Tag: Aminu Masari

Katsina Governor, Aminu Masari, has assented to the Child Protection Bill

Katsina Governor, Aminu Masari, has assented to the Child Protection Bill. The Chief Registrar of the Katsina State High Court, Kabir Shua’ibu, confirmed the development in an interview with newsmen on Sunday. Shua’ibu said. “Yes, the governor has assented to the bill. The child protection bill has become a law[Read More…]

Katsina Governor visits Buhari in his home to update him about abducted school boys

Katsina State Governor, Aminu Masari, has said the abductors of at least 333 students of Government Science Secondary School, Kankara, have contacted his government. He made this known when he briefed the President Muhammadu Buhari in Daura on Monday. This was contained in a statement by the President’s Senior Special[Read More…]

Just In: Katsina State Governor, Aminu Masari says 333 students “missing” after terrorists attacked school

Katsina State Governor, Aminu Masari has confirmed that 333 students are missing following an attack on Government Science Secondary School, Kankara, Katsina on Friday night. Armed men stormed Government Science Secondary School in Kankara LGA, Katsina State, northwest Nigeria, and kidnapped dozens of students from their dormitories early today, Saturday.[Read More…]

Three Katsina LGs in Buhari’s home state, still under bandits attack, says Governor Masari

Katsina State Governor, Aminu Masari, has said that bandits and other criminals were still killing, maiming, raping and abducting residents, as well as rustling domestic animals in three of the seven frontline local councils of the state. Masari, while speaking with newsmen in an interview, yesterday, said the affected local[Read More…]

Referendum On Biafra Will Fail, Says Governor Aminu Masari

Aminu Masari, governor of Katsina state, says a referendum on Biafra will fail. In an interview with Vanguard, Masari said referendum may be successful in the south-east but the region has only five out of 36 states in the country. The governor said agitation in the country would significantly reduce[Read More…]

“They Must Tell Nigerians How They Used Oil Money” – Katsina Governor, Aminu Masari Attacks The Niger Delta

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[Read More…]

In Edo State, Godwin Obaseki Emerges APC Governorship Candidate

Mr Godwin Obaseki has picked the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship ticket after beating 11 other candidates during the primaries in Benin City, Edo State. The leader of the party’s national delegation that conducted the primary election and Katsina State Governor, Aminu Masari, announced the results in Benin, the state[Read More…]

Governor Aminu Masari Sets Up And 11-man Judicial Panel To Probe ‘Missing N70bn’ In Katsina

Aminu Masari, governor of Katsina state, has inaugurated an 11-man judicial commission of inquiry to investigate the alleged N70 billion unaccounted for by the administration of Ibrahim Shema, his predecessor. Inaugurating the commission in Katsina on Monday, Masari said it had become necessary to embark on such step because more[Read More…]

How Katsina Governor, Aminu Masari, Deceived Buhari To Get N11 bn Bailout [Report]

The governor of President Muhammadu Buhari’s home State, Katsina, Aminu Masari, deceived the president to get more than N11 billion bailout supposedly to pay workers’ salary arrears, PREMIUM TIMES Nicholas Ibekwe reports. Feigning insolvency, Katsina State applied as one of the 27 states in need of bailout from the Federal Government to pay[Read More…]

Former Speaker, Masari Defeats Yar’Adua In Katsina To Emerge APC Guber Candidate

Aminu Masari, former speaker of the House of Representatives, was on Saturday declared the gubernatorial candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC) for the 2015 elections in Katsina. Adesina Aderibigbe, chairman, Katsina Primary Elections Committee, who announced the result in Katsina, said that Masari scored 2,470 votes to defeat his rivals.[Read More…]