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The Nigeria Police Command in Rivers says it intercepted and arrested two fake soldiers allegedly involved in a robbery operation within new Port Harcourt GRA on Wednesday.

Police confirm bandits’ attack on Kano community

The police authority in Kano on Tuesday confirmed a violent attack on yet to be identified militia on Bagwai Monday night.
Singer, Nazir Ahmad, popularly called Sarkin Wakan Kano, has been arrested for allegedly releasing two uncensored musical albums and operating an illegal studio.

Kano singer arrested for allegedly criticising governor granted bail

A popular local singer in Kano, Alhaji Nazir Ahmad, popularly called” Sarkin Wakan Kano,” who was arrested for allegedly releasing two uncensored musical albums, has been granted bail.

Man hangs self over frustration in Kano

A youngman, Nasiru Aliyu Abdussalam, of Shekar Maidaki quarters, Kumbotso local government Area of Kano state, has hanged himself to death over a yet to be identified reason.
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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.

Xenophobia: MTN, Shoprite close offices in Kano

South African-owned companies, including MTN and Shoprite, in Kano State, on Wednesday, closed, due to fears of reprisal attacks, over the recent xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa.
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Police parade suspected 166 robbers, kidnappers, others in Kano

Kano State Police Command has paraded 116 suspected criminals accused of various crimes that include kidnapping, armed robbery and drug peddling along with arms recovered.

Police nab two for kidnapping, killing eight-year old girl

Two suspects have been arrested by operatives of the Kano State Police Command for kidnapping and killing an eight-year-old girl, Aisha Umar.

Police arrest killers of abducted 5-year old in Kano

Kano State Police Command has arrested three suspects following the death of a five-year-old boy, Ahmad Ado, who was kidnapped by a gang of kidnappers at Karkasara Quarters Kano.

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.

Wife stabs husband in Kano

The Bayero University Kano law student on Friday night at about 1.30a.m. at their home at Ungwar Mai Kalwa, Naibawa quarters in Kumbotso Local Government Area of Kano State reportedly stabbed her husband, Saheed Husaini, because she suspected him of communicating with some women on phone.

Wife stabs husband seven months after marriage

The Bayero University Kano Law student, Fatima Musa, on Friday night at about 1.30am at their residence at Ungwar Mai Kalwa, Naibawa quarters in Kumbotso local government area of Kano was said to have stabbed her husband in the abdomen over communication she suspected her husband was having with some females on phone.

Kano police restate ban on rallies

The Kano State Police Command said on Friday that the ban on all forms of rallies, processions, demonstration or assembly in the state was still in force.
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Nigeria zoo probes reports of cash-eating gorilla

A zoo in northern Nigeria is investigating reports that a gorilla has eaten about 7m naira ($19,400, £15,400), officials have told BBC Pidgin.

Police suspend rally, demonstration, assembly in Kano

The Kano State Police Command has suspended issuance of permission to hold any form of rally, demonstration, procession or assembly in the State.

Ugolab denies dealing in Tramadol

Ugolab Manufacturing Company based in Kano State has called on the state Commissioner of Police, Wakili Mohammed, and the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, to revisit the claims by the police that cartons of tramadol were discovered in the company premises.

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.

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.

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Twitter issues fact check of Donald Trump tweets for first time

Twitter issued a fact check of some of Donald Trump’s tweets on Tuesday, marking the first time the U.S. president’s favoured social media platform has pushed back against him spreading falsehoods.

Kogi: We see suspected coronavirus cases, but we cannot test – NMA

Controversy continues over the Covid-19 status of Kogi State. Whereas the State Government affirms it’s position that the State has not recorded any case yet, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, opines it is probably because enough tests are not being carried out in the State or they are not coming with all the facts.
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Oyo confirms six new coronavirus cases, two deaths

Oyo State has recorded six new confirmed cases of COVID-19, the latest figures released by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) have revealed.

Five passengers die in ghastly accident in Kano

An early Wednesday morning ghastly motor accident has claimed lives of not fewer than five passengers in Rimin Gata in Ungoggo Local Government area of Kano State.
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YouTube fixes error that deleted comments critical of the Chinese Communist Party

YouTube says it’s begun fixing an error in its moderation system that caused comments containing certain Chinese-language phrases critical of China’s Communist Party (CCP) to be automatically deleted.