Why my memo to Buhari was leaked – El-Rufai

The Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, has revealed the major reason why his memo to  President Muhammadu Buhari was leaked to the public. El-Rufai, a long-standing ally of the president, said he can go in and out of the Presidential Villa at his will despite rumours of a breakdown in the relationship between……

Army to hold 2nd quarter security workshop in Kaduna

The Nigerian Army said on Friday that it would conduct the second quarter Office Management and Document Security Workshop at 1 Division Headquarters from April 19 to April 17, in Kaduna. Col. Kingsley Umoh, Deputy Director, Army Public Relations Officer, 1 Division Kaduna, announced this in a statement made available to the News Agency of……

I was never banned from Presidential Villa – Gov. El-Rufa’i

Gov. Nasiru El-Rufa’i of Kaduna State says he was never banned from coming to the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The governor, who stated this while fielding questions from State House correspondents after joining President Muhammadu Buhari to perform the two-raka’at Juma’at weekly prayer at State House Mosque, Abuja, on Friday, Reports on the social media said……

Again El-Rufai Replies Dogara “Distraction Will Not Work” #Open NASS

Samuel Aruwan, Kaduna: The Kaduna State Government wishes to issue this update in relation to the gentle admonition that Mallam Nasir El-Rufai gave to the NASS leadership on the imperative of budget transparency. The House of Representatives has responded with predictable tetchiness to a simple and clear demand that details of the National Assembly budget…

I don’t have security votes, says El-Rufai

The governor of Kaduna state, Nasir el-Rufai has said there is no security vote appropriated to him in the state’s budget. On Tuesday, Abdulrazak Namdas, spokesman of the house of representatives, said what El-Rufai published was the security budget of Kaduna and not his security votes. But in a statement on Thursday, Samuel Aruwan, spokesman……

Easter: NSCDC deploys 3000 personnel to ensure peaceful celebration in Kaduna

Kaduna state command of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) said it had deployed over 3000 of its personnel to ensure peaceful Easter celebration. State Commandant of the Corps, Alhaji Modu Bunu, stated this in a press statement Thursday, issued on his behalf by the Public Relations Officer of the command, Orndiir Terzungwe.……

Abuja-Kaduna Route Security Arrangement Is For The Rich And Powerful

The Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, on Friday appraised the ongoing face-lifting exercise at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja and confirmed that 80% of the refurbishing has been done.     Meanwhile security agents virtually line up the road between Kaduna Airport and Kaduna town as police vans are stationed almost at every kilometer……

Nigeria Refining Capacity Increases by 29% …As NNPC Cuts Losses by 16.19%

Nigeria Refining Capacity Increases by 29% The combined installed Capacity utilization of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation’s refineries located in Port Harcourt, Warri and Kaduna increased by about 29 percentage points in January 2017 compared with their performance in December 2016. In the latest of the Corporation’s Monthly Financial and Operations Report for January released…

Will you let a stranger sleep in your bed?

The sharing economy is in full swing and it is fascinating to watch how its innovations have been embraced in different parts of the world. People more and more have become accustomed to riding in a complete stranger’s car connected only by an app called Uber. With a site such as AirBnB, one cannot help…

El-Rufai dares Dogara, publishes pay slip, security vote

Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai, has released details of the state’s expenditure, as well as security votes. This comes as a response to Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, who had called on Governors to release their expenditure. A statement issued by El-Rufai’s spokesman, Samuel Aruwan, on Monday read: “Our attention has…

Police arrest 19 suspected kidnappers, armed robbers in Kaduna

The Kaduna State Police Command, has announced the arrest of 19 people suspected of engaging in kidnapping, armed robbery and other crimes in the state. The Commissioner of Police, Mr Agyole Abeh, made the announcement at a press briefing in Kaduna on Monday. He explained that among the suspects were five kidnappers, six armed robbers,……

EFCC Recovers Fake $570,000 From Fraudsters In Kaduna

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has conducted yet another successful raid leading to the arrest of five notorious fraudsters. The fraudsters comprising four Nigerians and one Nigerien man were reported to be specialists in duping innocent persons who fell into their traps. The arrested suspects, Salisu Rabiu, Ibrahim Idris, Haruna Abdullahi, Abubakar Umar……