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What N1.6bn Can Do in Katsina – By Engr. Abu Aminu 

With about 360 wards in Katsina. If 50 people are picked from each ward that is 18000 people. If each person is given N80,000 (eighty thousand Naira) to start a business the total will b N1,000,440,000 (1 billion four hundred and forty thousand naira). We still have a balance of N160,000,000 (one hundred and sixty […]

Opinion: Sheathe Thine Sword, a Call on Ridiculous Critics of Katsina Emirate – By Abubakar Abdulkadir (PhD)

Further to my rejoinder; vindication after half a century earlier published by Katsina post on 16th June, 2017, wherein I undertake an objective assessment of the allegations of pogrom directed against Katsina emirate by some  writers such as; Prof. Agwu; allegations that were based on information sourced from the grapevine, I feel it is  necessary […]

The Cattle Rustlers Amnesty in Katsina and its Repercussion – By Dikko Muhammad

With all sincerity, one can say that the amnesty offered to cattle rustlers in Katsina by the State Government has provided a relative peace in the hitherto ravaged areas where the rustlers staged a vicious reign of terror. While it is worthy to commend the effort of the Masari adnistration, there are impending issues that […]

OPINION: On The Proposed Katsina Local Governments Summit – By Engr. Abu Aminu

I read in a National Daily, that His Excellency will soon Summon A Local Government Summit. I think he was ill advised. In my own opinion, we dont need a Summit on Local Governments. Because We cant restructure them, we cant abrogate them. His Excellency Gov. Masari should take the bold Step of Telling us […]

OPINION: Vindication after Half a Century: Katsina Emirate’s Stance on Protection of Igbos and the 1966 Pogrom Question – By Dr. Abubakar Abdulkadir

The recent ultimatum issued by the youth wing of the Arewa forum based in Kaduna asking all Igbos living in the North to leave the region, has re-ignited half a century old claim of Pogrom which was purportedly said to have been orchestrated by some northern elements, particularly the military officers from the region who […]

OPINION: Lt. Col. Abu Ali burial: Mr. President, you should have go yourself -By Comr. Bala yola

Mr. President Sir, I don’t think your Decision of sending Delegations to the burial Of a brave hero is on the right spot. this gentle man who died fighting for your peace of mind in a cold Blood, Lt Col. Muhammad Abu Ali’s death touches the heart of every progressive minded citizen who wants the […]


SINCE April this year, there have been series of protests in North Dakota, the United states because an oil company is building oil pipeline which will cross a sacred burial ground and the Missouri river, the main source for the standing Rock Sioux tribe. In another part of the world, the North in Nigeria, people […]

OPINION: Funtua Motor Park: Open Letter To Governor Aminu Bello Masari – BY Abdul Shamsu

It is with a deep sense of humility that I write to convey to you my sincere feelings on the Proposed rehabilitation of Funtua Local Government central motor park project,  No doubt, many of us were happy when the news came in that you will rehabilitate the motor park. We had reasons to be happy […]

Opinion: The deafening silence of the Karaduwa politics- Thursday Column by Dikko Muhammad

Since 1999, some people at the southern part of Katsina State, notably Malumfashi, Funtua, Kankara, Sabuwa, Dandume, Faskari etc also known as Karaduwa have been pointing accusing fingers to the central part of Katsina State. To them, the southern part of the state has not been justly and ably represented politically. As result, the region […]


The quality of teachers/lecturers in our schools across the board today is nothing to write home about, as many of them are employed on the basis of “who you know” at the expense of merit. To check the quality of teachers/lecturers in our schools, the government as well as education stakeholders in the private institutions […]