Posts Tagged ‘Katsina’

Six Killed As Police, Soldiers Repel Bandits In Katsina

Not fewer than five bandits were killed on Tuesday morning by security personnel in Tsaskiya community in Safana Local government area of Katsina State. During the gun battle, the gunmen overpowered, kidnapped three women and retreated into the forest. At about 4:00 am the bandits who were large in their numbers and possessing all sorts […]

Flood Renders Over 100 Persons Homeless In Katsina

The Executive Secretary of State Emergency Management, Agency (SEMA), Alhaji Babangida Nasamu said the flood incident in Katsina has left over hundred of persons homeless across fifteen local governments in Katsina. He gave this disclosure during an interview with reporters in Katsina on Thursday. According to him, “some of the affected areas are; Faskari, Sandamu, […]

Alleged Baby Trafficking: Police Nab 2 Nurses In Katsina

The Katsina State Police Command have confirmed the arrest of two nurses for allegedly trafficking a newly born baby girl. Gambo Isah, spokesman of the State Police Command, made this know during a press conference on Monday. According to the police spokesman, the nurses; Misira Tijjani, and Grace Ejigu, were arrested on July 28, follwing […]

6 Dead, 5 Injured As Explosion Rocks Katsina

It’s a black Saturday in Katsina State, as six people have been reportedly killed and five others severely injured after a suspected bomb exploded at Yammama village in Malumfashi Local Government Area of the State. Locals put the number of the victims to eleven out of which six have already died and five are currently […]

Bandits Hit Katsina Community, Kill 15 Farmers

Residents of Yar Gamji village in Batsari Local Government Area of Katsina State, have disclosed that at least fifteen farmers were on Monday morning killed by bandits. The farmers were working on their farmland when the bandits attacked about 10am and killed them, the residents told a national daily. The bandits reportedly arrived on the […]

Insecurity: Katsina Villagers Pay Monthly Fees To Bandits In Bid To Evade Attacks

As part of strategic measures to evade attacks by bandits in the eight frontline Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Katsina State, villagers have resorted to entering into truce and payment of monthly fees to the bandits, according to African Independent Television (AIT) news. Dr. Muttaqha Darma, a Public Affairs Analyst confirmed this in an interview […]