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Governor Masari revealed the actual number of classes, teachers Katsina needs 

The Katsina state Governor, Alhaji Aminu Bello Masari has announced a deficit of 16,000 classrooms in primary schools across the state. Alhaji Aminu Masari was speaking when he received the World Bank Mission on the Nigeria Education Project, Mr Adekola who paid him a courtesy visit at government house, Katsina. The Governor also announced a […]

Meet the 4 new Katsina Permanent Secretaries sworn-in 

The four newly appointed Permanent Secretaries in Katsina were today Monday sworn-in by Governor Aminu Masari with a call on them to be steadfast and work diligently for the betterment of the state. Masari also urged them to be champions and vanguard of government policies and programs aimed at making life better for the populace. […]

Full Match Commentary: Katsina United trashed FC Ifeanyiubah 3 – 0 at home

‘The Chanji Boys’ Katsina United recorded yet another emphatic home win victory over FC IfeanyiUbah in an entertaining and action-packed encounter decided at the Muhammadu Dikko Stadium in Katsina. Katsina United have now shot to fifth position on the back of this result with 13 points from nine games. Goals from Eric Dufegha, Tasiu Lawal […]

Buhari meets in close door with Katsina elders in Daura 

Katsina leaders and elders in Katsina State on Sunday held a closed door meeting with PresidentMuhammadu Buhari at his Daura country home, Punch newspaper reports.  Governor Aminu Masari, who led the delegation to the meeting, told journalists that it was to identify with President Buhari’s efforts at re-positioning the country. He said, “The senior citizens […]

2019 Elections: Arch. Yar’adua reveals 3-points agenda as Governor of Katsina State 

A PDP gubernatorial aspirant for the upcoming 2019 general elections in Katsina State, Arch. Ahmed Aminu Yar’adua has revealed his three (3) main agenda through which he will transform the state if he succeed in becoming Governor. According to him, if elected, he will accord priority to commercial agriculture in order to reduce abject poverty, give […]

Katsina: The 8 politicians that may challenge, topple Governor Masari in 2019 elections

As 2019 draws nearer and the nation feels the effect of the preparations for elections, contenders for the top seat in Katsina State are girding their loins for the internal competitions within their platforms and the ultimate contest in the governorship election. The next general elections is more than a year away, but the fact […]

11 states get N16.1bn budget loan from Buhari

Eleven of the 23 states that have access to the federal government’s  budget support loan facility have received N16.1 billion as of January 2018. The Senior Special Assistant to Vice President on Media and Publicity, Laolu Akande, stated this after a meeting of the National Economic Council. Akande did not name the benefitting states, but […]

Katsina farmers revealed secret behind bumper harvest of potato

Irish potato farmers in Katsina State this year recorded bumper harvest and also enjoyed good market price for the produce, Daily Trust reports. The farmers attributed the good harvest to the use of organic manure on their farms this year instead of the inorganic variety they previously used. Last year, the farmers suffered poor market […]

Tragedy: Masari’s S. A., Abdullahi Orderly crushes to death own daughter with car

A very tragic news reaching us at has it that one of the Special Assistant to the Executive Governor of Katsina State in person of Abdullahi Abubakar crushed his own daughter to death with his car. According to the father of the deceased, Abdullahi who is also popularly known as Abdullahi Orderly, he mistakenly […]

Senator Abu Ibrahim speaks against the idea of state police 

The Chairman of the Senate Committee on Police Affairs, Senator Abu Ibrahim, Friday expressed his opposition to state police being suggested as a solution to insecurity in the country, Daily Trust reports. Addressing State House reporters, the senator argued that establishing state police must be confined to a specific aspect of the law. Asked if […]