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Man drags sibling to court in Kaduna over inheritance

A 38-year-old man, Aliyu Yusuf on Monday dragged his brother, Ibrahim, before a Shari’a court sitting in Rigasa, Kaduna State over a house they inherited from their late father.

Court grants woman’s prayer to divorce herself over abandonment

A Shari’a court sitting in Rigasa, Kaduna on Monday granted the prayers of a housewife, Fatima Yakubu, divorce herself on grounds of abandonment.
According to a statement signed by the commissioner of homeland affairs, Samuel Aruwan, the order comes into effect on April 9.

Two killed, others injured in Kaduna community

Security operatives, on Tuesday, conducted further air missions over locations in Birnin Gwari Local Government Area, even as they rescued a minor from bandits in Igabi Local Government Area.

Court orders woman to breastfeed baby for 20 months to stave off dowry return

A Shari’a Court sitting at Rigasa, Kaduna, on Monday ordered one Bilkisu Abdullahi, a nursing mother, to breastfeed her two-month- old daughter for 20 months in order to stave off the return of dowry she collected from her estranged husband.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Three in police net for ‘stealing’ three-day-old child in Kaduna

The Kaduna State Police Command says it has arrested three suspects for stealing a three-day-old child in Kaduna.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Another six-year old girl raped by 50-year old man in Kaduna

Hanyi Danmasani is a village located in the same district area with Rigasa (the largest community in Kaduna where Abuja-Kaduna train terminal is located). The community is between Badiko and Nnamdi Azikiwe Bypass by Kaduna South local government.

Gunmen kill students’ union leader, abducts one

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have killed the Rigasa Old Students Association president, Comrade Auwal Rabiu near a train station at Rigasa in Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State..

Gunmen kill 1, abduct another along Kaduna train station

Gunmen on Friday night killed one person, abducted another with the third person shot on the leg when the armed men launched an attack in Rigasa; a suburb of Igabi local government area of Kaduna state.
Governor Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai has signed the Kaduna State Penal Code (Amendment) Law 2020.

Governor El-Rufai to build third by-pass for Kaduna city, with tollgates

Kaduna State Governor Nasir El Rufai has said that third by-pass will be built in Kaduna to connect north side of the city from Kakau end of Abuja-Kaduna highway to complete existing western and eastern by-pass in the State capital.

Court remands tailor for ‘injuring’ his customer

A Sharia Court sitting in Magajin Gari, Kaduna State, on Tuesday ordered that a tailor, Abdulaziz Sani, 22, be remanded in a correctional centre for allegedly breaking his customer’s arm.
According to a statement signed by the commissioner of homeland affairs, Samuel Aruwan, the order comes into effect on April 9.

Kaduna denies report on abduction along Abuja-Kaduna Highway

The Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, alongside the Police Commissioner, Umar Musa Muri and Operation Thunder Strike Sector Commander, Colonel Ibrahim Gambari, led journalists to the location where the said abduction was said to have taken place to interact with residents of the area.
Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai has expressed concerns over the rising cases of COVID-19 in the State’s rural areas.

Kaduna convicts 605 lockdown violators

For violating the lockdown order imposed on Kaduna to prevent the spread of COVID-19,the Kaduna State Ministry of Justice has convicted 605 persons between Thursday and Friday last week,
The Kaduna State ICT Hub has granted financial resources for the production of ‘sophisticated’ ventilators whose prototype was fabricated by Dalhatu Usman, a 200-Level student of the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria.

Kaduna ICT Hub funds inventor to produce ventilators

The Kaduna State ICT Hub has granted financial resources for the production of ‘sophisticated’ ventilators whose prototype was fabricated by Dalhatu Usman, a 200-Level student of the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria.
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.
Many residents of Kaduna today, shunned the stay-at-home order by the state government barely after one week it was issued. They contended that they were unable to endure the pangs of hunger and had no alternative than to defy the order. They are ignoring the presence of security operatives and found their way to foodstuffs market located at Bakin Dogo, in Kaduna North local government.

Lockdown: Kaduna residents complain of hunger

Some residents of Kaduna have expressed reservation over the stay-at-home order imposed on the state government and alleged that starvation was setting in.

Kaduna court frees 87 shiite members

The court in the northern city of Kaduna “discharged and acquitted” the members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria for lack of evidence linking them to the death of the soldier during the bloody encounter in December 2015, Haruna Magashi told AFP.

Rotimi Amaechi: I was not attacked in Kaduna

There had been reports that the minister and hundreds of train passengers escaped naarrowly Sunday night after suspected kidnappers opened fire on their vehicles as they left the Rigasa station in Kaduna.

Panic as gunmen attack travellers near Kaduna train station

There was confusion on Sunday night when suspected gunmen attacked travellers along Airport Link Road near Rigasa railway station in Kaduna State.

Man sues wife for refusing him sex

A 58-year-old trader, Ibrahim Lawal, on Thursday dragged his wife, Saratu Musa, before a Sharia court sitting in Rigasa, Kaduna State, for allegedly refusing him sex for 48 days.

Kaduna fire service records 84 fire outbreaks in January

The Kaduna State Fire Service says it recorded 87 fire outbreaks and seven deaths in January 2020.
A statement signed by the Commissioner of Health, Dr Amina Mohammed-Baloni, on Saturday, said that the patient is a 36-year-old male.

Kaduna records fresh Lassa fever case

The Commissioner disclosed that a 34-year-old male patient contracted the disease in Kajuru Local Government Area of the State, and was being managed at a designated Infectious Disease Control Centre in the state.

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Nigerian government coronavirus vaccine has mild side effect

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Senegalese people called to ‘take to the streets’

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Exiting recession not enough to guarantee economic recovery – analysts

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Delivering her opening remark at the event, Nneka Onyeali-Ikpe, managing director and chief executive officer of Fidelity Bank, said diaspora remittances is the new oil of Nigeria.

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The Department of State Services (DSS) has denied arresting Salihu Tanko-Yakasai, a media aide of Governor Abdullahi Ganduje who demanded for President Muhammadu Buhari’s resignation over his failure to handle insecurity in the country.

DSS: Why we arrested Kano governor’s ex-aide

“This is to confirm that Salihu Tanko-Yakasai is with the DSS and he is being investigated over issues beyond the expression of opinions in the social media as wrongly alleged by sections of the public,’’ he stated.
Both Governor Simon Lalong and Senator Gyang have noted that the purported invitation for the turbaning of one Alhaji Samaila Abdullahi as Sarkin Kerana is a threat to the peaceful coexistence of the people of the North-Central State.

Plateau government ends open grazing, to commence ranching

Plateau State Government is set to domesticate the National Livestock Transformation Programme, as it approved a bill for the establishment of the Plateau State Livestock Transformation, which when passed into law, will promote livestock business anchored on ranching.
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President Buhari felicitates with Speaker Gbajabiamila’s mother at 91

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The EFCC, March 1, 2021 arraigned a former Director General of the Bureau of Public Enterprises, BPE, Benjamin Ezra Dikki, before Justice Yusuf Halilu of the Federal Capital Territory High Court, Abuja on four counts of alleged corruption.

EFCC arraigns ex-BPE boss for ‘N1 billion bribe’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday arraigned a former Director General of the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE), Benjamin Dikki, on N1billion gratification charges.
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