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5 Feb 2021
The move by Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State and the family of the late Head of State, Gen. Sani Abacha, to settle out of court over the demolished Durbar Hotel hit the rocks yesterday.
25 Jan 2021
The director General of the progressive Governors forum (PGF), Dr Salihu Lukman has reiterated the need for the implementation of the Governor Nasir Ahmad el-Rufai led All progressive congress (APC) Committee on True Federalism. Lukman in a statement argued that the implementation of the report would avert the reccurrence of the circumstances that led to…
9 Nov 2020
Gov. Nasir El Rufai of Kaduna State has said that the appointment of Ahmad Bamalli as the 19th Emir of Zazzau was an opportunity to redress a colonial injustice. The governor made this known during the presentation of staff of office to the traditional ruler on Monday. He recalled that the Emir’s grandfather, Aliyu Dan-Sidi…
8 Sep 2020
Kaduna State governor, Nasir El-Rufai on Monday said the government spends N400,000 to treat each COVID-19 patient. El-Rufai made the disclosure at an executive meeting with traditional rulers in Kaduna. “It costs about N400,000 to treat one coronavirus patient. They have to be isolated and fed. The cost of medicine has increased, even the personal…
6 Sep 2020
Why has conflict resolution been a ticklish subject in Africa’s most populous black nation? Why has peacebuilding been as difficult as forcing a stream to flow uphill in the world’s most populous black nation? I have been asking this question and no one has bothered to educate me. I need help. Why has an Institute…
31 Aug 2020
The Kaduna State Government on Monday denied being involved in the abduction of a government critic, Abubakar Idris, popularly known as Dadiyata. “The Kaduna State Ministry of Justice wishes to state emphatically that the Kaduna State Government has no idea of the whereabouts of or any involvement whatsoever in the reported abduction of Abubakar Idris…
31 Aug 2020
Indeed, in the strange intoxication that twilight serves, strange tastes are ladled out. In a juddering underestimation of the sensibilities of Nigerian lawyers, the Paul Usoro –led exco of the Nigeria Bar Association, now in its twilight, extended an invitation to beleaguered Kaduna state governor Nasir El-Rufai to address the 60th Annual General Conference of…
31 Aug 2020
ABU shuts down NBAIS in Zaria SOKIPEP urges el-Rufia to do more for victims of attacks Kaduna metropolis was thrown into panic yesterday, as armed policemen clashed with Shiites who were on procession. Two people were feared dead and others injured. Officials of Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) condemned the decision by the police to…
28 Aug 2020
The Muslim Lawyers Association of Nigeria (MULAN) has frowned at the dis-invitation of the Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai as a speaker in a Panel Session at the forthcoming 2020 Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Annual General Conference (AGC). The Association stated that the leadership and critical stakeholders of MULAN had seriously constrained itself…
20 Aug 2020
Nigerians in the diaspora have protested against the killings in southern Kaduna, and have asked the international community to prevail on President Muhammadu Buhari to stop what they described as ‘genocide,’ and state-sponsored’ killings of Christians by Fulani herdsmen. The protesters urged the federal government to declare Fulani herdsmen a terrorist organisation. Organised by the…
22 May 2020
...Arrests 30 Vehicles from Kaduna Kano State Government has directed security surveillance against infiltration of criminals and bandits from Kaduna into Kano. Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje who issued the directive to the state inter-state movement security committee declared that Kano cannot afford to contain "floods of kidnappers, armed robbers, cattle rustlers and vanguards of religious…
22 Apr 2020
Kaduna State governor Nasir El-Rufai on Wednesday made the use of face mask by residents compulsory to prevent the spread of coronavirus. "I have issued another amendment to the Quarantine Regulations requiring everyone in the State to wear a face mask when going out of the home or workplace for any reason," El-Rufai said in…

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