Posts Tagged ‘El-Rufai’

Gov El-Rufai Kicks Against Zoning Of Political Offices

By Seun Adeuyi Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State, has again flayed the idea of zoning of political offices. The governor spoke at the Nigerian Economic Summit in Abuja, on Wednesday. According to him, no country progresses with such an arrangement will make any meaningful progress. El-Rufai insisted that every qualified person should be given […]

SERAP Hails NBA For Withdrawing Conference Invitation To El-Rufai

An accountability organisation, Socio-Economic Rights Accountability Project (SERAP), yesterday, reacted to the decision of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) to withdraw its invitation to the Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State. It would be recalled that the NBA had earlier withdrawn its invitation to El-Rufai via a tweet on its official Twitter handle, following protests […]

“I’ll Continue To Contribute To National Conversation” — El-Rufai Reacts As NBA Withdraws Conference Invitation [FULL STATEMENT]

Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State has reacted, following the decision of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, to withdraw its invitation to him to attend its 2020 Annual General Conference. The NBA, in a tweet, on Thursday, confirmed the withdrawal of the invitation, saying: “The National Executive Committee of the Nigerian Bar Association at its […]

2023 Presidency: I Won’t Support A Northerner, Says Governor El-Rufai

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has said he would not support a northern candidate in the next Presidential election. A news medium quoted El-Rufai to have said this in an interview with the BBC Hausa Service, on Saturday. He said the idea of zoning the presidential seat is necessarily not constitutional, but is based on the […]

Abuja-Kaduna Railway: #COVID19 Spread Bothers Me More, Compared To Security — El-Rufai

Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai has said that he is not worried about passengers’ security on the Abuja-Kaduna railway because the highway is well protected and there has not been a kidnapping case there since October last year. According to the governor, security is not an issue on the Abuja-Kaduna rail service but getting […]

JUST IN: Gov El-Rufai Lifts Lockdown, Reopens Places Of Worship, Others

Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai has lifted the partial lockdown in the state. El-Rufai, who made this known during a televised broadcast in the state, also announced the reopening of worship centres. The Governor also directed supermarkets, hotels, providers of personal services such as hairdressing and barbing salons to reopen. In his words, “From tomorrow, […]