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Nasir El-Rufai
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Mallam Nasir Ahmad el Rufai was Minister of the Nigerian Federal Capital Territory (FCT) of Abuja from 2003-2007. During his tenure, he was known for his reform efforts, including for support of Nigeria's then-newly formed Economic and Financial Crimes Commission and for overhauling the infrastructure and city plan of the FCT. He was also a member of President Obasanjo's Economic Management Team, where he contributed to efforts to reform government procurement procedures, establish an extractive industry transparency initiative, and add transparency to public expenditures.

These initiatives aimed to create regulations and procedures that would end longstanding patterns of bribery and corruption in Nigeria. From 1999-2003, el Rufai was the head of the Bureau of Public Enterprises and Member/Secretary of the National Council of Privatization, where he oversaw the privatization of many government owned companies. Following a brief assignment to President Yar'Adua's National Energy Commission in 2007, el Rufai left Nigeria to attend Harvard's Kennedy School as an Edward Mason Fellow; he graduated in May 2009. He has also attended programs at the Harvard Business School and the Georgetown School of Foreign Service.

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07/13/2015 21:42:15Nigeria and the Oil fortune / 0
06/27/2015 08:44:49How I have governed Kaduna in one month / 0
09/02/2014 15:26:44Note of Legal Action to Lawrence Nwobu / 0
03/13/2014 07:24:16APC Code of Ethics / 0
03/13/2014 07:21:18Roadmap to a New Nigeria – APC Draft Manifesto / 0
02/28/2014 07:33:00The Presidency's Jamboree Budget / 0
02/06/2014 16:36:17Oil Revenue Leakages: Another Chance for Nigeria / 0
02/06/2014 12:28:23Full Text of Sanusi's Report to Senate on Missing Oil Revenues / 0
12/05/2013 08:43:37Book Review: Girl-Child Education in Northern Nigeria by Dr. Asmau Sani Maikudi / 0
09/21/2013 04:49:44Oritsejafor not synonymous with CAN / 0
08/16/2013 05:07:50The Death of Objectivity, Revisited / 0
08/15/2013 04:55:42Kindergarten President, Childish Handlers / 0
08/09/2013 03:43:28Stunted Potentials Hobble Our Nation / 0
07/12/2013 03:45:36Katsina State's "No Future" Budget  / 0
07/11/2013 10:22:54Critical Review of the Petroleum Industry Bill 2012 / 0
07/05/2013 03:11:50Fiscal Responsibility Commission – The Sleeping Watchdog / 0
05/31/2013 08:10:48Jonathan's half-time: The hard facts / 0
05/27/2013 04:00:32Impunity, Injustice and Insecurity: What is the Role of the Law? / 0
05/24/2013 15:38:42Jonathan's Half-Time: Club Down, Manager Out / 0
05/10/2013 08:57:24Soludo's Solution of Anger and Innuendo (REJOINDER) / 0
04/28/2013 09:32:05Celebrating Oby Ezekwesili at 50 / 0
04/25/2013 23:32:17The Cost of Governance: Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency / 0
04/05/2013 08:17:50Counting the Cost of Nigeria's Water  / 0
03/29/2013 01:22:39Budget 2013: Motion without Movement / 0
03/08/2013 19:14:362015: The Naked Dancers and the Two-Year Marathon / 0
01/25/2013 07:59:35In Search of Leadership (2): Restoring Hope by Avoiding Breakdown / 0
01/18/2013 08:51:29In Search of Leadership (1) – Roots of Historic Crisis / 0
01/13/2013 09:52:56Pension Reforms: To Be or not to Be / 0
12/29/2012 11:02:12The Opportunity Cost Of Corruption / 0
12/21/2012 08:01:00Why Nigeria Must Revisit Land Reforms / 1
12/14/2012 00:11:44Nasir El-Rufai on Friday - Great, White, Hoax / 1
12/07/2012 15:59:22EL-RUFAI ON FRIDAY: Introducing Jude Egbas – Letter to my Unborn Child / 0
11/29/2012 21:33:47Jonathan and the $31bn Question / 0
11/09/2012 19:36:47The Social and Economic Costs of Unemployment / 0
10/26/2012 11:45:27House rents, transport fares and the meaning of despair / 0
10/12/2012 08:48:00Managing the Impending Hunger and Malnutrition / 0
09/28/2012 07:01:45Electoral Reforms (2) To Be or Not To Be? / 0
09/14/2012 10:50:23Electoral Reforms (1) – To Be Or Not To Be! / 1
09/07/2012 09:27:56The Angry Young Nigerian - by Yemi Adamolekun / 0
08/31/2012 02:18:02The Tragedy of Abandoned Projects / 0
08/24/2012 09:27:11The Budget Conundrum (3) / 0
08/17/2012 04:57:16The Budget Conundrum (2) – Unravelling The Jargon / 0
08/10/2012 18:09:37Governance cannot be outsourced (Response to Doyin Okupe) / 0
08/10/2012 00:03:14The Budget Conundrum (1) – Budgeting Process / 0
08/03/2012 03:57:08State Budgets: Wrong Priorities, Pathetic Outcomes [2] / 0
07/27/2012 07:54:46States' Budgets: Wrong Priorities, Pathetic Outcomes / 1
07/19/2012 21:42:03Few Gains, Many Pains / 0
07/13/2012 13:28:54Zamfara's Ambivalent Budget of Hope / 0
07/05/2012 22:05:02Akwa Ibom's Budget of Infrastructural Development / 0
06/08/2012 09:16:26Anambra's Budget of Misplaced Priorities / 0
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