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Nasir Ahmed El-Rufai

Date of Birth: 16 February 1960
Place of Birth: Katsina


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The shake-up that didn’t happen

Also involved was Adedoyin Salami the chairman of President Buhari's Economic Advisory Council as well as the state governors of Kaduna and Kebbi states Nasir el-Rufai and Atiku Bagudu both seen as contenders for the presidency in 2023...


Divided we stand

Party sources say among those pulling the strings of the undeclared but ill-disguised campaign for a more favourable APC chairman was Transport Minister and former Rivers Governor Rotimi Amaechi who also has ambitions on the Presidency and is close to influential Kaduna Governor Nasir el Rufai (AC Vol 61 No 13 Back to the scene of the crime)...


Back to the scene of the crime

That is pitting a faction led by former governor of Rivers state Rotimi Amaechi and sitting governor of Kaduna Nasir el Rufai against the national leader of the APC Bola Tinubu a former governor of Lagos and Adams Oshiomhole a former governor of Edo whose abrasive style has led to his suspension as national chairman of the APC...

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Lagos takes the lead

Already it has cut through the country's political class with the President's Chief of Staff Abba Kyari Kaduna State governor Nasir el Rufai and Bauchi governor Bala Mohammed all testing positive...

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The Emir exits

Friend in KadunaSanusi has received public backing from his friend Nasir el Rufai governor of neighbouring Kaduna state (AC Vol 61 No 3 King for a year)...


King for a year

Prime among them would be Kaduna state governor Nasir el-Rufai a sharp-talking cerebral politician who is less popular within his party than the wider electorate...


Hard economics meets political pageantry

While First Lady Aisha Buhari and key All Progressives Congress (APC) figures such as Kaduna governor Nasir el Rufai were campaigning for incumbent governor Yahaya Bello to get a second term in Kogi the PDP threw in Seyi Makinde the neophyte Oyo governor and chair of the party's campaign council to rally support for its candidate Musa Wada...

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The stayaway election

Adamu Adamu has his supporters for a top job in the Presidency as does Nasir el-Rufai but he is tied up in running for a second term as governor of Kaduna state...


Governors get set

In adjacent Kaduna State APC governor Nasir El Rufai faces a tougher-than-expected re-election contest against former federal legislator Isa Ashiru of the PDP...


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