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Christians won’t vote for me even if Pope is my deputy

Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State has said he is aware that 67 per cent of Christians in Southern Kaduna will not vote for him in the governorship election even if he picks the Pope as his running mate. He added that there was a need for competence to be...

El-Rufai speaks on replacing sacked teachers, says first batch to be ready in February

The Kaduna State governor, Nasir el-Rufai, yesterday said all arrangement are concluded on replacing sacked teachers with new ones, whose work will be "permanent and pensionable". The governor made the statement while meeting with the chairmen of the 23 local government councils and their Education Secretaries. According to the statement released by...

El-Rufai to sack teachers who fail to resume as NUT threaten strike

The Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai has said any teacher who do not resume work or absent from duty would be dismissed, even as schools resume on Monday (tomorrow). This came as Nigeria Union of Teachers vowed to embark on strike in what could be a solidarity support to...

Kaduna sacks 4,042 local govt worker

The Kaduna State Government has dismissed 4,042 workers across different local government areas for diverse reasons. This sacking was confirmed Tuesday by the state Commissioners for Local Government and Chieftancy Affairs, Alhaji Jafaru Sani,  saying the disengagement of the 4,042 was across the 23 local government areas of the state. Sani...

El-Rufai: My state has no salary arrears, reveals what Kaduna will use Paris Club for

• Governor el-Rufai said Kaduna's share of Paris Club will go to develpment projects • Said some states' salary arrears is more than the what they will claim in Paris Club • President want the fund for salaries clearance, put smiles on workers' face on Christmas  Governor Nasir el-Rufai divulged on Monday...

Why no APC governor will defect with Atiku – El-Rufai

Contrary to trending belief, Governor Nadir el-Rufai of Kaduna State, has said not a single governor in All Progressives Congress would decamp the party to follow the former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, who dumped the party yesterday. El- Rufai said the governors already passed vote of confidence on President...

Kaduna gives ‘solution’ for teachers who failed primary four pupil exam

Kaduna State teachers who failed the competency test set from primary four pupils examinations that have billed for replacement have been given a remedy into their predicament. The state government has teachers who failed the test to call for their exam papers for remark if think they have been under-scored. Kaduna...

Failed competency test: Teachers kicks as el-Rufai plans fresh recruitment

The Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT) Kaduna Chapter, has threatened to embark on strike if the State Governor, Nasir el-Rufai, goes ahead with planned recruitment of 25,000 fresh primary school teachers to replace existing ones. The plan for fresh recruitment became necessary after about 22,000 teachers failed to score 75...

Buhari, El-Rufai endorsed by Kaduna APC for re-election

President Muhammdu Buhari and the Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State, have been endorsed by the All Progressives Congress, Kaduna Chapter, to re-run for 2019 presidency and Govorshipship elections. El Rufai has also apologized to members of All Progressives Congress, APC, in the state for any offence any government or...

I wish the Nigeria’s oil will dry- El-Rufai

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State says he is praying that oil which is the sole means of income in Nigeria, dry up, saying that the proceeds from it is the main hinderance to innovation in the country. The governor made the shocking statement at the 2017 Town Hall Meeting...

El-Rufai reacts to President Buhari sacking Alhassan for supporting Atiku for 2019 Presidency

There has been rumour that President Muhammadu Buhari is bent on sacking the Minister of Women Affairs, Aisha Alhassan, for endorsing the former vice-president Atiku Abubakar to contest for 2019 presidency. In reaction to the development, Governor Nasir El-Rufai, who admitted Alhassan's contribution to Buhari's administration and adding value to...

We knew she would betray Buhari, El-Rufai reacts to minister Alhassan’s endorsement of former-VP Atiku

Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir el-Rufai, has revealed how the All Progressives Congress leaders in 2015 warned President Muhammadu Buhari not to appoint Aisha Alhassan as Minster of Women, noting that the party had sensed betrayal on her part in the near future. Mrs. Alhassan had openly declared support for...

El-rufai makes tribute for Veteran actor, Kasimu Yero, calls him shining star

Kaduna State governor, Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai has decribed late veteran actor, Alhaji Kasimu Yero as a shining star, a colossus of the creative industry that will be missed. Yero, a household name who is fondly remembered for his brilliant role as Uncle Gaga in the 1980s situational comedy ‘Cock Crow...

Breaking: Senators Sani, Hunkuyi attacked in Kaduna

Senator Shehu Sani and Senator Suleiman Hunkuyi, have on Sunday reportedly attacked by suspected hoodlums in Kaduna during press briefing. According to witnesses, the senators had organized the press conference over alleged manipulation of their party, All Progressives Congress (APC). Mr. Sani who represents Kaduna Central and Hunkuyi, Kaduna North, has...

We don’t know what Nigerians mean by restructuring– APC laments, as Definition C’ttee is set in motion

The All Progressive Congress (APC) says the party is confused with the meaning of restructuring Nigerians are agitating for and has therefore set up a committee to come up with definition the party can understand. The committee which would be headed by Kaduna state governor, Nasir el-Rufia, would not be giving...

Nasir El-Rufai shocks senior civil servants in Kaduna State

The executive Governor of Kaduna state, Nasir El-Rufai, has ordered all senior civil servants in the state to withdraw their wards from privately owned educational institutions. The new directive according to the state Governor will take effect from the beginning of the next academic session. The state Commissioner for Education, Prof....

Hold El-Rufai responsible if anything happens to me – Senator Sani

The senator representing Kaduna Central, Senator Shehu Sani has reacted to an alleged hate speech and threat to life made by Governor Nasir el-Rufai against him at a town hall meeting in Giwa local government at the weekend. A statement by his special adviser on politics and ideology, Suleiman Ahmed,...

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