News - Kaduna State Government

Kaduna Govt Asks Sacked Teachers To Reapply For Job

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Kaduna State Government has asked sacked teachers to reapply for job in the ongoing recruitment of 25,000 new qualified teachers for public primary schools in the state. Commissioner of Education in the state, Mr Jafaru Sani, announced this on Sunday during a press conference at his office in Kaduna. This followed the...

Kaduna Asks Sacked Teachers To Re-Apply

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Kaduna state government has asked over 21,000 teachers who allegedly failed the recent competency test to re-apply According to Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai the teachers have another opportunity to reapply in to secure a place in the ongoing recruitment exercise The governor who was responding to questions during a meeting with...

Nasir El-Rufai: No Going Back On Government's Decision To Sack More Than 36,000 Workers In The State

1 year ago /
Nation 

Kaduna state Governor Nasir El-Rufai says there is no going back on the state Government's decision to sack more than thirty six thousand workers in the state civil service. Governor El Rufai has also denied reports that he ordered the police to disrupt a protest match staged by the Nigerian Labour...

Police, Kaduna Govt Threaten To Arrest NUT Members Over Planned Protest

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Kaduna State Police Command and the state government have warned members of the Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT) against embarking on any illegal procession or protest around the state or engaging in any act that violates the law or threatens the peace of the state. The warning came against the...

Strike: Kaduna State Adamant On Sacked Teachers

1 year ago /
Nation 

In spite of the on-going strike, Kaduna State Government has continued with its recruitment to replace 25,000 teachers that failed primary four competency test. As teachers embarked on industrial action to protest against the sack of the teachers that failed the test, the government has concluded marking of scripts of 43,000...

Kaduna Teachers Begin Indefinite Strike As Govt Kicks Against Compliance

1 year ago /
Nation 

Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUJ) in Kaduna State on Monday commenced an indefinite strike to protest against the sacking of over 21,000 teachers by the state government. The union directed all teachers in the state to remain at home until the state government reverses its decision after the sacked primary school...

Three Injured As Police, Shiites Clash in Kaduna

1 year ago /
Nation 

A clash between men of the Kaduna Police Command and members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria in Kaduna on Sunday left three persons injured. The incident occurred when the police attempted to disperse members of the Islamic Movement In Nigeria, who were protesting and demanding the release of their leader,...

Kaduna Government Sacks Over 4,000 Workers

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Kaduna State Government has disengaged over 4, 000 workers from the state local service commission as part of the public service renewal and revitalisation agenda of the Governor Nasir El-Rufai administration. Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Mr Jafaru Sani said today, November 28, that the decision to lay...

NLC Condemns Plot To Arrest Kaduna Labour Leaders

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Nigeria Labour congress is accusing the Kaduna state government of plotting to secure a court order to arrest all Labour leaders in the state Briefing journalists in Abuja at the end of its national executive council meeting on Thursday, NLC President Ayuba Wabba said all state chapters and unions are...

Falana Writes Buhari Over El-Zakzaky’s Continued Detention

1 year ago /
Nation 

Human Rights lawyer,  Mr Femi Falana, has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to order the immediate release of the leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, Ibrahim El Zakzaky. In a letter dated November 7 and addressed to the President, Mr Falana recalled that a Federal High Court in Abuja had...

Kaduna Govt Warns Shiites Against Unlawful Procession

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Kaduna State Government has warned members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria(IMN) or any other an unlawful society against embarking on any illegal procession around the state or engaging in any act that violates the law or threatens the peace of the state. The government said it would arrest and...

Kaduna Govt Insists On Sacking 21,780 Teachers

1 year ago /
Nation 

Kaduna State Government says there is no going back in its decision to sack the 21,780 teachers who failed competency test. The ‘Primary Four Test’ was administered by the State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) in June to access their quality in terms of service delivery. Addressing a news conference in Kaduna...

Kaduna Conflicts: El-Rufai Inaugurates Peace Commission

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Kaduna State Government has set up a peace commission saddled with the responsibility of addressing the various ethnic and religious conflicts in the state. The commission is headed by the General Secretary of Anglican Church Worldwide, Bishop Idowu Fearon. At the inauguration of the commission on Saturday, November 4, at the...

Quit Notice: Kaduna Gets Bench Warrant To Arrest Northern Youths

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Kaduna State Government on Thursday said it had obtained a bench warrant from the court to arrest members of the Coalition of Northern Youths who  gave October 1, 2017 as deadline for Ndigbo in the North to quit or be forced out of the region. This was despite the withdrawal...

Arewa Youths Suspend Quit Notice To Igbos

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Arewa Youths Consultative Forum has suspended its quit notice to Igbos living in the northern part of the country. The coalition of northern youth groups announced this on Thursday after a meeting in Abuja. In attendance at the meeting were the Governor of Borno State, some Igbo traditional rulers, and elders...

Kaduna Clash: Over 400 Displaced, Death Toll Rises To 40

1 year ago /
Nation 

The death toll in the communal crisis that occurred between a Fulani settlement and Kadara community in Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna State has risen to 40. This is as the victims have appealed to the Kaduna State Government to help them get over the shock from the attack as...

Kaduna Partners China Province On Solar Power, Agriculture

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Kaduna State Government and Hebei Province of China have signed a bilateral agreement for the establishment of solar power plants, agro allied industries as well as steel and cement manufacturing factories across the state. The partnership deal was signed by Governor Nasir el-Rufai and the Acting Governor of Hebei Province,...

We Are Going To Arrest Arewa Youths, El-Rufai Vows

2 years ago /
Nation 

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has said the Arewa youths that issued a “quit notice” to Igbos in the North will be prosecuted no matter how long it takes. The governor said this on Tuesday when the Igbo Delegate Assembly and Igbo chiefs in the Northern states visited him at the...

No Igbo Attacked In Kaduna Or Relocating In Fear – El-Rufai

2 years ago /
Nation  Security 

Nasir El-Rufai, Kaduna governor, has said that no Igbo was ambushed or attacked in the state. He denied insinuations that Igbo were relocating to the east because they were being killed in Kaduna. Samuel Aruwan, his senior special assistant on media and publicity, said no Igbo had suffered a backlash as a...

Kaduna Govt Scraps 4,776 Traditional Districts

2 years ago /
Nation 

The Kaduna State Government has scrapped a total of 4,766 traditional districts, as part of measures to reduce the cost of running local authority administration in the state. The decision followed the recommendation of a committee set up by the state government to review the number of districts and village units...