Tag Archives: Katsina

Terrorists Attack Buhari’s Convoy In Katsina, Kill 2 Policemen

Suspected terrorists on Tuesday, near Dutsinma, Katsina State, ambushed the convoy of cars conveying the Presidency’s advance team of security guards, protocol and media officers, killing two policemen in the process. The Presidency officials were travelling to Daura ahead of the trip of the President, Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), to his hometown for Sallah. The Senior Special Assistant to the President ...

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Together, A United Nigeria Will Attain True Greatness — Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, garnered in huge commendations and endorsements yesterday both on the streets and from governors, traditional rulers and APC stakeholders while visiting Zamfara and Katsina States as he proceeds on his interactions with APC delegates across the country. Prof. Osinbajo also emphasised, in his remarks, the importance of Nigeria’s unity for the realization of its great ...

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Pomp As Osinbajo, Other Dignitaries Grace Installation Of Buhari’s Son As Talban Daura, District Head

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN witnessed the turbaning ceremony of Yusuf Buhari, the President’s son as the Talban Daura and District Head today in Daura, Katsina State at a well-attended event graced by dignitaries from across the country. Speaking at the occasion, the Emir of Daura, Alhaji Dr. Umar Farouk Umar praised President Muhammadu Buhari for his leadership qualities, adding ...

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GSM Blockage: Bandits Resort To Walkie-Talkies

Bandits operating in parts of Katsina State have reportedly resorted to the use of radio frequency walkie-talkie trans-receivers as alternative to the current blockage of GSM telecommunication network in the affected areas. The government described the development as most worrisome. Communities in about 17 out of the 34 local government areas in the state are said to be experiencing activities of ...

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Gunmen Kidnap Over 40 Women, Children In Katsina

More than 40 women and children have been abducted in a mosque by gunmen at Kwata community, in Jibia Local Government Area of Katsina State. The incident occurred in the early hours of Monday morning while the victims were holding midnight prayers, known as Tahajjud. Tahajjud is a special Islamic prayer mostly held during the Ramadan fast and is done ...

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Insecurity: We’re Frustrated, Govs Lament As Gunmen Abduct Village Head, Wives, 14 Others In Katsina

The Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF) comprising chief executives of the 36 states has lamented the insecurity nationwide, confessing: “We’re all tired, we’re all frustrated.” Ekiti Governor who is also Chairman of the Forum  Kayode Fayemi, spoke in Katsina when he led a delegation on solidarity visit to Governor Aminu Bello Masari in Katsina over the recent rescue of 344 students of Government ...

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Rescue Of Fresh Abducted Katsina Students: Army, Police Give Contradictory Account

Security situation worrisome, Kaigama Controversy, yesterday, dogged the reported fresh abduction in Katsina State as the military and the police gave contradictory account of the number of persons rescued and how the operations were undertaken. While the police authorities pegged the number at 84, the Defence Headquarters (DHQ) said 39. Both, however, agreed that the incident took place in Mahuta village, ...

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Police Rescue Another Set Of 80 Abducted Schoolboys In Katsina

The police in Katsina on Sunday confirmed the abduction of another set of 80 students from an Islamiya school in the state on Saturday night. The police, however, said all the 80 students and another four victims have been rescued by security operatives. It was learnt that the 80 students were returning from an Islamic occasion when they ran into ...

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