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Hisbah officials of Zamfara Sharia Monitoring Commission have arrested one Joseph Ada over alleged sales of alcoholic drinks in contravention of the law banning sale and consumption of intoxicants in the state.
A court of appeal sitting in Dutse, Jigawa State, on Tuesday set aside a judgement delivered by an upper Sharia court evicting herders from their settlement.
The Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike, has carpeted the former governor of Kano state, Ibrahim Shekarau, over his comments on the alleged demolition of the Rainbow Town mosque in Trans-Amadi area of Port Harcourt, the state capital.
A 25-year-old woman, Aisha Idris on Wednesday took her neighbours, Maimuna Ahmed, Hauwa Shehu and Sa’adatu Abubakar, before a Shari’a court, sitting at Magajin Gari, Kaduna for allegedly calling her a witch.
A woman in the United Arab Emirates, UAE, is seeking a divorce from her husband of one year for being too kind and showing ‘extreme love’.
Sudan's Christians suffered decades of persecution under the regime of Islamist general Omar al-Bashir. Now they hope his downfall will give the religious freedom they have long prayed for.
There is really no limit to the brutality of Boko Haram insurgents as some women have found out in Kalagari community, a border village in northern Cameroon near Nigeria.
Justice Tanko Muhammad, the newly sworn in Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), has revealed that termites destroyed his primary school certificate when they invaded his home in Bauchi State in 1998.
A 35-year-old man, Abubakar Auwal, on Thursday prayed a Sharia court II, sitting in Magajin Gari, Kaduna to warn his wife, Shamsiyya Ahmad, against disrespecting him.
Lawyer and activist Femi Falana (SAN) has said that former President Olusegun Obasanjo view that Boko Haram is about Fulanisation of Nigeria and other West African countries must have been influenced by social media.
In Nigeria, being a young woman "is a crime", said a 25-year-old beautician, arrested two weeks ago while walking home in the capital Abuja.
The Commander-General of Kano Hisbah, Nabahani Usman, has said from Monday when Ramadan begins, his men will begin to arrest adults who are seen eating in public.
Saudi Arabia will issue three billion to five billion dollars in new international sukuk or Islamic bonds around the third quarter as part of plans to diversify financing of the national budget deficit, a senior finance ministry official told Reuters.
The National Christian Elders Forum has described the conviction of former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, by the Code of Conduct Tribunal as part of “the jihad” against Christians in the country.
A Sharia Court in Minna on Thursday sentenced a labourer, Hamisu Umar, to 20 strokes of cane for stealing a mobile phone.
Villarreal, Atletico Madrid and La Liga have submitted a request to the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) for their match in December to be played in Miami.
A joint security team in Benue State codenamed Operation Zenda on Thursday recovered the decaying body of Mrs Bridget Ihom, wife of a policeman.
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has suspended the ongoing distribution of fertilisers to the 2018 flood and herders crises victims in Benue.
Former Super Eagles forward Benedict Akwuegbu has criticized the conscious efforts of ‘people in the NFF’ to restrict the involvement of more ex footballers in the administration of the game in the Country.
Raul Gonzalez has apparently appeared as a surprise aspirant as a switch for Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane.
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has called for an end to growing sexual abuse and gender-based violence in schools and institutions of higher learning in the country.
People in Poland are voting in a parliamentary election that the ruling Law and Justice party (PiS) is favoured to win, buoyed by the popularity of its social conservatism and generous social spending that have reduced poverty.
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s office said Friday that Ethiopia was proud of his Nobel Peace Prize win, hailing it as a testimony to his efforts to reform the nation and seek peace with Eritrea.
This year’s Nobel season has only honoured one woman — Polish writer Olga Tokarczuk in Literature — with just one prize left to be announced on Monday: the Economics Prize, which has only once gone to a woman in its 50 years of existence.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kogi state has dismissed former Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, as not possessing enough influence to save the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the state.