Monday, June 21, 2021


Aminu Masari

I’m not retiring from active politics anytime soon – Ganduje

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has said that he may not retire from active politics anytime soon, even after being in politics since 1978.

81 bodies recovered from Kebbi boat mishap, says Gov. Bagudu

Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi says 81 bodies have so far been recovered from Wednesday’s boat mishap in Warrah, Ngaski Local Government Area of the...

Nigeria’s insecurity, temporary – Aregbesola

The Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, has described the state of insecurity in the country as temporary.

Katsina Assembly Fire: Masari urges lawmakers to seek alternative meeting place

Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State has urged the state House of Assembly to seek an alternative place of the meeting following the fire disaster at the chamber on Wednesday.

APC zoning arrangement: A knot too tough to untie, by Bala Ibrahim

Yesterday, Wednesday 14/04/21, the social media was awash with a breaking news about a new zoning arrangement for the ruling APC, come 2023. But...

Katsina Market Fire: We received N170m donation so far – Masari

Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina state has said that the sum of N170 million had so far been collected from philanthropists and other well-meaning Nigerians, as donations to victims of the recent fire incident at the Katsina Central Market.

Katsina gov’t to reintroduce development levy, cattle tax

The Katsina State Government is planning to reintroduce development levy and cattle tax in order to raise its revenue. Faruq Lawal-Jobe, who chairs the committee...

Buhari sends delegation to Katsina to condole with Dahiru Mangal over son’s death

President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the family of a billionaire businessman, Dahiru Barau Mangal, the government and people of Katsina State following the...

Fraud allegations: Katsina govt slams cybercrime charges against Mahadi Shehu

Katsina State Government has disclosed plans to drag a Kaduna- based businessman, Mahadi Shehu, before a Federal High Court over alleged cybercrime against the state government.

Security forces rescue 103 kidnap victims in Katsina – Masari

Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State on Friday said that security forces have rescued 103 kidnapped victims.

Buhari says Kankara abduction meant to embarrass his administration

President Muhammadu Buhari said on Friday that the abduction of 344 students of Government Science Secondary School, Kankara in Katsina State, was targeted at...

Don’t be distracted from your studies, Buhari tells Kankara schoolboys

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on the rescued students of Government Science Secondary School, Kankara, Katsina State, not to be distracted from their studies following their experiences with bandits.

BREAKING: Masari briefs Buhari, says ‘abductors of schoolboys contacted us’

Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State has met with President Muhammadu Buhari over the abduction of at least 333 students of Government Science Secondary School, Kankara.

We know the whereabouts of Kankara schoolboys — Defence Minister

The Minister of Defence, Bashir Magashi, has given an assurance that the abducted students of the Government Science Secondary School,Kankara, Katsina State, will be...

600 schoolboys still missing as Katsina govt shuts all boarding schools

The Katsina State Government has ordered the closure all boarding schools in the state, following mass abduction of schoolboys at Government Secondary School, Kankara. Speaking...

Buhari jets to Daura for one-week visit

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday arrived in Daura, Katsina State, to begin a one-week visit to his country home.

Masari expends N42.3bn on construction of 465km roads in Katsina – Commissioner

The Katsina State governor, Aminu Masari has spent the sum of N42.3 billion on the construction of 18 new roads across the state, covering 465 kilometers.

Banditry in Katsina worse than COVID-19 – Masari

Katsina State governor, Aminu Masari, has said that the terror and mayhem unleashed by bandits in the state is worse than COVID-19 pandemic.

9 Northern states to shut down schools over coronavirus

Schools in the North West zone are to be closed for 30 days to protect citizens from contacting the deadly Coronavirus, popularly known as COVID-19.

I will not surrender any state-owned institution for take-off of Daura federal Poly – Masari

Katsina State governor, Aminu Masari, has expressed reservations over the federal government’s plans to take over some structures of the state-owned institutions for the take-off of a federal poly in Daura local government area of the state.

UPDATED: Abductors of Gov. Masari’s mother-in-law yet to make contact

Gunmen in the early hours of Friday kidnapped Hajiya Maisitiyari, the mother-in-law of the governor of Katsina State, Aminu Masari.

Masari to Buhari: Your promised 3m votes intact despite postponed elections

Aminu Masari of Katsina state says the postponed elections will not affect the promise made by Katsina people to deliver three million votes for re-election bid of President Muhammadu Buhari on February 23.

Group tackles Masari, says Hadiza Bala Usman ‘helps Buhari more than any appointee in Katsina’

A political group, Katsina Youths for Sustainable Change, KYSC, has tackled the state governor, Aminu Masari’s claim that only DG SMEDAN and MD FMB...

Katsina govt spends N2bn to revive cotton, other crops

The administration is collaborating with ABU for the revival of cotton production in both dry and wet seasons.

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