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Everybody thinks governors are thieves- Nasir El-Rufai
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Everybody thinks governors are thieves- Nasir El-Rufai

Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai says Nigerians see state governors as thieves which is not true. “Governors are the most suspected elected officials. Everyone thinks Governors are just thieves and we are wasting state resources, we are not doing anything. Governors are assumed to be taking security votes. When people hear security votes, they think it is a slush fund for Governors. So we have a very negative image out there." The governor said on Channels TV. He said been a governor is most difficult job. "Meanwhile, we have one of the most difficult jobs in the world. And we are subnational; our capacity to borrow is limited. The Federal Government can print money. We cannot." He added. "Other than Lagos,  very few state governments have room to do what they can do beca...
Kaduna: Castration approved as punishment for rapists
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Kaduna: Castration approved as punishment for rapists

The Kaduna State House of Assembly has approved castration as punishment for rape. "A bill to amend the Kaduna State Penal Court Law No.5 of 2017 has yesterday 09/09/2020 been pass into Law by @Kadlegislature", Majority Leader KSHA said in a Tweet. This follows the passage of a bill to amend the Kaduna state penal court law, 2017, by the lawmakers. The assembly, which announced the development via its Twitter handle yesterday, said the bill was passed into law on Wednesday. "The Bill Recommend total Castration for Rapist in the State", KSHA added. Nasir El-Rufai, The state governor in July said the justice system of the state will no longer grant bail to rapists. He disclosed this when a group of women, advocating for justice for rape victims, staged a peaceful rall...
#SouthernKaduna: Kaduna First Lady Hadiza El-Rufai Bashed For Celebrating 80k Followers on Twitter
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#SouthernKaduna: Kaduna First Lady Hadiza El-Rufai Bashed For Celebrating 80k Followers on Twitter

Kaduna First Lady, Hadiza Isma El-Rufai was slammed on twitter for celebrating 80k followers amid a campaign to raise an awareness over the incident in the Kaduna community.  #SouthernKaduna trends for the killings and death after an attack that happened last two Thursdays #SouthernKaduna was trending today on Nigerian Twitter for the alleged killing of some residents of a community in the North West state.  https://twitter.com/hadizel/status/1265682387859636226 According to reports, about 107 persons have been killed, 49 people have been injured, 66 persons kidnapped, 111 houses burnt, 32 villages destroyed and 20,000 people have been displaced in the Kaduna community from January till date. Hadiza El-Rufai, wife of ...
“Chisos We Need Giveaways” – Reactions As Kaduna Extends Lockdown By 30 days
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“Chisos We Need Giveaways” – Reactions As Kaduna Extends Lockdown By 30 days

The Kaduna State government has extended the quarantine order in the state by 30 days and Nigerians are not happy with it. This was confirmed in a statement released by Governor Nasir El-Rufai's spokesperson, Muyiwa Adekeye. The Kaduna state Governor stated that only Wednesdays will be lockdown-free, until the trajectory of Coronavirus infections becomes clearer. Residents of the state have been directed to wear facemasks and observe social distancing everywhere they go. While public gatherings has been prohibited in the state, the only category of persons exempted are workers in essential services such as health workers, the fire service, water corporation, electricity distribution and security personnel.  During the extended lockdown, persons seeking to come into t...