News - Kaduna State

Court To Hear Maina’s Suit Against EFCC On January 15

2 days ago /
Nation 

A Federal High Court sitting in Kaduna state will on January 15, 2018, hear a suit brought before it by the embattled former chairman of the pension reform task team, Mr Abdulrasheed Maina, seeking to quash the EFCC act of 2004, on the premise that the act is illegal and...

El-Rufai Signs 2018 Budget Into Law

4 days ago /
Nation 

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna state on Monday, signed the 2018 budget of N216.55 billion into law, with a promise to complete all ongoing projects and initiating new ones. The document tagged: “Budget of Consolidation” is made up of N85.44 billion in recurrent expenditure and N131.1billion in capital expenditure. While signing the...

Labour Vows To Vote Out Non-Performing Governments

5 days ago /
Nation 

President of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Ayuba Wabba has advised retirees to obtain their voter cards to enable them vote-out non-pension paying federal and states governments. Wabba who was speaking at the 2017 pensioners day also criticized the decision of the Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai to sack more teachers and...

Plateau PDP Chairman, Son Kidnapped

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Plateau State Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party, Damishi Sango has been allegedly kidnapped, alongside four others in Jere, along the Kaduna/Abuja expressway. The incident was said to have occured while they were in transit from Jos to Abuja in preparations for the party’s national convention. Sango, who was also a former Minister of...

Kaduna Government Sacks Over 4,000 Workers

2 weeks 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...

Exercise Wazobia Kungama: Nigerian Army Coducts Combat Training Exercise In Falgore Forest

2 weeks ago /
Security 

The Nigerian Army has conducted a joint combat training exercise for its personnel in the Falgore forest, which stretches from Kano to Bauchi, Kaduna Plateau and Kaduna states. The training exercise comprised troops from the Nigerian Army school of Infantry (NASI), the Nigerian Army Depot, The Warrant Officers Academy, and the...

Propaganda Won’t Derail Education Reform In Kaduna – El-Rufai

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has insisted that no amount of blackmail and propaganda will stop him from reforming education in the state. The governor said this on Thursday in Abuja during a regular consultative meeting with members of the National Assembly from Kaduna State. His statement comes amid the controversy and...

Kaduna Education Commissioner, Professor Nok Is Dead

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Kaduna State Commissioner of Education, Science and Technology, Professor Andrew Nok is dead. The state government in a statement signed by the spokesman to the governor, Samuel Aruwan, said Professor Nok died at the age of 55, at his residence in Kaduna on Tuesday, November 21, 2017. Governor Nasir El-Rufai said the...

Maina Files Suit To Stop EFCC From Arresting Him

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

Justice Tukur Aliyu of the Kaduna State High Court has fixed December 15, 2017 to hear the suit filed by the embattled former Chairman of the Presidential Pension Reform Task Team, Mr Abdulrasheed Maina to stop the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) from arresting or prosecuting him over alleged...

NLC Condemns Plot To Arrest Kaduna Labour Leaders

1 month 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...

Kidnapping: Declare State of Emergency On Kaduna-Abuja Highway, Community Tells FG

1 month ago /
Nation 

Residents of Sabon Gaya community in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State have appealed to the Federal Government to declare a state of emergency on the Kaduna-Abuja highway due to the incessant kidnapping of travellers and killing of innocent citizens along the highway. The residents want the government to deploy...

Fayose Criticises Buhari For Backing El-Rufai In Sacking Teachers

1 month ago /
Nation 

Governor Ayodele Fayose on Tuesday criticised President Buhari for supporting Governor Nasir El-Rufai in the planned sack of Kaduna teachers who failed the recently conducted competency test in the state. A statement by his Special Assistant on Public Communications and New Media, Mr Lere Olayinka, said the governor described the President’s...

Buhari Backs El-Rufai’s Education Reform

1 month ago /
Education  Nation 

Governor Nasir El-Rufai to reform the education sector in Kaduna state through the institution of competency test for teachers in the state.  El-Rufai plans to sack twenty two thousand teachers in Kaduna state after they failed a competency test recently.  President Buhari who made his position known on Monday while declaring open...

Villagers Block Abuja-Kaduna Expressway Over Murder Of Community Leader

1 month ago /
Nation 

Villagers of Sabon Gaya community in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State on Sunday, November 11 trooped out in protest blocking the Kaduna-Abuja Highway. The villagers were protesting over the killing of the community’s district head by suspected kidnappers. A resident of the community speaking with reporters said that the community...

Falana Writes Buhari Over El-Zakzaky’s Continued Detention

1 month 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...

Bayelsa Governor Honours State's Cultural Troops On Their Victory At 2017 NAFEST

1 month ago /
Nation 

Bayelsa Governor Seriake Dickson says with the state's rich cultural heritage and vast tourism potentials it will continue to clinch the position of overall best in the national festival of arts and culture. Governor Dickson was speaking when he received the Bayelsa cultural troop in government house, Yenagoa, on their return...

Kaduna Govt Warns Shiites Against Unlawful Procession

1 month 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 month 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 month 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...

Federal Govt. Denies Reports Of Monkey Pox Infection Through Vaccination

2 months ago /
Health  Nation 

The Nigerian government has denied reports that military personnel are infecting people with the deadly monkey pox virus. Speaking against the backdrop of growing apprehension which has forced parents to withdraw their children from schools as a result of the monkey pox vaccination scare in parts of the country, minister of...


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