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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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Shehu Sani to El-Rufai’s wife: Talking about my hair is hate speech

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The senator representing Kaduna central, Shehu Sani, has asked Nasir El-Rufai, governor of the state, to caution his wife over her comments on his hair. In a Facebook post on Saturday, the senator said Hadiza El-Rufai, the governor’s wife, always talks about his hair whenever she is out campaigning. Hadiza has …

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There is herder crisis in Kaduna, Shehu Sani replies El-Rufai

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Senator Shehu Sani has countered Governor Nasir El-Rufai’s statement that,” there have never been any herders’ crisis in the state”. NEWSTIMES reports that the governor had said what has been happening are conflicts that resulted from ethno-religious intolerance. But reacting, Shehu Sani in a tweet on Sunday said, “There is …

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Fake news peddlers allege I’m from Mali – Gov El-Rufai

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Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has urged the Federal Government to enact a law that would grant states the jurisdiction to prosecute cases of fake news and hate speech. He made the call when Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, visited him on the sidelines of the  47th …

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Gang up against Buhari, APC will fail in 2019 – El-Rufai

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Kaduna state governor, Malam Nasir  El-Rufai, has said the political forces that the All Progressives Congress, APC, defeated in 2015 have ganged up to stop President Muhammad Buhari and other APC candidates but said they will fail. He urged the APC leadership to again mobilise the people to reject the …

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Sani Shehu to El-Rufai: Rent your own crowd from Sudan

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Senator Sani Shehu, representing Kaduna central district, has advised the All Progressives Congress to rent their campaign crowd from Sudan. Shehu said this in response to the claim of the Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, that the Peoples Democratic Party rented the crowd, which attended their North East presidential campaign kick-off …

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El-Rufai says PDP rented supporters from Niger Republic for Sokoto rally

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Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, on Tuesday said majority of the persons who participated at the Peoples Democratic Party presidential rally which held in Sokoto were from neighbouring Niger Republic. The governor, a member of the ruling party, APC, disclosed this during an inauguration of his campaign commitee in Kaduna. …

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APC youths pledge two million votes for Buhari, El-Rufai in 2019

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The All Progressives Congress youths in Kaduna State on Saturday pledged two million votes for President Muhammadu Buhari and Gov Nasir El-Rufa’i in the 2019 general elections. The youth made the pledge in a communiqué at the end of a summit tagged, “Kaduna State APC Emerging Young Leaders Summit’’, to …

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