• 1 killed, police station, 15 vehicles razed in tanker fire in Zaria

    1 killed, police station, 15 vehicles razed in tanker fire in Zaria

    According to reports, the Police have confirmed the death of one person in a tanker fire incident in Zaria, which also razed a police station and 15 vehicles.

    The incident occurred on Saturday night at Danmagaji area of Zaria in Kaduna State, when the tanker driver lost control in an attempt to avoid a pot hall.

    In the process, he was said to have crushed to death a motorcyclist, while an ensuing fire razed the police station and vehicles.

    The News Agency of […]

  • Fake female lawyer nabbed in Zaria

    Fake female lawyer nabbed in Zaria

    It was gathered that the police on Tuesday arraigned a female accused, Fatima Ibrahim, at a Chediya Magistrates’ Court in Zaria, Kaduna State, for impersonation.

    The Prosecutor, Sgt. Abubakar Ibrahim, said the police had on October 17 received a petition bordering on impersonation from the Chairman, Nigerian Bar Association, Zaria, Augustine Agum, branch on behalf of the association.

    Ibrahim said that the accused had been parading herself as a lawyer having not been trained and qualified as one.

    He told the court that […]

  • NSCDC arrests man for raping 3-year-old girl in Zaria

    NSCDC arrests man for raping 3-year-old girl in Zaria

    According to reports, the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, Sabongari Division, has arrested Emmanuel Francis, 21, of Dan-Raka Estate, Samaru, for allegedly defiling a three-year-old girl.

    Parading the suspect before newsmen in Zaria on Friday, the Divisional Police Officer, SP Ahmed Musa said the case was reported to the division by one of its staff, Kamal Aliyu.

    “I received a phone call at about 3pm on Thursday from one of our staff, Kamal Aliyu, who lived in the same compound with […]

  • Checkout this ‘Unique’ Shoprite Center Spotted in Zaria, Kaduna State (Photo)

    Checkout this ‘Unique’ Shoprite Center Spotted in Zaria, Kaduna State (Photo)

    This unique Shoprite shop spotted in Zaria, Kaduna State will be leaving you cracking and laughing so hard.

    This is the trending photo of a Shoprite Center spotted in Zaria that is trending on social media. Unlike the real Shoprite mall, this one looks totally funny as it also serves as a

  • The men allegedly responsible for blasts in Zaria, Jos (PHOTOS)

    The men allegedly responsible for blasts in Zaria, Jos (PHOTOS)

    The Nigerian military announced on Wednesday, July 8, 2015, that it had arrested the mastermind of the recent bombings in Jos, Plateau State and Zaria, Kaduna State.

    The suspects were said to have been arrested at a military checkpoint in Gombe State by a joint team of soldiers and secret service agents.

    The Jos blast claimed 44 lives while 25 people were confirmed dead in the Zaria attack.

     

  • Man gets 2 years jail, 12 strokes of cane for stealing in Zaria

    Man gets 2 years jail, 12 strokes of cane for stealing in Zaria

    Newsmen gathered that a Magistrates’ Court sitting at ‘Yan-Azara, Tudun-Wada, Zaria, has convicted one Lukman Ibrahim, 27, of Turunku Road, Tudun-Wada, Zaria, to two years in prison with 12 strokes of the cane for theft.
    In a summary trial, the presiding magistrate, Mohammed Abdurrahman, sentenced Ibrahim after he pleaded guilty to the offence against him.

    Abdurrahman said the convict has an option of N15,000 fine but must take 12 strokes of the cane without an option.

    Earlier, the prosecutor, Sgt. Ibrahim Mohammed, had […]