The Independent electrol Commission (INEC) has concluded the bye election of Kastina North Senatorial seat. Preliminary results shows the Ahmad Babba Kaita an APC candidate is focused to be the winner of the Election with the total votes of 224,607 while a PDP conterpacou got a total votes of 59,724 details later
The renown Islamic scholar based in Sokoto Sheikh Bello Yabo blasted a senator and intending presidential aspirant that recently decamped from All Progressive Congress APC to People Democratic Party PDP Dr. Rabi’u Musa Kwankwaso, the scholar accused kwankwaso for derogative or blasphemous statement against the Prophet when the senator and former governor was the then Governor of Kano State. the scholar also describe kwankwaso as “Jahili” (illiterate) and can’t be entrusted and not acquire the requisite knowledge and qualification to be a leader of the society. In the video is the background audio and the voice of the Yabo.
Federal University Dutsin-Ma Microfinance Bank has been duly registered under the Central Bank of Nigeria’s regulations having met the minimum conditions. The Bank is set to employ competent, visionary and motivated Professionals to fill the position for the takeoff:
Role and Responsibilities
- The person who shall report and be answerable to the board, would be responsible for the day to day running of the bank. In addition, he shall among others, be responsible for the following specific objective:
- Ensuring proper Management of staff, facilities, departments, products and services with clear, efficient and standard performance to achieve the corporate objectives;
- Initiating, delivering and managing new microfinonce Banking products and services efficiently and effectively to enhance the Bank’s competitive position;
- Serving as the Chief marketing Officer of the Bank by effectively liaising with other stakeholders to create business linkages for the Bank;
- Ensuring the prudent management of the financial and other resources of the Bank;
- Overseeing the management of the investment portfolio of the Bank;
- Ensuring effective corporate leadership and good and transparent management practice; and,
- Liaising with regulatory authorities.
Qualification and Experience
- A good University degree or its equivalent in Business Administration and finance related disciplines with a minimum of post qualification experience, of which at least eight (8) must have been at Senior management Level in either a Commercial or Microfinance Bank.
- Possession of relevant Master’s and or professional qualifications will be an added advantage.
- Interested applicant must not be above 50 years as at the time of applying for this position.
Role and Responsibilities
The Head of Human Resources shall report and be directly answerable to the Managing Director and in addition shall have the following functions, among others:
- Handling of all routine administrative procedures, including payment of bills, etc;
- Handling of personnel functions, including employee selection, placement, orientation, promotion, discipline, welfare, etc;
- Advising the authorities on the prudent management of company fixed assets, inventory and other resources;
- Handling purchase and supply of office equipment; and,
- Any other duty assigned by the managing Director.
Qualifications and Experience
Candidates must have a minimum:
- A minimum of B.Sc/HND in Accounting, Business Administration, Economics or equivalent with a second class lower or equivalent.
- NYSC Discharge Certificate.
- Interested applicant for Officer/Graduate Trainee cadre must not be above 26 years at the time of applying for these positions.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should submits 20 hardcopies of their Applications with all the relevant details to:
Federal University Dutsin-Ma,
- Candidates should ensure that three (3) Referees have submitted reports on them to the under signed by the date of closure of receipt of applications.
- Note that excellent computer skills innovation and team spirit are desirable for the position.
- Also, candidates must attach evidence of possession of national identification number, in line with the requirements of the national identification number regulations 2017.
Babbar Fasto A Katsina Ta Jingine Kiristanci Ta Rungumi Musulunci.
Jaridar Sarauniya ta buga a shafinta cewa “Fasto a jihar Katsina Grace Aji ta jingine addinin Kiristanci ta rungumi addinin Musulunci. Faston ta sauya sunan ta zuwa Hauwa’u. A cewarta ta yi matukar godiya ga Madaukakin Sarki Allah da ya Shiryar da ita ga tafarkin addinin Musulunci.” Sai dai jaridar bata bayyana ko a wane karamar hukama acikin jahar haka yafaru ba.
Gwannatin Nageria na Shirin kaddamar da sabuwar tashar jirgin ruwa ta zamani a garin baro acikin karamar hukumar Agaye a jahar Niger. Idan kun tuna cewa marigayi tsohon shugaban kasa Alhaji Ummaru Musa Yar’aduwa lokacin mulkinsa yabayar da aikin yashe tekun inda jirgin ruwa zaizo har arewa, amma bayan wafatinsa gwannatin data biyo baya da dakile kokuma ta chaza alkiblar aikin.
