Posts Tagged ‘Katsina’

Katsina attack victims recount ordeal, explain how bandits killed, burnt children, elderly

by Seun Adeuyion February 22, 2020
The day started off well like any other for her, her daughter and granddaughter. It, however, would be one of the most horrific days of her life. Looking lost and forlorn, with no hope of what the future held for her, Hajiya Hadiza Mohammad had lost everything just in a twinkle of an eye.  She […]

KATSINA MASSACRE: Revenge killing unacceptable, says Buhari

by Seun Adeuyion February 17, 2020
Nigerian Ruler, Muhammadu Buhari yesterday warned local communities in Katsina State that revenge killing by any group or individual following bandits’ attacks on some villages in Katsina State would not be accepted by the regime. The Ruler said in a statement issued by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, that any revenge killing […]

Banditry: 30 killed in Katsina villages

by Seun Adeuyion February 16, 2020
Thirty people were killed on Friday night in two attacks by gunmen at Dankar and Tsauwa villages of Batsari Local Government Area of Katsina State. Gunmen stormed the villages at about 7pm, shooting sporadically and setting houses, vehicles, foodstuff  and animals ablaze. Most of the victims were the elderly and children who could not run […]

Katsina APC: Grumbling over appointment of fresh decampees to ‘juicy’ positions

by Seun Adeuyion February 15, 2020
The recent appointment of Suleiman Nuhu Kuki as the Executive Director of Katsina State Pilgrims Board by governor Aminu Masari has been generating discordant tunes among some old  members of the All Progressive Congress (APC) who have viewed such appointment as one too many for new entrants into the party. Kuki, popularly known as Katangar […]

4 killed in Katsina road accident – FRSC

by Seun Adeuyion February 1, 2020
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has confirmed the death of four persons in a fatal accident on Thursday along the Kurfi-Dutsinma road, Kurfi Local Government Area in Katsina State. The Unit Commander of the corps, Kurfi Abba Aminu, made this known to newsmen on Thursday. Mr Aminu said that seven others sustained injuries and have been […]

SHOCKER!!! Man chains, tortures wives for 10 months in Katsina

by Seun Adeuyion January 31, 2020
Katsina State Police command have arrested a middle-aged man, identified simply as Samaila, for allegedly chaining and torturing his two wives, Fatima Salisu and Hadiza Musa, in his home for 10 months. Fatima hails from the Markemagaji Gari village, while Hadiza is from the Kalyarubandaba village, both in Katsina State. The two women, aged 20 […]