Alhamdulillah El-Rufai won’t be minister again

August 24, 2023 Saadu Umar 0

Thank God, Nasir El-Rufai’s failed to secure the senate’s confirmation and is reported to have withdrawn his nomination as minister in Tinubu’s government. Make no mistake, I love El-Rufai but loathe his neo-liberal policies. When El-Rufai, the diminutive former governor of Kaduna state spoke in the senate during his confirmation screening, his words sent chills down my spine. The small Read More

Reggae song: Shehu Sani hits El-Rufai

August 21, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Former federal lawmaker, Shehu Sani, has mocked the immediate past governor of Kaduna state, Nasir El-Rufai. El-Rufai had earlier revealed that Bob Marley, a late Jamaican legend, was responsible for his love of reggae music. El-Rufai stated this on his handle on X (formerly Twitter) on Sunday. He tweeted, “Bob Marley of the blessed memory is one of most talented Read More

Some forces don’t want El-Rufai as Minister under Tinubu – Imams

August 11, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

The Council of Imams and Ulamas in Kaduna State has alleged that there are people behind the non-confirmation of former governor of the state, Nasir El-Rufai, by the Senate for ministerial appointment. According to the clerics, “some individuals who are jittery over El-Rufai “s appointment and towering political profile are behind his ordeal.” Recall that El-Rufai was one of the nominees for Read More

Bello El-Rufai: The youngest legislator to watch

June 14, 2023 Mukhtar Jarmajo, 0

Bello El-Rufai, the member, House of Representatives for Kaduna North, is set to make a mark in the 10th National Assembly. In a recent interview with Channels TV, Bello showcased his humility, political acumen, and team spirit, making it clear that he is well-prepared for the task ahead. Although he admitted no one can be fully prepared for the NASS, Read More

El-Rufai, how do we say goodbye?

May 27, 2023 Ayuba Ahmad 0

If it were possible for men to turn back the hands of the clock, if it were within us to slow down the march of time, majority of the people of Kaduna state would have at this point pushed back the progress of time by four years. Or more. A few days to May 29, most of us in Kaduna Read More

El-Rufai, Sani win polling units for APC

March 19, 2023 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna state has won his Polling Unit 024 Ungwan Sarki, Kaduna for the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Saturday’s governorship and state assembly elections. The Presiding Officer Haruna Shafiu who announced the results, said the APC gubernatorial candidate, Sen. Uba Sani polled 257 votes as against the PDP candidate, Isa Ashiru, who scored 81 votes in Read More

Kaduna pensioners thumb up el-Rufai, urge continuity

March 8, 2023 By AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

Kaduna state chapter of Nigerian Union of Pensioners (NUP) has restated its support for Governor Nasir el-Rufai’s administration and promised to vote for the candidate that will sustain his legacies. The union commended the el-Rufai administration for not only aligning pension with the minimum wage of N30,000 monthly, adding that the state government pays the entitlements of its members promptly. Read More

JUSUN threatens legal action against El-Rufai over attacked on Judiciary 

February 6, 2023 Moses John 0

The Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) on Sunday threatened to take a drastic steps, including legal action against Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, over “his attack on Judiciary”. National President of JUSUN, Comrade Marwan Mustapha Adamu, in a statement described the hovernor as “an enemy of democracy”. Comrade Adamu while calling on well meaning Nigerians to prevail on the Read More

El-Rufa’i vs foes: Who will laugh last?

February 2, 2023 Abdu Abdullahi Ringim 0

“Do not buy the enemy of one man for the love of a thousand men.” – Al-Hassan Malam Nasir El-Rufa’i, Kaduna state’s controversial governor, is always enchanting to be living in a world of abnormalities without minding the consequences. From what will be highlighted below, El-Rufa’i is uniquely obsessed with enemy creation and imagination to foster his political beliefs that Read More

El-Rufai secures $6m loan for Kaduna light rail

December 16, 2022 AbdulRaheem Aodu Kaduna 0

Kaduna state government has secured a $6 million loan from Indian Xing Bank to build the Kaduna light rail from Rigachikun to Maraban Rido and French concessionary line of credit to build Bus Rapid Transit (BRT), Governor Nasir el-Rufai has disclosed. Addressing the ground breaking of BRT in Kaduna, Governor el-Rufai said as part of the state government’s efforts to Read More

VIDEO: Tinubu thrills guests with Buga dance in London

December 6, 2022 Admin III 0

The All Progressives Congress candidate, Bola Tinubu has showed his dancing skills after an outing at the Chatham house in London. In a video posted on Twiu by the spokesperson of the party’s presidential campaign organisatio, Festus Keyamo. Tinubu thrilled guests alongside the governor of Kaduna state, Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai with Kizz Daniels hit song, Buga.

