Tag: Governor Nasir El-rufai

“No pain, No headache” – El-Rufai, after receiving COVID-19 Vaccine

Kaduna State, Governor Nasir El-Rufai on Wednesday publicly took his first dose of COVID-19 vaccine with an appeal to the people of the state to still observe all the safety guidelines against the virus. The Governor was vaccinated by the Kaduna State Commissioner of Health, Amina Baloni. Among the top[Read More…]

Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna state says Nigeria is not collecting enough tax

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna state has lamented that Nigeria is not collecting as much public revenue as it can. He says that there is still much potential for growing Value Added Tax (VAT) and independent revenues of the Federal Government than what is being collected presently. El-Rufai made this[Read More…]

Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna says it costs N400,000 to treat one COVID-19 patient

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has called on northern traditional rulers not to relent in spearheading the campaigns to avoid the spread of coronavirus pandemic in the region, stressing that the cost of treating COVID-19 patients is very expensive.  The governor who made the call on Monday at the[Read More…]

Ose Anenih: Only An Igbo Presidency In 2023 Can Save Nigeria From Implosion

“Barriers to political equality, such as our seemingly entrenched though informal rule for zoning candidacies according to regions of origin, need to be de-emphasised and ultimately abandoned in favour of an emphasis on qualification, competence and character.” The statement above was recently made by Governor Nasir El Rufai, a northern[Read More…]

In Kaduna, Senator Hunkuyi’s Home Set for Demolition Over 30 Million Naira Rent By State Govt

Another property belonging to Senator Suleiman Uthman Hunkuyi located at 18a Inuwa Wada Road, Ungwan Rimi, Kaduna has been slammed with  N30 million fine for not paying ground rent for 24 years. The Kaduna Geographical Information Service (KADGIS) sent the bill to the personal residence of the senator informing him[Read More…]

Leadership Newspaper Journalist Arrested In Kaduna For Reporting About State Gov’t

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State is at it again, doing what he knows how to do best, arresting journalists. Daily Post reports that El’Rufai ordered the arrest of Mr. Midat Joseph, a Kaduna-based correspondent of Leadership newspapers. He was arrested by security operatives in his house at the early[Read More…]

Buhari Must Stand for Re-election In 2019, Nasir El-rufai Says

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari must stand for re-election in 2019, in the best interest of Nigeria. Amid the economic downturn and other issues, he insisted Buhari deserves a second term. “My prayer is that the president gets well…gets back to full health[Read More…]

APC Faction Slams Governor El-Rufai Over Memo To Buhari

A faction of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kaduna State has slammed Governor Nasir El- Rufai, saying he lacks the moral justification to criticize President Muhammadu Buhari. The faction, known as ‘APC Akida’, yesterday blamed the state governor for the lingering crisis bedeviling the state chapter of the party,[Read More…]

El-Rufai Pampering Southern Kaduna Killers Instead of Arresting Them – Cardinal Okogie Says

Cardinal Anthony Okogie, the retired archbishop of Lagos, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to take action against the Muslim Fulani herdsmen who are killing Christians in Kaduna State, Catholic Culture reports. Cardinal Okogie compared President Buhari’s silence to former President Goodluck Jonathan’s weak initial reaction to terrorist activity by[Read More…]

“Why Should The President Be Talking About (Kaduna)?” – Femi Adesina’s Reaction After Massacre of Villagers

Femi Adesina, spokesman of President Muhammadu Buhari, says his principal will not talk about the persistent killings in the southern Kaduna because Nasir el-Rufai, the governor, “is on top of the matter”. “Why should the president be talking about (Kaduna)? The governor el-Rufai is on top of things.” –  Femi[Read More…]