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Gov. Masari’s Wife Zakiya Offers Free Training & Empowerment To Women In Daura

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Hajia Zakiya Aminu Bello Masari

The Wife of Katsina State Governor, Hajiya Zakiya Masari, has presented 120 sewing machines, 80 spaghetti making machines and 80 bags of flour to women in Daura zone as part her women empowerment scheme.

Masari, who presented the items to the beneficiaries in Daura on Saturday, said the gesture was aimed at alleviating poverty among women and ensure provision of democratic devidend to the people. Continue reading Gov. Masari’s Wife Zakiya Offers Free Training & Empowerment To Women In Daura

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Father of Six Nabbed Having Sex With Goat In Katsina

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In what will come across as a really shocking development, a married man has been found out to have had sex with a goat.

Babangida Garba, a 42-year-old man who is a father of six children, has been arrested in Funtua Local government area of Katsina State for turning a goat to sex object. Continue reading Father of Six Nabbed Having Sex With Goat In Katsina

Katsina SSG Mustapha Inuwa Alleged Misappropriation Of Herdsmen Funds Totaling N1.6Bn

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Mustapha Inuwa 

The Katsina State Chairman of the National Conscience Party (NPC) ant her gubernatorial candidate in the state during the last 2015 general election Abdulmumini Shehu Sani has asked EFCC to investigate the Katsina state Secretary to the State Government Alhaji Mustapha Inuwa over the ‘missing N1.6bn’. Continue reading Katsina SSG Mustapha Inuwa Alleged Misappropriation Of Herdsmen Funds Totaling N1.6Bn

Katsina PDP Drags Mashi, APC, 2 Others Before Election Tribunal

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Katsina and its candidate Nazif Yusuf in the Mashi/Dutsi House of Representatives bye-election have filed a petition before the National and state Houses of Assembly election tribunal challenging the election of All Progressive Congress candidate, Mansir Mashi. Continue reading Katsina PDP Drags Mashi, APC, 2 Others Before Election Tribunal

Religious Tension Forces Closure Of University In Katsina

 

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brewing tension between minority Christians and a larger body of Muslim students has resulted in the closure of the Federal University in Dutsin-ma in Katsina State by the university’s management.

Our correspondent reported that today’s tense atmosphere arose when, just after their Friday prayers, Islamic students at the university mobilized and began protesting against Christian employees at the university.

Andrew Moses, a security guard at the University, told our correspondent, “We saw strange faces stationed at Academic Department housing the university management staff, including the Vice Chancellor. When we inquired about their mission, they simply said, ‘We are here for jihad against Christians in the university.’” Continue reading Religious Tension Forces Closure Of University In Katsina

Katsina Democracy; Nothing To Celebrate According To Govt Official

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Governor Masari

There was no celebration of Democracy Day in Katsina on Monday as many residents stayed indoors for the better part of the day.

Business activities in the markets and commercial centres in the town also went on normally.

There was no official statement from the government to celebrate the day while there were no formal activities to mark the day, also. Continue reading Katsina Democracy; Nothing To Celebrate According To Govt Official

Katsina: Committee Educates 300 Converts On Brotherhood, Tolerance

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Muslims in Katsina

The Da’awah Committee in Katsina State, an Islamic group, said it had educated 300 persons who recently embraced Islam on good conduct, brotherhood and tolerance.

The Chairman of the committee, Sheikh Salisu Bakori told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Bakori that, during the three-day seminar, the converts were sensitized on Islamic law, good neighborliness and support to the needy. Continue reading Katsina: Committee Educates 300 Converts On Brotherhood, Tolerance