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Bandits kidnap dozens of Muslim worshippers in Katsina

The bandits, it was gathered, stormed the area around 2am and kidnapped the worshippers in a mosque located in the outskirt of the town.

Katsina State House of Assembly chamber razed by fire

The Deputy Chief Whip of the House and the Member representing Kankia Constituency, Salisu Rimaye, said no one can say the real cause of the inferno.

Katsina communities protest insecurity, block Funtua-Dandume-Birnin Gwari Road

The motorist who spoke under the condition of anonymity said the protesters decried incessant attacks by gunmen and other criminals in their communities.

Katsina community imposes self curfew, relocates to LG headquarters

“The bandits now operate virtually on a daily basis in our communities. Many residents have either moved to Jibiya, the headquarters of the council while some who still stay in the communities now retire home by 7 pm to avoid being kidnapped or attacked by the bandits. Many things are happening now. We beg God for intervention.”

Katsina students abducted by bandits in fresh attack

According to Katsina Post, the Islamic students were abducted on their way home after they graced a maulud procession at Unguwar Al-Kasim, a nearby village.

Abducted Katsina schoolboys on their way home

Boko Haram had on Tuesday claimed responsibility for the attack. “They are on their way to Katsina, the military finalised the negotiations with them, they will be received by the governor anytime from now,” the source said.

Army chief, Buratai poses with snake in his farm, keeps mum on Katsina abduction

"The Chief of the Army Staff visited his snake farm today," Musa wrote on a Whatsapp platform, showing Buratai's pictures, despite the army's spokesman not forthcoming on the steps taken by the military to rescue the abducted schoolboys.

Katsina kidnap: Zamfara shuts some schools over fear of attack

“We will not want what happened in Katsina to happen in Zamfara State. All the Principals of the affected schools have been directed to ensure immediate closure of the affected schools,”

Katsina abduction: 17 students found, says Masari

“All these missing children found have been reunited with their families since we have shut down schools.

JTF, Nigerian Army, Police rescued 436 kidnapped Katsina students

436 students of Govt Senior Secondary School, Kankara, Katsina rescued by Joint Operatives of Nigerian Army/Police Special Squad. Details...

No one can ascertain number of kidnapped students yet, says Katsina Governor

“We want to assure you that we will do all what is possible on the school children as we have directed for the immediate closure of all schools in the state and that all students should be taken back home.”

Mixed feelings as Katsina government bans Whatsapp in schools, prohibits Facebook among workers

“Principals should also remind their staff about the government circular that prohibits any civil servant from commenting positively or negatively on government activities on Facebook or Whatsapp.”

Insecurity: Buhari’s efforts not good enough, says Katsina senator

Kaita said the statement credited to Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, on the slain farmers not getting clearance before going to their farms “is highly irresponsible.”

Police confirm killing of DSS officer in Katsina

Later, our personnel heard a gunshot. And the DSS called for reinforcement. As at the time when our men went there the hoodlums have already escaped. We were told by the DSS officers that there was a gun duel between the two sides.

Father caged son for four years in Katsina, due to his physical challenge status

He was fed like a dog during the period until last week when SCI intervened and reported the matter to the...

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Update: 30 abducted worshippers rescued, 10 still missing – Katsina police

“I can say 10 are still missing. Information at my disposal is that one of the families have been contacted by the criminals. So, in a nutshell, we can say they are presently detained in the hands of these abductors.”

Aguero apologises for missed Panenka penalty against Chelsea

“I would like to apologise to my teammates, staff and supporters for missing the penalty. It was a bad decision and I take full responsibility.”

Bandits kidnap dozens of Muslim worshippers in Katsina

The bandits, it was gathered, stormed the area around 2am and kidnapped the worshippers in a mosque located in the outskirt of the town.

Bayelsa councillor rejects fundraising after building bridge with funds meant for official car

“After due consultations from well-meaning Nigerians home and abroad,” she tweeted, “I want to formally decline the offer to raise a GoFundMe or any form of CrowdFunding for any purpose whatsoever.