PDP under the leadership of Alhaji Salisu Yusuf Majigiri. This was contained in a communique they issued and read by their Chairman Alhaji Lawal Dan Kaba which was seen by KATSINA POST after their meeting in the State PDP Secretariat yesterday Wednesday 27th of July. Bellow is the full communique as signed by Hon. Ibrahim L. Dankaba:   PREAMBLE The Association of Local Governments in Nigeria (ALGON) having met…






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Katsina state government spent N6bn on flood control projects in 2017 – Commissioner

Katsina State Government has spent N6 billion on flood control projects in 2017, the state Commissioner for Lands and Survey, Abubakar Ilu, said in Katsina on Wednesday. Ilu made the disclosure at the opening of 2017 Mandatory Continuing Professional Development Programme of Nigeria Institute of Town Planners. KATSINA POST learnt that the theme of this year’s programme is: ‘‘Enhancing the Livability of Formal Settlements.’’ The commissioner explained that the fund was spent on the construction of drainage to prevent soil erosion, environmental degradation and flooding. Ilu further said that the…






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Katsina Police arrests 2 teenagers hoodlums for attacking a helpless woman, robbing her N50,000, iPhone

The police in Katsina State have arrested two young men, Abubakar Nura, 20, alias Garkuwa, and Ismail Usman,19, for allegedly attacking a woman, Hajiya Hasiya Mansir, and robbing her of the sum of N50,000. A statement from the Katsina State Police Command, signed by its Spokesperson, DSP Isa Gambo, said the suspects specialized in using motorbike to attack their victims with dangerous weapons to rob them of their belongings. The statement added that the duo and one other suspect now at large had on July 2, 2017, attacked Hasiya Mansir…






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I employ more than 400 staff in 8years- Katsina FMC Boss

The federal medical center Katsina says it will continue to ensure the provision of quality health services to the people of the state. This was disclosed by the outgoing medical director of the FMC Dr. Umar Farouk Abdulmajid during his speech held the conference hall of the center. Dr. Abdulmajid who described the people of Katsina state as friendlies says he was able to provide amenities to center and employ more than 400 staff during his eight years in office. He said the management of the center will continue to…






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3 dead, 5 injured as gunmen attack Batagarawa Community

Three persons were killed and five injured when unknown gunmen attacked six communities in Batagarawa LGA in Katsina State. Dailytrust Reports The communities are Bambami, Tsanni, Dabai Bayawa, Makatanawa, Dan Iya and Alale. The member representing Batagarawa constituency in the state House of Assembly, Yakubu  Tsanni who tabled the issue on the floor of the Assembly  under matter of urgent attention, called on concerted authorities to come to the aid of the area. In his remark, the Speaker, Yahaya Kusada, lamented the attack which he said was coming after few…






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FUDMA crises worsen as court reinstates Prof Kaita, University closed ‘indefinitely’

The senate of the Federal University Dutsin-ma (FUDMA) has yesterday Friday, 2nd of June 2017 ordered all students of the university to vacate and proceed home until further notice. KATSINA POST learnt that this was contained in an internal memo from the chairman of the school senate and signed by the university’s Acting Vice Chancellor Prof A. H. Bichi. It was stated in the memo that the decision to close the university was after the 10th Emergency meeting of the senate which reviewed the security situation in the university. However,…






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