Amma kamar yadda zaku kalla kuma ku saura ra a wannan bidiyo dake sama cewa gwamnati a kar kashin shugabancin Muhammadu Buhari shekaru ukku baya ta sake bayarda aikin, wanda kuma ake ganin cewa haka ta kusa cimma ruwa, shugan hukumar kula da hanyoyin jiragen ruwa Alhaji Danladi Ibrahim ne ya bayyana hakan inda yake cewa tuni aka kammala aikin kuma aka hada ta da tasha ta jirgin kasa, an sayo na’urori na zamani inda ake shirin kaddamar da ita a watan Augustin.
Zaku iya tunawa kwanakin baya shugaba muhammadu Buhari ya kaddamar da wata tashar ta tudu a kaduna da kuma shirin kafa ire iren su da dama a fadin kasar nan.
The Katsina State Government has sworn in new head of civil service Alhaji Idris Usman Tune. The Katsina State Governor Rt Hon. Aminu Bello Masari on his twitter made this known “In line with our zeal and commitment on the reinvigoration of the State Civil Service, we have today sworn in Alhaji Idris Usman Tune as the new Head of the Civil Service. It is our belief that he will bring his vast experience to bear in this onerous responsibility.” The swearing in took place at the Government house of Katsina State.
Katsina refinery becomes a reality as Buhari, Moumadou Issoufou signed MoU.
IBRAHIM ZAKARI TALBA the founder of BLAKOIL ENERGY REFINERY will spearhead the first 100% private driven Refinery in the north of Nigeria to be built in Mashi Town of katsina state.
The REFINERY is a project worth $2 billion (over N700 billion). It is projected to employ over 2,500 direct employment and over 10,000 in direct employment not only to the state but Nigerians in general.
The event tookplace in the Presidential Villa Abuja wherw the Minister of State Petroleum Mr Ibe Kachikwu and his Niger counterpart sign the final bilateral trade agreement on Tuesday 24th July 2018 in the Presidential Villa Abuja.
We must acknowledge those who are clearly not self centred and support them the best way we can.
The ministry of Petroleum resources in a short statement issued to newsmen then explained that the refinery project would also include a crude oil pipeline that is expected to come from Niger Republic, indicating the plant would be fed crude oil from Niger.
Here’s the President Muhammadu Buhari’s timeline:
Muhammadu Buhari was born to a Fulani family on 17 December 1942, in Daura, Katsina State, to his father Adamu and mother Zulaihat. He is the twenty-third child of his father. Buhari was raised by his mother, after his father died when he was about four years old.
He attended primary school in Daura and Mai’adua before proceeding to Katsina Model School in 1953, and to Katsina Provincial Secondary School (now Government College Katsina) from 1956 to 1961.
Buhari joined the Nigerian Army by enrolling at age 19 Nigerian Military Training College (NMTC) in 1961. In February 1964, the college was upgraded to an officer commissioning unit of the Nigerian Army and renamed the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) (prior to 1964, the Nigerian government sent cadets who had completed their NMTC preliminary training to mostly Commonwealth military academies for officer cadet training). From 1962 to 1963, Buhari underwent officer cadet training at Mons Officer Cadet School in Aldershot in England.
In January 1963,at age 21, Buhari was commissioned a second lieutenant and appointed Platoon Commander of the Second Infantry Battalion in Abeokuta, Nigeria. From November 1963 to January 1964, Buhari attended the Platoon Commanders’ Course at the Nigerian Military Training College, Kaduna. In 1964, he facilitated his military training by attending the Mechanical Transport Officer’s Course at the Army Mechanical Transport School in Borden, United Kingdom.From 1965 to 1967, Buhari served as commander of the Second Infantry Battalion and appointed brigade major, Second Sector, First Infantry Division, April 1967 to July 1967.
Northern counter-coup of 28 July 1966. In July 1966 Lieutenant Muhammadu Buhari was one of the participants in the “July Rematch” or so called “Counter-Coup”, led by Lt-Col Murtala Muhammed, that overthrew and assassinated Nigeria’s first self-appointed military Head of State General Aguiyi Ironsi, who had assumed leadership of the Nigerian government after a failed coup attempt on 15 January 1966, which overthrew the elected parliamentary government of Nigeria (also known as first republic). Other participants in the coup on 28 July 1966 included 2nd Lieutenant Sani Abacha, Lieutenant Ibrahim Babangida, Major Theophilus Danjuma, Lieutenant Ibrahim Bako among others. The coup was a reaction to the January coup where a group of mostly Igbo officers led by Major Chukwuma Kaduna Nzeogwu overthrew the democratically elected government of Prime Minister Abubakar Tafawa Balewa. Many Northern soldiers were aggrieved by the murder of senior politicians, Prime Minister Abubakar Tafawa Balewa, northern regional premier, Ahmadu Bello, and four senior officers from northern Nigeria: Brigadier Zakariya Maimalari, Colonel Kur Mohammed, Lt-Cols Abogo Largema and James Pam. The counter-coup was very bloody leading to the murder of mostly Igbo officers. Among the casualties were the first military head of state General Aguiyi Ironsi and Lt Colonel Adekunle Fajuyi, the military governor of the Western Region.
