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Gunmen kidnap 21-year-old girl, kill policeman in Plateau

Unknown gunmen have kidnapped a 21-year-old Hafisat Gambo and killed one Police Officer attached with the Special Task Force (STF) at Corna Soja, in Laranto in Jos North Local Government Area of Plateau State.

Gunmen kill police officer in Plateau

The police in Plateau State have confirmed one officer killed in Corner Soja area of Jos North Local Government Area of the state.

Mobile police officer beheaded in Jos

The headless body of a mobile police officer has been found around New Township Stadium along Zaria road, in Jos North Local Government Area of the state.

NGO slams N1 billion suit on Kano, federal government over abandoned toll gate

A non-governmental organisation (NGO), ‘Nija Save Nigeria’ has sued the Kano State and the Federal Government of Nigeria for negligence over the toll gate at Naibawa, which has resulted in loss of many lives.

NSCDC intercepts two trucks in Kano for petrol diversion

Operatives of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC), Kano State Command, have intercepted two trucks laden with 85,000 litres of petrol while trying to divert the product.

Postgraduate student drowns in Kano

A postgraduate student of the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, Zubaida Nuhu, has been found dead at Tamburawa river in a suspected case of suicide.

VP Yemi Osinbajo in Kano for aide’s wedding

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday in Kano attended the wedding Fatiha of his Personal Assistant, Alhaji Hafiz Ibrahim Kawu.

Millions of Nigerians to join APC in few weeks – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said millions of Nigerians will join the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, from all parts of the country in the next few months.

Kano Assembly calls for removal of abandoned toll-gate

The Kano State House of Assembly has called on the state government to remove the uncompleted toll-gate on Zaria Road, in Kumbotso Local Government Area of the state.

Police allegedly shoot at Shiite procession in Kano, kill three

At least three people were killed when police opened fire on supporters of a pro-Iranian Shiite Muslim group during an annual religious procession in Kano State, locals said on Monday.

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