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Kano anti-corruption agency summons Emir Sanusi’s wife, late Ado Bayero’s wives, 93-year-old Sarkin Bai, others

Despite a subsisting court order barring the Kano Public Complaint and Anti-Corruption Corruption Commission from investigating Kano Emirate Council finances, the commission has gone ahead with its probe, inviting some officials of the council and other individuals to explain why the emirate council paid their foreign medical bills.

I will dissolve new emirates in Kano – Abba Yusuf

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, governorship candidate in Kano State, Abba Yusuf, on Wednesday vowed to reverse the law establishing four additional emirates in the state, if he secures his ‘stolen’ mandate at the election petition tribunal.

Emir Sanusi warned over comments on herdsmen killings

The Northern States Christian Elders Forum, NOSCEF, has warned the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, over utterances capable of remarks that could endanger...

Emir Sanusi lauds Air Peace as flight operations to Kano begin

The Emir of Kano, His Highness, Muhammad Sanusi II, has commended Air Peace for extending its domestic flight operations to the state. Mr Sanusi made...

The unending agony of kidney patient, Nayif

By Mustapha Usman, Kano  If anyone had before 2015 told citizen Nayif Ismail, an indigene of Fagge Local Government Area of Kano state, that at...

Emir Sanusi suspends another late Bayero’s son

By Mustapha Usman, Kano The emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, has suspended the district head of Takai, Bashir Ado Bayero, for alleged disloyalty. Trouble began...

What Ganduje told Kano Assembly about Emir Sanusi [See letter]

By Mustapha Usman, Kano The letter Kano State governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, sent to the state House of Assembly, urging the legislators to call off probe...

BREAKING: Kano Assembly suspends probe of Emir Sanusi

By Mustapha Usman, Kano The Kano State House of Assembly has called off probe of the emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, bowing to a...

Emir Sanusi advises Ganduje to prioritise education sector

The Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, has advised Kano state government to pay more attention to the sector of education, saying a knowledge...

Emir Sanusi can’t escape probe, insists Kano speaker

The Speaker of the Kano State House of Assembly, Kabiru Rurum, has maintained that the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, cannot escape being...

Probing Muhammadu Sanusi II, by Aliyu Tilde

This morning, I heard that civil society organizations in Kano are meeting to take a stand on the issue of probing the Emir of...

Emir Sanusi to appear before Kano Assembly for questioning

By Mustapha Usman, Kano The Kano State House of Assembly will invite the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, to appear before its adhoc committee...

Sanusi II: Nigeria’s inheritor of tradition and unlikely would-be reformer, by Richard Ali

*This article was first published by African Arguments Sanusi Lamido Sanusi has often been a polarising figure in Nigeria, but he now finds himself at...

EXCLUSIVE: How Emir Sanusi pays self N12m monthly salary

By Mustapha Usman The embattled emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, is paying himself an average of N12million monthly salary from the First Bank account...

Saraki, El-Rufai beg Ganduje as plot to remove Emir Sanusi thickens

By Mustapha Usman The president of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, and governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai, have made spirited appeals to Kano State governor,...

I spent N4.3bn not N6bn in 3 years – Emir Sanusi [see full statement]

By Mustapha Usman, Kano The emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, has debunked the allegations that he squandered a whopping sum of N6billion between June...

Emir Sanusi: Kano gov’t mulls suspension, deposition

By Abdulaziz Abdulaziz Kano state Government may place the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammad Sanusi II on suspension to give way for “proper investigation” of...

Northern governors meet in China, seek Emir Sanusi’s deposition

At least five Northern governors including governor of Kano State, Abudullahi Ganduje, have met in Guangzhou, China, where they resolved to take “severe action”...

Emir Sanusi seeks introduction of indigenous languages in teaching science, technology

By Mustapha Usman, Kano The emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi ll, has urged the federal government to introduce teaching of science, technology and social sciences...

Another word for Emir Sanusi, by Jaafar Jaafar

While the hyperbolic lyrics of the legendary Sarkin Kotson Kano Abdulrahman’s magnum opus – Sir Sanusi Sarkin Yaki Zakin Daga Na Abashe – turned...

The misinterpretation of Emir Sanusi II, by Gimba Kakanda

There is a reason the North of Nigeria is yet to be “on top of the situation”, as our policymakers tend to say even when a crisis is...

Emir Sanusi’s diatribe and question of superior opinion, by Muhsin Ibrahim

A famous line from Shakespeare’s celebrated Romeo and Juliet poses a question, thus: “What is in a name?” While Juliet believes that there’s nothing...

Project 2019: Nigeria needs leaders, not dealers, by Martins Oloja

In my journey through this wilderness called life, I have lost a number of solid, older friends who have influenced my journalism. One of...

Where the north fails, by Yakubu Musa

Those of us who read Daron Acemoğlu and James Robinson’s Why Nations Fail, have seen, in the best-selling book, some convincing arguments on how...

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