Unknown gunmen have kidnapped a businessman, Emmanuel Eze, inside a grocery store.
He was abducted by the gunmen in Kore town in Danbatta local government area of Kano.
The kidnapping occurred on Thursday night.
The police spokesman in the state, Abdullahi Haruna, said in a statement issued on Friday that Mr Eze was kidnapped from his grocery shop at about 10.30 p.m.
He added that the police had mobilised officers and men to rescue the victim and arrest the assailants.