Posts Tagged ‘Katsina’

Alleged Baby Trafficking: Police Nab 2 Nurses In Katsina

by Seun Adeuyion August 4, 2020
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

by Seun Adeuyion July 18, 2020
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

by Seun Adeuyion July 7, 2020
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

by Seun Adeuyion June 22, 2020
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 […]

Amnesty International Calls For Release Of Arrested CNG Leader, Who Organized Katsina Protest Against Buhari

by Seun Adeuyion June 18, 2020
Amnesty International in Nigeria is calling for the immediate and unconditional release of Nastura Ashir Sharif, a leader of the Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG); “who has done nothing more than speaking up in defence of people’s right to life and calling for an end to the rising insecurity across northern Nigeria.” Recall that the […]

Borno, Katsina Massacre: Criminals Taking Advantage Of COVID-19 Restrictions, Says Buhari

by Seun Adeuyion June 12, 2020
Nigerian Ruler, Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the recent attacks that left several dead in Borno and Katsina States. In his Democracy Day broadcast to the nation, the Ruler believes the killings were sparked by the restrictions to curb the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the states. He, however, gave an assurance that the security agencies […]