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January 15, 2019 7:38 PM Katsina: What’ll happen to non-performing NASS members in my next tenure – Gov Masari

Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State has said that non-performing National Assembly legislators from the state will in the next dispensation be made to face recall by the electorate. He, however, expressed optimism that the All Progressives Congress candidates would perform. He further said that the foot-dragging witnessed in the National Assembly 710

January 7, 2019 5:26 PM Babangida kidnapped by bandits in Katsina

A traditional ruler of Zandam in Katsina State, Babangida Lawal, has been kidnapped by armed bandits in Jibia Local Government area of the state. The incident, which happened last night, also saw a popular businessman in the council, Murtala Rabe, whisked away by the kidnappers. An eyewitness, who spoke under anonymity, told newsmen on Monday the bandits 106

January 6, 2019 1:10 PM Police kills armed robbery kingpin in Katsina

The Katsina State Police Command has killed a suspected armed robbery kingpin, Kane Mohammed alias ‘Dan mai-keke’, This was contained in a statement signed by its Public Relations Officer (PPRO), SP Gambo Isa, and made available to NAN on Sunday in Katsina. Isa said that the development occurred on Jan. 4 at old market area, a notorious criminal’s hideout 108

January 4, 2019 7:22 AM Police recruitment: 242,455 applicants battle for 10,000 spots [See breakdown]

The Police Service Commission (PSC) has received a total of 242,455 applications from interested candidates, with seven days left before they recruit 10,000 police constables. This was confirmed by PSC’s acting spokesman, Aaron Kaase, in a statement released in Abuja on Thursday. Niger State has the highest number of applicants with 15,633, followed 85

December 27, 2018 8:23 PM President Buhari loses teacher, Sanda Kaita

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Thursday offered condolences over the death of his former teacher and a retired school administrator, Alhaji Sanda Kaita, Magajin Rogo of Katsina. Buhari in a condolence message issued by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, and sent to the Emir of Katsina, the government and people of the State 80

December 27, 2018 5:51 AM Why Buhari govt deserves commendation – Tambuwal

Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has lauded the Federal Government for its commitment in dealing with the security challenges in the state and other parts of the country. NAN reports that Tambuwal made the commendation on Wednesday, when the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Abubakar Sadiq, visited him at the Government House, Sokoto. He expressed worry 97

December 20, 2018 1:05 PM Senate confirms Owasanoye, eight others as ICPC Chairman, members [Full list]

The Senate on Thursday confirmed the appointment of Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye as the Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC). They are: Grace Chinda from Delta, Okolo Titus (Enugu), Obiora Igwedebia (Anambra), Olubukola Balogun (Lagos) and Justice Adamu Bello (Katsina). The other members are: Hannatu Muhammed 87

December 11, 2018 11:52 AM Katsina federal lawmaker dumps APC for PDP

A member of the House of Representatives from Katsina State, Ibrahim Murtala, has defected from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Murtala, who is representing Matazu/Musawa Federal Constituency, announced his defection in a letter read by the Speaker, Mr Yakubu Dogara, on the floor of the House on Tuesday 77

December 5, 2018 12:11 PM Dogara swears in three APC lawmakers

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has sworn in three lawmakers elected under the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC, to the House. The oath of office was administered on the new lawmakers by the Speaker on Wednesday. The new members are: Yusuf Nuhu (Bauchi, Toro Federal Constituency), Tunji Olawuyi (Kwara, Irepodun/Isin/Oke 85

December 2, 2018 8:48 PM 2019 presidency: Atiku makes 3 new appointments

The presidebtial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar, has appointed three youths and a woman as his aides. Atiku’s pokesperson, Paul Ibe, disclosed this in a statement to newsmen on Sunday in Abuja. The new appointees of the former Vice President are: Dr Ahmed Adamu, Special Assistant (Youth and Strategy); Aliyu Bin Abbas 69