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Fire destroys Katsina varsity

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A wild fire on Tuesday razed down parts and offices of the Katsina State-owned Umar Musa Yar’adua University, destroying some parts of the buildings including some section of faculty of Education, the office of Head of library and information Science department in the faculty, others include the examination office and some lecturer’s rooms. The cause of the Fire outbreak is ...

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Katsina partners firm to construct N2.5bn housing estate

Katsina

A N2.5billion Memorandum of Understanding (Mou) has been signed between the Katsina State Government and Merit Homes and Properties Limited for the construction of a 500-unit housing estate for civil servants in the state. Reports show that the estate, to be constructed on 40 hectares in Barawa Town, along Batsari Road, is expected to be completed within 18 months. Speaking ...

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Flooding: Katsina LG lauds FG for construction Of 10.5 kilometres drainage

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Alhaji Salisu Na-Allahu, Chairman, Maiadua Local Government Area in Katsina State, has commended the Federal Government for constructing 10.5 km drainage network in the area to prevent flooding. Na-Allahu gave the commendation in an interview in Maiadua on Tuesday that the project, which will soon be completed, was financed by the Ecological Fund Office. He said the drainage would provide ...

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Property worth N8m destroyed by flood in Katsina

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Flood caused by downpour during the weekend washed away property worth N8million in Dandume Local Government Area of Katsina State, the acting Chairman of the Local Government, Alhaji Hassan Musa, said on Monday. The acting chairman made this known during an inspection visit to the scene to sympathise with victims of the disaster. He explained that the flood, which destroyed ...

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11 Youths die in katsina road accident

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The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Katsina State has confirmed that 11 youths lost their lives in a road accident Sunday night while celebrating Sallah. Mr. Godwin Ngueku, the Katsina Sector Commander of the corps, confirmed the incident to the on Monday in Katsina. Ngueku said that the accident occurred when on a Peugeot Saloon Car carrying the youths ...

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Katsina State celebrates 30 years of its creation

Katsina State Celebrates 30 Years of Statehood

“A week ago, Katsina State rolled out the drums to celebrate 30 years of its creation‎ with pomp and pageantry. Ibrahim Shuaibu was there and files this report”- This Day Katsina usually referred to as Katsina state to distinguish it from the city of Katsina, is a state in North-west zone of Nigeria. It’s capital is Katsina city and has ...

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Katsina to spend N23 billion on road construction and electricity

Katsina to spend N23 billion on road construction and electricity

According to The Guardian, the Katsina State government has said that it will spend N23 billion on roads construction and electricity projects in some selected local councils in the state. The state’s Commissioner for Works, Housing and Transport, Mr. Tasi’u Musa Dandagoro, stated this at the end of a rescheduled executive council meeting of the state. Dandagoro said the projects ...

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Mosque to set up e-library in Daura, Katsina state

e-library in Daura, Katsina state

“The steering committee of Karama central mosque, has received a plot of land to construct an e-library in Daura, Katsina state to facilitate research by students in the area.”- PM News The mosque committee had recently offered scholarship to 30 indigent students and medical assistance to 20 individuals. Malam Barau Musa, Chairman of the committee, said in Daura that work ...

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Katsina state allocates N2 billion to construct dams

Katsina state allocates N2 billion to construct dams

The Governor of Katsina State, Alhaji Aminu Bello Masari, has earmarked N2 billion for the rehabilitation and construction of earth dams and irrigation channels. The Guardian reports that he spoke at the Pan-Northern Groups Summit organised by Northern Elders Forum at Arewa House, Kaduna. Represented by his deputy, Mannir Yakubu, he said government’s intention is to promote dry season farming in the ...

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