​’How el-Rufa’i misused $758m loans, paid ₦11.8bn into private accounts” – Report

El Rufa'i

A fresh report from the Kaduna State House of Assembly, sent to the State Government, has revealed how former governor, Nasir el-Rufa’i,‘s borrowing and spending spree left the State with a colossal debt burden. The final report of the Assembly’s Ad-hoc Committee set up to investigate the tenure of the ex-Governor accused the former governor of several corrupt practices. In the 175-page report submitted to Governor Uba Sani on Thursday, the lawmakers accuse the ex-governor of syphoning billions of Naira through proxy companies and individuals. Under “General findings on all…

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Kaduna Assembly approves castration as punishment for rapists

The Kaduna State House of Assembly has approved castration as punishment for those convicted of rape. 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,” the assembly tweeted. TheCable observed that the tweet was deleted shortly after it was posted but the majority leader of the assembly also tweeted about…

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