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Nigeria

Nasir Ahmed El-Rufai

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


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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...


Leaving it late

Then the two currently favoured candidates from the north are former Director of Nigeria's State Security Service Babagana Kingibe and Minister of the Federal Capital Territory Mallam Nasir el-Rufai...


Pots, kettles and corruption

Obasanjo has set up a panel of inquiry headed by Attorney General Bayo Ojo, with Oby Ezekwisili, Nasir El-Rufai and Major General Abdullahi Sarki Mukhtar, the new National Security Advisor (replacing Gen...


Reformers reshuffle

Nasir El Rufai, stays as Minister of Federal Capital Territory but takes on the Commerce portfolio until a new minister is appointed...


Pop goes the third term balloon

The Minister of the Federal Capital (and former chief of the privatisation programme) Nasir el-Rufai, is certainly a technocrat, but without significant political backing...


Third term unlucky

Obasanjo's personal favourite is understood to be the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Nasir el-Rufai, and he might also want to promote the chances of his ally, Rivers State Governor Peter Odili...


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