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Nigeria

Nasir Ahmed El-Rufai

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


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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...


Now the race looks serious

In addition southern Kaduna state which is overwhelmingly Christian will vote solidly for PDP and APC governor Nasir el Rufai's ongoing difficulties with party factions could endanger his base in the northern half of the state suggesting that Buhari may also suffer there...

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Return of the Jagaban

Despite endorsements to run for a second term next year from loyalists such as Kaduna State governor Nasir el-Rufai Buhari has said nothing so far...

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All about votes and the naira

All the likely successors to Buhari – Senate President Bukola Saraki former Kano State Governor Rabiu Kwankwaso Sokoto State Governor Aminu Tambuwal and Kaduna State Governor Nasir el-Rufai – will bide their time in 2018...


Polarisation politics

The Arewa Youth-Kanu dispute was serious enough to prompt swift condemnation from key political figures such as Information Minister Lai Mohammed Kaduna State Governor Nasir el-Rufai Emir of Katsina Abdulmumini Kabir Usman (who made an impassioned call to protect Igbo citizens in the north) and former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar...


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