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    Irrigation: Katsina’s Untapped Goldmine Amidst Larger Water Bodies

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    With a landmass covering about 24, 192 KM2, large water bodies and a population of over six million people, Katsina State has the needed resource to be self-sufficient in agriculture. In this piece, MUAZU ELAZEH writes that the state’s potentials to boost food production especially using irrigation farming, is grossly under-utilised. Arguably, farmers in Katsina…

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    Police Insist On Power Of Prosecution

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    Contrary to the order of the Attorney General of the Federation and minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN, that stripped the Nigeria Police Force, NPF of its power to prosecute criminal cases, the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris has stated that NPF will go on with the prosecution of criminal cases in the country….

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    ‘Masari Restoring Katsina’s Lost Glory’

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    An elders’ committee in Katsina State has lauded the state government for making modest achievements in repositioning the state, inspite of dwindling revenues. The committee, led by Second Republic senator, Abba Ali, made the commendation when it inspected some completed and ongoing projects being executed by the Masari led administration across the state. Speaking during…

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    How To Resolve Budget Padding Controversy – Masari

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    Katsina State governor, and former speaker of the House of Representatives, Aminu Bello Masari has described the on-going exchange of fireworks between the speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara and Hon Abdulmumin Jibril, the ousted chairman of House Committee on Appropriations as unfortunate, noting that it could have been handled in a…

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  • Katsina Salary Differentials: Residents Hail Decision, Health Workers Kick

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    Katsina State residents have lauded the state government for suspending salary differentials insisting that the implementation was riddled with sharp practices. Salary differentials in the state especially the implementation of Consolidated Health Salary Scale (CONHESS) has been subject of controversy with allegations that a lot of staffers who should not benefit from the package were…

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  • Court Slams N150m Fine On IGP, Others

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    Katsina state High court sitting in Katsina has ordered Inspector General of Police (IGP), the Police Service Commission and two others to pay N150 million to one Barr. Basil Essien. The court, presided by Katsina state Chief Jugde, Justice Abdullahi Yusuf, gave the order when it ruled on a suit filed by Barr. Essien against…

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  • Alhaji Aminu Masari, the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate in Katsina State

    Masari’s Winning Ways Against Open Defecation, Water-borne Diseases

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    Gradually, Katsina state government is combating the menace water related disease and open defecation in a  partnership with the United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF) through the special vehicle of Sanitation, Hygiene and Water In Nigeria (SHAWN), MUAZU ELAZEH writes. Through dutiful implementation of Sanitation, Hygiene and Water In Nigeria, SHAWN project which is currently being…

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    Man Arrested For Rape Of 2 Minors In Katsina

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    A middle-aged man, Surajo Sule, of Filim Samji area in Katsina municipal is currently cooling his heels at the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) for allegedly raping two little girls. It was gathered that Sule lured the two girls (names witheld), ages 8 and 9, to his house, yesterday, where he reportedly took turns to defile…

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