All you need to know about Tukur Jikamshi – newly appointed GM Katsina State Investment Promotion Agency

Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State has approved the appointment of Alhaji Tukur Ahmad Jikamshi as the Director General of the state’s newly established ‘Katsina State Investment Promotion Agency’ (KIPA).  Ibrahim holds Bsc Economics  and Masters Business Administration from ABU Zaria and University  of Ilorin respectively. He is a fellow chattered Economist and fellow chattered Institute  of Commerce of Nigeria. Ritered from the services of Bank Of Agriculture as Deputy General Manager with over two decades of working experiance. Alhaji Ibrahim was one time the Director  General of Kano…

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Katsina among only 4 states that can pay salary without borrowing – Report

Only four states in Nigeria can pay salaries without borrowing according to a new report by BudgIT,  a civil society organisation. The report, State of State 2017, was launched on Last week, Thursday and released to the public on Friday same week. “Important is states’ ability to meet their recurrent expenditure obligation with all revenue source — a test of prudent fiscal management. Kano, Katsina, Rivers and Lagos top that portion of the index. “In effect, only four states could meet their recurrent expenditure obligation without resorting to borrowing or…

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NFF elections to hold in Katsina

The annual general Assembly of Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) has approved Katsina as venue the next NFF Elective Congress. The date for election was fixed as 30th September 2018. However, this approval is subject to any amendments to the Statutes in view of the coming NFF Bill. Similarly, the congress composed new NFF Electoral and NFF Electoral Appeal Committees thus: Electoral Committee: Barr. Mohammed Sani Katu; Mr. Sani Salawu; Barr. S.C.A. Umeha; Barr. Olusola Oke; Mr. Mohammed Manzo; Dr. Mohammed Sanusi (Secretary). Standby: Hon. Isong Isang; Barr. Mohammed Aliyu Sambo.…

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UMYUK snake bite: Father of the deceased to drag university to court

The biological Father of the snake bitten UMYUK late student Zainab Umar in person of Umar Shitu has hinted of the possibility of him taking a legal action against the management of Ummaru Musa ‘Yar’adua University over the death of his daughter. In a chat with Dailytrust, Umar Shitu said: “My daughter is no more but I want to take legal action because I’m thinking of negligence on the part of the school. I’m presently making contacts”. “What is more worrying was that the school management was not represented at…

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Masari appoints Tukur Jikamshi as DG ‘Katsina State Investment Promotion Agency’ 

Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State has approved the appointment of Alhaji Tukur Ahmad Jikamshi as the Director General of the state’s newly established ‘Katsina State Investment Promotion Agency’ (KIPA).  Ibrahim holds Bsc Economics  and Masters Business Administration from ABU Zaria and University  of Ilorin respectively. He is a fellow chattered Economist and fellow chattered Institute  of Commerce of Nigeria. Ritered from the services of Bank Of Agriculture as Deputy General Manager with over two decades of working experiance. Alhaji Ibrahim was one time the Director  General of Kano…

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Gov’t college Funtua students ‘excel’, to represents Katsina in National Solar energy competition 

Katsina State represented by Government College (DW) Funtua has won first position at the North West Geo political Zone level of the Solar Energy Technology Competition  held at Usman Danfodiyo University, Sokoto on 18th October 2017. The winning project “multipurpose solar collector system” emerged the champion with a cash prize of N250,000, while students from Sokoto and Kaduna State emerged second and third positions respectively. Katsina State now according to our sources qualified to represent the State at the national level of the competition in Abuja later. READ ALSO: 6…

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Commissioner Move to Save Over 260 Malnourished Children in Rimi, Jibia (Photos)

The honorable commissioner of women affairs Dr. Badiyya Hassan Mashi has commended governor Masari’s effort toward assisting women and children in the state. Dr. Badiyya made the commendation while donating locally made dietary supplement called Garin Lapia to over 260 malnourished children in Sabon garin Kalgo and Dangarin Kada villages of Rimi and Jibia local government areas of Katsina state. While donating, the commissioner described healthy condition, proper upbringing and education as leading ingredients in realizing valuable society. She pointed out that governor Masari-led administration has so far recorded success…

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KEDCO begins disconnection of government accounts in Katsina over unpaid bills

The management of Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO) has ordered regional managers of Katsina and Jigawa to disconnect state government accounts over non payment of outstanding charges. The operation is expected to commence on Thursday 19 October 2017. In addition, management urged (MD) maximum demand coordinators to help in distinguishing such organizations, ministries, department and agencies. However, the head office acknowledged managers effort towards achieving organisational goal. It could be recalled that earlier this month, the management of KEDCO was under serious criticism due to the epileptic power supply in…

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OPINION: Unemployment in Nigeria: The Missing Road – By Dr. Ahmed Adamu

When we had Youth Round Table Discussion with the Nigerian Senate President in October 2017, I made some comments regarding unemployment, which I would like to expatiate below. As at last quarter of 2016, the Nigerian unemployment rate was 14.2%, which means in every 100 Nigerians at least 14 of them are unemployed, which means they are capable and willing to get a job, but they cannot get one. Policy makers and commentators usually rely on this misleading indicator, which is why most of unemployment policies do not work. The…

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Those that dragged Masari to court are just trying to distract him – Masur Ali Mashi

The purported legal action instituted against Katsina state government by some staff of Local government is nothing but a ploy to distract the state governor Aminu Bello Masari from aggressively pursuing the implementation of his restoration agenda. A member of the House of Representatives Mansur Ali Mashi in a chat with newsmen said these workers are mainly those that refused to avail themselves during a screening exercise conducted round the 34 local government areas and should have themselves to blame for their predicaments.   According to him, most of them…

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