• Police rescues 11 in Zamfara
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    The Police Command in Zamfara says it has secured the release of 11 kidnapped persons in the state. The Public Relations Officer of the command, SP Muhammad Shehu, announced this in a statement issued in Gusau on Saturday. “On April  9, the command, in collaboration with the state Ministry for Security and Home Affairs, secured ...
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    The Police Command in Katsina State said that bandits have killed Alhaji Abdulhamid Sani, Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Batsari Local Government Area of the state and 17 others on Sunday Police spokesman Gombo Isa confirmed the attack, adding the assailants carried “sophisticated weapons”. He said security forces were “combing the forest with ...
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    The Kaduna State Police Command, has announced the release of eight students and staff of Engravers College, kidnapped from the school on Oct. 3. The command Public Relations Officer, DSP Yakubu Sabo, made the disclosure in a press statement issued on Saturday, in Kaduna. He said, “today being October 26, at about 0800hrs, teams of Police ...
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    The Police in Kano on Friday said that it arrested three notorious rustlers for stealing 1,000 cows in Falgore Forest, Kiru Local Government Area of the state. The Commissioner of Police, Mr Ahmed Iliyasu, in a statement said that the suspects were arrested by the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) team of Operation Puff-Adder in collaboration ...
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    The police in Ekiti have arrested a 24-year-old man for allegedly killing his own brother. The state Commissioner of Police, Mr Amba Asuquo, who announced this in Ado Ekiti on Tuesday, said that the suspect also stole a motorcycle belonging to his victim. Asuquo spoke while parading the alleged killer and 24 other suspects for ...
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    Gunmen dressed in “security uniforms” have kidnapped the finance commissioner for northwestern Nigeria’s Zamfara state, seizing two of his staff and killing his deputy, a regional spokesman said Tuesday. Hamza Salihu, the state’s director of budget was abducted on Sunday along with two aides on a highway in neighbouring Kaduna State — a region beset ...
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    Abubakar Bwari, Minister of Mines and Steel Development The Miners Association of Nigeria, MAN, has urged the Ministry of Mines and Steel Development to operationalise the Mining Surveillance Task Force Team which was launched few years ago. Alhaji Kabir Kankara, the National President of the association made this known in a statement issued on Tuesday ...
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    The Acting Inspector-General of Police, (IGP) Mohammed Adamu, on Friday launched a new anti-crime squad codenamed “Operation Puff Adder” specifically to curb banditry and sundry crimes on Abuja-Kaduna highway and other flashpoints. Adamu said Operation Puff Adder was a well thought out and major operation being launched by the police. He said that it was ...