Katsina State News Today

Katsina is a state found in Nigeria It has a capital- Katsina. The city’s population was just about 400 thousand in 2015. That is why it is the biggest city in the state at present. The state was created in 1987.

Katsina is founded by Kimayo and before the Fulani's conquest was a significant place of learning and a merchant center of the trans-Sahara trading. It is situated in the north of Nigeria.

The total area is 24,193 km2. By the way. It should be also mentioned that Katsina grew up from the Kaduna state in 1987.

The biggest ethnical group are the Hausa people. Talking about the religious aspect, Muslim is the dominant faith. The most significant edifice is Gobarau Minaret.

Two climate zones can be pointed out in Katsina state. They are the tropical continental and semi-arid continental. The southern towns are Funtua and Dutsimma. During the year rainfall number varies from 750mm to 950mm. To tell the truth, changed in climate are really notable in different months.

There are two rows in each regional government. They are the executives and legislatures. The executive wing is forged by the chairman. The others contain the officer's headings and different institutions. Speaker is one of the main people in a legislative sphere.

There are many very remarkable people in this Katsina state: Sheikh Ja'afar Mahmud Adam (the creator of Boko Haram), Hamza Rafindadi Zayyad (the creator of the Technical Committee on Privatization and Commercialization in Nigeria), Mamman Shata (a famous instrumentalist), Tajudeen Abdul-Raheem (leader of “ African Justice) and many others.

To tell the truth, Katsina state is not full of diverse mineral resources. Among them, it can be identified salt, marble, and kaoline. The others are badly developed.

There are also interesting sightseeing for visitors, such as Gobarau Minaret (this minaret was built approximately 300 years ago), Katsina City Gates, Emirs Palaces in Katsina and Daura, National Museum (Established in 1921, many artifacts have been collected from different cities and states). If you are interested in Katsina state news, you are welcome to visit Naij.com and see more Katsina news. Hurry up! The tidings have been already waiting for you.

APC hit with major blow as tribunal sacks Federal Rep

APC hit with major blow as tribunal sacks Federal Rep

APC hit with major blow as tribunal sacks Federal Rep
There are devils in APC who are Buhari’s enemies - Governor Masari

There are devils in APC who are Buhari’s enemies - Governor Masari

Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina has said that some unnamed persons whom he described as devils have infiltrated the All Progressives Congress (APC).

There are devils in APC who are Buhari’s enemies - Governor Masari
Just in: President Buhari and family arrive Abuja after Sallah holiday in Daura (photos)

Just in: President Buhari and family arrive Abuja after Sallah holiday in Daura (photos)

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday, September 6, departed Daura, Katsina state for Abuja after spending his Eid el-Kabir break in his hometown

Just in: President Buhari and family arrive Abuja after Sallah holiday in Daura (photos)
UPDATE: Niger President Mahamadou Issoufou arrives Nigeria on a visit to Buhari in Daura (photos)

UPDATE: Niger President Mahamadou Issoufou arrives Nigeria on a visit to Buhari in Daura (photos)

Issoufou landed at the Umaru Musa Yar'adua Airport in Katsina state and was received by top government officials including Governor Aminu Bello Masari.

UPDATE: Niger President Mahamadou Issoufou arrives Nigeria on a visit to Buhari in Daura (photos)
How Katsina based man was flogged to death during marriage flogging competition

How Katsina based man was flogged to death during marriage flogging competition

A young man in Katsina state, Yari Inusa, has died following injuries he suffered while competing in a flogging competition for a lady’s hand in marriage.

How Katsina based man was flogged to death during marriage flogging competition
President Buhari makes vital promise to Nigerians

President Buhari makes vital promise to Nigerians

President Muhammadu Buhari assured Nigerians of his continuous commitment to serving the nation, attributing his recent convalescence to a divine act of God.

President Buhari makes vital promise to Nigerians
President Muhammadu Buhari meets with Emir of Katsina, Katsina elders (photos)

President Muhammadu Buhari meets with Emir of Katsina, Katsina elders (photos)

President Muhammadu Buhari received the Emir of Katsina HRH Alhaji Abdulmumini Kabir Usman who paid a visit to him in Daura as well as elders from the state.

President Muhammadu Buhari meets with Emir of Katsina, Katsina elders (photos)
President Buhari receives classmates of 1953 in his hometown (photos)

President Buhari receives classmates of 1953 in his hometown (photos)

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday, September 3, played host to some of his old classmates from the 1953 set of Katsina Middle School, Daura

President Buhari receives classmates of 1953 in his hometown (photos)
Nigerians can live anywhere in the country without restrictions - President Buhari declares (photos)

Nigerians can live anywhere in the country without restrictions - President Buhari declares (photos)

President Muhammadu Buhari said Nigerians have the constitutional right to live, work and raise their families anywhere in the country without restrictions.

Nigerians can live anywhere in the country without restrictions - President Buhari declares (photos)
President Buhari celebrates Eid with NYSC members (photo)

President Buhari celebrates Eid with NYSC members (photo)

Buhari on Friday, September 1 celebrated Eid with members of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) and expressed his delight at the symbol of unity they represent

President Buhari celebrates Eid with NYSC members (photo)
See how President Buhari was received when he arrived Daura for Eid-el-Kabir (photos)

See how President Buhari was received when he arrived Daura for Eid-el-Kabir (photos)

President Muhammadu Buhari received resounding reception when he arrived Daura in Katsina state ahead of the Eid Il Kabir celebration coming up on Friday.

