Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Tag "Nasir el-Rufai"

    EXTRA: Buhari calls el-Rufai ‘the bulldozer’

EXTRA: Buhari calls el-Rufai ‘the bulldozer’

After demolishing the head office of a faction of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kaduna, governor Nasir el-Rufai has earned the title of 'bulldozer'.The appellation was given to him by none other than President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday during the national council of state meeting at the presidential villa.The Kaduna state government had on Tuesday brought down the house of Suleiman Hukunyi, [...]

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    Kaduna ‘threatens another property’ belonging to owner of demolished APC faction office

Kaduna ‘threatens another property’ belonging to owner of demolished APC faction office

Suleiman Hukunyi, owner of the building demolished at 11B Sambo close, GRA, Kaduna, has raised the alarm that the state government is threatening another of his property.Hukunyi, a serving senator, leads one of the factions of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state.The demolished house was used as the secretariat of his own faction of the ruling party which [...]

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    Osinbajo, Omoboriowo, Dangote… meet the Nigerians who will give Buhari a chance at re-election

Osinbajo, Omoboriowo, Dangote… meet the Nigerians who will give Buhari a chance at re-election

It is no longer news that President Muhammadu Buhari will be standing for the February 2019 presidential election. And as much as many Nigerians may say the president has underperformed in the past three years, the president and his team believe another term will be an opportunity to do more.In the last two weeks, we carefully observed those members of [...]

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    Hukunyi: I’ve forgiven el-Rufai for demolishing my property

Hukunyi: I’ve forgiven el-Rufai for demolishing my property

Suleiman Hukunyi, senator representing Kaduna north, says he has forgiven Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna, for allegedly pulling down his property.The property which housed a faction of the All Progressives Congress (APC) was demolished in the early hours of Tuesday.This happened less than two days after the faction led by the lawmaker suspended the governor.The Kaduna Geographic Information Service (KADGIS) had [...]

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    Kaduna demolishes head office of APC faction that suspended el-Rufai

Kaduna demolishes head office of APC faction that suspended el-Rufai

The head office of the All Progressives Congress (APC) faction which suspended Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna state, has been demolished.TheCable learnt that the demolition was carried out under the supervision of armed security personnel and some suspected thugs.The team which pulled down the building located at 11B, Sambo road, GRA Kaduna, was said to have arrived at the place [...]

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    Kaduna APC crisis: Another faction annuls el-Rufai’s suspension

Kaduna APC crisis: Another faction annuls el-Rufai’s suspension

A faction of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kaduna state, led by Shuaibu Idris, has described as laughable, the suspension of Nasir el-Rufai, govenor of the state.El-Rufai was suspended on Sunday by the faction of Suleiman Hunkuyi, senator representing Kaduna north central, for alleged anti-party activities.His suspension followed his purported failure to respond to a query which was issued last [...]

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    ‘Attention-seeking gambits of desperate politicians’ — el-Rufai speaks on query

‘Attention-seeking gambits of desperate politicians’ — el-Rufai speaks on query

Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna state, has described as a “sham” the query which a faction of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state issued to him.Accusing the governor of “anti-people/anti-party activities and inhuman policies", Shuiabu Wada, chairman of the faction, gave el-Rufai 48 hours to respond to the query.The faction had also suspended Uba Sani, the governor’s political adviser; [...]

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    Group threatens to recall Shehu Sani for ‘working against’ Buhari, el-Rufai

Group threatens to recall Shehu Sani for ‘working against’ Buhari, el-Rufai

The Concerned Indigenes of Kaduna Central Senatorial District has threatened to recall Shehu Sani, senator representing the district, from the national assembly.Addressing a press conference in Kaduna on Monday, Aliyu Saidu, spokesman of the group, accused the senator of making disparaging remarks about President Muhammadu Buhari and Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna.Saidu said Sani’s “attacks” on Buhari and el-Rufai were unacceptable.He [...]

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    My wife will be Soyinka and Achebe of northern Nigeria, says el-Rufai

My wife will be Soyinka and Achebe of northern Nigeria, says el-Rufai

Hadiza Isma el-Rufai, wife of Kaduna state governor, will become the Wole Soyinka and Chinua Achebe of northern Nigeria -- so says her husband. Her book, "An abundance of scorpion", was launched on Thursday at the Yar'Adua Center in Abuja.It sheds light on the plight of women especially in the northern part of the country."I want to keep writing for the rest [...]

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    New Kaduna teachers ‘to start work in February’

New Kaduna teachers ‘to start work in February’

The first batch of teachers employed by the Kaduna state government will assume their new position in February.Officials of the State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) said this while giving Nasir el-Rufai, the governor, an update on the recruitment process.SUBEB officials confirmed that the marking of scripts for new recruits had been concluded, and assured the governor that the first [...]

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    Governors asking Buhari to seek re-election ‘are selfish’

Governors asking Buhari to seek re-election ‘are selfish’

Timi Frank, deputy national publicity secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says the seven governors nudging President Muhammadu Buhari to seek re-election "are selfish".Nasir el-Rufai, Kaduna governor, speaking on behalf of his colleagues on Friday said they want Buhari to keep running the country "in the right direction".Reacting, Frank said the governors could have paid a condolence visit to Samuel Ortom, [...]

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    No amount of resistance will reverse teachers’ sack, el-Rufai insists

No amount of resistance will reverse teachers’ sack, el-Rufai insists

Nasir el-Rufai, Kaduna governor, says there is no amount of resistance that will make the state government rescind its decision to sack 21,780 teachers.The government has received backlash from some Nigerians since its decision to fire the teachers said to have failed a competency test it organised.On Thursday, the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) protested the decision in the state, days [...]

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    Kaduna teachers dare el-Rufai, begin indefinite strike

Kaduna teachers dare el-Rufai, begin indefinite strike

Some teachers in Kaduna state refused to return to work on Monday in compliance with the directive of the state chapter of the Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT).The union had asked its members to stay away from work in protest of the decision of the state government to sack over 21,000  teachers who failed a competency test last year.But Nasir [...]

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    El-Rufai threatens to sack teachers who embark on strike

El-Rufai threatens to sack teachers who embark on strike

The administration of Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna, has threatened to fire any teacher who embarks on strike.This is as a result of the directive of the state chapter of the Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT) that its members should stay off work from Monday.The union asked teachers to protest the sack of over 20,000 of their colleagues who failed a [...]

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    El-Rufai visits Bakare in church — a week after ‘presidential declaration’

El-Rufai visits Bakare in church — a week after ‘presidential declaration’

Nasir el-Rufai, the governor of Kaduna state, visited Tunde Bakare, serving overseer of the Latter Rain Assembly, at the church auditorium in Lagos on Sunday.This visit is coming one week after the fiery preacher declared his intention to become the president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, not stating when exactly he would run for office.El-Rufai, who was one of [...]

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    ‘My pageants produced first black Miss World’ — Bruce replies el-Rufai

‘My pageants produced first black Miss World’ — Bruce replies el-Rufai

The last is yet to be heard of the online confrontation between Nasir el-Rufai, Kaduna state governor, and Ben Bruce, senator representing Bayelsa east.In response to el-Rufai's comment that Bruce was organising beauty pageants when the disputed rail projects were being conceived, the senator has told the governor that there is “no need for insults”.Their confrontation had started when Bruce [...]

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