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    Katsina, UNICEF Signs N1.3bn MoU

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    Katsina State government and the United Nation’s Children Fund  (UNICEF) has signed a N1.3 billion naira Memorandum of Understanding for partnership. The multi million naira MoU is for the state and UNICEF to partner in the critical sectors of education, health and water supply. This year’s figure is higher than the N916 million committed by…

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    University Of Abuja Opens Study Centre In Katsina

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    The University of Abuja has concluded arrangements to open a Distance Learning Study Centre in Katsina, Deputy Vice Chancellor of the Varsity, Prof. Sani Mashi has said. Prof. Mashi, who disclosed this during a courtesy visit to Governor Aminu Bello Masari, said the Centre would serve the whole of North-West, adding that it was informed…

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  • Boko Haram: Masari Commends Military

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    Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina state has lauded the efforts of Joint task force especially military for exhibiting professionalism in combating terrorism and insurgency in the north – east and the country in general. Speaking in Katsina, Weekend, during a dinner in honour of the Commandant and visiting military Personnel from Armed Forces Command…

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    IGR: Group Urges Katsina Assembly To Quiz Board, Others

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    The Katsina State Budget Awareness Initiative (KTBAI) has urged the State Assembly to quiz the state board of internal revenue service and other revenue generating agencies “to explain why the targeted revenue is not achieved”. It is observed that in the last eighy years, the state had repeatedly projected internal revenue generation of N15 billion…

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    Katsina: Masari Narrows Probe Of Shema’s Regime

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    The Katsina state government would limit itself to recovering funds spent for projects not executed and  those illegally taken from government coffers by the former administration of Ibrahim Shema. Addressing the press after the state executive council meeting, state commissioner of Justice, Ahmed Elmazruq said the government would use all legal means possible to recover…

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  • What I Know About Missing Vehicle – Ex-Council Boss

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    Former chairman of Kusada council area of Katsina state, Mansur Murnai has denied ever directing for release of the now missing truck belonging to the council area. It would be recalled that Murnai and the former chairman of  Bindawa LG, Surajo Sani Doro were named among those to answer questions over missing trucks belonging to…

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    Katsina To Engage 9,000 Youths

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    No fewer than nine thousand unemployed youths would be engaged by the Katsina State government, Governor Aminu Bello Masari has said. Masari disclosed this on Saturday when he recieved the Emir of Daura, Umar Faruk Umar and his entourage at the Katsina Government House also known as Gidan Al’ummah. The emir and his entourage were…

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    Masari To Appointees: We Don’t Need Erand Boys

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    Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State has challenged all those appointed under his administration to act as co-workers and not errand boys. Speaking on Tuesday, shortly after administration of oath of office to three special advisers, Masari said his administration would not condone sycophancy from political appointees. “Everybody is important in this administration; you…

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    Sports Minister Denies Rift With Governor Lalong

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    The minister of Youths and Sports Development, Solomon Dalung has refuted media reports of clash between his supporters and those of Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong. There had been reports of clash between supporters of Dalung and that of the governor of Plateau state, Simon Bako Lalong in Shendam local government area during the Christmas….

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    Katsina Taskforce Nabs 6 For Cattle Rustling

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    No fewer than six people have been arrested by Katsina State Special Task Force against cattle rustling in Funtua Local Government for alleged cattle rustling. A statement made available to newsmen said the Task Force also recovered 335 cattle, 119 sheeps and one dog. According to the statement, the arrested rustlers had been transferred to…

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