Judiciary

Court Orders Removal of Kwankwasiyya from all Kano Government property

A Kano High Court presided over by Justice Lawan Wada has granted an injunction restraining the inscription of the word “Kwankwasiyya” on public structures in the state, two years after the practice began.  Three indigenes of the state, Abdullahi Barkum, Hamisu Danwawu and Hassan Indabawa had filed a suit at the court questioning the propriety of the administration of former ...

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Kano Court Sends Man To 30 Months Imprisonment For Stealing Bathroom Slippers

By Maxwell Adeleye A Kano Senior Magistrates’ Court sitting in Rijiyar Zaki on Monday sentenced, Rabiu Sani, 22, to 30 months imprisonment for theft of slippers. The Senior Magistrate, Aminu Fagge, sentenced Sani to two years and six months after he pleaded guilty to a one-count charge. Fagge did not give the convict of Aisami Quarters in Kano an option ...

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Biafra: Judge Disqualifies Self From Kanu’s Case

Justice John Tsoho, the trial judge in the case of Nnamdi Kanu, has returned the case file to the Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Ibrahim Auta for reassignment. Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOD) with his co-accused, Benjamin Madubugwu and David Nwawuisi, are facing a six-count charge of treasonable felony brought against them by ...

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