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Court strikes out suit filed by hoteliers, bar proprietors challenging ban on alcohol sale

Justice Kabir Dabo of Kaduna State High Court 1, sitting Dogarawa Zaria on Wednesday struck out a suit filed by proprietors of bars and hoteliers, challenging the ban on sale of alcohol.

Man bags two years for fraud in Kaduna

Beegu’s sojourn to prison, he noted began some months ago following an Intel-driven covert operation of the Commission on his fraudulent activities, one of which was the impersonation of a first generation bank staff, through which he defrauded one Daniel Osayande, a retiree.
It will be recalled that the Deputy Governor, Dr Hadiza Balarabe, had invoked the 1999 constitution, sections 2 and 8 of the Quarantine Act of 1926 and Kaduna State Public Health Law of 1917, and imposed a lockdown throughout the state, on March 26.

Kaduna sets up mobile courts to prosecute lockdown violators

Kaduna State Government has set up mobile courts to prosecute violators of the lockdown order occasioned by the coronavirus pandemic in the state.
It will be recalled that the Deputy Governor, Dr Hadiza Balarabe, had invoked the 1999 constitution, sections 2 and 8 of the Quarantine Act of 1926 and Kaduna State Public Health Law of 1917, and imposed a lockdown throughout the state, on March 26.

Kaduna sets up mobile courts to try violators of curfew

In a letter by the state Solicitor-General, Chris Umar to the Chief Registrar of Kaduna State High Court dated April 22, the decision was taken by the State Executive Council to enforce the executive order.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Kaduna Zonal Office has arraigned one Alhaji Modu Ali Kotoko on a two-count charge bordering on criminal breach of trust, obtaining by false pretences and cheating.

Fake Atiku Abubakar’s aide docked for collecting N100 million from businessman

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Kaduna Zonal Office, has arraigned one Alhaji Modu Ali Kotoko on a two-count charge bordering on criminal breach of trust, obtaining by false pretences and cheating.

Court refuses to recall Kaduna governor to testify in N2 billion defamation suit

The Kaduna State High Court on Thursday refused the application of the Union newspaper to recall Gov. Nasir el-rufai, the fifth witness, in the libel suit filed against the newspaper to testify in the matter again.

Man bags four months imprisonment over N1.8 million fraud

Justice Darius Khobo of the Kaduna State High Court on Wednesday sentenced one Abdulrasheed Imam (aka Alkanun Da Woru) to four months imprisonment for impersonation and fraud.
The trial of the embattled leader of Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, and his wife, Zeenat, resumes on Monday at the Kaduna State High court.

Kaduna court restrains government from demolishing two communities

The plan of Governor Nasir El-Rufai-led administration to demolish over 2,000 houses in Nisi and Tasu communities in Chikun local government area of Kaduna State has been put on hold by a Kaduna State High Court presided over by Justice Binta Zubairu.
The trial of the embattled leader of Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, and his wife, Zeenat, resumes on Monday at the Kaduna State High court.

Ibraheem El-Zakzaky’s trial resumes In Kaduna

A Kaduna State High Court on Monday resumed the trial of the embattled leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Ibrahim El- Zakzaky, and his wife, Zeenat.
Ibraheem Zakzaky

Shiites: Kaduna goes to appeal court on Zaria clashes

Dissatisfied with the discharge and acquittal of Zakzaky’s disciples by a court in Kaduna on Friday, the Kaduna State Government said it will appeal the acquittal of the defendants in the State versus Mahdi Munkaila and 91 others, one of the cases arising from the Zaria clashes of December 2015.
The Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has revoked the Certificate of Occupancy (C of O) of the Durbar Hotel belonging to the late Gen. Sani Abacha on Muhammadu Buhari Way by Independence Way, Kaduna.

Scavengers took over Abacha hotel not Kaduna government – lawyer

Counsel for the Kaduna State Government, Sanusi Usman, told the Kaduna State High Court on Tuesday that those who were yet to vacate the Durbar Hotel after the court restrained the government and its agencies from demolishing or further taking over the property were scavengers.
Justice Darius Khobo of Kaduna State High Court, on Thursday, adjourned hearing in the application for permission to travel to India for medical attention filed by Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zinat, to July 29.

Security tightens as Shiite leader’s trial resumes in Kaduna

Security operatives on Thursday tightened security in the Kaduna State capital following the resumed trial of the leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, Sheikh Ibrahim El Zakzaky and his wife, Zeenat at the state high court.
EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / Members of Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) wave flags and chant slogans as they take part in a demonstration to protest against the imprisonnement of a Shiite, in Abuja, on October 29, 2018. - The army and police confronted members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), the group's spokesman Ibrahim Musa told AFP, amid reports of casualties. Rights groups have accused Nigeria's military of killing more than 300 IMN supporters and burying them in mass graves during the 2015 confrontation, a charge the military strongly denies. (Photo by Sodiq ADELAKUN / AFP)

Civil society group wants court to stop Shiite group from publishing book

A civil society organisation, Centre for Social Justice, Equity and Transparency (CESJET), has prayed the Kaduna State High Court to stop the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) from publishing a book on its 2015 clash with the Nigerian Army.
A Kaduna High Court has restrained the Kaduna state, Governor Nasir El-Rufai and agencies of the State Government from further demolishing and taking over of Durbar Hotel Plc.

Court restrains Kaduna government from demolishing Durbar Hotel

A Kaduna High Court has restrained the Kaduna state, Governor Nasir El-Rufai and agencies of the State Government from further demolishing and taking over of Durbar Hotel Plc.
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Femi Falana: ICC has agreed to commence probe into IPOB, Shiite killings

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has concluded arrangement, according to Falana, to take over the prosecutorial responsibility, starting with preliminary investigations into the alleged extra-judicial killings of members of the Shiites movement and the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).
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Femi Falana writes AGF Malami over the detention of Ibraheem El-Zakzaky and wife

Senior lawyer Femi Falana has written an open letter to the Attorney-General of the Federation and Justice Minister, Abubakar Malami, over the detention of Shiites leader, Ibraheem El-Zakzaky and his wife.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC arraigns seven for SIM swap fraud in Kaduna

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Kaduna Zonal Office Thursday arraigned seven suspected SIM Swap criminals in Kaduna.
Justice Darius Khobo of Kaduna State High Court, on Thursday, adjourned hearing in the application for permission to travel to India for medical attention filed by Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zinat, to July 29.

Shiite leader Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, wife depart Nigeria for India today

Leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, will depart Nigeria today through the Abuja International airport to India.g

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