• Masari inaugurates dialogue, amnesty committee for cattle rustlers

    Masari inaugurates dialogue, amnesty committee for cattle rustlers

    According to reports, Katsina State Government on Saturday inaugurated a 15-man Committee on Dialogue and Amnesty to parley with cattle rustlers operating in the forest across the state.

    Speaking while inaugurating the committee in Katsina, Governor Aminu Masari mandated the committee to meet with various gangs of cattle rustlers operating in the state with a view to identifying their grievances and advice the government.

    Masari also asked members of the committee to consult widely with stakeholders and engage religious and traditional leaders […]

  • Governor Masari appoints new GM for Katsina State Radio

    Governor Masari appoints new GM for Katsina State Radio

    Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State has approved the appointment of Alhaji Sani Bala Kabomo as the new General-Manager of the Katsina State Radio.

    This is contained in a statement issued by the Senior Special Assistant to the governor on Media, Mr Abdu Labaran, in Katsina on Saturday.

    Until his new appointment, Kabomo was a Director at the state radio.

    He is also the Chief Press Secretary to the Secretary to the State Government, Alhaji Lawal Abbas.

    It stated that the appointee succeeds Alhaji […]

  • Governor Masari appoints new Head of Service

    Governor Masari appoints new Head of Service

    Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State has approved the appointment of Alhaji Garba Sanda Mani as the new Head of Service of the state.

    This was contained in a statement signed by the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Media, Alhaji Abdu Labaran, and made available to newsmen on Tuesday in Katsina.

    The statement said the appointment took immediate effect.

    It said Mani’s appointment was based on his track record of service.

    The statement said: “Your selection is in recognition of your track […]

  • Forget Biafra – Masari tells Ohanaeze

    Forget Biafra – Masari tells Ohanaeze

    Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State has advised the leadership of Ohanaeze Ndigbo in the North to shun agitations for Biafran republic to be carved out of Nigeria nation.

    The governor gave the advice when the leadership of the pan-Ndigbo body in the 19 northern states and FCT led by Eze Pampas Nahiwe paid him a courtesy visit in Katsina.

    Governor Masari, who stressed the need for the Igbo communities in the northern states to distance themselves from any pro-Biafra movement […]

  • God brought Buhari to solve Nigeria’s problems – Masari

    God brought Buhari to solve Nigeria’s problems – Masari

    According to reports, the Katsina State Governor, Aminu Bello Masari, on Tuesday urged Nigerians to pray for President Muhammadu Buhari to deliver the nation from its current challenges.

    Masari made the call after the Eid-el-Kabir prayer in Katsina and was contained in a statement by his Media Assistant, Abdu Labaran Malumfashi.

    The governor noted that there was no challenge that committed leadership and prayers could not overcome.

    Stressing that he had no doubt in the capacity and ability of Buhari to lead Nigeria […]

  • FG denied us teaching hospital, but we’re ready to get one – Governor Masari

    FG denied us teaching hospital, but we’re ready to get one – Governor Masari

    Katsina State Governor, Alhaji Aminu Bello Masari, has expressed disgust over the refusal of the Federal Ministry of Health to allow the state government acquire and convert the Federal Medical Centre to serve as a Teaching Hospital for Umar Musa Yar’Adua University, saying that it has slowed down the dream of his administration to develop the health sector.

    According to him, over 600 medical staff will soon be recruited to serve in the health facilities that are already being put in […]

  • Niger Delta leaders used oil money as ‘pocket money’ – Masari

    Niger Delta leaders used oil money as ‘pocket money’ – Masari

    The Governor of Katsina State, Aminu Masari, has said Niger Delta leaders must come clean on how they spent the oil money allocated to the region over the years.

    “For six years,” Masari said, “we had a Niger Delta president. Let us see what difference he made in six years when he was president. When the excess crude account became pocket money, how much of the money went to the Niger Delta?”

    In an interview published in the current edition of The […]

  • Masari to chair Edo APC governorship primary

    Masari to chair Edo APC governorship primary

    The national leadership of the All Progressives Congress has inaugurated a national committee for the conduct of Saturday’s governorship primary of the party.

    According to a statement by the state Publicity Secretary of the APC, Godwin Erhahon, the committee, which was inaugurated in Abuja by the National Chairman of the party, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, on Thursday, has named the Governor of Katsina State, Alhaji Aminu Masari, as chairman.

    The committee is expected to arrive in Benin, the Edo State capital, on Friday.

    Meanwhile, […]

  • Nigeria would have been in misery if Jonathan won 2015 election, says Masari

    Nigeria would have been in misery if Jonathan won 2015 election, says Masari

    Governor of Katsina State, Aminu Bello Masari has maintained that Muhammadu Buhari’s emergence as president of the country brought glimmer of hope to the north and anticipation of the return of socio-economic prosperity.

    Masari claimed that northern Nigeria would have been in misery had former President, Goodluck Jonathan, won the 2015 presidential election.

    Speaking at the 33rd annual symposium in memory of late Malam Aminu Kano held at the Centre for Democratic Research and Training, AKCDRT, Mambayya House, Kano, he said the […]