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

Hon. Jafaru Ibrahim Sani: An Iconic leader, people-driven politician

August 13, 2023 Nazifi Dantala, Esq 0

In the dynamic world of civil service and politics, few individuals leave a mark as indelible as Honorable Jafaru Ibrahim Sani. A true embodiment of dedication, integrity, and public service, Honorable Sani’s contributions have not only transformed Kaduna state but also set an inspiring example for generations to come. Hailing from a lineage of distinguished civil servants, Honorable Sani inherited 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

Again, El-Rufai sacks top government officials

May 27, 2023 Admin III 0

Kaduna state governor, Nasir El-rufai, has terminated the employment of three officials within the Kaduna state government. This was disclosed in a statement by the governor’s Special Adviser on Media and Communication, Muyiwa Adekeye, on Friday. The decision to dismiss the government employees follows the governor’s recent declaration that he would not hesitate to remove any worker found guilty of Read More

El-Rufai speaks on returning as FCT Minister

May 10, 2023 Admin III 0

The governor of Kaduna state, Nasir El-Rufai has dismissed speculations about his possible appointment as the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) , Minister in the incoming government of President-elect, Bola Ahmed Tinubu. El-Rufai, who previously held the FCT ministerial position from 2003 to 2007 during the administration of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, reacted to this claim while speaking at a policy Read More

El-Rufai calls for immediate removal of fuel subsidy

November 15, 2022 Admin III 0

Kaduna state governor, Nasir El-Rufai has called on the federal government to remove fuel subsidy immediately. The governor spoke at the “State-of-the-State” session at the on-going NESG, on Monday in Abuja. When asked during the session that what should be the priority of the government, the governor said, “remove fuel subsidy immediately.” The governor said his colleagues across the federation had agreed that Read More

El-Rufa’i, Sanusi and NNPCL: Between fact and fallacy

October 19, 2022 Mide Dosu 0

It is not a co-incidence that Sanusi Lamido Sanusi and Nasir El-Rufai are not only childhood friends but also long-term allies who think alike and act alike. They seem to have too many things in common. They were contemporaries at the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria where they both graduated. They were both extremely brilliant students who have over the Read More

2023: Trouble in Kaduna APC as 13,000 members join PDP

September 17, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Over 13,000 members of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Saturday, dumped the ruling party and joined the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Southern Kaduna. Treasurer of the opposition party, North-West, Hon. Rabiu Bakori, who formally received the new members on behalf of the North-West Zonal PDP Chairman, Sen. Hayyatu Gwarzo, in Zonkwa, said for the party to win election come Read More

Letter to Governor Nasir El-Rufai

August 24, 2022 Admin III 0

Your Excellency Sir, Just of recent, you boastfully said that your administration granted N219 million scholarship to 1,251 students in the state owned tertiary institutions. You also claimed that you abolished the old scholarship scheme, were previous governments paid between N10,000 and N20,000 to students annually, and replaced it with a model that covers their entire tuition fees and upkeep Read More

Letter to Gov Nasir El-Rufai

August 16, 2022 Admin III 0

Your Excellency Sir, Just of recent, you boastfully said that your administration granted N219 million scholarship to 1,251 students in the state owned tertiary institutions. You also claimed that you abolished the old scholarship scheme, were previous governments paid between N10,000 and N20,000 to students annually, and replaced it with a model that covers their entire tuition fees and upkeep Read More

In new video, terrorists torture abducted train passengers, threaten Buhari, El-Rufai

July 24, 2022 Admin III 0

A fresh video circulating online has revealed where terrorists subjected those they attacked and abducted from a moving train some months ago in Kaduna state. The disturbing video clip showed the terrorists flogging their victims mercilessly after they earlier threatened to kill the remaining persons left in their custody. The viral video recorded in Hausa language and seen by Blueprint, Read More

El-Rufa’i has shown that govt can work – Akumazi

June 18, 2022 Chamba Simeh, Abuja 0

Mr. Martins Akumazi is the Special Adviser to Governor Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai of Kaduna state on Project Implementation and Result Delivery. He was also Special Assistant to El-Rufai as the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Akumazi is a certified member of the Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (NIQS), and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) in the United Read More

Breaking: Fresh crisis rocks APC-NWC over Adamu’s decisions on presidential primary, others

