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Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State says the state government is determined to implement the RUGA project, meant to resettle herders and boost economic activities.

Kano governor seeks stakeholders collaboration in community policing

Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has called on all stakeholders to join hands to ensure the success of the community policing initiative to ensure safe and secure communities.‎
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Police intercept 1000 ‘rustled cattle’ in Kano

Operatives of the operation ”Puff Adder” have intercepted over one thousand cattle suspected to have been rustled with three suspects arrested.

Police arrest three notorious rustlers, recover over 1,000 cows

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.
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Police mobilise to halt Shi’ites procession in Kano

As Shi’ites vow to mark its annual Ashura procession on Tuesday, a special strike force from the State Police Command consisting of over 200 armed police officers, embarked on a motorised patrol of the city, as early as 6:00 a.m., warning that it will not condone any form of procession, unlawful assembly or demonstration by any group in the state.
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Police parade 100 suspected criminals in Kano

The Kano State Police Command on Friday paraded 100 suspects for various alleged offences in the ongoing Puff-Adder operations in the state.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

Eid-el-Kabir: Police chief orders deployment of personnel, equipment in public places

Joining them to keep the peace are personnel of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), while the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) is assigning its own to the highways to ensure safety.

Kano guber: Police tender 14 documents for Gama ward

The Kano State Commissioner of Police, Mr Ahmed Iliyasu, on Monday tendered 14 result sheets for Gama Ward results in Nasarawa Local Government Area of Kano, for the March 23 governorship election before the Kano Governorship Election Petition Tribunal.

One killed as police engage armed robbers in gun battle

A gun battle between the police in Kano and armed robbers led to the death of one of the thieves, the police said.

Sister stabs brother to death in Kano

Tragedy occurred in Kano on Saturday when a teenage mother, identified simply, as Umi, of the Nassarawa Local Government Area of the state, allegedly stabbed her 30-year-old brother to death.
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Police arrest 122 suspected criminals in Kano

The Police Command in Kano State on Friday said it had arrested 122 suspected criminals in its intensified onslaught against crime and threats to security in the state.
The acting Inspector-General of Police, Muhammed Adamu, who disclosed this when he addressed State House correspondents in Abuja on Sunday, said the order was part of measures to check banditry in the state.

IGP Adamu orders redeployment of new police commissioner to Kano

The Inspector General of Police ( I-G), Mr Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the immediate posting of Commissioner of Police, Mr Ahmed Iliyasu, to Kano State Command.

Six feared killed in cult clash in Ogun

Six people were yesterday feared killed in a cult clash involving suspected members of the Aiye Confraternity and a rival cult, the Eiye Confraternity.

Ogun gets new police commissioner

A new Commissioner of Police, Bashir Dabup Manama, has been deployed to Ogun State and has since resumed duty in the state.

Police arrest man over killing of wife’s suspected lover

The Ogun Police Command said on Wednesday that it had arrested a 25-year-old man for allegedly killing one Olakitan Balogun who he suspected to be having an amorous relationship with his wife.

Segun Osoba defends APC’s decision to suspend Governor Amosun

Former Ogun State Governor, Chief Olusegun Osoba, has defended the decision of the National Working Committee (NWC) of All Progressives Congress (APC) to suspend the state incumbent Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, citing different infractions of the APC Constitution by the governor.
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Police arrest one-chance robbery gang

The Police in Ogun State have arrested three – man robbery gang in Atan-Ota area of Ado-Odo Ota Local Government area of the State, who engaged in luring unsuspecting passengers into a vehicle only to rob them on a isolated area on the way later.

Gunmen kill officer escorting election results in Ogun

A Police Corporal identified as Sunday Idoko, is said to have been shot dead by gunmen who attacked him while guarding a vehicle conveying election result from Ipokia to Ilaro collation centre.

Ex-police commissioners to supervise elections in Ogun

Some former Commissioners of Police have been assigned to monitor the Presidential and National Assembly elections in Ogun State.

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Gabon to be first African nation paid to fight deforestation

Gabon will become the first African country paid with international funds to preserve its forests in an effort to fight climate change, the United Nations said Sunday.
Ogun state governor Prince Dapo Abiodun has tweeted his real official portrait, as against the image that is being circulated by street traders in Abeokuta, the capital.

Ogun may establish two additional universities

The Ogun State Government has revealed that it may establish two additional universities to address the agitation of the people of the Central and Western Senatorial districts respectively.

Kogi Speaker receives defectors into APC

The Speaker of Kogi State House Assembly, Hon. Mathew Kolawole, has formally received some members of the opposition parties who recently defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

‘Yahoo boy’ runs mad, strips self naked in Ekiti

There was drama on a major highway in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital, when a young man suspected to be an Internet fraudster ran mad in full public glare on Sunday evening.

Bandits release 30 more captives in Zamfara

The peace efforts initiated by the Zamfara government have continued to yield more fruits with 30 additional captives released by bandits on Sunday, after eight months in captivity.