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Nasir Ahmed El-Rufai

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


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The nearly man

Reformers in exile - Nasir El-Rufai and Nuhu Ribadu - are tipped for positions...


Recycled activists, new tactics

There is much talk of a new political vehicle to be led by the former anti-corruption chief, Nuhu Ribadu, and the former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Nasir el Rufai, both of whom now live abroad...


Open season on Obasanjo

The Senate, for example, is looking into some controversial land sales in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) during the tenure of Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, one of Obasanjo’s favourite ministers...


A tale of two cities

Launched on 5 September, its membership includes former Oil Minister Rilwanu Lukman and former Abuja Minister Nasir el-Rufai...


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...


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