Saturday, November 17, 2018

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    El-Rufai and the choice of his running mate

El-Rufai and the choice of his running mate

BY AMIRU HALILU"Those who will not reason, are bigots, those who cannot, are fools, and those who dare not, are slaves." - George Gordon ByronA vigorous discourse about the nomination of Dr. Hadiza Balarabe by Governor Nasiru el-Rufai as his running mate has totally and completely dominated public sphere; aroused all sorts of extraneous debate about her faith by [...]

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    El-Rufai’s running mate handed new role ‘at the heart of Kaduna govt’

El-Rufai’s running mate handed new role ‘at the heart of Kaduna govt’

Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna state, has offered Hadiza Balarabe, his running mate in the 2019 governorship election, a new appointment.The governor on Thursday appointed Balarabe as his senior adviser-counsel, according to a statement from Samuel Aruwan, his spokesman.The statement said the appointment, which is with immediate effect, will put her at "the heart of the (state) government".Balarabe is the [...]

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    El-Zakzaky to remain in DSS custody as court denies him bail

El-Zakzaky to remain in DSS custody as court denies him bail

Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), and his wife will remain in custody as a high court in Kaduna state has refused to grant them bail.Gideon Kurada, presiding judge, denied the bail application on the ground that El-Zakzaky did not attach a medical report to it.El-Zakzaky is facing trial over allegations of culpable homicide, unlawful assembly, [...]

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    Police warn against processions as El-Zakzaky’s trial resumes

Police warn against processions as El-Zakzaky’s trial resumes

The Kaduna police command on Tuesday said the ban on all forms of processions/demonstrations in the state is still in force.Yakubu Sabo, the command’s public relations officer, gave the warning in a press statement.Sabo said the police will not hesitate to deal with any person or group of persons who deliberately attempt to violate the ban.He said: “In view of [...]

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    Buhari visits Kaduna, meets with traditional, religious leaders over violence

Buhari visits Kaduna, meets with traditional, religious leaders over violence

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently meeting with traditional and religious leaders in Kaduna state over the clashes that led to loss of lives.The meeting is being held at the Indoor Sports Hall of the Murtala Square, Kaduna.Among thos in attendance are Shehu Idris, emir of Zazzau; Mathew Man-oso Ndagoso, archbishop of Kaduna Catholic archdiocese; Khalid Aliyu, secretary-general of the Jama'atul Nasril Islam [...]

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    Middle belt forum asks Buhari to set up panel of inquiry on Kaduna violence

Middle belt forum asks Buhari to set up panel of inquiry on Kaduna violence

The Middle Belt Forum (MBF) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to set up a commission of inquiry on the Kaduna violence.Last week, over 50 people were killed in a violence which erupted in parts of the state. Houses and shops were also destroyed.In a statement on Sunday, Bitrus Pogu, president of the MBF, asked the federal government to probe "the [...]

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    Senators: Why did el-Rufai travel out of Kaduna in the heat of this crisis?

Senators: Why did el-Rufai travel out of Kaduna in the heat of this crisis?

Two senators have accused Nasir El-Rufai, governor of Kaduna, for being complicit in the violence that engulfed parts of the state.Danjuma Laah, senator representing Kaduna south, and Philip Gyunka, senator representing Nasarawa north, are wondering why el-Rufai travelled out of the state in the heat of the crisis.Over 50 people have been killed in the ongoing religious conflict in Kaduna.Despite [...]

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    Curfew relaxed in parts of Kaduna

Curfew relaxed in parts of Kaduna

The Kaduna state government has eased off the 24-hour curfew on Kaduna metropolis, giving residents between 1pm to 5pm “to restock on essentials”.Samuel Aruwan, spokesman to Nasir el-Rufai, the state governor, said the decision was as a result of improved security in the location.El-Rufai had on Sunday, declared a 24-hour curfew in Kaduna towns and its environs to ease the [...]

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    Shehu Sani resigns from APC in protest

Shehu Sani resigns from APC in protest

Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna central, has resigned his membership of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).The lawmaker took the decision following the controversies which trailed the party's primaries for the 2019 elections.Sani has sent his resignation letter to the chairman of the APC in ward 6, Tudun wada north, Kaduna."I  present to you my highest compliments and wish by [...]

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    World Bank ranks Kaduna first in property registration, contract enforcing

World Bank ranks Kaduna first in property registration, contract enforcing

The World Bank has ranked Kaduna state number one in registering property and enforcing contracts in its latest ranking of doing business in Nigeria.The bank also ranked Kaduna State fifth in ease of doing business and 17th in dealing with construction permits.In its 'Doing Business in Nigeria' report released on Friday, the bank ranked the federal capital territory first in [...]

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    APC insists on Shehu Sani, says ‘el-Rufai can’t dictate to us’

APC insists on Shehu Sani, says ‘el-Rufai can’t dictate to us’

The national body of the All Progressives Congress (APC) says Shehu Sani remains its senatorial candidate in Kaduna central.Yekini Nabena, acting national publicity secretary of the party, gave the clarification in an interview with NAN in Abuja on Sunday.He said Sani was the only senatorial candidate from the zone duly recognised by the national body, maintaining that Nasir el-Rufai, governor of [...]

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    El-Rufai: Shehu Sani’s fate lies with APC delegates

El-Rufai: Shehu Sani’s fate lies with APC delegates

Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna state, says the fate of Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna central, lies in hands of delegates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state.Speaking after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa in Abuja on Friday, the governor described the president as a democrat, who would not support imposition.The national working committee [...]

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    El-Rufai, Akeredolu meet Buhari after disqualification of preferred senatorial candidates

El-Rufai, Akeredolu meet Buhari after disqualification of preferred senatorial candidates

President Muhammadu Buhari met with Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna state, and Rotimi Akeredolu, governor of  Ondo state, at the presidential villa in Abuja on Wednesday.El-Rufai and Akeredolu arrived at Aso Rock around 3.15pm and walked straight into the office of the president.The purpose of the meeting was unknown as of the time of filing this report.The meeting happened a day after [...]

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    I don’t have N20m in my account, says el-Rufai as groups donate nomination form to him

I don’t have N20m in my account, says el-Rufai as groups donate nomination form to him

Some groups in Kaduna state have purchased expression of interest and nomination forms of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna.While receiving the forms at government house, Kaduna on Monday, the governor said he does not have up to N20 million in his account.The forms cost N22.5 millionAmong the groups are the Association of Cattle Sellers, Independent Petroleum [...]

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    Kaduna people are ready to effect change, says PDP guber aspirant

Kaduna people are ready to effect change, says PDP guber aspirant

Shuaibu Mikati, a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship aspirant in Kaduna state, says residents will witness an era of decency in governance if he is given the chance to rule the state.In an interview, he said there was a bandwagon effect in 2015 election when the sympathy of the electorate to President Muhammadu Buhari helped some candidates win elections but the [...]

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    Many homeless as flood wreaks havoc in Kaduna

Many homeless as flood wreaks havoc in Kaduna

Torrential rain has rendered hundreds of people homeless in some suburbs in Kaduna state.Many houses were submerged as a result of the downpour which started on Thursday evening and lasted till the early hours of Friday.The communities worst hit by the disaster are Ungwa-Romi, Kigo road, Barnawa, Kudenda, Karatudu, Narayi, Ungwa- Rimi, Gonin-Gora, the Federal Cooperative School, Kawo, Ramat Road [...]

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