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Nasir Ahmed el Rufai

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

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Tinubu struggles to control the Assembly

With his home state Governor Nasir Ahmed el Rufai and current House of Representatives Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila behind him he is well ahead of any rivals...

Asiwaju Tinubu the taxman cometh

Beyond the targets Tinubu and his close colleagues – Kaduna state governor Nasir el Rufai and former Lagos commissioner for finance Olawale Edun have pledged more teacher training more police more soldiers more drones for the Niger Delta and student loans for all...

The naira republic's banknote crisis hurts (almost) everyone

Those ruling party governors – including Kaduna's Nasir el Rufai Kogi's Yahaya Bello Zamfara's Bello Matawalle and Niger's Sani Bello – who filed petitions over the naira replacement at the Supreme Court in early February have lambasted Emefiele as part of their campaign rhetoric...


Economic woes test voter loyalties

Undaunted Tinubu's team including Kaduna State governor Nasir el Rufai have turned around to blame a cabal within the presidency for orchestrating these economic crises to weaken their campaign...

Attacks shatter Abuja’s complacency

That view gained traction when Nasir El Rufai Governor of Kaduna State said he had to tell the President directly that there was a widely publicised threat to abduct him – until then no one had informed Buhari of the danger...

In search of flagbearers

Most of the leading contenders are from the south (see panel) but Kaduna State governor Nasir el Rufai is an exception and has strong name recognition...

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