Harvest crashes price of foodstuff in Katsina Market

Daily trust reports that the price of farm produce has significantly reduced as farmers are recording bumper harvests in Katsina State. Several factors, such as complementary and composite demands of the produce have seen prices dwindle in recent weeks. Sorghum for example was expensive last season with its price at between N16,000 and N18,000 by this time but this year, Daily Trust gathered that it costs as low as N9,000 due to the bumper harvest of maize and millet that are its direct substitutes. Alhaji Adamu Nalado, an agri-entrepreneur in…

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Police Arrests Kidnap Gang Leader in Malumfashi L.G area

Katsina State Police Command says it has arrested a 30-year-old man who specialized in kidnapping rich people for ransom. Mr Beson Gwama, the new Commissioner of Police in the state, told newsmen on Monday in Katsina that the suspect was a leader of a kidnap syndicate whose operations had created fears among the people in the area. According to the commisiner, the suspect was arrested while attempting to kidnap the manager of a filling station who is the son of a business man in the state. He said, “The ring…

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Man, 50, rapes 3-year-old to death in Funtua

The Nigerian Police Katsina state command have arrested a fifty-year-old man, Abdullahi Sani alias MAI’AYA of Jabiri area in the Funtua local government area of the state, for allegedly raping a three-year-old girl to death. The police spokesman in the state, DSP Gambo Isah, in a statement on Monday said Sani was arrested on October, 12. According to him, Sani allegedly lured the toddler to an uncompleted building at Jabiri area and forcefully had carnal knowledge of her. The little girl was said to have sustained serious injuries from the…

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Police Arraigns Woman Over Stepson’s Death in Kaita LG area

The police in Katsina State have arraigned a 21-year-old woman, Samsiya Hayatu, over the death of her stepson, Ahmed, who suffered third-degree burns, after being scalded by hot water. The two-year-old Ahmed lived with his father, Hayatu, and the stepmother at Yandaki town in the Kaita Local Government Area of Katsina State before the incident. Northern City News had reported the death of the toddler last month. Competent police sources revealed that Samsiya was picked up and subsequently arraigned for culpable homicide before a Katsina State Senior Magistrates’ Court on…

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Police Arrests 4 Suspected Rustlers Recovers 370 Cows, 24 Sheeps In Katsina

The Nigerian Police force Katsina state command has arrested four suspected cattle rustlers, recovers 370 cows and 24 sheeps. This is contained in a statement signed by the command spokesman DSP Gambo Isa and made available to newsmen in Katsina. According to DSP Isah, the Command in partnership with local vigilante groups has succeeded in various mop up operations against cattle rustlers at Sabuwa, Safana, Batsari and Danmusa Local governments’ areas. He said, those arrested include one Shuaibu Iliya ‘m’ aged 28yrs of Likimo Fulani settlement, Danmusa LGA Katsina state…

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7 Health Benefits of Ginger You Don’t Know

Health Benefits Historically, ginger has a long tradition of being very effective in alleviating symptoms of gastrointestinal distress. In herbal medicine, ginger is regarded as an excellent carminative (a substance which promotes the elimination of intestinal gas) and intestinal spasmolytic (a substance which relaxes and soothes the intestinal tract). Modern scientific research has revealed that ginger possesses numerous therapeutic properties including antioxidant effects, an ability to inhibit the formation of inflammatory compounds, and direct anti-inflammatory effects. Gastrointestinal Relief A clue to ginger’s success in eliminating gastrointestinal distress is offered by recent double-blind studies, which…

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FUDMA Moves To Eradicate Street Begging, Other Social Vices In Host Communities

The council members and the management of federal university Dutsin-ma (FUDMA) has assured their host communities of embarking on assisting women and children in the area. The council chairman Dr. Maraliya Zayyan disclosed this when she paid a courtesy visit to district head of Dutsin-ma and the head of administration of Dutsin-ma local government councils at their offices. She added that the programme would cover eradication of street begging in almajiri system, improper waste disposal and unemployment among youths in the area. Dr. Maridiya Zayyana therefore solicited the support of…

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How Katsina doctors battles to save a boy with burnt manhood

A four-year-old boy, Anas Abdulhadi, is currently battling to regain the use of his manhood after he suffered burns from hot water while playing at his father’s residence in Katsina. Punch reports It was learnt that Abdulhadi suffered severe burns in his groins after falling into a pot of hot water, which was allegedly prepared by his stepmother. Doctors at the General Hospital, Katsina, where the minor was first treated, said he may need to undergo physiotherapy after the open wounds might have healed up, to enable him to regain…

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Katsina CJ Swears in 5 New Sharia Court Judges (See List)

Five newly sharia court judges have been swear in yesterday by Katsina state chief judge, Justice Abdullahi Yusuf Kafur. The event  which held at the state high court auditorium, Justice Abdullahi Yusuf Kafur enjoined them to be Just while discharging their assignment. He advice the newly judges to read more for being up to date in Sharia dispensation. He called on them to be punctual to for effective service delivery. Those sworn in include Rabiu Tukur Kuki as principal sharia court judge, Abubakar Yusuf Abubakar and Adamu Abdulwahab, as senior Sharia…

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Trouble as NUC Accredits Only 3 Courses among 23 Offered in FUDMA

The governing council of the Federal University Dutsin-ma (FUDMA) has solicited the support of the Katsina state government toward accreditation of the university’s courses. The chairman of the governing council Dr. Maridiya Zayyana made the plea when she led the members of the governing council and the management of the institution on a courtesy call to the secretary to Katsina state government Dr. Mustapha Muhammad Inuwa. Dr. Maridiya said, “Out of the 23 courses grant by the university only 3 courses were accredited by the Universities Commission (NUC). She called…

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