• Over 260 Repentant Cattle Rustlers May be Released By Police, Army

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    No fewer than 260 suspected cattle rustlers arrested by police and army in Katsina State may benefit from the amnesty initiated by Katsina State Government for repentant gunmen that drop their arms and surrender to the government. Commissioner for local government and head of the enlightenment sub-committee of the State dialogue/amnesty programme committee, Abdulkadir Ahmed…

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  • FG May Have Saved N70bn From BVN, Others Financial Measures

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    Federal Government is believed to have saved no less than N70 billion as a result of the introduction of Biometric Verification Number (BVN) and other measures anti-corruption measures in the nation’s financial system. Prof. Aminu Hassan, Division of Accounting, Finance and Business, Dundee Abertay University, United Kingdom, stated this on Wednesday in an interview with…

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  • Recession: 500 Women For Self-Employment Workshop

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    No fewer than five hundred women in Katsina State are attending entrepreneurship training organised by the state government in collaboration with the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, and North West Entrepreneurship Development Centre, NWEDC, towards tackling poverty in the state and nation. Speaking at the start of the training programme yesterday in Katsina, Governor Aminu…

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  • Misconduct: 6 Lecturers Sacked, Demotes One In Katsina

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    No fewer than six academic staff of Isa Kaita College of Education, Dutsinma, Katsina State, have been dismissed by the authority of the institution for gross misconduct. Also, the collge has demoted another staff and issued warning letters to two others for violating its rules and regulations. Dr. Abdu Maigari, Provost of the college, who…

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  • Gov Masari: No Alternative To Peace

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    Katsina State Governor, Aminu Bello Masari, on Sunday made a strong case for Nigerians and all nationalities in the country to sheath their swords and embrace peace in the interest of the nation. Speaking shortly after laying wreath at the cenotaph to mark the end of this year’s Armed Forces Remembrance Day in Katsina, Masari…

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  • Masari Empowers 569 Youths with N203m

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    Katsina State Government has empowered about 569 graduates in its vocational entrepreneurship development programme with no fewer than 18 vehicles, materials and equipment to launch their trades and become self reliant. Presenting the empowerment package to the beneficiaries at NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp in Katsina on Friday, Governor Aminu Bello Masari, said his administration has…

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  • Jathropha Farmers To Benefit From Proposed N4bn Foreign Investment In Nigeria

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    Senator Mamman Abubakar Danmusa, trustee of Jathropha International Merchants and Dealers Association in Nigeria, has said the association has started preliminary operations to access part of the $4 billion which multinational companies in Malaysia promised to invest in Nigeria. Speaking at the launch of the association in Walin Hausa Centre for Renewable Energy and Research…

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  • Former Gov Shema Arraigned, Freed

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     Challenged court’s jurisdiction, criminal charges Former governor of Katsina State, Ibrahim Shehu Shema, and three high ranking members of his administration were on Tuesday in Katsina arraigned before the State high court 3 for criminal charges and freed by the court. The much publicized arraignment of the ex-governor and leader of the Peoples Democratic Party…

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