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Fed Govt Paying Higher Fuel Subsidy Costs Than Previously – el-Rufai

Former Kaduna State Governor, Nasir el-Rufai, has pointed out that the Federal Government is now spending more on fuel subsidy than it did before. El-Rufai made this observation while addressing journalists after presenting the lead paper at a capacity-building workshop on Policy Implementation and Human Resource Management for political appointees in Maiduguri. He stated, “The […]

Politics

El-Rufai Sparks Speculation by Meeting SDP Leaders in Abuja

Nasir el-Rufai, former Kaduna State Governor and prominent figure in the All Progressives Congress (APC), has raised eyebrows by attending a significant gathering with leaders of the Social Democratic Party (SDP). The emergence of images and videos from this meeting has ignited discussions about el-Rufai’s potential political ambitions. Reports indicate that the former Kaduna Governor […]

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“Your Best Friend Could Be Your Worst Enemy” – el-Rufai

Nasir el-Rufai is relishing his love for a Bob Marley soundtrack that decried betrayal by close friends and allies, days after he was forced to abandon his ministerial bid over insidious attacks from Nuhu Ribadu and the backstabbing he suffered from his political protege and Kaduna governor Uba Sani.  Nasir el-Rufai, the former governor of Kaduna State, […]

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Senate Confirms 45 Ministerial Nominees; Rejects el-Rufai, 2 Others

After a week of intense scrutiny for some and brief introductions for others, the Senate has concluded the screening process for 45 out of the 48 ministerial nominees presented by President Bola Tinubu. These nominees have been confirmed as cabinet members. During a series of voice votes, Senate President Godswill Akpabio confirmed the nominations, while […]

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How Ex-Gov Matawalle, Me Used Religion To Give Tinubu Victory – el-rufa’i

The former Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai, has said that he, Matawalle and some northern governors used religion as a political tool to give victory to Asiwaju Bola Tinubu in the 2023 presidential election. According to the former governor, the decision to use religion as a political strategy was to help tackle the issue […]

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Don’t Set Nigeria On Fire – APC Chieftain Warns el-Rufai Over Fresh Claims

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Plateau State, Samuel Kwamkur, on Sunday, in Jos, warned former Governor Nasir El-Rufai not to set Nigeria on fire with his careless utterances Speaking at a press briefing, Kwankur, a former National Director of the Christian Association of Nigeria, was reacting to statements credited to the […]

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Ex-Gov el-Rufai Blames Buhari For Terrorism, Banditry in Nigeria

Former Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir el-Rufai, has blamed ex-President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration for its inability to curb terrorism, noting that the ex-leader allegedly spurned the piece of advice he gave him to contain the crisis. He spoke during the inauguration of his successor, Senator Uba Sani, in Kaduna, yesterday. El-Rufai said: “In 2017, I […]

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El-Rufai Admits Leaving $577.32million, N64.54billion Debts For Successor

Former Kaduna State governor, Nasir el-rufai, has admitted that his administration left behind financial liabilities to the tune of $577.32million foreign debt, N64.54billion domestic debt and other contingent liabilities of N16.06billion for the new governor, Senator Uba Sani. He disclosed this in his farewell speech at the swearing in ceremony of the new governor in […]

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Governor Uba Sani Renames Kaduna Major Street After el-Rufai

Governor Uba Sani of Kaduna State has renamed a major street after his predecessor, Nasir El-Rufai. Concluding his first task after his swearing-in as governor of the state, Sani changed Rabah Road to Nasir El-Rufai Way. The governor further directed the Kaduna Capital Territory Authority (KCTA) to effect the renaming of the 15-kilometre stretch of […]

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BREAKING: el-Rufa’i Marks 9 Makarfi’s Companies For Demolition, Revokes C Of O

Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State has revoked the Right of Occupancy of nine companies belonging to a former Governor, Senator Ahmed Muhammed Makarfi. The affected properties have also been slated for demolition. The notice of revocation and withdrawal of the right of occupancy according to a source had been served to the officials of […]