See how President Buhari was received when he arrived Daura for Eid-el-Kabir (photos)
Nigerian woman finds son who has been missing for 3 years on Facebook (photos)

Nigerian woman finds son who has been missing for 3 years on Facebook (photos)

A Nigerian woman whose son was missing for three years has been reunited with him. She found the missing boy through the help of Facebook. She's dazed.

Nigerian woman finds son who has been missing for 3 years on Facebook (photos)
2 month after declaring readiness to battle Buhari in 2019, former senator Kanti Bello dies in Abuja

2 month after declaring readiness to battle Buhari in 2019, former senator Kanti Bello dies in Abuja

Senator Kanti Bello's demise was confirmed by Kabir Faskari, a younger brother to former Katsina state deputy governor, Abdullahi Faskari, in a statement.

2 month after declaring readiness to battle Buhari in 2019, former senator Kanti Bello dies in Abuja
Gwamnatin Jihar Katsina zata koyar da manoma 8,000 akan samar da tumatir

Gwamnatin Jihar Katsina zata koyar da manoma 8,000 akan samar da tumatir

Ya ce shirin zai kai shekaru 10, zai kuma kunshi kafa masana'antun noma a cikin kananan hukumomi 34, inda ya kara da cewa za a koyar da manoma a kan noman

Gwamnatin Jihar Katsina zata koyar da manoma 8,000 akan samar da tumatir
How Buhari’s home-state of Katsina celebrated his return from London after 103 days of battle with illness

How Buhari’s home-state of Katsina celebrated his return from London after 103 days of battle with illness

Major streets in Katsina state suddenly became empty immediately President Muhammadu Buhari landed in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital city on Saturday, August 19.

How Buhari’s home-state of Katsina celebrated his return from London after 103 days of battle with illness
Abdulaziz Yari and 4 more governors President Buhari respects the most

Abdulaziz Yari and 4 more governors President Buhari respects the most

There are many state governors Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari respects for one reason or the other, but these five governors stood out among the rest.

Abdulaziz Yari and 4 more governors President Buhari respects the most
Don’t mind our youths, you are safe in Katsina - Emir tells Igbo people in the north as October 1 draws close

Don’t mind our youths, you are safe in Katsina - Emir tells Igbo people in the north as October 1 draws close

The emir of Katsina, Abdulmumini Kabir Usman, has risen in defence of Igbo people living in the state as the quit notice to them by Arewa youths comes close.

Don’t mind our youths, you are safe in Katsina - Emir tells Igbo people in the north as October 1 draws close
Unidentified gunmen shot dead 2 customs officers in Katsina

Unidentified gunmen shot dead 2 customs officers in Katsina

Tension struck Katsina state on Sunday, July 30 when two custom officers attached to the Area command of the state were shot dead by unknown armed men.

Unidentified gunmen shot dead 2 customs officers in Katsina
Katsina state announces plan to build new oil refinery

Katsina state announces plan to build new oil refinery

The Katsina state government has announced that it will establish a black oil energy refinery in Mashi local government area of the state for its citizens.

Katsina state announces plan to build new oil refinery
Nigerian Air Force formally marks beginning of operations in 2 new units in Katsina (photos)

Nigerian Air Force formally marks beginning of operations in 2 new units in Katsina (photos)

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Wednesday, July 26 commissioned the 213 Forward Operating Base (FOB) and the Quick Response Wing (QRW) in Katsina state.

Nigerian Air Force formally marks beginning of operations in 2 new units in Katsina (photos)
Jihar Katsina na harin sayan motocin aikin gona 1000 don bunkasa harkar noma

Jihar Katsina na harin sayan motocin aikin gona 1000 don bunkasa harkar noma

Jawaban jagororin aikin noma na Jihar katsina gameda harin sayan motocin aikin noma (tractors) guda 1000 da jihar keyi don bunkasa Noma a jihar ta katsina

Jihar Katsina na harin sayan motocin aikin gona 1000 don bunkasa harkar noma
Igbos, Yorubas and Hausas are all brothers; Nigeria must remain as 1 - Emir of Katsina makes declaration

Igbos, Yorubas and Hausas are all brothers; Nigeria must remain as 1 - Emir of Katsina makes declaration

Alhaji Abdulmumini Kabir who is the emir of Katsina has declared that Nigeria must continue to remain while urging those calling for secession to shelve it.

Igbos, Yorubas and Hausas are all brothers; Nigeria must remain as 1 - Emir of Katsina makes declaration
President Buhari’s kinsmen deliver STRONG message to Nigerians over his health

President Buhari’s kinsmen deliver STRONG message to Nigerians over his health

Kinsmen of President Muhammadu Buhari in Daura, Katsina have pleaded with Nigerians to stay out his private life and instead pray more for his quick recovery.

President Buhari’s kinsmen deliver STRONG message to Nigerians over his health
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