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  1. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Katsina State Government bans the use of motorcycle – Laila’s Blog

    Governor of Katsina state, Aminu Masari has ordered a restriction on the use of motorcycles and tricycles in the state. Effective January 20, the Executive Order signed by the governor will restrict … Read more via Nigeria News | Laila’s Blog – https://ift.tt/2sxv82i Get More Nigeria...
  2. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Gunmen kill 1, abduct woman with 1-yr-old baby in Katsina – Pulse Nigeria

    The Katsina State Police Command on Monday confirmed the killing of one person and kidnapping of a woman with her one-year-old baby in Jibia local government area of the state. The command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Gambo Isah who confirmed the incident, told newsmen in Katisna … Read...
  3. Nigeria Political News

    Politics President Buhari Returns To Abuja – Nairaland

    President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Abuja after five-day official visits to Malabo, Katsina and Kaduna State. The president had on Nov. 28 departed Abuja to participate at the 5th Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) Summit in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea..... Read more via Nairaland –...
  4. Nigeria Political News

    Politics No Date Yet To Re-Open Land Borders – President Buhari – Nairaland

    President Muhammadu Buhari says the country’s domestic fuel consumption has dropped by more than 30 per cent, following the closure of land borders. President Buhari, who said this yesterday at his country home in Daura, while receiving a delegation.... Read more via Nairaland –...
  5. Nigeria Political News

    Politics 2023 presidency: Falana provides proofs of Buhari’s alleged third-term moves – Daily Post Nigeria

    Activist lawyer, Femi Falana, has alleged that President Muhammadu Buhari was secretly working towards a third term agenda. There have been calls by certain groups for Buhari to extend his tenure beyond.... Read more via Daily Post Nigeria – https://ift.tt/2q1ayG2 Get More Nigeria Political...
  6. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Gunmen Kidnap Wife of Deputy Accountant General – Thisdaylive

    Unknown gunmen have kidnapped the wife of Katsina State Deputy Accountant General, Hajiya Lubabatu Sani Lawal. The hoodlums numbering about 20 stormed the victim’s residence located within Government Reserve Area (GRA) on Wednesday night and whisked her away. ... Read more via Thisdaylive –...
  7. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Panic in Katsina state as over 150 feared killed by yellow fever – Legit.ng

    More than 150 people, including women and children, have been feared killed following the outbreak of an ailment suspected to be yellow fever in some areas of Katsina state. The areas affected are Matazu, Danmusa and Kankara council areas of the northwest state, The Guardian reports...
  8. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Court Grant Owners Of Katsina, Daura Torture Homes N1.3m Bail – Leadership Newspaper

    A Katsina Magistrate Court, yesterday granted bail to the proprietor of Mallam Niga rehabilitation and reformation centre, Kofar Durbi quarters in Katsina state, Mallam Salisu Hamisu, 52, after six days in prison custody..... Read more via Leadership Newspaper – https://ift.tt/2BwIQTY Get...
  9. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Kastina Police Rescue 99 Cows, 128 Sheep, 1 Donkey From Bandits – Nairaland

    The Katsina State Police Command, said on Friday, that the joint patrol teams of the police and the military, on Thursday morning, engaged suspected bandits at Kadobe village in Jibiya Local Government Area of the state in a gun duel.... Read more via Nairaland – https://ift.tt/2BopyQv Get...
  10. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Katsina: 20 kidnap victims sold into slavery in Burkina Faso – Vanguard News

    Not fewer than 20 kidnap victims in Katsina State were reportedly sold into slavery in Burkina Faso. Information available to our correspondent revealed that the victims were allegedly kidnapped in Kankara local government … Read more via Vanguard News – https://ift.tt/2mMcctQ Get More...
  11. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Katsina Election: Tribunal Dismisses Petition Against Governor Masari – Nairaland

    The Katsina state governorship election petition tribunal sitting in Abuja has dismissed the petition filed by Senator Yakubu Lado challenging the election of Mr. Aminu Masari as the Governor of Katsina State. The tribunal on Saturday ruled that the petition lacked merit. In a split decision...
  12. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Katsina NUJ holds prayers over banditry, kidnapping – The Guardian Nigeria News

    The Katsina State council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) will hold prayer sessions in mosques and churches over the spate of banditry, kidnapping and other security challenges in the state..... Read more via The Guardian Nigeria News – https://ift.tt/2Cy3gP Get More Nigeria Metro...
  13. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Reactions from Daura over President Buhari’s victory – P.M. News

    As reactions continue across the country over the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal, Buhari’s home town of Daura in Katsina state broke into wild jubilation on the judgment.... Read more via P.M. News – https://ift.tt/31efCo9 Get More...
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    Metro Katsina Government exchanges six bandits for 20 kidnap victims - Linda Ikejis Blog

    Six bandits were released from Katsina state government's custody on Tuesday September 10, in exchange for 20 kidnapped persons in the state. Katsina State Governor, Aminu Masari confirmed the exchange after a closed-door meeting with the bandits. Some bandits identified as Abdullahi Mairafi...
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    Metro Katsina Government exchanges six bandits for 20 kidnap victims - Linda Ikejis Blog

    Six bandits were released from Katsina state government's custody on Tuesday September 10, in exchange for 20 kidnapped persons in the state. Katsina State Governor, Aminu Masari confirmed the exchange after a closed-door meeting with the bandits. Some bandits identified as Abdullahi Mairafi...
  16. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Bandits rain bullets on Katsina village head, abduct wife, 3 children – Legit.ng

    Some bandits on Saturday, August 31, launched an attack on Yandaka village in Batsari local government area of Katsina state, injuring the village head in the process. The bandits during the attack also abducted the wife and three children of the village head from his residence. The...
  17. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro NIA DG Rufai loses sister, Buhari sends condolence team – P.M. News

    Hajiya Fatima Aliyu, sister of Ambassador Ahmed Rufa’i Abubakar, the Director General, National Intelligence Agency (NIA) has died. A Federal government delegation, led by Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, was in Katsina on Saturday to condole with with him... Read more via P.M. News –...
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    Metro How bandits sacked Katsina town, kidnapped 49 people, stole ‘everything - Premium Times

    Shocking details have emerged of how a town in Katsina State was ransacked overnight and dozens of inhabitants and property carted away in an attack by bandits. Wurma, a border community near Zamfara State, was attacked late on Monday which went on till early morning on Tuesday. Wurma is...
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    Metro JUST IN: 17 killed in fresh Katsina bandits attacks - Daily Trust

    At least, 17 people are said to have been killed with many sustaining life threatening injuries following the attacks of bandits on three Katsina villages. Sources say four persons were killed in Tsayau village of Jibia Local government, Read more...
  20. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Buhari Orders Nigerian Troops To Kill Bandits In Katsina – The Trent

    President Muhammadu Buhari Saturday, August 16, 2019, in Katsina State, charged the military to be more spontaneous in restoring peace to the country, particularly states troubled by bandits, ordering them “not to spare bandits’’ that have been killing, maiming and extorting innocent citizens...
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