War on corruption
Buhari mounted an offensive against entrenched interests. In 20 months as Head of State, about 500 politicians, officials and businessmen were jailed for corruption during his stewardship.Detainees were released after releasing sums to the government and agreeing to meet certain conditions.
The Umaru Dikko Affair was another defining moment in Buhari’s military government. Umaru Dikko, a former Minister of Transportation under the previous civilian administration of President Shagari who fled the country shortly after the coup, was accused of embezzling $1 billion in oil profits. With the help of an alleged former Mossad agent, the NSO traced him to London, where operatives from Nigeria and Israel drugged and kidnapped him. They placed him in a plastic bag, which was subsequently hidden inside a crate labelled as “Diplomatic Baggage”. The purpose of this secret operation was to ship Dikko off to Nigeria on an empty Nigerian Airways Boeing 707, to stand trial for embezzlement. The plot was foiled by British airport officers. Buhari’s administration enacted three decrees to investigate corruption and control foreign exchange. The Banking (Freezing of Accounts) Decree of 1984, allotted to the Federal Military Government the power to freeze bank accounts of persons suspected to have committed fraud. The Recovery of Public Property (Special Military Tribunals) Decree permitted the government to investigate the assets of public officials linked with corruption and constitute a military tribunal to try such persons. The Exchange Control (Anti-Sabotage) Decree stated penalties for violators of foreign exchange laws.
Presidential campaigns and elections:
- 2003 presidential elections In 2003
- Buhari ran for office in the presidential election as the candidate of the All Nigeria People’s Party (ANPP). He was defeated by the People’s Democratic Party nominee, President Olusẹgun Ọbasanjọ, by a margin of more than 11 million votes.
<li>2007 presidential elections; On 18 December 2006, Gen. Buhari was nominated as the consensus candidate of the All Nigeria People’s Party. His main challenger in the April 2007 polls was the ruling PDP candidate, Umaru Yar’Adua, who hailed from the same home state of Katsina. In the election, Buhari officially took 18% of the vote against 70% for Yar’Adua, but Buhari rejected these results. After Yar’Adua took office, the ANPP agreed to join his government, but Buhari denounced this agreement.
2011 presidential elections
In March 2010, Buhari left the ANPP for the Congress for Progressive Change (CPC), a party that he had helped to found. He said that he had supported foundation of the CPC “as a solution to the debilitating, ethical and ideological conflicts in my former party the ANPP”.
Buhari was the CPC Presidential candidate in 16 April 2011 general election, running against incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Mallam Nuhu Ribadu of Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN), and Ibrahim Shekarau of ANPP. They were the major contenders among 20 contestants. He was campaigning on an anti-corruption platform and pledged to remove immunity protections from government officials. He also gave support to enforcement of Sharia law in Nigeria’s northern states, which had previously caused him political difficulties among Christian voters in the country’s south.The elections were marred by widespread sectarian violence, which claimed the lives of 800 people across the country, as Buhari’s supporters attacked Christian settlements in the country’s centre regions. The three-day uprising was blamed in part on Buhari’s inflammatory comments. In spite of assurances from Human Rights Watch, who had judged the elections as “among the fairest in Nigeria’s history”, Buhari claimed that the poll was flawed and warned that “If what happened in 2011 should again happen in 2015, by the grace of God, the dog and the baboon would all be soaked in blood”.However, he remains a “folk hero” to some for his vocal opposition to corruption. Buhari won 12,214,853 votes, coming in second to the incumbent president Goodluck Jonathan of the PDP, who polled 22,495,187 votes and was declared the winner.
