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Kogi, Kano States Seek Ferma’s Assistance On Road Maintenance

The Kogi and Kano States’ Road Maintenance Agencies have requested the assistance and collaboration of Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA) in their quest to develop their technical and human capacities to achieve the objective of effectively maintaining their road networks. Dr. Abubakar Adama and Engr. Abubakar Jibril, Managing Directors of …

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Police arrest 3241 suspects, recover weapons in Kano

Police said yesterday that the war against crime in Kano State was bearing fruits with the arrest of 3,241 suspects for various crimes between January and June. Crime statistics released by the Commissioner of Police, Mr. Musa Daura, during a press briefing at the Bompai Headquarters of the state police …

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Suspected Thugs Attack Shekarau’s Residence In Kano

Hoodlums suspected to be political thugs believed to be loyal to Senator Kabiru Ibrahim Gaya allegedly attacked the residence of former Kano State Governor, Malam Ibrahim Shekarau in the night of Sunday over his rejection of Gaya’s nomination to serve as APC national vice president, North West. LEADERSHIP gathered that …

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Kano State Task Force Closes Down Pharmaceutical Stores

The Kano State Task Force Committee on Fake and Counterfeit Drugs on Tuesday shutdown six unregistered pharmaceutical stores in the state. This is contained in a statement signed by the Public Relations Officer of the state Ministry of Health, Alhaji Isma’il Gwammaja, in Kano. It said the closure was due to illegal operations carried …

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NEMA aids disaster victims in Kaduna, Kano

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has sent relief assistance worth millions of Naira to the victims of a recent attack by unknown gunmen in Kaura Local Government Area (LGA) of Kaduna State to ameliorate their plight. The supplies, consisting of food items and building materials, were officially presented to …

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HEZBOLLAH’S ARMOURY UNCOVERED IN KANO •Suspects claim weapons …

NIGERIA’S security services, on Thursday, said they had discovered a home in Kano, where Lebanese nationals had stored weapons intended to attack Israeli and Western targets in Nigeria. The Kano State Director of State Security Service (SSS), Bassey Etang and a separate military statement described the compound as hosting a …

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400 illegal immigrants arrested in Kano

The Nigerian Immigration Service says it has arrested more than 400 suspected illegal immigrants in Kano metropolis. The Comptroller of Immigration, Kano State command, Alhaji Hamisu Maishanu, who disclosed this on Saturday stated that all those arrested would be screened and those without relevant documents would be repatriated to their …

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Rebels in north Nigeria force thousands to flee

MAIDUGURI: Rebels threatening a bloodbath forced thousands of people from villages along Nigeria’s northeast, where refugees said yesterday the rebels have regrouped following a month-long military crackdown. People who escaped the bush near Nigeria’s border with Cameroon fled to the Borno state capital of Maiduguri said militants from the Boko …

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Hundreds Of Illegal Immigrants Arrested In Kaduna, Kano

Barely two days after the Kaduna state command of the Nigerian Immigration Service had deported 49 illegal citizens of Niger republic; the command again on Saturday arrested another 111 illegal Nigerians in various part of the state, among them a Chadian national. Parading the suspects before newsmen, the Comptroller of …

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