Kidnappers Now Working with Boko Haram- El-Rufai

Kaduna state Governor, Nasir el-Rufai has said kidnappers are now working with Boko Haram elements to kidnap people for ransom. El-Rufai stated this on Friday in Abuja when he addressed State House correspondents after Jumu’ah prayers at the State House mosque,on the recent kidnap of six female students and and two teachers of Engravers College,…

Tribunal Dashes Ashiru’s Hopes, Upholds El-Rufai’s Victory

The Kaduna State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal has upheld the re-election of Gov. Nasiru El-Rufai, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC ) in the March 9 poll in Kaduna State. The tribunal in its ruling on Monday in Kaduna dismissed the petition filed by Alhaji Isah Ashiru, the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic…

Tribunal Dismisses Sani’s Petition

Attempts by a pro democracy activist and the Senator that represented Kaduna Central Senatorial district in the 8th National Assembly, Shehu Sani to return to the Senate on Wednesday suffered a setback after the Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Kaduna dismissed his petition for lack of merit. The tribunal led by the chairman, Justice A.H…

El-Rufai Vs Ashiru: Tribunal Ends Sitting, Reserves Ruling

The Kaduna State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal has adjourned sitting on Monday after counsel adopted their final written addresses and replies to points of law. Justice Ibrahim M. Bako, Chairman of the three-member Tribunal, said that a date would be reserved for judgement and all parties will be notified through their counsel. Recalled that the…

Kaduna governor Nasir Elrufai turns himself to a court as he moves to scuttle El Zakzaky’s bail request…appeals decision and gives 7 ridiculous conditions that must be met before bail is granted.

Kaduna State Government Statement on the El-Zakzaky Trial: Malam Ibrahim El-Zakzaky is facing criminal trial before the Kaduna High Court on charges filed in April 2018. The Kaduna State Government is prosecuting Malam Ibrahim El-Zakzaky on an eight-count charge, including culpable homicide punishable with death. He and his wife are the first and second defendants…

Ashiru vs El-Rufai: shocking testimony from witnesses at tribunal hearing

Story By Israel Bulus Witnesses on Tuesday told the Kaduna State governorship election petition tribunal sitting in Kaduna that March 9 governorship election did not take place in many of the polling units of Zaria Local Government Area. The Governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Isa Ashiru and his party are challenging…