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Nasir Ahmed El-Rufai

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


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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...


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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