Masari to establish oil refinery in Mashi L.G – Commissioner

Katsina state commissioner of commerce and industry and tourism Alhaji Abubakar Yusuf has disclosed plan by the governor Aminu Masari led-administration to establish a refinery in the state. READ ALSO: Katsina law maker escapes death as his car caught fire along highway (Pictures) Yusuf who disclosed this during the commissioning of the PVC and Vinyl Tube production lines managed by an indian firm, AMPRI Global limiteds in Kankia local government area of the state. According to him, the refinery will be established in Mashi local government area of the state. He…

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Katsina gov’t spent N4.8m monthly in payment of 215 midwifery services

Katsina state government is expending N4.8mn monthly in payment of allowances to 215 midwifery services staff deployed across the state as part of measures to enhance the service of comprehensive health centers. READ ALSO: BREAKING: Katsina assembly summons Mannir Yakubu, Mustapha Inuwa, 3 others over securty issues The executive chairman state primary health care development agency Dr. Muawiyya Aliyu revealed this when he paid the supervision and the general monitoring the activities of the comprehensive centers under the agency. Dr. Muawiyya visited Doro, Kayawa, Yandoma, Dutsi and Mashi comprehensive health centers.…

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Masari moves to promote religious tolerance in Katsina state

A standing committee in inter and intra-religious harmony has been inaugurated in Katsina state. While Inaugurating the committee on behalf of the governor at the state secretariat, the secretary of to the state government Dr. Mustapha Muhammad Inuwa said the Katsina government has resolved to maintain the prevailing peace in the state. READ ALSO: I employ more than 400 staff in 8years- Katsina FMC Boss He enjoined the members of the committee to be steadfast in other to attain the success and discharge their duties accordingly. Dr. Inuwa also expressed the…

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Katsina Gov’t spends N18.3B on gratuities

The Katsina State Government said it had expended N18.3 billion on payment of gratuities to retirees at both the state and local government service between May, 2015 and December, 2016. The state Head of Service, Alhaji Garba Sanda made the disclosure in Katsina on Monday at the opening of a three-day workshop for directors in the state. READ ALSO: UPDATE! Masari approves N4m for a block of 2 classrooms in Sandamu LGA  The head of service said that the payments were made to 11,110 retirees during the period under review. Sanda…

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Katsina Foundation Unveils Charity, Skills Empowerment For 200 Women

In a bid to complement Katsina State Government’s efforts at bringing succor to the less-privileged, a Non-Governmental Organisation, Daughters of Katsina Foundation, has put smiles on the faces of 200 women to kick start its operations in the state. The foundation initiated by the Senior Special Assistant to Governor Aminu Bello Masari on Donor Agencies and Inter-Governmental Relations, Fatima Usman Katsina, flagged off its philanthropic mission by distributing vegetable oil, medium sized bag of rice and several kilogrammes of meat to each of the 200 less privileged women. Speaking during…

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Katsina set to conduct LG elections- says Masari

Katsina State Government has concluded arrangements to convene stakeholders summit to discuss way forward for local government councils in the state. Daily trust reports Gov. Aminu Masari made the announcement on Monday in Katsina when the Emir of Katsina, Alhaji Abdulmumini Kabir, paid him the traditional ‘Sallah Homage’ known as ‘’Hawan-bariki.’’ READ ALSO:  BREAKING: Governor Masari “Personally” Frees 61 Inmates He said that the summit is billed for July this year. He added that during the summit, the government would provide financial details of funds accruing to local government councils to…

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Katsina State Targets 2m Children For Polio Immunisation

The Katsina State Government says it will immunise no fewer than two million children during the next round of Immunisation Plus Days (IPDs). Mr Abba Musa, the Assistant Health Educator, Katsina State Primary Healthcare Development Agency, made this known on Saturday in Katsina at a media focus group meeting. Musa said that the exercise meant for children below five years, would be conducted between July 8 and July 11 across the state. The health official said that the team of vaccinators would be going from house-to-house to administer the Oral…

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Over N352m spends on pre-nursery, primary schools across the state- Commissioner

Over N352 Million will be disbursed to government pre-nursery and primary schools in Katsina state under global partnership for education project. READ ALSO: Ahead of Sallah, Police in Katsina paraded notorious kidnapping syndicate terrorising the state This was disclosed when Katsina Education Commissioner Professor Halimatu Sadiya Idris visits Dutsin-Ma to monitor training workshops for the development of education in the state. The workshops are for early-child development teachers, school based development committees and on training English language. The commissioner accompanied by the state coordinator Global Partnership for Education Project Hajiya Halima…

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Philanthropist Donates Thousands to Clinics, Orphans in Zango L.G

Philanthropist donated drugs, building materials and school uniforms worth thousands of naira to clinics, orphanage and primary school pupils in Zango local government Area of Katsina state. READ ALSO: Ibrahim Magnet donates over N15million to Vulnerable families (PHOTOS) The Donor Alhaji Hassan Shu’aibu Kaware presented the materials at the ceremony held at the Zango District head palace. He said “The gesture is to contribute his quota toward the development of the area and Katsina state at large.” The philanthropist also donated N5, 000 to each 37 Imams in Zango, Rogogo and…

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14 year old Amina allegedly impregnated by a 16 year old boy in Mani LG 

A sixteen-year-old boy, (Abdulmalik Yau) of Durbi Ta Kusheyi village in the Mani local government Area has allegedly impregnated a fourteen-year-old girl, (Amina Ahmad) after allegedly raping her. READ ALSO: Subhanallah! Family in Batsari arrested for feeding dog with a day-old baby The boy and the girl are residing in the same house while the incident was reported to the police by the girl’s father, Murtala Lawal. The boy has however been remanded at the Childrens’ Remand Home on the orders of Hajiya Dikko who directed that he should be kept…

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