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Court remands woman for calling neighbour ‘prostitute’

A Sharia Court in Magajin Gari, Kaduna State, on Tuesday ordered that a woman, Karima Hama, be remanded in prison for calling her neighbour a “prostitute”.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Court orders woman to pay back N500 bride price

A Sharia Court I sitting in Magajin Gari, Kaduna State, on Tuesday ordered a 39-year-old woman, Esther Morris, to pay back her estranged husband, Tajudden Musa, 46, N500 paid as bride price.

My husband calls me a prostitute – Woman tells court

A 55-year-old housewife, Hama Aliyu of Sabon Gayan village, Kaduna State, on Monday dragged her husband, Dahiru Musa, before a Sharia court l, Magajin Gari, for allegedly calling her a commercial sex worker.

I no longer love my husband – Woman tells court

A housewife, Mariam Sadiq, has approached a Sharia Court in Minna seeking the dissolution of her marriage because she no longer love her husband.
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Man in custody for absconding with daughter while on trial

A Sharia Court II sitting at Magajin Gari, Kaduna, on Wednesday ordered that a local barber, Harisu Wanzam, be remanded in prison for absconding with his daughter while on trial.

Two women jailed for improper dressing

A Sharia Court II, sitting at Magajin Gari, Kaduna, yesterday sentenced 20-year-old Farida Taofiq, and Raihana Abbas, to two months in prison each for wearing skimpy dresses.

Court sentences two women to prison for wearing skimpy dresses

A Shari’a Court II, sitting at Magajin Gari, Kaduna on Tuesday sentenced 20-year-old Farida Taofiq and Raihana Abbas to two months in prison each for wearing skimpy dresses.

Man drags widow to court over late husband’s N210, 000 debt

A 46-year-old man, Uma Emeka, on Tuesday, dragged a widow before a Sharia Court II, sitting at Magajin Gari, Kaduna State, over N210,000 debt.

Court gives labourer six-month jail, 20 strokes of cane for stealing phone

A Sharia Court in Minna on Thursday sentenced a labourer, Hamisu Umar, to 20 strokes of cane for stealing a mobile phone.

Divorcee drags ex-husband to court, says she may be pregnant

A divorcee, Aisha Lawal, on Thursday, dragged her husband before a Sharia Court II siting at Magajin Gari, Kaduna State, saying she may pregnant.

Woman drags neighbour to court for alleged assault

A mother of two, Firdausi Aminu, on Monday, dragged one Asiya Abubakar, her neighbour to a Sharia Court I, sitting at Magajin Gari, Kaduna for assault and threat to kill her.

I no longer love my husband – Wife tells court

A housewife, Aishatu, on Thursday prayed a Sharia Court in Minna for the dissolution of her marriage, saying she has fallen out of love with her husband.

Nine-year-old boy, three others in court over assault

A nine-year-old boy Abdulrahman Isah of Gwandu road Kaduna on Tuesday appeared before Sharia Court II at Magajin Gari, Kaduna along with three others over alleged assault.

Ex-husband to pay N15,000, court terminates 1-year-old marriage

A Sharia Court ll, siting in Magajin Gari, Kaduna State, on Thursday dissolved a one-year-old marriage between a pregnant woman, Fatima Salisu, 24, and Jibril Umar, over irreconcilable difference.

Woman drags ex-husband to court over pregnancy

A 28-year-old divorcee, Bilkisu Aminu, has dragged her ex-husband, Muhammad Jibril, to a Sharia Court sitting at Magajin Gari, Kaduna over his denial of her pregnancy.

Man rejects wife’s pregnancy, says ‘we didn’t have sex for two of our three-month...

A 28-year-old divorcee, Bilkisu Aminu has dragged her ex-husband, Muhammad Jibril, to a Sharia Court sitting at Magajin Gari, Kaduna State over his denial of her pregnancy.

Pregnant woman drags husband to court to know status of union

A 24-year-old pregnant woman, Fatima Salisu, on Thursday dragged her husband, Jibril Umar, before a Sharia court ll sitting at Magajin Gari, Kaduna, to know the status of their union.

Beggar drags ‘colleague’ to court over stealing, assault

A beggar, Binta Umar on Tuesday dragged a fellow beggar, Hajara Kano, to a Sharia Court II sitting at Magajin Gari, Kaduna, over alleged assault and stealing.

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