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Kaduna governor leads police to raid another ‘torture home,’ rescues 147 inmates

Governor Nasir el-Rufai on Saturday led a team of policemen on an impromptu visit to Malam Niga’s rehabilitation Centre at Rigasa Community in Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State where one hundred and forty-seven men, women and children were rescued and taken into protective custody by the Kaduna State government.

Agreement breach: Man begs court to help recover N100,000 from ex-fiancée’s father

A 33-year-old man, Umar, on Tuesday prayed a Shari’a court sitting at Rigasa, Kaduna State, to assist him to recover N100,000 from his former fiancée’s father, Sani.

Kaduna sexual assault centers record 662 cases of abuse against women, children

Isah Ibrahim, an advocacy advisor with the NGO made the disclosure in Zaria, during a two-day sensitization workshop on Violence Against Children (VAC).

Court remands six Kaduna ‘Islamic Centre’s teachers’

Kaduna State Magistrate Court on Monday remanded in Kaduna convict Prison six teachers of the embattled Kaduna Islamic Centre where 300 persons in chains were recently rescued by police.

Woman seeks divorce because her husband refused having more children

A 27-year-old housewife, Faiza Yusuf, on Wednesday dragged her husband, Muhammad Abubakar, before a Shari’a court sitting at Rigasa, Kaduna State, seeking divorce over his lack of interest to have more children.

Kaduna sweet makers urge government for support

A Kaduna-based sweet maker, Malam Abdulkarimu Usman, has urged the state government to support local sweet producers with machines and better packaging, to create more jobs for the youths and women in the state.
Kaduna state government said there were at least 77 boys under 18 years old held there. The youngest was five.

Horror stories from Kaduna school of torture

When Jibril tried to escape as a boy from an institution in Nigeria that called itself a place of Islamic teachings, he said he was hung up by his arms until bones in his shoulders broke.
Three hundred persons chained together in Rigasa, Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State have been rescued by police officers.

Police hand over inmates of Kaduna ‘torture house’

The Kaduna State Police Command said it had handed over to the state government the 300 inmates of a rehabilitation centre at Rigasa in Kaduna, rescued on Thursday.
Three hundred persons chained together in Rigasa, Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State have been rescued by police officers.

Mothers of freed children protest against police, defend Kaduna slave school

Some parents of the freed 300 male children allegedly chained, tortured and sexually abused at an Islamic school or rehabilitation centre in Kaduna have kicked against the police for putting their children in protective custody.
Three hundred persons chained together in Rigasa, Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State have been rescued by police officers.

Police rescue 300 chained persons in Kaduna

Three hundred persons chained together in Rigasa, Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State have been rescued by police officers.

I can’t leave my kids with their dad – Woman tells court

A nursing mother, Jamila Muhammad, on Tuesday prayed a Sharia Court sitting in Rigasa, Kaduna, to grant her custody of her three children.
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587,000 pupils, students to be enrolled into public schools in Kaduna

The Kaduna State Government says it is set to enroll not less than 587,000 pupils and students into its public primary and junior secondary schools in the 2019/2020 academic year.
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Federal government to rake in N16 billion from automated train ticketing service

The Federal Government will rake in N16 billion in the next 10 years from an estimated rise in the sales of train service through automated ticketing platform, the Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) has revealed.

70-year-old man asks court to compel ex-wife to return bride price

A 70-year-old man, Ahmadu Abdullahi, on Tuesday, prayed a Sharia Court ll, sitting in Magajin Gari, Kaduna State, to order his former wife, Magajiya Abubakar, to return the N30,000 he paid as bride price.
The wife of Kaduna state governor, Mrs. Ummi El-Rufai, has said there are over 200,000 children still suffering from malnutrition in the state.

Kaduna governor’s wife pledges empowerment loan for women

The Kaduna State Governor’s wife, Mrs Ummi El-Rufai, says the second phase of loan disbursement for women’s empowerment will soon commence in the state.
The wife of Kaduna state governor, Mrs. Ummi El-Rufai, has said there are over 200,000 children still suffering from malnutrition in the state.

Election: Ummi El-Rufai begins four-day appreciation tour

The Wife of Kaduna State Governor, Mrs Ummi El-Rufai, on Saturday assured people of the state that they would not regret electing the APC for another four year term.

Eid-el-Kabir: Kaduna ram sellers lament low patronage

Ram sellers in Kaduna on Friday expressed dismay over low sales, barely two days to the Eid-el-Kabir festival.
Gov. Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State, on Thursday in Kaduna signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) for the road component of the Kaduna Urban Renewal Project.

Governor El-Rufai signs MoU with CCECC on Kaduna urban renewal project

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State, on Thursday in Kaduna signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) for the road component of the Kaduna Urban Renewal Project.

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Senator Gobir: Border closure has curtailed arms proliferation, improved security

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French tourist recounts sleeping with 1,400 African girls, impregnating 600 in six countries

A French tourist has admitted impregnating more than 600 women in six African countries within two years. Forty-year-old Jean Michel made the revelation on an online news site “Africa24”.