Corps Member Detained By Police For Raping A Secondary School

The Katsina Command of the Nigerian Police Force confirmed that it has detained a corps member deployed to Katsina state who raped a junior secondary school girl, at his place of primary assignment. Command Spokesman, SP Gambo Isah confirmed the case in a chat with The Nation, on Friday, February 28, 2020 adding that the […]

Troops Kill 13 Bandits, Arrest Eight In Zamfara, Two Other

Troops have killed 13 bandits and arrested eight others in Zamfara, Katsina, and Kebbi States. The Acting Force Information Officer of Operation Hadari Daji, Captain Ayobami Oni-Orisan, disclosed this in a statement on Friday, February 21, 2020. He explained that the feat was recorded during clearance operations, ambushes and fighting patrols in several locations across […]

FG, Katsina To Establish Garment/Textile Factory In Funtua

The Federal Government in collaboration with the Government of  Katsina State  are set to  establish a  Garment /Textile factory in Funtua, Katsina State under the Manufactured in Nigeria, for Export, MINE, Policy promoted by the Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment. The Minister of State, for Industry, Trade and Investment, Hajiya Maryam Yalwaji Katagun, […]

Police Kill Notorious Kidnapper, Arrest Bandits In katsina

The Police Public Relations Officer in the katsina State, SP Gambo Isah, has disclosed that the Police have  succeeded in killing a notorious kidnapper, and arresting some suspected bandits in the state.  SP Gambo Isah who disclosed  this in a press statement on Thursday, stated that the arrested bandits were terrorising Kumare and Zakka villages […]

Revenge Killings In Katsina Unacceptable – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned latest rounds of attacks and killings between bandits and residents in Damkal and Tsanwa villages in Batsari Local Government area of Katsina state. Bandits on Friday evening February 14, 2020 carried out separate attacks on both villages, killing 30, mostly elderly women and children. In a statement on Sunday, The […]

22 Killed, 11 Injured In Katsina Accident

Twenty-two people mostly women and children were killed in a car accident along Kankia-Danja Road in Kafur town, Katsina State. The tragic crash involved two J5 buses and 36 people, on Saturday, February 15, 2020. The Spokesperson of the Federal Road Safety Corps in the state, Abubakar Usman, stated that 11 people were injured in […]

Katsina Bandits Killing: Police Arrest One Suspect, Recover Nine Motorcycles

The spokesman for the Katsina State Police Command, SP Gambo Isah, has confirmed the arrest of a middle-aged man in connection with the Friday bandits’ attacks on two Katsina villages where thirty people were officially confirmed killed and several houses and animals burnt. The Police spokesman also said nine motorcycles suspected to belong to the […]

Bandits kill 11 villagers in Kaduna, Zamfara

Armed bandits have killed 11 people in separate attacks in northern Nigeria. A community leader and residents said disclosed this on Tuesday, February 4, 2020, noting that in the first incident on Monday, six vigilantes were killed when gunmen invaded Kakangi village in the restive Birnin Gwari area of Kaduna State. The Source said the […]

Army Clash With Bandits In Katsina

The Nigerian Army spokesman, Captain Kayode Owolabi, has disclosed that troops of the 17 Brigade of the Nigerian Army on the 7th of January 2020 decimated some bandits in Magama Jibia Local Government Area of Katsina state. The army spokesman in a statement said that the troops encountered the bandits while the miscreants were trying […]

“17, Not 40 Travellers Were Kidnapped In Katsina” – Police

The Katsina State Police Command has urged the people to continue to assist the Security Agencies in the fight against banditry, kidnapping, and other related crimes bedevilling the State. The spokesman for the Police Command, Mr Gambo Isah, made the appeal on Tuesday, January 7, 2020, during a press briefing held at the Police Headquarters […]