Tag Archives: Kaduna

Rahama Sadau Reportedly Facing Death Sentence After Being Charged With Blasphemy

Kannywood actress, Rahama Sadau has been charged with blasphemy over her indecent dressing on social media, Observers Times said on Tuesday. The embattled movie star who will be appearing in a sharia court in Kaduna is allegedly under police investigation after the racy photos she shared incited blasphemous comments against the Holy Prophet Mohammed. A press release signed…

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Kaduna State House Of Assembly Passes Bill Prescribing Castration For Rapists

The Kaduna state House of Assembly on Thursday, September 10 a bill that recommends total castration as punishment for anyone convicted of rape in the state. The Assembly reportedly gave the approval following the passage of a bill to amend the Kaduna state penal court law, 2017, by the lawmakers. The assembly announced the approval…

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Kaduna Governor El-Rufai Says It Costs N400K To Treat Each COVID-19 Patient

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai revealed that the cost of treating COVID-19 patients is very expensive while calling on northern traditional rulers not to relent in leading campaigns to halt the spread of coronavirus pandemic in the region. The governor who made the call at the executive committee meeting of the traditional rulers chaired by the Sultan of…

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Fresh Kaduna Attacks Reportedly Leaves 22 Dead, Properties Destroyed

Kaduna reported another unrest on Thursday as gunmen invaded four communities in Zangon Kataf council area of the state, killing 22 persons and setting ablaze a number of buildings. Even with curfew in place, Guardian Nigeria reports that the victims were mainly women and children, while scores scampered for safety. The affected settlements are Apyiashyim,…

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ICYMI: Kaduna Reopens Of Religious Centres Despite Rise In COVID-9 Cases

Kaduna State Government has announced the reopening of religious centres across the state amid the daily increase of Coronavirus cases. Governor Nasir El-Rufai gave the directives on Tuesday in a state-wide broadcast urging that churches should conduct services only on Sundays and Mosques would hold Ju’mat prayers only Fridays for the time being. He also said the reopening of…

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ICYMI: Nigeria’s COVID-19 Cases Stands At 6,401 With 226 New Infections

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control has recorded 226 new cases of the COVID-19, bringing the country’s total number of infections to 6,401. The health agency who disclosed the news on Twitter late Tuesday noted that of the 226 new cases, 131 are in Lagos, 25 are in Ogun, while 15 are in Plateau state. Other states that…

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ICYMI: Nigeria Records 196 New COVID-19 Cases, Total Reaches 1,728

On Wednesday, Nigeria recorded 196 cases of coronavirus, its highest daily figure since the first case was recorded in February. Before the new cases were announced, the highest daily figure was 195 recorded on Tuesday. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) also recorded seven deaths from the disease, bringing the total number of deaths to 51…

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#FreeMubarakBala: Kaduna Police Arrest Nigerian Atheist, Mubarak Bala For Reportedly Insulting Prophet Muhammad

According to circulating online reports, Mubarak Bala, a Nigerian activist and atheist, has been arrested by the Kaduna Police Command after insulting Islam’s Prophet Muhammad. Bala, who is the president of the Humanist Association of Nigeria, and advisory board member of the International Association of Atheists, was arrested due to his Facebook posts questioning the existence of…

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