May 28, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Fresh crisis is currently brewing in National Working Committee (NWC) of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) over alleged unilateral decisions being taking by the national chairman Senator Abdullahi Adamu. A leaked letter addressed to the national chairman by the North-west National Vice Chairman of the party, Mallam Salihu Moh Lukman, warned that “if care was no taken, Adamu-led NWC Read More

In Kaduna, El-Rufai bans religious protests, reveals what will happen to violators 

Kaduna state government on Saturday placed indefinite ban on religious protests across the state, while warning that violators will be prosecuted accordingly.  This follows the killing and burning of a lady in Sokoto state by irate youth for allegedly making a blasphemous statement against Prophet Muhammad (SAW).  According to a statement signed by the Kaduna state Commissioner for Internal Security Read More

Kaduna: Shabaan tackles El-rufai for annointing Uba Sani as successor

May 11, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Kaduna state governorship aspirant on the platform of the All progressive congress (APC), Alhaji Sani Mahmoud Shaaban has faulted the decision of governor Ahmad Nasir el-Rufai to anoint Senator representing Kaduna North, Uba Sani as his preferred successor and candidate of the party. This is as the Kano state governor, Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje and his anionted successor, Nasir Yusuf Read More

Kaduna: 17 children obtain APC governorship nomination forms for Shaaban

April 28, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The seventeen children of a former House of Representatives member from Zaria, Hon. Sani Mohammed Shaaban, have purchased a governorship nomination forms for their father to contest the ticket of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). The children believe that their father has what it takes to move Kaduna state forward from where governor Nasir El-rufai will stop in 2023. Read More

Insecurity: CAN counters El-Rufai on foreign mercenaries

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Kaduna state chapter has stated that contrary to Governor Nasir el-Rufai’s stance that Governors would invite foreign mercenaries to fight bandits, only the President and Commander-in-chief has that authority. CAN chairman in the state, Rev. John Joseph Hayab, said in a statement on Saturday that, “the attention of CAN Kaduna state has been drawn Read More

Beyond the Kaduna security report

February 17, 2022 Godwin Njoku 0

The Kaduna state government, under the leadership of Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, has worked harder to curb insecurity than any other state of the federation. The governor himself has shown more commitment than any of his peers in the search for better ways to curtail the menace of terrorism and sundry criminalities across the nooks and crannies of Nigeria. Constitutionally, security Read More

Mr. President’s visit to Kaduna state – beyond roads

January 29, 2022 Admin III 0

President Muhammadu Buhari’s two-day working visit to Kaduna state, January 20 to 21, put Governor Nasir El-Rufai and his regime in the spotlight.  The scorecard looked impressive, at least, to all dispassionate observers, including Mr. President himself, who had the privilege of cutting several tapes to inaugurate legacy projects across Kaduna’s three senatorial districts. In other states visited, it was always restricted to the state capital.  Within Kaduna metropolis, the President formally commissioned seven transformational projects executed under the statewide Urban Renewal Programme. Read More

Kaduna APC women leader doles out aids

October 26, 2021 Correspondent 0

Barely two weeks of their inauguration, the newly elected All Progressives Congress, APC, women leader in Kaduna state, Hajiya Maryam Sulaiman, popularly known as Mai Rusau, has called on the citizens to exercise patience and tolerance on Governor Nasir El-Rufai’s implementation of urban renewal programme. She made the remark while distributing food items to hospital patients, orphans and prison inmates Read More

Expose people behind banditry in Nigeria, council tells FG

October 24, 2021 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

Northern States Council Secretary of Ansar-ud-Deen Society, Alhaji Isiaq Sanni, has urged the federal government to expose the sponsors and people supporting banditry in Nigeria for an enduring solution to the security challenge. The call came just as Speakers of the 36 states Houses of Assembly rose from their forum’s meeting in Katsina to support the call by the National Read More

Searching for a suitable vepee candidate from the North

October 13, 2021 Salihu Isa Nataro 0

A consensus is steadily building among the progressive members of the political class who are fair, just, equitable and who continue to believe in one united and strong Nigeriain favour of Vice president YemiOsinbajo becoming the presidential candidate of the ruling APC in 2023 and he eventually becoming the president of the country itself. This is especially so among the Read More