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2019 polls: Victory sure for Buhari, El-Rufai – Kaduna dep gov

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Kaduna State deputy governor, Barnabas Bantex, has expressed optimism that President Mohammadu Buhari and Governor Nasir El-Rufai would emerge victorious in the 2019 general elections. Bantex, who spoke on Saturday during a campaign tour of Zonkwa, Zangon Kataf Local Government Area of the state, said that the chances of All …

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El-Rufai is an unpopular gov, he hasn’t achieved anything, says Shehu Sani

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The Senator representing Kaduna Central at the National Assembly, Shehu Sani, has described the state Governor, Nasir el-Rufai, as “unpopular.” Sani, who is contesting for the Senate on the People’s Redemption Party platform, also said the governor had not achieved anything since 2015. The senator had dumped the All Progressives …

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El-Rufai: Ethnic, religious politics affecting Nigeria

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Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State has condemned the manipulation of religion and ethnicity for political interests by the elite in the country. The governor, who is seeking reelection under the banner of the All Progressives Congress, said the choice of Dr Hadiza Balarabe as his running mate for the March 2 governorship poll …

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I’ll punish perpetrators of Kasuwan Magani crisis – El-Rufai

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Governor Nasiru El-Rufa’i of Kaduna State, has vowed to punish the perpetrators of the recent crisis at Kasuwan Magani that led to several deaths. He made the promise at a Town Hall meeting held at Kasuwan Magani in Kajuru Local Government area of the state. According to the governor, his …

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El-Rufai: We don’t have herder crisis in Kaduna

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 Malam Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State, has said there have never been any herders’ crisis in the state. He said what has been happening are conflicts that resulted from ethno-religious intolerance. The governor, who made observation when he received the Editor-in-Chief and Chief Executive Officer of Media Trust Ltd, Mannir …

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2019 polls: Fake news poses biggest threat, says Lai Mohammed

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The Federal Government has said that fake news and hate speech  constitute  threat to the upcoming general elections in 2019. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, stated this at the 47th meeting of the National Council on Information in Abuja on Thursday, with the theme: Tackling fake …

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We spend N3bn annually on pupils school fees, says El-Rufa’i

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Governor Nasiru el-Rufa’i of Kaduna State on Saturday said his government was spending N3 billion on payment of school fees for pupils from primary to junior secondary schools across the state. He stated this at the 26th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Zaria Education Development Association (ZEDA) held at Barewa …

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I can’t be Nigerian president at 77, says Abdulsalami

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Former Head of State General Abdulsalami Abubakar says he cannot return as civilian president of Nigeria, asking what he could do if elected president at 77. He said it was high time the old generation mentored and encouraged younger Nigerians to take over the leadership of the nation. He spoke …

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