Constitutional Review: Public Hearing To Hold In Kaduna

The two-day North West zonal public hearing of the Senate Committee on Review of the 1999 Constitution would hold in Kaduna, Wednesday, May 26, under the chairmanship of Sen. Kabir Gaya. Kaduna state government announced in a statement on Monday. The public hearing, being hosted by the State government, would be held at the Hassan […]

Please Help Rescue Our Children — Parents Beg Govt As Wards Clocks 33 Days In Kidnappers Den

Parents and relatives of the remaining 16 kidnapped students and staff of Greenfield University, Kaduna have begged for government’s assistance to rescue them. They said the kidnappers have insisted on N10 million ransom for each of the remaining captives comprising 13 students and three female staff of the university. Bandits on 20th April, 2021 invaded […]

We Know Nothing About Kaduna State Govt’s Plan To Seal Off Our Secretariat —- NUJ

The Nigeria Union of Journalists, Kaduna branch has disassociated itself from the report on the social media, claiming the Kaduna state governments was planning to seal off its secretariat in the state. In a statement released to Gistongist, signed by the chairman of the chapter, Mr Adamu Yusuf, the chapter described the report as mischievous and […]

Kaduna Strike: FG Warns State Govt, Says Due Process Must Be Followed On NLC Matters

Federal Government has directed the Kaduna State Government to follow due process and the “principle of redundancy,” as stipulated in Section 20 of the Labour Act, in its Public Service Revitalization and Renewal Programme, leading to retrenchment and sack of workers. It has also directed the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) that henceforth, there shall be […]

We Did Not Remove Oxygen From 2-day Old Baby —- Nurses Cries Out

National Association of Nigerian Nurses and Midwives has debunked a report by Kaduna State Government that their members removed oxygen from a two-day old baby during the warning strike. Chairman of the association, Comrade Ishaku Yakubu stated this in a press release distributed to journalists in Kaduna. He said National Association of Nigerian Nurses and […]

We Would Embark On Strike If You Do Not Caution Governor El-Rufai — NUPENG Tells FG

The National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) has threatened to embark on a nationwide strike if the Federal Government (FG) fails to caution the Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, who has declared the leadership of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) wanted. NUPENG made this known in a statement by its National President, Williams […]

Ngige Steps Into Dispute Between Labour Unions, Kaduna State Government

The Federal Government on Tuesday waded into the ongoing face-off between the Kaduna state government and labour unions. A statement signed by the Deputy Director of Press and Public Relations at the Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment, appealed to both parties to “immediately ceasefire”. “We are not unaware of what is going on in […]

El-Rufai Dares NLC, Says They Can Go Ahead With Strike If They Like

Kaduna Governor Nasir El-Rufai and the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) are gearing up for a showdown following a directive by the labour union to all its affiliates to join the five-day warning strike. The warning strike, which starts by midnight on Sunday, is in protest against mass disengagement and other alleged anti-labour policies of the […]

We Are Working To Bring End To Insecurity – El-Rufai

Governor of Kaduna State, Malam Nasiru Elrufai has urged every resident of the state to uphold peace and harmony for the socio economic development of the state. He stated this in an interview with newsmen shortly after observing Eid Prayer in Zaria, Kaduna State. Governor Nasiru Elrufai who Congratulated the Muslim Ummah for the completion […]

Greenfield Students: Bandits’ Deadline For Payment Of Ransom Expires

Parents of the abducted students of Greenfield University Kaduna who were recently kidnapped from their hostel by gunmen suspected to be bandits are currently in confusion as the fate of their children remain unknown amid threat by the abductors to execute the victims after the Tuesday deadline. About 22 students were abducted from the university […]