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Today's Headlines: Kano Emir, Ibrahim Abdulkadir, Is Dead; 6 Kidnappers Arrested In Ebonyi State

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Kano emir, Ibrahim Abdulkadir, is dead

Ibrahim Abdulkadir, the Emir of Gaya, one of Kano emirates has died after a brief illness, Peoples Gazette has learnt.

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Abubakar Ibrahim, the special assistant to Kano State Governor Umar Ganduje on Social Media announced the death on his Facebook page.

“To Allah we belong and to Him we shall return. May God bless the king of Gaya, Alh. Ibrahim Abdulkadir is now dead,” Mr Ibrahim said.

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Mr Abdulkadir, 91, died on Wednesday morning in kano state after a brief illness.

Born in 1930, he is survived with three wives and 28 children.

The Gaya Emirate is one of the new emirates created by Mr Ganduje in 2019. Others are Bichi, karaye and Rano.

Imo Police bursts kidnappers hideout in Ebonyi, arrest 6, rescue 2 victims

The Imo State Police Command on Wednesday said it burst kidnappers den in Idembia, Izza South Local Government Area of Ebonyi State, arrested Six suspected kidnappers and rescued two victims.

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The State Police Commissioner, Rabiu Hussaini, said this while parading the suspects on kidnapping among other criminally related matters at the Police headquarters in Owerri.

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Husseini said the arrest of the suspects was based on the kidnap of one Okechukwu Mbata, a 42-year-old man and a 41-year-old Kelechi Anoruo.

Anti-Open Grazing: El-Rufai’s attack on southern governors, plot to export banditry to South – Akeredolu

The Chairman of the Southern Governors’ Forum and Governor of Ondo State, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has berated Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State for his attack on governors within the southern region.

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Akeredolu described the attack on Southern governors by his Kaduna State counterpart as devious and a hysteric ploy to externalise banditry.

El-Rufai had mocked the southern governors over their position to pass the Anti-Open Grazing Law.

Akeredolu in a statement issued by his Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Donald Ojogo, said anyone making such a statement made by the Kaduna State Governor should be classified as “unenviable ilk masquerading as leaders.”

Telecommunications shutdown extends to Sokoto

Telecommunication companies have been asked to shut down their services in selected areas of Sokoto to help aid the fight against banditry.

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Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to Governor Aminu Tambuwal, Muhammad Bello, confirmed in a telephone interview with our correspondent that the action was in response to the level of insecurity in the state.

He added that the state was collaborating with the Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy to shut down communication services in the affected LGAs.

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