Latest Stories in Katsina

 

Nigeria’s rail costs exceed AU’s estimates by over 100%

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An investigation has shown that the average cost per kilometer (km) of the newly contracted Kano-Maradi rail line exceeds similar projects under the Programme for Infrastructure Development in...

Tue Jan 19th, 2021     Read More →

Troops neutralise 35 bandits, arrest 2 suspects in Zamfara, Katsina

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Troops of the Operation ”Hadarin Daji”, have eliminated 35 bandits and arrested two of their collaborators in different encounters in Zamfara and Katsina State, the Defence...

Mon Jan 18th, 2021     Read More →

COVID-19: NCDC reports 1,598 new infections, 7 deaths

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Saturday reported 1,598 new cases of COVID-19 with seven deaths. The NCDC, on its official Twitter handle, said the total infections in the country...

Sun Jan 17th, 2021     Read More →

Ogun begins 2021 hajj registration, payment

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The Executive Secretary of the Board, Alhaji Salau Babatunde, who disclosed this in a statement, indicated that intending pilgrims are to pay initial hajj fare deposit of N1.2 million, in not more...

Fri Jan 15th, 2021     Read More →

FG to give N20,000 cash grant to 160,000 poor, vulnerable rural women — Minister

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The Federal Government is targeting over 160,000 poor and vulnerable rural women, to benefit from the N20,000 cash grant, across the country to cushion the effects of COVID-19 pandemic. The...

Thu Jan 14th, 2021     Read More →

Insecurity: Benue imposes curfew on 2 LGs

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The Benue government has imposed a dusk-to-dawn curfew on Ukum and Katsina-Ala Local Government Areas as part of measures to address insecurity there. The north-central state’s Deputy...

Wed Jan 13th, 2021     Read More →

COVID-19: NCDC announces 1,270 new infections in Nigeria

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 1,270 new cases of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total number of infections to 102,601. The NCDC disclosed this on its...

Wed Jan 13th, 2021     Read More →

Police arrest 17 suspects over robbery, others in Kano

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The Police Command in Kano State have arrested 12 suspects for alleged robbery and seven other for various crimes in the state. The spokesman of the command, DSP Abdullahi Haruna, in a statement...

Tue Jan 12th, 2021     Read More →

FG signs Kano-Maradi 1.9bn railway line

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The Federal Government has signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Mota- Engil Group on the construction of 1.959billion dollars Kano-Maradi Standard Gauge Railway lines. The Minister of...

Mon Jan 11th, 2021     Read More →

COVID-19: infections in Nigeria surpass 100,000

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The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Nigeria surpassed 100,000 on Jan.10 after 1,024 new cases were reported, bringing the total number of infections to 100,087. The Nigeria Centre for...

Mon Jan 11th, 2021     Read More →

How COVID-19, climate change marred agric sector in 2020

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Agricultural sector High prices of foodstuffs in the country have been attributed to poor agricultural productivity in 2020, as the sector was marred by COVID-19 pandemic, climate-induced floods...

Mon Jan 11th, 2021     Read More →

Troops kill over 50 bandits, recover rustled livestock in Zamfara

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Troops of Operation Hadarin Daji, on Saturday, eliminated no fewer than 50 bandits at Kuriya village in Kaura Namoda Local Government Area of Zamfara, Defence Headquarters says. The Coordinator,...

Sun Jan 10th, 2021     Read More →

NCDC confirms 1,544 new cases of COVID-19, 12 deaths in Nigeria

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NCDC Photo: Twitter The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 1,544 new infections of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country. The NCDC, on its verified website on Friday,...

Sat Jan 9th, 2021     Read More →

How bandits tortured me for 26 days, by Army sergeant

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A Nigerian Army sergeant, who was abducted by suspected bandits in Katsina State, has narrated his ordeal in the hands of his abductors that lasted for a period of 26 days. The military personnel...

Sat Jan 9th, 2021     Read More →

Nigeria records 1,565 new COVID-19 cases

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NCDC. PHOTO: TwitterNigeria recorded on Thursday recorded 1,565 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total to 95,934 . The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made this known on its verified...

Fri Jan 8th, 2021     Read More →