Tag: El rufai

Nigerian Union of Teachers drag Governor El-Rufai to Industrial court

The Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT), Kaduna chapter, on Tuesday dragged Governor Nasir El Rufai before the National Industrial Court, over alleged interference in its affairs.  Joined in the suit as co-defendants are the Attorney General of the State, State Universal Basic Education Board and the Attorney-General of the Federation. [Read More…]

‘I am very happy with Nnamdi Kanu’s arrest because he called Nigeria a zoo’ – El-Rufai says

The Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai, has expressed his delight with the arrest of Nnamdi Kanu,  leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).  The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN), on Tuesday, announced at a press briefing at the Ministry of Justice[Read More…]

NLC threatens another strike; accuse El-Rufai of refusing to honour agreement

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has threatened to commence a fresh nationwide strike over non-implementation of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed with the Kaduna State Government. The NLC sounded the warning in a petition to President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday in Abuja. The letter signed by NLC President Ayuba[Read More…]

Kaduna Strike: El-Rufai has backed out of the reconciliation meeting with NLC

Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai has backed out of a scheduled meeting between the federal government, state officials as well as officials of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) saying none of the state officials will attend the meeting. The governor said he is yet to see evidence that the NLC[Read More…]

Kaduna Strike: Labour Minister invites El Rufai and NLC for reconciliation meeting

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige on Wednesday has invited the Kaduna State government and labour unions to a reconciliation meeting. The meeting is scheduled to hold by 11 am on Thursday, May 20, 2021, at the office of the Minister of Labour and Employment, Federal Secretariat,[Read More…]

Kaduna Governor curses rights activist, Chidi Odinkalu

Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai has placed a curse on Nigerian lawyer and rights activist, Chidi Odinkalu in an unprecedented display of temper. The exchange happened on the social media platform, Twitter on Tuesday morning after Odinkalu posted on the platform, alleging that public schools, hospitals, petrol stations have been[Read More…]

Kaduna Strike: El-Rufai accuses NLC of ‘unlawful practice’

The Kaduna State Government has accused the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) of unlawful actions and assaults on the rights of other people in the state as the labour union kicked off a 5-day warning strike. Part of the unlawful activities levied against the NLC included shutting down electricity and healthcare[Read More…]

After social media outrage, Nasir El-Rufai skips The Platform

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai was conspicuously absent from The Platform, an annual conference organised by the Senior Pastor of the Covenant Christian Centre, Lagos, Poju Oyemade. The Governor had been invited to speak on the theme “Is Devolution of Powers The Solution To Nigeria’s Problems” alongside Chairman of the[Read More…]

‘I did not blame El-Rufai for Kaduna killings’ – Oshiomhole

The Former national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has denied accusing the Governor of Kaduna state, Nasir El-Rufai, of being responsible for the banditry and killings in the state. Oshiomhole in a statement he personally signed and released on Friday night, noted that a report[Read More…]

‘Facts changed’ – El Rufai reacts to old videos of him criticising Jonathan after Chibok girls kidnap

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai claims “facts have changed” while responding to critics circulating an old video of him criticising the administration of former President, Goodluck Jonathan when students of Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State. In the clip that went viral on Tuesday, El-Rufai who was one of[Read More…]