EU donates 120, 000 trees to Sandamu L.G

The European Union (EU) has donated 120,000 assorted tree seedlings to Sandamu Local Government Area of Katsina State. Leadership reports Alhaji Usman Ahmed, the Director of Agriculture, Sandamu Local Government Council, disclosed this to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Sandamu on Monday. He said that the council had started planting the seedlings in its efforts to implement the four-year EU fuel wood balancing programme in the area. He said that the EU initiative was aimed at providing sustainable energy due to the deficit of firewood, while protecting the environment…






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Katsina: Al-Qalam University Imam preaches against bank loan

The Chief Imam of the Katsina state owned Al-Qalam University, Sheikh Abubakar Maikano, has called on civil servants in Katsina to reject the usury loans secured for them by the Nigeria Labor Congress (NLC). Maikano, made the call while delivering a Friday sermon. He said that the call was necessary because the loan would be given with interests, which is ‘usury’ that Islam has forbidden. He quoted verses of the Quran where the Almighty Allah forbids Muslim faithful from taking anything that has to do with usury. Maikano, quoted prophet…






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Card readers must be use in the forth coming LGs elections – Katsina House of assembly

The bill to allow the use of Card reader in local government elections in Katsina State passes second reading. Katsina stae house of assembly has proposed the use of card readers in the forth coming local government elections in the state. The proposal is contained in the report submitted on the floor of the House by the House committee on administration by Honourable Murtala Ado Kaita who is the chairman of the committee. In the report, the total of six clauses were amended in the Katsina State electoral act 2000…






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Group backs Katsina Emir’s stance on “Igbo Quit Notice”

The Emir of Katsina, Alhaji Abdulmumuni Kabir Usman, has accused politicians and some prominent Nigerians as being behind the current hate speech by various youth groups which are further polarising the country along religious and ethnic divides. Daily trust reports Speaking when he received members of the Awareness for Good Leadership, Peace and Development in his palace yesterday, Usman advised such persons to desist from such acts for the overall well-being of the country. He assured that the emirate would continue to use its influence to protect all citizens of…






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Katsina Gov’t earmark N1.42bn for rehabilitation of 373 primary schools

The Katsina state government has paid it grant to the Universal Basic Education Board over N1.42bn for the construction and rehabilitation of 373 primary schools in the state. Governor Masari made the revelation on the occasion of the first speech and price giving ceremony of Senator Ibrahim Ida Model primary school Katsina. In a remark, the SUBEB chairman Lawal Buhari Daura said a total of 373 primary schools will be rehabilitated while another 68 blocks of new classrooms will be constructed. READ ALSO: Katsina: Masari to establish 3 FM radio stations…






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OPINION: To our Govenor, Right Honourable Aminu Bello Masari, on the $110 Million Loan – By Dikko Muhammad 

Your Excellency Sir, it is with profound respect I write to join other concerned people of Katsina State on the title of this piece, the loan debate. I appreciate your decision of calling for Town Hall Meetings to discuss crucial issues that affect the lives of our people. It is a way of carrying people along in a democratic government. I sense the urge by you and your team to develop Katsina State despite the shortfall of the revenue you experience coming to power. However, some of the measures being…






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JUST IN: Osinbajo confirms Dr. Suleiman Bello Mohammed as new Medical Director, FMC Katsina

Reports reaching us at KATSINA POST has it that Acting President of Nigeria Professor Yemi Osinbajo has approved the appointment of Dr. Sulaiman Bello as the substantive Medical Director of the Federal Medical Center, Katsina. Dr. Bello, a consultant Paediatrician and also an indegen of the state is now to manned the affairs of the institution. Before his appointment, Dr Bello served as the Head of Clinical Services of the Centre.  The appointment takes effect from 1st August 2017. Dr. Bello succeeded Dr. Abdulmajid – an indegen of Daura Local government…






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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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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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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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