Latest Stories in Katsina

 

Troops eliminate arms supplier, 4 bandits in North West

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Troops of Operation Hadarin Daji have eliminated a notorious arms trafficker known as Abubakar Haruna and four bandits in different operations in the North West conducted between Oct. 15 and Oct....

Thu Oct 22nd, 2020     Read More →

20 killed by 'bandits' in Zamfara

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Gunmen stormed a village in northwest Nigeria killing 20 people in the latest attack by criminal gangs in the violence-wracked region, police said Wednesday. A gang of motorcycle-riding gunmen...

Thu Oct 22nd, 2020     Read More →

More deaths nationwide, 24-hr curfew in five states

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• Lagos, Edo Kano, FCT, Plateau, Oyo, Ekiti as flashpoints • Soldiers shoot in Lagos • President meets the diplomatic community • Senate asks Buhari to speak to...

Wed Oct 21st, 2020     Read More →

Despite protests, Senate confirms Aisha Dahir-Umar as PenCom DG, others

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Aisha Dahir-UmarDespite protests by some lawmakers, the Senate on Tuesday confirmed the appointments of Dr. Oyindasola Olureme Oni, and Aisha Dahir-Umar as Chairman and Director General pf the...

Tue Oct 20th, 2020     Read More →

‘Kano/Maradi railway work begins February 2021’

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Construction work on the Kano/Maradi railway corridor will commence by February 2021, according to the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi. Speaking at the weekend while inspecting the...

Mon Oct 19th, 2020     Read More →

DHQ hails troops for dominating terrorists

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The Defence Headquarters has lauded troops of the Operation Lafiya Dole for their continued dominance of the terrorists in the North East, leading to a reduction in their activities. The...

Thu Oct 15th, 2020     Read More →

New twists in anti-SARS protests

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Nationwide protests against brutality by men of the proscribed Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS) entered its sixth day yesterday with new twists and turns. In Abuja, many of the...

Thu Oct 15th, 2020     Read More →

PDP, Melaye, others kick as Buhari nominates Onochie for INEC job

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A barrage of criticisms, yesterday, greeted the nomination by President Muhammadu Buhari of his Special Assistant on Social Media, Lauretta Onochie, as a national commissioner of the Independent...

Wed Oct 14th, 2020     Read More →

Buhari nominates Lauretta Onochie as INEC commissioner

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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated Lauretta Onochie, one of his media aides, as a national commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Senate President...

Tue Oct 13th, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: NCDC records 164 new infections as total now 60,430

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 164 new Coronavirus(COVID-19) infections been recorded across the country, the public health outfit announced on its official twitter...

Tue Oct 13th, 2020     Read More →

Bandits kill eight persons, burn house, vehicle in Katsina

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Bandits killed eight persons and injured three others in Faskari Council of Katsina State at the weekend. Six were killed in Shau Village and two in Ruwan Godiya community. During the attack, the...

Tue Oct 13th, 2020     Read More →

Steel workers want commercial fit-in design on Itakpe-Ajaokuta-Warri rail

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The Iron and Steel Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (ISSSAN) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure the original design of newly-launched Itakpe-Ajaokuta-Warri rail line fits into...

Tue Oct 13th, 2020     Read More →

Operation Sahel Sanity: Troops step up operation, eliminate more bandits in NW

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The Defence Headquarters says troops of Operation Sahel Sanity have stepped up operation, pushed into the inaccessible terrains and eliminated more bandits in the North West. The Acting Director,...

Sun Oct 11th, 2020     Read More →

Nigerian Tourism Award introduces new process or 2020 

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Ahead of this year’s edition, the organisers of the Nigeria Tourism Awards have introduced a new awards scoring system. This replaces the previous process whereby winners emerged after a...

Sat Oct 10th, 2020     Read More →

Nigeria records zero COVID-19-related deaths in 5 days, NCDC says

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Nigeria recorded zero COVID-19-related deaths in fice days, as 103 new infections were recorded. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made this known on its official twitter handle on...

Fri Oct 9th, 2020     Read More →