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Court dissolves 5-year-old marriage, orders wife to refund N45,000 dowry

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A Shari’a Court II, sitting at Magajin Gari, Kaduna, on Thursday dissolved the union between Sani Ahmad and Maryam Aliyu over irreconcilable differences. The Judge, Malam Murtala Nasir also...

Thu Nov 21st, 2019     Read More →

Police recover 273 rustled animals, arrest 7 suspects

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Kaduna State Police Command has recovered 273 animals rustled in Kajuru Council of the state and arrest seven persons in connection to the crime. Deputy Commissioner of Police Department of...

Thu Nov 21st, 2019     Read More →

Gov. El-Rufai appoints 8 more aides

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Executive Governorof Kaduna State, Nasir El-rufai Gov. Nasiru El-Rufai has appointed eight more aides including Ahmed Maiyaki, the spokesman of former Gov. Mukhtar Ramalan-Yero, A statement signed...

Thu Nov 21st, 2019     Read More →

Bayelsa qualify for National Division One Handball League Kaduna semifinals

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Bayelsa State has qualified for the semifinals of the on-going National Division One Handball League Kaduna, after drawing with Benue Buffalos 27-27 points yesterday. The Bayelsa team had earlier...

Thu Nov 21st, 2019     Read More →

Small-town Kaduna woman Rahane Lawal wins global award

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Rahane Lawal, a Nigerian health worker, was among the four recipients of the 2019 REACH Awards in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, for her role in Polio Global Eradication Initiative. Lawal, a...

Wed Nov 20th, 2019     Read More →

Court orders flogging of two artisans who stole TV sets, laptops

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An Upper Sharia Court in Kaduna on Tuesday sentenced two artisans, Saminu Ahmed, 25 and Mohammed Isah, 23, to 10 strokes of the cane each for stealing two Television sets and two laptops. The...

Wed Nov 20th, 2019     Read More →

How NITT can generate revenue, be buoyant, by chairman

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Chairman, Governing Council of the Nigerian Institute of Transport Technology (NITT), Zaria, Olorogun John Onojeharho, has said the agency could revenue generate for the Federal Government and...

Wed Nov 20th, 2019     Read More →

Camel-riding gunmen kill six in Adamawa

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Gunmen riding camels and horses killed six people in a village in northeast Nigeria, a region beset by Islamist attacks, police said on Sunday. “Armed bandits” launched a predawn...

Mon Nov 18th, 2019     Read More →

Woman drags businessman to court for alleged sodomy

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A physically challenged mother, Latifa Umar, on Monday, dragged Rabiu Abdulrazak, a businessman to a Sharia court l sitting at Magajin Gari, Kaduna for allegedly having sex with her eight-year-old...

Mon Nov 18th, 2019     Read More →

2 lecturers abducted in Kaduna escape from kidnappers den

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Two lecturers, Adamu Chonoko of Ahmadu Bello University Zaria and Umar Chonoko of Kaduna Polytechnic, abducted 10 days ago in Kaduna, have escaped from their kidnappers’ den. Spokesperson of...

Mon Nov 18th, 2019     Read More →

‘Harsh environment, nepotism stifling engineering practice’

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Joseph Akinteye Joseph Akinteye is the Vice President, Nigerian Society of Engineers. In this interview with BERTRAM NWANNEKANMA, he spoke on the challenges of engineering practice in Nigeria and...

Mon Nov 18th, 2019     Read More →

Border Closure: Its unfair for smaller countries to sabotage Nigeria, says El-Rufai

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El-RufaiKaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai has thrown his weight behind the Federal Government’s closure of Nigeria’s land borders, saying it is unfair for smaller countries to be...

Sat Nov 16th, 2019     Read More →

Sen. Olujimi lauds judiciary for upholding justice

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Sen. Biodun Olujimi, (PDP-Ekiti South), who was newly sworn in, has lauded Nigeria’s judiciary for upholding the course of justice in the country. Olujimi gave the commendation on Friday...

Fri Nov 15th, 2019     Read More →

Suspected cattle rustlers kill 4 in Kaura LG -Police

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The Police Command in Kaduna state has confirmed the death of four persons allegedly killed by cattle rustlers at Marbar Agban in Kagoro Chiefdom in Kaura Local Government Area. The command`s...

Fri Nov 15th, 2019     Read More →

Kogi indigenes in Kaduna fault FG’s release of N10b ahead of polls

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Kogi Professionals in Kaduna State (KPKS) says that the Federal Government has more explanations to make on the timing of its release of N10 billion to Governor Yahaya Bello few days before...

Fri Nov 15th, 2019     Read More →