Again, El-Rufai mocks Obidients’

October 16, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

The governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai, has mocked supporters of the Labour Party presidential candidate, Peter Obi, while reacting to a tweep by user, Jeff Philips, that Obi is inconsistent in some of his claims during interviews on television programs. Jeff earlier posted with a caption that, “Watch these videos…Obi deflects and lies so much that he forgets which Read More

Re: Irrational and inconsistent, the results of el-Rufai’s policies in Kaduna

September 14, 2022 Danjuma Musa 0

Dr. Nasir Aminu’s article “Irrational and inconsistent, the results of El-Rufai’s policies in Kaduna”, published in Sahara Reporters and several other online platforms, undoubtedly gained traction, largely because he lectures in Cardiff Metropolitan University, United Kingdom. But like it’s often stated, the hood doesn’t make the monk. Unfortunately, Aminu, hoodwinked hisreaders with the fact that being a lecturer in the Read More

2023 Presidency: Lawmaker Leke Abejide hails Tinubu, congratulates Faleke, Lalong on their Appointment as PCC Secretary and DG

August 15, 2022 Onaja Johnson 0

The lawmaker representing Yagba Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Elder Leke Abejide, who is seen as the ‘Asiwaju’ of Yagba land, has commended the appointment of the Plateau State Governor, Rt. Hon Simon Lalong, and Member Representing Ikeja Federal Constituency, Chief James Faleke, as Director-general and secretary, respectively, of the All Progressives Congress (APC) 2023 Presidential Campaign Council. Read More

Between intelligence production and uttilisation

August 4, 2022 Mfon Umana 0

The former Minister of Transport, Hon Rotimi Amaechi and the governor of Kaduna state, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, were both reported to have stated that, there were intelligence reports prior to the train attack of 28th March, 2022. The then minister even added that failure to act on the intelligence alert particularly the non-release of funds, to procure technical monitoring equipment Read More

Kaduna government declares 3-day public holiday for voter registration

July 26, 2022 Admin III 0

The Kaduna state government has declared a three-day public holiday for residents to complete their voter registration. A statement signed by the special adviser to the governor on media and communication, Muyiwa Adekeye, Monday, stated that the public holiday commences from July 27 to July 29. “The Kaduna State Government has appealed to residents of the state to register to Read More

Stop using your children for hawking, el-Rufai’s wife tells mothers

June 7, 2022 Ahmid Lawal 0

Wife of the Kaduna state governor, Ummi el-Rufai has urged parents, especially mothers to restrict their children from hawking in order to reduce the high rate of-out-of school children. She made the appeal in an interview with newsmen shortly after celebrating the 2022 Children’s Day at Access Bank – Fifth Chukker Primary School in Maraban Jos, Kaduna, Saturday. Ummi stressed Read More

2023 elections: The vindication of El-Rufai

May 22, 2022 Emmanuel Ado 0

“Have patience awhile; slanders are not long-lives. Truth is the child of time, erelong she shall appear to vindicate thee”. – Immanuel Kant, German philosopher. Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna state, in an earthshaking interview with the Vanguard newspaper on February 24, 2020, had unequivocally thrown his considerable weight behind a southern presidency, after eight years of President Muhammadu Buhari. Read More

Insecurity: El-Rufai proposes demolition, relocation of 3 communities along Kaduna- Abuja highway

Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna state has proposed the clearance and relocation of Katari, Rijana and Akilibu communities along the Kaduna-Abuja highway, saying that they harbour criminals and informants. Speaking after receiving the first quarter 2022 security report which said 360 persons were killed and 1,389 others kidnapped in the state between January and March 2022, the governor said Boko Read More

El-Rufai, Jekada and the enviable profile of APC in Kaduna state

May 17, 2022 James Jonah 0

The inauguration of state chairmen of the All Progressives Congress, APC, by the Mala Mai Buni led CECC on February 3, 2022, at the national secretariat of the party and the subsequent election of Senator Abdullahi Adamu as substantive national chairman might have come and gone but the fact remains that no fewer than 12 state chapters of APC are Read More

El-Rufai, Dangote, others condole with Shettima’s family

May 16, 2022 Ahmid Lawal 0

The Nigerian elite have turned Kaduna state into a Mecca in honour of late Bukar Shettima, a retired police chief, who died at the age of 94. Among the notable Nigerians who paid condolence visit to the family of the deceased include: Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna state, former Vice President Namadi Sambo, Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger state, Read More

El-Rufai, G19 and the ‘Victory’ of Buni

March 22, 2022 Emmanuel Ado 0

Rather than castigate Mai Mala Buni, governor of the backwater Yobe state, who has shown more preference for the chairmanship of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (APC-CECPC), to providing leadership for the good people of Yobe state, and putting him in the dock for high crimes against the APC, a section of the media is Read More

El-Rufai cries out to Buhari: Give us North West Theatre Command to tackle terrorists

February 2, 2022 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

Kaduna state Governor Nasir el-Rufai has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to create a theatre command in the North West region to tackle banditry, noting that nine people were kidnapped daily in Kaduna state on the average. Following the pronouncement of a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja declaring bandits, kidnappers and gunmen as terrorists, the federal government gazetted the order. With Read More