2015 presidential elections
- Incoming and outgoing Nigerian Presidents at the inauguration ceremony in the runup to the 2015 Presidential elections, the campaign team of incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan asked for the disqualification of General Buhari from the election, claiming that he is in breach of the Constitution. According to the fundamental document, in order to qualify for election to the office of the President, an individual must be “educated up to at least School certificate level or its equivalent”. Buhari has failed to submit any such evidence, claiming that he lost the original copies of his diplomas when his house was raided following his overthrow from power in 1985. Buhari ran in the 2015 Presidential election as a candidate of the All Progressives Congress party. His platform was built around his image as a staunch anti-corruption fighter and his incorruptible and honest reputation. However, Buhari stated in an interview that he would not probe past corrupt leaders and that he would give officials who stole in the past amnesty, insofar as they repent.
In January 2015, the insurgent group “The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta” (MEND) endorsed Buhari in the Presidential race, saying he is the best candidate to lead the country. Muhammadu Buhari’s campaign was briefly advised by former Obama campaign manager, David Axelrod, and his AKPD consultancy. In February 2015, former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo quit the ruling PDP party and threw his support behind the Buhari/Osinbajo ticket. On 31 March, incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan called Buhari to offer his concession and congratulations for his election as president. Buhari was sworn in on 29 May 2015 in a ceremony attended by at least 23 Heads of State and Government.
Boko Haram and Chibok girls
In October 2016, the government negotiated a deal with the terrorist group, Boko Haram which secured the release of 21 Chibok girls. By December 2016, the government had recovered much of the territories previously held by Boko Haram and after the capture of Sambisa Forest, Buhari announced that Boko Haram has been technically defeated. The insurgency displaced about 2 million people from their homes and the recapture of the towns now present humanitarian challenges in health, education and nutrition. On 6 May 2017, Buhari’s government secured a further release of 82 out of 276 girls kidnapped in 2014, in exchange of five Boko Haram leaders.On 7 May 2017, President Buhari met with the 82 released Chibok girls, before departing to London, UK, for a follow-up treatment for an undisclosed illness.
On 21 December 2016, the government’s Federal Ministry of Finance announced a whistle-blowing policy with a 2.5%-5% reward. The aim is to obtain relevant data or information regarding:
the violation of financial regulations; the mismanagement of public funds and assets; financial malpractice fraud; and theft.
In 1971, Buhari married his first wife, Safinatu (née Yusuf) Buhari (First lady of Nigeria December 1983 – August 1985). They had five children together, four girls and one boy. Their first daughter, Zulaihat (Zulai) was named after Buhari’s mother. Their other children are Fatima, Musa (deceased son), Hadiza, and Safinatu.In 1988, Buhari and his first wife Safinatu divorced. In December 1989, Buhari married his second and current wife Aisha Buhari (née Halilu). They also had five children together, a boy and four girls: Aisha, Halima, Yusuf, Zahra and Amina. On 14 January 2006, Safinatu Buhari, the former first lady, died from complications of diabetes. She was buried at Unguwar Rimi cemetery in accordance with Islamic rites. In November 2012, Buhari’s first daughter, Zulaihat (née Buhari) Junaid died from sickle-cell anaemia, two days after having a baby at a hospital in Kaduna.
President Buhari recieved awards medals during his lifetime some of the award are:
- Congo Medal (CM)
- Defence Service Medal (DSM)
- Defence Service Medal (Nigeria)
- General Service Medal (GSM)
- General Service Medal (Nigeria)
- Global Seal of Integrity (GSOI)
- Gran Collar De La Orden De La Independencia translated as Grand Collar of the Order of the Independence was conferred on Buhari by President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo of Equatorial Guinea at the Presidential Palace on 14 March 2016.
- Grand Commander of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (GCFR) Order of the Federal Republic (military) – Nigeria – ribbon bar.gif
- Loyal Service and Good Conduct Medal (LSGCM) Loyal Service and Good Conduct Medal (Nigeria)
- National Service Medal (NSM)
If you have time, you should read more about this incredible human being on his wekipedia page<a http://href=”https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muhammadu_Buhari#Early_life” target=”_blank”>Wikipedia entry</a>
In the late hours of sunday heavy down rain storm have killed and destroy more than two hundred houses and carted away Cars and livestock animals.
Katsina news comfirm the incidence where by almost hundred of lives feared lost during the incidence.
The Kastina State Governor RT hon. Aminu Bello Masari visited the scene and sympathize the family affected while assuring the people of support to relief those affected with the calamity.
The Katsina State Scholarship Trust Fund was over the last few months begin online registration and purchase of scholarship form to it’s indegiene, how ever the board is noting that the “REGISTRATION WILL BE CLOSED ON 31ST JULY 2018. ONLY REGISTERED APPLICANTS WILL BE INTERVIEWED!”