Tag Archives: Katsina State

President Buhari Expresses Excitement Over Freedom Of Abducted Katsina Schoolboys

The schoolboys of Government Science Secondary School, Kankara in Katsina State, who were abducted by gunmen that raided their school last Friday have eventually been released after nearly a week in captivity. According to Katsina State Governor, Aminu Masari who confirmed their release, the boys are presently kept safe in Tsafe, a local government area in Zamfara state…

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Shekau-Led Boko Haram Releases Video Showing Abducted Katsina Students

Boko Haram on Thursday released a video confirming that it has custody of the students abducted from a government secondary school in Kankara, Katsina State, Humangle reports. In the six-minute-and-30-second footage, tens of young boys could be seen bloodied and distraught, all covered in dust and appearing to be within a forest area. It featured speeches from Abubakar Shekau…

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Katsina Records 13 COVID-19 Deaths, Discharges 51 Patients After Recovery

Katsina Government has announced that 51 Coronavirus patients who underwent successful treatment have been discharged from the State’s isolation centres. The state’s Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Health and member of the Katsina State COVID-19 Committee, Dr Kabiru Mustapha made the announcement on Thursday May 21 revealing that 13 deaths linked to Coronavirus complications has been recorded. While five of…

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Some Lagosians Living In VI Have Never Visited Ikeja — Buharai

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday lauded the the initiators of the National National Youth Service Corps for uniting force among Nigerian youths and introducing as an avenue for people to know the country better. Buhari cited an instance with Lagos, where he said there were people living on Victoria Island, who had never visited Ikeja.…

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2019 Elections: President Buhari & Governor Masair Of Katsina State Endorsed For Re-Election

The Katsina State chapter of the Buhari Support Organsation (BSO), has declared their support for the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari and the Katsina State governor, Governor Aminu Masari. The coordinator of the group, Alhaji Ibrahim Kallah, made this known during a press conference held in Katsina State. According to Kallah, the group’s decision is…

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President Buhari Arrives Daura For Eid-El-Kabir Celebrations

The Presidency’s Twitter account confirmed President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Daura, Katsina State to celebrate Eid-El-Kabir and he won’t be back in Abuja until after the holiday. The Airforce helicopter conveying the president and members of his immediate family landed at the airstrip at 4:45 p.m on Wednesday. The president was received by the Emir of Daura, Alhaji Umar Farouk, politicians…

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Student To Be Detained Indefinitely For Criticising Katsina State Governor Ibrahim Shema

A student of the National Open University of Nigeria, Abdulmalik Sa’idu, has been languishing in a police cell for over 20 days on the orders of the Governor of Katsina State, Ibrahim Shema, for posting details of an alleged fertiliser scam in the state on his Facebook timeline.  According to Premium Times, Mr.Sa’idu’s family and…

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