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17 Apr 2020
Bello El-Rufai, one of the sons of the governor of Kaduna, Nasir El-Rufai, on Friday apologised for his sexual violence threats and ethnocentric statement on social media. Bello's apology came five days after he engaged in a spat with a Twitter user @thanos_zer. "A few days ago I made a comment that was wrong, unbecoming…
28 Mar 2020
Kaduna State governor, Nasir El-Rufai has tested positive for coronavirus. "Earlier this week, I submitted a sample for the Covid-19 test," El-Rufai said in a video posted on Twitter on Saturday. "The result came in this evening, and I regret to say that it is positive." The governor said he is already in self-isolation as…
13 Mar 2020
Deposed Kano emir Muhammadu Sanusi in the company of Kaduna State governor Nasir El-Rufai on Friday left Awe, a community in Nassarawa State where he was exiled by the Kano State Government. Sanusi has been resident in the community for over four days since the Kano Government dethroned him and consequently evicted him from the…
13 Mar 2020
Deposed Kano emir Muhammadu Sanusi is likely to leave Awe, a community in Nassarawa State, where he is exiled by the Kano State Government. Sanusi has been resident in the community for over four days since the Kano Government dethroned him and consequently evicted him from the palace. The deposed emir has been kept in…
13 Mar 2020
The dethroned emir of Kano Saunis Lamido Sanusi had on Friday led a Juma'at prayer at the Awe central mosque where he is taking his refuge in the state. Sanusi, who was accompanied by the Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, the emir of Awe, Isa Abubakar Umar in the company of other dignitaries arrived…
13 Mar 2020
Kaduna State governor Nasir El-Rufai on Friday visited the deposed Kano Emir Muhammadu Sanusi at Awe, Nassarawa State, where he was exiled to by the Kano State Government. Kano State Government on Monday removed Sanusi as emir of the Kano emirate after six years on the throne. Secretary to the state government Usman Alhaji said…
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…

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