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El-Rufai Fires Political Appointees In Kaduna

Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State has called on all political appointees in the state to submit their resignation letters on or before April 30, as he prepares for his second term in office. The governor’s decision it is believed will afford him the opportunity to the team for his second term in office. Sahara Reporters disclosed that the decision is in accordance with his constitutional prerogative, which allows him to decide on re-appointments while giving the Kaduna State Ministry of Finance adequate time to!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

Shehu Sani: INEC’s Counsel At Tribunal Is El Rufai’s Lawyer

...INEC: We’re Not Aware Senator representing Kaduna Central Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Shehu Sani has accused the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of hiring a personal lawyer to Governor Nasiru El-Rufa’i of Kaduna State to represent it at the National and State Assembly Election Petition Tribunal in Kaduna. Addressing a press conference today, Monday in Kaduna, Sani called on INEC to substitute its defence counsel at the tribunal, Mr. A.U Mustapha, alleging conflict of interest. !-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

Zaria Gets Water For The First Time In 30yrs – El-Rufai

For the first time in thirty (30) years, the people in Zaria now have access to portable drinking water, the governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai has revealed. El-Rufai said the feat was achieved through the support the African Development Bank and Islamic Development Bank. Speaking during the Economic and Investment Summit ‘KadInvest,’ which held in the state, El-Rufai said the water project will be commissioned by President Muhammadu Buhari very soon. He said, “The Zaria water project which has gone on almost!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

El-Rufai Woos Investors At KADinvest

The Kaduna State governor-elect, Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai, has urged investors to pick interest in investing in the state. El-Rufai, while delivering his speech at the Kaduna Investment Summit (KADinvest) Version 4.0, themed "Expanding Investment Frontiers” in Umaru Musa Yar’adua Hall Murtala square Kaduna, urged investors not to give up on the state but push in funds to make the state greater. “I welcome you all to Kaduna investment summit and hope you join us as we seek to make Kaduna great again. I will appeal to all!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

Buhari Jets To Senegal For Inauguration Of President Sall

President Muhammadu Buhari, will on Monday depart Nigeria for Senegal to attend the inauguration of Senegalese President, Macky Sall. This was contained in a statement issued by his special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina. Sall was re-elected President of the country in the February 2019 Senegalese presidential election. Buhari will travell alongside Governors Mohammed Abubakar, Nasir El-Rufai and Tanko Al-Makura of Bauchi, Kaduna and Nasarawa states respectively amongst others. The statement read,!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

El-Rufa’i Urges Support For EFCC

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has called on Nigerians and the people of state in particular to support the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC in the fight against corruption. The Governor made the call on today, Wednesday, while receiving officers of the Kaduna Zonal Office of the Commission on a courtesy visit to his office. In a post on it’s Facebook page dated March 27, 2019, El-Rufa'i who assured the Commission that the state would work hand in hand with the EFCC in tackling corruption in the!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

El Rufai Wins Kaduna Guber With Over 200,000 Votes

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the All Progressives Congress (APC) gubernatorial candidate Governor Nasir El-Rufai as winner of Saturday’s election in Kaduna state. The Returning Officer, Prof. Mohammed Yahuza Bello said El-Rufai polled 1.045,427 while the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Governorship candidate Hon. Isa Mohammed Ashiru polled a total of 814,168 votes. “That Nasir El-Rufai of the APC having satisfied the requirements of the law and having scored the highest number of votes…

PDP Kicks, Alleges Fraud, As El-Rufai Leads In Kaduna

The People's Democratic Party (PDP) in Kaduna state has kicked, alleging fraud and irregularities, as Governor Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai of the All Progressives Congress (APC) leads from the results released so far in the Saturday gubernatorial election. Results from 11 local government areas so far collated at the INEC headquarters in Kaduna show that, Governor El-Rufai has won in seven local government areas of Makarfi, Soba, Kudan, Ikara, Kauru, Kubau and Giwa. Meanwhile, the opposition candidate, Hon. Isa Ashiru has!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

El-Rufai, wife decry low turn out of voters in Kaduna as collation begins

Collation of votes has started in several polling units in Kaduna after a voting that witnessed low turnout. Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir El-Rufai has decried low turnout of voters in Kaduna. El-Rufai who is the gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) however expressed optimism that the turn out will improve before the close of voting. Also, the wife of the governor, Hajiyah Ummi el-Rufai decried low the turnout of voters, but was optimistic there will be turn-up as the voting!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

Governorship Election: States To Watch (2)

We bring you the concluding part of our preview of this Saturday’s governorship election. Kwara State In Kwara, Bukola Saraki, President of the Senate, would be seeking to prevent the total collapse of the Saraki political dynasty by working to ensure the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, wins this Saturday’s governorship election. The ruling PDP in the state fell to a shock defeat in the February 23 Presidential and National Assembly Election and Saraki lost his bid to return to the senate. The party did not win!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…
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