Monday, September 24, 2018

Tag "Nasir el-Rufai"

    Angry youths disrupt el-Rufai’s inauguration

Angry youths disrupt el-Rufai’s inauguration

The inauguration of Nasir el-Rufai, the new governor of Kaduna state, ended abruptly on Friday,as some youths pelted dignitaries with water sachets, stones and other objects in the pavilion of Murtala Square, Kaduna, where the ceremony held.The incident occurred when the new governor concluded his address and was about to mount an open van to review the parade mounted by the [...]

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    Kaduna gov, Yero, concedes election to el-Rufai

Kaduna gov, Yero, concedes election to el-Rufai

Ramalan Yero, governor of Kaduna state, has congratulated Nasir el-Rufai, his opponent in Saturday's governorship election even though INEC is yet to officially announce the winner.The sitting governor made a call to the presumed governor-elect at 3pm on Sunday to congratulate him – a gesture el-Rufai commended when he posted a tweet from his account. Just received a phone call from Gov Mukhtar Ramalan [...]

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    APC Kaduna to discuss role of women in elections

APC Kaduna to discuss role of women in elections

The All Progressives Congress Campaign Council in Kaduna will on Wednesday hold a special women summit in Kaduna.The summit which will take place at Arewa House has its theme as “The Role of Women in Elections”.Women from all sections of Kaduna society, including representatives of professional women groups, women in business, rural women and market women associations are expected to [...]

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    Tambuwal, Emerhor, Al Makura, Peterside emerge APC governorship candidates

Tambuwal, Emerhor, Al Makura, Peterside emerge APC governorship candidates

The All Progressives Congress (APC) held its primaries for gubernatorial candidates in almost all the states of the federation on Thursday.Although the exercise commenced behind schedule in most of the states, there were hardly issues of violence.Delegates trooped out in their numbers to cast their votes amid tight security.While results of the election are already out in some states, voting is [...]

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    EXCLUSIVE: Ribadu has begged me, says Atiku

EXCLUSIVE: Ribadu has begged me, says Atiku

Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar says Nuhu Ribadu, former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has apologised to him for the allegations of corruption the anti-graft agency levelled against him in 2006.He said when Ribadu was running for president in 2011, he came and asked him for forgiveness over the episode which damaged the former VP politically."Nuhu (Ribadu) came [...]

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    El-Rufai using Oritsejafor as cover-up, says group

El-Rufai using Oritsejafor as cover-up, says group

A religious group, Christians United Against Boko Haram, has accused former minister of the federal capital territory, Nasir el-Rufai, of deliberately attacking Ayo Oristejafor, president of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), in order to cover up some of his misdeeds.After the South African government discovered a huge amount of money meant for the illegal procurement of arms in an aircraft [...]

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    Kaduna: El-Rufai ‘clear favourite’ to fly APC flag

Kaduna: El-Rufai ‘clear favourite’ to fly APC flag

Former FCT minister, Malam Nasir el-Rufai, is the odds-on favourite to fly the flag of All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2015 governorship election in Kaduna State, party insiders have told TheCable.Although primaries are still three months away, aspirants are already deploying their game plan as the political landscape takes shape.El-Rufai has not openly discussed his governorship ambition but his [...]

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    Hadiza on #BringBackOurGirls and President Jonathan’s visit to Chibok that never was

Hadiza on #BringBackOurGirls and President Jonathan’s visit to Chibok that never was

Hadiza Bala Usman was Special Assistant to former FCT Ministers Nasir el-Rufai and Aliyu Modibbo. Today, she coordinates #BringBackOurGirls ­— a campaign that has rippled through the world, drawing on collaborations with the likes of Obiageli Ezekwesili. She shares her thoughts on the campaign with TheCable.Starting the protestI felt the need to get my Nigerian brothers and sisters to rise [...]

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