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7 Dec 2019
A managing partner of a Kaduna based law firm has accused the state police command of harassing and intimidating her. Lawyers to Gloria Mabeiam Ballason of Mive Legals and the lead counsel to Chidi Odinkalu in a suit involving the former chairman and Kaduna State governor Nasir El-Rufai said men of the State Criminal Investigation…
27 Sep 2019
The All Progressives Congress has accused the opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) of sponsoring 2023 campaign posters of some members of the ruling party to cause confusion. "We are not engaging in any other activity about 2023 elections and wherever you see such (posters) you can be sure they are from mischief-makers," APC spokesman Lanre…
9 Sep 2019
Kaduna Governorship Election Petition Tribunal Monday upheld the election of the State's governor Nasir El-Rufai. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its governorship candidate, Alhaji Isah Ashiru filed an application seeking a recount of the votes cast during the March 9 election in the state. El-Rufai, a candidate of the All Progressives Congress, polled total…
7 Aug 2019
The Kaduna State Wednesday said it will file an appeal against the medical leave permission granted by the State's High Court to the leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, Sheikh El-Zakzaky, and his wife, Zeenat. "In compliance with the court order granting the request for medical leave under the strict supervision of the Kaduna…
12 Jul 2019
Kaduna State governor Mallam Nasir El-Rufai Friday swore in new commissioners in the state. "Following the confirmation of his commissioner-nominees, Malam Nasir @elrufai is today swearing-in the new members of the Kaduna State Executive Council," the state's twitter handle stated. "The first batch of commissioners sworn-in are signing their job descriptions." Hafsat Baba, one of…
16 Apr 2019
The Kaduna State governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has directed all political appointees in the state to resign from office on or before April 30th. "As he commences selecting the team for his second term in office, governor Nasir El-Rufai has directed all political appointees to submit letters of resignation by 30th April 2019," El-Rufai's spokesman Samuel…
19 Feb 2019
Kaduna state governor Nasir El- Rufai on Tuesday said about 130 persons died in Kajuru villages attack and not 60 as he previously announced. El-Rufai on Friday, February 15 said “just yesterday, I got a report of the killing of about 66 Fulani at Maro in Kajuru Local Government." However, after a security council meeting…
7 Feb 2019
The office of Nigeria's president Muhammadu Buhari has said the death threat issued to members of the international community by Kaduna State governor Nasir El-Rufai was in the interest of the country. El-Rufai had threatened that foreigners that look to intervene in Nigeria’s forthcoming election will leave in “body bags” while speaking on National Television…
17 Jan 2019
Kaduna state governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has called on the Nigerian government to grant autonomy of resources to states and local governments in the country. El-Rufai made the plea while speaking on theme “Nigeria: Achieving National Unity Through Peaceful Restructuring” at the birthday celebration of a former governor of Osun state and a chieftain of the…
16 Nov 2018
Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has explained how the Nigerian government spends about N3.5 million on a monthly basis to feed the detained leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky since December 2015. Nigeria's information minister Lai Mohammed, in a video that went viral, claimed that the government spends N3.5m monthly…
9 Nov 2018
Kaduna state governor, Nasir El-Rufai, Friday accused the running mate of Atiku Abubakar, the People's Democratic Party presidential candidate, Peter Obi, of being tribalistic. El-Rufai, a ruling All Progressives Congress governor, was reacting to a part of an OP-ed on the Leadership Newspaper quoted by the Coalition of Buhari-Osibanjo Movement. The article titled "Peter Obi,…
30 Oct 2018
Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday advised Kaduna state Governor Nasir El-Rufai that equality of opportunity, the creation of jobs and upholding law and order would prevent further crisis in the state. Buhari gave the advice during his condolence visit to Kaduna state where many people died after attacks by unknown gunmen. The attacks made…

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