Body of six year old girl allegedly raped to death, found inside a mosque in Kaduna

  The body of a six-year-old girl allegedly raped to death by yet-to-be-identified persons, has been found inside a mosque located at New Road, Kurmi Mashi by Nnamdi Azikiwe bypass, Kaduna North local government area of Kaduna State.   Spokesperson of the state police command, ASP Muhammed Jalige, who confirmed the incident, said the body was discovered on Friday, June 26. He said the community members called men of the Kurmi Mashi police division to make a report after seeing the dead body at about 3.20pm which is close to the time…

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34-year-old mum-of-13 welcomes quadruplets in Kaduna

A 34-year-old mother-of-13 has welcomed quadruplets in Zaria, Kaduna State, making her a mother-of-17 now.   The housewife, Mrs. Hauwa’u Sulaiman was delivered of the four babies on Friday 5th June 2020 at the Gambo Sawaba General Hospital, Kofar Gayan, Zaria.   She was, however, transferred to Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, Shika with the babies for more medical attention.   The leading Consultant in the Paediatrics Unit, ABUTH, Dr. Isa Abdulkadir said the four babies were in good condition and are receiving care by a team of experts.  …

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5 brothers abducted in Kaduna after kidnappers broke into their home while they were sleeping

Gunmen have abducted six people in Kaduna, five of whom are brothers from the same parents.   The boys, who are between the ages of 8 and 18, were kidnapped in Gonin Gora area of Chikun local government area of Kaduna state.   The boys were sleeping in their home in the late hours of Thursday, June 4, when the kidnappers stormed the home, beat them up, and took them away.   Their father, Mr Bamidele Awelewa who narrated how the incident happened, said the kidnappers gained access into his…

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Man sentenced to death by hanging for raping two year old to death in Kaduna

Justice Kabir Dabo of the Kaduna State High Court has sentenced one Usman Shehu Bashir, to death by hanging for raping a two-year-old girl to death.   The case started on March 23 2015 and lasted over a period of five years.   While delivering judgement on Wednesday June 3, Justice Dabo said Bashir had taken little Fatima to his room and for about 40 minutes, raped her which led to her death. The judge said the judgement of death by hanging was passed under section 221 of the penal code,…

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Governor Nasir El-Rufai extends lockdown in Kaduna by two weeks

As Nigeria continues to battle the Coronavirus pandemic, Governor Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai of Kaduna state has extended by two weeks, the lockdown imposed on the state.   The Governor who spoke through his deputy, Dr. Hadiza Sabuwa Balarabe in a live broadcast this evening Tuesday, May 26, said after 60 days, the state government has reviewed the Quarantine Orders and the Governor has approved the recommendation to extend the partial lockdown regulations for two weeks, with adjustments to permit the reopening of certain sectors.   According to the Deputy Governor, Schools, places of…

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10 members of a family test positive for Coronavirus in Kaduna

  10 members of a family have tested positive for the novel Coronavirus in Kaduna state.   The governor of the state, Nasir El-Rufai, who disclosed this to newsmen, said a total of 18 cases were recorded in the state today, May 21. ”Covid-19 UPDATE: 18 new cases were recorded today, 10 of whom are family members of one case. 14 of the new cases are from Kaduna North, two from Zaria and one each from Chikun and Sabon-Gari LGAs.” he tweeted

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Gateman who recently traveled from Lagos to Kaduna via public transport, tests positive for Coronavirus

Kaduna State Government has confirmed a new case of Coronavirus in the state.   A statement released by the state Commissioner for Health, Amina Mohammed Baloni, said the fresh case is a gateman in the Mando area who recently returned from Lagos.? Baloni said the patient had no connection to the first five cases in the state. ? Dr Baloni said the sixth case had traveled on public transport and contacted the authorities as his symptoms worsened. He said the patient has been evacuated to the state’s Infectious Disease Centre.” ?…

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Kaduna correctional service finally admits inmates died during riot over suspected Coronavirus case

The Kaduna State command of the Nigeria Correctional Service (NCS) has finally admitted that some of its inmates died during a riot over a suspected case of Coronavirus in the facility.   LIB reported earlier that the riot ensued after the inmates demanded to be released following claims of an awaiting trial inmate infecting two other inmates with Coronavirus.   Controller of the Kaduna Command of the Correctional Centre, Sanusi Muazu Danmusa however debunked claims of an inmate of the facility being infected with Coronavirus at that time. He described…

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Teacher arrested for allegedly spreading fake news on kidnap of Kaduna Doctor’s wife and children

A 34-year old female teacher identified as Grace Ibrahim has been arrested by operatives of the Intelligence Response Team, Force Headquarters of the Nigeria Police for allegedly spreading false information on the abduction of Dr Philip Ataga’s wife and two children in Kaduna State.   Grace was accused of being responsible for rumours of a policeman being involved in the kidnap of the Kaduna doctor’s family members. She reportedly claimed that one of the children identified a neighbour who is a policeman, as the person that ordered the shooting of their mother.   Upon…

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