Tags : Katsina State

Four Bandit Leaders Surrender In Katsina, Give Up Machine Guns

Four suspected leaders of bandits have surrendered themselves to the Police along with several arms and ammunition, as well as rustled cows in Katsina State. Parading the repentant bandits at the Police Headquarters in the State, Police Commissioner, Mr Sanusi Buba identified the four to include Sale and Mani Turwa, Ado Sarki and Sani Mai-daji. […]

APC Flags Off National Membership Registration Exercise

The All Progressives Congress. APC, has flagged off its Nationwide membership registration, update, and revalidation exercise in Daura, Katsina State, The exercise was flagged off on Saturday, January 29, 2021, with President Muhammadu Buhari in attendance. The flag off paves the way for a Stakeholders meeting on Monday, February 1; training of State and Local […]

One Soldier Dead As Troops Kill 10 Bandits In Katsina

At least ten armed bandits have been killed while several others sustained various degrees of injuries in a gun battle with the troops of Operation Sahel Sanity in Faskari and Jibiya Local Government areas of Katsina State. Channels TV reports that in a statement issued on Tuesday, January 12, 2021, the acting Director of Defence […]

Military Kills 50 Bandits, Recovers Livestock In Katsina, Zamfara States

As part of efforts to stamp out banditry in the Northwest zone, troops of Operation HADARIN DAJI have killed fifty bandits in Kuriya village of Kaura Namoda LGA of Zamfara State. In a statement signed by the Director, Defence Media Operations, Major General John Enenche, the troops with close air support by the Air Component, […]

19 People Killed, Nine Others Injured In Kaduna Attacks

No fewer than 19 people have been killed in fresh and reprisal attacks in Giwa Local Government area of Kaduna State. The killings and counter-killings occurred at Kaya community which shares a boundary with Hayin Kaura village in Dandume LGA of Katsina State. The Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs in Kaduna, Mr Samuel […]

“Abductors Of Students Have Contacted Us”, Masari Tells Buhari

Katsina State Governor Bello Masari, has told President Muhammadu Buhari that the abductors of students in Kankara Local Government Area of the State have contacted the State Government.  The Governor, who was accompanied by the Deputy Governor of the State, Manir Yakubu, to the President on Monday, December 14, 2020, said the kidnappers had made […]

Police Arrest 15 Suspects Over Banditry, Cattle Rustling In Katsina

At least 15 suspects have been arrested in connection with banditry and cattle rustling by the Police in Katsina State. Channels TV reports that the suspects were arrested across Danmusa and Batsari Local Government Areas of the State where a total of 228 cows along with 267 rustled sheep were recovered in their possession. The […]

Bandits Reportedly Kill Seven People In Katsina

About seven persons have been reported killed after bandits attacked several communities in Kasai and Nahuta villages of Batsari Local Government Area of Katsina State. A resident of Kurmiyal, a neighbouring community, Sama’ila Lihidda, confirmed the incident to Channels Television on a phone call Saturday, June 20, 2020. Lihidda stressed that the hoodlums attacked the […]

Masari Prohibits Street Begging In Katsina

Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State has prohited all forms of street begging and directed the continued closure of all Islamiyya and Almajirai (allo) schools in the State. The directive was contained in a new Press statement which was signed by the Secretary to the state Government, SGS, Mustapha Muhammad Inuwa. The statement read […]

Buhari Welcomes Emir Of Daura After Recovering From COVID-19

President Muhammadu Buhari says he is delighted at the news of the recovery and discharge from hospital of His Highness, Umar Faruk Umar, the Emir of Daura, after 10 days in intensive care. The President also applauded the dedicated and hardworking hospital staff of the Federal Medical Centre Katsina and other frontline medical and health […]