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Updated: CP Gumel dare devil thugs, confront criminals atop Dutsen Dala hills as 92 arrested

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The commissioner of police, Kano state command has dare the devil thugs in their hideouts at the top of the Historical Pyramid widely referred to as the ancient Dala Hills (Dutsen Dala) which symbolizes economic hub of the city but unfortunately hijacked earlier by thugs who turns it as their den.

The Dutsen Dala becomes criminals haven and a criminis oasis to hide and rendezvous especially for the purpose of perpetrating crimes and illicit drugs dealings turning the hill into criminal haven, a totally no go area for the decent and hell for those with no criminal inclination. 

Gumel revealed that his command is poise at changing the narrative making it free and safe from what it hitherto used to be during the initial peace regime. 

Gumel said “All these achievements to say the least is as a result of the commitment of our officers and Community Policing dimensions employed by the State Police Command.”

He further pointed out that “Moreover, members of the public should note that in our collective efforts towards maintaining peace and security, especially the menace of thuggery, a total of forty nine suspected thugs have so far been arrested at Mandawari, Bachirawa, Farm Center, Hotoro, Dorayi Babba and Dala Hills.”

Search light of the command according to CP Gumel also beam and extended towards Dala Grave Yard and Chiranchi General Area where it is becoming a den of the infamous unrepentant ones.

CP Gumel revealed that a total of ninety two suspected criminals were arrested by his command within the last two weeks with recovery of some dangerous weapons, Illicit Drugs, Motor Vehicles, Tricycles, Motorcycles, and others.

He disclosed while giving breakdown of the arrest and the recovered items that Eighteen were arrested for Armed Robbery, Six Suspected Kidnappers, Four Suspected Drug Dealers, Six Suspected Thieves, Two Motor Vehicle Thieves, Three Tricycle Thieves, One Motorcycle Thief,  Forty Nine Suspected Thugs,Three Suspected Fraudsters.

Items recovered are One Baretta Pistol, One Anti-Riot Gunner Recovered from Madobi and Seven Locally Made Guns, Two Motor Vehicles, Two Tricycles and a Motorcycles, Four Cattle, Three Hundred and Sixty-Eight Wraps of Dried Leaves Suspected to be Indian Hemp, One Hundred and Sixty-Seven Suspected Diazepam drug, Two Hundred and Seventy-Five Suspected Exol Tablets, Nine Hundred and Thirty-Three Sharp Knives and Fifteen other Sharp Irons, Eleven ATM Cards.

The commissioner who express his satisfaction with the concerted efforts, dedication and professionalism of his personnel also appreciates the people of the State for their continued support, understanding and cooperation in the fight against crime and criminality in the State. 

He charged all Police Officers under his Command are to redouble efforts in crime fighting as the reward for good work is more work.

In case of emergencies, Kano State Police Command can be contacted through phone numbers; 08032419754, 08123821575, 09029292926, or log in to the NPF Rescue Me Application available in the Play Store, or through the following Online Media Platforms;

Facebook: Kano State Police Command

Twitter: Kano State Police Command (@KanoPoliceNG)

Instagram: Kano State Police Command.

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ACF hails Gov. Yusuf 50% slash down of school fees, says the move is exemplary

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The Arewa Consultative Forum( ACF) has hail the 50% reduction of school fees for indigent students by the incumbent Governor, of Kano State, Abba Kabir Yusuf as exemplary and worthy to emulate by other governor’s.

Gov. Yusuf has recently cut down 50% reduction in the registration fee for the 2023/2024 academic session for all Kano State indigenes studying regular courses at the Aliko Dangote University of Science and Technology, Wudil, Yusuf Maitama Sule University Kano, Sa’adatu Rimi University of Education, Kumbotso, Audu Bako College of Agriculture, Dambatta and other state owned tertiary institutions accross the state to cushion  the worsening economic situation people have been going through. 

While reacting to the governor’s initiative, the Chairman of the forum, Dr. Goni Farouk Umar  described the decision as both revolutionary and a hallmark of visionary leadership. 

He noted with delight the Kano State government’s resolve to restore its foreign scholarship programme designed to sponsor 1001 best graduates which demonstrates the government compassion that resulted in the payment of N700million registration fees for 700 Kano State students at the Bayero University Kano. 

The ACF leader noted that both the slashing of the fees in state owned institutions, and the off-setting of the BUK fees would go along way to ease the burden on parents and the students occasioned by the current economic hardship. 

Dr  Umar who describe education as power, and pivot in society’s advancement, prayed for the successful implementation of the government’s pro-poor education policies.

 He also appealed to all sections of the community to support educational development in all facets. 

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Nigeria’s President Tinubu say’s country’s pilgrim who return $80,000 to owner in Saudi is a pride of all.

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President of Nigeria, Mr  Ahmed Bola Tinubu will honour Zamfara pilgrim Hajiya A’ishatu ‘Yan Guru Nahuce who found $80,000 in Saudi Arabia during the last Hajj exercise and return the money to it’s rightful owner. Chairman Zamfara State Hajj Commission, Alhaji Musa Mallaha has revealed.

Mallaha disclosed that the president is overwhelmed by the act of honesty exhibited by the female pilgrim hence he directed the National Hajj Commission to organize a national press conference to interview the woman for record keeping while in Saudi.

When the directives was given by the president according to Mallaha, the woman was already airlifted back to Nigeria adding that arrangements are in top gear to ensure the presidential directives is implemented as soon as possible.

Mr. Mallaha who revealed that president Tinubu expressed delight and pointed out that Hajiya Nahuce has brought respect and honour to her country Nigeria said the commission’s preparation towards the national press conference in Nigeria now will include the State governor, Dauda Lawan keying into the activities.

Mallaha further said that her honesty is a pride to all Muslims accross the globe.

The woman during the last excise stumbled into the money while performing Tawaff at the Ka’abah, she said that she kick the bag of the money to a distance for fear of been trample upon if she bow down to pick it up because of the large crowd. An Arab Pilgrim who saw her action pick the bag and gave it to her thinking that it was hers.

Mrs. Nahuce who was sponsored to Hajj by her son’s revealed that it was her first trip to the holy land.

She further revealed in an interview that, she took the money to the officials of her local government Hajj commission and handed it over. The officials met Saudi Authorities and within few days the owner was found and the money was returned to him.

She commented that she was not aware of the magnitude of her action until she was back home to Nigeria where she understands that the news went viral before her arrival

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Nigerian Army neutralize 7 bandits, comb bush for others in Zamfara

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Nigerian Army neutralized seven Armed Bandits while several others flee with gunshots wounds in the late hours of Monday. 

The bandits in large number according to reliable source attempted to infiltrate and attack the troops at Kango Sabuwa. The gallant troops of Sector 1 Operation Hadarin Daji in conjunction with troops deployed at Forward Operating Base Wanke were steps ahead of them.

This was achieved by the troops in an ambush operation along the route suspected to be used by the Bandits.

The troops Shortly after the encounter proceeds in pursuit of other fleeing wounded bandits, recovered 1 Machine Gun, ammunition and 6 Motorcycles from the armed bandits.

The Commander Joint Task Force Northwest Operation Hadarin Daji, Major General Godwin Mutkut commends the troops for their bravery and resilience in dealing with the Armed Bandits.

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