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How bandits resume attacks on Katsina farming communities- Report

Armed bandits that were flushed out after they terrorised villagers in some farming communities in Katsina State are gradually returning to the area, Daily Trust reports. Our correspondent in the area reports that normalcy was restored about five months ago following security measures adopted against the bandits. This made it possible for the villagers to return to […]

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Police takes drug abuse campaign to secondary schools in Katsina

The Police Command in Katsina State has taken its team to campaign against drug abuse in schools in the state. Schools the command has visited include, Government College Katsina, Government Day Secondary School Kofar Sauri, Government Secondary School Yandaka and Women Teachers College, all in Katsina metropolis. The Commissioner of Police in the state, Mohammed […]

AGF Malami explains role in suspension of N5.7 billion Katsina SURE-P fraud trial

AGF Malami explains role in suspension of N5.7 billion Katsina SURE-P fraud trial The Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, has explained his role in the controversial suspension of the trial of some government officials in Katsina State on November 27. Mr Malami’s explanation was contained in a reaction to the latest report by […]

AGF denies report he stalled corrupt case against former Katsina governor, others

PRESS RELEASE AGF denies report he stalled corrupt case against former Katsina governor, others RE: N5.7 billion SURE-P Fund: Court terminates former Katsina govt. officials’ trial The Premium Times in its edition of November 27, 2018 reported in the opening paragraph of its story that “the Katsina State High Court has terminated the trial of […]

How abandoned torch exposes suspected robber in Katsina

How abandoned torch exposes suspected robber in Katsina A small torch allegedly left behind by a suspect, Nura Labaran, after a robbery operation in Katsina State, has led to his arrest and arraignment for armed robbery, Punch reports. The 22-year-old resident of Gago village in Dutsinma Local Government Area of the state, who is currently […]

Katsina Police command launch fresh onslaught on criminals, made 6 arrests

Katsina Police command launch fresh onslaught on criminals, made 6 arrests  The Katsina State Police Command said it has arrested numerous suspects for committing various offences in a renewed onslaught against criminal elements in the state. Mohammed Wakili, the Commissioner of Police in the state, made this known while briefing newsmen on Tuesday in Katsina. […]

Katsina police command arrests fraudster with N1.3m fake currency

Katsina police command arrests fraudster with N1.3m fake currency  A fraudster, Sanusi Sada has been arrested by the Katsina State Police Command with counterfeit money worth CFA Two million and equivalent to N1.3 million Nigerian currency, Vanguard Newspaper reports. The State Commissioner of Police, CP Mohammed Wakili confirmed the arrest while addressing and parading the […]

Again, Police arrests suspected drug dealer in Funtua

The Katsina state Police command said it has arrested one a 25-year-old man,Shamsudin Salisu of Maigamji village, Funtua Local Government Area of Katsina State with 182 wraps of dried leaves suspected to be Indian Hemp, 176 Exol-5 tablets, 16 sachets of Diazepam tablets, 15 tablets of Tramadol and 395 tablets of D5. Katsina Police Commissioner, […]

Katsina police command make fresh arrest of 4 kidnap, robbery gang members 

Katsina kidnap, robbery gang remanded in prison Katsina police command make fresh arrest of 4 kidnap, robbery gang members  Four members of a suspected kidnap and armed robbery gang terrorising parts of Katsina State have been arrested by the police. The suspects are Sale Saidu (28); Hamisu Muhammed (30); Garba Ado (50); and Rufai Umar […]

Police arrests 2 notorious ‘international’ hard drugs dealers in Katsina

Police arrests 2 notorious ‘international’ hard drugs dealers in Katsina A 25-year old Nigerien, Nura Inusa, and his Nigerian accomplice, Rabiu Ahmadu, are now in police net in Katsina State following their arrest for drug trafficking, Punch reports. They were allegedly found with 40 parcels of dried leaves suspected to be cannabis. The suspects were […]