Abdullahi Haruna

Police arrest operator of illegal rehab center, rescue 113 inmates in Kano

Police operatives in Kano on Tuesday said they have arrested one Musa Safiyanu, 55-year-old, running an illegal rehabilitation center in of Naibawa ‘Yan Lemo Quarters, Kumbotso LGA, Kano State despite ban by the state government. Safiyanu was said to have been arrested along side five other of his accomplice. Confirming the development, spokesperson of the […]

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Five-year-old Kano girl kidnapped and killed by her schoolteacher; police exhume body from shallow grave

A school teacher, Abdulmalik Mohammed Tanko, has been arrested by the police for abducting and killing his 5-year-old pupil, Hanifa Abubakar, despite collecting part of the N6m ransom he demanded in Kano State. The State Police Spokesperson, SP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, who disclosed this in a statement on Thursday, January 20, said Hanifa was abducted […]

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Police invite Ganduje’s ex-aide who celebrated Abba Kyari’s death in 2020

Muazu Magaji, the former commissioner of works and infrastructure in Kano State, has been summoned for questioning by the Kano State Police Command. In a series of Facebook posts, Mr Magaji stated that he had been invited by the police. “After failing to shut down my Facebook page, Kano State Government have resorted to intimidation […]

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Police arrest two ‘armed robbers’ in Kano

The Police Command in Kano on Wednesday said it arrested two suspected armed robbers who specialised in terrorising residents of Yankaba and Badawa Quarters, Kano. The command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Abdullahi Haruna, confirmed the arrest in a statement issued to newsmen in Kano. He said that the suspects were apprehended for being in possession […]

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Mother, son, uncle arrested with 49 parcels of hemp in Kano

A 21-year old young man, Kabir Mahmud has been arrested by operatives of the police with 49 parcels of hemp popularly known as “Wee-wee”. It was gathered that Kabir’s mother, his uncle and friend have also been arrested for their roles played in connection with the hemp. The Kano State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP […]

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Nigeria police rescue 300 workers ‘locked in rice factory’ for 3 months

Police in Nigeria have rescued more than 300 people they say were locked in a rice-processing factory and forced to work throughout a coronavirus lockdown. From the end of March the men were allegedly not allowed to leave the mill in the northern city of Kano. The workers were promised an additional $13 (£10) a […]

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