Masari in tears while presenting budget to Katsina Assembly

Katsina State Governor, Aminu Masari, on Tuesday afternoon broke down in tears while presenting the 2023 budget estimate to legislators on the floor of the state House of Assembly. The budget estimate is the last Masari would be presenting to…

Katsina police repel terrorists, 2 killed, 18 rescued

Two residents were killed on Wednesday when terrorists attacked Gidan Baushe, Gatakawa village, Kankara Local Government Area of Katsina State. The police were, however, able to rescue 18 residents initially kidnapped by the terrorists. The Spokesman for the Katsina State…

Katsina housewife remanded for killing seven-month-old stepdaughter

A 20-year-old housewife, Lamratu Nasiru, has been remanded in the Katsina Custodial Centre over the death of her stepdaughter at Unguwar Shalele village, Katsina State. PUNCH Metro gathered that Lamratu and the victim’s mother, Zabbau, were married to one Mallam…

Sylva commissions solar-powered ICT centre in Daura, Katsina, bags title

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, has commissioned a solar-powered ICT centre at the Kalgo-Gari Government Secondary School in the Daura Local Government Area of Katsina State. The centre, built, equipped, and donated by the Nigerian…

Civilian JTF kill 9 terrorists, arrest 5 in Katsina

A Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF), operating in Batsari Local Government Area of Katsina State early hours of Sunday morning reportedly killed nine terrorists, arrested five others and confiscated nine of their motorcycles in a foiled attack on the community.…

2 suspected terrorists killed in Katsina, victim rescued

Two suspected terrorists have been killed in Katsina as security operatives make concerted efforts to stamp out banditry and other criminal activities in the state. The criminals met their waterloo on Sunday as police personnel repelled a terrorist attack in…

N31m cash stolen from Katsina Government House

The Katsina State Government has confirmed the stealing of millions of naira by unknown persons at the account section of the State Government House. The Director-General to the governor on New Media, Alhaji Al-Amin Isah, confirmed the incident in an…

Bandits gun down farmers in Katsina

At least 15 farmers were reportedly killed when bandits stormed Gakurdi village in Jibia Local Government Area of Katsina State on Tuesday. The development comes hours after over 40 farmers were slaughtered by Boko Haram fighters in Borno State. A…

Suspected car snatcher beaten to death in Katsina

Police in Katsina State have confirmed the death of a car snatcher, who is a member of a notorious syndicate of armed robbers and car snatchers. He was said to have robbed a motor vehicle at gunpoint. Upon getting the…

My kidnappers said, “We will jam again,” when I told them I would go back to school.

On the day I was kidnapped, the 22st of November, 2021, I was heading home by road for the holidays from school. I schooled at the Federal University of Technology, in Katsina state and was heading to Minna, Niger state…

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