Katsina Women journalists mobilises women to fight rising rape cases

The Nigeria Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ) Katsina State Branch has today visited Daura Local Government in continuation of their state-wide campaign to sensitise women on protective measures against rape. According to the Chairperson of the Association, Hajiya Hauwa Yalladan the campaign was part of the association’s efforts to highlight the dangers of rape in the society and also empower women on how to protect themselves against what she called the ‘rising menace of rape’ in the society. Katsina Post checks revealed that the state-wide campaign team includes women Islamic…

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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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FUDMA approves downward review of students’ school fees by over 50%

The senate of the Federal University Dutsin-ma (FUDMA) has on its 24th regular meeting had approved for the downward reviewed the university’s students fees. The public relations officer of the University, Mr. Isyaku Karofi confirmed this when Katsina Post visited his office today 16th of October 2017. Karofi stated that, the senate of the university deem it necessary to review the fee looking at the current economic situation bedeviling the country. It would be recalled that, the last administration of the university under the leadership of Prof. Haruna A. Kaita…

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JUST IN: Katsina State gov’t and ICPC ‘fighting’ over investigation of corruption cases

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) and the Katsina State government are currently at ‘fighting’ over who has the prosecutorial powers over those who have admitted to abuse of office in the previous administrations in Katsina – president Muhammadu Buhari’s home state. At a resumed sitting of the Katsina State high court where the ICPC is prosecuting three former officials of the last administration, the state Attorney general and Commissioner for justice, Mr. Ahmed El-Marzuk sought the permission of the court to take over the prosecution…

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BREAKING! UMYUK lost a ‘beautiful’ student to snake bite

News reaching us at www.katsinapost.com from Umaru Musa Yar’adua University Katsina has it that a lady, Zainab Umar bitten by a snake on her way to the University’s Library died this morning. The beautiful lady, Zainab, who is a spill over student of Economics department was recently bitten by a dangerous snake and later died in the early hours of today. Already, the body of the deceased had been burried at her family residence in Dandume Local Government Area. READ ALSO: UMYUK loss another 200Level Female student Some of the…

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Read what Masari said about attack on Ibrahim Coommasie’s residence

Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State has issued a statement condemning the attack on a former Inspector General of Police (IG) and Sardauna Katsina, Alhaji Ibrahim Commassie’s residence at Katsina GRA Saturday night by unidentified gunmen, which led to the death of a police officer with another one seriously injured. This is contained in a statement signed by the governor’s media aide, Abdu Labaran Malumfashi, in Katsina on Sunday. Governor Masari described the attack as dastardly, callous and cowardly, vowing that all those behind the targeted attack would be…

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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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Teachers’ union brings succor to 5 schools in Dutsin-ma (Pictures)

The Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), Dutsinma branch under the leadership of Comrade Sanusi Ibrahim Aha has on Friday launched the first phase of its Integration Campaign to the post Primary School teachers of the Local Government. The Chairman alongside his Secretary, Vice Chairman II and some other Excos paid visits to the beneficiary Schools to see the condition of the schools and in addition hear from the teachers if having any issue to look into. Imran Yusuf Danzango who is the S.A Media to the NUT chair informed Katsina…

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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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UPDATE! Katsina police command gives full details of what transpires at Ibrahim Comassie’s residence

FOILED ARMED ROBBERY ATTACK AT THE FORMER IGP’S RESIDENCE  ALHAJI IBRAHIM AHMADU COOMASIE GCON, NPM, mni Yesterday being 14/10/2017 at about 20:00hrs, 2 armed hoodlums riding on a motorbike attacked mobile policemen posted on guard duty at the residence of former IGP Alhaji Ibrahim Ahmadu Coomasie GCON, NPM, mni, the Sardaunan Katsina and Chairman Arewa Consultative Forum. The hoodlums met a stiff resistance from the mobile policemen who prevented from getting access into the residence.   However, during the gun duel one Force Number 264505 Sgt Musa Ibrahim attached to…

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