Kaduna State News Today
Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna state has said that he consulted President Muhammadu Buhari before his selection of Hadiza Balarabe as running mate. He said his selection was based on competence and not on religion.
The night-time curfew imposed on Kaduna due to many episodes of violence and ethno-religious crisis, was on Tuesday, November 13, lifted by the state government. Residents in the state were urged to work for peace.
Muhammad Sani-Bello, a former gubernatorial aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kaduna state, has formally dumped the party. He announced the decision at a press briefing on Monday, November 12.
Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, Nigeria’s chief of Army staff, on Monday, November 12, escaped an auto-crash as a drunk driver in Kaduna state hit the car he was supposed to be in. Buratai's ADC was injured in the accident.
Alhaji Idris Ibrahim, chairman of Zaria local government area of Kaduna state, has pledged to embark on a door-to-door campaign for the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari and Governor Nasir El-Rufai in the 2019 poll.
A former CAN secretary Kaduna chapter, Reverend John Joseph Hayab, has accused Mallam Nasir El-Rufai of consistently insulting or denigrating some individuals or group of people since he became governor of the state.