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16 feared dead in Kano auto crash

No fewer than 16 persons were feared dead on Friday night in an auto crash involving three commercial vehicles at Tukwi village along Dambatta-Daura road in Kano State.

Middle-aged man killed in gang fight in Kano

A middle-aged man, Andrew Igbene, was on Wednesday night killed following a fight between rival gangs in Sabon Garri area of Kano State.

15-year-old in police net for allegedly poisoning husband

The Police Command in Kano state has arrested a 15-year-old housewife, Hassana Lawan, of Bechi Village, in Kumbotso Local Government Area (LGA) of the state for allegedly poisoning her 33-year-old husband, Sale Abubakar.
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Train crushes two persons to death in Kano

The Police in Kano on Tuesday confirmed the death of two persons, who were crushed to death by a train in the state capital.

Police arrest 220 suspected criminals in Kano

Kano State command of the Nigeria Police has announced the arrest of a total 220 suspected criminals who have been posing a threat to the security of the state.
The Police Command in Kano State has sent more reinforcement of security personnel to Gama ward of Nasarawa local government to beef up security at the polling units located in the ward.

Kano rerun: Police send reinforcement to Gama ward

The Police Command in Kano State has sent more reinforcement of security personnel to Gama ward of Nasarawa local government to beef up security at the polling units located in the ward.
[FILES] A man has his thumb print verified through the window to vote at a polling station in Kano, commercial capital of northern Nigeria, on February 23, 2019. – Nigeria began counting votes in presidential elections, even as many people had yet to even cast their ballot because of delays in the opening of polling units and problems with staffing and technology. Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) last week announced a one-week delay to the election, just hours before it was due to get under way. The presidential contest will see incumbent Muhammadu Buhari (APC) seek to win a second four-year term against former vice president Atiku Abubakar (PDP). (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP)

Kano rerun: Police restrict human, vehicular movement

The Police Command in Kano State has restricted movement of motor vehicles, tricycles and all other means of transportation across the 44 local government areas of the state.

Kano elections: Police urges voters to trek to their respective polling units

In a bid to secure and ensure free, fair and credible supplementary election, the Police command in Kano state, Friday urged eligible voters to trek to their various polling units to exercise their franchise.
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Kano elections: Police restrict movement in for supplementary poll

The Police Command in Kano State said the movement of motor vehicles, tricycles and all other means of transportation would be restricted across the 44 local government areas on Saturday, during the supplementary election.

Abductors of Kano cleric Sheikh Ahmad demands N300 million ransom

Abductors of Kano-based Islamic cleric Sheikh Ahmad Sulaiman are demanding N300,000,000 as a ransom for his release and that of five other persons kidnapped along with him.

Kano elections: Our arrest by the police was unjust – commissioner

The Kano State Commissioner for Local Government Affairs, Alhaji Murtala Sulegaro, has denied claims that he, the Deputy Governor and other government officials, were arrested for disrupting the collation process during last Saturday’s Governorship Election.

Abducted Lebanese killed in Kano

The Kano State Police Command yesterday confirmed the killing of the Lebanese engineer, Sagir Ahmed, by his abductors.

Police deny transfer of Kano CP

Kano State Police Command has dismissed rumours on the purported transfer of the Commissioner of Police in the state, Muhammad Wakili.
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CP Wakili is still in charge of police in Kano – spokesman

Kano state Police Command has refuted rumour trending on the purported transfer of Commissioner of Police, Wakili Mohammad, from the state.

Police: One killed as gunmen abduct Lebanese worker in Kano

Unidentified gunmen abducted a Lebanese construction engineer in the northern Nigerian city of Kano on Tuesday, in an attack that left one dead, police and witnesses said.
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Kano elections: Police warn residents over celebration of unofficial results

The Kano Police Command has warned residents of the state against celebrating unofficial results of the Governorship and State House of Assembly elections.

Barcelona fan stabbed to death in Kano after El Clásico

The longstanding rivalry between two giant Catalan football clubs, Real Madrid and FC Barcelona, has claimed the life of a Barcelona fan in Kano after the latest showdown weekend.

Police nab two suspects for allegedly stabbing two men to death

The Kano State Police Command has arrested two suspects, Kamalu Musa and another simply called Babangida, both residents of Shekar Maidaki Quarters Kano, for allegedly stabbing a man to death.

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Adamawa governor-elect fumes over N115 billion debt

Adamawa State Governor-elect, Rt Hon Ahmadu Fintiri, has vowed to ‘step on toes’ over the debt profile of the state under the current administration of Mohammed Jibrilla Bindow.

Apapa gridlock: NUPENG urges Lagos government to develop Orile truck park

The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) has appealed to the Lagos State Government to help in rehabilitation of the Bola Ahmed Tinubu Truck Park at Orile.
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Jews warned against wearing kippah in Germany

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Minister: Federal government to deepen efforts toward commercialisation of research findings

The Federal Government on Friday in Abuja said it would intensify efforts toward ensuring research findings in the country were commercialised.

Police rescue man abducted by fake soldiers

Anambra State Police command said it has rescued one Emmanuel Loco abducted in Ogidi, Idemili North Local Government area of the state.