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……

MEMO TO BUHARI: I’ve no regret, no apologies, El-Rufai says

The governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai, has said he has no regret nor apologies for writing a private memo to President Muhammadu Buhari over what Nigerians think about his administration. El-Rufai who stated this on Friday however revealed that he was not happy that somebody in the Presidency could leak a private mail he…

EL-RUFAI TO DOGARA: I’ve no money as security vote

Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, has said that there is no special money meant for him to spend as security vote. The governor who was reacting to the challenge by House of Representatives Speaker Yakubu Dogara, and the call by the House of Representatives for him to publish his security vote, said the…

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……

Publish your monthly security vote, not budget, Reps again dare El-Rufai

The House of Representatives has challenged Governor Nasir El-Rufai to make public his monthly security vote and not the state’s security budget which he did on Monday. El-Rufai and Speaker Yakubu Dogara had on Friday last week challenged each other to make public what governors earn as security vote as well as what the National…

Gov El’Rufai dares Dogara, publishes security votes, pay slip

Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai, on Monday disclosed publicly his state’s expenditure, including security votes. The governor and the House of Representative Speaker, Yakubu Dogara, had last Friday while speaking at the closing ceremony of the National Assembly Management Retreat held in Kaduna, challenged each other to make public what the lawmakers earn and the…

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…

Gov El’Rufai, Dogara clash, want each other to disclose what they earn

Kaduna State’s Governor Mallam Nasir el-Rufai and House of Representatives Speaker, Yakubu Dogara, on Friday challenged each other to disclose their financial earnings. The governor said the National Assembly members should tell Nigerians what they earn, and Dogara replied that governors should also disclose the amounts they collect as security votes. They both spoke during…

Senate’s commitment to Anti-Corruption campaign in doubt says el-Rufai

The Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai and Speaker of the House of Representatives, , on Friday, disagreed with the National Assembly budget, which the governor says lacks transparency. The governor also expressed doubt over the support or otherwise ‎of the current National Assembly, particularly the Senate, in the fight against corruption by the President Muhammadu…

The North-West is as backward as Afghanistan – El-Rufai

The Kaduna state governor, Nasir el-Rufai has likened some states in Nigeria’s north-west region were as backward as Afghanistan. Speaking at the Kaduna Economic and Investment Summit, he said such states were backward in terms of education, health care and opportunities. El-Rufai said the northern region had major challenges which its leaders have to tackle.……

Why El-Rufai demolished my house – Inuwa Abdulkadir

The zonal chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the north-west, has accused Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna state, of demolishing his house for political reasons. The house located at Yakubu Avenue, Kaduna, was pulled down by officials of the Kaduna State Urban Planning and Development Agency (KASUPDA) on Thursday, while he was……