YOU ARE UNFIT TO GOVERN KADUNA, SENATOR TELL EL RUFAI

Senator Shehu Sani has described the Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir El-Rufai, as somebody with “patented venom and perfidy, claiming that all the attempts by El-Rufai to emerge as the chairman of the Nigerian Governors’ Forums failed. He added that the governor was unfit to run the state. He said this in a statement issued while reacting to a comment credited to El-Rufai, who reportedly claimed he had retired Sani and Senator Suleiman Hunkuyi from politics. In reaction, Sani told the governor that he could not claim to have ‘retired’…

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CHRISTIANS ALLEGE ETHNO-RELIGIOUS CLEANSING IN KADUNA, PETITIONS TRUMP, SEE EL RUFAI’S REACTION

Kaduna State governor Nasir El-Rufai PHOTO: TWITTER/ GOVERNOR KADUNA • Don’t politicise security challenges, govt tells group • Petitioners have right to opinion, says PFN Christians in the north, under the umbrella of Voice of Northern Christian Movement in Nigeria (VNCMN) have petitioned the United States President, Donald Trump, over alleged ethno-religious cleansing in southern Kaduna and other parts of the country. But a senior government official in Kaduna State debunked the allegations, describing them as products of politics. The Christians specifically alleged that since the emergence of Nasiru Ahmed…

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EL RUFAI INCREASES MATERNITY LEAVE TO 6 MONTHS FOR FEMALE CIVIL SERVANTS

Governor Nasir El-Rufai on Wednesday revealed that female civil servants in Kaduna State would now enjoy six months of maternity leave. On his verified Twitter handle, El-Rufai said, “I am pleased to announce that just yesterday, our State Executive Council approved six months maternity leave for our female public servants.” He added that the prolonged maternity leave would encourage the healthy development of babies. “This encourages the healthy development of infants through prolonged breastfeeding, among other benefits,” he stated. El-Rufai was sworn into office for a second term on Wednesday,…

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PRESIDENTIAL VILLA STAFF SQUEAKS ON EL RUFAI’S ACTIVITIES IN THE SEAT OF GOVT, HOW HE PUTS PRESIDENCY STAFF ON SALARY

A STAFF OF ASO VILLA DESCRIBES GOVERNOR ELRUFAI “GOVERNOR ELRUFAI’s Political life revolves around PMB and the Villa. He places many staff working around the President on monthly salary even including security men, their job is to report to him all the President does and his movements,including leaking to him the President’s visitors and what was discussed. Elrufai visits the Villa almost every two weeks and he gets briefings almost everyday on what’s going on in the Villa. If he doesn’t like someone to see the President, he uses his…

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GODFATHER: AGAIN APC REPLIES EL RUFAI, TALK IS CHEAP, YOU ONLY WANT TO BE LIKE ASIWAJU

The Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has berated the Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, for insisting that political godfathers in Lagos State must be retired. El-Rufai, who recently said he overcame the carnage of godfatherism in his state, urged Lagos State to replicate same, a comment that drew mixed reactions from Nigerians, especially the political class. Despite the condemnations that greeted his comment, the governor yesterday insisted thathe owed nobody an apology for asking people of the state to disregard godfatherism.  But in a swift reaction last night,…

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GODFATHERISM: LAGOS IS NOT KADUNA, APC TELLS EL RUFAI

 Chijioke Jannah  The All Progressives Congress (APC) has told Governor Nasir El-Rufai that Kaduna State is not Lagos State where he retired four godfathers from politics El-Rufai, at the weekend, had taken a swipe at Asiwaju Bola Tinubu’s dominance of the political structure in Lagos State, saying it was time to end godfatherism in the state just the way he ended it in Kaduna State. To free Lagos from Tinubu’s grip, El-Rufai said, one of the best ways is to start the campaign now by embarking on a study to…

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DON’T DISGRACE YOURSLEF, EL RUFAI WARNED

THE Yoruba Council of Youths Worldwide has warned Kaduna State Governor Nasir el-Rufai to desist from acts that could earn him disgrace from the Yoruba nation Addressing reporters in Lagos, the council’s president, Aremo Oladotun Hassan, said the statement credited to el-Rufai saying he would teach Lagosians how to end Godfatherism was “abysmally insulting”. Hassan queried why the governor would leave his Kaduna State, which is under intense insecurity and fears. He said el-Rufai lacked the credibility to utter such seditious statement in a Yoruba land. The youth leader wondered how…

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HOW TO DEFEAT GODFATHERS IN LAGOS BY EL RUFAI

Oladimeji Ramon The Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, on Saturday said he defeated and retired four political godfathers in Kaduna State, saying the feat could be replicated anywhere, including Lagos State. El-Rufai, who argued that godfathers existed only on paper or in the minds of the people, said the key to defeating them was in going directly to the people. He, however, admitted that defeating godfathers required time and hard work. The Kaduna State Governor spoke in Ikoyi, Lagos, at an event organised by the Bridge Club tagged,…

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EL RUFAI MEETS IGP, SULTAN, DEFENCE MINISTER OVER SECURITY PROBLEMS

 Don Silas  Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State is currently meeting with the acting Inspector-General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu and the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar over security issues in the state and other parts of the north. The meeting, which started around 11:30 am, is holding at the Arewa House in Kaduna. Others in attendance are; Mansur Muhammad Dan Ali, the Defence Minister, and Boss Mustapha, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF. President Muhammadu Buhari’s Personal Assistant on New Media, Bashir Ahmad, made this…

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KADUNA GOVT DECLARES 24 HOURS CURFEW IN KAJURU

BREAKING: Kaduna Govt Imposes 24-hr Curfew On Kajuru Channels Television Updated April 26, 2019   The Kaduna state government has announced the imposition of a 24-hour curfew on Kajuru local government area of the state. The curfew comes on heels of a rumour that a fresh crisis is imminent in Kasuwan Magani community, one of the crisis-prone areas in the council. READ ALSO: Kajuru Attack: FG Sends Security Operatives After Killers Of Nigerian, Briton A short statement issued by the spokesman for the Kaduna state government, Samuel Aruwan quotes the state…

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