ISIS commander, Abdul Nasser Qirdash captured in a raid by Iraqi special forces

A top ISIS commander has been captured by Iraqi special forces, the country’s national intelligence service has claimed.   Abdul Nasser Qirdash, once tipped to replace Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi as head of ISIS, was  arrested on Wednesday, May 20.   “Today, the terrorist named Abdulnasser al-Qirdash, the candidate to succeed the criminal al-Baghdadi, was arrested. [The arrest] came after accurate intelligence,” the statement from the Iraqi National Intelligence Service read, according to a report in Al-Arabiya.   “He served as the head of the commission authorised by the terrorist organisation…

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Police commander dies in Kano

An Assistant Commissioner of Police, ACP Atiku Nagodi has died in Kano State   It was gathered that Nagodi, 54, who was the squadron commander, 9 police mobile force, Kano, died on Monday, May 4, after a protracted illness at his residence.   Kano Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa confirmed Nagodi’s death and further revealed that funeral prayers were observed at the residence of the deceased on BUK road and he was buried later in the day.     While some claimed Nagodi is the latest victim of…

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