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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…
30 Oct 2018
Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday said the government would acquire equipment to protect citizens and combat insecurity in the country. Buhari, who spoke during his condolence visit to Kaduna state called on residents of the state to ensure peace. Kaduna was under attack on Friday, October 9, which claimed lives of over 50 persons.…
21 Oct 2018
Nigeria's president Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the communal clashes that have left over 55 persons dead in Kasuwan, Kaduna State. "The violence in Kaduna, which has resulted in the deaths of 55 innocent people, is condemnable", Buhari said in a twitter post on Sunday night. Earlier on Sunday, there was tension in Kaduna metropolis following…
6 Oct 2018
Kaduna State Governor, Nasir el-Rufai, has taken a swipe at the opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) over a controversial comment. The comment, which was attributed to el-Rufai tends to fuel the controversies trailing the decision of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to grant automatic return ticket to a senator, Shehu Sani. A twitter handle identified…
10 Sep 2018
Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), NATO, Sheikh Gumi Market Association and other trade unions have purchased the expression of interest and nomination forms for Kaduna State governor Nasir el-Rufai. The groups on Monday presented the forms to El-Rufai as part of efforts to support the governor's second term bid. The groups have said…
8 May 2018
The death toll from a bloody clash between armed bandits and militiamen over the weekend in northern Nigeria has risen to 71, a traditional ruler told AFP on Tuesday.
12 Dec 2016
The senator representing Kaduna Central zone at the upper chamber, Shehu Sani has said the invasion of his constituency office by thugs was an assassination attempt on his life.

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