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El-Rufai appoints judicial panel on police brutality

The Kaduna State Government has constituted a judicial panel of inquiry into acts of police brutality in the state. This followed the resolution of the National Economic Council (NEC) as fallout of the #ENDSARS protests. A statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Communication, Mr. Muyiwa Adekeye, yesterday said the Judicial Commission of […]

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El-Rufai sets free 25 prisoners in Kaduna

Kaduna State Governor Mallam Nasir El-Rufai yesterday set free 25 prisoners in Kaduna in commemoration of the Independence day celebration of the country. At least 10 other inmates had their prison sentences reduced based on the recommendations of the Advisory Council on the Prerogative of Mercy in the state. This was as the governor advised […]

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How we generated N44bn IGR in spite of recession, by el-Rufai

Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir el- Rufai, yesterday said that his administration had raised the internally generated revenue (IGR) of the state to N44 billion in the year ending 2019. el-Rufai said this was in spite of the economic downturn experienced across the world, in which Kaduna State was not an exemption. Speaking at the […]

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Kaduna’s river of blood

Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, the Kaduna State Governor, said recently that the prevailing crisis in the southern part of the state has “a 40-year history” of attacks and counter attacks, killings, maiming and destruction of property. Indeed, these decades of killings have turned the former Liberal State, whose name Kaduna not only means crocodile, but also […]

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El-Rufai tasks monarchs on peace in Kaduna communities

Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir El Rufai, has challenged traditional rulers in the state to support security agencies to uphold peace and harmony in their communities. El Rufai also asked them to offer inclusive leadership to all persons, who live in their domain, affirming that the government’s principle of citizenship is based on residence. El-Rufai, […]

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Lawmakers tackle Buhari, el-Rufai over Southern Kaduna killings

Lawmakers on the platform of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) caucus of the Kaduna State House of Assembly yesterday accused the federal and state governments of not doing enough to curtail the renewed attacks in the southern part of the state. The lawmakers described the government silence on the attacks and killings as “worrisome”. Addressing […]

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…why insecurity persists, by el-Rufai

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir el – Rufai, has explained that insecurity in Kaduna State is being perpetrated by criminal elements who have been killing, kidnapping people and rustling cattle in the entire North-West. The governor explained that the criminality of the bandits gets coated with ethnic and religious hues when it affects communities in the […]

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El-Rufai advises leaders to counter false claims

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has appealed to elected officials and traditional rulers not to shy away from taking up the leadership roles in their communities. The governor, who gave the advice on yesterday at a stakeholders’ meeting, told the political and traditional authorities of Zangon Kataf and Kauru Local Government Areas not to […]

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Why I appointed many youths in my govt, by El-Rufai

Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, yesterday said that he values the inputs of young people in governance and that is why many of them have been appointed and vested with positions of responsibility in his administration. The governor gave the explanation at the unveiling of the third set of Kashim Ibrahim Fellows at the […]