Tag: el rufai

Toluwanimi OnakoyaAugust 21, 2020

UK to replace expired visa of Nigerians for free, FG approves N13bn for take-off of community policing | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

The British High Commission in Nigeria has declared that it will replace the 30-day visa of individuals that were supposed ...

Toluwanimi OnakoyaJuly 25, 2020

How many deaths will it take for succour to finally arrive in Southern Kaduna?

Bandit attack? Check! Gruesome massacre pictures? Check! Social media outrage? Check! Trending hashtag? Check! Intentional change?… Intentional change?. The rash ...

Bernard DayoAugust 27, 2019

5 Things that Should Matter Today: Kaduna will start payment of new minimum wage from September 1

The Kaduna state government has announced that it will start payment of the new minimum wage of N30,000 wage as ...

EditorAugust 13, 2019

At long last, leader of IMN, El-Zakzaky leaves for India for treatment

It has taken nearly four years of negotiations, protests, false starts and blatant defiance of the rule of law, but ...

Bernard DayoJune 25, 2019

The Big 5: Court orders arrest of Innoson Motors chairman, others; Amosun surrenders 1000 AK47 rifles, 4 million bullets acquired before 2019 elections | Other top stories

Here are the stories that you should be monitoring today: Banks to to be recapitalised – Emefiele The Governor of ...

Bernard DayoApril 5, 2019

The Late 5: Suspected killers of LUTH doctor, Stephen Urueye, arrested by Lagos Police; Embattled CJN Onnoghen resigns | Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: Embattled CJN Onnoghen resigns Suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, has ...

Bernard DayoFebruary 9, 2019

ASUU suspend 3-month old strike, Boko Haram attacks Adamawa town and other stories that made the headlines this week

Here are the top stories that made the headlines this week: Atiku not Nigerian, caused Ekwueme’s presidential loss in 1999 ...

Bernard DayoFebruary 6, 2019

The Late 5: ASUU, FG to hold reconciliatory meeting; 410, 000 IDPs to vote in Borno camps – INEC | Other top stories

Here are stories that drove conversation today: 410, 000 IDPs to vote in Borno camps – INEC The Independent National ...

Bernard DayoFebruary 1, 2019

The Late 5: ASUU strike continues as meeting with FG ends in a deadlock; Patience Jonathan loses N1 billion to FG | Other top stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: ASUU strike continues as meeting with FG ends in a deadlock The ...

Bernard DayoJanuary 28, 2019

The Big 5: Protesters give Buhari seven days to recall suspended CJN Onnoghen; PDP plans to disrupt 2019 elections – El Rufai | Other top stories

Here are the top stories you should be monitoring today: Protesters give Buhari seven days to recall suspended CJN Onnoghen ...

Alexander OnukwueMay 8, 2018

How did Sani become the voice of reason in El-Rufai’s Kaduna?

By referring to the three Senators from Kaduna state as “useless opportunists” and calling for their heads and beard to ...

tosin adesinaFebruary 27, 2018

[The Injustice Blog] President Buhari showed how out of touch he is at last week’s council meeting

One of the inadequacies of the Muhammadu Buhari Presidency is how it has managed to sustain a level of disconnect ...

tosin adesinaJanuary 13, 2018

[The Injustice Blog] Performance of Zamfara in NECO just Vindicated El-Rufai

One of the most controversial events of 2017 was the revelation by the Kaduna State Governor Mallam Nasir El-Rufai that ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 13, 2017

Fisayo Soyombo: El-Rufai and Shehu Sani’s feud is our problem too. Here is why

by ‘Fisayo Soyombo   For as long as one is the Governor of Kaduna State and the other is obsessed ...

EzinneNovember 11, 2017

The Thread: Here’s the single most important factor that can determine student success

During the course of the week, Governor el Rufai was in the news again for proposing to sack 22,000 primry ...

EzinneNovember 10, 2017

The Thread: Is this the real reason Nigerians are celebrating el-Rufai?

Yesterday, Twitter Nigeria was divided over El Rufai’s decision to sack 22,000 Primary School Teachers who had failed the Kaduna ...

EzinneNovember 9, 2017

The Thread: These are the test questions Kaduna primary school teachers failed | El Rufai releases scripts

Following the ruckus on Twitter over Gov El Rufai sacking 21,000 teachers who failed the Primary 4 competency test, the ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 9, 2017

“Why should our children sacrifice for teachers”? | 3 Takeaways from Joachim MacEbong’s article on El Rufai’s teacher crisis

Governor El Rufai is a controversial political figure by any standard. He caused a ruckus on Twitter during the Southern ...

EzinneOctober 27, 2017

The Thread: “Courageous declaration” “El Rufai, pay Audu asap” | Court gives judgement in Audu Maikori’s favour. Twitter reacts

CEO of Chocolate City Entertainment, Audu Maikori got some good news today. READ: #Breaking: Fed Hi Court, Abuja holds @Audu's ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 12, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: What El Rufai seems to be missing about his teacher palaver

by Pius Adesanmi At the end of my inauguration lecture for Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai two years ago, the first person ...

EzinneSeptember 7, 2017

Today’s Noisemakers: Ebube, Feyi Fawehinmi, Demola Olarewaju and others [The Atiku-El Rufai 2019 debate]

Every day on the Nigerian internet, there are people who keep our eyes glued to our phone screens as we ...

Op-ed EditorAugust 29, 2017

Opinion: Governor El Rufai has made Kaduna the yardstick for education in the North

by Jubril Abdullahi   When Governor Nasir El-Rufai recently disclosed that his government would spend over N45 billion on education ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 22, 2017

Gov El-Rufai leads grand rally to celebrate Buhari’s return (PHOTOS)

Having banned all forms of procession and rallies on roads and public facilities by individuals or organisations, the governor of ...

EzinneAugust 11, 2017

The Thread: “Atiku, Fayose, Fashola, El Rufai can’t help us” | Ayo Sogunro makes a case for fresh blood

Since Independence, Nigeria has been regurgitating the same old crop of politicians in Military attire pushing military ideologies. Even when ...

RoqeebahJuly 9, 2017

“Evans Vanishes”, “So, why are we wasting our time? Let us move on…” | Our top 10 quotes from the past week

This week eh! So much drama. Not only did we come within five minutes of having a new Commander-in-Chief (Acting), Lagos also got terribly ...

Op-ed EditorJuly 5, 2017

Gimba Kakanda: The KABAFEST Dilemma

by Gimba Kakanda Our usually polarised literary community was chaotic this week as a tribe of writers entered the final ...

Op-ed EditorJuly 3, 2017

Opinion: Between El Rufai’s lies and the “Restructuralists”’ realism

by Jude Ndukwe In an interview granted Channels Television recently, El Rufai in his usual manner sounded rash, brash, saucy, ...

Op-ed EditorJune 24, 2017

Reno Omokri: El Rufai, Tunde Bakare and the groove from Timex Social Club

by Reno Omokri I never thought I would live to see the day that Sahara Reporters would publish a story ...

Op-ed EditorJune 22, 2017

Moses Ochonu: El Rufai, corruption and the mask of “competence”

by Moses Ochonu So, per Saharareporters.com, Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna State, who is perhaps Nigeria’s most intolerant and autocratic ...

Op-ed EditorJune 9, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: 9 Big takeaways from the Kaduna declaration

by Pius Adesanmi. 1. A lot of emotion is clouding interventions in what ought to be a rather straightforward matter ...

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