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El-Rufai’s Book’s A Piece Of Random Jottings From Hear-Say – Ohakim


Former Governor of Imo State, Ikedi Ohakim, has described the book “The Accidental Public Servant”, written by former Federal Capital Territory (FCT) minister, Malam Nasir el-Rufai as “nothing but a piece of random jottings from hear-say” to deceive the unsuspecting and hapless reading public. Ohakim, in a statement yesterday and ... Read More »

CJN Queries Outgoing FCT Chief Judge Over Revelations In El-Rufai’s Book


The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Aloma Mukhtar, has issued a query to outgoing Chief Judge of the Federal Capital Territory – Justice Lawal Gumi, seeking explanations over an annual grant made to the FCT judiciary by the FCT administration during the administration of Malam Nasir el-Rufai. El-Rufai had said in ... Read More »

Battle Of Intellectuals: Your Memoirs Is An ‘Intellectual Fraud’, Soludo Tells el-Rufai

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If you have followed reactions to former FCT Minister, Mallam Nasir’ el-Rufai’s memoirs – The Accidental Public Servant, then, this lengthy one by former Central Bank of Nigeria Governor, Prof. Chukwuma Charles Soludo, should interest you. Read below: Although there is no single definition of fraud, the online definitions that ... Read More »

Corruption: Nigeria Needs A Leader With Scare Factor – El-Rufai


Former FCT Minister, Malam Nasir el-Rufa’i has said that corruption and looting of public funds by public officials in Nigeria is now carried out openly to the extent that every Nigerian is aware. Speaking at the London signing of his book, ‘The Accidental Public Servant,’ el-Rufa’i said the high level ... Read More »

PDP Fears Buhari More Than God – El-Rufai


Former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Malam Nasir El-Rufai said General Muhammadu Buhari is his preferred candidate for the 2015 presidential polls. El-Rufai who spoke to Radio France International Hausa Service denied eyeing the presidency saying it was just a propaganda by the Peoples Democratic Party. “Those who ... Read More »

El-Rufai Promises More Exposé As He Hints At Writing Another Book


Former Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Minister, Mallam  Nasir El-Rufai, said yesterday that he deliberately shunned response to critics of  his book, The Accidental Public Servant because many of them have not read it. While stating that the critics of his book – which has generated a lot of controversy – could attack ... Read More »

I Challenge Anyone To Dare The Facts In My Book – El-Rufai Dares Critics

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As expected, criticisms for Mallam Nasir el-Rufai’s book, The Accidental Public Servant, poured in from different people who felt slighted by its contents but the former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory is not bothered as the attacks were “contrary to the facts” in the book. He said instead, they ... Read More »

Ribadu Spits On el-Rufai’s New Book, Says It Has A ‘Huge Integrity Deficiency’


Former FCT Minister, Malam Nasir El-Rufai’s memoirs, The Accidental Public Servant has come under fire from Pioneer Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Malam Nuhu Ribadu, who has described the book as having a “huge integrity deficiency”. In an interview with an Abuja-based newspaper, Blueprint, Ribadu fell short of referring ... Read More »

El-Rufai Is Angry Because He Was Not Picked As Obasanjo’s Successor

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As ‘The Accidental Public Servant’, a book written by former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Malam Nasir El-Rufai continues to raise dust, a source close to former President Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has revealed that El-Rufai decided to deride the former President because he did not anoint him as ... Read More »

El-Rufai: Why I Wept At My Book Presentation


On a day his friends, associates and loved ones converged on the nation’s capital to witness the public presentation of his controversial and expository memoir, ‘The Accidental Public Servant’, on Thursday at the Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Center Abuja, former FCT Minister, Nasir El-Rufai betrayed his emotions and wept openly. El-Rufai, ... Read More »

El-Rufai Faces Arrest, Prosecution Over Publication Of Classified Documents In New Book


Indications have emerged that former FCT Minister, Malam Nasir el-Rufai may be quizzed and likely face prosecution over alleged breaches of the Official Secrets Act following his massive reproduction of restricted and classified government documents in his memoir, “The Accidental Public Servant,” which was launched yesterday in Abuja and now ... Read More »

Yar’Adua Suffered From Low Self Esteem – El-Rufai

Umar Yar'Adua

Just as living former and serving major political actors in Nigeria are exposed in Malam Nasir El-Rufai’s memoirs, ‘The Accidental Public Servant’, so is the dead! Although it is prayed that the dead should rest in peace, El-Rufai will not allow Nigeria’s former President, late Umaru Yar’Adua be as he ... Read More »

2015: I’m Prepared For The Presidency – Babangida


The book launch of former FCT Minister Malam Nasir El-Rufai’s ‘The Accidental Public Servant’ Thursday in Abuja, was a political gathering of sorts. With the exception of apolitical Nigerians who were at the Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Centre venue of the public presentation of El-Rufai’s highly publicised memoirs, the rest were ... Read More »

The Accidental Public Servant: El-Rufai Deserves Our Prayers Not Anger – Atiku


In the coming weeks, Nigerians should expect to see more fireworks as “The Accidental Public Servant”, a memoir written by former FCT Minister, Malam Nasir el-Rufai was yesterday presented to the public. It is bound to elicit heated debates and refutals from the actors involved. Already, Former Vice President Atiku ... Read More »

Abuja Demolitions: I’ve No Regrets – El-Rufai Insists


More than five years after he left office as Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Malam Nasir El-Rufai has maintained that he has a clean conscience over the demolition of several buildings running into billions of naira during his tenure. The former minister who is credited with restoring some ... Read More »

Obasanjo Was Terrified By Yar’Adua’s Plot To Arrest Him – El-Rufai


Who ever thought a time would come when the outspoken and reverred former President of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo would be afraid of arrest, moreso by a man whom he single-handedly anointed as his successor? Former Minister of the Federal capital Territory, Malam Nasir el-Rufai in his book, “The Accidental ... Read More »

Four Huge Mistakes Obasanjo Made As President – El-Rufai


More facts are emerging as to the type of government former President Olusegun Obasanjo operated while in office – one that cared less for moral and ethical concerns. In continuation of excerpts from the book by a former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Nasir el-Rufai titled ‘The Accidental Public ... Read More »

el-Rufai’s New Book: Atiku Thought OBJ Wouldn’t Complete His Tenure… He Is A Liar, Diabolic – Atiku


Excerpts from the book, “The Accidental Public Servant,” although yet to be presented to the public and written by a former Minister of Federal Capital Territory, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, will definitely be a reader’s delight as it contains sensitive revelations. Shortly after excerpts from the highly anticipated book revealed that ... Read More »

OBJ Wanted A Buhari/Okonjo-Iweala Joint Ticket In 2011 – El-rufai


Although the book ‘The Accidental Public Servant,’ written by former FCT minister now CPC chieftain, Malam Nasir El-rufai is yet to be officially presented to the public, excerpts from the memoirs is already generating controversy with former president Olusegun Obasanjo, the recipient of scathing remarks. Commenting on the book, spokesperson ... Read More »