• Police Arrest Human Trafficking Agent, 22 Suspects In Katsina

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    Katsina state Police Command at the weekend confirmed the arrest of an agent of a suspected human trafficking syndicate and 22 suspected victims of the criminal gang. The command’s police public relations officer, Isah Gambo, a deputy superintendent of police (DSP), said in a statement that the suspects were arrested at Kwado quarters in Katsina…

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  • IGP Lauds Masari Over Amnesty Programme

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    Inspector General of Police, IGP, Ibrahim Idris, has hailed Governor Aminu Bello Masari for the progress being recorded by Katsina State Amnesty/Dialogue Programme designed to address cattle rustling and armed banditry in the state. The police boss gave the commendation through the Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) supervising North West zone, Maigari Abbati Dikko,…

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  • Police Arrests Human Trafficking Agent, 22 Others in Katsina

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    Katsina State Police Command at the weekend confirmed the arrest of an agent of suspected human trafficking syndicate and 22 suspected victims of the criminal gang. The command’s Police Public Relations Officer, Isah Gmabo, a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), said in a statement that the suspects were arrested at Kwado Quarters in Katsina metropolis…

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  • 6 Fire Disasters Hit Katsina Schools Within Days – Police

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    Katsina State Police Command has expressed concern at the rampant fire outbreaks in the state as no fewer than six fire outbreaks ravaged different schools last week. The command, in a statement by its spokesman, Isa Gambo, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), disclosed that the fire disasters hit Government Secondary  School, Batsari; Isa Kaita College…

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  • 65% Puipils Drop Out Of School In Katsina – UNICEF

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    The United Nations Children Emergency funds (UNICEF) said a total of 65 per cent of primary school pupils drop out of schools in Katsina state. To this end, UNICEF has stressed the need for a concerted effort to stem the high rate, particularly the girl child.UNICEF’s girl child education project manager, Mrs. Terja Vallendingam, made…

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  • Hilwa Advocates 30% Women Participation In Governance

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    High Level Women Advocates (HiLWA), a platform established by UNICEF in partnership with federal and governments, has urged that women should constitute no less than 30 per cent of government machinery at all levels in the country.  The women made the call during a courtesy call on Katsina State Governor, Aminu Bello Masari, by the…

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  • . . . As Gov Masari Vows To Blacklist Some Contractors

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    Katsina State governor, Aminu Bello Masari has vowed to blacklist any contractor found to have compromised quality in execution of the state government’s projects. Masari gave the warning yesterday in Government House Katsina at the inauguration of a committee to verify projects executed under the state ministry of education, the State Universal Basic Education Board…

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  • Katsina Moves To Enroll 34,100 Girl Child In CCT Scheme

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    As girl child education and health indices in the North remain lowest in Nigeria, Katsina State Government is taking up the challenge to build up the capacity of the state by increasing the number of primary school girls benefitting from Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) scheme to 34,100 as a launch-pad for addressing the challenges. Governor…

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  • Senator Okays N5.4m For Youths through JAMB Registration

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    Senator representing Katsina Central Senatorial Zone in the National Assembly, Umar Ibrahim Kurfi, has issued N5.5 million grant for 1000 youths in the zone to register for this year’s JAMB examination.  Kurfi, who made this known yesterday in an interview with newsmen in Katsina, said the grant is available to youths in the 11 local…

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