Tag: el rufai

Op-ed EditorFebruary 20, 2017

Moses Ochonu: El-Rufai, hypocrisy, and executive Incitement

by Moses Ochonu A couple of my interlocutors have written to say that Audu Maikori deserves to face justice for ...

Op-ed EditorFebruary 18, 2017

Today’s Noisemakers: Femi Kuti, Pa Ikhide, Bashir Ahmaad and others

Every day on the Nigerian internet, there are people who keep our eyes glued to our phone screens as we ...

Op-ed EditorFebruary 18, 2017

The Thread: Audu’s unfortunate arrest is a teachable moment, Oby Ezekwesili says | #FreeAudu

Yesterday, Audu Maikori was arrested and shipped to Abuja for ‘inciting violence’. Today, Ms Ezekwesili spoke with the state governor, ...

Op-ed EditorFebruary 17, 2017

The Thread: “#FreeAudu Maikori. He is not your problem” | Top 10 tweets about Audu’s arrest

Audu Maikori’s arrest has awakened the anger and sense of injustice within Nigerian citizens, who cannot wrap their heads around the ...

Op-ed EditorFebruary 17, 2017

The Thread: Some people are convinced Audu Maikori’s arrest is justified | #FreeAudu

Senior Special Assistant to the Kogi state Governor on media, Gbenga Olorunpomi, is of the mind that Audu saw his ...

EditorFebruary 11, 2017

The YNaija Cover this evening – the 11th of February

Read the full stories and analyses here, here and here now! Editor

Op-ed EditorFebruary 10, 2017

Opinion: Is Kaduna getting great again?

by John Danfulani “Make Kaduna Great Again” was Mr Nasir Ahmed El-rufa’i’s 2015 campaign slogan.That catchy motto was created on ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 30, 2017

Opinion: DSS Vs Apostle Suleiman- Let justice be done

by Inibehe Effiong It is politically correct and simplistic for anyone to demand the arrest and prosecution of Apostle Johnson ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 27, 2017

The Thread: Are we playing politics with Southern Kaduna?

Twitter saw an uproar yesterday over the credibility or otherwise of Southern Kaduna killings as exposed by Music Chocolate City ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 25, 2017

Femi Fani-Kayode: The killer midget and the stunted dwarf [Pt. 1]

by Femi-Fani Kayode “Not a single soul has been prosecuted, let alone jailed for the genocide in Southern Kaduna and ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 18, 2017

Opinion: RE | The canonisation of the unsaintly

by John Danfulani “There are tree types of lies…lies, damn lies, and statistical lies” Benjamin Disraeli It’s no longer in ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 10, 2017

Moses Ochonu: Why Do El-Rufai and His Minions Care More About His Image Than About the People of Southern Kaduna?

by Moses Ochonu One of the tragedies of the Nigerian condition is that there are too many citizens for whom ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 28, 2016

Moses Ochonu: El-Rufai’s blunders and the Christmas killings in Southern Kaduna

by Moses Ochonu For the people of Kaninkon Kingdom in Southern Kaduna, this was a bleak Christmas. On Christmas Eve ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 23, 2016

Today’s Noisemakers: Crazy ATM queues, that Christmas jingle, Don Jazzy and others

1. Crazy ATM queues around the nation It’s the season to be jolly, to travel, to buy gifts, etc, etc ...

Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 22, 2016

Southern Kaduna crisis: Buhari approves 24-hour curfew

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the 24-hour curfew imposed by the Kaduna government on Thursday, on three Local Government Areas; Zangon-Kataf, ...

Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 21, 2016

Kafanchan attack: “We must defeat hate with love” – El-Rufai

Governor of Kaduna, Nasir El-Rufai has called for calm among residents of the state. The governor made the statement when ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 20, 2016

The Thread: Chilling reports of the killing fields of Southern Kaduna

This story makes the blood run cold. And raises lots of questions. Do see below: Let us go over the ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 16, 2016

Peregrino Brimah: El-rufai charges Buhari to punish soldiers involved in #ZariaMassacre

by Peregrino Brimah A year after the Zaria Massacre that saw hundreds of Muslims killed in a military action against protesting youth, ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 13, 2016

Femi Fani-Kayode: Nasir El Rufai and the bloodfest in southern Kaduna (Pt.2)

by Femi Fani-Kayode Senator Danjuma La’ah, the Senator representing the good people of Southern Kaduna continued. He said that according ...

Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 9, 2016

I am ‘unsuspendable’ – Shehu Sani

The Senator representing Kaduna Central Senatorial district in the National Assembly, Shehu Sani says he is “unsuspendable”. Sani who was ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 9, 2016

Femi Fani-Kayode: Nasir El-Rufai and the bloodfest in Southern Kaduna (Pt. 1)

by Femi Fani-Kayode “We will write this for all to read. Anyone, soldier or not, that kills the Fulani takes ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 8, 2016

Peregrino Brimah: State of Emergency | Arrest Kaduna Gov Nasir El-Rufai for admitting to sponsoring terrorists

by Peregrino Brimah Kaduna state governor Nasir el-Rufai made a startling revelation last week. He admitted openly to financially sponsoring terrorists ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 20, 2016

No criminal case filed against Atiku – U.S.

The United States government has denied knowledge of a pending criminal case against former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, The Punch reports. It will ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 16, 2016

El-Rufai is a perpetual betrayer – Timi Frank

Suspended Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Timi Frank, says governor of Kaduna, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai is ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 14, 2016

‘I am not corrupt’ – Atiku

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar says he is not a corrupt person, Daily Trust reports. Atiku made the disclosure in an ...

AzeezNovember 10, 2016

El-Rufai visits late Lt. Col Abu Ali’s family

Kaduna State governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai on Thursday visited the family of  late Lt. Col. Muhammad Abu Ali at the ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 21, 2016

Kaduna to spend N2.55bn on CCTV, drones

The Kaduna Government has set aside over N2.55bn for the procurement of CCTV cameras and drones, to provide adequate security ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 19, 2016

Farooq Kperogi: Murderous mass persecution of Nigerian Shiites

I am no Shiite. As the son of a Sunni Muslim scholar, I have irreconcilable theological differences with Shiism. But ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 14, 2016

Opinion: Nigeria, haven for power drunkards that never learn

by Abiodun Shomoye For some periods now, I have been enjoying my life as a retired political enthusiast/commentator, but somehow, the ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 29, 2016

Peregrino Brimah: Godwin Emefiele promotes recession by denying Nigerians access to money

by Peregrino Brimah The Central Bank governor Godwin Emefiele has categorically rejected demands by Kaduna Governor Nasir El-Rufai, Finance Minister Kemi Adeosun ...

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