Katsina State

Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, says the state may be forced to purchase sophisticated weapons to protect its people. Akeredolu was reacting to a video making the rounds from Katsina, showing the equivalent of the Western Nigeria Security Network, Amotekun, obtaining the approval of the Federal Government to bear arms. The Governor in a statement […]

Police in Katsina State says they have killed many terrorists while repelling an attack in the Sabuwa Local Government Area of the state. In a statement by the Police spokesman, Superintendent Gambo Isah, made available to Raypower, the incident on Wednesday afternoon. According to him; Today 14/09/2022 at about 01445hrs, a distress call was received […]

Police in Katsina say they have arrested a Suspect, 58- year- old man Abdulrazak Ajibade with 185 parcels of Cannabis Sativa along the Katsina-Dutsinma road. Spokesman of the police, Superintendent Gambo Isah in a statement said the arrest was made based on credible intelligence gathered by the command. According to him; At about 1600hrs, based […]

Terrorists operating in the forest area of Jibiya Local Government Area of Katsina State have launched a fresh attack blocking the Jibiya-Katsina road, killing 2 people and abducting dozens more. A source within the area said the incident occurred at about 4:30 pm on Wednesday when terrorists on 9 motorcycles armed with AK 47 riffles, […]

Terrorists operating in the Dutsinma Local Government Area of Katsina State, have launched an attack abducting 6 guests at a wedding. The victims of the abduction are said to be relatives of an All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship aspirant in the just concluded primaries, Umar Tata. A source within the area said, among the 6 […]

Following the worsening insecurity in the country and the inability of the Federal Government to deal squarely with it, the Katsina State chapter of the New Nigeria People’s Party, NNPP, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately hire mercenaries for 6 months to do the job. Chairman of the party, Sani Liti who made […]

Katsina State has confirmed its first monkeypox case, with the patient treated and discharged. The Commissioner for Health, Yakubu Danja, made the confirmation during the launch of the distribution of medicare and free medicines to the 34 local government areas and call centres. He said the government has proactively activated all emergency response teams, to […]

Three federal lawmakers of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC in the Senate have defected from their party to opposition parties. The lawmakers include Senators Ahmad Babba Kaita from Katsina North, Lawal Yahaya Gumau from Bauchi South, and Francis Alimikhena representing Edo North. Senators Babba Kaita and Francis Alimikhena defected from APC to the opposition […]

About 60 persons have been reportedly killed by an outbreak of cholera that is ravaging some communities in Katsina State. The state’s Commissioner for Health, Yakubu Danja, made this known during the 2021 Annual General Meeting of the Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, in Katsina, claiming over 1,400 persons were so far affected by the outbreak […]

The Federal High court in kano has granted Shehu Mahdi bail in the sum of 10 million Naira and one surety in the like sum who must be a resident of Kano municipal and owns a landed property to be verified by the court registry. Mahdi was arraigned in court by the police on six […]

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