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Breach of trust: Court orders businessman to refund N1.2m

Breach of trust: Court orders businessman to refund N1.2m

A Sharia Court sitting in Magajin Gari, Kaduna State, on Monday ordered a businessman, Mustapha Yusuf, to refund N1.2 million to his friend, Adamu Muhammad, for breach of trust and cheating. Yusuf was arraigned on a two-count charge of breach of trust and cheating. The judge, Nuhu Falalu, also ordered Yusuf to pay Muhammad N150, […]
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Teacher drags husband to court for giving N300 daily for 3 children’s upkeep

Teacher drags husband to court for giving N300 daily for 3 children’s upkeep

A primary school teacher, Munira Muhammad, has dragged her husband, Lawal Ibrahim before the Sharia Court in Magajin Gari, Kaduna, for giving her only N300 daily for the upkeep of their three children. Muhammad who resides within Kaduna metropolis, on Wednesday told the court that Ibrahim occasionally gave one measure of grinded maize and millet […]

Man begs court to order estranged wife to return his 2 standing fans

Man begs court to order estranged wife to return his 2 standing fans

A 32-year-old trader, Aliyu Khalid, on Wednesday, prayed a Shari’a court I sitting in Magajin Gari, Kaduna to order his former wife, Maryam Muhammad, to return his two fans, six bulbs, curtain irons and two sockets. Khalid told the court that Muhammad took the household items after their divorce without his consent. “She dropped my […]

Shari’ah court another APC chieftain in Zamfara

Shari’ah court another APC chieftain in Zamfara

An upper Shariah Court 1 sitting in Gusau on Wednesday remanded another chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Bello Dankande over alleged kidnapping and cattle rustling charges. This is coming on the heels of an earlier remand of the party’s Publicity Committee Secretary, Alhaji Ibrahim Danmaliki on Tuesday for alleged defamation and incitement. Dankande, […]

Sharia Court judge, PAN chairman released from police detention

Sharia Court judge, PAN chairman released from police detention

Ben Agande – Kaduna The judge of the Sharia Court in Kaduna, Nasir Murtala, and the former chairman of Peugeot Automobile Nigeria, PAN, Alhaji Sani Dauda, detained by the police for their roles in the marriage of the daughter of the former, have been released, following a court order. It will be recalled that the […]

Sharia Court: Kaduna housewife seeks divorce over alleged rape

Sharia Court: Kaduna housewife seeks divorce over alleged rape

A housewife, Fatima Ishaq, on Wednesday in Kaduna dragged her husband, Hassan Haruna, before a Sharia Court in Kaduna, over alleged rape. The petitioner who lives with her estranged husband within Kaduna metropolis, through her counsel, M.S. Abdullahi, told the court that she can not continue living with Haruna. Abdullahi said that his client can […]