In May, Kaduna State governor, Nasir el-Rufai, was asked to clarify the statement he made nine years ago about the Fulani and their propensity to carry out maniacal violence against others. Rather than show that he had reflected on his … Read the rest
Nasir El-Rufai and Bola Ahmed Tinubu
Fellow Nigerians, here we go again. Let me say right away that the ways of our politicians are not the ways of ordinary mortals. At a time our leaders at all levels should be visibly worried and vociferously concerned about … Read the rest
The governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, has urged the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to honour the ‘informal agreement’ of ensuring that power goes to the Southern region of Nigeria in 2023.
El-Rufai spoke on Monday … Read the rest
Two can play the game. That should sum up the politicking surrounding the disinvitation of Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna state, for the 2020 annual general conference of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) where he was to be a … Read the rest
National history has a moral arc. It bends perennially in the direction of justice no matter how long it takes. This truism is my response to the three dominant positions on the desirable geo-political location of the Nigerian presidency in … Read the rest
By Farooq Kperogi
The rescission of the invitation extended to Governor Nasir El-Rufai to speak at the annual conference of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) as a consequence of sustained social media pressures from people who are discomfited by … Read the rest
By Abimbola Adelakun
On August 7, Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, appeared on a live TV show where he announced the hike in the N500,000 fine for “hate speech” in the amended National Broadcasting Commission Code by 450 per cent. According … Read the rest
Muhammad Sanusi II as CBN governor
Our worst fears have come to pass. On Wednesday March 9, in the year 2020, the Kano State Government sacked the embattled Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II. Meaning he has been dethroned. Meaning that day was his inauspicious date … Read the rest
“I also came to apologise for failure to protect you fully. We are doing our best to minimise such incidents. You should continue to forgive us” – Mallam Nasir El Rufai, Daily Trust, Thursday, March 2, 2020.
Although it carries … Read the rest
Why should there be so much preoccupation with Nigeria’s 2023 presidential elections when the newly elected administration of President Muhammadu Buhari’s All Progressives Congress (APC) is just over three months in office and the freshly inaugurated ministers are just settling … Read the rest