• More groups reject Governor El-Rufai’s Religious Bill in Kaduna

    More groups reject Governor El-Rufai’s Religious Bill in Kaduna

    Several months after the introduction of Religious Regulatory Bill by Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, governor of Kaduna State, the initial criticisms that greeted its introduction has refused to vanish.

    This time around, after lengthy deliberations on various aspects of the controversial bill, stakeholders from various groups and associations in Zangon Kataf communities, Zangon Kataf Local Government Area, LGA, of Kaduna State, last Thursday rejected the proposed law.

    It would be recalled that El-Rufai in March this year, introduced an executive bill to Kaduna […]

  • Many states want to replicate religious bill, they’ve asked for our copy, says El-Rufai

    Many states want to replicate religious bill, they’ve asked for our copy, says El-Rufai

    Those presently clamouring against the religious bill proposed by Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State may be in for a long drawn battle as the Governor has revealed that many state governments are ready to toe the same path and have asked for a copy of the bill to replicate in their states.

    El-Rufai, who made this disclosure yesterday while interacting with select journalists at the Sir Kashim Ibrahim Government House in Kaduna, said the proposed law was sent to the […]

  • Gov. El-Rufai Will Not Withdraw Religious Bill Despite Criticism – Aide

    Gov. El-Rufai Will Not Withdraw Religious Bill Despite Criticism – Aide

    Malam Uba Sani, the Political Adviser to the Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai has said the governor will not backtrack on his programmes for the state despite criticisms.

    Addressing newsmen in Kaduna, Sani accused mischief makers of being responsible for some of the criticisms against the El-Rufai’s policies.

    Sani said, “You may accuse Governor El-Rufai of anything but you‎ don’t even have to know him too well to deduce that the governor is not the type to be swayed by any form […]