El-Rufai signs N216bn, 2018 budget into law
Gov. Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has signed the N216.55 billion, 2018 budget passed by the State House of Assembly into law. The budget is made up of N131.1 billion capital expenditure and N85.44 billion recurrent expenditure. El-Rufai signed the budget at a ceremony at the Government House in Kaduna on Tuesday. “We have deliberately…
UNICEF spends N200m to tackle `HIV in adolescents concern’ in Kaduna State
The officer in-charge of UNICEF Field Office, Kaduna, Dr Idris Baba on Tuesday said the organisation has scaled up support to tackle high HIV prevalence among adolescents in seven local government areas of Kaduna State.
Southern Kaduna community petitions El-Rufai over illegal acquisition of land for solar project
The people of Kaura and Zangon-Kataf local councils of Kaduna State have petitioned Governor Nasir el-Rufai over the illegal allocation of their land for the establishment of a solar farm.
Plateau`s Pandora`s box
For people to whom peace had become a staple for generations, the greater parts of the last two decades has been especially sour; full of pain and even regret for many a Plateau indigene.
Failed hands that rock the cradle
The old saying remains apt even today. The hand that rocks the cradle rules the world. The hand here is literally that of the sweet mother because hers is the first hand that cuddles...
Buhari backs El-Rufai's plan to layoff teachers who failed competency test
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Abuja endorsed the ongoing primary school education reforms embarked upon by the Kaduna state government. The President made this known when he declared open a special retreat of the Federal Executive Council on Education, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. It would be recalled that the administration of Gov. Nasir…
NLC president, workers ground Kaduna over planned sack of 22, 000 teachers
Workers on Wednesday shut down Kaduna to protest the sack of 21, 000 primary school teachers by the Kaduna State Government.
TRCN opposed to sacking of unqualified teachers – Registrar
The Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN) said on Tuesday in Kaduna that it would not support the sacking of unqualified teachers.