News - El Rufai

N259.25bn Signed Into Law For Kaduna State’s 2020 Budget - El-Rufai

1 week ago /
Nation 

Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir El Rufai on Monday signed the state’s 2020 budget of N259.25bn into law.

President Muhammadu Buhari Promises Security During Elections

9 months ago /
Politics 

President Muhammadu Buhari has promised to beef up security states with high-security risk ahead of the General Elections. 

Buhari Denies El-Rufai

1 year ago /
Nation 

The presidency has distanced President Muhammadu Buhari from a letter currently in circulation, which alleges that the President had authorized Governor Nasir El Rufai of Kaduna state to deal with traitors and disloyal members of APC, especially Senator Shehu Sani.

Invest In Education, El Rufai Tells Governors

1 year ago /
Nation 

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has advised other governors to take up the investment of education and health of the residents in their respective states seriously.

Action Democratic Party Condemns El-Rufai’s Demolition Of Opposition Secretariat In Kaduna

1 year ago /
Nation 

The action Democratic Party has asked president Buhari to speak up and condemn the demolition of senator Suleiman Hunkuyi’s house in Kaduna by the Kaduna state government.

Nasir El-Rufai: No Going Back On Government's Decision To Sack More Than 36,000 Workers In The State

1 year ago /
Nation 

Kaduna state Governor Nasir El-Rufai says there is no going back on the state Government's decision to sack more than thirty six thousand workers in the state civil service. Governor El Rufai has also denied reports that he ordered the police to disrupt a protest match staged by the Nigerian Labour...

Arewa Youths Insist North Will Not Be In Same Country With Igbos

2 years ago /
Nation 

A coalition of Arewa Youth Groups which gave Igbos three months’ notice to quit northern Nigeria has reiterated that it’s call for Igbos to leave the region was not a call to violence but to allow them to achieve their ambition of having the country. In a statement issued on Thursday...

Buhari Holds Meeting With Progressive Governors

3 years ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, is holding a meeting with the progressive governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, the nation’s capital. Details of the meeting have not been made known to journalists at the time of this report. Speculations have it that the Governors may have...

 

El-Rufai's Religious Bill Is Biblical - Agbese

3 years ago /
Religion 

A Civil rights activist, Comrade Philip Agbese has thrown his weight behind the Kaduna State Religious Activities Regulation Bill describing it as a biblical concept that was initiated by Apostle Paul in the Bible. Speaking to our correspondent in a phone conversation, the United Kingdom based activist said “Governor...

Fani Kayode shares opinion on 2016 Budget

3 years ago /
Nation 

Former Spokesperson of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan Campaign Organisation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode released a statement yesterday to express his opinion on what he feels about the proposed 2016 budget presented to the NASS by President Buhari. Read statement below… “The 2016 budget is fueled by insincerity, shrouded in fantasy, built on tall dreams...

See Gov. El Rufai's statement on the Army/Shiite clash

3 years ago /
Nation  Security 

ON THE CLASH BETWEEN THE ARMY AND SHIITES: Text of State broadcast by Malam Nasir El-Rufai, Governor of Kaduna State, on the recent security issues in Zaria; 17 December 2015 Dear People of Kaduna State, We have witnessed sad events in Zaria and a part of Kaduna metropolis over the last few...

Gov. El Rufai Assures On Speedy Processing Of Land Documents

4 years ago /
Nation 

Gov. Nasiru El- Rufai of Kaduna State has said that his administration would ensure speedy processing of land documents. El-Rufai said in a special broadcast in Kaduna, that his administration would fast track issuance of Certificates of Occupancy (C of O), to improve security of land holdings. To facilitate, according to him,...

NEC Raises 4-man Committee To Verify Accruals, Withdrawals From Federation, Excess Crude Accounts

4 years ago /
Nation 

The National Economic Council (NEC) on Monday set up a four-man committee to examine the accruals into and withdrawals from the Federation Account and the Excess Crude Account from 2012 to May 2015. The committee was set up at the 58th meeting of the council, which was re-inaugurated by President Muhammadu...

 

El-Rufai Accuses Kaduna Govt Of Squandering N600bn In 7 Years

4 years ago /
Politics 

Former minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kaduna State, Malam Nasir El-Rufai, on Monday alleged that the state government received over N600 billion from the Federation Account in the last seven years without anything to show for it. El-Rufai,  who made the...

El Rufai Pleads With People Of Kaduna To Join Him Rebuild The State

5 years ago /
Politics 

Malam Nasir El-Rufai, flagbearer of the All Progressive Congress of Kaduna State has pleaded with all who contested with him in the governorship primaries to join hands together in rebuilding the state. During his acceptance speech on his nomination a governorship candidate for the APC, he said that the time had...

Namadi Sambo Doesn't Have A Say In Kaduna Politics – El Rufai

5 years ago /
Politics 

A former minister of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Nasir El-Rufai, on Thursday said defeating the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Kaduna state will be as simple as reading “ABCD”. He said PDP will be badly beaten because it has nothing to show in the state. Mr. El-Rufai, a governorship of the All...

I Will Only Join The PDP If Satan Converts To Islam - El Rufai

5 years ago /
Politics 

A former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, has ruled out any possibility of leaving the party for the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.    

El-Rufai Loses Son In Abuja Autocrash

5 years ago /
Nation 

Former Minister of Federal Capital Territory, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai has lost his son to a car crash.Hamza El-Rufai died this morning in Abuja. The father of the deceased broke the news on his faceboook page at about 8:00 am Tuesday morning. The post read thus, “From Allah we came and to Him we shall return. Please join our family in praying for the repose of the soul of my son Hamza El-Rufai who died this morning in a motor accident in Abuja.”

NASIR EL-RUFAI EXONERATED BY ABUJA HIGH COURT

6 years ago /
Nation 

Former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Nasir El-Rufai has been cleared of charges of abuse of power by an Abuja High court.