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Kaduna Govt files other fresh charges against El-Zakzaky

by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna The Kaduna State Government has filed fresh charges against the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky. This came less than 24 hours after a Kaduna State High Court discharged and acquitted El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zeenat. The Kaduna High Court, presided by Justice Gideon

El-Zakzaky, Wife, Discharged and Acquitted by Kaduna Court

by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky Kaduna State High Court on Wednesday discharged and acquitted leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (INM), Ibraheem El-Zakzaky and wife, Zeenat. El-Zakzaky was facing charges bordering on culpable homicide, unlawful assembly and disruption of public peace. While delivering ruling on “no-case submission,” Justice Gideon Kurada stated that the prosecution failed

El-Rufal dragged to court for scraping Adara Chiefdom

by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna Malam Nasir el-Rufai Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir el-Rufai, has been dragged to High Court in Kaduna State for scraping Adara Chiefdom. The governor is being challenged in court by three prominent and leaders of Adara for scraping Adara Chiefdom, the second biggest traditional council outside Zazzau Emirate, on Kaduna State. Malam

Jubilation as Court Quashes Kaduna Draconian Pension Law

…Orders SSG, HoS, Permsec Pension Cut Refunds. by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna The National Industrial Court sitting in Kaduna has declared as null and void, the draconian action of the Kaduna State Government in reducing the pensions of retired Secretaries to State Government (SSG), Heads of Service (HoS) and Permanent Secretaries. The court on Wednesday in

Galadimawan Ruwan Zazzau wins over Kaduna Gov on alleged cyber crime court case

by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna The Magistrate Court, Ibrahim Taiwo Road, in Kaduna State, has ruled that it has no jurisdiction to hear the case of cyber crimes instituted against a business man and former Governorship aspirant, Alhaji Jafaru Sa’ad, Galadimawan Ruwan Zazzau. The Chief Magistrate, Hassan, gave the ruling on Wednesday evening after the prosecuting and defense counsels

Court adjourns El-Zakzaky’s “secret trial” until March 31

by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna A Kaduna State High Court, sitting in Kaduna, has adjourned the “secret trial” of the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, and his wife, Zeenat, until March 31. Justice Gideon Kurada, who presided at the resume of the trial of the IMN leader, adjourned until March 31 to allow the prosecution to

I am not ‘finished’ as you think – Arch Bantex; Court dismisses Kaduna Teachers’ Suit Against el-Rufai

…“You can’t be El-Rufa’is Deputy and be finished.” – Bantex   by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna The immediate past Deputy Governor of Kaduna State, Arch. Bala Barnabas Bantex, has asserted that, it is not possible to be a Deputy Governor to the State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, and be finished. Bantex stated this at the Zone 3 All Progressives Congress

Court reverses Order releasing Zakzaky’s Wife for COVID-19 treatment

by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna Kaduna State High Court sitting in Kaduna has vacated the order it made directing the Nigeria Correctional Service to release Zeenat, wife of Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), for COVID-19 treatment. The presiding judge, Justice Gideon Kurada, had on 26th January, 2021, ordered Zeenat’s release, based on the

Okada man bags 14 years’ jail term for attempted kidnap of ex-boss

by Achadu Gabriel,, Kaduna A commercial motorcyclist in Zaria, Kaduna state, who threatened to kidnap an Igbo businessman, has been sentenced to 14 years in jail by Magistrate’s Court. The convict, Bashir Adamu, 25, a resident of Sadauki Road in Wusasa Zaria, was charged for threat to life and attempted kidnap of his former boss. The Chief Magistrate,

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