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Bandits kill one, abduct three in Katsina

The Katsina State Police Command on Monday announced that suspected bandits struck the border town of Jibia in katsina state, abducted a mother and her two children while a stray bullet fired as a result of the sporadic shooting by the bandits hit one Ibrahim Usman, a passerby, in the process.
The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) says it is optimistic that recent increase in the salaries of police personnel by the Federal Government would help check corruption in the organisation.

Police nabbed old man, son, 2 others with possession of 2 AK 47 rifles

The Katsina State Police Command on Sunday in Katsina announced the arrest of 65 year old Alhaji Harisu Sani, 65yrs, his son, Anas Harisu, aged 23 yrs,others were Ibrahim Rabi’u, aged 54yrs and Alhaji Abdulrahaman Harisu, aged 40yrs, all of Dallawa Magaji Wando and Arawa Tumburkai villages of Dandume LGA of Katsina state

Gunmen injure three policemen in Katsina

Unidentified gunmen thought to be bandits on Monday attacked the residence of one Alhaji Sa’adu Dan Bagalo, 50, of Kofar Kudu, Kaita Local Government Area of Katsina State and abducted him.
Three hundred persons chained together in Rigasa, Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State have been rescued by police officers.

Mothers of freed children protest against police, defend Kaduna slave school

Some parents of the freed 300 male children allegedly chained, tortured and sexually abused at an Islamic school or rehabilitation centre in Kaduna have kicked against the police for putting their children in protective custody.

Full list: Police release telephone numbers of PROs nationwide

With a view to making Nigeria safer and more secure for economic development and growth, the Public Relations Officer of the Nigeria Police Force DCP Frank Mba has released the hotline of PRO of state commands nationwide.
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Banditry: Police arrest 70-year-old, two others in Zamfara

The Police Command in Katsina State said it had arrested three suspected bandits and kidnappers, including one 70-year-old Bawa Naganda.

Gunmen abduct village head in Katsina

The Police Command in Katsina State has confirmed the abduction of Alhaji Bature Mai’unguwa, the Village Head of Labo in Batsari Local Government Area, by unknown gunmen.

Suspected bandits kill five vigilante members in Katsina

The police in Katsina State have confirmed that five persons who were members of the local vigilante were killed by bandits in Faskari Local Government Area on Tuesday.

Katsina Police command confirms release of abducted cleric, others

The Police in Katsina State have confirmed the release of the Kano-based cleric, Sheikh Ahmad Suleiman, and five other persons abducted in Katsina State 12 days ago.

Police confirm release of abducted cleric, others in Katsina

The Police in Katsina State have confirmed the release of the Kano-based cleric, Sheikh Ahmad Suleiman and five other persons, abducted in Katsina State 12 days ago.

Katsina elections: Two security agents killed, three INEC officials abducted

Katsina State Police Command has confirmed the killing of a policeman and abduction of three INEC ad-hoc staff during the governorship and state assembly election in the state.

Police apprehend notorious kidnapper in Katsina

The Katsina State Police Command says it has apprehended a suspected kidnapper, Ibrahim Muwange, allegedly terrorising communities in four local government areas of the state.

Plice kill suspected armed robbery kingpin in Katsina

The Police Command in Katsina State has killed a suspected armed robbery kingpin, Kane Mohammed, alias ‘Dan mai-keke’, 35, who has been on its wanted list.
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Gunmen kill father, abduct daughter in Katsina

Unknown gunmen on Tuesday shot and killed one Alhaji Nasiru Maimasara before kidnapping his daughter at Gachi quarters in Kankia Local Government Area of Katsina State.

Girl arrested for allegedly drugging okada rider, snatching motorcycle

The Police Command in Katsina State has announced the arrest of a 19-year-old girl, Zinatu Abubakar, who allegedly drugged a commercial motorcycle operator and attempted to snatch his motorcycle.

Police arrest notorious armed robbery kingpin in Katsina

The Katsina State Police Command has apprehended a notorious armed robbery kingpin, Dabo Hassan, 60, and five other suspects who have been terrorizing residents of Funtua, Sabuwa and Dandume Local Government Areas of the state.

Police arrest eight suspected kidnapper in Katsina

The Katsina State Police Command has arrested eight suspected kidnappers terrorising residents of the state.

Vigilante member kills self while testing charm in Katsina

Audu Maikare, a member of a vigilante group in Matazu Local Government Area of Katsina State has killed himself with a dane gun while testing “gun charm’’ on his body.

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Former Ekiti governor wants Ibrahim Magu placed on watch list so he won’t flee

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