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Nasir Ahmed El-Rufai

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

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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...


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...


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...

Bitter pills for the politicians

These include Osinbajo's old patron, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, former Governor of Lagos State; Atiku Abubakar, ex-Vice-President; Bukola Saraki, Senate President; Nasir el-Rufai, Kaduna State Governor; and Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, ex-Governor of Kano...


Buhari sets out his agenda

Star of the show was Nasir el-Rufai, Governor-elect of Kaduna State and lead speaker on the panel that explored ways of reforming the country's dysfunctional public service...


APC to lead with a leaner team

Other influential economic thinkers on the APC side include Vice-President-elect Yemi Osinbajo, a former Justice Commissioner and Attorney General in Lagos State (AC Vol 56 No 4, Policing the vote); Professor Adedoyin ('Doyin') Salami of Lagos Business School, who has also served on the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Monetary Policy Committee; Nasir Ahmed El-Rufai, the Kaduna State Governor-elect, and former Minister for Abuja and Director of Bureau for Public Enterprises, has strong pro-market views on accelerating growth (AC Vol 56 No 7, A moment of truth for the General)...

A moment of truth for the General

That part of the campaign reached its finale on the evening of 31 March, when a small team including Fayemi, Rivers State Governor Rotimi Amaechi and a gubernatorial candidate in Kaduna State, Nasir el-Rufai, sat down to write Buhari's victory speech...


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