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Nigeria

Nasir Ahmed El-Rufai

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


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Making haste slowly

The Katsina way Of the 39 ministers approved by the Senate we hear that Yar'Adua is close to just two: Sayyadi Ruma a former aide from Katsina and Deputy Minister for Education under Obasanjo who takes Agriculture and Water Resources and Aliyu Modibbo former Industry Minister and the only surviving member of the pro-reform cabal who inherits the strategic Federal Capital Territory Ministry from Nasir el-Rufai...


The new man in Abuja

The head of the task force on electric power (and likely Energy Minister) Nasir el-Rufai promises that electricity output should more than triple to about 10 000 megawatts by the end of the year...


Giant steps

Mallam Nasir el-Rufai's student friends called him 'Giant'; he stands some five foot seven inches tall...


The dealmaking begins

The incumbent Federal Capital Minister Nasir el-Rufai and the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission Nuhu Ribadu will get key posts...


Yar'Adua prepares for power

Within its ranks the PDP has even tolerated a group of reformers led by Federal Capital Territory Minister Nasir el-Rufai and Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission Nuhu Ribadu who speak of a permanent revolution and of changing the face of Nigeria...


The grudge match goes on

A team of senior government officials led by Federal Capital Territory Minister Nasir el-Rufai and Justice Minister Bayo Ojo happened to be in London and offered rapid rebuttals to Abubakar's claims...


An outsider moves up the list

They also coincided with the independent attempts by the remaining reformers in the Obasanjo government - the EFCC's Chairman Nuhu Ribadu Federal Capital Territory Minister Nasir el-Rufai and Education Minister Obiageli Ezekwesili - to make a final push against grand corruption before next year's elections...

Significantly Obasanjo has offered no public support to the candidate favoured by his reform team the combative Nasir el-Rufai...


The next election deadline

Younger Nigerians are excited about the possibility that the Minister for the Federal Capital Territory Nasir el-Rufai might take a run at the PDP nomination with the backing of the government's remaining reformers such as EFCC Chairman Nuhu Ribadu and Education Minister Obiageli Ezekwesili...


All for one, not yet

Even hardened strategists in Abubkar's failing campaign say that they underestimated Ribadu and his ally Nasir el-Rufai Minister for the Federal Capital Territory...


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